“Hoosier Homecoming” is a free, family fun and learning day to be held in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday, Oct. 15 as a signature event of the Bicentennial celebration.
“Hoosier Homecoming” will bring families together from all communities across Indiana, to learn more about our shared history, dedicate Bicentennial Plaza and the Statehouse Education Center in the State Library, and celebrate the culmination of the Bicentennial Torch Relay.
Check out what else is planned for Oct. 15 (including music and food trucks) at www.in.gov/ibc/2334.htm.
To learn more about the Indiana Bicentennial Celebration visit www.indiana2016.org.
Here’s the list of food trucks and vendors you can visit at Hoosier Homecoming.
Wilson Farm – This farm operated by Dave Wilson of Greenfield will be on hand with pumpkins, squash, gourds, Indian corn, mums and various produce for sale.
Nacho Mama’s – This truck is 100 percent vegetarian and offers vegan options as well. Try the Ultimate Nachos, Rice Bowls, Tacos and Quesadillas, burritos. Twitter: @NachoMamasFT
Caveman Truck – Featuring Gluten-free and grass-fed ingredients, this Paleo-themed trucks features items like Barnyard Chili and BBQ Nachos. Twitter: @cavemantruck
Taste The Caribbean – Caribbean themed truck featuring items like Jerk Chicken, Grilled Shrimp or Beef patties available as a flatbread, wrap, salad or as a platter with sides. Twitter: @caribbean_taste
PI Indy – This truck serves freshly baked 8” pizzas with all sorts of fresh ingredients. Try the Indiana Corn Pi. Twitter: @pi_indy
Neighborhood Pizza – This truck from Carmel can make you an entire pizza or just a slice made fresh to order. Twitter: @nhpizza
Brozinni Pizza – Pizza by the slice and they’re big slices. Don’t forget about the Garlic Knuckles too. Twitter: @brozinni
The Flying Cupcake – This popular Indianapolis-area bakery features cupcakes with too many flavors to mention. They’re served out their mobile truck named Petunia. Twitter: @flyncupcake
Gigi’s Cupcake Truck – Cupcakes and more desserts from their truck named Pinky. Also they’ll have merchandise for sale for 1816hoosier.com. Twitter: @Gigisindypinky
General American Donut Company – Indy’s Craft Donut Shop, serving unbelievably delicious, handcrafted donuts and Stumptown Coffee. Twitter: @gadcoindy
Chef Dan’s Southern Comfort – Chef Dan serves combination of soul food and Cajun food from the Mississippi Delta and Louisiana Bayou. Try the Shrimp, Catfish or Crawfish Po’Boy and you won’t be disappointed. Twitter: @chefdansindy
Der Pretzel Wagen – Serving Bavarian Style Pretzels and unique Pretzel Sandwiches with a twist, this truck is perfect fit for a festival in October! Twitter: @derpretzelwagen
Soladine Concessions – A favorite at the Marion, Johnson and Brown County Fairs, this truck features fair favorites like Burgers, Tenderloins, Walking Tacos and Lemon Shakeups.
Karma Kitchen – You’ll usually find this truck in Anderson with its’ gourmet comfort food like walking taco salads, smoked meats, macaroni and cheese and sandwiches. Twitter: @karmakitchen1
Rolling Asian Delight – Enjoy authentic Asian cuisines prepared with all natural, local ingredients and Sunny’s homemade sauces. Try the Taiwanese Rice Noodles with Meat Sauce and the famous Boba Bubble Tea. Twitter: @RollingAsianDel
El Venezolano – Indiana’s first Venezuelan food truck serves arepas, tequeños and cachapas. Made from corn flour, arepas are stuffed with meat, cheese, beans or avocados and topped with the trucks’ special sauce. Twitter: @ElVenezolanoft
Da Blue Lagoon – The truck specializes in authentic Jamaican and Caribbean Cuisine like Jerk Chicken, Coconut Fried Shrimp and Jamaican Beef Patties. Twitter: @dabluelagoon
T-Baby’s Authentic Caribbean – This truck features great Caribbean cuisine and a cool truck theme that brings about an authentic Caribbean experience. Web: tbabysindy.com/
Gauchos Fire – Eat like a gaucho whose main dish is undoubtedly barbecue (churrasco) of mutton or beef. Popular dishes include Coxinhas, Pastel and Beef/Chicken Skewers.
Chomp’z Truck – This truck from Greenwood is serving up a Hoosier favorite, the Pork Tenderloin. Also enjoy another favorite comfort food of Fried Biscuits and Apple Butter. Twitter: ChompzTruck
Wild Boar BBQ – Enjoy smoked meats and homemade BBQ sauce? This truck is for you. Check out the BBQ Sundae, featuring macaroni & cheese topped with brisket/pork, baked beans and slaw. Twitter: @WildBoarBBQ
Dhaba Indy – This truck serves Indian cuisine with a bit of a Western touch. Enjoy favorites like Tandoori Chicken or Chicken Tikka Masala. @dhabaindy
Johnson’s BBQ Shack – You can eat at the shack in Bargersville anytime, but the truck is at Hoosier Homecoming serving up tasty BBQ and sides. Web: www.johnsonsbbqshack.com/
Soul Sista On The Move – Specializing in Soul/American food, enjoy Wings, Pork Chop, Mac & Cheese, and Burgers. Twitter: @soulsistaOTM