GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Sept. 27, 2023) – The City of Gainesville continues to accept cook team applications for the 2023 Gainesville Chicken Festival – but not for long.
The chicken festival, Georgia's Official Chicken Cook-Off, is slated for 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Lake Lanier Olympic Park. The festival draws thousands of people from near and far, who then indulge in samples from participating cook teams representing amateur and professional cooks; local businesses, organizations and restaurants; and even City departments.
If interested in competing in the Poultry Capital of the World's tastiest event of the year, please fill out the online application before 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29.
Please direct all cook team questions to Gainesville Convention & Visitors Bureau Sales/Marketing Manager Regina Dyer, who can be contacted here.
Explore additional details about the upcoming chicken festival via exploregainesville.org.