Maryland Chicken Wing Festival

Saturday April 4th 2020


11am – 7pm
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 General’s Highway, Crownsville, MD

Due to restrictions placed on events of groups of people due to the Covid-19 Virus, we will be postponing the Maryland Chicken Wing Festival. We have set the new date for Saturday, November 7, 2020. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

ABC Events is excited to bring you the 7th annual Maryland Chicken Wing Festival! On April 4th, we will be taking over the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds from 11am to 7pm. Come taste the best and most inventive chicken wing recipes from our area’s best chefs, all while enjoying a local and regional craft beer selection and live bands.  Wings will be sold at $1 per wing.  Make sure you vote for your favorite!

The Maryland Chicken Wing Festival proudly supports local charities.

The fun begins at 11am, so bring the whole family… there’s fun here for everyone! From food, beer, contests, music, and kids areas, the Maryland Chicken Wing Festival has got something for all ages!

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$7 with ID


FREE for 12 & under

 Schedule of Events

Things to Do Time
Festival Doors Open 11:00am
Check out our flip boxes below for more activities
Ninja Warrior Course 11:00am – close, Lower hill
Odyssey Mission Escape Room 11:00am – close, Lower hill
Enclosed Axe Throwing 11:00am – close, Lower hill
Remote Car RaceZone 11:00am – close, Lower hill
Musik Konnekt 11:00am – Main Stage
Band TBD 12:00pm – Acoustic Stage
Kiti Gartner & the Drifting Valentines 1:00pm – Main Stage
Band TBD 1:30pm – Acoustic Stage
Wing Eating Competition* 2:30pm – Main Stage
Technicolor Motorhome 3:00pm – Main Stage
Band TBD 3:00pm – Acoustic Stage
Wing Eating Competition* 4:30pm – Main Stage
Band TBD 4:30pm – Acoustic Stage
Gutterball Kingpin 5:00pm – Main Stage
Wing Awards 6:00pm – Main Stage
Festival ends. Drive safely! 7:00pm

*Schedule subject to change. Sign up for competitions at the ABC Events Tent


Do you have what it takes? Sign up at the ABC tent for the wing eating contest.
Other Food Items
Other Food Items
Other food varieties include:
Coming soon!
Live Music
Live Music
Live Music
Enjoy local bands playing live all day on 2 stages! See schedule above.
coming soon!
Kids' Activities
Kids' Activities
Kids' Activities
The kids will have a blast! Includes inflatables, obstacle course, face painting, and more!
Check out our beer list!
Odyssey Mobile Adventures
Odyssey Mobile Adventures
Join us for "Escape the Room" or "Axe Throwing"
Schreiber's RC Racezone
Schreiber's RC Racezone
Remote Control racing
Try it for yourself!
$10 for 10 minutes

Wing Vendors

Stan & Joe’s Saloon
Smokey Oak BBQ
AC Catering
Kodis Grill

Aunt Tittys
Chesapeake Catering
Sensenig Meats
Smoke Rattle & Roll

Virginia Vendor Food Services


Stay tuned for more wing vendors


Frequently Asked Questions

How much do tickets cost and where can I purchase them?

General admission is $15, Military is $7, and kids are free! The first 500 teachers get in free this year.  We suggest that tickets be purchased online.  There will be a limited number of tickets available at the gates.  Don’t get left out.  Get your tickets early!

Does admission include "all-you-can-drink"?

No, admission does not include beverages.

Are tickets refundable?

No, all ticket sales are final and non-refundable.

What is the Cancellation Policy in case of inclement weather?

The Maryland Chicken Wing Festival operates rain or shine, so no refunds will be available for inclement weather.

Is there food available?

Food vendors will be in operation at the Maryland Chicken Wing Festival.  General Admission does not include food.   Wings will be sold for $1, and all other food items will be priced as marked.  All food is on a cash/credit basis.

Can you recommend transportation?

Transportation options are available from Annapolis Taxi Service – (443) 995-1400

Is the festival handicap accessible?

The fairground is accessible for wheelchairs but is not encouraged due to the terrain.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on the county fairgrounds.

Are coolers or outside food allowed?

No, but there are lots of great food vendors to choose from.

Are chairs or pop-up tents allowed?

Pop-up tents are not allowed. Camping and low beach chairs may be set up in the lawn area, but there is plenty of seating around the festival.

Where is the festival located?

The festival is located at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds.

1450 Generals Hwy, Crownsville, MD 21032

Less thank 5 miles north of the Annapolis Mall on Rt. 178.

Please use the main entrance on General’s Hwy and follow directions from law enforcement and parking volunteers.



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