Raise your wing if you love fried chicken!  The World Chicken Festival is coming to Kentucky and bringing a bucket full of fun and festivities.


The festival is four days of breaded and deep-fried fun for folks who visit.  It takes place in London, Kentucky with music, tons of vendors, lots of yummy food, a carnival, and the craziest contests you've ever been a part of.  All the chicken will be cooked in the world's largest stainless-steel skillet.


Country Music's Sawyer Brown will be playing at the festival.  Other acts include:

There will also be a stage for Gospel and Americana, Folk, and inspirational music.  The festival organizers have thought of everything when it comes to pleasing a crowd.

There will also be a ton of contests and activities that go on through the four-day fest;  the Colonel Sander’s Look-a-Like Contest, Karaoke, Hot Wing Eating Contest, Culinary Chicken Cookoff Challenge, Mother-Daughter Look-a-Like Contest, Struttin, Cluckin, and Crowin’, a Chicken Joke Telling Contest and The Rooster Tail Mullet Contest.

If you're a runner they have a Run for the Roost 5k on Saturday, September 25, at 8 a.m.

Pageant mommas, they have the World Chicken Festival Pageant hosted by Amerifest.  The Miss World Chicken Festival Pageant is for all ages including Babies, Mrs, and Modern Boys to 11 years old, and is open to all counties.  If you're interested you can contact Dianne Turner Kentucky Festival Pageants at 859-625-8490 amerifeststudios@gmail.com.  Dianne was in charge of the festival pageant Charlotte did a few years ago and she is fantastic.

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The festival will take place from September 23 through September 26.

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