Street Food Festival returns for Greenville's National Night Out

The annual Street Food Festival planned for Tuesday, Aug. 1 will draw the Greenville community to a downtown gathering spot to eat, dance and show their solidarity with local law enforcement.

Greenville's 34th annual National Night Out Street Food Festival will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Five Points Plaza, the parking lot at the corner of Fifth and Evans streets downtown.

The fifth annual Street Food Festival will feature food vendors from all over North Carolina selling fare such as tacos, dumplings, pizza, cupcakes and seafood. Participating street food vendors include Tula's Fish and Chips, Villa Verde Latin food, Sup Dogs, Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Dusty Donuts, Wingski's NC, Mixed Korean, STUFT Gourmet Stuffed Potatoes, and Gussy's Greek Street Food, The Wandering Moose, Y'all Eat Yet, Tropical Delights, Shep's Farm to Truck, Baguettaboutit, Williams Catering, Skylight Inn BBQ, Cut Bait Cafe, Lil Baby Cake, Chick-N-Que, and Kona Ice.

The free event also will include games, kids' activities and music by local DJ B. Paiz.

"National Night Out is a community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and public camaraderie to make our city a safer, better place to live," a press release from event sponsor Uptown Greenville states."Plan on eating dinner at the National Night Out Street Food Festival on Tuesday, August 1st and stand in solidarity with your community in the fight against crime."

The Greenville Police Department and Greenville Fire Rescue will be at the kid-friendly event.

Ayden's Skylight Inn BBQ, pictured at a previous Greenville Street Food Festival, will participate in the National Night Out event on Aug. 1.