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It’s time to crown the best southern fried chicken in Charleston. Join us for our 2nd annual Southern Fried Chicken Challenge! This culinary event will host local and regional restaurants as they compete to make the best, most delicious fried chicken in the area.

Sample tasty dishes from top chefs and restaurants, listen to live music, and help give tribute to our love of this Southern comfort dish. Bring your friends, family, and a chair or blanket, and get ready to spend an afternoon indulging in the best foods Charleston has to offer!

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SALTHOUSE is about a marriage of mouthwatering ingredients, gastronomic creativity and exceptional service.



One of the Carolina’s best party and wedding bands, is a six-piece ensemble that plays exciting hits from the sixties to the present.

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Check out the 2017 chicken challenge held at The Grove at Patriots Point benefeting the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital!


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We had a really good experience at the Southern Fried Chicken Challenge! The lines moved sooo much faster than they did at some of the other festivals I’ve been to (The Mac off lines were horrendous).

Tanya Hopper

Lovely day in Mt. P, great venue, great music, awesome Cigars, delicious chicken!!! Can’t wait till next year!” More tables and chairs would be nice and signage instructing what and where you obtain tickets!

Lauren Elizabeth Wilson

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