Maryland Chicken Wing Festival

Saturday April 1st, 2017

11am – 7pm
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds
Wings are $1 each = 1 Ticket.

ABC Events is excited to bring you the 4th annual Maryland Chicken Wing Festival! On April 1st, 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.

The Maryland Chicken Wing Festival proudly supports Camp Letts.

Back by popular demand is the “Make Your Own” wing sauce. After trying all of our vendors’ amazing creations, see what you can come up with on your own! Choose from over 10 items. If you prefer to leave it to the professionals, we’ll have a plethora of specialties to choose from.

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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Active Military

$7 with ID

First Responders

FREE with ID


FREE for 12 & under

 Schedule of Events

Things to Do Time
Festival Doors Open 11:00am
The Shatners 11:30am – 1:00pm
Wing Eating Competition* – sponsored by Allen Harim Foods 1:15pm – 1:45pm
Mojo Mothership 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Chicken Dance 3:15pm – 3:30pm
Dublin 5 4:00pm – 5:15pm
Michael Kocher Acoustic 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Brian Ewald Acoustic 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Wing Eating Competition* – sponsored by Allen Harim Foods 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Best Wings Award 6:00pm
Angie Miller Acoustic 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Safety 3rd 6:15pm – 7:00pm
Festival ends. Drive safe! 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:
Chocolate Moonshine, Greer's Kettle Corn, Annapolis Caramel Co., Kathy's Donuts
Live Music
Live Music
Live Music
Enjoy local bands playing live all day! See schedule above.
Stop by our vendors' tents
Make Your Own Sauce
Make Your Own Sauce
Make Your Own Sauce
Show off your wing sauce skills at Stan & Joe's Tent!
Check out our beer list!
Kids' Activities
Kids' Activities
Kids' Activities
The kids will have a blast! Includes inflatables, face painting, NEW Brick House

Frequently Asked Questions

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

General admission is $12, Active Military is $7, and kids are free! First Responders are also free with ID! Tickets may be purchased online or at the gate on the day of the event.

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 are sold via tickets at 1 ticket per wing.  Tickets can be purchased for $1 at any of our 4 ticket purchase booths.  All other 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.



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