June 16, 2018 12-8 PM - World's Fair Park - Knoxville, TN

The Fun Begins In:

Over 15,000 pounds of wings!


Wing EATING Competition!


Bobbing for Wings!


Wing COOKING Competition!




KIDS corner & entertainment!

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Fun for the entire FAMILY!

Early Bird Registration begins January 16th!!

Are you the Big Kahuna of Wings?  Do you have that secret recipe that everyone raves about?  Well then it’s time to prove it at the 6th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival!  This year’s event will feature upwards of 35 competing teams all vying to become the Big Kahuna of wings and Tennessee State Champion.  […]

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Frank Bonz Team Wins 2017 Championship!

Congratulations to the 2017 Big Kahuna Wing Festival and Tennessee State Champions, the Frank Bonz Team!! Here are the top 10 results for both the Overall and Exotic Category: Overall Big Kahuna Tennessee State Champion: 1st – Frank Bonz – 175.4056 2nd – The Hill – 171.44 3rd – My Ding-A-Wing – 168.594 4th – […]

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Big Kahuna XXX and Bobbing for Wings Contest Full!

We are two days away from the 5th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival and the contest applications FULL! Come on down to Worlds Fair Park on Saturday and see them chowing down on as many wings as they can followed by a little bobbing in ranch!  See you on the 17th!!

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Big Kahuna Wing Eating Contest FULL!

We are less than two weeks away from the 5th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival and the contest applications are filling up!  We have a full field for the 5th BKW Wing Eating Contest.  We still have openings for the 2nd edition of Bobbing For Wings, sponsored by Big Wheel, and for the Inaugural XXX […]

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Springer Mountain Farms to be Official Wing Provider!

We are excited to announce Springer Mountain Farms as our official provider of wings for the 5th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival! Nestled in the hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Springer Mountain Farms continues to provide the most delicious, purest, and most nutritious chicken possible, which is why their chicken is different than any […]

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2017 Wing Competition Teams Filled!!

We are just over a month away from the 5th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival and have already sold out of Competition Team slots!  We are excited about this year’s mix of teams that include seventeen New teams and three of the four past Champions.  Can’t wait to see all the different flavors.  Mark your […]

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Crawlspace/Eli Fox to Headline 5th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival!!

  We are excited to announce the 5th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival music lineup! We welcome The West King String Band, The Coveralls, The Stella Vees, and Crawlspace with special guest, 17yr old Eli Fox as part of our live music for this year’s festival. Performance times are posted in the Entertainment section.

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Pepper Palace to Sponsor XXX Hot Wing Eating Championship

We are excited to announce that the Pepper Palace has joined the Big Kahuna Wing Festival as the official sponsor of the NEW XXX Hot Wing Eating Contest!  Get your bravest friend and join us June 17th at Worlds Fair Park!!

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Tickets on sale NOW!!

We are only two months away from the 5th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival!  Tickets are available in advance for $15 and can be purchased online, at Big Kahuna Wings Bar & Grill, or at any area Food City, and will get you access to samples of all the great wings, live music, silent auction, cold […]

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Wing Eating, XXX Wing Eating, and Bobbing for Wings Competition Entries now open!

Entries for our contests are now open and it’s time to register!  We have added a XXX Hot Wing Eating Contest this year for those of you who can handle the heat.  All contests are now FREE to enter for anyone who has purchased a general admission ticket. The winners will receive a festival t-shirt […]

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