Maryland Chicken Wing Festival

Saturday April 1st, 2017

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.

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! Want more jalapeños? Go for it! Throw some peanut butter in there? You bet! The only limit is your imagination. 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


First Responders

FREE with ID


FREE for 12 & under

 Schedule of Events

Things to Do Time
 Festival Doors Open  11:00am
TBD  –
Wing-Eating Competition – Sign-up Early 1:15pm – 1:45pm
Wing-Eating Competition – Sign-up Early 5:50pm – 6:00pm
Festival Ends. Drive home safely! 7:00pm


Do you have what it takes?
Live Music
Live Music
Live Music
Enjoy local bands playing live all day!
Make Your Own Sauce
Make Your Own Sauce
Make Your Own Sauce
Show off your wing sauce skills!
Kids' Activities
Kids' Activities
Kids' Activities
The kids will have a blast!


Stay tuned!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

General admission is $12, Active Military is $7.50, 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 tents will be in operation at the Maryland Chicken Wing Festival; however, General Admission does not include food.

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.



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