Festival Fare: Food & Drink

A wide range of food and beverage options are available in and around the Lotus World Music & Arts Festival.  Enjoy beer, wine, and snacks inside the big street tents; explore our Food Truck Village downtown in the evenings; nosh at Lotus in the Park; or grab-and-go from a vast assortment of local restaurants.  Concessions are also available inside the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

Scroll down for details on how to feed your Festival weekend!

Please note that no food or beverages are allowed inside our church venues — thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

In the tents:


Lotus is pleased to partner with local favorites Bloomington Brewing Company and Upland Brewing Company to provide beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages for Festival-goers in the big venue tents (evenings, Fri/Sat).

One World Night Market

The foodie folks at One World Enterprises present the One World Night Market, featuring street food from around the world inside the Alchemy/Old National Bank Tent on the north side of the Square.  One World Night Market food purchases benefit the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation.

Food Truck Village Downtown:

New location!  Lotus is partnering with our friends at The Chocolate Moose to bring the Food Truck Village to Kirkwood Ave. between Washington and Lincoln.  A wide range of trucks and nibbles will be available from 11:00 am-11:00 pm on Friday and 5:30-11:00 pm on Saturday.  Participating trucks include:

Pili’s Party Taco
Doner Kebab
Limestone BBQ
La Poblana
Kebab on Wheels
Wever’s Smoke Eaters BBQ
The Big Cheeze
The Chocolate Moose
Swakin Stir Fry (Saturday only)

Lotus in the Park:

This year’s food offerings at Lotus in the Park feature Mexican treats and local sweets.  Trucks will be located on the Lincoln Street side of the park, near the playground.

Cash and credit cards accepted.  Vegetarian and meat options available.

La Poblana Mexican Food Truck

Burritos * Tacos * Tortas (Mexican Sandwich) * Chips & Queso * Nachos Poblanos * Tamales * Quesadillas * Taco Salad * Special Platters * Variety of sides * Beverages (Horchata, Jamaica Hibiscus Tea, Mexican Coke, Jarritos, Water, Sodas)

Pili’s Party Taco

Burros / Burritos * Tacos * Tortas (Mexican Sandwich) * Nachos * Elotes (Grilled Mexican Corn) * Gringas (Flour tortilla filled with cheese, al pastor (meat), and pineapple; grilled like a quesadilla)

The Chocolate Moose

Ice Cream (Variety of homemade ice cream flavors including vegan options) * Beverages (Water, Boylan’s soda, STIR Mobile drinks, Teavana tea, Circle City Kombucha)