Gingerbread House Contest

Gingerbread House Contest

The 2019 Gingerbread House Contest is a festive competition for artists of all ages and backgrounds to showcase their one-of-a-kind gingerbread house creations for a chance to win four annual zoo memberships ($180 value)

*Note there will be two contests, one held each weekend of Christmas Zoobilee.

Contest 1: December 14 & 15
Drop off: Friday, December 13th-Sunday, December 15th at 12:00, noon.
Judging: Sunday, December 15th at 3:00pm. *You do not need to be present to win
Pick up: Monday, December 16th

Contest 2: December 21 & 22
Drop off: Friday, December 20th - Sunday, December 22nd at 12:00, noon.
Judging: Sunday, December 22nd at 3:00pm.
Pick up: Monday, December 23rd.

Contest Rules:

1) Gingerbread entries submitted can be no larger than 24 inches x 24 inches for display purposes.

2) All entries will be judged on creativity and appearance only. Judges will not consume or tamper with gingerbread structures.

3) Entries must be dropped off by the deadlines posted to the front desk. Official entry form must be completed at time of drop off.

Judging begins Sunday at 3pm, at such time the first place winner will be awarded and contacted. Note: Contestants do not need to be present to win. All gingerbread entries will be on display through the following Monday in the contest area of the Zoo Cafe.

For more info and full event schedule: Christmas Zoobilee