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Roanoke Wing Fest

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Roanoke's largest one-day food festival is back celebrating 12 years of deliciousness! Join us on Saturday August 28th for the 12th annual Roanoke Wing Fest presented by Northwest Ace featuring great live music, tons of wing vendors, a Cornhole Tournament, contests and more throughout the day!

Tickets are $5 in advance OR at the gate. Kids 12 and under are FREE and do not require a ticket. Credit cards are accepted at the gate. CASH ONLY for purchases inside the event.

We do have 2 ATMs on site. Will call is located at the entrance under a blue tent to the right of the box office.

Roanoke Wing Fest Parking Instructions:
Guest parking is at the garage located at 6 Riverside Circle and the Elmwood Park garage on Williamson Road. There will be minimal overflow parking available at the Riverwalk parking garage. PLEASE NOTE that the elevators located in the 6 Carilion Riverside garage will NOT be running on August 28th and guests will need to utilize the stairs.
Vendor and handicap parking is located in the flat parking lot located directly in front of the garage located at 6 Riverside Circle. (Look for the signage)
We will be running FREE shuttle buses from all of our designated parking areas mentioned above.

SEATING: You are welcome to bring your own chair OR you can rent one from us for $5. We will have a large tent with tables and chairs available for our guests. You can also purchase a VIP tent on the website in advance (Limited Availability).

We wanted to update everyone on the special precautions we are taking during our events. If you have any questions, please email us at or call us at 540-206-2414.
-Additional hand washing stations at each event
-Guest temperature scans at the gate
-Touch free hand sanitizing stations throughout event space
-Our staff and volunteers will wear masks
-Guests are strongly encouraged to wear a mask. Must have on a mask if within 10' of a guests not in your group or maintain 10' of distance. We will be enforcing this.
-COVID screening for all staff including temperature checks prior to working will be done prior to each employee's or volunteer's shift
-Our box office and will call will be opening 30 minutes earlier than normal to help allow for sufficient spacing (5:30pm for concerts, 11am for festivals)
-Touch free credit card payment option for tickets and beer/wine tickets (ATM is also on site)
-10' foot social distancing markers will be used at the front gate, bathrooms, beer ID station, beer tent, concessions and anywhere lines typically form
-Frequent cleaning and disinfecting of all common touch areas
-Touch free bag checks at the front gate
-2.3 acres outdoors and a limited capacity allows for ample space for guests to spread out

The food vendors will be working hard for you on Saturday, August 28th from 12-7 at The Roanoke Wing Fest presented by Northwest Ace to make lots & lots of wings! PRICES are determined by the vendors. All of them are offering inexpensive sample sizes in various quantities (from 1-5 wings) that will range from $1-$6. Of course once you find your favorite....they have larger quantities for sale too! Come hungry!

THANK YOU to our vendors and sponsors!!
Outside food and beverages are NOT permitted. No re-entry.
We do have a designated smoking area at the venue.
Dogs are ALWAYS welcome at Dr Pepper Park on leash.

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Roanoke Wing Fest
  • 9 Old Whitmore Avenue
  • Roanoke, VA 24012
  • to
  • Dr Pepper Park at the Bridges
  • $5, kids 12 and under admitted FREE