Hilton Head Wingfest

The Island Recreation Association and Hargray Communications are proud to present the 19th annual Wingfest where over 6,000 lbs of chicken wings will be served. Wingfest will be on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 11 am-6 pm at Shelter Cove Community Park in Hilton Head, SC. Admission is $6 with children 10 & under free. Concessions and activities sold separately. As many as 15 to 20 local restaurants will cook their best wings to compete for the 2014 Best Wing of Hilton Head. There will be many activities such as a kid’s zone, rock climbing wall and bungee jump. Catch a March Madness game on the big screen provided by Custom Audio Video. Stop and view some of Hilton Head Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram’s new model vehicles. Live music will be provided by Lyn Avenue, Deas Guyz and Jacob & The Good People. People’s Choice Award is back again but make sure to turn in your votes before 4 pm. The professional judging for the best wing starts at 12:00 pm. The Tailgate will be on Friday, March 21st from 5-8 pm at Shelter Cove Community Park.  Local restaurants will break out their best game day dips, wings, pots of chili and grilled recipes for the first ever Wingfest Tailgate. Restaurants will compete against each other in a March Madness Food Bracket Cookoff. Celebrity judges will judge each of the restaurants on most team spirit and best tasting tailgate food. It will be an evening of music, kid-friendly events, happy hour prices and restaurant rivalry.  Live music by The OCD Band. Team Trophy Quest’s cook B-Bob will present three cooking demonstrations, one on Friday night and two on Saturday. He will show how to cook turkey wings with his own twist! They will also be filming, Trophy Quest, and showcasing 2014 Wingfest! For more information go to www.islandreccenter.org or call (843)681-7273.

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