Head Out to the 2017 NOLA Fried Chicken Festival

Young man holding fried chicken at the Fried Chicken Festival

Who doesn’t love fried chicken? If you are like many of us and juicy, crispy, fried chicken is your weakness, then you’re in luck this month. Discover a variety of flavorful options at the NOLA Fried Chicken Festival! You definitely don’t want to miss out on all of the finger-licking food available at this festival. So, start making your plans to visit, today!

Fried Chicken Festival

Food festivals are undoubtedly a New Orleans staple. So, of course a “Fried Chicken Festival” is a necessary event for this city. This festival was inaugurated in 2016, and it attracted visitors from near and far. Therefore, you can expect a huge turnout during its second year this month! Be sure to dress comfortably and come hungry. You’re going to want to fill up on all of the fried chicken you can eat!

2017 Fried Chicken Festival Details

Date: September 23 & 24, 2017

Time: Saturday – 11am until 9pm ; Sunday – 11am until 8pm

Location: Woldenberg Park, New Orleans, LA

Cost: FREE

Delicious Food

This year’s Fried Chicken Festival will feature delicious meal options from more than 35 vendors! That’s right – you can fill your belly and satisfy your fried chicken craving with some of the most flavorful, unique versions around New Orleans. Some of the vendors to expect at this event are listed below:

…and so many more! In fact, this isn’t even half of the vendor list! So, rest assured that you are definitely in for a treat.

Amazing Music

What’s a festival without great music? There will be more music than you can handle at this upcoming event. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes! Here’s a brief lineup of a few performances you can expect to see at the Fried Chicken Festival.

Big Freedia

Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Kristin Diable and The City

Los Po-Boy-Citos

Naughty Professor

Sean Ardoin + Zydekool

There will be amazing music playing throughout this event. You don’t want to miss out!

Exciting Activities

The 2017 Fried Chicken Festival will include various activities for visitors to partake in. First, be sure to stop by the Cooking Demo Stage to view award-winning Chef Jeff Henderson at work. Additionally, this stage will showcase contests for “Best Fried Chicken” and “Best Use of Chicken in a Dish”.

Don’t worry about missing a minute of the game when you head out to the Fried Chicken Festival. There will be a Fan Zone available so that each sports enthusiast can view NFL football! (Just have someone to bring you a plate of delicious fried chicken from one of the vendors.)

The kids will have loads of fun at this event as well. In fact, Louisiana Federation for Children Kids’ Coop will be present with lots of activities that they’re sure to love.


Now that you know all that the 2017 Fried Chicken Festival has to offer, you probably can’t wait to head out to this exciting event! Well, before you do, be sure to stop by Ray Brandt Nissan and allow our professionals to perform a maintenance procedure on your vehicle. Then, you can attend this event knowing that your Nissan is in tip-top shape!