11am – 7pm
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds
Click here for the festival program! You can print it and bring it with you.
ABC Events is excited to bring you the 5th annual Maryland Chicken Wing Festival! On April 7th, 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 tribute bands.
New this year:
The Maryland Chicken Wing Festival proudly supports Camp Letts.
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!
$7 with ID
1st 500 FREE with ID
FREE for 12 & under
|Things to Do||Time|
|Festival Doors Open||11:00am|
|Know Return – Kansas Tribute Band||11:00am – 12:30pm|
|Stefan Heuer (acoustic stage)||12:00pm – 1:00pm|
|Earth, Wind, & Fire Tribute Band||1:00pm – 2:30pm|
|Michael Johnson (acoustic stage)||1:30pm – 2:30pm|
|Wing Eating Competition*||2:30pm|
|Speed of Sound – McCartney & WINGS Tribute Band||3:00pm – 4:30pm|
|Spencer Joyne (acoustic stage)||3:00pm – 4:00pm|
|Wing Eating Competition*||4:30pm|
|Hurricane Kevin (acoustic stage)||4:30pm – 5:00pm|
|Living on a Bad Name – Bon Jovi Tribute Band||5:00pm – 7:00pm|
|Festival ends. Drive safely!||7:00pm|
*Schedule subject to change. Sign up for competitions at the ABC Events Tent
General admission is $12, Military is $7, and kids are free! The 1st 500 First Responders are also free with ID! 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!
No, admission does not include beverages.
No, all ticket sales are final and non-refundable.
The Maryland Chicken Wing Festival operates rain or shine, so no refunds will be available for inclement weather.
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.
Transportation options are available from Annapolis Taxi Service – (443) 995-1400
The fairground is accessible for wheelchairs but is not encouraged due to the terrain.
Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on the county fairgrounds.
No, but there are lots of great food vendors to choose from.
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.
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.