Lil' Pumpkin Cupcake Contest 

Hey, junior bakers, want to win some dough?! The Lil' Pumpkin Cupcake Contest is open to bakers aged 12 and under.

Thanks to the 2023 prize sponsor Legenade Children's Fund.

Event Details

  • Sunday, October 8, 2023
  • Starting at 10 am
  • Community Stage, Giant Pumpkin Festival, Elk Grove Park


  • FREE entry
  • Advanced registration is required. Day-of entries are not accepted.
  • Register online or by phone at 916-405-5600
  • Registration closes Friday, September 29

Contest Rules

  • Contestant must make the submitted cupcakes, use their own recipe, and include pumpkin in the recipe.
  • Contestants must bring 4 (four) cupcakes to the contest.
  • Must provide a legible recipe with the entry, preferably typed.
  • Failure to follow the rules may result in disqualification.

Contest Flyer & Guidelines

Prize Money

  • First Place $75
  • Second Place $50
  • Third Place $25

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