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The National Cornbread Festival is a weekend-long celebration of cornbread and many cornbread related activities for adults and kids. You’ll find us in the quaint town of South Pittsburg, Tennessee every year during the last full weekend in April.


National Lodge® Cast Iron Cornbread Cook-off
Cornbread Alley (sample various cornbread recipes)
Live music throughout the festival
Arts and Crafts from area vendors
Tours of the Lodge Cast Iron Foundry
Cornbread 5K Race
Tours of historic South Pittsburg
Classic Car Cruise-In
Cornbread Eating Contests

Play games, ride carnival rides, and enjoy wandering through the booths that line the streets of historic South Pittsburg. Enjoy cornbread, handmade arts and crafts. Taste Southern, artisan treats like honey, fudge, and rock candies. The festival is packed with great family fun – including a Kid’s Corner with games, face painting, and inflatables!

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National Cornbread Festival

PO BOX 247
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

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Admission Rates
$5.00 at the gate with Pre-K and younger getting in free. (Cash only at gate)
Rain or Shine!

Saturday, April 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CDT
Sunday, April 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT
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