Delicious, festival Cuisine! Festival restaurants and concessionaires will be serving a myriad of culinary delights throughout the festival including corn dogs, BBQ, Mexican, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Cajun, American, and Italian cuisine, crepes and specialty desserts, and health-foods. Beer, wine, and soft beverages will also be available for purchase. In a restricted Festival Lounge cocktails can be purchased. 

In support of festival vendors and permit regulations, no outside food or beverages may be brought into or consumed on the festival site.


All food and beverage sales transaction are conducted by exchanging coupons, which are purchased from coupon sales booths conveniently located throughout the festival. (Concessionaires are not permitted to accept cash at any time). Only cash is accepted to purchase coupons but ATM’s are also located near coupon sales booths. Unused coupons are non-refundable and will be considered a donation to help support the festival. Coupons are sold in strips of 10 for $10.00, with individual coupons available upon request at designated coupon booths.


Deep Ellum Texas Village

Local Deep Ellum musicians, visual artists, restaurants and businesses have created a “village” right in front of the Main Stage at Malcolm X and Main Street. Local restaurants and caterers will be selling their most popular dishes accompanied by Deep Ellum visual and performing artists displaying and playing the original compositions one would expect to find in the “hood.”

Participating restaurants in the Village include Amsterdam Falafelshop serving falafels, salads, sides, fries, homemade lemonade and more; Kitchen LTO offering steam buns filled with Farm 44 hot dogs, BBQ or Miso Mushrooms and more and the Deep Ellum Community Association hosting its first ever fresh tamale shop. In addition, there will be concessions serving crepes and various decadent desserts along with locally brewed craft beer from Deep Ellum Brewing Company


2017 Festival Concessions

Avalanche of Flavors / Snowie of Texas

Shaved Ice Snow Cones, homemade Hot Chocolate, hot Apple Cider, Coffee

The BratHaus

Assorted Bratwurst with 3 toppings, Latkes (Potato Pancakes),German Potato Soup, Jumbo Pretzel, Apple Strudel, Big Pink Lemonade, Hot Apple Cider

Crepe Crazy

Crepes - Ham & Cheese, Turkey Avocado, Mediterranean Medley, Chicken Pesto, Nutella Banana, S' mores, Dulce de Leche Turtle, Sweet Cheese Delight & Juice Drinks

Cristi-N-Ali Cuisine

Gyros , Chicken Basket , Chicken Potstickers, Butterfly Chips, Curly Fries, Fresh Ice Tea & Lemonade, Fried Oreos

Doc's Catering & Grill

Grilled Chicken on Stick, Grilled Wings, Shrimp on a Stick, Island Veggie Fried Rice, Fresh squeezed lemonade

Elite BBQ & Catering

Turkey Leg, Sausage on Stick, Smoked Chicken Wings,  Hot Links, Boudin, Hot Dogs, Chips

Flaming Grill Barbecue

Chopped Brisket, Polish Sausage, Pulled Pork, Grilled Chicken, Pork Ribs, Mac and Cheese, Barbecue Beans, Potato Salad, Fried Mozzarella Sticks, Fried Okra

Jim & Lor's Candy store

Caramel Apples, Fudge Plate, Chocolate Covered Strawberries Plate, Chocolate Covered Banana , Chocolate Cheesecake

JJ's Concessions

Philly Cheese Steak, Green Chilly Philly, Greek Gyros, Quesadillas, Green Chile Quesadillas, Italian Sausage, Chilly Fries, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, Sweet Tea

Latinos Concessions

Corn Street Tacos, Jumbo Quesadillas, Aguas Fresca - Lemonade, Ice Tea, Fresh Fruit Cups, Ruzaa - Pineapple, Fruit, Chile, Juice

McKinney Food Services

Jumbo Corn Dogs, Funnel Cakes, Nachos, Lemonade

Miber Grill

Chicken Teriyaki on Stick, Pork on Stick, Pepper Steak or Pepper Chicken on Rice, Egg Roll, Lamb or Chicken Gyro, Korean Beef Fries, Shrimp Fried Rice, Lemonade, Snow Cone

Ms. Piggy's Catering

Deep Fried Gator Sausage on Stick, Natchitoches Meat Pie and Fries, Bayou, Bliss Burger N' Fries, Deep Fried Oreo, Shrimp Grits, Brenda's Balls - Gator, Crawfish, Boudin, Beignets, Deep Fried Spicy Pickles, Peaches N' Cream Drizzle Cake, Bayou Mud Cake, Deep Fried Bread Pudding, Ice Cream Bars/Sandwich, Watermelon/Sweet Teas.

Once Upon A Cone

Soft Ice Cream Cup or Cone, Dipped Cone, Waffle Cone, Dipped Waffle Cone, Sundae Cups, Shakes Malts and Floats, Cocoa

TCB Italian Ice

Italian Ice, Gelato, Nachos Tray

TC Roasted Corn

Roasted Corn, Cup of Corn, Baked Potatoes, BBQ Stuffed Potatoes, Peanuts, Fruit Drinks - Watermelon, Lemonade, Strawberry, Sweet Tea

The Texas Pitstops

Smoked Elk Jalapeno Cheese Bratwurst, Alaskan Reindeer Bratwurst, Smoked Buffalo, Jack-A-Lope Habanero and Cherry, Wild Boar Apricot and Cranberry, Rattlesnake and Rabbit Jalapeno, Pheasant and Chicken, Spinach & Mushroom Cheese Bratwurst, Grilled Onions, Cheddar Cheese, Cream Cheese, Chips



2017 Sponsors


Pabst Deep Ellum Foundation Graphics Group KNON Downtown Dalls Inc Nestle Dallas Observer Green Mountain Energy Yelp Outlaw Nation Deep Ellum Brewing Company Sons of Hermann Hall Now 102.9 DART Sons of Hermann Hall Do 214 Deep Ellum Community Association Star 102.1 Lone Star

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