Gingerbread House Contest Rules 


  1. Entries must be totally edible. All candy must be unwrapped, no lollipop sticks, and no perishable foods may be used.
  2. Entries must be original, no gingerbread house kits allowed.
  3. Entries must be freestanding and securely attached to a plywood base.
  4. Only battery-operated lighting can be used.
  5. Entries will remain on display at City Hall through December 12. 
  6. Entries must be dropped off at City Hall on Monday, December 2 between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
  7. Entries must be picked up on December 13  or they will be discarded.


  1. Judging will take place on Monday, December 2. Judges decisions are final.
  2. The People’s Choice voting will start Tuesday, December 3 at 8:00 am and will go until Thursday, December 5th at 5:00 pm in City Hall. 
  3. Winners will be announced on December 6 at Light the Night in the lobby of City Hall at 7:45 pm and awards will follow.