A Cedar Valley pizza joint is celebrating a back-to-back win after going to Pizza Fest.

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This past weekend, the sixth annual Pizza Fest went forward without a hitch. The celebration of everything cheesy takes place in Ankeny. Pizza and food vendors from all over the state come together for a day of pizza tasting and fun activities.

Sounds like my type of party...

Foad Roshan, Unsplash
Foad Roshan, Unsplash

This year's fest was held over the weekend in Ankeny. Vendors could enter into multiple categories to be considered for titles and awards including; Best of the Fest and Best Pizza-Like Creation.

Also, there were plenty of events for the public, including a kid's pizza dough tossing contest and a pizza box folding contest. One Cedar Falls eatery won big at this festival for the second time and continues to carry a pretty prestigious pizza title.

At this year's festival, Chad's Pizza a Cedar Falls staple was named Best of the Fest. Located at 909 W 23rd Street in Cedar Falls, Chad's is open seven days a week. This is the very same award that the restaurant staff won last year.

There are plenty of other restaurants to check out in the Cedar Falls area, especially in the historic downtown area. Several restaurants have opened in Downtown Cedar Falls over the past year and a half.

Some of the other restaurants that have opened up around the Cedar Valley include Carter House which is open right next to the historic Black Hawk Hotel.

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