Great American Pie Festival Returns to Celebration April 26-27, 2014

Great American Pie FestivalThe town of Celebration, Florida will become the Pie Capital of the World on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014, when thousands of pie lovers, tasters and bakers gather together for the 13th Annual American Pie Council’s Great American Pie Festival.

Help preserve America’s pie heritage by taking part in the pie eating contests, pie baking activities, cooking demonstrations, PieCasso art, the Baker’s Square Pietopia stage with live music and entertainment, games and much more.

The highlight, as always, will be the Never-Ending Pie Buffet, featuring award-winning pie, ice cream, toppings, and beverages. Tickets to the buffet are only $10/adults and $5 for seniors 65+ and children ages 6-12, at the door.

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Great American Pie Festival Returns to Celebration This Weekend

If you like a good slice of pie, you’ll want to be in Celebration this weekend for the annural Great American Pie Festival.

It’s such a popular event that over 30,000 people are expected to showup. Oh, sure you can see the highlights later in some Food Network special, but why watch it on TV when you can bbe there in person, enjoying all this pie first hand.

This year will be the 11th edition of the fest and it will take place April 28 and 29 in downtown Celebration.

There will be a pie eating and baking contests, dmonstrations, vendor exhibits, and more, but let’s be honest. You go to a festival like this for the actual eating, which here includes a Never Ending Pie Buffet.

Admission to the buffet is $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. Hours are 11am to 7pm on Saturday and noon to 5pm on Sunday.

For more information, visit piecouncil.org.

Mid-Week Break: Orlando Around the Web for April 14, 2011

While I’m working hard to bring you news and reviews of things happening around Orlando and its surroundings, there are some other great blogs out there who are doing the same.

|: Bert Takes On Universal

So here are some recent posts that you might enjoy reading:

The Orlando Sentinel has a recap of last Wednesday’s first Orlando Food Truck Pod downtown at the Firestone Live. Don’t forget – it happens every Wednesday.

YourBeerNetwork has an article about drinking around the World at Epcot. Dave should come back in the fall for Food & Wine fest when there are even more beer options.

Travelin’ Gringo headed out to last weekend’s Leesburg Bikefest and brought back photos.

Travel Channel’s Bert the Conqueror was out at Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter and has a teaser video to prove it.

Back to the Orlando Sentinel, where the review of Ricky Martin’s recent concert makes me wish I’d been there, too.

Pulse of Central Florida attended the Scissor Sisters show at the Hard Rock Live. I love that band! Some great photos, too.

Another great photo gallery to check out is Tasty Chomps post on the Great American Pie Festival from last weekend.

Have you written something about Orlando online, or have you read something worth sharing? Drop us a note with the link and we could share it here next week.

Save Room for Dessert at the Great American Pie Festival in Celebration

If you love pie, you’ll definitely want to check out this weekend’s Great American Pie Festival in Celebration.

The annual event is produced by The American Pie Council and includes baking demonstrations and a pie eating contest.

Oh, want to do some pie eating of your own, do you?

How about the “Never Ending Pie Buffet” that will feature an all-you-can-eat banquet with thousands of award-winning pie slices. There will be flavors and fillings for all taste buds, as well as ice cream (a la mode, anyone?), toppings and beverages.

Admission to the Great American Pie Festival is free, but the buffet will set you back a measley $10 for adults and $5 for kids age 6-12 and seniors 65 and over.

The fest runs 11am to 7pm on Saturday, April 9, and from noon to 5pm on Sunday, April 10. It takes place at Lakeside Park in downtown Celebration.

Mmmmm…pie. What’s your favorite kind?

[Photo courtesy The American Pie Council]

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