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National Cornbread Festival April 23-24
South Pittsburg will once again be the site for the National Cornbread Festival April 23-24. This will be the 20th year for the annual event.
This year on April 23-24 over 40,000 festival-goers from all over the Southeast will gather in South Pittsburg to enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the 20th Annual National Cornbread Festival. Located just a few miles west of Chattanooga, nestled in the foothills of the South Cumberland Mountains on the banks of the Tennessee River, this quaint little town hosts a grand festival in celebration of a culinary delight often referred to as the cornerstone of southern cuisine; cornbread.Contestants from all over the country enter their best recipes in hopes of becoming the next National Cornbread Cook-off Champion. This event inspires a wide range of recipes from traditional southern cornbread to creative flavors like maple bacon, jalapeno and local favorites all served up with a smile as you stroll along Cornbread Alley.