Local Tampa Bay hot dog eating contests for you to join

You could be the next Joey Chestnut!

We watch the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest EVERY July 4th, but have you ever wanted to compete?

You may not be at the level to go up against the Joey chestnut’s of the world, but you could battle it our with other locals in Tampa Bay!

There are three local contests you can jump into this year!

18th Annual Hot Dog Eating contest at Crowbar:

Wednesday July 3rd at 7pm. (1812 N 17th St, Ybor City, FL 33605) Follow Facebook for event info.

2nd Annual Hot Dog Eating contest at The Floridian Social in St. Pete:

July 4th at 4pm (687 Central Ave)

Will include a grand prize of $500! More info on the event page.

2024 Hot Dog Eating contest at Armature Works:

July 4th at 6:30pm (1910 North Ola Avenue Tampa, FL 33602)

Winner to receive $500 with a championship belt, 2nd & 3rd to receive $100 & all competitors get a t-shirt.

More info on their official event page.

Get ready to down some glizzys!



Hi! My name is Sam and I was born and raised in Saint Petersburg FL, attending St. Pete High (Go Green Devils!) and USF (Go Bulls!).

Comments on this article
On AirMy Magic 94.9 - Tampa Bay's Best Music Logo

mobile apps

Everything you love about mymagic949.com and more! Tap on any of the buttons below to download our app.

amazon alexa

Enable our Skill today to listen live at home on your Alexa Devices!