News 12, a local cablevision news network will be filming a shoot of the pizza activities in the morning. They will be interviewing some of the pizza finalists; filming pizza related activities and watching the kids make mini-pies. Pizza Pup, the official mascot of the Long Island Pizza Festival will be on hand to assist the children. Joe Carlucci, World Champion Pizza Acrobat will perform an entertaining display of pizza dough tossing.
The Long Island Mini Pizza Party is free to the public to attend. Adventureland Amusement Park opens at 12 noon. Kiddie rides will be open that day, pay-one-price bracelets to go on the rides are additional. Early attendees may be selected from the crowd to participate in the TV filming.
So, who makes the best pizza on Long Island? You decide! You can vote for your favorite pizza now. Votes are being collected online at LongIsland.com,
The Best Pizza on Long Island competition presented by 101.1 Jack FM is an annual charity event put together to support local pizza shops and to raise money to feed the hungry on Long Island. The competition includes the pizza contest, bake-off and final judging which takes place at the upcoming Long Island Pizza Festival.
The pizzerias with the most votes are invited down for the bake-off and final judging at the Long Island Pizza Festival. The Long Island Pizza Festival takes place on Saturday, October 7, 2006 at Adventureland Amusement Park in Farmingdale from 12-6pm, rain or shine. Admission is free. Pizza related activities include pizza sampling, acrobatic dough toss, pizza eating contest, mini-pie making for the children, a kids' talent show as well as the bake-off and final judging to determine who makes the Best Pizza on Long Island, New York.
The Best Pizza on Long Island Competition is presented by 101.1 Jack FM. Co-sponsors include Optimum, Cremosa Food Distributors, Marsal and Sons Pizza Ovens, The World Champions Pizza Acrobats, Party Pizzazz, The Printing Experience, BBA Photography, Adventureland Amusement Park, Pizza Pup and LongIsland.com all play a contributing role in making this event a success each year. The event benefits Island Harvest and Long Island Cares, non-profit organizations dedicated to feeding the hungry on Long Island New York.
Adventureland Amusement Park
2245 Route 110
Farmingdale, NY 11725
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