General Show FAQ’s
What are the dates and times of the Cake Show?
Competition Check-in takes place Friday, March 15th from 3:00pm to 8:00pm.
Awards Ceremony will be on Sunday, March 17th starting at 4:00pm
Where is the Cake Show?
How much does it cost to attend the Cake Show?
Pre-sale tickets will be available at the rate of $18.00 for a weekend ticket (entrance for both Saturday & Sunday to “The Show”) or $10 one day ticket. Pre-sale tickets will only be available until March 15, 2019. Children 8 and under free. Anyone signed up for the Cake Competition will receive a Weekend Ticket with their competition registration.
Does it cost to park at the Del Mar Fairgrounds?
Autos and Motorcycles are $15 and RV’s are $23. Preferred Credit Cards are now accepted for parking. New Del Mar Fairgrounds Parking Rates took effect January 1, 2019.
Note: The Del Mar Fairgrounds can change these rates. We will of course try to keep this as updated as possible.
Will there be any events for children?
I’m coming from out of town, where should I stay?
Where can I get additional information or who can I contact if I have questions?
Does the Del Mar Fairground rent or provide wheel chairs, scooters, or strollers?
Why does my order say "Processing" when I've already paid?
When are the classes?
Full day classes are on Friday, half day and mini classes are on Saturday and Sunday.
Friday Full Day Classes: 11:00am to 7:00pm
Saturday Half Day Classes: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday Half Day Classes: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Mini Classes: 10:30am to 4:30pm on Saturday and 10:30am to 3:00pm on Sunday
Who can sign up for the classes?
Are kids allowed to take classes?
For the Full Day & Half Day Classes –Yes, children 13 and up are allowed to sign up for any of the Half or Full Day Classes. Children 12 and younger can also take any of the Half or Full Day Classes but should be accompanied by a paid Adult.
Our “Mission” is to promote and encourage cake decorating and ALL confectionery arts to everyone!
What is the difference between the full day, half day and mini classes?
Can I sign up for a class on the day of the class?
** Please note: In some instances the Teachers will allow sign ups on the day, but this is not guaranteed. We highly recommend signing up in advance to guarantee your seat and to avoid disappointment.
How much do the classes cost?
Is there a Payment Plan available to pay for classes?
What is your class refund policy?
The Show organizers reserve the right to cancel classes or demonstrations. If a class or demonstration is canceled, you have the option to transfer to another event or receive a full refund. All remedies under this refund policy are limited to the language of refund policy.