San Gabriel, CA – The City of San Gabriel will host its 7th annual Dumpling & Beer Fest featuring Boba on Friday, October 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the historic San Gabriel Mission District at 320 South Mission Drive.
Held in partnership with the Asian Youth Center, Dumpling & Beer Fest is San Gabriel’s local twist on Oktoberfest, featuring dumplings, food booths, food trucks, dessert booths, a craft beer garden, live entertainment and arts and crafts for kids. New for 2021, Dumpling & Beer Fest will host offerings from local boba cafes, showcasing the region's popular bubble tea drink.
San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles-area craft breweries will be pouring, including Ogopogo Brewing, Mt. Lowe Brewing, Pacific Plate Brewing Co., 8one8 Brewing, Eagle Rock Brewery, Common Space Brewery, Hi Def Brewery, La Verne Brewing and Golden Road Brewing. Dumplings from a variety of vendors will be provided, ranging from Chinese, Thai, Mexican and American. Manduyo will make an appearance with a variety of dumplings, and Angel & Mason will create a special event wine cocktail offering. Both vendors will make a permanent appearance at the upcoming Blossom Market Hall, a 13-vendor food hall coming to the San Gabriel Mission District in Fall 2021.
General admission is free and unlimited beer tasting wristbands are on sale at Eventbrite, with discounted pre-sale tickets available until September 24 at 11:59 p.m. Additional information about tickets may be found on our Facebook event page or website.
The City has partnered with the Asian Youth Center (AYC) to bring this event to the community and the event will include efforts to raise awareness around the "LA vs Hate" and "Stop Asian Hate" campaigns. The 7th annual Dumpling & Beer Fest featuring Boba is made possible through the generous sponsorship of our community partners, including Newport Seafood Restaurant, Pacific Square San Gabriel LLC and the Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel.
Please note: event date and details are subject to change or cancellation due to COVID-19. The City of San Gabriel defers to LA County Department of Public Health for the latest health orders and precautions for COVID-19.
About the City of San Gabriel:
The birthplace of the Los Angeles region, the City of San Gabriel features a diverse population of over 41,000 residents. Founded in 1771 and incorporated in 1913, San Gabriel serves as the home of the San Gabriel Mission. The City features a historic core in the Mission District and a vibrant arts and culture scene at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. For more information about the City of San Gabriel, visit the City’s website at SanGabrielCity.com or blog at InsideSanGabriel.com.
About the Asian Youth Center:
AYC was founded over 30 years ago and has become a diverse multi-service organization focused on serving Asian immigrant communities through Youth & Family Services and Education & Community Engagement efforts. AYC provides employment and social services, after-school programming and community outreach, education and engagement. AYC is a service provider to San Gabriel and a community partner with the City of San Gabriel.