2nd annual Pizza Throwdown to held Aug. 15 in Detroit's Eastern Market

Posted at 10:54 AM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 10:54:03-04

The second annual Pizza Throwdown presented by Villa Pozzi Wines is coming to Eastern Market on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

Hosted by Dine Drink Detroit and Fontana Events, along with Jason Hall of RiDetroit, the evening focuses on all things pizza, a gathering of all that is pizza under one roof. During the Throwdown thousands of people will be able to sample pizza from some of the city's best pizza makers. The festive event allows guests to peruse and sample the region’s best, original, and most unique pizzas from a host of restaurants and chefs, and features music and entertainment, games, and photos with Hooper from the Detroit Pistons. The Pizza Throwdown is happening in conjunction with Eastern Market’s Night Market, for an evening of open-air revelry.

Participating restaurants include: 925 Social; Novella’s Stone Fired Pizza; Brass Rail Pizza Bar; Detroit Style Pizza Company; Michigan & Trumbull; Wood Fired Up; Mootz Pizzeria & Bar; Mike’s Pizza Bar; Chubby Charlies Pizza; and Green Lantern Pizza.

General admission tickets include: (1) drink ticket for wine, beer, specialty cocktail, or soda; (1) voucher for a slice of pizza from any vendor; plus entertainment, and access to a dozen pizzerias offering slices for purchase. Tickets for the VIP experience include: an extra exclusive hour of Pizza tasting, two (2) complimentary pizza slices from your choice of pizza makers, two (2) complimentary beverages. Or grab your friends for the Pizza Party Pack admission: Entry for (4) people; plus (4) drink ticket for wine, beer, specialty cocktail, or soda; (4) vouchers for a slice of pizza from any vendor.

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