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Sweet Temptation as the Largest Dessert Festival in America returns to Tampa in 2023

Great news for those with a sweet tooth as Dessert Wars is returning to Tampa on September 23, 2023.

Dessert Wars Tampa

Dessert Wars is billed as the Largest Dessert Festival in America and it will be baking up lots of sweet treats on its return to the Florida State Fairgrounds in September.

You will enjoy the sweetest day ever at Dessert Wars, a celebration of the “foodie” lifestyle, featuring dozens of dessert vendors from throughout Central Florida vying for the title of Dessert Champion.

The event features all the desserts you can imagine, with cupcakes, cookies, ice cream, cakes, doughnuts, and more!

The fun-filled event is a showcase of over 50 local dessert vendors competing for the Judge’s Champion and People’s Choice Awards.

Thousands of sweet lovers will have the opportunity to meet local dessert vendors and sample a wide array of desserts directly from Central Florida's most delicious dessert vendors.

Each sweet lover in attendance can then vote for their favorite dessert to win the People’s Choice Award.

Food artists, chefs and food influencers that are featured on Food Network will serve on the Judges panel and declare the winner of the Judge’s Champion.

Jackie Maya, Assistant Director of Dessert Wars added, “Tampa always has the most creative vendors and we’re excited to see who will bring home the championships this year.”

Tickets aren’t on sale just yet but we’ll let you know when they are available!

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