Gingerbread Contest

Main Street Association


28th Annual Uptown Gingerbread Contest at the Port Townsend Public Library
Dec. 1st - 11th, 2022

Prizes will be awarded in five categories:

  • Children 12 & under
  • - Most Creative
  • - Most Literary
  • - People’s Choice
  • - Housing for All

Please provide your project with a family-friendly name and contact details. Your “house” footprint (size) should be limited to 18”x18”. There is no height limit. All “houses” must be made from entirely edible pieces. Feel free to use real gingerbread or graham crackers.

Entries will be accepted from December 1st - 11th, 2022. Judging will take place December 12th - 19th, 2022 by local artist Max Grover. Please drop off your Gingerbread House at the Carnegie Library during library hours at 1220 Lawrence Street. Winners will be announced on Dec. 22nd, 2022. Call the library at 385-3181 with questions.

Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Port Townsend Library, you can pick up FREE Gingerbread House Kits to get you started at the Carnegie Library from November 21st - 30th, 2022(while supplies last).

*Prizes and contest details are subject to change without warning in the event of unforeseen circumstances. If you want to keep your entry it must be picked up by Monday, January 2nd -otherwise, it will be discarded. While the library will do its best to take care of the entries, the library cannot guarantee they will be returned without damage or become lost.

Event Dates
Thursday, December 1, 2022 through Sunday, December 11, 2022