Annual Souper Bowl


Celebrating its tasty 10th year, ArtsQuest’s Souper Bowl, a delicious fundraiser benefiting the nonprofit’s Arts Education Fund, returns to the Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling Jan. 26 with a record number of restaurants. Tickets for the popular event are on sale now at and 610-332-3378. General admission tickets are $34 for ArtsQuest Members and $39 for the public. VIP tickets, which include early entrance to the event for the first chance to taste the soups and meet the chefs, are $55 for ArtsQuest Members and $60 for the public.

The Souper Bowl starts at 11:00 a.m. with its VIP Hour, followed by the public session from noon-3 p.m. During the afternoon, attendees can taste all the delicious soups presented by 24 restaurants and caterers from throughout the region.

After sampling, guests can then vote for their favorites, with the winning restaurant named the Souper Bowl Champion! In addition, a panel of judges will sample all the soups and award the best entries in six different categories including Vegetarian, Seafood-based, Cream-based, Meat-based, Ethnic and Most Original.

The afternoon also features live entertainment from Hot Club of Philadelphia and a raffle that includes prizes donated by the participating restaurants.