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“Food Truck Mash-Up” Joins the Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival

More than 20 of the Best Food Trucks in SoCal!

The City of Cathedral City, Fantasy Balloon Flights, and Desert Sun / USA Today Network Events celebrate the 5th Annual Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival and Food Truck Mash-Up, presented by Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, on Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18, 2018. The festival activities continue to expand each year with balloon rides across the Coachella Valley, balloon glows on Friday morning and Friday and Saturday nights, the Food Truck Mash-Up featuring the best food trucks in Southern California, and LIVE entertainment including concerts by “Big Bad Voodoo Daddy,” “Woodstock,” and “Hollywood U2.”

On Saturday, November 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Downtown Cathedral City at the beautiful Town Square Park, come hungry to the “Food Truck Mash-Up” as the trucks battle for the title of the Best Food Truck in SoCal!

Foodies can purchase an “All Access – V.I.P. Pass” online for $30 or at the gate for $40 that provides $5 Mash-Up Cash which can be used at any Food Truck within the Food Truck Mash-Up, experience the Cold Air Balloon Activation, DJ and Flash Mob entertainment, and a variety of food that you will not find elsewhere. An “All Access – V.I.P. Pass” for children ages 5 to 15 years is $17, children 4 years old and younger are free with an adult ticket. In addition, the “All Access – V.I.P. Pass” gets you entry to the Rooftop Viewing Lounge for the Saturday night “Balloon Glow to Music” which offers premium viewing for this 45-minute kaleidoscope of color and music. The viewing lounge also offers additional food and beverage services, seating, and DJ music before the Glow.

The “All Access – V.I.P. Pass also gets you $5 off entry to the Kids’ Zone, $1 off any beer or wine purchase, access to V.I.P. Bathroom Facilities, 20% discount off any “High on Tacos” purchase, a 5th Anniversary Hot Air Balloon Festival and Food Truck Mash-Up souvenir swag bag for the first arrivals (limited to 1,000 bags total), and V.I.P. seating for Saturday night’s “Music on the Main Stage” featuring the greatest tribute band, “Hollywood U2”. The “All Access – V.I.P. Pass” is available online at www.HotAirBalloonFest.com.

General Admission to the Food Truck Mash-Up is also available for $5 online or $8 at the gate. Advanced general admission tickets are available online at https://tickets.desertsun.com/e/food-truck-mash-up-2/tickets.

Cathedral City residents that show their state identification card or driver’s license are entitled to free admission to the Food Truck Mash-Up for up to four general admission tickets only. Children under five years of age will be admitted free when accompanied by an adult who has purchased a ticket. Those proudly serving in the U.S. military and first responders will also receive free admission for up to four general admission tickets only per valid ID.

Get your tickets now! https://tickets.desertsun.com/e/food-truck-mash-up-2/tickets.

More information available at www.HotAirBalloonFest.com.