Three delicious food festivals in Phoenix this weekend: pizza, mac and cheese and doughnuts

PHOENIX (KSAZ) -- It's going to be a great weekend because it's jam-packed with delicious food festivals. The state's best creators of pizza, doughnuts and mac and cheese will come together in the all-time trifecta of food greatness.

Not sure which one you want to attend? Or how to coordinate your plans to attend all three? Fox 10 has you covered.

Phoenix Pizza Festival

The 4th annual festival is a "slice of heaven," with 15 to 20 vendors selling all types of pizzas, ranging from New York-style, to wood fired, to deep dish to pizza cones. Pizzas will be sold at $2 to $4 a slice, and there will be half-pies or full-pies available, depending on the seller.

Restaurants include Freak Brothers Pizza, Dough Broughs, Big Red Pizza Wagon, Kono Pizza and many others. To wash it all down, there will be five craft beer and wine brands to enjoy.

The event includes live music, lawn games, desserts, a kid's zone and other local vendors.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, and all food and drink items will cost extra. Kids 5 and under are free.

The event lasts from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 17 at Margaret T. Hance Park.

Downtown Donut Festival
Update: The Downtown Donut Festival is SOLD OUT.

And who doesn't love dessert after a pizza-filled day? That's right, the Downtown Donut Festival is taking over Margaret T. Hance Park the next day on November 18.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., people can devour delicious treats from over 20 local establishments. Plus, the festival has a Wine Bar serving Day Owl Rose and mimosas, beer and cold brew coffee from other vendors.

Restaurants include Novel Ice Cream, The Local Donut, Jewel's Bakery & Cafe, Beignet Babe, Unbaked and other tasty options.

Not all treats will be sweet, but doughnut-inspired. For instance, Pokitrition will sell savory sushi doughnuts with spicy tuna, salmon and crab. Jewel's Bakery & Cafe is offering an exclusive, festival-only popcorn chicken and doughnut hole dish that's gluten-free.

There will also be live music, local market vendors, a photo booth, lawn games and an inflatable lounge.

Tickets start at $8 and can only be purchased online. Just like the Phoenix Pizza Festival, all food and drinks will be an additional purchase once inside the venue. 

Both festivals will benefit Downtown Phoenix Inc., a organization that promotes the continued revitalization of downtown Phoenix.

Mac 'n' Cheese Fest AZ

If pizza and donuts aren't enough for you, or if you're trying to enjoy the ultimate trio of deliciousness, head over to the Mac 'n' Cheese Festival. This year, the festival is now at Salt River Fields and it's a two-day affair.

On both November 17 and 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., chow down on cheesy creations over 35 restaurants. Each will be serving $2 mac and cheese samples with their own unique twist of the traditional mac and cheese comfort food.

Restaurants include The Duce, Elbows Mac 'n' Cheese, Maui Pasta and Babbo Italian Eatery.

In between all of the eating, head over to the Big Cheese Game Deck where you can play giant jenga, ping pong or cornhole. 

General admission tickets run at $15 per day, and tasting and drink tickets are sold separately.

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