Join fellow lovers of the wing at the 4th Annual Kickin’ Chicken WingFest! This unique festival celebrates Fall, friends, wings, and beer at Richmond’s BIGGEST tailgate party. Don’t worry about missing the Washington pigskin throwing team as they take on the San Fran Miner Dudes, the game will be shown on the big screen.
The Wing King chicken wing eating contest returns once again – Round 2 of the Knockouts is on Friday, October 13th at Buffalo Wild Wings, with the finalists advancing to the big event on Sunday!
There will be plenty of wing options:
Chef Mamusu’s Africanne Restaurant, Addis Ethiopian Restaurant, Bottom Burger, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inner City Blues home of Carolina Bar B Que, Legend Brewing Company, Manchu LLC, Minibar RVA, The Pot, Tri City Concession
Roxbury Music will bring the soul/blues/funk/R&B throughout the day and the Thomas Jefferson High School’s Marching Vikings marching band will join in the fun at halftime to celebrate the Wing King chicken wing eating competition.
If you’ve been to previous Wing Festivals and head to the usual spot at the 17th Street Farmer’s Market you’ll find construction going on. Don’t panic.
NEW Location and Parking:
For 2017, Kickin’ Chicken WingFest will operate at a temporary location at 1615 East Broad Street, one block from 17th Street Market. Ample free on-street and paid parking is available in adjacent parking lots on 17th and Grace Streets. Enrichmond’s Festivals will return to the Market in 2018, following this summer’s highly anticipated renovation.
If you ride your bicycle down avail yourself of the free Bicycle Parking right next to the festival.