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Chow Chow Festival

September 7, 2023 - September 10, 2023

Chow Chow Festival

Asheville’s Chow Chow Festival returns September 7 – 10, 2023. Chow Chow is a nonprofit organization committed to celebrating and enriching the foodways of Southern Appalachia and Asheville’s creative economy, led by a community of chefs, makers, artists, farmers, storytellers, and entrepreneurs.

Chow Chow Food + Culture Festival is the organization’s annual flagship celebration, designed to conveys a rich sense of place through four days of immersive and delicious programming in the heart of Downtown Asheville.

Features of the 2023 Festival Grounds at Pack Square Park:

  • Tasting Bazaar with 40+ rotating bites and sips each day.
  • Two Demonstration Tents
  • Main Stage featuring talks, music, panel discussions, performance, games, and more.
  • Bookshop + Authors’ Lounge featuring book signings and roundtable discussions.
  • Artisan Makers’ Market featuring locally made goods and products.

There’s also a full lineup of classes, seminars, panels and more. Get all the details here.


September 7, 2023
September 10, 2023