Rose Hill, North Carolina: World's Largest Frying Pan

15 feet in diameter, weighs two tons, holds 200 gallons of oil. It can fry 365 chickens at a time. Sheltered inside its own gazebo with a large sign and explanatory plaque, but less visually satisfying than other giant frying pans.
Address:
Main St., Rose Hill, NC
Directions:
I-40 exit 380. 3 miles west and turn right onto Hwy 117. Go about 1/4 mile and pan is on the right at the intersection of Hwy 117 and Main Street.
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Frying pan in between meals.

World's Largest Frying Pan

Loved stumbling on this RA attraction. I bet the fried chicken is delicious.

[Rose Howe, 09/28/2019]

Beneath the frying pan are 40 gas burners. Between public events the pan is usually covered with a tarp.

Town welcome sign.

World's Largest Frying Pan

Not sure why all the critics. This thing is legit and any town that boasts on their welcome to our town sign, "Home of the world's largest frying pan" is a must stop for us.

[LouieLandAdventures, 07/10/2019]
World's Largest Frying Pan

Nothing to see. The frying pan is all boarded up. Guess you have to be there for the annual event -- if they even still have it!

[Barbara, 06/19/2018]

The next North Carolina Poultry Jubilee is scheduled for Nov 2-3, 2018.

World's Largest Frying Pan.

World's Largest Frying Pan

My husband and I were on our way back from the beach and decided to swing by a local winery. We saw a sign that declared, "World's Largest Frying Pan," and just had to go see. It sure would fry a lot of chicken! We were the only ones there. One sign said that the pan is used to cook food for a local fundraiser each year. That would be fun to see!

[Joy LaFrance-Phipps, 08/04/2015]
World's Largest Frying Pan

It may be kind of a dud, but the history is cool and there is a great winery down the road with free tastings. Duplin winery. Do the tasting first and the pan will seem better.

[Tammy, 04/05/2015]

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