Greenpoint Gazette

Biggest Sweet Treats Festival Returns to Williamsburg


The city’s biggest celebration of bakers and creators of sweet treats is returning for a sixth year.

The Havemeyer Sugar Sweets Festival will take place October 4 at the City Reliquary Museum in Williamsburg.

This year’s event features “New York’s Best (Home) Baker Competition,” with contestants’ submissions being judged by Matt Lewis from Baked, Agatha Kulaga from Greenpoint’s Ovenly, and Harry Rosenblum from the Brooklyn Kitchen, as well as the folks behind Prohibition Bakery.

The festival is also a fundraiser for the Reliquary. Dozens of bakeries from across the city donate baked goods for a “Civic Bake Sale,” proceeds from which go towards the running of the museum.

The festival also comprises of a morning session for families. Beginning 10:30 kids can get their face painted, play dress up, and have access to crafts, and the Lego Lady.

The adult part of the festivities begins in the afternoon at 3 p.m. with DJ Shweddy Bells providing the music and libations provided courtesy of the Museum.


A List of the shops featured at this year’s celebration include:


Bien Cuit

Blue Stove Bakery

The Brooklyn Kitchen

Liddabit Sweets

OddFellows Ice Cream Co.

Oslo Coffee


Prohibition Bakery


Saraghina Bakery

The Treats Truck


The 6th Annual Havemeyer Sugar Sweets Festival, Sunday, Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., free admission, treats start from $1 upwards, for more information visit .

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