Laughlin Buzz

Jul 1, 2015

25th Annual Oatman - Fry an Egg on the Sidewalk Contest

Oatman, AZ

Before you hit the festivals or other 4th of July activities in Laughlin, NV and the surrounding area, check out the annual Fry an Egg on the Sidewalk Contest in Oatman, AZ

Saturday, July 4th at 12 Noon. 

• 25th annual Sidewalk Egg Frying Contest, 12 p.m. on old Route 66 in Oatman

Each team of one cooker and two stewers will be provided with two official Oatman Chamber of Commerce eggs and given 15 minutes to fry them. Eggs must be fried using SOLAR POWER ONLY. The use of mirrors, magnifying glasses, aluminum foil and other "creative" aids are allowed. The most fried egg(s) in that time frame will be declared the winner. Prizes will be awarded.   
Cookers must provide their own utensils, as well as security from potential egg-napping burros. Cookers are also responsible for cleaning up their own area.

A pic of egg frying contest from a prior year
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 Oatman is small mining town along Route 66, not far from Laughlin, NV and Bullhead City, AZ.  A visit to Oatman is like traveling back to the old west, albeit with many shops filled with unique items.  

Plus don't forget to stop in the historic Oatman Hotel and staple your signed dollar bill to the wall (with the hundreds of thousands of others covering the entire restaurant.  

The town features real wild burros who wander freely and love to be fed, plus old time staged gunfights. 

It's going to be hot!  Bring plenty of water to stay hydrated.  

Visit Laughlin Buzz for more about the area.

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