If you love chicken wings, live music, and family fun, then you don’t want to miss the 2024 Hilton Head Wing Fest. This annual event, now in its 27th year, features some of the best local restaurants competing for the title of the island’s #1 wing. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your Wing Fest experience.
Get Your Tickets Early
The Wing Fest is one of the most popular events on Hilton Head Island, attracting thousands of visitors and locals alike. To avoid long lines and ensure your entry, it’s a good idea to get your tickets online in advance. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children under 11. You can also purchase tickets for food, drinks, and activities at the festival. Tickets are $1 each and can be used for any vendor or attraction.
Sample and Vote for Your Favorite Wings to Crown The 2024 Hilton Head Wing Fest Champion
The main attraction of the Wing Fest is, of course, the wings. You can sample wings from 20 to 25 local restaurants, each with their own unique flavor and style. From spicy to sweet, from traditional to exotic, there’s a wing for everyone. You can also vote for your favorite wing and help crown the People’s Choice winner at 4:30 p.m. The judges will also announce their picks for the best wings in various categories.
Enjoy Live Music and Entertainment
The Wing Fest is not just about the food, it’s also about the fun. You can enjoy live music from handpicked bands, playing a variety of genres and styles. Whether you want to dance, sing along, or just relax, there’s a band for you. You can also watch or participate in the Kid’s Wing Bobbing Competition or Adult Wing Eating Contest and see who can devour the most wings in the shortest time.
Have Fun with the Family
The Wing Fest is a family-friendly event, with plenty of activities for kids and adults alike. You can visit the kid’s zone, where you can find a rock-climbing wall, a bungee jump, face painting, and more. You can also check out the vendors, where you can find crafts, souvenirs, and other goodies. And don’t forget to take a photo with the Wing Fest mascot, Wingo!
Stay for the Hilton Head Wing Fest Afterparty
If you still have energy after the Wing Fest, you can head to the Courtyard Marriott Hotel for the official afterparty. You can enjoy happy hour prices at the Hightide Rooftop Bar, and mingle with other wing lovers. You can also catch the sunset and enjoy the views of the island.
The 2024 Hilton Head Wing Fest is a must-attend event for anyone who loves wings, music, and fun. Don’t miss this chance to taste the best wings on the island, and have a blast with your family and friends. Get your tickets today and join the wingin’ it crowd! 🍗
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