City of Flint and the DDA host ‘Food Truck Friday’ during Small Business Week

FLINT, Michigan— Flint and surrounding communities are invited to support small businesses by attending “Food Truck Friday” on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m., on Brush Street in downtown Flint in front of the “FLINT” sign. This event will include different cuisines throughout the day.

“This is a great opportunity to highlight a unique small business industry in downtown Flint during a weekend that will be full of activities,” said Mayor Sheldon Neeley. “It is important that we support our local entrepreneurs and continue to build economic development in Flint.” 

The Department of Economic Development planned this event in collaboration with the Downtown Development Authority as a way to engage, support, and promote local businesses in Flint as part of the “Enjoy. Shop. Love. FLINT – Support small businesses” initiative. 

“Our goal is to always find ways to engage, support, and promote local businesses,” said Economic Development Director, Khalfani Stephens. “This event gives a glimpse at the vast variety of small businesses in Flint while also bringing a popular food trend to the community.” 

Food Truck Friday

Friday, September 17, 2021 

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.

Brush Street in downtown Flint in front of the “FLINT” sign

The City of Flint will continue to collect information regarding food truck businesses located in the City of Flint in an ongoing effort to support all small business industries. Interested food truck vendors can fill out the Food Truck Submission Form to be added to future economic development communications. 

Flint entrepreneurs looking for support and resources for their small business can contact Samantha Fountain with the City of Flint Economic Development Department at [email protected] or (810) 237-2013.