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Get Your Taste Buds Dancing at the National Fried Chicken Festival in New Orleans!

Calling all food lovers and festival enthusiasts! Get ready to indulge in a finger-licking experience like no other at the National Fried Chicken Festival. Mark your calendars this weekend from September 30th to October 1st, as the festival brings you the ultimate fried chicken extravaganza at the beautiful New Orleans Lakefront, now in its second year at this location.

With over 50 renowned restaurants participating, prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable experience . From classic Southern recipes to innovative twists, each bite will leave you craving for more. Whether you prefer traditional flavors or bold and spicy creations, this festival has a Fried Chicken fave for everyone.

At Messina’s Catering and Events, we take pride in our role as the Fried Chicken Festival Beverage Management partner since 2017. This year, we are excited to showcase a beverage menu featuring cocktails by sponsors Crown Royal and Tito’s Cocktails. In addition, quench your thirst with refreshing drinks by additional sponsors Stella Artois, Michelob Ultra Beer, Coca-Cola, and Luzianne Iced Tea. Our team has carefully curated a selection that pairs perfectly with your top fried chicken pick!

While you’re there, immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the festival. With two music stages, one cooking demo stage, a shopping marketplace, a family zone, and the Stella Artois Beer Garden, there will never be a dull moment. The festival presents an impressive lineup of performers, including Big Freedia, Flow Tribe, Brass-A-Holics, Rockin Dopsie, and many more. Get ready to dance, sing, and celebrate New Orleans’ rich culture.

With the New Orleans area festival season in full swing, Messina’s Catering and Events stands as the expert in Festival Management for many New Orleans area festivals. Led by Andrew Messina, our Festival Management Division boasts over 15 years of experience in organizing successful events. Our festival partners trust our expert team and company control systems, ensuring that profits are maximized and customer service remains a top priority. Our list of festival clients includes French Quarter Fest, Lundi Gras Festival, Creole Tomato Festival, Satchmo Festival, Family Gras Festival, Superbowl Boulevard, and New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Don’t miss out on the fried chicken celebration of the year! For more information about the National Fried Chicken Festival visit 

The National Fried Chicken Festival is set to be an epic culinary event that brings together the best of New Orleans’ fried chicken, live performances, and a lively festival atmosphere. Messina’s Catering and Events is proud to be a partner of this extraordinary celebration, offering a wide range of beverages and ensuring a seamless festival experience. Grab your friends and family, and get ready to indulge in the crispy, juicy, and flavorful delights that is New Orleans famous fried chicken!

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