Nashville, Tenn. – Fans are invited to Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, July 26 from 3-7 p.m., to escape the summer heat and vote to help crown Nashville’s best hot wing in an afternoon full of unlimited wing samples, live entertainment and more. Competing for the best hot wing crown in the inaugural event are eight local favorites: Bolton’s Spicy Chicken and Fish, Brother Z’s Wang Shack, Corner Pub, Crows Nest, Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken, Mineo’s Wings Pizza and Raw Bar, Sam’s Sports Grill and food truck Smokin Thighs.
In addition to the panel of celebrity judges, everyone in attendance will get to cast a vote to help name Nashville’s best hot wing. Celebrity judges include Miss Nashville Kaileigh Bullard, 102.5 The Game’s Darren McFarland and Joe Dubin, News Channel 2’s Justin Bruce, 102.9 The Buzz’s Zigz and Nashville Predators Alumnus Jay More.
Tickets are just $40 and include entry into the festival, unlimited tastings, a vote for the best hot wing in Nashville and a voucher for a Monday-Thursday night Predators regular season home game in October or November (excludes Opening Night). For an additional $7, fans can purchase a Preds souvenir cup that entitles them to unlimited fountain drinks during the event. Concessions will be available for purchase, including $2 fountain drinks and $4 beers.
Donations will be collected in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee. Call (615) 770-2352 or visit nashvillepredators.com/hotwing for more information and to purchase tickets.