Tickets for this year’s festival can be purchased in advance online through our website or on the day of at the front gate.
The National Fried Chicken Festival will take place on Saturday, October 1, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the New Orleans Lakefront.
To accommodate Saints fans for Sunday’s 8:30 AM game, which will be shown in our sports viewing area, festival gates will open at 8 AM (note: musical performances will not begin until 11 AM as scheduled, but there will be some bars and vendors open for the first half of the game).
List of restricted items:
List of approved items:
All bags will be checked upon entering the event.