“Each year, we look for new and exciting opportunities to elevate the guest experience at the festival, and this year is no exception,” said Cleveland Spears, III, founder of the National Fried Chicken Festival. “We’re extremely excited to announce these new partnerships with Chandon and Crown Royal, which enabled us to create these new experiences for our guests and reflect the festival’s ongoing growth and evolution in its fourth year.”
The National Fried Chicken Festival presented by Raising Cane’s have unveiled two new VIP experiences for guests at the fourth annual event taking place in Sept. 20- Sept. 22 in New Orleans. This year’s festival will feature the Bottomless Bubbles VIP Lounge presented by Chandon, which will include bottomless Chandon champagnes, food from 2018 “Best Fried Chicken” award-winner McHardy’s Chicken & Fixin’, access to tented, lounge seating, VIP restrooms, priority main stage viewing areas, and more. The second VIP experience, the Royalty Lounge presented by Crown Royal, will include three specialty Crown Royal cocktails, access to tented, lounge seating, food from the world-renowned Gus’s Fried Chicken restaurant, VIP restroom access, and priority viewing of the DJ stage.
After hosting more than 175,000 guests in 2018, organizers expect more than 200,000 attendees at this year’s festival next month. In addition to the two new VIP experiences, guests will also enjoy all-day music, cooking demos, and more at three stages: the Main Stage located on the Great Lawn, the DJ Stage located at the Canal Street Plaza, and the Cooking Demo Stage located at the Capital One Pavillion.
Several additional new and exciting experiences are in store for the fourth annual National Fried Chicken Festival and will be announced in the coming weeks.
FCF is a free outdoor festival in New Orleans that brings the community together to celebrate and indulge in one of America’s favorite foods. For more information, visit friedchickenfestival.com/experiences.