Does anyone NOT love soup? It’s Ohio, spring can be chilly, and soup is SO good – and we’re in luck! Columbus is celebrating the annual SoupFest on Saturday, March 11, 2023.
Annual Miklós B’s SoupFest
The annual SoupFest returns to the Historic Valley Dale Ballroom this March. You can expect 45+ soups and a full evening of live music in a spacious venue
SoupFest 2023 Soup Competition, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
The afternoon will be overflowing with homemade soups, up to 45 to be exact, and feature aux cord DJ sets to be auctioned off before the event. Donations suggested.
SoupFest 2023 Music Festival, 3:30pm – 10:30pm
SoupFest rolls on with 7 live bands, awards, and restaurant soups – closing with folk rock darling, Saintseneca, and guru of electronic sound, Dan Deacon. Ticket required.
With your general admission tickets, you can sample as many soups as you want before you vote for your favorites.
Do you have Soup skills? A limited amount of Soupmaker tickets are available to compete. SoupMakers receive FREE entry into the event. Soup slots go fast – reserve your spot soon!
Ticket required for SoupFest 2023 Music Festival starting @ 3:30pm. The earlier competition is donation-based.
Volunteer at SoupFest
Anyone willing to commit to a 2-hour volunteer shift will be sent a code for 20% off ticket price.
Welcome gifts [soup mug, stickers, and surprises]
Soup samples from 45 homemade entries
Soup samples from restaurant partners
Full evening of local-to-international live music
Saintseneca, Protomartyr, Fluung, Ethan Samuel Brown, Mol Sullivan, DANA, and Dan Deacon.
This charity fundraising event benefits The Miklós Battaglia Fund at the Columbus Foundation.
Find all the details on the website.
Do you have a favorite soup? My two favorites are Hot and Sour Soup, and Greek Avgolemono soup. If you have any suggestions or recipes, leave them in the comments!
Valley Dale Ballroom
1590 Sunbury Rd
Columbus, OH 43219
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