September 7, 2018 | Kim Higgins
Get ready to taste some truly delicious fried chicken at The National Fried Chicken Festival, sponsored by Raising Cane's, on September 22-23, 2018 at Woldenberg Riverfront Park at 1 Canal St. in New Orleans! Admission is free and open to the public. Woldenberg Park, at 50,120 square feet, is larger than last year’s venue to give you more room for exploring the Festival. While enjoying all the delicious, crispy fried chicken, there will be live music from 2 stages. To see the music lineup, click the following link:

Join the festivities including the 2 contests, The Chicken Tenders Eating Contest and The Best Fried Chicken Contest, The Kids’ Pavilion, The Misty Lounge, the celebrity cooking demo stage and much more. Also returning this year is the popular ONE LOVE Wall, on which you can write special messages of encouragement, good luck or simply write why you like fried chicken.  For more information, visit the website at


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