MANCHESTER WING FEST 2019

  • First Street South

Description

  • Food & Drink, Festival and Daytime
  • Tickets from £17.50 and include 1 x free Frontier Lager, 1 x bottle of Bull's-Eye BBQ Sauce, 1 x Signature Trucker Hat.
  • Rhythm and Blues
  • Under 18's have to be accompanied by an adult
  • This event has taken place.
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

#MCRWINGFEST – PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION CAREFULLY – TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

Your ticket includes 1 can of Frontier Premium Lager (can be swapped for a soft drink), 1 bottle of Bull's-eye BBQ sauce, a Wing Fest Trucker Hat and access to the Wing Fest voting app.

This wing-centric two-day festival will turn a little slice of Manchester into a poultry eating, music thumping, axe throwing, beer and bourbon drinking weekend of epic proportion.

Who really does the best wings?

Europe’s biggest chicken wing show-down is coming to Manchester to provide the answer to that burning question - who really does the best wings?  On the 14th & 15th September at First Street, competitors from across the UK will work their culinary magic in a bid to be crowned the King or Queen of the Wing.

Wing Warrior's of Manchester will battle it out to be to crowned King or Queen of Wings in two categories:

Best Buffalo Wing

Described in the North American dictionary, from where this mighty morsel hales, as "Deep-fried wings coated in a spicy sauce." Of course to those in the know, this description simply doesn’t do this wonderful creation justice and the search for the best out there is fiercely contested across the world.

Best Wild Wing

This category is looking to explore and demonstrate the many exciting ways a chicken wing can be prepared and served in the broadest sense possible. In this category anything goes. Any flavour, any technique, any taste. Basically the rule is, there are no rules.

The culinary warriors battling it out in 2019 are a mixture of street food vendors, pop up legends, and restaurants from all over the UK.

All wings are £1 each and will be sold in individual joints (drums or flats) to allow voters to try as many wings as possible from each of the contestants.  Ticket holders vote for their favourite wing using the Wing Fest app. Please remember to download the app when the new update becomes available in August.

For the greediest of wing eaters among you, the always popular Wing Eating Competition will be taking place on both event days. 

Dr Sweetsmoke’s deadly Lava Wing Challenge, which is renowned for the carnage its causes, will also feature on both days. 

Information on how to sign up to the eating challenges will be sent via email to ticket holders as well as being posted on info points around the event. Competitor will have to adhere to strict rules to make it even more of a challenge! 

You can expect entertainment such as live blues and rock music, bourbon master classes, axe throwing, bbq cooking demonstrations, as well as DJs playing summer party vibe tunes into the night.

Event times:

Saturday 14th September: Mid day – 21:00.

Last entry 20:00

Sunday 15th September: Mid day – 21:00

Last entry 20:00

There will be no re-entry on either days.

This event is taking place outside and we hope for sunny weather but please prepare for any conditions that may be advised.

All wings cost £1. We advise that you do not solely rely on card transactions and bring cash with you for this event.

Allergen information will be available upon arrival. Please be aware that no food and drink will be allowed to be brought into the event site except in limited circumstances on proven medical grounds. Water refill points will be available.

In formation regarding which traders are serving halal wings will be published closer to the time.

Children under 12 get in free providing they have a free ticket and must be accompanied by an adult. There are a limited number of free child tickets available, once these have sold out we are unable to release any more. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

By purchasing a ticket for this event and by entering the premises of the event site you consent to being filmed and photographed and that your image may be used for promotional purposes.

This is a food event so unfortunately pets are not allowed.

Offers

Promotions

Tickets/Times

Ticket Event time Cost
Saturday Early Bird:Valid for early entry between mid day - 13:30.

Valid for entry between mid day - 13:30. Ticket includes 1 Frontier beer, 1 bottle of Bull's-eye BBQ sauce, a Wing Fest signature trucker hat & Access to Wing Fest voting app.

12:00 - 21:00 £17.50
Saturday Standard:Valid for entry from 13:30.

Valid for entry from 13:30. Ticket includes 1 Frontier Beer, 1 bottle of Bull's-eye BBQ sauce, a Wing Fest signature trucker hat & access to Wing Fest voting app

13:30 - 21:00 £20.00
Sunday Early Bird:Valid for early entry from mid day.

Valid for early entry from 12:00 (mid day) Ticket includes 1 Frontier Beer, 1 bottle of Bull's-eye BBQ sauce, a Wing Fest signature trucker hat & Access to Wing Fest voting app.

12:00 - 21:00 £17.50
Saturday U12s Free Child Ticket

Only valid with paying adult.

13:30 - 21:00 Free admission
Sunday U12s Free Child Ticket

Only vaild with paying adult.

13:30 - 21:00 Free admission

Location

Address

First Street South, Manchester, M15 4FN


Getting there

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Organiser

Wing Fest Ltd
Wing Fest Ltd - the original wing professionals

T&C s

1. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior, during or after the event. The ticket holder voluntarily agrees that the management, venue, event participants, DesignMyNight (WFL Media Ltd) and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners and employers are expressly released by the ticket holder from any claims arising from such causes.
2. Tickets are issued subject to the rules and regulations of the venue.
3. Please check your tickets, as mistakes cannot always be rectified.
4. Occasionally, events are cancelled or postponed by the promoter, team, performer or venue for a variety of reasons. If the event is cancelled, please contact us for information on receiving a refund from the responsible party. If the event was moved or rescheduled, the venue or promoter may set refund limitations. It is your responsibility to ascertain the date and time of any rearranged event.
5. The venue reserves the right to refuse admission and may on occasion have to conduct security searches to ensure the safety of the patrons.
6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
8. Tickets are sold subject to the venue or promoter's right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its control without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets.
9. If this ticket is re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain by anyone other than the promoter, venue management, DesignMyNight or one of their authorised sub-agents, it will become voidable and the holder may be
refused entry to or ejected from the venue.
10. The venue may operate a No Smoking Policy.
11. The promoter, venue management and DesignMyNight accept no responsibility for any personal property.
12. All ticket holders are advised that the best way to get to the event is via public transport. Look out for our way finders who will be there to help get you to us.
13. Saturday last entry is at 20:00. Sunday Last entry 20:00.
14. There will be no re-entry
15. This event is taking place outside and we hope for a sunny day but please prepare for any weather conditions that may be advised.
16. All wings cost £1. We advise that you do not rely solely on card transactions and bring cash with you for this event.
17. Allergen information will be available upon arrival. Please be aware that no food and drink will be allowed to be brought into the event site except in limited circumstances on proven medical grounds. Water refill points will be available.
18. All children under 12 get in free, but they must be accompanied by a paying adult AND have a child ticket. Free child tickets are limited.
19. No pets allowed.
20. Under 16's have to be accompanied by an adult
21. By purchasing a ticket for this event and by entering the premises of the event site you consent to being filmed and photographed and that your image may be used for promotional purposes.
22. By purchasing a ticket you agree to be contacted by Wing Fest Ltd for Wing Fest related promotional messages
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