Free movie night, beer garden and more in Evansville-area food news

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Hoosier Burger has spacious outdoor seating. The walk-up window is currently closed due to COVID-19 concerns, but the drive through is open and customers are welcome to park and eat on the patio.
Hoosier Burger has spacious outdoor seating. The walk-up window is currently closed due to COVID-19 concerns, but the drive through is open and customers are welcome to park and eat on the patio.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — We're bringing you Tri-State restaurant happenings and food news you need to know. Here's the latest.

Bayou Boys Concessions is a new area food truck serving Southern-style snowballs, which is extreme shaved ice served with syrup (including dye free and sugar free syrups) and candy toppings. For more information or to book call 828-301-2538.

Hoosier Burger is hosting a free Family movie night on Thursday, June 30, at dusk (around 8 p.m.) Guests should bring their own chairs. Hoosier Burger will stay open to serve food. "Sonic the Hedgehog 2" will be shown.

Hoosier Burger is at 325 S. Green River Road.

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Los Alfaro's Restaurant is moving to the former Kennel Club building on Evansville's North Side. No date for the move has been announced. The restaurant serves a variety of Latin dishes including authentic Salvadoran, Venezuelan and Peruvian specialties in addition to their famous foot-long tacos.

Los Alfaro's Restaurant will soon be at 5201 Kratzville Road; 812-550-1186.

Lunch on the Lawn will happen on Friday, July 1, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on the lawn of the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse. Stop by for food trucks and fun.

The Old Courthouse is at 201 N.W. Fourth St.

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The Newburgh Music Festival will happen on Saturday, July 2, from 2-10 p.m. in Downtown Newburgh. Stop at the Town Hall parking lot for kids' games and activities from 2-5 p.m., bands playing on front porches along Water Street from 5-7 p.m., and a main event band beginning at 7 p.m. Bring your own chair or blanket. A beer-and-wine garden will operate from 5-9:30 p.m. and food trucks will be on hand. Wrist bands for entry are $10 for the porch fest and $5 for the beer garden.

Pavilions with seating, a turfed area for games and one of two permanent food trucks can be seen at Uptown Eatery on Saturday, March 12, 2022.
Pavilions with seating, a turfed area for games and one of two permanent food trucks can be seen at Uptown Eatery on Saturday, March 12, 2022.

Uptown Eatery will be hosting It's a Vibe Type of Night on Sunday, July 3, from 7-11 p.m. Expect live music, bottle service, hookah service, food trucks and more. A general admission ticket is $20. Two tickets and a reserved table is $60. A cabana with 6 VIP tickets and a bottle of wine is $350.

Uptown eatery is at 927 Lincoln Ave.

Unleashed Evansville Dog Bar & Cafe is a new business coming soon to Evansville. It will welcome both canines and their human companions with a coffee bar and full alcohol bar. No location or opening date have been released.

Contact Aimee Blume at aimee.blume@courierpress.com

This article originally appeared on Evansville Courier & Press: Food in Evansville: All your Tri-State restaurant, dining news