Boston Calling announces its 2024 food and drink lineup

The menu includes three new vendors, dozens of returners, and platinum dining experiences prepared by acclaimed local chefs.

A spicy chicken sandwich with a Boston Calling stage behind it.

The food offerings, like this sandwich from Moyzilla, are getting ready to take stage.

Photo via Boston Calling

We know Boston Calling 2024 has a rockin’ roster of musical acts taking the stage — but this festival is also about food. The three-day event has released its full list of food vendors that will offer local flavors you can enjoy as you listen to global superstars. Let’s have a taste.

Pro tip: The fest is Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 24-Sunday, May 26. Tickets are still available.

What’s on the menu?

This year’s general admission lineup includes three newcomers to the festival:

  • Ricen — Serving Thai dishes, this restaurant is expected to open a location in Porter Square in Cambridge this year.
  • Shaking Crab — Enjoy New England and Cajun-inspired seafood dishes, just like at its Boston Common restaurant.
  • The Mac Bar — The downtown restaurant is bringing mac + cheese dishes to the festival.
Fish and chips with ketchup and tarter sauce in a paper bowl.

Fried fare from Shaking Crab.

Photo via Boston Calling

Looking for something different? Many popular vendors are returning to Boston Calling, including:

  • Burgers, tacos + sandwiches: El Jefe’s Taqueria, Greco, Naco Taco, Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, The Sausage Guy, and Tasty Burger
  • Vegetarian + vegan options: The Chubby Chickpea, Moyzilla, Love Art Sushi, Rice Burg, The Flatbread Company, and Zinneken’s
  • Other offerings: Chicken & Rice Guys, Dean’s Concessions, Dumpling Daughter, Jaju Pierogi, Lily P’s Fried Chicken, PieSons Pizza, and The Smoke Shop BBQ
  • Desserts: Blackbird Doughnuts + Sally’s Sandwiches, Flour Bakery + Cafe, and FoMu Ice Cream
Cups from Fomu featuring ice cream

FoMu is a great spot to cool down, plus it has vegan options.

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More flavors

Platinum ticketholders will be able to dine on special menus prepared by acclaimed local chefs. The roster varies by day:

  • Friday — Ken Oringer, known for local restaurants like Toro
  • Saturday — Will Gilson, partner of Cambridge’s Puritan & Company
  • Sunday — Joanne Chang, owner of Myers + Chang and Flour Bakery + Cafe

Attendees will also be able to find sips including Samuel Adams Summer Ale and Wicked Hazy New England Style IPA. Other offerings will be available from brands like Miller Lite, Heineken, Truly Seltzers, and Josh Cellars.

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