COMING SOON! The 2015 Spring Chicken Festival is going to be even BIGGER and BETTER this year! This year's applications and information is COMING SOON!

Save the DATE for SATURDAY, April 25 for the 2015 Spring Chicken Festival!

The cook off consists of two divisions: Professional and Backyard Bar-B-Q. Prizes will be awarded in both categories. The Grand Champion will receive $700 and proudly possess the coveted Chicken City Cup for one year.

The 2015 Spring Chicken Festival will kick off  with a 5k, Chicken City Parade, Cook-off, live entertainment, Re-Hatched upcycled art market and kids zone!

The parade will include floats, vintage cars, and is sure to have some interesting chicken decorations.  Participants are encouraged to incorporate recycling when possible. The parade route will include the Gainesville Square.

Back by popular demand  "Re-Hatched" an upcycled/recycled art/craft market. There will be artists featuring creations made from recycled or repurposed materials.

Are you a runner and want to participate in the 5K? Click on the link below to register:


If you are interested in participating in the parade, art market or cook-off, please contact Regina Mansfield at 770-297-1141.



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