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8th Annual Cahaba Fry-Down: Fish Fry Competition & Festival

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Come Down, Get Down, Fry Down!

  CAHABA RIVER FRY-DOWN 2017, presented by Amerex


Each October the Cahaba River Society hosts an event that's not only good for the planet, but also the palate! This event has become another staple in Birmingham's dynamic food scene as culinary masters, old and new, battle it out for the top catfish cooking prizes.

The Fry-Down, generously sponsored by Amerex, allows CRS to continue its work to restore and protect the Cahaba (Alabama’s longest remaining free flowing river), the river's watershed and its rich diversity of life. 

his event features fun for all ages with a carnival-like atmosphere, live music, amazing food, a climbing wall, hula-hoopers, a children’s parade, face-painters, educational games, petting zoos, a beer garden and more! Come bring your family, bring your friends, and celebrate with us as we raise awareness on the importance of the Cahaba River, as well as party in celebration of all that river provides for this community, state & country!

ickets are $20 and include catfish and sides from our Fry Teams.

Kids 12 and under--FREE!

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Earlier Event: September 30
Guided Fall Hike with Michelle Reynolds
Later Event: October 2
Monday Night Yoga