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Fitzgerald Jaycees
Wild Chicken Festival
"We Are Struttin Our Stuff..."

March 15-16, 2013
Friday, 6-9 PM
Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM
 
Deadline:  March 2, 2013    
Historic Downtown Fitzgerald, Georgia

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Burmese Chicken
The  Annual Wild Chicken Festival features nearly 100 exhibitors filling Historic Downtown Fitzgerald.

The  Annual Wild Chicken Festival attracts an enthusiastic crowd of well over 5,000 to one of the most unique festivals of its kind in Georgia.  In addition to Arts and Crafts, there are games, loads of good food and entertainment for the entire family. 
 
The kids will be particularly entertained at this Old Fashioned festival with a bungee jump, pony rides, bounce tent, 5K run and more.

Folks from all over South Georgia, North Florida and  Alabama look forward to attending this great family event every Spring in beautiful, historic Fitzgerald, Georgia.
 
Vendor Applications are available On-Line. 

The Wild Chicken Festival 

Fitzgerald Chickens Crossing the RoadBack in the 1960's, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources stocked Burmese chickens all over the state as a game bird to be hunted like quail or pheasant.  

The birds never took hold in other areas of Georgia except Fitzgerald.  These fowl made their way to downtown where they have prospered ever since!

Whether loved or not, Burmese chickens are a familiar part of the Fitzgerald Scene. 

The Wild Chicken Festival, held in the Historic Downtown District of Fitzgerald, celebrates these unique residents.


Contact Information
The Wild Chicken Festival
Barry Peavey, Director
P. O. Box 1193
Fitzgerald, GA 31750

Phone:  229-423-4321 (9am-5pm)