The cozy and picturesque near-northwest suburb of Park Ridge will celebrate its hometown charms with 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 palace that is the Pickwick Theatre.
In addition to pies (Georgio's, Caponie's Trattoria and Beggars are among the pizza 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 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. on Friday, and Noon-10:00 p.m. on Saturday. The suggested gate donation is $5. For more/updates visit www.chicagoevents.com;
773.868.3010. The fest's UPDATED music stage lineup is:
6:00pm Diving for Dynamite (party rock)
Saturday, September 8
Noon Serendipity (female pop/danceband)
1:30pm Dario's Dueling Pianos
3:30pm Imposter Radio (pop/rock)
5:45pm JakTripper (rock)
8:15pm Daryl Stuermer