Yum! Festival coming to Ontario Mills March 25 June 23


Update: The Yum! Festival is being rescheduled to to expected thunderstorms in the weather forecast. Promoters are planning to announce a new date early next week.

Taste buds ready? Another major food truck festival is coming to the Inland Empire!

The Yum! Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 25, Saturday, June 23, in a northwest parking lot of Ontario Mills (across from Fuddruckers and Carl’s Jr.).

A whopping 60 trucks are scheduled to serve an amazing variety of street food, including the Inland Empire’s own Stella Pierre’s Gourmet Grub, Where’s the Fire? Gourmet Pizza and My Delight Cupcakery. What’s left of the food court will close temporarily during the festival.

Music will be provided by DJ Mike Styles and the rest of the Re:Fresh Soundsystem crew.

Tickets (only $5, plus $1.27 service fee) are already on sale and available here. Tickets will be $7 at the door. Parking is free.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the McKinley Children’s Center.

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Head over the jump to see the current lineup (which is subject to change), and for a chance to win one of three pairs of tickets.

Bacon MANia
Border Grill
Chomp Chomp Truck
Crepe’n Around
Dolce Burgee
Dos Chinos
Eat ‘Em Up Truck
Fresh Fries
The Fry Girl
Garlic Scapes
German Brat Truck
Gourmet Genie
Gravy Train Poutinerie
Grill ‘Em All
Grilled Cheese Truck
Hula Moon Truck
India Jones
Jarritos Refresco Truck
Kogi BBQ
Lobsta Truck
Macaroni & Cheese Factory
Mambo Juice Truck
Mangia Italian Ristorante
Maui Wowi
Meet N’ Potatoes
M.O. Eggrolls
My Delight Cupcakery
No Tomatoes
Nom Nom
OC Burger Monster
OG Tempura
Oooh La La Crepes Truck
Organic Oasis
Palazzolo’s Gelato
Philly Please Truck
Pogi Boy Truck
Ragin’ Cajun
Red Robin Yummm Mobile
Sexy Burger
Slap Yo Mama Truck
Slider City
Slummin’ Gourmet
Stella Pierre’s Gourmet Grub
Ta Bom Truck
Tainamite Food Truck
Temaki Truck
The Greasy Wiener
The Viking Truck
Tornado Potato
Tropical Shave Ice
Truck Norris
Waffles de Liege
Wake N’ Bake Wagon
White Rabbit
Where’s the Fire? Gourmet Pizza
ZZ Truck

OK, now that you’ve checked out all the trucks (you have, haven’t you?), leave a comment below on which one of the trucks you’re most excited to sample from. Will it be Sizzler’s ZZ Truck? The hometown favorite, My Delight Cupcakery? The soul food of Slap Yo Mama? Great Food Truck Race season one winner, Grill ‘Em All? Or past favorite, the Grilled Cheese Truck?

Here are the rules:

  • One comment per person.
  • You must include a valid email address (which will not be shown). Your email address will only be used to contact you in the event you win.
  • Employees of MediaNews Group and its affiliates, along with members of the employees’ immediate families are ineligible to win. Sorry, Mom.
  • The contest ends at noon (12:00 p.m.) PDT Monday, March 19.
  • Three (3) winners will be chosen at random via random.org after the close of the contest. Each winner will receive two (2) tickets to the Yum! Festival at Ontario Mills in Ontario.
  • Winners agree to have their names and hometowns mentioned in the Dine 909 blog and newspaper column.
  • Winners will be contacted via email.

Good luck and get ready to get full!

Update: Time’s up…pencils down! Give us a few minutes to determine the winners and we’ll post ’em here and on the usual places. We have our winners! Congratulations to Victor Zeledon of Ontario, Veronica Castellanos of El Monte, and Art Robles from Rancho Cucamonga! We’ll be emailing the three of you information on how to get your pair of tickets. And for those of you who didn’t win, you can save yourself some change (and having to wait in line to purchase tickets at the door) by buying tickets in advance here. Hope to see you all there!

  • Angelica Fernandez

    Can’t wait to GRUBBBBBA DUBBB DUB!!!!

  • Jamie Fleming

    Most excited to see Where’s the fire Gourmet Pizza! Saw them online a while back and have wondered how great the pizza was.

  • Malina Carr

    So excited to attend the Yum! Festival at Ontario Mills. I’ve attended the past two food truck festivals at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario and have tried many trucks, but the Yum! festival seems to have the best assortment of food trucks coming. Can’t wait to try the Slap Yo Mama Truck!

  • Victor Zeledon

    I can’t wait for kogi BBQ and my delight cupcakery !!!even slap yo momma should good

  • Nicole Smith

    I love my desserts, so bring on My Delight Cup Cakery & their amazing creations

  • todd gladue

    lobsta truck theyre the best

  • Jessica Garcia

    cant wait for Grill ‘Em All and especially My Delight CupCakery cause im studying to be a pastry chef and i would soon like to create cupcakes like the ones they have.

  • Heather Mempin

    My family and I can’t wait for this event! So many great trucks, good people, and delicious food… what’s not to love! I’m most looking forward to having some of MyDelight Cupcakery cupcakes cause they always have an awesome lineup of cupcakes and second I can’t wait to try the Grilled Cheese Truck!

  • Marianne Barajas

    My Delight Cupcakery of course!!! Best cupcakes EVER!!!

  • Rebecca Lira

    Would luv to try the Nom Nom truck…And, for dessert, I would want MyDelight Cupcakery!!!!I know how delicious the cupcakes are, so I’m not going to chance it with any other dessert~~~~

  • Veronica Castellanos

    KOGI KOGI KOGI BBQ!!!! I want!!!

  • Jennifer

    I’m excited for Tropical Shaved Ice and Truck Norris!

  • Orchid

    I’m super excited for My Delight Cupcakery! Gotta support my favorite local food truck 🙂

  • Vanessa

    All the trucks sound sooo yummy! Would love to have My Delight Cupcakery and Ohh La La Crepes!!!

  • Art

    Can’t wait for the GRILL CHEESE truck.

  • Gary

    I am looking forward to trying Slap Yo Mama, Truck Norris(lol) and Nom Nom.

  • Make this food goon a winner, i need to fill my food truck fancy.

  • Julieann

    I have always wanted to attend a food truck event and this will be my first! I am so excited to try the food from Slap Yo Mama!

  • Tiffany

    Can’t wait for this event to happen in my neighborhood! ZZ truck, I’m waiting.

  • may

    I want to try KOGI,KOGI BBQ,NOM NOM and always ready to taste my Delight Cupcakery!!

  • Art

    Dos Chinos. Sounds like my house–mixing Asian and Mexican food? Oh, yeah!!

  • Breanna Laird

    I am so lucky I have tried so many of those wonderful trucks now I can’t wait to take a bit out of something yummy from Waffles de Liege!!! Can’t Wait

  • Susan

    Can’t wait to try the Lobsta Truck. What could be better than sweet Maine lobster on a roll? Yum!

  • michelle fields

    I’m am so ready for some bacon mania I love that truck<3

  • vanessam

    Very excited to try The Fry Girl’s apple fries and of course you can’t go wrong with My Delight Truck!

  • michael walsh

    I want to try KOGI!!!

  • Damon

    I want to go to there.

  • christina fields

    slap yo mama

  • chris

    I need to bring enough $$ to try them all!!!

  • Todd Strapac

    Easy, OC Burger Monster.

    Burgers are a perfect food.

  • I’m super excited to FINALLY taste The Grilled Cheese Truck! I review food trucks on my website and still haven’t had the pleasure to try this super popular truck!

  • hazel fields

    garlic scapes yummy wraps