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National Banana Pudding Festival

Presented by 2023 National Banana Pudding Festival at Hickman County AG Pavilion and Fairground, Centerville TN

Oct 07 - 08 2023
National Banana Pudding Festival

Celebrating their 14th year, the National Banana Pudding Festival benefits local non-profits and celebrates the ultimate Southern Treat: Banana Pudding.

Guests will enjoy two fun-filled days (October 7, 9am-6pm and October 8, Noon-5pm, 2023) of entertainment on two stages, arts, crafts, food, games, activities for kids of ALL ages, and — of course — Banana Pudding.

The nation’s Banana Pudding Champion is selected at the live cook-off Saturday morning followed by an auction of competing cook-off puddings. Stroll through the “Puddin’ Path” and taste up to ten different banana puddings made by local non-profit organizations.

This award-winning festival has received the SFEA Best Festival Award and been named a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event.

The 2023 National Banana Pudding Cook-Off
The festival features the National Banana Pudding Cook-Off Saturday morning (10/7/23) at 9AM. Interested in competing? Submit your original banana pudding recipe to be considered for one of the 10 contestant slots for the 2023 National Banana Pudding Cookoff, where the best banana pudding in the country has been crowned for the last 14 years. Contestants will be invited to beautiful Centerville, Tennessee on October 7, 2023 to compete in the live cookoff. Judges will award the three best entries, who receive up to $2,000 cash. 

Please Note: No Pets, except service animals, are allowed.

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$10/Adult per day
$5/Child (Ages 5-18) per day
FREE/Children Under Age of 5
FREE Parking
Proceeds benefit local non-profits.


Contact: (931) 994-6273


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  • Oct 7, 2023 at 09:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 8, 2023 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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Hickman County AG Pavilion and Fairground

979 Grinders Switch Road, Centerville, TN 37033

Health Check Update

The Event Organizer is requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test to attend this event.: No

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