Arizona Bao and Dumpling Festival with the Arizona Rice Fest

Mar 23rd – Mar 24th

  • Time11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The Arizona Bao and Dumpling Festival is returning for its 5th year, but the first time as a two day festival. This year will also be a double header event. If you love rice dishes, over 15 local businesses will showcase their creativity in the first ever Arizona Rice Fest. Explore all the different varieties of baos and dumplings from traditional to creative interpretations. What is a bao? From Food Republic, a bao or known as a steamed bun or baozi is a "complete meal conveniently packed away in a white, warm, soft bun." Or what we like to say, an amazing delicious experience. Baos are a form of dumplings and you can try different dumplings from various cultures from takoyaki to potstickers.

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Centennial Plaza Park behind Peoria City Hall
9875 N 85th Ave Peoria, AZ 85345

WHEN: Saturday, March 23rd // 11 AM - 5 PM and Sunday, March 24th // 11 AM - 5 PM

Different vendors are available on each day for a variety of dumpling and rice dishes

Tickets include free parking at the nearby garages, an exclusive sticker while supplies last, and a curated dumpling experience. This is a one stop shop to support local and try from a variety of food vendors and purchase anime merchandise. Children 12 and under are free. Refunds are available up until 8 days before the event.
  • Location Centennial Plaza Park behind Peoria City Hall
  • 9875 N 85th Ave
  • Peoria, Arizona 85345


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