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Fortress Festival’s Food Lineup Includes ‘Super’ Churros and More From Local Favorites

Here’s what to eat at the Fort Worth music festival, happening Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 

The crowd at last year’s Fortress Fest
Robert Hein

Fort Worth native Leon Bridges is the headliner for Fortress Festival, Fort Worth’s two-day music festival happening this coming weekend. But he won’t be the only one repping his hometown: Fortress Festival’s food lineup is going to be heavy on Fort Worth favorites.

Avoca Coffee Roasters, Melt Ice Creams, Righteous Foods, and Salsa Limón will be among the locally-based restaurants and vendors serving up dishes for music fans. Righteous Foods is creating a dish with a cinnamon-dusted churro served warm with a side of Tea de Chocolate, dubbed “Super Churro-ganism” in a nod to one of the headlining bands, Superorganism. Salsa Limón is also creating carnitas and chicken tacos in Fortress Festival-themed colored tortillas.

Meanwhile, Fort Worth’s Spiral Diner owners Amy McNutt and James Johnston put together a Vegan Village joined by DFW vendors like The Corn Dog Guy, which serves vegan corn dogs; Latina-women-owned bakery Reverie Bakeshop; and fare from Vegan Vibrationz, which operates a popular stand at the Shed at the Dallas Farmers Market.

For those with VIP tickets, Jenny Castor of Luckybee Kitchen is prepping a three-course meal with soft-shell crab and dauphin potatoes on Sunday, April 28 for $29 in advance and $33 on the day of the show. (An additional exclusive VIP meal will be soon be announced for Saturday, April 27). For those craving a burger, there’s always Hopdoddy Burger Bar, which is one of the festival’s official sponsors this year.

In addition to Bridges and Superorganism, the festival’s performer lineup includes CHVRCHES, Khruangbin, Rae Sremmurd, Tank & The Bangas, Tinashe, Bobby Session, and more. Score tickets here.