Wing Fest 2017 is just around the corner and on Wednesday a press conference was help to talk about the event and what's coming this year. The 16th Annual Nation Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival return to Coca-Cola Field over Labor Day weekend and will draw people from all over the country and world!

The festival will have all the fan favorites from sauce competitions to chicken wing bobbing in blue cheese, but this year they've also added a few new features sure to please.

Saturday night, WNY's own Eric Van Houten will hit the stage at 7:30pm to help wrap up a day of wings up and start the night of partying. Local band Ransomville will open for him.

This year you can also become a Ninja Warrior...or at least try to be one. Buffalo Ninja Challenge will be open for all attendees to try for the length of the festival! The course will contain 5 challenges for you to try for $5 and  be hosted by Season 5 competitor Patrick Hall!

2017 NATIONAL BUFFALO WING FESTIVAL

Saturday, Sept. 2nd      noon – 9pm
Sunday,    Sept. 3rd       noon – 7pm

Coca-Cola Field
1 James D Griffin Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14203

To learn more about the Wing Fest click HERE.