DID SOMEONE SAY CUPCAKE FESTIVAL?

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Whats better than a street fair? A street fair DEDICATED to cupcakes, of course!!!! You can only imagine the excite that came over me when my roommate uttered the question,”Do you wanna go to a CUPCAKE FESTIVAL this weekend?” As  mentioned in my prior post, The Most Unlikely Place to Eat the Best Pizza, I attended the K 104 Cupcake Festival in Fishkill, NY, and it was a sweet adventure!

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Vanilla Salted Caramel Cup Cake from Flour and Sun Bakery

Background on the festival:

  • This year, 2014, was the 3rd annual K104 Cupcake Festival.
  • May 4th, from 1-5pm on Main St. in the Village of Fishkill
  • Free Admission!! (But you have to pay each vendor for cupcakes and other baked goods)
  • 17 cup cake vendors, 5 food&beverage, 26 goods&services, 5 fun for kid stands/vendors
  • Cupcake Wars competition: 12 competitors compete for the award of Best Cupcake with an $1000 prize!
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ShopRite’s beautifully decorated cupcakes

Spotlight on the Cupcakes:

  • Vegan and Gluten-Free- Eat This Bakery– This cupcake bakery had some of the most exciting flavors, including a cinnamon toast crunch
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    Forget Me Not’s Cupcake Bus

    and strawberry lemonade cupcake! With traditional, gluten-free, and vegan options!

  • Amazing Decorations– ShopRite of Wappingers Fall: This may be a shock that among the many cupcake venders I saw at the festival, ShopRite had the MOST BEAUTIFULLY decorated cupcakes.
  • Cupcake Bus- Forget Me Not Cupcakes: Not only did Forget Me Not Cupcakes win last year’s Cupcake Wars, but they are serving their award winning cupcakes out of a custom cupcake bus!!
  • Most Festive- La Sweet Cakes: Being the fourth of May, with Cinco de Mayo just a day away, their Cinco de Mayo cupcake with tequila-lime cupcake stuffed with fresh raspberry jam was decorated as a festive drink, with a straw and all!

 

 

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La Sweet Cakes tasty treats! Top: Cinco De Mayo Bottom: Lemon and Raspberry

Not only did they have cupcake venders, but jewelry stores selling cupcake merchandise and a coffee brewer selling CUPCAKE FLAVORED COFFEE!

For more information on the festival, vendors, and competition visit K 104’s website!

If you are like me and can’t get enough of these food themed festivals, check out this website to find a festival in near you!

 

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