Tickets are now on-sale for what has become one of the most popular food festivals in all of Arizona, the Phoenix Pizza Festival. Over 8,000 pizza lovers came to Downtown Phoenix last year when the festival was the first to return to Margaret T. Hance Park after the pandemic that returns to the park on Saturday and Sunday November 12-13th.
Festival goers can expect much of the same as organizer have found the right recipe for success. 15-20 pizza makers, dessert food trucks, more food vendors, lawn games and live music are lined up for the two day event. The list of pizza makers is still being compiled but you can bet it will be some Arizona’s best. Thin crust, thick crust, NYC style, tavern style and more will be sold by the slice or by the pie. Last year had Lou Malnati’s, Hot Daisy, Sloth Pizza and D’Amico were just a few serving it up. Local craft beers will be available for purchase to go with your pizza.
More than 6 bands including The Sugar Thieves and Mississippi Nova will take the stage to entertain attendees. The Phoenix Pizza Festival has again partnered with Downtown Phoenix Inc. as beneficiary. DPI promotes the revitalization of downtown by supporting events and local businesses.
A limited amount of tickets are available each day and can only be purchased online for $16 with kids 5 and under free. Margaret T. Hance Park is easily accessible by light rail, car and those on bikes can have their bike checked by bike valet, Phoenix Spokes People. Hours are 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. – 4p.m. on Sunday. Margaret T. Hance Park is at 1202 N. 3rd St. Phoenix 85004.Follow me.