Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Cedars Food Park Change in Operation Schedule

News Release from Cedars Food Park



Due to the extreme heat, the food park decided to postpone lunch service, and due to the great success of the Grand Opening Bash, the food park decided to add more evenings/weekends hours.

WHAT: Cedars Food Park at Dallas Heritage Village, Dallas’ first food truck venue in a park setting, will postpone lunch service till later this year due to the extreme heat, and will begin regular service on Thursday, August 16 from 5pm-10pm and will continue every Thursday evening thereafter. Beginning Friday, August 31, the park will begin Friday evening service. Friday service will also be from 5pm-10pm and will continue each Friday evening thereafter. Cedars Food Park at Dallas Heritage Villages’ evening service represents the beginning of a unique collaboration between food trucks and Dallas Heritage Village, and will feature many of Dallas’ best gourmet food trucks, offer live entertainment, and sell beer and wine from local establishments. Food prices range from $2 - $10 with a portion of the proceeds going to Dallas Heritage Village. Always free admission and pets encouraged.

UPDATED HOURS*: Thursday’s 5pm – 10pm (starting Aug 16th)

Friday’s 5pm – 10pm (starting August 31st)

Follow the park for select Saturday’s and Sunday’s, and big special events.

*Wed-Fri lunches postponed due to extreme heat.

WHERE: 1515 S. Harwood, Dallas, Texas 75215

WHY: Following the grand opening event, Cedars Food Park will initially be open Thursday’s for dinner and music, 5:00pm – 10:00pm, beginning August 16th and Friday’s for dinner and music, 5:00pm – 10:00pm, beginning August 31st. To beat the early evening heat, the trucks will be parked under giant Cedar Elm shade trees, and air-conditioned eating areas will be available for all customers.

(Please note Dallas Heritage Village is traditionally closed the month of August, reopening September 1. Visitors coming to eat at the food trucks during the month of August are welcome to stroll the grounds and eat in select air-conditioned buildings; however, many historic structures will reopen September 1, when programming resumes.)


Brad Friedman, Cedars Food Park Media Relations – cell - 214-244-3409

Melissa Prycer, Dallas Heritage Village - cell 214-734-9281

Valerie Gabriel-Swenson, VGS Marketing Group - cell 972-741-4400

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Cedars Food Park is located at Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park. 1515 Harwood St., Dallas Texas, 75215. It is just southeast of downtown Dallas, blocks from the Farmer’s Market. Food Park hours are Thursday and Friday nights from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Free admission for food park only customers during food park hours. Always free parking. Pets encouraged. More details on the Food Park can be found at www.cedarsfoodpark.com, twitter@CedarsFoodPark, www.facebook.com/CedarsFoodPark.

Dallas Heritage Village (DHV), located at Old City Park, is a nationally accredited history museum, depicting life in Dallas from 1840-1910. It is one of only five museums in the Dallas area to have this distinction. The grounds showcase 38 historic structures, including log cabins, the pre-Civil War Millermore home, a Victorian Main Street, a railroad complex, an 1860s farmstead with livestock, a 19th century church, school and more. Dallas Heritage Village is supported, in part, by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and the Texas Commission on the Arts as well as individual and group donations. Dallas Heritage Village was nominated in 2011 and 2012 by D Magazine as one of the top Dallas-area family attractions. It is located at 1515 South Harwood, one block south of Farmers Market in Downtown Dallas. For more information call 214-421-5141 or visit www.DallasHeritageVillage.org.

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