Come taste the sweetness at the award winning National Banana Pudding Festival – October 1-2 – Centerville, TN.
The National Banana Pudding Festival celebrates the ultimate Southern Treat, Banana Pudding. Guests will enjoy two fun-filled days 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. The cook-off to determine nation’s best restaurant banana pudding will take place on Saturday afternoon. Stroll through the “Puddin’ Path” and taste 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.
***Banana Pudding Festival Seeking Cook-Off Contestants***
September 2 is the deadline for submitting recipes to be consider for the 2016 National Banana Pudding Festival Cook-Off. Ten finalist contestants will be selected from the submitted recipes to prepare their pudding before a live audience at the Festival on Saturday, October 1 at the River Park in Centerville, Tenn. The contest is judged by a team of qualified judges and the winner receives $2,000 and bragging rights to the best banana pudding in the country. Second place receives $500 and 3rd place gets $100.
Applications and guidelines can be found at www.bananapuddingfest.org and click on “cook-off” or by calling 931-994-6273.