BC Dumpling Festival

Presented by The Asian Arts and Culture Society, the eagerly awaited BC Dumpling Festival is set to captivate attendees on August 12th. With an array of live entertainment, engaging activities, and a diverse selection of local food and beverage vendors, this year’s event promises an unforgettable experience for all. The festival’s heart is in its celebration of dumplings, those exquisite packets of flavour wrapped in dough from cultures all over the world. Whether you enjoy traditional classics or are looking to try something new, the BC Dumpling Festival has it all.

The BC Dumpling Festival has increased in popularity considerably since its debut. The Korean Pavilion is a new addition to this year’s festival. The addition of the Korean Pavilion aims to raise the event to new heights, according to festival organisers. Festivalgoers will be able to immerse themselves in everything Korean, from traditional arts and crafts to enthralling performances and, of course, delectable Korean dumplings.

BC Dumpling Festival
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An innovative aspect of the festival’s blueprint is its commitment to spotlighting a different country each year. This visionary approach aims to foster a deeper appreciation for the myriad cultures that contribute to the vibrant community.

Anticipation for the culinary offerings is soaring, and this year’s roster of dumpling vendors includes culinary artists such as Momo Joy, Nina’s Pierogies, Dungan House, House of Yee, and Mr. Siopao, among others. But the feast doesn’t stop at dumplings. The event welcomes an array of food vendors, ensuring a diverse range of flavors. Indulge in both sweet and savory delights from vendors such as Japadog, Mochido, Wak Wak Burger, and Lee’s Donuts (Seth Rogan’s favorite local donut).

A highlight of the festival is the thrilling dumpling eating contest, featuring prominent members of the community as participants. The victor of this gastronomic battle will earn the prestigious title of “Dumpling Eating Champion,” a badge of honor symbolizing their mastery of the dumpling world.

BC Dumpling Festival
Image by BC Dumpling Festival

Mark your calendars for August 12th, as the BC Dumpling Festival unfurls its delights from 11 am to 8 pm at the enchanting Town Centre Park in Coquitlam. The setting provides a picturesque backdrop for the festivities, promising a day filled with culture, community, and culinary wonders.

As you contemplate your summer plans, consider indulging your palate and broadening your cultural horizons at the BC Dumpling Festival. With a treasure trove of flavors, activities, and camaraderie awaiting, this event is not only a celebration of dumplings but also a testament to the power of food in fostering connection and understanding.

In a world that yearns for diverse experiences, the BC Dumpling Festival stands as a beacon of cultural appreciation, inviting all to savor, explore, and engage. Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a journey of taste and tradition, all wrapped up in the warmth of community spirit.

For further details, be sure to visit the official event page at https://www.bcdumplingfest.ca/. Remember, admission is free, so come hungry and ready to embark on a culinary adventure unlike any other.

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