The Empty Bowl Project celebrates its 24th birthday this year, and we have added some new bowl’s to our largest annual fundraiser. Come, enjoy all-you-can-eat soup and cornbread, listen to live music, and take home a handmade bowl from a local artist. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 

Take note of the newly added VIP event the evening before. You won’t want to miss it! Your VIP tickets include the

March 9 event at 49th State Brewing + VIP access and amenities the day of Empty Bowl.


Questions? Call 907-433-8603

Call for Bowls:

We are always looking (and in need of) for new and interesting bowls for this annual event – so if you’re an artist and want to contribute, give us a shout! We will take bowls of all mediums: clay, glass, wood, you name it! We’ll even take bowls from previous years. Please call Diana at 907-433-8603, or email

Call for Entries- CLOSED for 2018:

Are you an extraordinary chef? You don’t have to be a pro to make the most delicious bean soup around, so come one and all and submit your bean soup recipe and you could be featured at the 2018 Empty Bowl Project. All submissions must include dried beans, and may be submitted to no later than January 19, 2018.

Click here for rules and empty form

Soup Roadshow- CLOSED for 2018:

Do you just want to choose the winning soups? We’ve got you covered – join us at the end of January for our annual Soup Roadshow and enjoy a free lunch on us, all while voting for your favorites! Follow us on for more info.

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