Thousands gather in the orchard under commercial-size tents (rain or shine) for this endearing community event. Cupcakes, music, vendors, wine tastings, and children’s activities. New to the festival this year is the 1st Annual Cupcake Classic. Popular amateur cupcake contests available, such as “Best Decorated,” “Best Tasting,” and “Most Creative” cupcake. Activities for kids include face painting, cupcake decorating, helicopter rides, pony rides, wagon rides. and bouncy houses. Wrights Farm, Route 208, Gardiner.