Guide to renting food trucks for promotional events

There are a few things to keep in mind when you conduct your search for your food truck for your promotional event:

Where to Look for Trucks to Rent

Depending on how much time you have, private rental sites are available for you to browse truck listings and find a truck on your own. If you dont have time or feel you need more help finding an appropriate truck, contact a professional food truck leasing company.

Licenses and Permits

One of the perks of renting a food truck is that truck owners will likely have obtained whatever permits or licences are required for operation. However, these permits are not universal so it is important to ensure you are renting a food truck licensed in the area in which you plan to open for business, even for a short time. Obtaining these documents on your own can be time-consuming and expensive. Websites like include these details on rental listings and allow you to search trucks in your target area.


While a food truck for rent will have already been constructed for the industry, there may be additional work to configure things for your business. Talk to your chef and know what you require before you start your search.


Even though you are only renting for a short time, you need to know the truck will hold up.  Ask questions. A good renter can prove ongoing repairs and upkeep of the vehicle. Your food truck promotion is a big investment. You dont want to be stranded mid-event.


Find an experienced designer to create your vinyl wraps. An eye catching truck is the center of your street promotion and you want to make sure you use it effectively. Take a look at some examples of successful campaigns to get ideas for your own event.

And if it all seems too much to handle, contact for a more guided approach to your event.