Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show
- When: Sat., Sept. 8 and Sun., Sept. 9, times vary
- Where: St. Charles Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, Missouri
- General admission: $20 daily, $30 weekend
- VIP: $82.50
- Two-day pass with Sweet Taste of St. Louis ticket: $40
- Children 12 and under: free
- Additional tickets and registration required for classes: $25 to $325
- Purchase: online here
- More info: 314.380.0033, showmesweets.com
Show Me Sweets Edible Art Show aims to bring the excitement and fun of a cake, cookie and candy expo to Missouri. Hosted by Pege Yates of Never Forgotten Designs and Liz Kraatz of Liz's Cake Art, the two-day event includes an as-seen-on-TV celebrity cake artist, edible-art demonstrations and competition, hands-on learning classes, booths with local and worldwide industry vendors and suppliers, live Cake Battles, Sweet Taste of St. Louis competition, a photo booth and more.
The Edible Art Competition has nearly $15,000 in cash and prizes for professionals, semipros and amateurs, in addition to winners being published in Cake Masters Magazine.
Classes and Demos
More than two dozen demos and classes from confectionery leaders and experts on a range of subjects – from sugar wisteria to granache basics to sweet-business bootcamp – will also be held throughout the weekend. Additional tickets and registration is required and range in price from $25 to $325. Click here for schedule, prices and tickets.
Sweet Street is a section of the expo where Sweet Taste vendors are set up, and a Sweet Taste ticket allows you one sample from each participating Sweet Taste vendor on Saturday. Click here for more info.
A VIP ticket includes a two-day pass, souvenir T-shirt, swag bag of sponsor products and coupons, lanyard, show pin, VIP-only shopping hours with exclusive discounts, one Sweet Taste of St. Louis ticket and reusable Show Me Sweets shopping bag.
Show Me Sweets benefits Icing Smiles, an organization dedicated to enriching children’s lives through delectable cakes and desserts.