Outlets of Little Rock’s Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival Named by Chain Store Age as one of America’s Top Retail Experiences

Chain Store Age Ranks Best Retail Experiences of the Year

LITTLE ROCK, AR (August 2017) – Chain Store Age recently named Outlets of Little Rock’s Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival in the top ten in terms of America’s top retail experiences. Siting innovation and inspiration, Chain Store Age singled out venues that provided exceptional experiential events for their patrons. 

The Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival at Outlets of Little Rock highlighted a sell-out crowd of 6,000 visitors, many coming from neighboring states. Center traffic went up 112% on the day of the festival in April 2017.

Outlets of Little Rock teamed with Food Truck Festivals of America to host the first Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The Festival took place from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Outlets of Little Rock and featured an array of gourmet food trucks and craft breweries.

Teresa Hendrix, General Manager, Outlets of Little Rock explains, “Outlets of Little Rock and Food Truck Festivals of America teamed up to create the Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival this past spring. The Festival met with tremendous enthusiasm and brought a sell-out crowd of eager visitors from around the State. It was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy Arkansas’ vibrant gourmet food truck and craft beer scene”.

Food Truck Festivals of America

Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA) was founded in 2012. FTFA has created 60 festivals throughout the U.S. combining dozens of food trucks & craft breweries together in one place for a day of eating, drinking and fun.

Outlets of Little Rock

Outlets of Little Rock is Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center visitors will save up to 70 percent off on America’s most desired brands including Banana Republic Factory Outlet,

Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Clarks Outlet, Cole Haan, Gap Factory Store, J.Crew | crewcuts Factory, LOFT Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, RH Outlet, Under Armour and more. Located at the intersection of I-30 and I-430 adjacent to the only Bass Pro Shops in Arkansas, Outlets of Little Rock is an open-air lifestyle destination. Visit www.outletsoflittlerock.com for a full directory listing. Outlets of Little Rock is a New England Development shopping destination.

New England Development

For nearly 40 years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management, delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types and across the country. New England Development’s growing portfolio of retail projects includes an exciting mix of outlet centers including Asheville Outlets® in Asheville, North Carolina; Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Florida and Outlets of Little Rock in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona, Iowa opens October 20, 2017.  For more information visit www.NEDevelopment.com.