HACKENSACK, NJ – There will be plenty of eats and beats on the streets this summer in Hackensack.

Beginning May 31 and running through Aug. 3, the Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance and the City of Hackensack will hold its first annual Food Truck Fridays series.

Every two weeks, there will be a variety of food truck vendors, as well as musical entertainment, on the Courthouse Green from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

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Upcoming food trucks include:

  • May 31: Chef J’s Latin Dragon, Taxi Cab Burger, Magic Mike’s Smoked Meats, Pita Bowl, Glazed & Confused.
  • June 14: To be determined
  • June 28: To be determined
  • July 12: To be determined
  • July 26: To be determined
  • Aug. 2:  To be determined

Parking is available in the garage next to the courthouse and the area is also accessible by public transportation. 

"This is our first time doing it and we're very excited," said Patrice Foresman, executive director of the Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance." "We want to enhance the lunchtime experience for those who find themselves on the Courthouse Green in the middle of the day and we wanted to provide a fun atmosphere of live music and delicious food truck offerings that will change lineups every other event."

"The Alliance has been wanting to ehance the summer event calendar in Downtown Hackensack now that we have the Courthouse Green and the southern-most part of the Special Improvement District now finished with construction. We want to celebrate it and invite people to come experience historic Hackensack. And, while they're doing that, they can enjoy a terrfic lunch experience," Foresman said.

"The series is a continuation of the Alliance's mission to enhance the business community and to enhance the living, shopping and dining experience here," she said. "It's also a way to bring people down to Main Street, where we have many restaraunts that can provide an equally terffic dining experience."

For more information on the series, visit downtownhackensacknj.org.

Food truck vendors interested in joining the series this summer can call Patrice Foresman, Executive Director of the Main Street Business Alliance at 201-498-1690 or by emailing  info@downtownhackensack.org