*Editor's Note: Due to Covid-19, the 2021 Fried Chicken Festival has been rescheduled and will return the following year.
Crispy, extra crispy, double dipped, spicy, mild, extra spicy -- fried chicken is served a lot of ways in a lot of wonderful places in New Orleans. It’s a staple on menus across the South. So come sample some of the best at the National Fried Chicken Festival presented by Raising Canes on October 23 and 24 at the New Orleans Lakefront.
Fried Chicken Festival 2021
The free, outdoor festival will have food from dozens of restaurants, plus lots of live music. And, naturally, the chefs compete in a best fried chicken contest judged by local and national food critics. See here for more information on vendors, musical artists and VIP experiences.