We are happy to partner once again with the
City of Akron and
to bring you the 2nd
Akron PIZZA Fest!

Friday September 3rd 2021, 5-11pm
Saturday September 4th 2021, Noon-11pm
Sunday September 5th 2021, Noon-8pm

The Akron PIZZA Fest is a 3-day Food and Music Festival
featuring Pizza Parlors from all over the Akron-Canton Area, Live Music, Pizza Eating Contests,
Free-to-play Cornhole, Kids Land and much more.

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  • Individual Slices or Whole Pies for Sale

  • Live Music

  • Adult Beverages (21 and over) - Beer, Wine, & Mixed Drinks

  • Rides & Activities for Kids and Adults

  • Pizza Eating Contest (Registration Required)

  • Free-to-Play Cornhole

  • Free Parking

  • Dining Hall with A/C

  • Affordable Fun:
    Admission - Friday,
    Saturday and Sunday
    -$5 Adult, 18 and over
    -$2 age 10 to 17
    -Free 9 and under
    -$3 Students with current College ID

  • Convenient Location (Lock 3 in Downtown Akron)

  • Prohibited Items:

    • Coolers

    • Carry-in Alcohol & Soft Drinks

    • Glass Bottles

    • Handbills, Banners, Petitioning or Solicitation

    • Portable Stereos, Recording Devices or Megaphones

    • Laser Pointers

    • Offensive Language

    • Pets & Therapy Animals

    • Remote Control Drones or Cars

    • Firearms

What is a PIZZA fest?

A 3-day Food and Music Festival featuring pizza parlors from all over the Akron area. Each Pizza vendor will be selling individual slices and whole pies giving attendee's the unique opportunity to try several different places.

Admission covers all entertainment - near continuous live music, free Corn Hole play, and much more!!!! BOGO admission Saturday noon to 5 and all day Sunday.

See you there !!


Park free at the Summit County Parking Deck on High Street, the O'Neil’s Parking Deck on State Street and the Cascade Parking Facility off of Mill Street. Surface lots are located on W. Bowery Street west of Main Street.

A d m i s s i o n

Friday is free until 4pm. Saturday BOGO until 5pm and Sunday BOGO all day. Admission at the gate will be $5 for Adults (18 and over), $3 for College Students with current College ID, $2 for Tweeners (ages 10 to 17), & 9 and under are FREE!

Enter at the South Main Street entrance, O'Neil’s Parking Deck entrance, or the Lock4 entrance.

For the Kids !

A little something for everyone including the kids. Inflatable bounce house and slide and other fun activities should give a smile to everyone in the family. Cost per ride or jump will be posted. WEATHER PERMITTING

First Aid !

First Aid will be found near the Kids Zone area.


Pets are not permitted, leave your pets at home. "Therapy Animals" are not permitted, leave them at home too. However, Service Dogs are allowed to enter but MUST be leashed at all times. Service Dogs are those that have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability. We have the right to ask you what task your Service Dog performs for you.

Under Title III of the ADA, if a disability prevents the person from using a harness, leash or other tether or if a harness, leash or other tether would interfere with the service animal's safe, effective performance of work or tasks, then the animal's handler must maintain control of the service animal through other effective means, such as voice control or signals.

Blood Donations

Vitalant will be onsite, and will have giveaways for blood donations

PIZZA Eating Contest

Add to your experience at the PIZZA Fest and sign up for the PIZZA Eating Contest. Walk-up registration is also available on site but space is limited.

Our 2021 PIZZA Vendors

Our 2021 Sponsors

In the News!

Listen to Bill Wills of WTAM learn about the Akron PIZZAfest 5 minute chat on food events for 2021.

Read the article that Cleveland.com has written about our 2021 event.

Read Marc Bona's article on the upcoming 2021 Akron PIZZAfest.

Akron Beacon Journal's article of our 2019's event!

Akron Beacon Journal's photo gallery of 2019's event!

The Buchtelite article of 2019's event.

Interested in Being a Vendor, Performer, or Sponsor? Let Us Know.

Contact Us

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P.O. Box 16642
Rocky River, OH 44116-16642