Weekend hot ticket: Pizza Palooza

SYLVANIA, Ohio (13abc Action News) - It's an annual signpost of summer. The annual Pizza Palooza festival heats up with pizza competition July 21 and 22 at Centennial Terrace.

More than 12,000 fans are expected to enjoy pizza, music and other refreshments. Local bands perform next Friday and Saturday nights. Those attending will be able to vote for their favorite pizza. New this year will be electronic voting and a hydration station including misting fans and cool water.

Pizza makers include Amie's Pizza Factory, Bambino's Pizza & Subs, Cameo Pizza, Charlie's Homemade Pizza, J-Cups Pizza, Jet's Pizza, Mama Mary's and Vito's Pizza and Subs. 13abc is one of the media sponsors for the event which takes place Friday from 5:00-11:00pm and Saturday July 22 from 4:00pm-11:00pm.