There’s no shortage of food options at most popular outdoor events. From the smallest carnival to the largest state fairs, you’re pretty much guaranteed to see other concession trailers – some of which may be selling the same food that you offer. Just because the competition is saturated at these larger events doesn’t mean that you can’t find outdoor locations to be successful with your food trailer. You may not get the same crowds as you would at a state fair, but consider these four outdoor events to bring your concession trailer.
1. County Fairs
Okay, we admit you might run into the same problem at smaller county fairs as you would at larger carnivals. In most cases, these fairs use the same vendors year after year, and it might be difficult for a new guy to get in on the action – especially if your food trailer [...]
One of the great things about food trailers is your culinary options. You could use your trailer to sell anything from gourmet fare to the simplest dishes.
But if you’re looking to turn a profit quickly, you should consider selling funnel cakes in your concession trailer.
Why Funnel Cakes?
Walk around any fairground and you’ll likely notice the longest lines at stands selling the most traditional fair food – corn dogs, cotton candy, and yes, funnel cakes.
Not only is this food one of the favorites across the country, it is especially easy and cheap to make. Most traditional funnel cake recipes include less than 10 simple ingredients. And if you make the batter ahead of time, you only have to worry about a handful of items in your concession trailer so you can quickly make large batches to keep up with the demand.
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