Thursday Fish Fry, Providenciales

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Thursday Fish Fry showcases the region's traditional island food as an outdoor, weekly gathering. Sample flavors from across the region as local restaurants prepare some of their most popular dishes outdoors. Here you'll also have the opportunity to absorb local musicians and bands in weekly rotation, soundtracking your culinary adventure. You an also take part in on-stage dance competitions, or simply dance in the streets with the locals. You'll find a few arts and crafts vendors here as well. Be sure to bring some cash with you, as most of the stalls will not take card payments. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Thursday Fish Fry by using our Providenciales trip planning site.
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  • Love the fish fry on Thursday, we’ve planned our trip around it, but COVID changed that, we’ve been going for years, last trip 2 weeks ago, arrived on Thursday hoping for the fish fry, hopefully it...  more »
  • We got there after doing our research online but there was NOTHING. Apparently the event is cancelled but the TCI government makes no mention of it on their website. We drove all the way there to...  more »
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  • Fish Fry happens every Thursday night at Bight Park. It starts at around 5:00pm and picks up at about 6:00pm. There are plenty of local vendors that sell T-shirts and souvenirs. We got some magnets and a conch. Then grabbed a few soaps and bubble bath bombs made by the local. It reminds me of a store in the US called Lush which I am a big fan of. We tried the local food and handsome fried grouper and cracked conch. The fried grouper was very tasty, crunchy on the outside and soft and buttery on the inside but the conch was just okay. Live music (DJ) made it a lively event for the locals and visiting tourists. A must do and I highly recommend at TCI!
  • The fish fry was interesting. There wasn't much to do but you can try their fish and lobster. It's like a small market where you can buy food and souvenirs.

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