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Big Kahuna Wing Festival

Festival Event

Adding to the anticipation of Knoxville’s Big Kahuna Wing Festival (BKWF), officially for September 6, 2020 a full-lineup of some of Knoxville’s best talents have been tapped to support the 2020 event. The Worlds Fair Park in downtown Knoxville will host the festival just steps away from the historic Sunsphere.

The Festival will feature:
Over 20,000 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

NEW in 2019 was a new Fireworks/Laser Show.

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 every team
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

Pet Friendly Notes

No Pets, sorry!


$15 - $150