Kickin Chicken Wing Fest

Kickin Chicken Wing Fest

Free festival and music - If you like bold food, rockin' music and a hearty party, then you'll love this festival!

Event details

Address: 695 Lincoln Park Blvd, Dayton, OH 45429 [Map/directions]
Event has passed (Sat, Jul 13 2024)
* this page may be updated if event is repeated in the future *
Cost: FREE

Kickin Chicken Wing Fest 2024

Don't Chicken Out!  Wing Fest is July 13

Back again by popular demand, this blistering good time – our Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest!  

Whether you like them spicy, sweet, tangy or plain, you’ll get the chance to try some of the area’s best wings at the Kicken’ Chicken Wingfest which returns to Fraze Pavilion Saturday, July 13 from 4pm to 10pm.  If you like bold food, rockin’ music and a hearty party, then you’ll love this festival. With a mix of your favorite local restaurants and food trucks, there will be plenty of mouth-watering wings, chunks, sides and desserts. Keep scrolling for a complete list of what to expect.

Participating Restaurants & Menus

* more to be announced, subject to change * 

  • Amber Rose Restaurant - Chicken Wings choice of sauce including - Blueberry BBQ, Mango Habanero, and more. 3 wings for $5. Watermelon Slices, Hot Dog Burnt Ends
  • Archer’s Tavern - Archer’s Style, Sexy Sauce, Pineapple Rum Raisin, Wing and a Prayer, and Special Wing F-Bomb (Fire Bomb)
  • El Meson – check back
  • Greek Street - Fried chicken drum, braised in lemon, oregano and spices, served with a buffalo tzatziki sauce
  • Louisiana Passion – Cajun wings
  • Nick's Restaurant - Pork Rinds $3, Lil Generals $4, Cowboy Beans $3/$4 with onions cheese or both, Chunks $5 Wings 3 for $5 sauces Plain, Sweet Hot Damn, OTF, Awesome, Dry Rub, Spicy garlic General Zen and Bourbon BBQ, $5 Key Lime Pie Milkshake
  • Phat and Rich DYT – check back
  • Pies and Pints - Served with our house-made Creamy Gorgonzola, our Char-Grilled Hot Wings deliver a flavor medley of sriracha, garlic, lime, cilantro and spices that you’ll have to taste to believe. 3 wings for $5
  • Rolling Indulgence – Wings 3 for $5 - Birthday suit wings (naked), Chicken & Parm wings, Queso Drip wings, Award winning Liquid Gold (Rollings mustard based BBQ sauce), $5 Sides include street beans, buffalo potato salad, creamy cheddar parmesan mac
  • Romer's Bar & Grill - Bone-in wings 3 for $5. Boneless wings,Turkey Balls (Thanksgiving in one bite app), Homemade Cole Slaw, Crispy celery, Homemade Blue Cheese dressing, Homemade Ranch dressing, and several wing sauces to choose from!
  • The Smoqehouse - Smoked Fried Wings, Carolina gold wings, jerk wings, stuffed wings
  • Wing Time – check back

Entertainment Schedule

While you’re savoring the food, enjoy some live music on the Lincoln Park stage with some great bands!

  • 4:30 PM - Brass Tracks Band - 8-piece band featuring an amazing 3 pc. brass section led by renowned saxophonist Hal Melia. Step back in time and hear the sounds of Chicago, Blood Sweat and Tears, Tower Of Power, Earth Wind and Fire and many more as Brass Tracks Band pays loving tribute to the great Jazz-Rock, Funk and R+B Horn Bands of the 60’s, 70’s 80’s and beyond.
  • 7:00 PM - The Sly Band - 11-piece party band playing a diverse mix of pop, rock, R&B and classic songs for all ages. Topnotch male and female vocals, choreography, horns, and state-of-the art sound are packed into every performance.

Wing Fest will also bring back the tried and true formula of voting for the best wings and sides, said Amy Zahora, executive director of the Miami Valley Restaurant Association.

So join us for this festival again this summer! It’s sure to have you screamin’, “This chicken is kickin’!

Wingfest, is routinely a huge draw, so we suggest paying a visit early, and with an appetite for spicy goodness!  Sorry, no pets.

Fraze Pavilion

Kickin Chicken Wing Fest is taking place at Fraze Pavilion, which is located at 695 Lincoln Park Blvd in Dayton. Fraze Pavilion - Fraze Pavilion is southwestern Ohio's premiere outdoor entertainment venue.

Miami Valley Restaurant Association.

Miami Valley Restaurant Association - The MVRA is a non-profit trade organization serving the Greater Dayton, Ohio foodservice industry.

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