The Savannah Harbor Foundation Has Reinvented Our Annual Tradition To Spread Out Into The Hostess City! Bake & Build To Win - Then Sip & Stroll Through Savannah's Finest Hotels, Eateries, Shops & Stores Admiring Beautiful Gingerbread Masterpieces Along The Way!
The Great American Gingerbread House Competition welcomes amazing competitors from all over the country and world. We'll be assembling in Savannah this year and we hope to see you there! We provide prize money and vacation packages to the winners then the top 20 creations will be distributed throughout Savannah along the Gingerbread Trail.
House Drop Off: Dates:
November 11th & 12th: Gingerbread Shell Pick Up from Savannah Technical College. Shells available for purchase for $35. Any remaining shells will be available at the Savannah Gingerbread House
Sunday, December 12th from 12pm – 6pm: Gingerbread Collections @ Desoto Hotel, Madison Ballroom
Monday, December 13th from 9am – 10am: Gingerbread Collections @ Desoto Hotel, Madison Ballroom
Monday, December 13th, 10:30am - 12:00pm - Judging - This segment is closed to the public.
Monday, December 13th, 2:00pm - Award Reception – Ballroom Foyer - Judges and competitors are welcomed to our Award Reception as we announce the winners. Media Present & Cash Bar Available.
Monday, December 13th 5pm - 8pm - Royal Gingerbread Ball & Charity Auction - Madison Ballroom with a "Tour of Homes" - After the Awards Receptions we'll move right into the Royal Gingerbread Ball - a family friendly dress up event with live characters from all your favorite princess movies! Plus a charitable auction where we'll offer some amazing auction items and allow access to view the magnificent pieces. This event is open to the public and business who wish to become part of the Gingerbread Trail.
Monday, December 13th 8pm - House Pick Up, The top 20 houses will be distributed throughout Savannah to key host locations. Remaining Houses are picked up by their artists
Tuesday, December 14th 8am - 11am - House Pick Up, The top 20 houses will be distributed throughout Savannah to key host locations. Remaining Houses are picked up by their artists or relocated to Savannah Gingerbread House
ALL NEW THIS YEAR: THE ROYAL GINGERBREAD BALL & SILENT AUCTION
You are cordially invited for a Royal Affair as we celebrate all our competitors and announce winners from the competition.
Ticket includes access to the event, light hors d'oeuvres and desserts, cash bar available.
Children are most welcome to gaze upon the magnificent Gingerbread creations and meet a variety of Royal dignitaries: