2019 Bay Area Dumpling Festival

Fri Jun 28
Chinese Culture Center
5pm - 9:30pm
Festival / Fair, Food
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Dumpling fans, you do not want to miss out on this event. Join us for an evening of tasting the finest dumplings (jiaozi) from different parts of China. Imagine strolling along a night market with a lot of gourmet and delicious street food: different varieties and styles of dumplings accompanied with deliciously crafted sauces all while enjoying a spectacular showcase of cultural activities, dumpling-making demonstrations, Chinese shadow puppetry, paper-cutting, live entertainment, and raffle prizes as we support the Chinese Culture Center and Chinatown Visitor Infomation Center. An array of booths featuring different art and cultural activities will also be set up on the Dr. Rolland and Kathryn Lowe Community Bridge, which connects the Hilton Hotel to Portsmouth Square. 600 attendees are expected at the festival. 

Proceeds from the festival enable Chinese Culture Center and Chinatown VIC to produce community events and activities to promote the economic development of Chinatown.  All contributions to the festival is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

VIP Pre-Party Happy Hour 5PM-6PM / $88 
-Access to Pre-Party Happy Hour one hour before the main event-Tasting of dumplings exclusively prepared for premier guests-VIP reserved seating area-Free gifts
General Admission 6PM – 9:30PM / $48
 -All tickets include entrance to the event, food samples, from 15+ participating venues and amazing cultural performances.

This is a Rain or Shine event! (No refunds)
Street parking and garage parking at Hilton SF Financial District and Portsmouth Square Garage on Kearny Street will be available.
Management reserves the right to revoke the license granted by this ticket holder. You must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to drink beer or wine
Contact email: [email protected]


  1. Chinese Culture Center 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA