Got this announcement in my inbox today. I'll bet you've got someone on your list who likes wings. And if you need a last minute gift for them, the first block of tickets went on sale today. If you really want to win them over, go for the VIP.
The 18th Annual "Chicago's Best WingFest" Announces Tickets On Sale
Festival Spreads Its Wings, Adding More Space, More Restaurants at UIC Pavilion
WHAT: The 18th Annual WingFest announces today that the first block of 2017 tickets went on sale at noon. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the annual chicken wing festival, it is moving to UIC Pavilion, a larger venue that can accommodate more people and more restaurants, which means more chicken wings to enjoy. The event includes a nearly endless supply of Chicago's best chicken wings from area restaurants, competitive wing eating, four categories of wing competition and lots of fun!
WHEN: Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: UIC Pavilion (525 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60607)
TICKETS: General Admission Ticketssell for $50 and include admission, all-you-can-eat wings and access to the day's entertainment.
VIP Tickets sell for $100 and include all of the above, plus access to VIP lounges, five drink tickets and a fabulous SWAG bag.
Grab tickets early, as this annual event sells out every year. Tickets are available on Ticketmaster. Details about participating restaurants, vendors and additional information will be announced at a later date.