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  • Woldenberg Riverfront Park 1 Canal Street New Orleans, LA, 70130 United States (map)


When: Friday, September 20, 2019 @ 12-9PM
Saturday, September 21, 2019 @ 11AM-9PM
Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 11AM-8PM

Deets: The free, outdoor festival is expanding to 3 days in 2019. It will have food from more than 35 restaurants and music on three stages. And, naturally, the chefs compete in a best fried chicken contest judged by local and national food critics.

Dance while you dine at the main-stage on the Great Lawn or at the local DJ stage. Swing by the cultural arts stage to see community dance groups shake it. It is sure to be a weekend full of good eats and fun beats.

Expect to sample dozens of chicken dishes from sandwiches to wings, with numerous sides. Over 30 vendors will be participating, both local and national. 2019 vendors include Gus's, District, The Original Fiorella's Cafe, Theaudric's, Heard Dat Ktichen, Tasty Treat, Ma Momma's House of Cornbread, Chicken & Waffles, the Roosevelt, We Dat's Chicken & Shrimp, Gyu-Kaku, 14 Parishes, Oceana Grill, Bonafried, Blue Oak BBQ, and more. Enjoy sweet treats from Freezy Street, Crepes A La Cart, Sno-La, Sweet Leagacy and more.

Enjoy live music and entertainment from two stages. The 2019 lineup incudes:

  • Bounce Royalty

  • St. Augustine Marching Band

  • Bonerama

  • Little Freddie King

  • Cha Wa

  • Brass-A-Holics

  • Raj Smoove and Friedns

  • and many more!

Hint For The Average Socialite: FREE and open to the public!

VIP tickets are available! USE CODE FCFVIP15 for 15% off!

The full VIP experience includes access to nearly 2,000 sq. ft. of luxurious lounge space as well as the private viewing areas in front of the stage and on-stage. VIP patrons will have full day lounge access, VIP restroom access, and receive one Moët Mini and an iconic chicken dish from a world famous chicken vendor, and unlimited soft drinks and water.

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Earlier Event: September 20