Sunday, July 26, is a day to celebrate food trucks. The Chatham Street Chowdown will take over downtown Cary from 5 to 9:30 p.m. with 24 food trucks and a wine and beer garden.
Meanwhile, The Cary theater at 122 E. Chatham St., will screen the popular food truck film, “Chef,” at 2 p.m. to cap off a week of foodie films.
Here’s what you need to know about the event:
Where: Food trucks will be lined up across East and West Chatham Street, starting at Harrison Avenue, crossing Academy Street, and extending to Walker Street. This is twice the space of the food truck event earlier this spring.
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Who will be there: The trucks scheduled to attend are: American Meltdown, Baguettaboutit, Bam Pow Chow, Belgian Waffle Crafters (formerly known as Belgian Waffology), Chick-N-Que, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, CJ’s Street Food, Cousins Maine Lobster, Green Olive Deli, Gussy’s Greek Food, Hibachi XPress, Philly’s Cheesesteaks, Pie Pushers, RedEye Barbeque, Rolling Bistro, Sarge’s, The Wandering Moose, Virgil’s Jamaica and Will and Pops.
Road closings & parking: Chatham Street will be closed from 2 to 11 p.m. Walker Street and Harrison Avenue will remain accessible. Drivers should use Adams Street, Park Street and Dry Avenue to travel through downtown Cary. Harrison Avenue will remain accessible. Parking is encouraged at the parking deck on Cary Town Hall Campus, 121 Wilkinson Ave.
Entertainmennt: Scarlet will play ’80s and ’90s music from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Apex-based Peak City Sound will bring its 14-member band to the stage from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The stages is at the intersection of Chatham and Walker Streets.