Attend The Largest Fish Fry On Earth At The World Catfish Festival In Mississippi
Fried catfish is a pretty big deal here in the Magnolia State, so it’s not too surprising that the state hosts the World Catfish Festival. Held every spring, the annual celebration features a catfish eating contest, the crowning of the Catfish Queen, the world’s largest fish fry, and more. This springtime fest is quickly approaching, and you don’t want to miss it. Keep reading for everything you need to know.
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Remember, the festival takes place in Belzoni on Saturday, April 4th, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is $5 (kids 10 and under are free). For more information, call (662) 247-4838. You can also visit the World Catfish Festival’s website or Facebook page.
Did you know about the World Catfish Festival? Ever attended? If so, what’d you think? Know of another can’t miss fest? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only upcoming festival you don’t want to miss. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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