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Two-day competition brings together cake decorators and sugar artists from across the state; onsite competitions, raffles, and awards

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That Takes the Cake Sugar Art Show & Cake Competition - North Lamar: Single-Day or Weekend Visit for Two to That Takes the Cake Sugar Art Show & Cake Competition (Half Off)

Cakes, like jack-o'-lanterns, must be sliced and set on fire before they can be enjoyed. Set your palate aglow with this Groupon.

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  • $10 for two single-day general-admission tickets (a $20 value)
  • $18 for two full-weekend general-admission tickets (a $36 value)

The event takes place on Saturday, February 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday, February 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here to see the full daily schedule.

General-admission tickets give guests a chance to view all the competitive entrants, ornately sculpted and on display. Attendees can also visit and purchase goods from specialty vendors, as well as view onsite competitions where bakers compete against each other or against the clock. On Sunday, raffle prizes will be drawn and the weekend’s winners announced. Single-day tickets grant entry for either Saturday or Sunday, and full-weekend tickets grant entry for both days.

That Takes the Cake Sugar Art Show & Cake Competition

Sweets are elevated to an art form at That Takes the Cake Sugar Art Show & Cake Competition. Bringing together expert bakers and sugar artists from across the country, the two-day event lets visitors stalk through an armada of colorful pastry masterpieces shaped like dragons, cheetahs, or cartoon characters. The competition breaks down its entrants into dozens of divisions and styles, all of which are judged according to creativity, theme, and artistry. A separate tasting competition includes entrants in the categories of Cookies, Candies, Swiss Rolls, Pate a Choux and Museum Inspired Desserts.

Admirers of the sucrose arts can also learn at the feet of celebrity bakers by purchasing one of several group lessons in subjects such as airbrushing, figure modeling, and how best to conceal a hacksaw inside a bundt cake.


86% of 228 customers recommend

Awesome place to check out all the different cake styles!
Justine C. · April 13, 2016
absolutely awesome, we totally enjoyed it!!!!
Elisabeth H. · March 20, 2016
Make sure you stay for the party that starts around 6 on Saturday. The culinary students put on quite a nice buffet of appetizers/desserts/wine.
Shawnee C. · March 3, 2016
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