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Why A Fish Fry Fest

Take a break from your daily routine and come experience something totally different.

The Fish Fry Fest is so much more than just an ordinary Food Festival. Our creative organizers bring their passion and knowledge into the event, with the intention of making it unique and unforgettable.

There is something for everyone to enjoy, so plan your visit today.

Rodney Cook Historic Park in Vine City 


About Us

The Best Fish Fry Ever!

The Annual Fish Fry Fest is the ultimate community

cookout of epic proportions!

In the southern United States, a fish fry is typically a family or social gathering, held outdoors or in large halls often as potluck affairs. At a typical fish fry, quantities of fish (such as bream, catfish, flounder, and bass) are battered and deep-fried in cooking oil. Due to various taste buds, the batter can consist of mixes of cornmeal, flour, milk or buttermilk, and seasonings. In addition to the fish, hush puppies, fries, coleslaw, cheese grits, or spaghetti are often served as a side dish.

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General Information 

Where do I get tickets?



You Do Not!
This is a FREE EVENT; no tickets are needed

Where Is The Event At?



This is a Event in a Park, the best address to GPS to is:

600 Joseph E. Boone Blvd

Atlanta, Ga. 30314

What can I bring into the festival?

  • A portable chair to sit and enjoy the event.

  • An umbrella or tent for shade.

  • Money to patronize with the vendors.

  • A Good Spirit to enjoy the festivities.

  • Most importantly YOU!

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MARTA & Parking 

Due to the numerous event's that take place in Atlanta on an average weekend we also suggest taking MARTA. We RECOMMEND taking the Marta to North Avenue Station (North/ South Rail Line) and taking the #51 Bus that will drop you off in front of the park. This is one of the most accessible and convenient way to get to the festival, other than a ride share (Lyft/ Uber).

There are 3 parking lots located close to the Rodney Cook Sr. Park:

  • The Blue Lot located at 271 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30314 (Paid Parking)

  • The Yellow Lot located at 434-450 Gray St NW, Atlanta, GA 30314 (Paid Parking)

  • Cosmopolitan AME Church located at 170 Vine St NW, Atlanta, GA 30314 (Free Parking)

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