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Why We’re Totally Obsessed With Wedding Food Trucks (And Caravan Bars)

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If you haven’t seen (or heard) of these totally cute and seriously tasty food trucks that are traveling their way around Australia, then do read on. Or if you’re simply looking for one yourself, then click here to check out a range we have on WedShed.

Grazing tables, quirky desserts, bespoke and curated drinks like pimped out proseccos, food that’s easy to eat mid-conversation, and late-night wedding snacks (hello cheeseburgers) are popping up more and more.

Here are a few easy to digest bullet points on why you should consider a food truck or caravan bar for your wedding:

  • You can get most things served in a truck, or caravan. We’re talking Asian food, pizza, dessert vans, gelato carts, and bespoke cocktails and beverages from caravans.
  • They look EPIC at the wedding. Your photography will be on point.
  • Typically it can be set up wherever you fancy, whether it’s directly outside the venue, or on the grass of the property.
  • They provide you with a totally flexible schedule, like being able to serve drinks during the ceremony or nibbles during the reception. Not to mention late-night feeds for your guests.
  • Easy clean up goes a long way, especially if you’re expected to handle this the day after your wedding – or you’re hosting a total DIY gig.
  • Having a food truck enables your guests to mingle with one another more easily, rather than being sat next to one or two guests all night.
  • They can feed a large crowd of hungry guests quickly.
  • They can be seriously cost-effective.
  • Most caravan bars will allow you to BYO your own beverages, meaning you can get wholesale rates on alcohol, but still have a professional serve them at your wedding,

Browse all of our food trucks and caravan bars, here on WedShed, or scroll on to check them out.
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NEW SOUTH WALES

Flossy Byron Bay

Byron Bay Region, NSW.

We mean… fairy floss at a wedding? Hells yeah, that’s our jam. These guys hand spin fairy floss from their super cute cart. Plus, you can choose from flavours like champagne and strawberry, salted caramel or raspberry or rosewater.

The Airstream Social

Sydney, NSW.

Make your wedding shine with these guys – anywhere. Not to mention, they’re totally BYO, so you save money on purchasing the alcohol. Find more details on their WedShed profile.

Memory Lane Weddings and Events

Central Coast, NSW.

Husband and wife team, Nathan and Alicia created this weddings and events company, covering all things wedding day coordination, and Florence (the beautiful caravan pictured here), which is a total BYO beverage service, where they’ll provide exceptional service.

Mavis and Lou Lou Vintage Caravan Bar

High Country, VIC.

Think a replica 50’s Vintage Bondwood Woody Caravan, that’s been transformed into one schmick looking barn, featuring victorian ash benchtops, custom cabinets, a glass front bar fridge, and beautiful vintage fixtures and fittings throughout.

Cheesy Duz It Mobile Woodfire Pizza Catering

Sydney, NSW.

Artisan hand-stretched pizzas? We’re immediately sold. Pizza weddings are totally on-trend, and it’s not hard to see why. Using only the highest quality market-fresh ingredients, we totally trust these guys for weddings across Sydney, South Coast, Southern Highlands, North Coast, Hunter Valley, Central Coast, and the Blue Mountains as well as the Greater Blue Mountains area.

The Travelling Bar

Sydney, NSW.

One of Sydney’s coolest mobile bars, this little guy travels throughout NSW and offers curated cocktails that you’ll want to boast all over Instagram, alongside seriously drool-worthy grazing stations.

My Little Peony

New South Wales.

Pretty cute, huh? Team Peony covers all things BYO bar hire, cocktail creation, floral styling, prop hire, dessert, grazing tables, and photo booth hire. So you know you’re in good hands.

Art & Go Artisanal Gelato

Sydney, NSW.

Pick up to 6 glavours of any of their Jersey Cow milk, all-natural artisan Italian gelato or vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free sorbets and enjoy unlimited quantities – yum. See more on their profile!

Mr Goaty Gelato

Central Coast, NSW.

Covering all things gelato, this beautiful vendor founded by former Three Blue Ducks chef, Dan Hughes, also does donuts and takes it to the next level – a custom-built donut wall or served hot from the ice cream truck.

The Gelato Bike

South Coast, NSW.

These guys will roll in, so your guests can chill out. Simple, really. They serve some seriously tasty gelato (have taste tested ourselves, so can totally vouch here) and offer packages for any ceremony or reception size.

Carrelli D’Amore

Sydney, NSW.

Translating from Italian to English as ‘Carts of Love’, this beautiful family-run business specialises in gelato carts, fairy floss stations, popcorn carts, and espresso coffee carts. Dreamy!

Nighthawk Diner Food Trucks

Sydney, NSW.

Bringing three drool-worthy food trucks to your feeds, these guys offer a Nighthawk truck, Sweethawk and our personal favourite – Tacohawk truck. Click through to their profile for more.

Williams & Co.

Hunter, NSW.

For our friends in the Hunter Valley, Williams & Co. is your one-stop-shop for all things covering bar staff, mobile bars, caravan and tipi bars, beverage catering, DJ’s (yep), MCs and much much more. Take a peek at their profile for more.

Bella Bar & Coffee

Snowy Mountains, NSW.

This sweet little vintage-inspired caravan bar comes with all the convenience of having a modern cocktail bar on site. Not to mention, they cover everything from beer to bubbles, cocktails to coffee and all other drinks you could want in between.

The Gnocchi Way

Sydney, NSW

Australia’s first and only gnocchi food truck, these are your guys for high-quality Italian food – specifically of the round, fluffy, pillow category of Gnocchi. Think traditional Italian sauces to compliment including rocket pesto, slow-cooked tomato and basil, and beefy bolognese. We’re sold. Are you?

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Bumpy Road Catering and Events

South Coast, NSW

Offering catering to suit a variety of events, these guys source their produce locally and create mouthwatering dishes that are served from their 12-foot retro caravan – their kitchen on wheels. PSA, they also serve coffee and breakfast. Hello, recovery.

VICTORIA

Bimbo Bird and the Fox

Central Victoria, VIC.

This custom made vintage-style caravan is slinging lattes and serving scrumptious brownies by day and pouring sparkling and cocktails by night across VIC. Plus, the crew behind it all are super professional and lovely – the type of people you want on your W-Team.

The Cart CO

Central Victoria, VIC.

Using locally sourced and fresh ingredients, these guys provide a bunch of yummy stuff for weddings. We’re talking a gourmet snag cart, burger cart, alcohol cart, speciality cocktail cart, coffee cart and donut walls. So basically, everything.

Hippie and the Brickie

Central Victoria, VIC.

This travelling bar and coffee caravan are based in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs, but they do love any excuse to travel. Plus, it’s worth mentioning they’re totally BYO alcohol, so you can supply the drinks and they’ll supply the staff (alongside the wicked bar).

The Nomadic Bar

Mornington Peninsula, VIC.

If you’re searching for something gorgeous that also serves irresistible cocktails, coffee, and a range of different drinks for your wedding or backyard boogie, then Nomadic Bar should be on your list. From espresso martinis to juicy watermelon mojitos, these guys make it all.

Voivode

Melbourne, VIC.

This 1982 converted horse float is a mobile bar service that oozes style. From casual tap beer and wine, to handcrafted cocktails, you betcha they cover it all.

Brunswick Mess Hall Food Truck

Melbourne, VIC. 

Dying to serve a mouthwatering Asian fare at your wedding? The crew behind Brunswick Mess Hall Food Truck serve up flavourful Asian recipes at your wedding and have been doing so since 2013.

QUEENSLAND

Fern Vintage Van Bar & Cafe

Gold Coast, QLD.

Hand select your own drinks, purchase them at wholesale and score some deals, then have the gorgeous team behind this cute little bar serve and do all the work! Cocktails are most welcome, too. Not to mention, coffee and tea service is included in their packages.

Blooms & Earth, The Travelling Bar

Capricorn, QLD.

The perfect addition to any relaxed seaside wedding, or bohemian country sunset event, these guys create bespoke cocktails and serve delicious drinks to guests at weddings in Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Central Queensland regions.

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7th January, 2020

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