Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Kickin’ Chicken WingFest at the historic 17th Street Farmers’ Market

On October 19, 2014, the 17th Street Farmers' Market and Enrichmond will host the inaugural Kickin’ Chicken WingFest presented by Center of the Universe Brewing Company. This unique event will bring together the best wings Richmond has to offer!

Wingfest will include local restaurants and food trucks, live music, local craft beer from Center of the Universe, and an expanded craft and fresh foods market. To spice things up there will be three exciting new contests at this event:


  • Richmond’s Best Wings contest that is open to Richmond-based restaurants, food trucks and caterers. The winner will be determined by a blind taste testing by a panel of judges.
  • People’s Choice Award contest open to event attendee voting.
  • Chicken Wing Eating Competition presented by Buffalo Wild Wings.

Think you have what it takes to be the next RVA Wing King? Join Brady from Classic Rock 96.5 at Buffalo Wild Wings for the preliminary wing eating satellite rounds! Two winners from each satellite round will receive a prize pack provided by Buffalo Wild Wings, Center of the Universe and Brown Distributing, and will then advance to become one of the finalists at the Kickin' Chicken WingFest on October 19.


Satellite rounds will be held at four Buffalo Wild Wing locations, including 1501 East Cary Street on October 16.


Registration for satellite rounds is from 5 to 7 p.m. Contests begin at 7:30 p.m. Open to ages 18 and up, full contest rules and waiver provided at registration. Contact your local Buffalo Wild Wings location for additional information.


Musical entertainment will be provided by Sweet Justice, The Honky Tonk Experience, and the Thomas Jefferson High School Marching Band.


The Kickin’ Chicken WingFest comes to the historic 17th Street Farmers’ Market in Shockoe on Sunday October 19, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. Free to attend, $1 donation suggested at the door. Food and beverages available for purchase.