Eat some of Dayton’s tastiest chicken wings in one spot TODAY

The Fraze Pavilion will be the hottest place to be this weekend as the Seventh Annual Kickin' Chicken Wing Fest kicks off its celebration of some of the best in chicken wings in the Miami Valley. 

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Each vendor will have wings for the snacking for $3 for 2-3 wings a pop. Beverages for adults and kids alike will be available to help you refreshingly wash your chicken bounty down between booths. 

While you partake in the chicken wing bonanza, live music begins on the Fraze stage at 3 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs, but leave your coolers, backpacks and pets at home.

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So if you like bold food, rockin’ music and a hearty party, then you’ll love this festival. In partnership with the Miami Valley Restaurant Association, this event is sure to offer plenty of mouth-watering flavors. 

This year's vendors and menus include: 

Amber Rose 

Blueberry BBQ chicken wings, 3 wings for $3 

Sweet & spicy Thai BBQ chicken wings, 3 wings for $3 

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Cilantro lime wings, 3 wings for $3 

Korean BBQ pork wings, 3 wings for $4 (Who knew Pigs Could Fly) 

Queso cheese bacon fries Lg, $6 

Buffalo mac and cheese, $4 

Fresh strawberry topped fried Twinkie, $3 

Archer’s Tavern 

With your choice of sauce: archer’s style, sweet bbq, destroyer (hot sauce), dry rub, 3 wings for $3 

Basil’s on Market Dayton 

Sweet chili teriyaki wings, 3 wings for $3 

Blaze hot wings, 3 wings for $3 

Boneless wings with dry rub and southewest rub, 3 wings for $3 

Corn on the cob, 3 wings for $3 

Buffalo chicken dip with chips, 3 wings for $3 

Basil’s on Market South 

Blazing hot wings, 3 wings for $3 

Chili lime wings, 3 wings for $3 

Southwest boneless wings with dry rub, 3 wings for $3 

Buffalo Chicken Dip with Chips $5 

BBQ Spice Corn on the Cob $ 3 

Will Nick’s wings defend its best wings title? . (Staff photo by Ken-Yon Hardy)

Buckin Donkey 

Wings $1 each 

Crabby Dip $5 

Deg’s Chicken 

Dare it, 3 wings for $3 

Peri Peri BBQ, 3 wings for $3  

Classic Wing Peri Peri, 3 wings for $3 

Variety (one of each flavor), 3 wings for $3 

$2 Boneless Chunks 

Classic Wing Peri Peri 

$2 Side 

Mashed Potatoes/gravy 

Brown Rice 

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Dewberry 1850 

Pastrami spiced dry rubbed chicken wings, 3 wings for $3 

Brown sugar, maple syrup glaze 

Pineapple, jalapeno, corn relish, $2 

Collard Greens, $2 

The Dock 

Sauce choices: bbq, jerk bbq, spicy, and inferno, 3 wings for $4 

Cheesy buffalo chicken dip with tortilla chips, $4 

Homemade Cole Slaw, $2 

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El Meson 

Honey lime cajun wings, 3 wings for $3 

Tequila lime wings, 3 wings for $4 

Blackberry honey jalapeno wings, 3 wings for $4 

Boneless BBQ wing slider, $3 

Chicken empanada, $4 

Arepa, $6 

Sweet and Sour Slaw, $4 

Churros, 3 for $5  

The food at Lock 27 in downtown Dayton. Pictured: smoked chicken wings with a sriracha blue cheese and a hot sauce. Photo by Amelia Robinson (Photo: Amelia Robinson)


Chicken Wings, 3 wings for $3 

Sauce Choices: creamy lemon pepper, strawberry habanero, maple bourbon, Italian

Spicy garlic Parmesan boneless, $4 

Maple Bourbon Cone, $6 

Chocolate Covered Cannoli, $3 

Garlic Parmesan Corn on the Cob, $3 

Buffalo Chicken Pizza, $5 


3 Wings for $3 

Chunks for $3 

Sauce choices: dry rub, nick’s secret sweet hot damn, fire in the hole, general zen’s, on the fence, bourbon bbq, sweet bbq, spicy garlic, buffalo dry rub, parmesan garlic dry rub

Mushrooms, $3 

Sidewinders, $3 

Cheesesticks, $3 

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Pies and Pints 

$4 for 3 Char-grilled Hot Wings & A Side of House Made Creamy Gorgonzola 

You told us Bunkers serves the best chicken wings in the Dayton area. It's hard to disagree. JIM INGRAM/STAFF (HANDOUT)

Primanti Brothers 

Sauce choices: spicy garlic, sweet heat, Parmesan horsey sauce, 3 wings for $3

Terror fries, $2 

Hand-cut fries, $1 

Coleslaw, $1 

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Romer’s Bar and Grill 

3 wings for $3 (boneless and bone-in) 

Our Famous Turkey Balls, 2 for $2 

Homemade cole slaw, $2 

Celery with Ranch or Bleu Cheese, $2 

Sauce choices: aftershock, hot, hot bbq, medium, spicy garlic, Asian persuasion, Carolina gold, mild, dry rub, Cajun

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1776 Grill 

Jumbo, Grilled Wings $1 Each 

Sauce choices: honey hot sauce, honey bbq sauce, teriyaki glazed or alfredo

Buffalo chicken dip & chips, $6 

Bacon stuffed garlic toast grilled cheese, $6 

Assorted Chips, $1

Pies and Pints Pizza and Craft Beer’s signature wings took home the award for best wings at 2014’s Kickin’ Chicken Wing Festival. They’ll defend their title again this year on July 9 at the Fraze Pavilion. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Want to go? 

WHAT: Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest 

WHEN: 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14 

WHERE: Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering 

COST: Free entry, extra cost for wings and beverages 

INFO: FacebookWebsite

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