Wingstock 2016

October 29, 2016

11am - 5pm

Mesa Amphitheatre
263 N. Center Street

Where Music & Chicken Meat the hottest festival in the Valley! Wingstock brings together restaurants, live music, contests, beer and more!  Valley restaurants have the opportunity to showcase their best chicken wing recipes and compete for the title "Wingstock King of Wings"!

WINGSTOCK is moving to the fall and expanding again!

Join us on October 29th for the biggest Wingstock yet!  More wings, more music, more contests... 

TBD In Advance*
TBD  Day of the event*

VIP Tickets - Price and details coming soon!

Wing coupons will be available at the event

Age 10 & under - FREE with paid adult

One wing coupon is valid for 1 wing

Tickets on sale July 20 at

Winstock will kick off with a Halloween activity for the Kids!
Regular admission ticket required

Interested in partcipating in the Wing Eating ContestThere are a limited number of spots available. You can register in advance online, or the day of the event, if space is still available. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! Registration will take place in Summer 2016 at


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HENdrix, the Wingstock mascot

Participating RestaurantsWingstock Trophy

If you are a restaurant interested in participating in Wingstock 2016 on October 29, please check out the Vendor Information tab below.

Come to Wingstock 2016 to try the best chicken wings from valley restaurants!

Participating Restaurants, Wingstock 2016

ATL Wings logo
ATL Wings
WINNER 2013, 2014 & 2015 KING OF WINGS

70 W Warner Rd., #100, Chandler
Diamonds logo Diamond's Sports Grille

161 N. Centennial Way

On The Green Logo

On The Green Sports Grill

801 S. Power Road, Mesa

Monastery Mesa

The Monastery Mesa

4810 E McKellips

More Restaurants Coming Soon!


Entertainment, Contests and Kids Zone


Wingstock features live local bands playing throughout the day.  In 2015 we added a second stage and even more great live music!  Check out who played last year, and check back often to see what the line up will be for Wingstock 2016!

Contest Information
Kids Zone and Easter Egg Hunt

Thank you to our 2015 Bands!

Amphitheatre Stage, in order of appearance

Dan Grimm

Dan Grimm

Hailing originally from southern Minnesota, Dan Grimm is a singer/songwriter who has been performing since childhood.  In the summer of 2007, with only a one way plane ticket a guitar and a few harmonicas, Dan headed west.  He's been performing in the Phoenix area ever since.  "Looking Down the Avenues" is Dan's first solo album recorded and released in 2009.  Dan is currently working on his second album to be released in 2016.


Johnny Anonymous
Johnny Anonymous logo

Back for the 5th year, Johnny Anonymous has become a mainstay at Wingstock!

Johnny Anonymous is the premiere party band in Arizona!  Entertaining the crowds non-stop with great hits from the past and present, there's no stop to the fun and energy when JA takes the stage!  Get ready to dance, clap and sing a-long - and have your requests ready.


Laura Walsh image


Laura Walsh

Nashville recording artist and Arizona native Laura Walsh is making a name for herself in the Valley, performing at venues such as Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill, Tempe Marketplace, Handlebar J, Hard Rock Cafe and many more!  Laura will bring a new sound to Wingstock, which attendees are sure to love!

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Lawn Stage, in order of appearance


In March of 2014 UFN played their first show at a local pub, and they haven't stopped since.  The end of 2014 brought big opportunities as they competed in & won Alice Cooper's annual Proof Is In the Pudding competition, earning the chance to play at Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding at Comerica Theatre with Alice himself, Night Ranger, & others.  We welcome UFN to Wingstock 2015!


Ashley Wineland Ashley Wineland

Whether she is singing and performing, raising money to help veterans, or donating her time to animal welfare organizations, 16-year-old Ashley Wineland is leaving an impression on everybody with whom she crosses paths.  Ashley first made a splash in the Southwestern music scene with the release of her patriotic song, "Red, White and Blue", which honored the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces. Not only did the video for the song rack up nearly 50,000 hits on her YouTube channel, Ashley also decided to donate all of the song's proceeds to various charities supporting veterans.


Wing Eating Contest 2011

5 pounds of wings... and the clock is ticking...

Who can consume the most!?
You won't want to miss Wingstock's annual Wing Eating Contest!

Participation in the wing eating contest is limited.  Cost to enter is $25 per person.  Entry fee is non-refundable.  You can register in advance online, or the day of the event, if space is still available. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! Register at

You must check in at the wing coupon window when you arrive at the event.  Any participants who are not checked in within 30 minutes of the start time of the contest will be considered no-shows and their spots will be given to others.  You will be required to sign a waiver upon check-in.  Participation is at your own risk.

Wing Eating Contest Countdown
We've added more contests for Wingstock 2015!

The Lawn Stage will feature some new contests for 2015! You'll have to wait to see what they are, but you'd better be practicing your chicken dance!


Kids Zone!

Bring the kids!  There will be a FREE Kids Zone with bounce houses, a face painter and fun!

Kids 10 and under get free admission with a paid adult.

Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners!

By becoming a sponsor of Wingstock 2016 you will gain exposure leading up to and at the event, to Valley residents who enjoy good food, entertainment and fun!  If you would like to have your company become involved with Wingstock 2016, please e-mail

Thank you to our partners:

Welcome Desert Wind Harley-Davidson as the Official Ride Sponsor of Wingstock 2016

Desert Wind Harley-Davidson

City of Mesa Logo Mesa Amphitheatre Logo
Visit Mesa  
  Catapult Logo    
Wingstock is proud to support Local Charities.


Wingstock  Past Events

Wingstock, April 4, 2015  
Participating Restaurants 2015         Live Entertainment 2015
Johnny Anonymous
Laura Walsh
Dan Grimm
Blasted Barley UFN
Cogburn's Big Wings Ashley Wineland
Dave & Busters Tempe  
Diamond's Sports Grille  
The Draft Sports Grill  
Fat Tuesday  
Hurricane Grill & Wings  
Moonshine Whiskey Bar  
On The Green Sports Grill  
Uncle Bears Brewery  
Wingstock, April 19, 2014  
Participating Restaurants 2014         Live Entertainment 2014
Johnny Anonymous
Laura Walsh
Cogburn's Big Wings The Guitarnauts
Diamond's Sports Grille  
Native New Yorker, Brown Rd., Mesa  
Uncle Bear's Brew House Grill  
Cogburn's Big Wings  
Fat Tuesday  
The Vine Tavern & Eatery  
On The Green Sports Grill  
The Stadium Club  
House of Brews  
Phil the Grill  
Dave & Buster's  
Wingstock, March 30, 2013  
Participating Restaurants 2013         Live Entertainment 2013
ATL Wings - WINNER Johnny Anonymous
Cogburn's Big Wings - HOTTEST WINGS RUST
Buffalo Wild Wings D.L. Marble
Diamond's Sports Grille Kaci Carpenter
Native New Yorker, Brown Rd., Mesa  
The Hungry Monk  
The Reef  
Wingstock, April 7, 2012  
Participating Restaurants 2012 Live Entertainment 2012
Native New Yorker, Brown Rd., Mesa - WINNER Pete and the Shortcummings
Teakwoods Tavern & Grill - HOTTEST WINGS Pete and the Shortcummings logo
NY Boyz Subz & Wingz
Diamond's Sports Grille
Long Wongs on Stapley Johnny Anonymous
Cactus Moon Mesa Johnny Anonymous logo
Jimbo's Good Time Grill
The Tilted Kilt
Cogburn's Big Wings Darkness Dear Boy
Fat Willy's Family Sports Grill Darkness Dear Boys
Antar's Sports Bistro
Wingstock, April 9, 2011  
Participating Restaurants 2011         Live Entertainment 2011
NY Boyz Subz and Wingz - WINNER! Pete and the Shortcummings
Cactus Moon Sludge's Build A Band
Diamonds Sports Grille Johnny Anonymous
Fat Willy's Family Sports Grill  
Long Wongs  
Native New Yorker  
Wing Stop  



Directions and Parking

Mesa Amphitheatre is the location for Wingstock 2012.
263 North Center Street, Mesa AZ  85201

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Parking is available in the Main Parking lot of the Amphitheatre.  Additional parking is available in the parking garage located on Centennial Way, with easy walking access to the Amphitheatre:

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Contact one of the Wingnutz

The committee who plans this fun festival, the Wingnutz, can answer any questions you may have.

General Information/Questions:
e-mail or call 480-271-4522




Wing Vendor Information

Do you own a restaurant?
Do you serve the BEST wings in the Valley and want to prove it?

We invite you to participate in this fun day full of live music, contests, beer, and most importantly - wings!

By participating in Wingstock 2016 you will receive exposure across the Valley through varied advertising mediums leading up to and at the event including our event website, print, television and radio ads.  And, you can distribute menus and coupons during the event.

Wing Vendor Application - 2016 Application now available!

To receive a vendor application, call 480-271-4522, email or contact Karen Davis at or 480-644-3566, or Dyan Dwyer Seaburg at or 480-644-2171 for more information.

Non Wing Vendor Information

There are a limited number of vendor spaces available for non-food vendors.  Contact for more information.

Sponsorship Information

Do you agree that Wingstock is the hottest festival in the Valley, and wing-lovers are awesome people!?  Then you want to be part of this fun day!  Please contact Dyan at if you are interested in sponsorship opportunities.

Volunteer Application

Do you also agree that Wingstock is the hottest festival in the Valley, and wing-lovers are awesome people!?  Then you may want to be part of this fun day as a volunteer!  College students, and responsible teens are invited to volunteer.  Information will be posted in Summer 2016.

Entertainment Application

Thank you for your interest in performing at Wingstock 2016!  Entertainment applications will be posted on-line in Summer 2016.