The 2018 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest will take place in Coney Island from 11am to 1 pm on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The annual contest, an American holiday tradition, will be held at Nathan’s Famous flagship restaurant at the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Brooklyn, NY.
Pre-show festivities will begin at 10:00 am with performances by a variety of musical and dance acts. The women’s competition began at 11:00 am, while the men’s competition will start at 12:30 pm. Some 30,000 fans are expected to attend.