Shelton’s Veterans Memorial Park hosts Pride flag raising, food trucks on the river June 18

Jimmy Tickey, Nicole Heriot-Mikula and Michael Skrtic,, founders of Celebrate Shelton, have announced that Food Trucks on the River will return to Veterans Memorial Park on June 18, 2022.

Jimmy Tickey, Nicole Heriot-Mikula and Michael Skrtic,, founders of Celebrate Shelton, have announced that Food Trucks on the River will return to Veterans Memorial Park on June 18, 2022.

Chris Sidoruk. / For Hearst Connecticut Media

SHELTON — More than 20 food trucks will be descending on Veterans Memorial Park later this month.

Celebrate Shelton is holding its Food Trucks on the River event on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The rain date is June 19. There will be food trucks, live music, a beer garden sponsored by New Belgium Brewing Company and bar, handmade artisan vendors and children's activities throughout the day.

In conjunction with the City of Shelton, there will also be a LGBTQ Pride Flag raising at 2:15 p.m.

“We are excited to continue our efforts in bringing fun, inclusive events to Downtown Shelton for all families to enjoy,” said Michael Skrtic, who co-founded Celebrate Shelton with Jimmy Tickey and Nicole Heriot-Mikula.

This event is free to attend, with a $5 suggested donation.

“We have brought the best of Connecticut's food trucks, live music with a huge beer garden,” Tickey added.

Food Trucks on the River include Greek Style Grill, Paradise Island, Fork in the Road, On the Flip Side LLC, JONZ N BBQ, Kona Ice of Stamford, Hardcore Sweet, Mestezo Grill, La Chiapaneca Food Truck, Lemonade grenade, Christianos mobile dough truck, Cafe Rebelde, Canterbury Kettle Corn, Szabo's Seafood, The Cinnabomb Mini-Donut Factory, Valley Jim's Soft Serve, Down South Dawgs & More!

Live music includes Sister Funk, Benny Mikula: The Lone Gnome, Riley Johnson and Dos Buenos.

This event is sponsored by Liberty Bank, City of Shelton, Tuttle Insurance, RD Scinto, Valley Community Foundation, Really Good Stuff, Cedar Village at Carroll's, Griffin Health, Carey & Guarrera Realty, Apple Rehab, Prestige Builders, Peralta Design, Luxy, Helpful Home Buyers, Hocon Gas, OEM Controls, Benchmark Senior Living, People's United Bank, Curtiss Ryan Honda, D'Addario of Shelton, Shelton Gift Boutique and Caloroso.

For more information on this event and Celebrate Shelton, visit CelebrateShelton.com.