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17th Annual Chicago’s Best WingFest
February 21, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm$40
“Each year around 25 local wing-slinging eateries enter WingFest. Participating establishments may enter their wings of choice in two of the following categories: Mild, Hot, BBQ, and Exotic. The following were proclaimed winners in 2015, in a double-blind judged competition: Best Mild Wing: Gators, Best Hot Wing: Output, Best BBQ Wing: Buffalo Wings & Rings, Best Exotic Wing: Estrella Negra, Rookie of the Year: Whisk, and earning the most cumulative points for the coveted Best of the Fest: Buffalo Wings & Rings.
It’s all for a good cause, as WingFest has raised over $150,000 for various charities, to date. Once again this year, Chicago Neighbors United http://chicnu.org/, a community based organization which provides educational scholarships to inner city youth, is happy to be the beneficiary.
Because it sells out every year and tickets are in high demand, tickets will be released in two groups. The first block of tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at 12p.m. The second and final block tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 12p.m. Both VIP and general admission tickets will be given away on WingFest’s Facebook and Twitter accounts leading up to the event. Tickets may be purchased directly at www.WingFest.net. Attendees must be 21 and over.
General admission tickets will be $40. This price will include all the wings one can eat, live music from Cadillac Dave and the Chicago Redhots http://www.chicagoredhots.com/, continuous sponsor giveaways, and a spectacle of entertainment. There will also be limited VIP tickets available for $80 which will include all of the above plus five drink tickets, one parking pass, swag bag, and access to the VIP area.
Returning again this year to host and celebrity judge WingFest is 93XRT’s very own, Lin Brehmer. With his wingman, ChickenMan, pumping the crowd, Brehmer will provide the play by play for the “Lord of the Wings” eating contest and more.” – Chicago’s Best Wingfest
Details: Tickets on sale on 12/9 and 1/13 at noon at http://wingfest.net/