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Food Concessions

Open every day of the Festival from 11 a.m. until close

Visit the Festival Kitchen and satellite concession stands for food and drinks inspired by the Ozarks and the country’s diverse spiritual traditions. You’ll find flavorful entrees and sides, tasty desserts, and summery beverages, including vegetarian- and kid-friendly options.

For those over 21, Ozark Beer Company offers a curated collection of craft brews that represent the region’s rich creative spirit.

The Festival Kitchen is brought to us by Bark Barbecue Café in Stevensville, Maryland

* = vegetarian
ᵛ = vegan, or vegan option available

Creative Encounters Menu

A sandwich with sliced pink pastrami in a cardboard contained with potato chips and a green pickle slice.
Green and orange vegetables with yellow sauce and white rice in a cardboard container.
Two tamales wrapped in corn husks, with orange sweet potatos and black beans in a cardboard container.
Swirl of white ice cream with dusting of greenish brown ground nuts in a paper cup.

House-Cured Pastrami Sandwich
Served with pickle and chips

Curried Grilled Vegetables
Served with rice

Oaxacan-Style Chicken Tamales
Served with salsa verde, beans, and sweet potatoes

Oaxacan-Style Cheese and Pepper Tamales *
Served with beans and sweet potatoes

Vanilla Soft Serve *
Topped with pistachios

Elderberry-Pomegranate Soft Serve Sorbet

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie *

Ozarks Menu

Pulled  pork on a bun with green pickles and white slaw with potato chips in a cardboard container.
Pieces of fried chicken and yellow cornbread with white sauce in a cardboard container.
Sauteed greens and tan beans with two pieces of yellow cornbread in a cardboard container.
Swirl of white ice cream topped with chunks of brown walnuts in a paper cup.

Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich
Topped with coleslaw, pickles, Missouri-style barbecue sauce, and chipotle aioli and served with chips

Fried Chicken Plate
Served with cornbread, beans and greens, and country cream gravy

Beans and Greens *
Served with cornbread

Vanilla Soft Serve *
Topped with Missouri black walnuts

Elderberry-Pomegranate Soft Serve Sorbet

Giant Molasses Cookie *

Desserts & Snacks

Gelato & Sorbetto
Café Mocha *
Chocolate *
Salted Caramel *
Stracciatella *
Mango Sorbet ᵛ

Giant Molasses Cookie
Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie
Homestyle Kettle-Cooked Potato Chips


Iced Tea

Ozark Beer Co.™ The Olivias Folklife Pale Ale
Ozark Beer Co.™ Lager
Ozark Beer Co.™ Bramble Berry Hard Seltzer
Ozark Beer Co.™ Blueberry Basil Kombucha

Wine & Spirits
Red Wine
White Wine
Blackbird Whiskey Smash Draft Cocktail
Frozen Spicy Mezcal Margarita
Frozé (Frozen Rosé)

Food Allergy Notice
Please be advised that food prepared here may contain milk, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. Food allergen and dietary information is available at the Accessibility tent and concession stands.

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