Croissants Bistro and Bakery hosting Fourth of July cupcake eating contest

Croissants Bistro and Bakery hosting Fourth of July cupcake eating contest

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Croissants Bistro and Bakery will host its Fifth Annual Cupcake Eating Contest on Monday, July 4 from 2 to 4 p.m., at Heroes Harbor at Broadway at the Beach in an effort to raise money and build awareness for autism.

The competition welcomes participants 18 years and older to the cupcake eating marathon at 3 p.m. The winner will be crowned the "2016 Cupcake Champion" of Myrtle Beach, according to Croissants Bistro and Bakery's news release.

Steven Schuster ate 33 cupcakes and was named Myrtle Beach's "2015 Cupcake Champion," the news release states. Schuster was also awarded $500 cash and a trophy. Other finalists of the marathon received a medal and prized packages.

"Croissants Bistro & Bakery is once again excited to bring the community together for some friendly competition for the Fourth of July," said Heidi Vukov, owner of Croissants. They are teaming up with Reggie Sanders, former MLB player and Broadway at the Beach again for this year's contest.

Registration will be $25 per person and parties can click here to register.

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