Kathy107 Posted 20 Feb 2013 , 9:52pm

Hi.  Is anyone going?  Have you gone in the past?  I am thinking about going to take a class.  Are there a lot of vendors?  Thanks.

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NJsugarmama Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 4:47pm

AI'd like to go, too. Last time I checked the classes weren't posted. Are they up now?

Kathy107 Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 11:07pm

AYes the classes are up.

Alfiesmom Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 11:33pm

I just wrote you back Kathy107

NJsugarmama Posted 23 Feb 2013 , 12:14am

AHave any of you ladies entered in the contest before?? I'm feeling compelled to enter...or maybe I'm just a glutton for punishment since I have 3 small kids to work around. Lol

Kathy107 Posted 23 Feb 2013 , 12:58am

ANjsugarmama, Enter the contest. Good luck and let us know how it goes.

Alfiesmom Posted 23 Feb 2013 , 4:41pm

NJ - I'm entering for first time!  Do it!  We'll get our feet wet together.  what's your cake plan?

NJsugarmama Posted 23 Feb 2013 , 5:35pm

ATrying to think of a theme based on a book was a little challenging...so I looked through my kids books and thought of doing a Light in the attic theme. I just started getting into hand painting cakes, so this make be an opportunity to do some some work with it. I have it done in my head... It's just a matter of following through. I may just wait it out a year, feel out the show as a spectator, and try next year. I'm going to give it a day or two to think more about it. Do you have a plan? Where are you from? I'm in Lacey.

ddon722 Posted 8 Jan 2014 , 5:39pm

Anyone heard anything about a 2014 Garden State Cake Show?  I can't find anything.

Kathy107 Posted 8 Jan 2014 , 7:03pm

AI can't find any info either. I know that there isn't a CT this year so I am wondering if NJ isn't having one this year.

Kathy107 Posted 10 Jan 2014 , 9:10pm

As of today The Garden State Cake Show Facebook page says please be patient we are trying the secure the location for the 2014 show. 

DeniseNH Posted 10 Jan 2014 , 10:38pm

I went a couple years ago and they had awesome classes, awesome vendors but a medium amount of cakes on show with lots of space left for others.  But the ones there rocked.  I had a blast and would definitely do it all over again.

JWinslow Posted 10 Jan 2014 , 11:18pm

I will be very interested in finding out where the location will be.  I lived in NJ for 25 years and what a great reason to go "home".

 

Jeanne

Alfiesmom Posted 12 Jan 2014 , 1:30pm

I did inquire on the website and they said they are scouting for a location and to stay tuned.  I guess it won't be late winter this year.  if I hear anything further I'll post.

JWinslow Posted 18 Jan 2014 , 5:49am

Thought I'd pass this along.  I just heard back from my inquiry:

 

5th Annual Garden State Cake Show
May 17 - 18, 2014
Marlton Middle School
150 Tomlinson Mill Road
Marlton, NJ 08053

Alfiesmom Posted 18 Jan 2014 , 1:07pm

Yes. I was just going to post!  no word on theme.  that is a busy time (for me) with weddings, birthdays, and graduations, Plus it's warm! I'm still going to participate! Can't wait

leilossweetshop Posted 18 Jan 2014 , 2:28pm

AI will be there... already put it on my calendar!

Kathy107 Posted 18 Jan 2014 , 9:43pm

Thanks for the update.  Looking forward to seeing what classes they are having, etc.

Sbrooks483 Posted 24 Mar 2014 , 8:27pm

I have been twice.  there are not too many vendors but more than a few free classes.  I took one class two years ago and it was great.

 

The vendors that are there are good and bring supplies to buy and no shipping.  Some show techniques and there is the competition too.  I love it and would recommend if you are near by.  

 

They are usually a little late getting info out on classes but they get some really good instructors.

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