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L.A. LIVEApril 29-30, 2023


Bringing the SoCal pizza community together and highlighting the diversity – in both geography and styles – that the region exemplifies. Fostering camaraderie and creativity among like-minded aficionados from San Diego, Long Beach, Dana Point, Costa Mesa, Hollywood, Santa Barbara and Arcadia. Through tastings, demos, classes and seminars, plus unique, one-off collaborations, Pizza City Fest: L.A. ushers in a new, annual tradition, stitching together the diverse regions and neighborhoods of Southern California’s multifaceted pizza quilt.

Los Angeles

April 29-30, 2023


The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE


Saturday12 – 5 p.m
Sunday12 – 5 p.m

About the Venue

L.A. LIVE is the sports and entertainment district that surrounds Arena and Microsoft Theater. The campus features sports and music venues, night clubs, restaurants, a bowling alley, museum and movie theater. L.A. LIVE is the premier destination for live entertainment in Downtown Los Angeles.

Shop Merch

We have a limited number of Pizza City Fest: L.A. official merch. If you can’t make it to the event, get the goods here!

Get the Guided Tour

Pizza City doughcents will guide you to some of the best styles of L.A.’s best pizza in about three hours. Tours are by foot, and you’ll learn about the history and meet some of the pizzaiolos behind a few of the city’s best pies.

Charity partner

Careers through the Culinary Arts Program, or C-CAP, is a workforce development nonprofit that provides underserved teens a pathway to success. C-CAP provides culinary, job and life skills to over 20,000 middle-and-high school students in seven regions across the United States: New York City, Newark, Philadelphia and Camden, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington DC/Maryland/Northern Virginia and Arizona.  Founded in 1990, they have awarded students $66 million in culinary scholarships and over $5 million in supplies and equipment to classrooms.

Can I leave and re-enter?

Once you leave the festival grounds there will be no readmittance.

Can I bring a pet?

Pets will not be allowed to enter the festival.

Is there parking onsite?

Parking is available on-site at L.A. LIVE, for more information please visit:

Is the event indoors or outdoors?

A little bit of both! Most of the event space is covered. Some of the pizzerias will be available outside.

I’d like to bring my child, are they allowed, and do I need to buy them a ticket?

Children age 3 and older require a ticket. Under age 3 is free, accompanied by a paid adult.

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