A Sneak Peek of Sweets to Consume at Sugar Rush at the Cincinnati Art Museum

CityBeat's annual Sugar Rush candy and confections smorgasbord takes over the Cincinnati Art Museum from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 8 for an evening of stuff-your-face, all-you-can-handle unlimited sweet samples.

Unleash your inner kid-in-a-candy-store — and invite your own child — as you explore a colorful candy extravaganza. Local bakeries, sweeteries and other vendors will be bringing their best cupcakes, ice cream, donuts, pies, pastries and chocolate. Guests can vote for their favorite treat of the night and the winner will receive bragging rights and an award to display at their shop for a full year. There will also be a panel of expert judges handing out special recognitions for the most creative creations.

This event is open to all ages; kids under 8 are free with a paying adult. Tickets ($20) include unlimited sweets samples (and some savory ones), plus admission to the museum's Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China exhibit. 

Get more details and tickets here.

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Duck Donuts will have multiple donut offerings on hand
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Duck Donuts will have multiple donut offerings on hand

More Duck Donuts
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More Duck Donuts

Holtman's Donuts will be there, too
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Holtman's Donuts will be there, too

Key's Cheesecakes and Pies
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Key's Cheesecakes and Pies

A sample of truffles from Chocolats Latour
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A sample of truffles from Chocolats Latour

Taste the rolled ice cream trend with samples from Lenny's Cold Rolled Creamery
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Taste the rolled ice cream trend with samples from Lenny's Cold Rolled Creamery

A smore's ice cream creation from Lenny's
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A smore's ice cream creation from Lenny's

Nothing Bundt Cakes
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Nothing Bundt Cakes

OTR Bagelry will be showing off their creative bagel-making skills
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OTR Bagelry will be showing off their creative bagel-making skills

Rainbow bagels from OTR Bagelry
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Rainbow bagels from OTR Bagelry