Pie in the sky: Celebrate World Pizza Day at this bougie and boozy rooftop party

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Pie in the sky: Celebrate World Pizza Day at this bougie and boozy rooftop party

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Not a bad way to spend your weekend.

Get ready to elevate your pizza experience to new heights as Blossom Rooftop Bar, perched on level 14 of Pullman Melbourne City Centre, transforms into Melbourne’s highest open-air pizza festival in celebration of World Pizza Day.

From February 9 to 11, this iconic venue promises a weekend of gastronomic delights, live entertainment, and panoramic views of the city skyline, coinciding with Blossom’s own first birthday.

World Pizza Day at Blossom Rooftop

  • February 9 to 11
  • Woodfired pizza, DJs, fresh oysters and entertainment
  • Tickets are $10

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The festival boasts an array of activities to tantalize the senses. Guests can indulge in gourmet pizzas crafted in a large-scale wood-fired oven imported directly from Italy, showcasing flavors inspired by Melbourne’s culinary scene. For those craving a touch of luxury, live oyster shucking adds a fresh and indulgent element to the festivities.

As guests savor mouthwatering pizzas and fresh oysters, they’ll be serenaded by live entertainment, including DJ sets, creating an ambiance that’s as vibrant as the city below. Imbibing in Malfy Gin cocktails, inspired by the Amalfi coastline, adds an extra layer of sophistication to the experience.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. Attendees can anticipate surprises and giveaways throughout the festival, adding an extra layer of excitement to the celebration. Upon arrival, each guest will be greeted with their choice of a complimentary Malfy & Fever-Tree spritz or a generous slice of pizza, setting the tone for a day filled with culinary delights and entertainment.

“World Pizza Day is an opportunity to showcase the vibrant culinary scene in Melbourne, and Blossom’s rooftop provides the perfect backdrop for this celebration,” says James Muscat, General Manager of Pullman Melbourne City Centre.

Tickets for the World Pizza Day festival are priced at $10 and include access to the rooftop celebration along with a welcome cocktail or slice of pizza.

Attendees can purchase tokens at the event to enjoy generous servings of Blossom Rooftop Bar’s famous pizza, oysters, and bruschetta. With a cash bar offering a selection of beverages, guests are invited to savor the culinary delights while soaking in the breathtaking views of Melbourne’s beautiful cityscape.

For more information and to grab tickets, head here.