Finding the best concession trailer that will suit your needs can, at times, feel like finding a needle in a haystack. Each planned use is custom for each business’ needs. Questions like ‘do I want a bare bones concession trailer’, ‘fully equipped concession trailer’, ‘do I need a food concession trailer’ or ‘BBQ concession trailer’ or ‘will a basic $5000 used concession trailer’ work for me? Small or large?
At TheDealExperts, our goal is to help you cut through the noise and save you time (and hopefully money) in the process.
Below, we have a list of the best concession trailers for sale – some are used but we’ve broken down the best available by quality, price, condition, features, pros & cons and more.
Custom Food Vending Concession Trailer, Many Colors, Hitch, Stainless Steel Mobile Food Truck
Original Retail 4799.00
Brand Arete Food Trailers
This is our top pick! Why is this our top pick? Because this brand new, versatile, fully customizable Arete Food Trailers concession trailer is customizable at under $5000!
While we know that this concession trailer might not meet the needs for ALL businesses, it will work for almost any small-scale mobile food business.
Description: Arete Food Trailers – We make custom food vending trailers for any operation. Our factory has 7+ years experience, & will help you meet health codes, cost includes shipping to your nearest big city, insurance, and also includes ALL TAXES & FEES! These are Made Custom, Built to Order Food Trailers from Arete Shoppe. The Perfect Turnkey Mini-Cart to start a Mobile Food-Truck, Stand, vending business. These trailers can be applied for selling anything from hot dogs, retail operations, flower operations, sandwiches, coffee, ice cream, etc. Read More..
New 6 X 14 Enclosed Concession Food Vending BBQ Porch Trailer
Model Concession / Food Vending
Brand Elite Series
This new 6′ x 14 enclosed concession trailer with 4′ porch package is perfect for multiple uses. It has a 10′ enclosed box space + the 4′ porch package. The window is 3′ x 6′, allowing for plenty of space for customer interaction. It comes with the exterior LED package allowing for an inviting environment, even after dark. Interior height is 6′ with interior light on ceiling w/wall switch. It also includes multiple upgrades including rubber tread plate flooring, the upgraded electrical package, diamond plate floor on porch, rear stabilizer jacks and a 32″ wide exterior door leading out to the porch.
Bidding is holding at just over $8,000 which is a steal for a new trailer of this quality.
New 2019 7 x 20 Enclosed Concession Food BBQ Trailer
Model Elite Series
For your mobile BBQ business, this brand new loaded BBQ trailer is a steal! With a 6 foot gated porch package included, complete braking system, heavy duty construction, 6′ interior height, heavy duty plywood walls + floor, 15″ radial wheels and exterior LED lighting system, this bad boy is built for hauling, built for BBQing and built to last. At just over $10,000, this is a bargain for the condition and quality.
Additional features include:
- Teardrop Jeep Style Fenders with Wide Side Marker Clearance Lights
- 2K A-Frame Top Wind Jack
- High Quality Exterior Grade Paint
- Interior Roof Vent
- Interior Trailer Light
- Heavy Duty Safety Chains
- & More
New Trailers A Go Go 6 x 8 Concession Trailer
Brand Trailers A Go Go
Asking price on this bad boy is only $7,500! A steal for the quality and options included. The New Trailers A Go Go 6 x 8 Concession Trailer offers a smooth white aluminum exterior with 4″ of diamond plating at the bottom. It also has hydraulic lift awnings on the service window with drop down exterior shelf (great for condiments, silverware, etc).
It offers a full size entry door with interior height above normal at 6’9. It has rubber base boards, commercial-grade flooring and NSF-approved FRP Board on the walls and ceiling.
Additional features are the interior LED lights, stainless service counter inside, 50 AMP electrical panel w/breakers, hot water heater, 15 gallon fresh water tank, 3 unit sink, and 25 gallon waste water tank.
Believe it or not, there’s more! See all features here.
New 32' BBQ Concession Trailer - Smoker Included
With an asking price of nearly $74k, this behemoth is for the big boys. Thing is, it has everything you could possibly wish for and more. It has an 8′ porch with 3′ x 7′ gullwaings on both sides, above the 36″ kneewalls and above the double doors in the rear. It even has a bathroom with toilet, hand wash station, vent, light and door!
It has a 60 gallon fresh water tank along with two 50 gallon waste water tanks. 2 18″ x 18″ corner sinks, commercial sprayer and upper cabinets above sink.
Interior height is 7’6 making it airy and comfortable. Full exterior measurements are 8.5′ x 32′ and it comes with front and rear scissor jacks!
It comes with a Katoba 11,000 watt generator, full-size smoker, 27″ sandwich prep station, steam table, 45 cu. foot, double door refrigerator, 36″ charbroiler, 36″ gas griddle, 2 deep fryers, two 100 pound propane tanks..
There are just too many features offered to list here. To see full list of features, click here.
22' BBQ Concession Trailer – With Smoker Pit Installed
Asking price is just under $34k. But, for a new concession trailer with these features, it’s worth a look.
Total measurements are 8.5′ wide x 22 feet long. It’s got Spider Mag wheels and 5200 torsion axles. The porch is 8′ with 36″ kneewalls on both sides and 30″ swing gate.
The interior height is 7’6 and it features insulated walls and ceilings. Electric is run on a 50 AMP panel with a 50 AMP motorbase plug. The 15,000 BTU A/C with heap pump will keep you comfortable no matter what the weather is outside. It has 2 exterior lights on each side for a total of 4 exterior lights.
The concession window is 3′ x 5′ with glass and screens with a drop shelf on the outside. Scissor jacks in the rear. Additional features: steam table, 100 pound tank with safety cage, base cabinet + above sink shelf, 23 cu. ft. fridge, 12′ awning, full-size smoker and more. See all features..
New WOW 8.5 x 20 Kettle Cooker Concession Trailer
Asking price on this work of art is just over $52k. Just look at the size of those windows! We’re going to let the walk-through video below do the talking on this one.
- 5200lb drop leaf spring axles with brakes
- Storage closet
- exclusive custom LED interior lighting
- 7ft interior height
- 3ft bull nose front
- Overhead cabinets
- Extra base serving cabinet
- LED exterior lighting
- Electrical package
- 25′ Lifeline
- Interior receptacles
- Pocket doors
- 3 Full size gullwings
- 2- 4×5 concession doors
- Steel Porch
- Sprayed in floor in serving area
- 13,500 BTU A/C Unit with heatstrip
- Deluxe 3 bay sink package
Here’s a walk-though video:
New Custom Built Catering Concession Food Trailer
Asking price on this one is right at $47,000 which is the main reason we were only able to give it 4 stars. It’s located in South Carolina and offers free local pickup. It has a full-size 3 bay sink, hot water, fresh water and grey water tank, refrigerator, freezer, flat top, 2 burner range, oven, and fryer. It features a stainless steel hood and is fully stocked with all new commercial-grade equipment.
New 3M Concession Stand Trailer Kitchen +3 KW Generator (Free Shipping from China)
While this does come from out of the US, we felt this concession trailer deserved a mention due to condition, price (under $8000) & free shipping options (though there are taxes and shipping agent fees). Because it comes from overseas, we also cannot comment on the quality of this rig. Aside from what you’re able to see in the pictures, it’s tough to decipher what options it comes with and is safe to assume that it is the trailer shell you’re purchasing.
Used 2003 Food Truck Concession Trailer
While this may not be a typical ‘concession trailer’, we felt this one deserved a mention. This food truck does have almost 170k miles on it but it is fully loaded and will suit the needs for just about any mobile food business. This beast is a steal at only $14,300!
Description: 2003 Food truck Concession trailer. Runs and drives great. 166,000 miles. Diesel, AC, fryers, grill, hood, freezer, rotisserie oven, popcorn maker, baking oven, electrical, 4 sinks, LED lights,19′ box.
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Were you considering building your own concession trailer? Here are a few helpful videos that might be able to help you start going down that path:
“How To Build A Concession Trailer – Cheap!”
In this video, he discusses what you’ll be looking at when deciding to build your own concession trailer. He doesn’t actually build one but this video is very informative as he discusses a number of things that you should be expecting IF you decide to build your own concession or food trailer.
“M&R Specialty How to Build a Food Trailer”
In this video, M&R Specialty actually runs through the build process going from a gutted shell trailer to the plywood, electrical, composite, hood installation, vent installation, flooring and gas piping phases of the build. It doesn’t show details on how each of these phases are completed but it is a step by step through the full build process. The finished product is beautiful!
“How To Build A Concession Trailer on a Budget”
This is a shorter video but it’s great to get ideas on how to get a trailer for cheap, where to find equipment for cheap (spoiler: restaurant demos) and where to get liquid propane tanks and a generator for cheap (hint: scrap yards are wonderful!).
“M&R Trailers How to Build a Concession Truck”
Here’s another one from M&R Trailers. In this video, similar to the last one, they talk about taking a shell of what will be a ‘food-truck trailer’ and converting it into a state of the art food truck.
“Converting Trailer To Concession Demo 2”
This video is the 2nd part of a 2 part trailer construction demo video with in depth, detailed information on a step-by-step starting from the interior wall demolition until the electrical wiring phase. We wanted to include this because this will give you a very good idea of what to expect IF you decide to build your own concession trailer, instead of purchasing one.
“How to Build a High Quality Food Trailer – Starting a Street Food Business”
Lastly, we felt it was important to include this concession trailer construction video. While it doesn’t do much in the way of explaining a step-by-step concession trailer construction process, it does go through pictures of each phase of the building process and will give you a good idea of the steps that are involved in building a concession trailer.
We hope this post helps you find the concession food trailer you’ve been looking for to start or expand your business. If you like what you’ve seen, we would love it if you give us a share.
Good luck with whichever direction you decide to take, new purchase, used purchase or custom build.