Kids Zone

Kugel Cook-Off

Get Cooking! This year's cooking contest features foodie favorite, Kugel! 

Kugel is a baked pudding or casserole, most commonly made from egg noodles or potato. It is a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish, often served on Shabbat and Yom Tov. 

Place of origin: Jewish from Central and East Europe originally.

Main ingredients: Egg noodles or potatoes with many variations

Kugels may be savory or sweet. Celebrity judges will vote on 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place based on texture, taste, appearance and creativity. Entries are limited to a total of 20, 1 kugel per participant. $18 fee includes NoshFest entry. Kugels must be turned into NoshFest staff by 11:30 am on Jan. 12 at NoshFest. Judging is at 1 pm. 

Register Here for the Kugel Cook-Off! 

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Kids Zone

The ABQ NoshFest is a family friendly event.
It's a Sunday Fun-Day in the Kids Zone!

Open Noon - pm for Kids 5 -12 yrs

• PJ Library reading corner

• Games

• Face painting 

• Cupcake decorating, sponsored by Smallcakes

• Slime station

• Artist-led craft projects​


Music by The Rebbe's Orkestra

Music and dancing throughout the day! with Klezmer and Israeli music performed by The Rebbe's Orkestra with Rikud and Keshet Dancers leading dances.


Sandia Sports Lounge

Worried about missing your game? Watch it at NoshFest! The Sandia Sports Lounge will feature football playoff games throughout the day. 

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