Gordonsville, VA "Famous Fried Chicken Festival"

Gordonsvillle Visitor Center 'Welcomes' you!
Main Street, Gordonsville
115 South Main Street
Gordonsville, VA 22942
Region Central Virginia
Locality Orange
Saturday, May 16, 2015 (12:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Visitor Center: (540) 832-1735
Town Hall: (540) 832-2233
Visitor Center visitorcenter@gordonsville.org
Visitor Center Director dsolomon@gordonsville.org
Town of Gordonsville www.townofgordonsville.org

Gordonsville is famous for its Fried Chicken, that was served to passengers of trains stopping in the Town of Gordonsville  during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Chicken was served by local women carrying platters of the delicacy on their heads. Nationally-known at that time, Gordonsville's Fried Chicken earned the Town it's nickname "Chicken-leg center of the Universe".  Today, the Cooper family still holds the "Secret  Famous" recipe for Gordonsville's famous Fried Chicken. We invite you to come to enjoy this tasty, comforting, culinary experience. The Chicken Festival will feature Cook-off contests to judge special recipes for Fried Chicken and homeade Pies. Artisans/Crafters and Specialty vendors will be available to sell their goods. Local Wineries will be on-site for tastings and purchases. Don't forget to stop by the unique specialty shops in Downtown Gordonsville while your are visiting. This is a Family friendly event, that everyone is sure to enjoy!  Bring your appetites and we hope to see you there.

Admission Fee: Vendors/Cost

Last Updated: 3/12/2015 1:32 PM
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