South Pittsburg, TN: National Cornbread Festival

If you're in East Tennessee in April and have time to stop by South Pittsburg, pull off the interstate into this little town.  As a native Tennessean, I've heard about the National Cornbread Festival most of my life but never got the chance to visit.  I follow the festival on social media and made plans to attend, this weekend.  I've been to many festivals but this is going up there on the list as one of my favorites.  There are four things I would recommend if you plan to attend: 1. Go on Sunday, it's still going to be crowded but not like Saturday.  2. Get your tickets in advance.  The line to purchase tickets was long, the pre-purchased line was not.  3. Don't forget your sunscreen and walking shoes.  There's tents to eat under but otherwise, you'll be in the sun.  There's LOTS of walking, so come prepared and save yourself the pain.  4. Bring some cash, not all vendors take cards.  

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