World Dumpling Fest

Sunday, September 23 from 1-7:30 pm at Polk Bros Park: General Admission Free

World Dumpling Fest celebrates diverse cultures throughout Chicago and the world with cultural performance, art, and of course, dumplings!

In partnership with Navy Pier and World Music Fest, part of the Department of Cultural Affairs, this all-ages event features the world’s cultural music and art vendors selling cultural goods and interactive craft tables. World Dumpling Fest features diverse cultural “dumplings” from neighborhood-based ethnic restaurants in and around Chicago. This free event (although you must pay for dumplings!) is produced by the Chicago Cultural Alliance membership.

Don’t miss dumplings of the world from 10 neighborhood-based ethnic restaurants including Kasia’s DeliKamehachiCAFE TOLA Southport Ave. #bestempanadasHimmel’sHerb, Friendship Chinese RestaurantEthiopian DiamondDia De Los TamalesSinha Elegant Brazilian Cuisine & Catering, and Tryzub Ukrainian Kitchen.

Peruse cultural art and goods at with Trickster Gallery, ArtenimaiArtes gemelas,  Glass SenseSevim Kısa Sürücü, anStudio 3311 and maker activities for all ages from local cultural heritage museums  National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields MemorialChinese American Museum of Chicago – Raymond B. & Jean T. Lee CenterSwedish American Museum, and Chicago Japanese American Historical Society.

Interested in partnering with the Chicago Cultural Alliance for World Dumpling Fest? Find out more about sponsorship opportunities here!