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Date: Saturday | October 2

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Details: Downtown De Pere Soup Walk is a culinary tasting and pairing event which features signature soups and select beverage pairings, hosted at a variety of downtown eateries. And, competition is in the air for local chefs as they compete for the coveted Golden Ladle award at the annual Soup Walk event. As is tradition at the event, attendees are asked to name one soup above the rest by voting for their favorite soup along the culinary tour.

There are so many amazing eateries, and we are honored to partner with local establishments in presenting this event. Whether you are a resident or visiting De Pere for the first time, taking a walking tour while enjoying local cuisine is a great way to experience this fantastic downtown.

Tickets: Only 300 tickets available. The cost to attend is $20.00, with proceeds benefiting the De Pere Food Pantry and Definitely De Pere’s many programs and events that enhance economic development and quality of life downtown De Pere. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Definitely De Pere office. Please call (920) 403-0337 or email [email protected] for business hours.

Donations: Help fight hunger by dropping off non-perishable food items to participating locations during the event. Your generosity will be distributed to the De Pere Food Pantry.

2019 Participating Businesses


Luna Cafe and Roastery, 330 Main Ave | Italian Meatball Soup with Red Wine or Italian Roast Coffee

Nicky’s Lionhead Restaurant, 331 Main Ave | Chicken Pesto with Italian Sausage and Cannellini Pasta paired with Hinterland Cherry Wheat

Gyro Kabobs, 337 Main Ave | Avgolemono Soup (Greek lemon and rice soup)

Smoked to the Bone, 365 Main Ave (back entrance) Creamy Mushroom Soup paired with Spiced Hard Cider

Stella’s, 401 Main Ave | Beer Cheese Soup with Smoked Tomatoes paired with Maple Syrup Old Fashioned

Erbert & Gerbert’s, 400 Reid St | Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Brickhouse Craft Burgers and Brews, 500 Grant St Creamy Pumpkin with Grilled Cheese Croutons

Julie’s Cafe, 500 Grant St | Cheesy Vegetable Medley

The Abbey Bar, 303 Reid St | Andouille Sausage Soup paired with choice of Octoberfest Beer 


The Ennis Inn and Pub, 201 James St | Scotch Chicken and Leek Soup paired with Highland Heather Collins

Proof, 127 N Broadway | Tomato Basil Bisque

Alpha Delights, 143 N Wisconsin St | Squash Soup with Rye Bread

C&C Pub and Grill, 600 George St | Chili paired with Octoberfest Beer

Chatterhouse 2016, 614 George St | Chili

Great Harvest Bread Co., 802 George St | Beef Barley with a Potato Dill Roll

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