Gingerbread House Contest

Get into the holiday spirit by competing in Blue Ridge’s 6th Annual Gingerbread Contest.

2019 Winners

Thanks to the participants, all entries were WONDERFUL.  Hope you had as much fun making the houses as we did seeing them.

People’s Choice:  Sandi Jo Larson, “Fairyland”

Adult Winner:  Sandi Jo Larson, “Fairyland”

Business Winners:

  1. Denise Burns, “Three Little Pigs”  Design Refind
  2. Jaime Davis, “Blue Ridge Aviary”   Blue Ridge Bird Seed Company

High School Winner:  “Eskimo House” Fannin High School National Art Honor Society

Elementary School Winners:

East Fannin Elementary School, STEM Classes

  1. “Cozy Cottage”
  2.  “Elsa’s House”
  3. “White Chickens”

Honorary Mention  Fannin County Head Start

Entry Categories


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


Entries must be set up at the Arts Center by 5 pm Wednesday November 20th. For more information regarding entry rules contact Chris Martinez.

  • Please deliver your house to the Arts Center: Wednesday, November 27th, between 3 and 5:00 pm
  • Judging: Will take place during the morning of November 29th with plaques placed by the winning Gingerbread Houses at that time.  Judging is not open to the public.
  • House pick up: December 15th 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 15, 2019.


*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 29th
through noon December 15th.
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 15th

TIP & TRICKS for Gingerbread House Success

Check out these great links for helpful hints on making your best Gingerbread House:

2018 House Entries