What's On

As the first of its kind in the Hunter region, the chocoholics, sweet-toothed fanatics, cake connoisseurs and all of those in between will be flocking to this event, to trial the sweets and treats Newcastle has to offer. On the list of vendors included is, THICC with their famous New York Style cookies, everyone's childhood favourite Dippin Dots Ice Cream, Cupcake Glory, Magic Candy, Little Lolly Jar, Emily's French Crepes, some savoury dishes for those who will need to balance out the sweet and many many more.

Demo's & Masterclasses

Learn from the experts at our live demo's and masterclasses on the day including how to make macaroons and cupcake decorating. These will bring you up to scratch with some basic baking and kitchen skills as well as perfecting those desserts for your family and friends. Stay tuned for announcements on who will play host to this years masterclasses very soon!

Cake Decorating Competition

Our cake decorating competition was an amazing addition to our inaugural event in 2023, not to mention a hit with all of our attendees, so we're bringing it back in 2024! 

This competition is open to amatuer bakers only and is an opportunity to give cake decorating a go and test out some fun ideas and concepts. Not only will the cakes be on display for all of our attendees to admire, but there will also be prizes for the top three entries, voted on by you our attendees!

If you'd like to give cake decorating a go, you can apply for a spot HERE!

Exhibitors & Market Stalls

Taste, smell and experience all thats on offer at Festival of Sweets & Treats including, gooey brownies, cupcakes, famous cookies, milkshakes, french crepes, glazed nuts, liquorice, lollies, fairy floss, snowcones, ice cream and more plus enjoy live music and kids entertainment including FREE face painting and more!

Check out the full list of attending vendors at Festival of Sweets & Treats HERE!



Here's just a taste of what's in store...

  • THICC Cookies New York Style Treats (Famous Cookies)

  • Dippin Dots Ice Cream

  • Chocolates, Cheesecakes, Desserts & Treats​

  • Cake Decorating Competition (which you can apply for!)

  • Live Music​

  • Demonstrations 

  • Food Trucks​

  • Market Stalls​

  • Dietary-Friendly Treats

  • Kids Workshops & Entertainment

  • And Much More to be Announced!


Don’t worry if you aren’t any good at making cakes, all you have to do in this comp is decorate one!!! This competition is open to amateur bakers only. No professional cake makers or businesses are allowed to enter this category.

Cakes will be judged by the public solely on appearance, SO:

  • Neatness 

  • Originality 

  • Creativity 

  • Degree of difficulty 


Your cake must be delivered and ready for display between 7:00am and 8:45am at The Station Newcastle - You cannot touch your cake after 9:00am!

Apply for a spot HERE!