The Fried Chicken Festival In New Orleans Is Back!

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Calling all foodies willing to travel for a one-of-a-kind bite. We found a great reason for you to visit culinary fave New Orleans this fall. The second annual Fried Chicken Festival is on, and they're serving up a lot to look forward to this year.

The free festival (which you can enter to win tickets to here) will be held in New Orleans September 23-24, and the two-day experience offers everything you hope it does, and from the looks of it, even more.

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1. It's Gonna Be Flavorful

Vendors and top chefs from over 35 restaurants across the U.S. will be in town cooking up crunchy batches of the classic Southern dish.

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2. Entertainment Is Included

Good food and good music go hand-in-hand. There will be three stages showcasing music and cooking demos, with an audience attendance of more than 100,000 festivalgoers.

3. There Will Be A Sweet Spot

You can't have fried chicken without dessert. We hear there will be a pop-up shop just for dessert. Yum!

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