2023 Guide for the Biggest Little City Wings Fest in Reno, Nevada
9th Annual Reno Biggest Little City Wing Fest 2023 Guide

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Circus Circus Hotel & Casino, Eldorado Resort Casino and Silver Legacy Resort Casino are bringing the Biggest Little City Wing Fest back to the heart of Reno for the 9th year. This will be happening on July 28 and 29, 2023.

Fest Hours

  • Friday, July 28 – 1 pm to 10 pm
  • Saturday, July 29 – 12 pm to 10 pm

This outside festival will be on Virginia Street from 2nd to 6th Street. And a blistering good time will be had by all!

Wing chefs will be descending on Reno from all over to compete for the prizes. Over 2,000 pounds of chicken wings will be slathered in sauces and then smoked, fired and grilled to satisfy a wide variety of tastes. Two days of fiery competition is sure to get fierce.

Unique flavors from earlier Wing Fests include

  • Spicy Buffalo Garlic
  • Hawaiian BBQ
  • Dragon Sriracha
  • Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Korean Teriyaki
  • Lemon Parmesan
  • Salted Caramel
  • Maple Bacon Bourbon
  • Habanero

Vendors will be offering sides that will pair with their signature wings.

Entertainment Schedule

Friday – 3rd Street Stage

  • 3 pm – Steel Breeze
  • 5 pm – Hellbound Glory
  • 7 pm – Jake’s Garage

Friday – 4th Street Stage

  • 2 pm – Jennifer Grant
  • 4 pm – Breakfast Klub
  • 6 pm – Township
  • 8 pm – Jana Kramer

Saturday – 3rd Street Stage

  • 12 pm – Spur Crazy
  • 2 pm – Tribute to Tom Petty
  • 4 pm – Patrice
  • 6 pm – Audio Box
  • 8 pm – Hellbound Glory

Saturday – 4th Street Stage

  • 12:30 pm – Jake’s Garage
  • 2:30 pm – Jennifer Grant
  • 4:30 pm – Breakfast Klub
  • 6:30 pm – Cynthia Renne
  • 8:30 pm – Chase Bryant

There will also be a craft fair at the Wing Fest. Other family friendly activities will include face painting, bungee jumping and camel rides.

Do you like your chicken wings tangy, plain, sweet, spicy or hotter than a three alarm fire? Whatever you prefer, you’re sure to find it at Wing Fest. Don’t chicken out!

The chefs will present their wings at The Sauce Showdown on Saturday night. The wings will be judged in categories, including “Celebrity Choice,” “Best Sweet Wing” and “Best Unique Flavor Wings.” The most popular category is the “People’s Choice Award.”

The Chicken Coop is an exclusive VIP tent that includes all you can eat food and unlimited beverages in a shaded seating area close to the main stage.

Eldorado Resort Casino

Eldorado Resort Casino features spacious, elegant rooms offering stunning views of the mountains and the city. Enjoy a meal in one of their 7 restaurants. Enjoy gaming in their casino or be pampered in their spa.

If you’d like to visit the Eldorado Resort Casino, book your ticket here and you can save 25% off the regular rates.

Circus Circus Hotel & Casino

Circus Circus Hotel & Casino offers a great family vacation with its Carnival Midway Attractions, XP Arcade, fitness center, comedy club, casino and six restaurants.

If you’d like to visit Circus Circus, book your stay here and you can save 25% off the regular rates.

Silver Legacy Resort Casino

Silver Legacy Resort Casino features a casino, fine dining in their five restaurants, a spa, an outdoor pool with a poolside bar and live entertainment.

If you’d like to visit the Silver Legacy Resort Casino, book your stay here and you can save 5% off the regular rate.