MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Croissants Bistro and Bakery is again holding its annual July 4 Cupcake Eating Marathon on Tuesday.
Participants over 18 are invited to "have their cake and eat it too" at the event, being held at the Croissants Bistro and Bakery from 2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. Contestants will have five minutes to eat as many cupcakes as they can at 4 p.m., according to a news release from the local restaurant.
In 2017, Joseph Menchetti chomped his way to first place by devouring a total of 33 cupcakes. Over 1,500 cupcakes were prepared for the competition last year, and over 1,000 were consumed.
Cupcake eaters have a chance to win $500 cash and over $1,000 in other prices.