This summer, Des Moines will be hosting its first ever “food truck pod” at the city’s Marina Park.

From June to Sept., the pod will typically be open daily for lunch and dinner save for some Saturday lunches and some Wednesday dinners, and except for holidays.

Right now, the city is still looking for vendors to join the program and no food trucks have been announced.

In past conversations with the Business Examiner, city leaders have said they are looking for ways to use Marina Park to attract people to Des Moines, calling the property a “hidden gem.” The food truck pod could be one step in doing revitalization.

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