Maryland Chicken Wing Festival

Saturday April 7th, 2018

11am – 7pm
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds

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:

  • Limited number of tickets, so purchase your tickets early
  • More wings!
  • No wing tickets needed.
  • Additional support for traffic and parking
  • Tribute Bands on the main stage

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!

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$7 with ID

First Responders

1st 500 FREE with ID


FREE for 12 & under

 Schedule of Events

Things to Do Time
Festival Doors Open 11:00am
Know Return – Kansas Tribute Band 11:00am – 12:30pm
Earth, Wind, & Fire Tribute Band 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Wing Eating Competition* 2:30pm
Speed of Sound – McCartney & WINGS Tribute Band 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Wing Eating Competition* 4:30pm
Living on a Bad Name – Bon Jovi Tribute Band 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Wing Awards 6:00pm
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:
Karen & the Nut, Mrs. Moo's Corner, and more!
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, and more!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

General admission is $12, Military is $7, and kids are free! The 1st 500 First Responders are also free with ID! Tickets may be purchased online only.

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.   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.



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