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2020 Schedule TBA The 5K “Run for the Roost” presented by EKY Crusaders will be struttin’ and crownin’ Saturday morning for the annual World Chicken Festival race. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcomed! Route Turn by Turn: START at West 11th and Long Street to West...

2020 Schedule TBA Shout out to Melissa from Nashville, TN who allowed us to use her EGG-Cellent photo of the chicken invasion, read  her blog featuring the Chicken Invasion. https://www.americanya.com/world-chicken-festival/ In the spirit of The World Chicken Festival, we are accepting entries for the “Chicken Invasion by...

2020 Schedule TBA If you have a white suit, black glasses and a bucket of chicken you might be the next contestant. The Colonel Sanders Look-a-Like contest will be turning heads this year celebrating the 30th Anniversary of The World Chicken Festival. On-site registration will open...

2020 Schedule TBA The Miss World Chicken Festival Pageant All Ages including Babies, Mrs and Modern Boys to 11 years old Open to all counties Contact Dianne Turner Kentucky Festival Pageants 859-625-8490 kyfestivals@hotmail.com ...

2020 Schedule TBA Presented By Sam 103.9 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 during our registration.The...

Presented by: SAM 103.9 / 96.7 KOOL Gold and Old Town Grill  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’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 held on Saturday at 10:00am during the festival. Grand Parade festivities begins on Main Street in beautiful downtown London, Kentucky. Grand Parade contestants are judged and awarded in the following categories: business; non-profit; and school. Awards will be...

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...

Presented by Cumberland Valley National Bank 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 Bank. There are three divisions: Elementary, Middle School, and...

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

Presented by Hometown Bank Magic Mike 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 the...

Come and play to join us in continuing to make a difference for our local youth at the London Country Club Golf Course for the official World Chicken Festival Golf Scramble! Register Here Funds raised support the London Laurel Co. DARE Don Wattenbarger Scholarship Fund, where...

Show off your chicken skills on the Kinetic by Windstream/Wildcat Harley Davidson Stage! Let's see your best imitation of a chicken by strutin', cluckin'' and crowin' on stage. The crowd will vote for their favorite contestant.  Registration for the contest will be on-site starting thirty...