Sat Aug 3, 12:00 PM - Sat Aug 3, 3:00 PM
420 22nd St S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33712

Community: St Petersburg


*A $15 entry fee allows each participant to enter one submission. A minimum of 4 delicious cupcakes are required for entry so that the judges can taste each submission. Additional entries are welcome with a separate entry form and fee.

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The Morean Arts Center invites you to compete in a city-wide search for St. Petersburg’s BEST CUPCAKE!

Thank you to our generous sponsors, Publix Charities!

Registration is open June 1 through July 29

First and Second Place awards will be given in Novice, Professional, Youth/Teen, Specialty categories as well as the People’s Choice award.
The Youth/Teen category is for those aspiring bakers ages 10-16 years old, and the Specialty category is for those choosing to offer Gluten Free or Vegan recipes.

The winners in 2018 were:
1st place Novice: Christel Haberland; Tres Leches
1st place Professional: Ashleigh Johnson; Chocolate Overdose
1st place Specialty: Brittani McKenna; Watermelon
1st place Youth/Teen: Danila Ruffin; S'mores
1st place People's Choice: Michelle Saxton; Lemon/Lavender/Blueberry
Overall Concept: Sara Fludd (P2); A Royal Wedding
Artistic Award: Sofia Chapman (Y1); S’mores

The People’s Choice award will be voted on by the attending audience. Participants in the contest are encouraged to bring sufficient quantities for the public to taste, but not required.
Votes will be tallied and winner of the People’s Choice Award announced at 3 p.m.

$7 admission will be collected to help support the Morean Arts Center’s mission of Connecting People with Art.

Admission of $7 per person (ages 5+) will be charged upon entry on August 3. Each entrant will receive 7 ballots for the People’s Choice Award with their admission. Additional ballots may be purchased for $1 each, cash or credit accepted.

We ask that all attendees please enjoy their cupcakes ON property.

Registration will be capped at 100 contestants. Please send in forms as soon as possible (available for download on

Multiple submissions are allowed, but each flavor entered needs to be accompanied by a separate registration form and entry fee.

For information or questions on how to enter the contest, please call the Morean Arts Center at 727.822.7872 or click here:

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