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Gordonsville Fire Company Fair Grounds

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301 East Baker Street
Gordonsville, VA 22942

October 2024

Gordonsville’s Famous Fried Chicken Festival

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gordonsville Fire Company Fair Grounds, 301 East Baker Street
Gordonsville, VA 22942
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Gordonsville is famous for its fried chicken, which was served to passengers of trains stopping in town during the late 19th and early 20th centuries by local women carrying platters of the delicacy on their heads. Nationally-known at that time, Gordonsville’s fried chicken earned the town the nickname of “chicken-leg center of the universe”. To celebrate this special heritage, the Town of Gordonsville will hold its Famous Fried Chicken Festival on Saturday, October 5, 2023 from 11 am –  5…

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