St. Louis the Great Muslim Food Festival CAIR Missouri BosniaThe Great Muslim Food Festival is coming to Columbia Missouri! The Islamic Center of Central Missouri (ICCM), The Muslim Student Organization at Mizzou (MSO) and CAIR-Missouri are co-hosting this 1-day food festival to bring peoples of all faiths and backgrounds together using food.

WHAT: Columbia's Great Muslim Food Festival
WHERE: Islamic Center of Central Missouri (ICCM)
WHEN: Sunday, October 15th @ 11 - 5 PM
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American Muslims are the most diverse religious community in our nation. Nowhere is that more apparent than by the thousands of unique food dishes cooked by Muslims right here in Missouri. Join us for a delicious day filled with food, fun for the family, entertainment, tours of the Islamic Center, and an opportunity to meet your Muslim neighbors.

- Shop in the Bazaar for amazing food items and other unique non-food stuff from various local vendors
- Bounce houses, face painting, and balloon making
- Islamic Center Open house and tours of the Masjid
- Family friendly entertainment, comedy, speeches, and more.
- Meet Your Muslim Neighbors :D

Counselling Students Visit Islamic Center CAIR Missouri

A group of nearly 40 counselling students visited a local Islamic Center in St. Louis in order to gain a deeper understanding about the American Muslim community. The Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis hosted the event at their Daar-Al-Islam Masjid. Speakers from Al-Salam Day School (ADS), The Islamic Information Center of St. Louis (IICSTL), and the Missouri Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MO) gave various presentations on a variety of topics ranging from the fundamentals of Islam to how the current political climate impacts American Muslims. The counselling students were given a tour of the Islamic Center and ate lunch at local international Muslim owned restaurants. 

During the afternoon session, nearly 40 young teenage Muslims came to the center and participated in group discussions with the counselling students. The goal was to give first hand experiences of growing up Muslim in American, discuss the struggles they are going through, and bring a human face to the conversation. CAIR-MO is proud to have participated in this program and promotes continued relationships between American Muslims and educational institutions.

MYLS FlyerThe Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium seeks to provide American Muslim youth with a proactive agenda for positive activism; empower them to guide their communities from the margin to the mainstream; and foster a healthy American Muslim identity that fits comfortably within the pluralistic American society.

Join us for a 1-day leadership training workshop for young Muslim students. Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to provide this workshop free of cost. Lunch will be provided for all participants.


Final Muslim Women Self Defense Flyer Dar Al Jalal Masjid

Dar-Al-Jalal Muslim Women Self-Defense Class


A 2-Session Class


1st Session: Sunday July 23rd @ 1:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.


2nd Session: Sunday July 30th @ 1:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.


Dar-Al-Jalal Masjid, 8945 Dunn Rd, Hazelwood MO, 63042

The Great Muslim Cook Off Food Festival FlyerJoin us for St. Louis' 1st ever International Muslim Food Festival and Cook-Off at the World's Fair Pavilion in Forest Park. American Muslims are the most ethnically and culturally diverse community in America. That diversity is expressed through the thousands of unique food dishes cooked right here in St. Louis. This public event will have two main parts:

  1. Shopping at the International Bazaar: Area restaurants, local businesses, and non-profits will be selling delicious foods, clothing, henna art, and other unique items at the Bazaar. If you enjoy shopping, eating, and learning about others then this is an experience that you do not want to miss.
    1. Interested in selling food and other items in the Bazaar? Click Here to Purchase a Booth or Tent at the Festival.
  2. The Food Competition: There will be a food competition where people will enter their unique dishes to compete for prizes. A panel of 5 judges will taste the dish in each catagory to determine the winner. If you're entering a dish into the competition you'll need to make 6 individual portions. Five portions are for the judges and one portion will be for the official photograph. Dishes must be submitted anytime between 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM. The award ceremony will be from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM.
    1. Interested in submitting your dish into the food competition? Click Here to Enter Your Dish into the Food Competition.

WHEN: Sunday, August 13th 11:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
WHERE: World's Fair Pavilion in Forest Park
1904 Concourse Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146
Questions: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Tel: (636)207-8882

Event is open to the public

CASH PRIZES: $300 for best dish in each category

For local area restaurants and caterers looking to promote their businesses, we are offering two packages:

  • 10' x 10' Tent Rental ($250): Includes 1 rectangular table, 2 chairs, and access to power
  • Pavilion Booths ($100): Inside of the World's Fair Pavilion, various booths will be set up that include 1 rectangular table, two chairs, and skirting dividers. 

Submit Your Dish for the Competition ($10 Per Dish): Do you think your dish has what it takes to win the Cook-Off? Submit your dish into one of the following categories for your chance to win $300. 5 judges will taste your dish and determine which dish reigns supreme. You'll need to make 5 individual portions, one for each judge. Winners will be announced and prizes will be given away at the competition.

4 Competition Categories: When you register online, do your best to place your dish in the appropriate category

  • Best Appetizer:
  • Best Entree with Meat:
  • Best Veggie Entree:
  • Best Dessert:


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Business Sponsorship:

  • Master Chef: ($600), includes free tent, business logo on printed brochures, business logo and description on website, social media shout-out, mention in speech and announcement during the award ceremony, mention in media release and any media interview.
  • Culinary Genius: ($450), free tent, business logo on printed brochures, business logo and description on the website, social media shout-out, mention during the speech and announcement during the award ceremony.
  • The Saucier: ($250), business logo and description on website, social media shout-out and mention during the speech.
  • Assistant Chef: ($150), business logo and description on the website and social media shout-out.

About Us

CAIR-MO vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding. Our mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

Contact us

Addresse: 13408 Clayton Rd, St. Louis MO, 63131
Tel: 636-207-8882


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