Jersey Shore Food Truck Wars return to racetrack

Back by popular demand, the Jersey Shore Food Truck Wars will return as a three-day event May 24-26. The festival will run 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Monmouth Park, Oceanport.

Gourmet food trucks will roll into the festival area to wage a food war.

Visitors will have access to more than 26 trucks and vote on the winner of the People’s Choice Award. This year’s gourmet trucks include Ahh! La Cart; Amanda Bananas; Bacon On Wheels; Chimney Cake Factory; Chris’s Curbside Deli; Cupcake Carnivale; Dark Side of the Moo; Dellanos Food Service; E&S Original Steak-n-Take; El Lechon de Negron; Empanada Guy; Enzo’s Pizza; Five Sisters Catering; Fork in the Road; Four Boys Concessions; Hoffman’s Ice Cream; Jersey Johnny’s Grill; Kona Ice; Mary, the Queen of Pork; Max’s Famous Hot Dogs; Morris Grilled Cheese; Oink and Moo BBQ; Red Hook Lobster Pound; The Cow and the Curd; The Outslider; Taqueria Autentica; Tony Boloney’s; Mustache Mobile; Waffel de Lys; Wrap Star; and Zinna’s Bistro.

May 26 is Family Fun Day from noon to 4 p.m. Children can enjoy pony rides, face painting, clowns, a bounce house and live music. These events are held every Sunday through Labor Day.

The Monmouth Park racetrack is located at 175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport. Grandstand admission is $3, and children age 12 and under are admitted free. This includes access to the festival area.

For more information, call 732-222- 5100 or visit