Besides being Friday the 13th this past Friday, it was another kind of "Fry-day." it was also National French Fry Day in Canada.

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Thousands gathered on a beautiful summer day in Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick, the french fry capital of the world, to honor the culinary "patates frites."

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For the ninth year, Potato World hosted the french fry celebration beginning at 11:00 am and wrapping up at 2:00 in the afternoon.

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McCain Foods were on hand dolling out generous samples of their delicious french fries. Over 350 pounds in just the first hour.

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Besides the day's honoree, the french fry, there was also live music, a french fry cutting competition, and for the kids there was face painting, inflatables, balloons and more. There were also numerous vendors and displays.

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