Cincinnati Magazine’s 10th annual Slice Night returns

100% of ticket proceeds support the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center

Cincinnati Magazine’s popular Slice Night returns to Yeatman's Cove for an evening of all-you-can-eat pizza for an incredible cause. The 10th annual Slice Night benefiting the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center is set for Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Slice Night is an outdoor event along the riverfront featuring pizza from ten popular Greater Cincinnati pizzerias with 100 percent of ticket proceeds benefiting cancer patients and care teams at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. This event truly is a pizza lover’s dream.

“We look forward to this fun, delicious, family-friendly event every year, as we get to showcase some of our city’s incredible local pizzerias while supporting a very worthy local cause,” said Ivy Bayer, publisher of Cincinnati Magazine. “Slice Night is a fun and delicious way to not only experience a wide variety of pizza styles and toppings, but you’ll also feel good about devouring countless slices as 100% of proceeds go directly to the important work of the UC Cancer Center, and the patients they care for.”

Guests will enjoy live music by the The Satin Smooth Project while strolling the riverfront and enjoying unlimited pizza samples from Cincinnati’s favorite local pizzerias. Fritsch from Q102 will serve as the official event emcee. Bonus menu items include pasta, flatbreads, dessert and snacks from notable vendors and brands. Beer, wine, soda and water will be available for purchase. 

Participating pizzerias include:

  • LaRosa’s Pizzeria
  • Dewey’s Pizza
  • N.Y.P.D. Pizza
  • Krimmers Italianette Pizza
  • Taglio
  • Goodfella’s Pizzeria
  • Bourbon House Pizza
  • Strong’s Brick Oven Pizza
  • Pop’s Pizza
  • Terry’s Grocery and Pizza
man tossing pizza

The 10th annual Slice Night is Sept. 20.

“We are so very grateful to everyone joining the 10th annual Slice Night and supporting our mission at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center to do all that we can to minimize the suffering and mortality associated with this disease in our community,” said William Barrett, MD, co-director of the Cancer Center and professor and chair of the UC Department of Radiation Oncology.  “No one wants the diagnosis of cancer, but if one has to face this adversary, we want Greater Cincinnati to be the very best place in the world to be.”

Cincinnati Magazine’s Slice events have raised more than $270,000 for the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center since they began in 2014.

General admission tickets may be purchased online in advance for $20, or $25 at the door. Children 10 and younger are $10. VIP tickets are $75 and include a parking pass, access to a VIP tent with a private open bar, covered seating, additional food options and gourmet desserts.

All tickets also include a complimentary one-year subscription to Cincinnati Magazine.

Visit to learn more and purchase tickets.

Slice Night 2023 is made possible by the generous support of Western & Southern Financial Group (presenting sponsor), MadTree Brewing (sustainability sponsor), Belgian Boys, Butterball, Chinet, McCormick, Kendall Jackson, Takis, Rao's, Home Chef, Pepcid, Garnish Catering, Veroni and Performance Foods.

Featured image at top: Provided

Headshot of Candice Terrell

Candice Terrell

For the UC Foundation


Candice Terrell is a Cincinnati writer.

Related Stories


A foundation of faith and philanthropy

January 25, 2023

Jerry Harris, JD ’72, is not the fearsome litigator you expect when he opens the door to his home. His hair is shoulder-length; his feet are bare. He has two raucous (yet adorable) dogs on leashes and an adorable grandchild on the couch with his wife of 50-plus years, Carol.