For years, you traveled to Buffalo to enjoy the National Buffalo Wing Festival. This year, we’re inviting you to bring the celebration of Buffalo’s famous food to your city and raise money for your local Food Bank with America’s Greatest Chicken Wing Party!

The Wingfest will not physically take place at Sahlen Field this year out of an abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will transform into a nationwide celebration of the wing throughout October, National Chicken Wing Month. We're inviting you to join America's Greatest Chicken Wing Party by gathering your closest friends, supporting your favorite wing joint and making a donation to your local Food Bank! Find out more here and we'll see you back in Buffalo next year!



Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions about the Buffalo Wing Festival.


How much is it to get in?

A. Admission is $5 and kids 8 years old and under are free!


How do you get wings?

A. To eat wings, you purchase food tickets. Food tickets are $1 a piece. You can get 1 jumbo wing for 1 ticket (1 wing = $1). Food tickets can be purchased at 2nd base on Sahlen Field. Non-wing food prices will be displayed at each individual booth.


Where do I park?

A. There are several parking ramps and lots located around Sahlen Field where you can park.


Are credit cards accepted?

A. Credit cards are accepted for merchandise only at the Merchandise tent.


Can I bring a pop-up canopy/tent to set up on the field?

A. Pop-up canopies and/or tents are not permitted at the festival.


Can I bring in my own water?

A. No outside beverages are permitted. Soda, water, beer and wine are available for purchase inside the festival. Beverages are cash only. No food tickets will be accepted for beverages. This also includes coolers.


Is there an ATM available?

A. Yes, There are 3 ATM’s located at the festival.

#1 Outside at the festival admission
#2 Inside near the Consumer Craft Beer Pavilion
#3 Next to the food ticket booth located around second base


Are pets allowed at the festival?

A. Unfortunately, pets are not allowed inside the festival grounds.


Where are the restrooms located at the festival?

A. Restrooms are located at the concession stand behind the scoreboard.


Where is there to sit at the festival?

A. There is access to stands at the festival. There also is covered seating located behind the Kids Zone. There will be bistro tables located in the beer tent on the field.


 Where does the unused food go after the event?

A. The National Buffalo Wing Festival works with Food Shuttle of Western New York to generously donate all unsold chicken wings to dozens of area senior centers, homeless shelters and other places in need of food donations.