Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival – Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When and where is the Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival?
A: Monmouth Park Racetrack, Oceanport, NJ
May 26, 27, 28 Saturday, Sunday & Monday

Gates will open early at 11 am on Saturday and Sunday

Gates will open at the normal 11:30 am on Monday
Races will run until approximately 6pm all three days

Q: How much is it?
A: Admission to Monmouth Park Racetrack is $5 pp at the gate (no tickets in advance)

Children 12 and under are admitted free

Trucks will selling a variety of food priced per item.
For example: An Empanada $4, Crab Cake sandwich $10, Sausage Sandwich $9, Cupcake $3

Q: Where can I park?
A: There will parking lots at Monmouth Park.
General Parking is $5. Valet Parking is $10.

Q: What activities are there for children?
A: Saturday and Sunday noon to 4 p.m., is Family Fun Day at Monmouth Park. Starting “On the Green” and spreading all the way to the picnic area, you’ll find clowns, face painters, pony rides, a bounce house and more. In addition, there is a playground in the Picnic Area. ALL Family Fun Day activities are FREE!
Children 12 and under are ALWAYS admitted FREE

Q: Are dogs permitted?
A: No sorry. No pets are allowed, as they will scare the horses.

Q: What happens if it rains?
A: The event is rain or shine. There’s plenty of cover on a rainy day, so don’t be stuck in the house, come on out and enjoy the day.

Q: Can I take the train to Monmouth Park?
A: YES! The NJ Transit – North Jersey Coast Line trains stop at Monmouth Park Station on weekends and holidays, including Memorial Day
Package includes round-trip transportation and Grandstand admission plus an official racing program. The package is available from all NJ TRANSIT train stations, excluding Atlantic City Rail Line stations.
The cost is the round-trip fare plus $3.50. Purchase the package from a Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) at any NJ TRANSIT train station by choosing “Beach/Monmouth Park Packages” and then selecting “Monmouth Park Racetrack”, or purchase at any ticket office.
Please note: Packages cannot be purchased aboard trains or with the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App.
The Monmouth Park train station is not handicap accessible as there is no platform.

Q: Is the park handicap accessible?
A: Monmouth Park is Handicap Accessible with handicap parking spaces in all lots. Elevators are located in both the Grandstand and Clubhouse side for patrons.
Wheelchairs are available for “check-out” on a first come, first serve basis from the Monmouth Park First Aid (basement level, Grandstand side near tunnel). Simply leave your driver’s license, and it will be returned to you once the wheelchair is brought back at the end of the day. There is a limited supply, to check with First Aid, call 732-571-5453.
The Monmouth Park train station is not handicap accessible as there is no platform. There is a platform at the Long Branch station and a cab can be taken from there to the track.

Q: Can I bring a cooler?
A: No cooler larger than 30″ long by 15″ wide will be permitted at Monmouth Park.
BYO (Bring Your Own) alcohol must be kept and consumed in the designated BYO area. BYO alcohol permitted only in the picnic area north of the Premio food stand. No BYO alcohol will be allowed at any other location throughout the facility. No hard-liquor or glass bottles are permitted within Monmouth Park.
Please note the cooler policy does not apply to reserved picnic areas.

Q: Will there be live music?
A: Yes.
Saturday, May 26th – Lauren Davidson Music
Sunday, May 27th Pez Head Band and Jessica Rose
Monday, May 28th – The Mike Dalton Band

Q: What’s the address?
A: Monmouth Park, 175 Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport, NJ 07757
Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 105, to Route 36 East. Follow signs to Monmouth Park

Q: 45 Food Trucks! That’s a lot! How can I eat that much food?
A: The best game plan is come with a group. Order lots of different food items and share the feast with your friends. See ya there 🙂

The full list of trucks can be found here…