WingFest 2023

Saturday, July 22, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.   

Haymarket Park

Lincoln’s best chicken wings together for a great cause.

Bring the family for an evening of amazing wings, live music and competition for the title of Lincoln’s Best Wing!


Tickets coming soon!

If you love wings, you’re going to love WingFest!

Our volunteer committee seeks out the best wings in Lincoln, Nebraska so that you can taste them all during the best outdoor summer event of the year.

Plus, it’s all for a good cause.

All proceeds go to support Creative Learning Spaces in Lincoln and Lancaster County. Funds from WingFest 2019 helped Norwood Park Community Learning Center enhance their learning environment by providing educational materials, alternative seating options and more!

Two awards are up for grabs:

Judges’ Choice chosen by our wingsperts.
People’s Choice chosen by you!

Emerging Leaders United logo

WingFest is put on by United Way Emerging Leaders United. Members of Emerging Leaders United are in their 20s, 30s and 40s and make an annual gift of $500 or more to ENGAGE.EMPOWER.GRADUATE.

2022 WingFest Steering Committee

Brian Bailey, Chair
Everlake Life

Ashton Wyrick, Vice Chair
Bryan Health

Adam Barrickman

Michelle Bring
United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County

Mark Feit
CHAD (Combined Health Agencies Drive)

Todd Hall
United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County

Erin Hart
Duncan Aviation

Taylor Hunt
Union Bank & Trust

Chad Ladwig
Duncan Aviation

Whitney Lake
Union Bank & Trust

Ashley Martin

Kaela Paseka
Duncan Aviation

Stephanie Rodriguez

Jay Rose
U.S. Bank

Peter Schnake
United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County