Put Your Construction Skills to the Test in Golden’s Gingerbread House Contest

Turn your kitchen table into a construction zone for a chance to taste victory (and something sweet!) during the 2022 Gingerbread House Contest at Golden Library! This December, break out the icing and candies. Create a scrumptious gingerbread structure to showcase your holiday creativity.

Submit Your Gingerbread House

Bring in your completed gingerbread house to the Golden Library anytime between Dec. 1 - 12 to enter the contest. Your imagination is the limit as you put your own twist on this holiday classic.

You can go for gold in any of the five superlative categories:

  • Coziest
  • Most Creative
  • A for Effort
  • Showstopper
  • Most Delicious Looking

To help you get started, gingerbread house kits will be available for pickup at Golden Library starting on Dec. 1 while supplies last.

Vote for Your Favorite Gingerbread House

Once you’ve built your tasty piece of holiday architecture, get ready to vote for your favorites. Online voting closes on Dec. 18. Cast your vote now!

Celebrate the Winning Gingerbread Houses

On Dec. 19 from 5 - 5:30, enjoy an awards celebration hosted at the Golden Library with the whole family. Check out all the scrumptious finalists and congratulate the winners during this festive send-off into the holidays.