8th Annual Food, Music, Street Performer Festival
At the MARBLE WORKS, Middlebury, VT
RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER FROM JUNE
Sunday, August 13, 2023 from 4:00 to 8:00pm
Presented by Middlebury UndergrounD (MUD), Foodaroo unites the state’s most talented culinary artisans and beverage makers, with an emphasis on Addison County and Chittenden County vendors and farms. From food trucks to brick-and-mortar operations, this outdoor event showcases creative, locally-sourced cuisine. Attendees taste their way through a huge diversity of vendors while musicians, street performers, dancers and more showcase the best of Vermont’s thriving maker movement.
Cover $5 (CASH). Kids 12 and under FREE. Food and beverages available to purchase. Foodaroo is proud to donate a portion of proceeds to The Giving Fridge! Since December 2020, The Giving Fridge has provided more than 30,000 pay-as-you-can meals and contributed $300,000 to the local economy - all while supporting our local food system.
Entertainment Schedule -
A FEAST FOR ALL SENSES: Foodaroo is about food and performance that exhilarates and engages all ages. This year’s festival is proud to welcome TWO internationally celebrated street performer acts: Alakazam the Human Knot, a contortionist who Bruce Springsteen called: “The greatest street performer I’ve ever seen.” And Snap Boogie, of America’s Got Talent and NBA half-time performer fame, combining high-energy dance and crazy stunts. Live music kicks off with Hip-Hop DJ sensation Serena Kim (who DJ’d the Yankees’ third World Series victory party), and later features Madaila's Mark Daly with other music stars. All emceed by WVTK’s Bruce Zeman of Bruce and Hobbes!
3:45-4:30: DJ Serena Kim
4:35-5:20: Snap Boogie
5:20-5:30: King Arthur Flour Winner Announcements
5:30-6:40: Mark Daly + Friends (Russ Lawton, Ray Paczkowski and Jack Vignone!)
6:45-7:30: Alakazam the Human Knot
7:30-8:00: DJ Serena Kim
Plus adult beverage tasting tent, and lots of family-friendly activities!
TASTE VERMONT: Foodaroo 8 will feature all-time festival favorites, as well as newcomers, providing a delicious taste of the farm-to-table lifestyle that is a hallmark of our state. Food and beverage vendors include:
Church Street Cheesesteaks
Crazy Cotton Candy Lady
Dona Alejandra Tacos
La Catrina 802
Mexico in Vermont
Thai at Home
Taco Truck Allstars
Lulu Ice Cream
Taste of Abyssinia (Ethiopian!)
The Giving Fridge
Sisters of Anarchy Ice Cream
Aqua ViTea Kombucha
Stone Leaf Tea House
Beer, hard cider, and summer cocktails will be offered at two American Flatbread bars.
Adult beverage garden sampling tent includes WhistlePig Whiskey, Shacksbury Cider, Appalachian Gap, and Golden Rule Mead -- alongside complimentary charcuterie from Dakin Farm!
TWO KING ARTHUR FLOUR BAKING CONTESTS – FOR KIDS & ADULTS!
Foodaroo is honored to host a King Arthur Flour baking contest – joining the ranks of about 180 fairs and festivals nationwide that offer these exciting competitions. Information + Registration: www.middunderground.org/kingarthur.
We could not offer this event without the support of generous sponsors!
FRIEND WITH BENEFITS
Two Brothers Tavern
Swift House Inn
IPJ Real Estate
JP Carrarra & Sons
Better Middlebury Partnership
Vermont Integrated Architecture
For more info, follow @middleburyunderground on IG and FB. Or visit foodaroo.org.
FIND PARKING INFO HERE.
To make a tax deductible donation to Foodaroo, to help support the annual festival and this year's losses due to postponement, go here: