15th Annual Vendy Awards
August 21 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm$100 – $170
On Saturday, September 21st, the 15th annual (and final) Vendy Awards returns to Governors Island, where over 25 of the city’s best food trucks will be competing for the most highly coveted honor of the food truck world: The Vendy Cup. The event also serves as a fundraiser for the Street Vendor Project, a membership-based non-profit organization that stands up for vendors’ rights.
These publicly nominated vendors are bringing their best dishes to the event for all to taste. Eat as much as you want then you and a team of judges vote to decide who will be awarded the Vendy Cup and title of Vendy Award winner, People’s Choice Award winner, as well as winners in the other categories including the Best Rookie, Best Market Vendor, and Best Dessert Vendor.
General Admission tickets are $100 (kids ages 8-12 are $60; under 8 are free) and includes:
• All-you-can-eat street food from 25+ vendors
• All-you-can-drink beer, wines and a variety of non-alcoholic beverages
• Live entertainment
• A vote to determine this year’s winners
VIP (Early Entry) tickets are $170 and includes:
• Everything listed in General Admission PLUS
• One hour additional (11:30am entry)
• Access to additional seating under the covered VIP tent
• A sweet goodie bag
Governors Island is only accessible via ferry. Ferries run from the Battery Maritime Building in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6. Weekend afternoon ferries from Brooklyn and Manhattan are $3 round trip for adults. Passengers ride free on weekends before noon. Children under 13 ride for free at all times. To view full schedule, click: govisland.com/visit-the-island/ferry
For more details and to purchase tickets to the 15th Annual Vendy Awards, click: www.vendyawards.streetvendor.org