Hot Dish Festival Mankato

Join us for HOTDISH FESTIVAL Mankato February 3rd 2024 1-4pm Morson-Ario-Strand VFW Post 950 Women’s Veterans Appreciation Event!


It’s time to celebrate one of the most important culinary gifts the world has ever known… 

The first Mankato “Hot Dish Festival” presented by Minnesota Hot Tubs will feature:

    • *10-15 teams… $30 entry fee
    • *Sampling of hot dish’s tater tot, goulash, cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, etc.
    • *Vote for your favorite!
    • *Live music from Kris & The Riverbend Dutchmen
    • *Silent auction items.
      Schell Brewing

      The Riverbend Dutchmen band from Mankato, Minnesota was formed in 2009 by bandleader Kris Keltgen. The band blends an up-tempo beat with the traditional dutchmen style made famous by so many of the great dutchmen bands from Minnesota and Wisconsin.
  • Powered by Minnesota Hot Tubs,  August Schell Brewing, L & L Mechanical, The Dawg House Bar & Grill, Rapid Ricks, New Ulm Chamber Of Commerce, Dave’s Place, Swanny’s, Last Chance Saloon and Lola’s American Bistro.
  • To sign up for the Hot Dish Contest fill out the information below. $ 30 Entry Fee – A 9×13 pan of Homemade Hot Dish! (Entry Fee paid back out to winner)