Visitors & Spectators

This is a free event for the public. All people are encouraged to come. Come celebrate a piece of culture that is uniquely Korean.

Location:
Official Date - Sept 29th, 2024: Wolfe Park
3700 Monterey Drive, St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Duration:
10:00am to 6:00pm

Celebration:
We are celebrating this just in time because the Korean Baechu, cabbage, is ripe and ready to ferment and being prepared for Korean Chuseok, Thanksgiving, in early September.

Limited, K. (2022, March 10). The history of Kimchi, everyone’s favorite side Dish. KORELIMITED. Retrieved September 5, 2022, from https://korelimited.com/blogs/korelimited/the-history- of-kimchi-everyone-s-favorite-side-dish

Bring:
Lawn chairs and blankets for a place to sit and watch performances. There will be food trucks, vendors and other activities available for purchase.

History:
What is Kimchi? Kimchi is usually spicy and consists of a fermented vegetable, and served with almost every meal in Korea. The most well-known kimchi is made from napa cabbage but many other vegetables can be used to make kimchi as well. What makes this dish unique is its flavorful blend of vegetables, salt, and seasonings. It has become one of the most popular side dishes in recent years due to its unique taste and health benefits; joining the explosion of Korean cuisine, culture, and entertainment. But how was kimchi invented, and what makes it so good?

Vendors

Cost for Vendors:
• ($25) small business
• ($100) large business

Arrival:
We suggest you arrive around 9:00am to start setting up your booth.

No Stakes Allowed.
We kindly ask that vendors refrain from using stakes in the lawn at the festival.

Thank You!
Adopee Hub says thank you for participating in our festival and making it a success.
We encourage you to keep spreading the word and making each year as memorable as the last by participating again.

Food Vendors

Cost for Food Vendors:
• $100

Arrival:
We suggest you arrive around 9:00am to start setting.

Parking on Pavement:
All food vendors are located along the path.

Thank You!
Adopee Hub says thank you for participating in our festival and making it a success.
We encourage you to keep spreading the word and making each year as memorable as the last by participating again.

City Forms:
These forms are to participate as a food vendor. All food vendors must be registered with the city of St Louis Park, MN, and Hennepin County. • Follow these links below to fill out and learn how to submit both forms.

St Louis Park:

Information to Peddler/transient merchant/solicitor form. Refer to the application instructions for more details.

License Application:
Click Here:

Hennepin County:

License Application: Click Here:



• Vendors must provide their own power generator if needed.

Kimchi Making and Tasting Participants

Kimchi Making ($20):
Will be accepted all day, please make sure you have your wrist band to participate.
Adult entry is $20, either to participate individually or to accompany a child.

Kimchi Tasting ($15):
This experience includes tasting up to 20 different types of Kimchi
and a specialized Kimchi Festival bowl, rice, and utensils.

Kids:
Children younger than 12 years of age are free but must be accompanied by an adult.

Participants:
You will receive a bag with kimchi swag, a 17oz jar of kimchi, and kimchi recipe.

"Making Kimchi" by KOREA.NET - Official page of the Republic of Korea is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

Kimchi Contest Participants

Registrations ($25): Please provide a 6 oz sample of your kimchi for judging.
NOTICE: Preparation must be done ahead of time before the day of the festival in order to be accepted.

Judging:
Judges will annouce a the winner of the kimich contest at 3:30pm.

  • Grand prize is a large porcelain kimchi jar. We encourage all skill levels to participate.
  • Your recipe will be featured in our next book, Cooking Korean.

Thank You!
Adopee Hub says thank you for participating in our festival and making it a success.
We encourage you to keep spreading the word and making each year as memorable as the last by participating again.

Performance Schedule

• updated 9-8-2022 •

11:30 am • K-Move

12:00 pm • Myst Krew

12:30 pm • Sansei Yonsei Kai

01:00 pm • Cypher Side Dance School

01:45 pm • Shinparam

02:15 pm • Jarrelle Barton

02:45 pm • Mayda

03:30 pm • Jang Mi Arts

Children’s Area

Admission:
$10, there will be a bouncy house.

Time:
10:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Activities:
Korean games, Korean crafts, two corn hole sets, playground.

"Bouncy Houses" by FtCarsonPAO is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Festival Maps

Festival grounds
Parking