Wingfest scheduled for this Saturday

AMSTERDAM — Seventeen city businesses will provide more than 20 types of chicken wings from 1 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the city’s first Wingfest.

Food, drink specials, live music, giveaways, contests, and more will take place throughout the day.

Participants will pay 50 cents for a wing sample at each location and vote at the end for their favorite wings, and winners will receive a trophy for the best wing in the city. Also, awards will be given out for a variety of different wing categories such as most unusual and hottest wings.

Participants will have a full wing guide and map available online and at any participating location with a list of all the wings, entertainment, specials and a map of participating locations.

Participating locations will be the Rockton House, La Piazza Social Club, Parillo’s Armory Grill, Herks Tavern, Russo’s Bar and Grill, Bosco’s Family Restaurant, DomAdi’s Deli, Girard’s, L’Utimo Osteria, Mary Jane’s Market, Sharpshooters, Marcellino Piazza, Shortys Southside Tavern, Good Fellas Pizzeria, Damlicious Grille, Miss Blues Pet Boutique and Puppy Ice Cream, and Sticker Mule.

The city of Amsterdam’s tourism, marketing and recreation department will present the WingFest, sponsored by Main Motorcar.

For more information, call (518) 841-4307 or email mpawlik@amsterdamny.gov.

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