SHORT- Nathan's Hot Dog

Wild Adventures Hosts Georgia State Qualifier for Nathan’s Hot Dogs

Valdosta, GA – Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. has a full plate Saturday, April 21 as the park hosts the Georgia State Qualifier for Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest for the second year.

“It's very exciting to be hosting the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier for the State of Georgia again,” said Jon Vigue, director of food and beverage. “We serve Nathan’s hot dogs for our guests every day, and this competition really spotlights our partnership.”


Professional Eaters from around the state of Georgia will compete for glory Saturday at Wild Adventures’ Lakeside Showplace where one male and one female winner will earn a seat at the ESPN-televised finals at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest.


The event begins at 1 p.m. with a kids' hot dog stacking contest followed by the state qualifying round at 2 p.m.


Admission to the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, the 2018 Flash Foods/Circle K Summer Concert Series and other park events are included with park admission or a 2018 Season Pass. Visit, or call (229) 219-7080 for more details.


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Wild Adventures is Valdosta’s 170-acre theme park, waterpark, animal park and concert venue all rolled into one, for one great price. Visit with the whole family to meet hundreds of exotic animals, enjoy spins, loops, drops and whirls of the largest ride collection in the South and slide, relax and stay cool in over a million gallons of fun at Splash Island Waterpark. Step into a world of adventure at your very own theme park right off Exit 13 on I-75.  An affordable, unforgettable family vacation is all yours where together, you’ll create memories that your family can’t wait to repeat.