Gingerbread House Contest

Get into the holiday spirit by competing in Blue Ridge’s 8th Annual Gingerbread Contest.

Entry Categories

  • Business – Any Business or Organization
  • Individuals
    • Adult
    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Elementary School


  • Entry form must be submitted no later than 5pm, November 20, 2020.
  • House must be delivered between 3 and 5 pm, November 25, 2020.


For more information regarding entry rules contact Chris Martinez.

2020 Gingerbread House Winners

Elementary School

  • First Place Ocean Adventure – Individual Entry
  • Second Place Cozy Christmas Cottage – Mountain Area Christian Academy
  • Honorary Mention Winter Cabin- East Fannin Elementary School


Middle School

  • First Place Project Snowball – Fannin Middle School
  • Second Place A Whoville House – Fannin Middle School
  • Honorary Mention Old Barn Road – Fannin Middle School


High School

  • First Place Glorified Fort – Fannin High School



  • First Place Memory Maker



  • First Place Merciers The Old Apple House
  • Second Place Farmer’s Insurance


Creative Names Honorary Mention

  • Hot Tub Willy’s – East Fannin Elementary School
  • Princess Lemonade – Fannin Middle School

Please email your completed entry form to Chris Martinez.

  • Please deliver your house to the Arts Center: Wednesday, November 25th, between 3 and 5:00 pm.
  • Judging: Will take place during the morning of November 27th with plaques placed by the winning Gingerbread Houses at that time. Judging is not open to the public.
  • House pick up: December 13th between 10am and 4pm. If not picked up by 4 pm your house will be thrown away.
  • Peoples Choice will be announced in the newspaper soon after the closing of the village on December 13, 2020.

*Gingerbread base is to be no larger than 18 by 18 inches.

All Entries will be on display to the public from 12 noon Friday, November 27th through noon December 13th. Gingerbread Village is on display at The Arts Center

While there be sure to VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE for People’s Choice award!
Voting closes 5 pm. Dec 12th

2020 Entries

Previous House Entries