Gingerbread House Competition

30th Annual National

Looking for some great gingerbread house ideas? Let's take a look at the largest gingerbread house competition in the country as it celebrates 30 years with six brand-new specialty awards and first-ever People's Choice award. 

Gingerbread House Ideas

Grand Prize Winner in adult category: Ann Bailey, “When Dreams Have Wings”– Cary, NC

Adult First Place Winner

Teen (ages 13-17) First Place: Rhinehart Girls, “Fairy Tea House” – Columbia, TN

Teen First Place Winner

Youth (ages 9-12) First Place: Coble Adams, “Santa Yoda and His Baby Elves” – Raleigh, NC

Youth First Place Winner

Child (ages 5-8) First Place: Maisy Frahler, “Christmas Morning Paper Dolls” – Greenville, SC

Child First Place Winner

People’s Choice: Best in Show Award: Jessica Frost, “Engine of America” – El Paso, TX

People's Choice Award

Empire State Building Unveils Holiday Decorations