The Epic Outdoor Food Fest In Florida You Simply Cannot Miss
You might have kissed a lot of frogs in your lifetime, but have you ever eaten one? Sure, it might take some convincing for picky eaters, but some people say frog legs taste like chicken. They must be pretty tasty because there’s an entire festival in Florida devoted to this them. Read on to learn more about this long-running festival.
If you live in Florida, you're probably familiar with strange menu items. It's not unusual to find gator tail, conch fritters or even shark on a menu at a Florida restaurant. This one small town in Florida is crazy about a different exotic food: frog legs. The Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival has been held in this tiny town in Indian River County for more than 25 years.
It has earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for largest frog festival in the world and the most frog legs served in one day. Not bad for a town of just over 3,000 people, right?
The Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival has put the town on the map and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local recreation programs. It's a great example of how some of Florida's biggest events are often held in our smallest towns. You don't want to overlook these hidden gems.
If you're curious about trying this swamp delicacy, this is the place to do it. It's all in the preparation, and you can't find bigger experts anywhere else. Check out this tasty looking frog leg platter, and you can understand why frog legs have a reputation for looking and tasting sort of like chicken wings.
If you're not ready for frog legs, that's okay. There's always gator tail. If you're just not very adventurous when it comes to food, there are always plenty of other typical festival foods, too.
This huge festival also features fun rides, live music, and hundreds of booths filled with unique gifts and hand-crafted items.
The next Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival will take place January 18th through the 21st in 2018. Mark your calendar for this winter festival where you’re sure to have a hopping good time!
Have you ever visited the Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival? What’s your favorite food festival in Florida?
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