4th annual Pizza Fest is subsequent month in Ankeny’s Prairie Path with Andy Grammer – Des Moines Register



You may need to hearken to his PEOPLE Music Lounge efficiency on repeat

You possibly can take pleasure in pizza for seven strong hours at this upcoming meals pageant in Ankeny.

The fourth annual Pizza Fest, a pageant devoted to all issues pizza, is happening from four to 11 p.m. June 1 on the new City Sq. Park close to The District in Ankeny’s Prairie Path.

Pageant-goers can style pizza and different meals from space pizzerias, eating places and meals truck distributors. Home and native craft beers, wine and specialty cocktails may even be accessible together with video games and reside music. Admission is free.

Extra: Pop singer Andy Grammer to play Ankeny’s Pizza Fest

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A Union Jack on The Flying Tomato crust from Wig & Pen in Ankeny.
A Union Jack on The Flying Tomato crust from Wig & Pen in Ankeny Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (Picture: Zach Boyden-Holmes, Zach Boyden-Holmes/Juice)

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Pizza contest

Pizza distributors will probably be vying for votes to be named the Better of the Fest 2019. Attendees can strive every meals vendor’s entry for $1. Together with pizza, entries will embody pizza corn canines, pizza-dillas, pizza mac and cheese, pizza egg rolls and different tasty pizza creations.

New this 12 months, meals vans may even be bringing their finest pizza creations. Votes are collected by textual content to find out the winner.

The Crab Rangoon pizza at Fong's in Des Moines.

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The Gabagool from Red Rossa Pizza in Clive.

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A large, one-topping sausage pizza from Hometown Pizza

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The Gabagool pizza from Red Rossa Pizza in Clive.

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The breakfast pizza with bacon from Casey's.

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Margherita pizza from Red Rossa Pizza in Clive.

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Pizzas in the wood fired oven at Red Rossa Pizza in

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The Crab Rangoon pizza at Fong's in Des Moines.

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The Taco Pizza at Hometown Pizza in West Des Moines.

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The Spicy Chicken & Spinach Flat Bread from Hometown

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An assortment of pizzas, flatbread and calzone from

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Baked potato pizza at Provisions Lot F in Ames.

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The Taco Pizza from Casey's.Taco Pizza at The Other Place.J Ben's Pizza at Simon's in Des Moines.

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A 12-inch pizza at 7 Stone comes with the caramelized

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Bianchi's Hilltop Restaurant in Des Moines serves Italian-AmericanPizza Napaletano at Centro in downtown Des Moines.

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A mac 'n' cheese pizza from Coach's Pizza in West Des

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Pizza cools after baking in the brick oven at the Cosi Cucina in Clive on Wednesday. The original owners of the popular restaurant are back at the helm after hearing of the previous owners' decision to sell the business.

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Pizza No. 3 at Eatery A in Des Moines.

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Felix and Oscar's is known for its authentic Chicago-style

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Gusto Pizza Co. features a roster of specialty pies.

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Florentine pizza from Luigi's Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

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A large Michael's Favorite pizza, with a slice of turtle cheesecake, and Romance red wine, served at Michael's Pizza, at 2629 Beaver Ave., Suite 13, in  Des Moines, on Friday, April 8, 2011.

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Try the Aunt Angie's Special at Paesano's Pizzeria

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A medium, thin crust pizza served at Pagliai's Pizza

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Pizza by the slice from Taste of New York Pizza  Tuesday,

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Villaggio Italian restaurant has opened in Urbandale.A  Union Jack on The Flying Tomato crust from Wig &

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Andy Grammer (Picture: Particular to the Register)

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The All Nighters, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Native band the All Nighters will probably be opening Pizza Fest on stage at 5:30 p.m. All Nighters is a enjoyable, new reside music duo performing trendy and traditional songs. The duo is made up of Jake Kemble and Halen Becker.

BS & the liars, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Native band BS & The Liars will probably be on stage at 7:30 p.m. Band members are Jason Smith (drums), Brad Seidenfeld (vocals), Nick Robertson (guitar), Jeremy Richards (bass) and Paul Hart (guitar).

Andy Grammer, 9:45 p.m.

Hit American singer and songwriter Andy Grammer will headline Pizza Fest. Grammer has taken the music world by storm with a succession of anthemic pop hits, six of that are licensed gold or higher. His debut album featured the platinum singles “Preserve Your Head Up” and “Fantastic By Me.”

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Mama’s 16-inch Carnivorous Cargo pizza ($21.95) at Mama Mia’s Pizzeria in Des Moines. (Picture: Danny Lawhon/The Register)

Extra pizza contests

Pizza Consuming Contest

Remember to register prematurely to point out the world you may eat essentially the most pizza on this timed occasion. Or you may simply watch and marvel the place they put all of it. 

The grand prize winner will take pleasure in free pizza all 12 months lengthy from Fong’s Pizza. The competitors is restricted to 10 members.

Child’s Dough Tossing Contest

Children 12 and below can compete within the Annual Pizza Fest Dough Tossing contest. The Fong’s grasp dough tosser will probably be instructing contestants the artwork of the toss with recent pizza crust, and the contestants can have the chance to point out off their newly discovered abilities by competing for 3 prizes.

Every contestant will get an genuine chef’s apron and chef’s hat so they’re all set to toss. Remember to enroll prematurely. The Dough Tossing Contest restricted to 25 members. 

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Gusto Pizza Co. encompasses a roster of specialty pies. (Picture: The Register)

Pizza Occasion Enjoyable Zone

The place only for youngsters, that includes video games and actions with prizes and enjoyable all afternoon starting at four p.m., when Pizza Fest opens.

Free Actions four to eight p.m.

Pepperoni ring tossMeatball tossGiant Yardzee & Jenga Short-term tattoo station and henna artistPizza Play Dough StationPizza cutter artSidewalk chalkFace portray Balloon twisters

The District’s Innovators Academy will probably be within the City Sq. with pizza enjoyable — take a look at the video video games with the pizza controller, play a pizza piano and expertise the science behind the way it all works with the STEM lecturers from Innovators Academy. 

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The breakfast pizza with bacon from Casey’s. (Picture: Register file picture)

Des Moines Kids’s Museum can have a giant tent with video games and experiences for youths and will probably be unveiling a brand new interactive touring show at Pizza Fest.

AR Workshop can have a tent within the Pizza Occasion Enjoyable Zone the place youngsters can have enjoyable with a make-n-take craft. Price is $5.

Consideration princesses and heroes

Meet the Snow Sisters, Polynesian Princess and Tremendous Hero from Storybook Adventures and the League of Heroes at Pizza Fest from four:30 to 7:30 p.m. Children can have enjoyable with these costumed characters in City Sq. Park and fogeys can snap photographs to share.

Sport Truck of Iowa

From four to 7 p.m., play your favourite online game with pals contained in the GameTruck of Iowa. The fee is $7 for 15-20 minutes. 

For more information about Pizza Fest, go to thedistrictpt.com/pizza-fest.

Pie 5 Pizza Co. has opened in Ankeny throughout from the Des Moines Space Neighborhood Faculty campus. (Picture: Pie 5/Particular to the Register)

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