Gardiner Cupcake Festival
Over 30,000 cupcakes whipped up by amateurs and professionals alike arrive in Gardiner to compete for top honors. The Gardiner 5K Cupcake Classic kicks off the event, a run through Wright Farms's apple and peach orchards.The rest of the day is full of cupcakes, food, music, local vendors, wine tastings and activities for children, including face painting, cupcake decorating, a zip line ride, pony rides, wagon rides and three bouncy houses.
Amount the various cupcake vendors the festival showcases creations from Deising’s Bakery from Kingston, Peace, Love and Cupcakes from Woodstock and Eat This Bakery from Montgomery with a wide variety of cupcakes along with gluten-free cupcakes. Other food vendors include Raggie Boy with their Jamaican delicacies, Pizza Alegna a mobile wood fired pizza truck , a Mexican food truck with authentic Mexican food and barbecue from Handsome Devil BBQ.