A fun day at City Park in Streator: Pluto Fest, Food Truck Festival entertain crowds

Hardscrabble Lions Club organize annual Pluto Fest to celebrate Streator native Clyde Tombaugh, discoverer of Pluto

Sampling some of the food items Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, from the Food Truck Festival at City Park in Streator, Allison Ainsley and her daughter Riley share some of their food with each other.

A number of food trucks lined the parking lot Saturday along Hickory Street in Streator’s City Park, coinciding with the Hardscrabble Lions Club’s annual Pluto Fest, making for a full day of activities.

Solar System Ambassador for NASA Scott Pelican hands a NASA sticker to Maddux Johnson on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, during Pluto Fest at City Park in Streator.
Karyn Dzurison with the Hardscrabble Lions Club sorts Pluto T-shirts Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at the club's vendor booth during Pluto Fest at City Park in Streator. The Hardscrabble Lions Club sponsor the event.
Those with an appetite had plenty to choose from as the Food Truck Festival returned Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, to City Park in Streator, coinciding with Pluto Fest.