Cooking in Central 2018

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Cooking in Central Press Release
Cooking In Central announces the 2018 Cooking for the Kids event.  This Official Festival of the City of Central happens March 23-24 at the “Amazing Place” at 10305 Blackwater Road in Central.  All proceeds go to support local private and public schools.
Friday kicks off with Central’s Largest Crawfish Boil at 5 PM. Tickets are $15. At 6 PM the Chase Tyler Band will be performing for some great dance opportunities!
The gates open again at 10 AM Saturday, and starting at 11 AM the barbecue cook-off food is served. Tickets are $10.  There are games for the kids, including Pony Rides, Catch The Pig Contest, and a Foam Machine. Silent and Live Auctions follow, along with Live Entertainment.
For the energetic early risers, join the “Apron Run” 5K. The fun run starts at 8:30 and the 5K at 9:00.  Registration opens February 10 online at  Tickets are $25 and includes a lunch ticket for Saturday’s BBQ Cookoff.  The race starts at the gates of the Amazing Place and continues for a loop down Blackwater Road.
Tickets are available at any public or private Central school, the Central Chamber of Commerce, Ross Tire and Service, or at For more information, please go to