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

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Festival Info

Adding to the anticipation of Knoxville’s Big Kahuna Wing Festival (BKWF), officially for June 16th, 2018, a full-lineup of some of Knoxville’s best talents have been tapped to support the 2018 event. The Worlds Fair Park in downtown Knoxville will host the festival just steps away from the historic Sunsphere.

Our 2018 Festival will feature:

  • Over 15,000 lbs. of Wings
  • Some of the Best Wings of the South
  • Wing Eating Competition
  • XXX HOT Wing Eating Competition
  • Bobbing for Wings Competition
  • Wing Cooking Competition
  • Live Music Performances
  • Kids Corner & Entertainment
  • Silent Auction
  • Fun for the Entire Family


Plan your day at the Big Kahuna Wing Festival

  • Gates open at 12pm (VIP ticket holders may enter at 11am)
  • Music begins at 12pm and ends at 8pm
  • Entry allows patrons to sample wings from any of the competing teams (25 complimentary) during the event
  • NO PETS PLEASE (We love our furry friends and don’t want them to choke on a chicken bone!)
  • No outside beverages of any kind allowed
  • Donation boxes are placed at all team tents and patrons are asked to donate to receive additional wings
  • Lawn chairs may be brought into the festival
  • No backpacks or large bags allowed
  • Lost and Found located at the Information tent


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