Park Ridge will enjoy saucy toppings, cool tunes and more at the inaugural Park Ridge Pizza Fest on Friday and Saturday, September 7-8.
Presented by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, this post-Labor Day community celebration will take place in downtown Park Ridge at the intersections of South Prospect and Summit Avenues in the shadow of the art deco movie Pickwick Theatre, a press release states.
In addition to pies (Caponie's Trattoria and Beggars Pizza are among the vendors) and a kids' area with inflatables and crafts, Friday night's music stage headliner is legendary Brit rockers Foghat while on Saturday it's acclaimed guitarist Daryl Stuermer of Genesis/Phil Collins fame.
Fest hours are 5 p.m.-11 p.m. on Friday, and Noon-11 p.m. on Saturday. The suggested gate donation is $5.
Friday, Sept. 7
- 6 p.m. Diving for Dynamite (party rock)
- 8:30 p.m. Foghat
Saturday, September 8
- Noon Serendipity (female pop/dance band)
- 1:30 p.m. TBA
- 3:30 p.m. TBA
- 5:45 p.m. JakTripper (rock)
- 8:15 p.m. Daryl Stuermer
Information submitted by Special Events Management.