This year is the 56th Annual World's Biggest Fish Fry in Paris, Tennessee. The 2009 Grand Parade is Friday, April 24. In addition to the Grand Parade, the event includes beauty pageants, fish dinners, a rodeo, a Small Fry Parade, and a carnival. Five tons of catfish are cooked and served at the Fish Tent.
Information from the back of the postcard:
GREETINGS FROM PARIS, TENN.
Home of the "world's biggest fish fry." Paris School Band traditionally leads the colorful parade of this most interesting spring festival at "the fishingist (sic) city" on Kentucky Lake. Crowds of some 25,000 tourists and "home folk" enjoy this gala occasion yearly. Fresh fish from Tennessee River (Kentucky Lake) is prepared by Community Clubs of Henry County and served to guests in truly southern style.