Xing Fu Tang!

Xing Fu Tang’s signature brown sugar pearl milk features pan-fried handmade pure brown sugar pearl (preservatives free) with fresh milk, homemade milk foam, and a brittle top of melted brown sugar. The judges said it reminded them of creme brulee you can drink!

rounding out The top five

Koi Fresh Fruits and Tea‘s Mango Pomelo Sago with Coconut Milk.

Chewgurt Yummy‘s Mango Purple Sticky Rice Chewgurt

JusFruit Southview‘s Summer Berry Blend Bubble Tea

The YYC Bubble Tea and Asian Dessert Festival is a collaborative effort between Crescent Heights Village BIA, International Avenue BRZ and Chinatown BIA. We invite purveyors of bubble tea and Asian desserts to enter a treat into the month-long festival, where folks can vote for their favourites. The festival culminates in a celebrity judging event with the top five “peoples’ choices” go head to head for the crown! Will it be you this year?

The 2024 festival

July 1-Aug 17

Aug 17-Sep 1

Sep 1 - 6

sep 7


Invite local purveyors of bubble tea and Asian desserts to enter their best into the festival. 


Eat, drink, savour and vote for your favourites using our new, easy-to-use, self-guided digital tour.


We tally up the votes and pick the peoples’ Fave Five. 


Celebrity judges taste and choose the 2024 YYC Bubble Tea and Asian Dessert Festival Champion!

how to enter

Simply submit the form below and wait for instructions from our team! Registration is $25, except for members of  Crescent Heights Village BIA, Chinatown BIA and International Avenue BRZ, who register for free. 

YYC Bubble Tea and Asian Dessert Festival is proudly sponsored by:

Crescent Heights Village is a diverse and inclusive community that gathers all people to live, work, eat, play and explore together.

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Calgary Chinatown is an iconic place and cultural community that prides itself for its heritage, open space and Asian streetscape.

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