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Glens Falls Wing Fest

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people getting wingsPhoto credit: Alan Nudi
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wing fest logo
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Cost: Tasting tickets $1 (number of tickets to taste varies by restaurant)

Find out who has the best wings at Wing Fest in Downtown Glens Falls! This event is a competition between restaurants for the best wings.

Opening Ceremony 

The event starts with an opening ceremony at 11:30am at the City Park Bandstand that will include the National Anthem sung by the St. Mary-St. Alphonsus School Choir, and a proclamation by Mayor Collins proclaiming the day to be DeeJay Mike DuBray Day. The Kiwanis Club of Glens Falls will be making a Scholarship Announcement and Presentation to a Key Club Student.

Wing Tasting Details

Tastings are from 12pm to 3pm. Tasting tickets are $1 each, and the number of tickets to taste varies by restaurant. Participating Downtown restaurants will serve from their storefronts, and restaurants from outside the City will serve from locations along Glen, Ridge, Bay, and Maple Streets. There will be live music and entertainment in City Park. Voting will take place online at, or, you can vote via QR codes that will be displayed around town. Votes must be cast by 3pm.

This year's judges include Glens Falls Mayor Bill Collins; Council at Large Jim Clark; Bridie Farrell, four-time Olympic Trial Speed Staker from North Creek who holds three American records and is the founder of NY Loves Kids; and Chef Armand Vanderstigchel of Brasserie Benelux on Broadway in Saratoga Springs.

Restaurants interested in participating can visit

Michael DuBray Inferno Wing Eating Competition

New this year! Catch the inaugural Michael DuBray Inferno Wing Eating Competition! The competition will take place at 2pm on Glen Street during Wing Fest. Competitors pay a registration fee of $25 that will go into a Michael DuBray Scholarship Fund. The winner gets a trophy and bragging rights.

You can register for the Inferno Wing Eating Competition here:

Awards Ceremony

The event will conclude with an awards ceremony at the bandstand in City Park at 3:30pm. There are multiple categories of winners.

This event is produced by the Glens Falls Collaborative with major support from the City of Glens Falls and the Glens Falls Business Improvement District. 

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