KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Join WVLT at World's Fair Park on September 1, 2019 for the Big Kahuna Wing Festival. This East Tennessee tradition serves up over 18 tons of wings and proceeds from ticket sales help out local charities like Empty Stocking Fund, UT Culinary Institute, Second Harvest Food Bank and Big Heads, Big Hearts.
The 2019 BKW Festival will feature:
• Over 18,000 lbs. of wings
• Some of the best wings in the South
• NEW Fireworks/Laser Show
• NEW Friday night concert at the Amphitheater
• Culinary Corner
• Wing Eating Competition
• XXX HOT Wing Eating Competition
• Bobbing for Wings Competition
• Wing Cooking Competition
• Live music performances
• Kids Corner & Entertainment
• Silent Auction
Plan your day at the Big Kahuna Wing Festival
• Gates open at 1:00 p.m. (VIP ticket holders may enter at 12pm)
• Music begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m.
• Entry allows patrons to sample wings from any of the competing teams (25 complimentary) during the event
• Donation boxes are placed at all team tents and patrons are asked to donate to receive additional wings
• 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
• Law chairs may be brought into the festival
• No backpacks or large bags allowed
• Lost and Found located at the front gate
For more information and to purchase tickets in advance, please visit the Big Kahuna Wing Festival website.
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