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Stick a Fork in It! Food Festival

Wed, Sep 20  |  4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

In the mood for food?!
Then c'mon over to Arsenal Yards for our second annual Food Festival!

Round up your foodie friends or fam and join us for an evening you won't want to miss. Featuring over 10 of Arsenal Yards amazing restaurants & eateries, plus live music, Mighty Squirrel biergarten & much more.

When: Wednesday, September 20th
Time: 4:30 - 7:30pm
Where: All around Arsenal Yards!
Tickets: $12 per person.
Included in ticket price is sampling at the participating restaurants, and access to all other entertainment.
Tickets must be purchased ahead of time and limited space available. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Check in is required upon arrival in front of Marshalls.

All proceeds benefit the Watertown Community Foundation. Tickets required and limited space available, get yours TODAY!
*Don’t wait to get your ticket, last year we sold out!*

Purchase Your Tickets Here

About Our Beneficiary: The Watertown Community Foundation is a 501(c)3 public organization that works to build and sustain a vibrant, close-knit community in Watertown, now and for future generations. We are pleased to partner with the Watertown Community Foundation for the proceeds of this event to help food insecurities in Watertown, including the support of the Food Pantries and other food grants. We sincerely appreciate your generosity and to learn more about the Watertown Community Foundation visit:

Additional Event Details:
Pickup a menu and sample your way around Arsenal Yards! While you're walking around, look out for special surprises along the way including caricatures, a special performance from Randy Vera, photo booth camper and MUCH more.

 Thirsty? Stop in and relax at the Mighty Squirrel biergarten for a cold beer and listen to the live music in the River Green or head to Taffer's Tavern for a drink on their patio, overlooking all the activities and music in Bond Sq! You are welcome to bring your tray of samples to each of these destinations to get the best of both worlds 🍷🍺+🥘=🙌

Sampling Participating Restaurants + Eateries Include:
Ben & Jerrys
Buttermilk & Bourbon
City Works
Condesa Restaurante & Tequila Bar
Frank Pepe
Majestic 7
Roche Bros
Shake Shack
Taffer’s Tavern
Ten One Tea House
Tori Jiro
Vitality Bowls

And don’t forget to stop by Gordons Wine & Liquors for a variety of special in-store tastings!

Plus, we encourage you to visit with our friends at James Joseph, Bond Vet, Rumble and Arsenal Modern Dentistry, who will be setup with goodies, raffles and lots of giveaways! Plus, stop by Bling for a free Tocca Perfume sample ($5-value) while supples last.

Please note:
Children 5 and under are free however they will not get access to sampling. If your child would like to sample, you are welcome to purchase a ticket for them! Children must remain accompanied by an adult at all times.
This event takes place outside and is weather dependent. Arsenal Yards reserves the right to cancel or postpone this event in the case of inclement weather. Refunds will be processed for a canceled event.
For those who are 21+ alcohol may only be consumed at the Mighty Squirrel biergarten or one of our restaurants. No alcohol is allowed in the common areas. All alcohol is available for purchase.
This event may photographed and by attending you are agreeing to be in photography that may be used for the Arsenal Yards website or other promotional purposes.

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Arsenal Yards is approximately a 10-minute drive from Harvard Square and approximately a 15-minute drive from Copley Square. Other areas will find it easily accessible from the Mass Pike or Fresh Pond Parkway, among many routes available to Watertown’s East End. Once on site, ample free parking is available. Traveling via public transportation? MBTA bus route 70 stops right on site and can be picked up at the Central Square Red Line T stop.