National Buffalo Wing Festival
Saturday 2nd Sep, 2017 → Sunday 3rd Sep, 2017

Time: Sat: Noon-9:00pm l Sun: Noon-7:00pm
Cost: $5/day l Children under 8 FREE
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One of America’s greatest food festivals happens at Coca-Cola Field on Labor Day Weekend!

The idea for the festival came from a movie called Osmosis Jones. Bill Murray starred as a compulsive eater with a goal of attending the Super Bowl of junk food, The National Buffalo Wing Festival.Ironically, there wasn't one.That is when native Buffalonian Drew Cerza, now affectionately known as the Wing King decided to make it happen back in 2002. This is a case of Real Life knocking off Hollywood!


12:00PM     Festival Opens

12:30PM     Miss Buffalo Wing 16+

1:30PM       Amateur Creative Sauce-Off

2:00PM      Amateur Traditional Sauce-Off

2:30PM      Heavenly Chilbillies Blues Band 

3:00PM      Bobbing for Wings

4:00PM     Dennis George – Quiz Master Show

4:30 PM     Amateur Wing Eating Championship

5:00PM     Restaurant Awards Ceremony

5:30PM     Buffalo Buffet Competitive Eating Contest 

6:30PM     Ransomville – Live Country Music

7:30PM     Eric Van Houten – Live Country Music

8:00PM     Dennis George – Quiz Master Show

9:00PM     Closing Ceremonies


12:30PM   5K Award Ceremony

1:00PM     Baby Wing Competition

1:30PM     Dennis George – Quiz Master

2:00PM     Heavenly Chilbillies Blue Band

2:30PM     College Wing Eating Championship

3:00PM     Bobbing for Wings 

3:30PM     Heavenly Chilbillies Blue Band

4:00PM    Hot Wing Eating Contest

4:30PM     Heavenly Chilbillies Blue Band

5:00PM     United States Wing Eating Championship 

5:45PM      Dennis George – Quiz Master

6:00PM       Heavenly Chilbillies Blues Band

7:00PM       Closing Ceremonies


$5 per day, Children 8 and under are free. Tickets are available at the gate.

Food Tickets:

All food tickets must be purchased at the festival. No pre-sale is available. Food tickets are $1.00 each and are used to purchase all food items. The festival guide which is available at the festival entrance has a listing of all the food prices. Jumbo chicken wings are $1.00 each. Only food tickets are accepted.


All beer, soda and bottled water must be purchased through stadium vendors on the field for cash. No tickets will be accepted.

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