Want to hear about a SWEET event? Look no further! After selling out two years in a row, the LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show is returning for its third year. The West Coast’s largest baking and pastry expo will take place February 18 & 19, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. With over 50,000 guests expected throughout the weekend, sweets enthusiasts can enjoy free samples from over 275 local shops and national brands, meet their favorite foodie TV stars, watch baking demonstrations, and participate in hands-on workshops.
The LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show will be complete with five stages and classrooms for workshops focusing on Traditional Baking, Vegan/Gluten-Free/Paleo Baking, Cake Decorating, Cookie Decorating, and the Celebrity Guests stage. Attendees can also admire the incredible cake displays as part of the Decorator’s Showcase competition. 100% of the proceeds from the Decorator’s Showcase entry fees will benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles.
Fun for the whole family, The Kids Zone will offer free face painting, cookie decorating, crafts, games and more.
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center – 1201 S. Figueroa St.
When: February 18 & 19 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days) VIP ticket holders get early entry at 9 a.m.
Cost: $25/adult and $12/child for a one-day pass OR $45/adult and $22/child for a 2-day pass. Guests can purchase their tickets here.
VIP Passes also available for purchase, which allows early entry (before general admission), an official tote bag and access to 2 VIP Rooms with an exclusive selection of bites, sips, spirits and more.
For more programming information, visit their website.
About LA Cookie Con and Sweet Show:
Now in its 3rd year, LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show features over 125 vendors from local bakeries to national favorites, making it the West Coast’s largest sweets and baking convention. The show brings in renowned bakers, TV celebrities and local vendors for two days of tastings, baking classes, family fun and more. Major sponsors include Cupcakes Magazine, Num Noms, Food and Beverage Magazine, Paasche Airbrush Company, BakersBodega, Sugary Essentials, Cottage Baker and R&M International.