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13th Annual Great St. Pete Cupcake Contest

Saturday, August 24, from12-3pm
Morean Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S.

The Morean Arts Center invites you to our city-wide search for 

Help us decide the best creative cupcake for the People’s Choice award! 

This decadent fundraising event features a variety of submissions categorized by youth/teen, novice, professional and specialty (gluten-free). Sample a dozen different tasty treasures and vote on your favorite flavor. Pre-registered attendees will receive a 12-count box to fill with the mini-cupcakes of their choice and will vote for their favorite flavor to win the People’s Choice award. 


$15 Entry Fee (1 Flavor per Entry)
Sign-up is open until Friday, August 9
You are welcome to sign up for multiple flavors.


12-count box for $20
You are welcome to purchase
multiple boxes at once. 

Generously Sponsored by:

Last Year’s Winners: 

Congratulations to our amazing 2023 bakers! 
People’s Choice
1st Place Taryn Kupczyk – Lemon Blackberry
2nd Place Maria Ball and Kelley Johnson – Guava Cream Cheese Icebox Cupcake
3rd Place Michael Turner – Pink Starburst
1st Place Marijka H. – Fat Elvis
2nd Place Kaleigh B. – Earl Grey with Lemon Lavender Icing
Honorable Mention Trinity P. – Oreo
Honorable Mention Jack M. – Mint Chocolate Oreo
1st Place Bryanna Tramontana – Banana Cream Pudding
2nd Place Sarah Spratley – Matcha Latte
1st Place Justin Martin – Charcuterie
2nd Place Sandra Howard – Pina Colada with Rum
1st Place Elaina Mitchell – Chocolate Raspberry, Gluten Free
2nd Place Ingrid Shypitsyn- To Diet for Carrot Cakes, Sugar Free and Gluten Free
This event will be filmed by the Youth News Network and video from this event can be found at If you would not like to be filmed, please simply find a media member and inform them.

Special Thank You
to our Partners: