Food Truck Rodeo Accepting Vendors

A food truck rodeo is scheduled for April 28 in Bisset Park and is accepting vendor entries through April 10, 2018. Craft vendors are also being accepted with space priority given to outdoor recreation themed vendors. The event is being sponsored by Thai This Express, the Radford Chamber of Commerce, Radford University Athletics and the Radford Visitor’s Center.

The Rollin’ on the River Food Truck Rodeo will take place immediately following the second annual Highlander Half Marathon and 5K. Registration is open for both races at The second annual Highlander Pride Weekend is scheduled for April 26-28 and will include the Red and White Gala, the Highlander Open Golf Tournament and the Highlander Half Marathon and 5K. All proceeds will go towards the Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund.

Other scheduled activities for the day include live music, a ‘cow pie bingo’ fundraiser to benefit the Radford Public Schools, the New River Lucky (rubber) Duck Race to benefit the Noon Rotary Community Outreach programs, children’s activities and more.

The vendor fee is $100 for food or craft vendor. A one day fee of $5.75 will be charged for vendors that do not have a current Radford business license. In addition, all vendors must have a copy of their annual health department permit, insurance and any other necessary permits, licenses, documentations, etc. as required.

According to Deb Cooney, Radford tourism director, the full day of family fun will serve to showcase some of the wonderful culinary and outdoor recreation opportunities in Radford including multiuse trails, fishing, kayaking and other river recreation.

Bisset Park is located at 23 Berkley Williams Drive in Radford. Vendor and event information is available at or you can find the event on Facebook.