Boujee Foodie Con returns to Fort Monmouth in June 

Boujee Foodie Con is returning to the grounds of Fort Monmouth in Oceanport on June 1-2. In year two, this outdoor, one-of-a-kind, elevated food festival, mixed with music, games, experiences and more, will be bigger and “boujee-er.”

New and improved this year will be a larger number of food vendors bringing more food to meet the high demand of hungry attendees.

Additionally, there will be a Boujee VIP tented area, limited complimentary samples, a larger bar area and more activities to experience. Live music performances and entertainment will also be on hand throughout the day, including an appearance by Thunder 106 DJs and a country line dancing experience.

The tented area on the grounds surrounding Russel Hall of historic Fort Monmouth will feature some the hottest local restaurants, independent eateries and unique food and beverage providers in the area. Attendees can purchase and taste a variety of samplings from local and regional establishments. The list of participants continues to grow and with a wide variety of offerings there will be something to satisfy every palate.

The event will feature some of the hottest restaurants and food trucks from the Jersey Shore, including:

  • The Butcher’s Block;
  • Goodlife Coffee Mobile Barista;
  • Your Sister’s Balls;
  • Local 130 Seafood;
  • Hearthly Burger (Saturday only);
  • Almost Home General Store;
  • Nip & Truck, the Nip & Tuck food truck!;
  • Lobster Dogs;
  • Dim Sum World;
  • Veganish Food Truck;
  • Pretty & Tasty Macarons;
  • Mi Casa Tu Casa;
  • @TwoBottleStef Wine Tasting;
  • Waffle Cabin;
  • Q Company Barbeque;
  • Alfonso’s Catering;
  • Best Day Ever Ice Cream Truck;
  • Pretty and Tasty Macarons;
  • Crazy Corn 05 — Mexican street corn, mango chamoy and more!;
  • Green’s Natural Foods;
  • Bella Ciao Pizza;
  • DONATO — fresh donuts and gelato;
  • Mr. Q’s Island Eats;
  • Crum & Co. —crumb cake;
  • Chefs & Co.;
  • Root and Flour — succulents and baked goods.

“We’re thrilled to be back this year and excited to bring an even bigger and better event to the community,” CW Events founder, Renee Lam-Whiteman said. “We had close to 5,000 attendees last year and have been working hard to top last year’s experience. A lot more restaurants and vendors are interested in participating this year, based on the success of our first event.”

Co-organizer, Melanie Carpenter adds: “The response to Boujee Foodie last year was beyond our dreams. The success was a true testament to the extraordinary and diverse food scene in this area and the growing demand of residents from near and far for events like these.”

Other exciting additions this year include the Red Bank Exotic Car Club, Nicol Squash pickleball and squash court experience and new carnival games. On the main stage will be musical performances by RUBIX KUBE: The ‘80s Strike Back Show, So Watt, Earth Monkeys and Tess Cameron.

Once again, as one of the event’s main sponsors and owner of the event location, TetherView CEO Michael Abboud is donating 100% of the rent proceeds to Oceanport first responders. Additional sponsors include Atlantis Mortgage and Nicol Rackets, featuring everything squash and pickleball opening soon on the grounds of Fort Monmouth.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 here or $20 on the day of the event at the gate. Price of admission covers security, shuttle service to free parking lots, access to the car show, line dancing class, entry to win free concert tickets from Thunder 106, carnival games, face painting, photo ops, limited samples from the food vendors and live music all day. Children under 10 are admitted free.