First Stick A Fork In It Food Festival Coming to Arsenal Yards

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Kicking off an exciting schedule of events this fall, Arsenal Yards, the thriving new neighborhood in Watertown, invites area residents and visitors to enjoy its diverse lineup of eateries, shops and venues at the first-ever Stick A Fork In It! Food Festival, an around-the-world style food festival on Wednesday, September 21st from 5:00–8:00PM.

Featuring delicious bites and bevvies from on-site restaurants including City WorksCondesa Restaurante Mexicano & Tequila Bar,Tori JiroVitality BowlsFrank PepeRoche Bros.The Majestic 7Ben & Jerry’sPokeworks and more, guests can experience a little bit of everything from all of the exceptional culinary offerings of Arsenal Yards and special surprises and offerings from the neighborhood’s many shopping and entertainment venues.

In addition to tasting complimentary food samples from over 10 of neighborhood’s restaurants, guests and residents are invited to also enjoy live music on the beautiful River Green, drinks from the cash beer and wine garden, and access to fun games and activities including balloon animals, a photo booth caravan, caricatures, and more. Guests will also receive a complimentary swag bag upon check-in.

“With so many recent additions to our restaurant lineup, we could not be more thrilled to invite the Watertown community to stick a fork in all the delicious bites from the diverse food scene curated at AY over the past few years,” said Jessica Reed, Marketing Director at Arsenal Yards. “From authentic Mexican dishes to world-famous yakitori to classic comfort fare, our first food festival highlights the variety of offerings that make our neighborhood so unique and takes guests’ tastebuds through a journey around the globe – and the neighborhood. While eating the day away, guests can also shop ‘til they drop at our various boutiques, relax on the beautiful River Green, and participate in family-friendly activities. We can’t wait to celebrate our continued growth as a vibrant neighborhood destination and the restaurants who help make it possible.”

Among several dishes available at the festival, a sampling of offerings includes:

  • Grilled Momo Yakitori from Tori Jiro
  • Chicken Tinga Tacos from City Works 
  • The Vitality Bowl from Vitality Bowls
  • Pan seared fresh scallops from Roche Bros.
  • A Pokeworks Signature Bowl, Hawaiian Ahi from Pokeworks

Tickets are now available online via Arsenal Yards’ Eventbrite for $10.00 each with all proceeds benefitting the Greater Boston Food Bank. Children under 5 years old will receive free admission and must be always accompanied by an adult. Access to the River Green is first come, first serve.

Free parking for all Arsenal Yards events is available in the red or purple parking garage, along with the surface parking area near City Works. For more information about Arsenal Yards, visit


Along the Charles River, Greater Boston’s next great neighborhood is thriving in the East End of Watertown. Arsenal Yards boasts curated shops, eateries, fitness, and entertainment venues including Buttermilk & Bourbon, Condesa Restaurante Mexicano, Kura Sushi, The Majestic 7, Shake Shack, City Works Eatery & Pour House, Gordon’s Wine, Pure Barre, Roche Bros. Ulta and more. Spanning over one million square feet, Arsenal Yards offers 200,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art life science space, home to current biotech tenants SQZ Biotech, Kymera and Arkuda; 300 contemporary apartments at Blvd & Bond; and a 146-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton. With a focus on building community, Arsenal Yards hosts seasonal event series for both residents and visitors, including outdoor musical performances and fitness classes, along with a “Picnic in the Park” series in the summer months and a “Fireside” fire pit activation in winter. Arsenal Yards is a co-development of Boylston Properties and Wilder. For more information visit

2 thoughts on “First Stick A Fork In It Food Festival Coming to Arsenal Yards

  1. Please add my email address to the announcement distribution of events in Arsenal yards. Last night my friends went there and had all kinds of food from different resturants for $10

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