Empty Bowls 2023

Join us for the 12th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser!

Saturday, March 4
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Tucson Chinese Cultural Center
1288 W. River Road

Tickets: $25

Attendees sample signature soups, breads and desserts donated by local restaurants and food partners, participate in auctions and raffles, and select a beautiful handmade pottery bowl—made and donated by a local artist—to keep.


Buy a Ticket

Tickets are on sale now! The family-friendly event includes indoor and outdoor activities, allowing for safe distancing.

$25 each

serving soup

Become a Sponsor

Five sponsorship levels are available for organizations and individuals. Get VIP event tickets, recognition on event day signage, and more.

Title Sponsor: $10,000
Platinum Tureen: $5,000
Gold Bowl: $2,500
Silver Ladle: $1,000
Souper Hero: $500

Donate an Auction Item

Items for the raffles and silent auction at Empty Bowls are donated by local businesses and individuals. These include artwork, pottery, sculptures, passes and tickets for experiences, restaurant gift cards, and more.