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Monday, April 08, 2019
Chicago's Best WingFest is coming up!
The 20th Annual “Chicago’s Best WingFest” Takes Place Saturday, April 13 at Credit Union 1 Arena
For Two Decades, Chicagoans Continue to Flock to the City’s Favorite Chicken Wing Event
Looking for a saucy, spicy Saturday event? Elliott Bambrough hosts the 20th annual Chicago’s Best WingFest on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m
with special wing eating competition guest host, Chicago Fire’s Miranda
Rae Mayo. The event will be held at Credit Union 1 Arena, formerly
known as UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave.) for the third year in a row
to accommodate the continued growth of one of the nation’s longest
Best WingFest 2019 will accommodate more than 3,000 chicken wing
lovers, serving 9,000 plus pounds of wings from over 40 different
restaurants for the title of Best BBQ, Hot, Exotic, Mild, & Best of
“Best Dressed Booth”:
The wings have already been dressed, so now it’s time to dress the
booth. Vendors can add some spice and flavor to their booths for a
chance to be named Best Dressed Booth
Chicago PD vs. Chicago Fire:
The competition “heats” up with Chicago Fire’s Miranda Rae Mayo as the
host of the infamous wing eating contest. This year, the Chicago Police
Department and the Chicago Fire Department will battle it out for a
donation to a local charity.
Official Elliott Bambrough After Party:
Elliot Bambrough is hosting the official WingFest After Party at 551
Live (551 N. Ogden Ave.), a new live music venue (formerly Mahoney’s
Pub & Grille), featuring Live Band Karaoke from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
with $4 drink specials and a 551 Live swag giveaway.
Admission tickets cost $50, which includes admission, all-you-can-eat
wings and access to the day’s entertainment, including games, live
music, photo opportunities and eating contests. VIP tickets cost $110
and include all of the above, plus access to VIP balconies, seven drink
tickets and a fabulous SWAG bag.
in 1999, WingFest is one of Chicago’s most popular food festivals. The
event, celebrating 20 years of Chicago’s Best Wings, features a
collection of chefs from some of Chicago’s best eateries competing for
various prizes including the Best of Fest, and the Best Mild, Hot, BBQ
and Exotic Wing awards. The festival is produced by Lodge Management
Group, Entertainment Enterprises, which operates 12 bars and eateries
across the city, including six of the city’s most iconic bars in the
Gold Coast’s Division Street Entertainment District. For more
information, visit wingfest.net, like on Facebook, follow on Twitter or Instagram.