MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Fourth Annual Cupcake Eating Contest returns to the Myrtle Beach area on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Croissants Bistro and Bakery, located at 3751 Robert Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach.

This free, family-friendly event kicks off at 2 p.m. and leads up to the main event at 4 p.m. Those 18 years of age and older are invited to "have their cake and eat it too" during this cupcake-eating marathon. Contestants will have five minutes to eat as many iced cupcakes as they can.

In 2014, the champion finished 24 cupcakes.

A wide variety of entertainment options will also be available, such as pony rides, face painting, cupcake decorating, live music and much more.

Additionally, former Major League Baseball star Reggie Sanders will be sitting atop a dunk tank to raise money for the Reggie Sanders Foundation.

Those interested in registering for the competition can do so at