Hundreds line up for the ‘world’s biggest strawberry shortcake,’ a Garden Grove Strawberry Festival tradition

  • Honorary Director Mike Fenderson checks the schedule prior to the strawberry cake free gift at the Yard Grove Strawberry Festival on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Image by Expense Alkofer, Contributing Photographer).

  • A group of more than 3,000 individuals aligned free of charge cake throughout the Garden Grove Strawberry Event on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Picture by Bill Alkofer, Adding Professional Photographer).

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  • Alice Lim was among loads of Pacifica Secondary school trainees that assisted lose consciousness concerning 3,000 pieces of cake throughout at the Yard Grove Strawberry Festival on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Photo by Costs Alkofer, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • There were 2,640 strawberries on the 33 sheets of cake that were distributed at the Garden Grove Strawberry Celebration on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Image by Bill Alkofer, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Lincoln Springs Farms was just one of numerous suppliers supplying strawberries at the Garden Grove Strawberry Celebration on Memorial Day weekend break. (Photo by Expense Alkofer, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • A group of even more than 3,000 people aligned free of cost cake throughout at the Garden Grove Strawberry Event on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Image by Costs Alkofer, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • Andrea and Mariana Gonzales from French’s Bakery cut the virtually 3,000 pieces of cake that were distributed during at the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Image by Costs Alkofer, Contributing Digital Photographer).

  • Connor Harrison appears overwhelmed with his crown, prize and sash after he was called the king of the Tiny Tots pageant at the Yard Grove Strawberry Festival. (Photo by Costs Alkofer, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Entrants in the women’ four-year-old-division of the Tiny Tots contest line up prior to going on phase at the Yard Grove Strawberry Festival on Memorial Day Weekend, 2019. (Photo by Costs Alkofer, Adding Photographer).

  • Roczelyn Mwassa was a contestant in the Tiny Tots King & & Queen Contest at the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival on Memorial Day Weekend, 2019. (Image by Bill Alkofer, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • A candidate in the kids’ four-year-old division flaunted his long mane as he strutted on stage at the Tiny Tots contest at the Garden Grove Strawberry Event on Memorial Day Weekend, 2019. (Image by Bill Alkofer, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • A participant in the Tiny Tots pageant operates on phase after her name was called throughout the Garden Grove Strawberry Event on Memorial Day Weekend Break, 2019. (Image by Bill Alkofer, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Entrants in the boys’ four-year-old division of the Tiny Tots contest wait off phase throughout the Garden Grove Strawberry Celebration on Memorial Day Weekend Break, 2019. (Image by Bill Alkofer, Contributing Photographer).

  • Kaydence Fizer, 5, addresses a concern from Miss Yard Grove’s Superior Teen Kassidy Aslay throughout the Tiny Tots competition at the Garden Grove Strawberry Event. Kaydence would take place to be called the Queen of the contest. (Image by Costs Alkofer, Contributing Photographer).

  • Sophia Cordero elevates her hands while taking a carnival ride at the Garden Grove Strawberry Event on Memorial Day Weekend Break, 2019. (Photo by Costs Alkofer, Adding Professional Photographer).

  • A girl in the four-year-old division of the Tiny Tots competition runs on stage when her name was called during the Yard Grove Strawberry Event on Memorial Day Weekend, 2019. (Image by Costs Alkofer, Adding Photographer).

  • A group of greater than 3,000 individuals lined up free of cost cake during the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Image by Expense Alkofer, Adding Digital Photographer).

  • Kaydence Fizer, 5, waits to go on phase during the Tiny Tots contest at the Garden Grove annual Strawberry Celebration. Kaydence would go on to be named the Queen of the contest. (Image by Costs Alkofer, Adding Professional Photographer).

  • Connor Harrison runs offstage his crown, trophy and also sash after he was named the king of the Tiny Tots pageant throughout at the Garden Grove yearly Strawberry Celebration on Memorial Day weekend. (Picture by Bill Alkofer, Contributing Professional Photographer).

  • Tamela Gari danced with a strawberry mascot as she waited for a piece of cost-free cake throughout the Yard Grove Strawberry Celebration on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Photo by Costs Alkofer, Adding Photographer).

  • There were circus rides aplenty at the yearly Garden Grove Strawberry Event on Friday, May 24, 2019. (Image by Costs Alkofer, Adding Digital Photographer).

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For 6 years, it’s been billed as the “world’s most significant strawberry shortcake.”

As well as while the enormous mix of flour, sugar, whipped cream and also, obviously, strawberries may not appear in any type of document books, it is most definitely an outstanding feat.

An opening-day tradition, the huge dessert pleased a crowd of sweet-tooths that waited for complimentary pieces on Friday, May 24, at the Yard Grove Strawberry Event.

Over its 61 years, the confection has grown from one big cake to a loads massive sheet cakes, stacked in a number of rates and also divided by pillars.

The Strawberry Event opened Friday mid-day with rides, games, food, online songs and a “charm contest” for kids– all followed by the popular cake cutting. The event will certainly proceed through Monday, Memorial Day.

The festival, which profits local companies, happens at Town Green Park, 12732 Key St. Unlimited flights are $35. To learn more, most likely to strawberryfestival.org.

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