Contest Staging for Nathan’s Famous

Since 2010, McLaren Engineering Group has inspected and engineered the staging structures for Nathan’s Famous annual spectacle of competitive entertainment — the Fourth of July Hot Dog-Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York. The event is presented on an extravagant stage complete with colorful live announcers and an overall party atmosphere.

Every year the setup is revised to reflect the current needs of the contest and McLaren ensures the new temporary staging design can safely support its intended use. Our inspection work has included the main stage, judges platform, press stage, and media platform all furnished by our clients (Stillwell Partners and Steeldeck NY, Inc.) over the years.