23rd Annual WingFest


FRIDAY: 5:30-8:30PM 

How do you like your wings? Spicy? Mild? Fried? Cheesy?

The Island Recreation Association and Hargray present the Hargray Wingfest. The weekends kicks off with a Wings and Beer event on Friday, March 23rd from 5:30-8:30pm.  Come "tip-off" the weekend and tailgate Wingfest style. Local celebrity chef Orchid Paulmeier from One Hot Mama’s will break out her best game day foods and whip up a special batch of her award-winning wings that will be paired with local libations from The Lodge. Come and watch the games on our big screen television. Wear your team colors, or purchase one of our awesome Wingfest t-shirts at a discounted price! Enjoy live music, watch a fire thrower performance, and catch the best sunset views on the island!

Price: First 200 tickets: $35, Second 200 tickets: $40

Price Includes: Admission, 8 Wing Samplings (4 different sauces), Five Beer Samplings (5 oz craft beer), One Hot Mama Tailgate Party Food, Commemorative Wingfest Cup

Liquor, domestic beer, soft drinks/water sold separately.



Saturday’s event will feature 20 – 25 local restaurants cooking their best wings. Over 6,500 lbs of chicken wings will be served at the fun-filled, family friendly festive atmosphere. There will be many activities such as a kid’s zone, rock climbing wall and bungee jump. Custom Audio Video and Hargray will provide a big screen televisions to watch all the March Madness Basketball. Live entertainment from local favorites while Adventure Radio will be on hand broadcasting all the excitement. Cheer on or participate in the Kid’s Wing Bobbing Competition or Adult Wing Eating Contest. Vote for your favorite wing and watch the winner be crowned at 4:30pm. Admission is $7 with children 10 & under getting in free. 

Price: Admission $7 (children 10 and under are FREE); Includes admission to the event (food and beverages sold separately).

Event Details


Shelter Cove Community Park
39 Shelter Cove Ln
Hilton Head Island SC

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