For just under 3 weeks out of the year, Wilton, who in many ways sets the standard for cake decorating and food crafting, holds a Tent Sale that draws crowds from all over the country. With savings of up to 75% on over 3,000 items, aspiring crafters and decorators can score sweet deals on cake decorating and baking supplies and kitchen and paper craft products. Just a few of the companies represented include Copco, EK Success Brands, and K & Company.
Two weeks ago, I was among the first to shop with Wilton employees, and scored some fabulous deals on everything from the Cars cake pan I’m going to use for my son’s upcoming birthday party, to a set of replacement knives for those that have dulled from years of use.
I found a wide variety of baking, decorating, kitchen, and crafting supplies at incredible prices. Items were well-organized and I found that each item was stocked sufficiently (although I did attend prior to opening day). For $150, I was able to purchase the above plus a cast iron pizza pan, a set of Mario Batali bowls, some kitchen gadgets, a Copco Tea Kettle, and some miscellaneous decorating supplies. Most of the items for sale were current, which is important to me, considering I am planning on using their latest year book as my decorating guide.
While the event is held in Woodridge, Illinois, many people will and do travel from all over the country (I heard stories of tour buses stopping at the sale). If you happen to be in the Chicago area through June 22, 2010, check out the Wilton Tent Sale.
Weekdays: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Weekends: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
2240 W. 75th Street
Woodridge, IL 60517
No compensation was received for this post. I was invited to the Wilton Mom ReTreat which included travel, accommodations, and products.