5 reasons you don’t want to miss SliceFest 2021, Oct. 2

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SliceFest 2021 musicians onstage
It may be cheesy, but you’ll definitely want a pizza this event. Photo via SliceFest

Birmingham’s biggest food and music block party is back—and trust me, you’ll want a slice of this. The ninth annual SliceFest brings together our favorite things: live music, amazing food and drinks and supporting local. Check out why SliceFest 2021 is a must-attend event and get your tix today.

1. SliceFest is a beloved Birmingham event

SliceFest 2021 musician on stage
Get ready to groove allll day long. Photo via SliceFest

This is the ninth annual SliceFest, and it’ll be better than ever. Birmingham’s largest block party is a celebration of everything we love, from delish pizza to amazing music, all in the front yard of Slice Pizza and Brewhouse in the Lakeview District.

SliceFest began in 2011 as a celebration of Slice Pizza & Brewhouse’s one-year anniversary and now, they’re one of Birmingham’s can’t-miss events.

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 2 | 3PM-midnight
  • Where: 29 St S in the Lakeview District
  • Price: General Admission – $35 in advance, $40 at the gate | VIP Admission – $150 | Children 12 and under – Free
  • Tickets

2. There will be great drinks + pizza… duh

Pizza and beer from Slice
Dig into this. Photo via SliceFest

Of course, pizza is an essential part of SliceFest. Feast on tasty bites from one of our favorite pizza spots at the Lakeview location of Slice. Wash it all down with refreshing drinks from SliceFest’s sponsors, Michelob Ultra, Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer, Birmingham Budweiser, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, United-Johnson Brothers of Alabama and Coca-Cola United..

Wanna live the VIP life? VIP tickets will get you access to the exclusive Tito’s Handmade Vodka VIP area, complete with a private bar and fantastic catered food. PS—VIP tickets sell out every year, so get your hands on yours today.

3. There’s a killer live music lineup

SliceFest music lineup
I cannot wait for this lineup. Photo via SliceFest

Is there anything better than a Saturday with amazing live music? SliceFest 2021 has an awesome lineup with everything from Southern rock and jam band originals to New Orleans’ brass sounds and funk. Here’s a look at the lineup:

  • Hedonistas | Atlanta-based five-piece soul/pop/rock band | 4PM
  • The Talismen | Montgomery-based band with rock/funk/jamprov original sound | 5:30PM
  • The Stooges Brass Band | New Orleans-based band with jazz and hip-hop beats | 7:30PM
  • JJ Grey & Mofro | Jacksonville-based band described as a “soulful cross between Southern rock and classic blues” | 9:30PM

“SliceFest has always celebrated live music, so this year it means more than ever to be able to host this event for the Birmingham community in honor of their support of Slice Pizza over the years.”

Jason Bajalieh, Slice Pizza, Co-Owner

4. There’s something fun for everyone

Birmingham music festival
Delish pizza comin’ right up. Photo via SliceFest

No need to leave the kids at home for the day—SliceFest 2021 is a family-friendly event. There’s something for everyone, including a petting zoo, face painting and more.

Don’t want to miss your team’s game? There will be large screen TVs airing college football everywhere, so you can cheer on your team while you enjoy delicious eats.

5. Proceeds support an amazing cause

Slice brothers check to Suki Foundation
A great event AND a great cause. Photo via SliceFest

When you grab your tickets for SliceFest 2021, you can feel good knowing that proceeds support a great cause: the Suki Foundation. The Suki Foundation supports those living with Rett Syndrome, a developmental disorder, in honor of local child Sarah Katherine diagnosed with Rett Syndrome.

Since 2011, SliceFest has donated more than $80,000 to the Suki Foundation and other charitable organizations. *Cue the confetti cannons.* We can’t wait to see how they’re able to contribute to the Suki Foundation this year.

Sound like an event you can’t miss? Grab your tickets today before they sell out!

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