What You Need to Know

The Hottest Festival in Memphis

April 25, 2015 in Downtown Memphis at the Mississippi River Park. | 11AM to 7PM

As in years past the event will again pack the street with the sweet smell of hot wings, gregarious participants terrific music, and entertainment which the whole family can enjoy. So whether you are an aficionado looking to savor some of the best wings around town or you are looking to compete for a shot to show off your best wings… this is the right event for you!


Where you’ll find us…


The festival will be located just south of the Tennessee Visitors Center on Riverside Drive between Jefferson and Union Avenue.  Jefferson Davis Park (Jefferson and Riverside) will provide lots of green space to relax and enjoy some great music while you feast on your wings.

Getting around …

There are plenty of available modes of transportation to get to the event.

Finding a spot to park

There are 5 parking garages located just one block east of the festival grounds along Front Street.  All are within easy walking distance.  Otherwise there is ample free parking in and around the downtown area.

Take the trolley

The trolley passes right by the event so feel free to hop on the MATA Riverfront Loop Trolley to ~ Jefferson Davis / Mississippi River Park 9AM – 9PM.  For more information visit the MATA Website

Cabs / Taxis

Handicap and Special Needs Parking

Limited spaces will be available for those requiring special assistance and have the appropriate handicap stickers and designations.  Please contact us for inquiries

Hotels and Lodging

Some nearby hotels within close proximity to the event grounds.

  • Springhill Suites
  • The Madison Hotel
  • Residence Inn
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Sleep Inn
  • Double Tree by Hilton
  • Holiday Inn
  • Econolodge

If the weather goes south…

Weather, particularly severe weather, is a very real and serious threat to any outdoor event and can have very serious consequences if left to chance.  The safety and well being of everybody in attendance is of the utmost concern and priority to any large scale / outdoor event organizer and so we continually rely on the full cooperation of everybody involved … patron and participant alike in the event of such situations.  Official announcements regarding inclement weather will be most easily accessible and available through our website and associated social media accounts.  We thank everybody for their understanding.

OFFICIAL RAIN DATE: N/A

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