Q: What is the “drink package” that comes with VIP tickets?
A: Five (5) drink tickets come with our VIP package. Tickets are good for any beverages. (NOTE: Red Bull cocktails and certain premium liquor may require 2 tickets per beverage.)
Q: Besides the drink tickets, what all comes with the VIP package?
A: You also get a free parking pass ($5 value), goodie bag, and access to the VIP area.
Q: Is this a 21 and over event?
Q: Will there be tickets available at the event?
A limited number may be available. Tickets have been sold out the past several years prior to the event start, so buy yours early!
Q: How can I purchase tickets ?
A: Online at: www.ticketsweb.com.
Q: If I purchase my tickets too late to receive them in the mail, how do I get in?
A: If you purchase too late to make the mailing deadline, your tickets will be available at the Bailey Auditorium “Will Call” window, day of the event. Please have a valid photo I.D. and the credit card used to purchase the tickets.
Q: My friend purchased my tickets and I want to pick them up at the event.
A: These would be considered “will call” tickets. We are required to verify I.D. to match the purchasers record in order to distribute “will call” tickets.
Q: Are any drinks included in the ticket price?
A: With the exception of VIP tickets, no beverages are provided with your ticket, any beverages you would like, you must purchase at the event.
Q: What do I get for my ticket?
A: Access to the event, including live entertainment, music, raffles, games, and a sampling of as many wings as you can eat from many of the best chefs in Chicagoland.
Q: How many wings do I get to eat with my ticket?
A: As a ticket holder, you may eat as many wings as are available during the event.
Q: What is the best time to get there?
A: We recommend you arriving before 1PM, which is when the wing madness begins.
Q: Can I take the CTA or other Public Transportation?
A: Both the Pink line, and the Green line train have stops nearby, and the stops are within a couple of blocks of The Bailey Auditorium, 1340 W. Washington in Chicago. TIP: Use the C.T.A.’s Trip Planner, to help make it easy.
A: There will be limited onsite parking available.
Q: Are pets allowed at your event?
A: No. Chicago Municipal Health Code prohibits admittance of any non-humanoid pets at this event.
Q: If I have pre-registered for the Wing Eating Competition, do I need to purchase a Ticket to the event?
A: Yes. The Eating Competition is only open to valid ticket holders.
Q: What is the judging process that decides who the Best Of Fest winner is?
A: We recently added a blurb on the “About” page describing just that.
Q: I’m thinking of entering my restaurant in next year’s Wing Fest, where can I get more information?
A: Email us here: firstname.lastname@example.org for an info kit, or call us during the week, at 312-664-6656 ex124
For more call 312-664-6656 ext 124. This event sells out each year, so we recommend you get your tickets early. Ticket price includes all the wings you can eat, live entertainment, raffle ticket, continuous sponsor giveaways, plus loads of surprises. For additional press information please contact Mattk@wingfest.net.