Firefly Distillery Hosting Its First Food Truck Festival

Firefly DistilleryNORTH CHARLESTON, SC (December 21, 2020) – Firefly Distillery, South Carolina’s oldest working distillery, will host its first food truck festival on Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 12 to 5 p.m. Free to attend, the outdoor event will feature fifteen local food trucks from savory to sweet and every cuisine in between at the new Firefly Distillery in Park Circle, 4201 Spruill Avenue.

“Food trucks are a part of the experience here at the distillery and each of these trucks bring a new flavor to enjoy,” says Scott Newitt, co-founder of Firefly Distillery. “It’s more important now than ever to support local so we’re excited to be hosting this festival in our four-acre field this year.”

In full festival spirit, onsite music will feature DJ Natty Heavy spinning tunes throughout the afternoon. Attendees can spread out with the picnic tables on Firefly’s Front Porch and are encouraged to bring chairs, pop-up tables, blankets or lawn games to enjoy the event on The Field. Food trucks participating in the free Saturday event include:

La' Son Anchor & Grill
Lola Lumpia
And Lobster
Jonny Poppers
Caribbean Creole
James Brown Peanuts
Rebel Taqueria
Root Note
Miracles Tasty Express
Miss Katie's Sweets
Notes Curbside Coffee

Tours and tastings of the distillery will happen every 30 minutes beginning at noon for a look inside the distillation process and samples of Firefly Spirits. While all ages are welcome at the event, the distillery Tasting Room is restricted to ages 21 and up.

Firefly Distillery is implementing standard COVID safety policies and procedures including:
Limiting capacity to maintain safety protocols
Requiring the use of masks by staff, vendors and guests
Offering Firefly Distillery hand sanitizer to guests throughout the distillery grounds
Providing additional security for the event to enforce social distancing
Spacing picnic tables 8 feet apart and asking all guests to adhere to 6-foot social distancing
Providing a safe and welcoming environment for all

For more information about Firefly Distillery, safety procedures and the food truck festival, visit Firefly Distillery is currently open Monday through Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m. offering tastings and cocktails with live music and food trucks on Saturdays.

About Firefly Distillery
Firefly Distillery is the birthplace of Firefly Spirits. What began as an idea for the world’s first sweet tea vodka has grown into South Carolina’s largest distillery. Outgrowing its flagship location on Wadmalaw Island, Firefly Distillery expanded its operations with its new 25,000 square foot distillery in North Charleston. Keeping with traditions of history and Southern hospitality, the new distillery offers a place to gather for friends, family, corporate events and weddings. Set under the oaks and surrounded by marsh views, the distillery is a destination for locals and visitors alike with live music, food trucks, events and a gift shop. Visitors can experience the distillation process first hand with various tastings and purchase Firefly Spirits including the new small batch bourbon and many other distillery specialties.

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