LA Tofu Festival August 12th - 13th, 2006, Downtown LA

Welcome to the LA Tofu Festival web site, August 12th - 13th, 2006, in Downtown LA!

How to Apply

Celebrating its 11th year, the Tofu Festival is an outdoor festival featuring great food, entertainment, a Beer, Wine & Sake Garden, open air Marketplace, arts and crafts stalls, health and fitness booths and exhibit space. Over 30,000 are expected to attend this festival in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles (average attendance 25K). Because of the Festival’s popularity, booths fill up early. Contact us for an information and application packet before it’s too late!

The LA Tofu Festival was…

  • Ranked in Los Angeles Magazine’s “TOP TEN” for August ‘02 and July ’04 and featured in the “Food and Beverage” section August ‘05
  • Featured on Food Network’s “Top 5: Amazing Celebrations,” “Unwrapped: Protein Power,” “The Secret Life of …” and “BBQ with Bobby Flay: Crazy Cues”
  • Featured on Travel Channel’s “Taste of America”
  • Showcased on KCET’s “Visiting with Huell Howser”
  • Voted “the Best Food Fest in the West”, VIA Automobile Club of America


Each year we search far and wide for new restaurants, manufacturers, caterers, and food specialty providers. We always welcome food booths that feature innovative uses of tofu and soy. The Tofu festival is expanding to include MORE THAN TOFU! We will include unique gourmet food items, specialty foods, ethnic cuisines (preferably from the Pacific Rim) and more!

Arts, Crafts and Consumer Products

The Festival office regularly looks for distinctive and colorful arts, crafts, and consumer goods vendors. Booths are available for handcrafts, imports, books, household items, accessories, toys and clothing.

Health and Fitness

The Festival welcomes Health and Fitness related information booths, applied therapeutics, products, resources, schools and community groups. We invite organizations that provide safe, non-invasive health tests to apply for a booth.


New for 2006! Do you have a soy related exhibition you want to promote? Talk to us about exhibit space.

Entry to the Festival is competitive. Spaces fill early. For more information Contact Us:

The LA Tofu Festival is a fundraiser for the Little Tokyo Service Center, a non-profit community-based organization, which has been providing services to low income, immigrant, homeless and distressed seniors and families for over 25 years. Programs include assistance to victims of domestic violence, support groups, child abuse and neglect outreach, emergency food and shelter assistance, affordable housing, and community redevelopment. The Center services the diverse, multi-ethnic population of greater Los Angeles.

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