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Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022 Walk Up Registration 7AM Start Time: 8:00AM Location: 725 North Main Street London, KY US 40741 Come run/walk at the Run for the Roost 5K . The event is hosted by the Boondoggle Events, you can expect an amazing course in London, KY, proceeds will...

Thursday, September 23, 2022 5pm-9pm Friday, September 24, 2022 12pm-9pm Saturday, September 25, 2022 12pm-9pm Sunday, September 26, 2022 1pm-4pm Location: Laurel County Courthouse In the spirit of The World Chicken Festival, “84 Lumber Chicken Invasion” will be displaying painted wooden chickens at the Laurel County Courthouse from local businesses,...

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022 Time: 5:30pm Location: Sanders Stage If you have a white suit, black glasses and a bucket of chicken you could be the next contestant. The Colonel Harland Sanders Look-a-Like Contest will be turning heads this year celebrating the history and heritage of the...

Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022 Time: Registration 3pm and Pageant Starts 4pm Location: London Laurel County Optimist Club   The Miss World Chicken Festival Pageant  All ages including Babies, Miss, Mrs., Modern and New Event Star Division (Special Needs) Boys to 11 years old Open to all counties Contact Dianne Turner Kentucky...

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022 Registration: 7:00pm Time: 7:30pm Location: Sanders Stage Do you have a favorite song you rock out driving the car or sing in the shower? Bring your talent to the Chicken Festival at the Karaoke Contest. You can choose your song from our list provided...

Date: Saturday, September 25 Registration: 12:00pm Time: 1:00pm Location: Sanders Stage The Hot Wing Eating Contest has been a long tradition at the World Chicken Festival. Who will be crowned champion this year? Contestants are limited to the first 20 contestants ages 18+ so make sure you arrive early. Presented...

You’ll find an array of “egg-hibits” to enjoy at the festival! The World Chicken Festival offers a variety of exhibitors from arts and crafts to food booths, featuring a taste of local cuisine. Come experience the World Chicken Festival and all the unique artwork, handmade...

The World Chicken Festival Grand Parade is a favorite tradition on Saturday at 10:00am during the festival. The 2022 Grand Parade Theme is "Saluting Those That Serve Our Flock". Grand Parade contestants are judged and awarded in the following categories: business; non-profit; and school. Winners...

Delicious fried chicken dinners are served from the benchmark feature of the festival — The World’s Largest Stainless Steel Skillet. The skillet is operated by World Chicken Festival volunteers and has served more than 120,000 fried chicken dinners since its inauguration in 1992. The world’s largest...

Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 Time: 10:00am Location: Cumberland Valley National Bank on Main Street Area students can test their skills and try to be the successful one at dropping an egg without breaking it!  This event takes place on Main Street in front of Cumberland Valley National...

The World Chicken Festival offers family fun for everyone! Get your thrills and chills on the many “egg-citing” carnival rides and games featuring Caseys Rides. The midway features a wide variety of rides to accommodate most levels of thrills that festival goers seek. From a...

Date: September 22-25, 2022 Location: Kiddie World When Magic Mike appears don’t expect just another Magic show. Expect to hear laughter and gasps of amazement. By combining clean hilarious humor, amazing magical illusions and audience involvement Magic Mike makes a unique one of a kind experience that...

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022 Registration: 1:30pm Time: 2:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Show off your chicken impersonation skills on the Sanders Stage with your best imitation of a chicken by strutin', cluckin'' and crowin'! The crowd will vote for their favorite contestant. Prizes: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50) Presented by...