Food & Brew festival serves up good eats, brews

Video by photojournalist Katherine Tsakkos

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Headwaters Park was the center of the city’s culinary universe on Saturday.

The first-ever Food & Brew was held at the downtown park. The festival featured 15 food trucks to fill guests up and local beer vendors to wash it down. Four live bands also entertained the crowd.

Vendors included: Squeeziez Lemonade, Fork & Fiddle, King Arthur’s Trolley, Fresh Off The Grill, Mckinnie’s Chicken and Fish Market, Salsa Grille, So Icy Snowcones, Naked Tchopstix Fort Wayne, Carousel Ice Cream, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels. Isabel’s Tacos, Bruno’s BBQ and Catering, Bang Pops and more.

The festival also included a Kids Korner for children that featured free bracelets, two bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, caricature drawings and henna tattoo, color books and contests.

The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.
The first-ever Food & Brew festival was held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne.

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