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Photos: Spenard Food Truck Carnival

Vendors, customers and performers turned out for the Spenard Food Truck Carnival, a weekly lunchtime gathering in the Chilkoot Charlie's parking lot. July 18, 2013
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Fire performers entertain customers at the weekly Spenard Food Truck Carnival. July 18, 2013
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Popular items were sold out at the Eat Alaska truck, parked for lunch at the Spenard Food Truck Carnival. July 18, 2013
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Life-long spenardian Christopher Stuliff eats his lunch at a little table at the weekly Spenard Food Truck Carnival. July 18, 2013
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Performer Maxwell Edison rides his homemade bicycle at the Spenard Food Truck Carnival, a weekly lunchtime gathering in the Chilkoot Charlie's parking lot. July 18, 2013
Loren Holmes photo
Vendors, customers and performers turned out for the Spenard Food Truck Carnival, a weekly lunchtime gathering in the Chilkoot Charlie's parking lot. July 18, 2013
Loren Holmes photo
Vendors, customers and performers turned out for the Spenard Food Truck Carnival, a weekly lunchtime gathering in the Chilkoot Charlie's parking lot. July 18, 2013
Loren Holmes photo
Vendors, customers and performers turned out for the Spenard Food Truck Carnival, a weekly lunchtime gathering in the Chilkoot Charlie's parking lot. July 18, 2013
Loren Holmes photo
Suzanna Caldwell

Anchorage residents who think they're seeing more of the trucks around town are not confused. There are 62 registered -- aka street legal -- mobile food vendors in the municipality of Anchorage, up from 37 last summer.

It's a trend that's even finding its way across the state.

Read more: Street-legal eateries proliferate