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Wingapalooza Returns to INTRUST Bank Arena on August 10

Wichita, Kansas – ASM Global and INTRUST Bank Arena are pleased to announce Wingapalooza will return on Saturday, August 10. The one-of-a-kind event will feature Wichita-area restaurants and chefs showcasing their best wings.

Wingapalooza will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the main arena floor and will include all-you-can-eat wings, a beer garden featuring a variety of options and entertainment and music from a live DJ. Fans will have the opportunity to sample unique chicken wing recipes from more than 20 restaurants and local chefs, showcasing their culinary flare and craft by competing for the best chicken wings in Wichita. Participating restaurants and chefs will vie for two awards at the event: a People’s Choice Award and a Judge’s Choice Award.

“We’re thrilled to announce that we are bringing back a fan-favorite event, Wingapalooza, on Saturday, August 10,” commented Christine Pileckas, Director of Booking & Marketing for INTRUST Bank Arena. “The inaugural Wingapalooza event launched in 2015 and ran for five annual years through 2019. When it return this August, fans can expect the same experience they grew to love at Wingapalooza, including a wing-eating contest, a steinholding contest, VIP experiences and more.”

Tickets for the all-you-can-eat event are $25 during the Early-Bird window, $30 in advance and $35 at the door. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $60 and include early entry into the arena by 30 minutes, two complimentary drink tickets, exclusive access to the Vault Bar & Lounge for private seating, access to a VIP Express Lane at the main bar and a commemorative VIP Wingapalooza lanyard. Tickets to Wingapalooza are limited; guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Early-Bird tickets go on sale Tuesday, April 30 at 10 a.m. Advance ticket pricing starts Friday, May 10 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at www.selectaseat.com, by phone at 855-755-SEAT (7328), or in person at the Select-A-Seat Box Office at INTRUST Bank Arena. For more information on Wingapalooza, fans can visit www.intrustbankarena.com/wingapalooza.

Space is available for local restaurants and chefs who are interested in competing at Wingapalooza. Event sponsors include iHeart Media as the radio sponsor and KAKE-TV as the TV sponsor. Restaurants and businesses interested in participating or sponsoring can submit inquiries at www.intrustbankarena.com/wingapalooza.


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