We are delighted to welcome you on December 12 and 13 to deliver your homes!
Sunday, December 12th from 12pm – 6pm: Gingerbread Collections @ Desoto Hotel
Monday, December 13th from 9am – 11am: Gingerbread Collections @ Desoto Hotel
Monday, December 13th, 11:30am - 1:30pm - Judging - This segment is closed to the public.
Monday, December 13th, 5:00pm - Award Ceremony – Ballroom - Judges and competitors are welcomed to our Award Reception as we announce the winners. Media Present & Cash Bar Available.
Monday, December 13th 7:30pm - Royal Gingerbread Ball & Silent 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.
Register and confirm your entry to be eligible for amazing prizes!! We look forward to welcoming you to Savannah December 12 & 13th at the Desoto Hotel then displaying your creation in various Savannah venues throughout the Christmas season.
Official Gingerbread Competition Division is meant for serious competitors who plan to bring their A-Game to win top dollars and recognition. Cash prizes and other prizes including: Judge's Choice: $3000, Popular Vote: $1000, Honorable Selections: $500
Youth & Family Fun Division is meant for families or school groups with young competitors to have fun and work together on their edible designs with multiple cash prizes: 1st: $250, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50
Build-Local Division is meant for non-profits, businesses, hotels, restaurants, shops and other businesses to build and showcase houses with a cash donation made to the winner's charity of choice.
Bring your creation to the Desoto for judging then proudly display it at your business to drive traffic an win votes!
Or skip the work and Sponsor the Trail! We'll deliver a house to you!
Have you ever wanted how to create the perfect Gingerbread House, but didn't want to bake and build the foundation? Now you can enjoy all the best parts of decorating without the hassle of building the structure. Let the soon-to-be professionals at the Savannah Culinary Institute do that! Pick up your forms November 11 (4-6PM) and November 12 (9A-Noon) at Savannah Technical College in the Eckburg Auditorium.
We invite you to join us as we celebrate all of our competitors and announce winners from the competition.
Space is limited. Cash bar available
Register to host one of our amazing houses. We'll promote your business location and drive traffic directly to you. Create a special holiday offer like a gingerbread hot toddy or similar to maximize your sponsorship.
Register to host up to 5 of our magnificent houses! You select the houses and your team builds the village in your storefront, lobby or other area. We'll promote your business location and drive traffic directly to you via web, print and PR channels. Create a special holiday offer like a gingerbread hot toddy or similar to maximize your sponsorship.
Register to host up to 10 of our magnificent houses! You select the houses and your team builds a village in your storefront, lobby or other area. We'll promote your business location and drive traffic directly to you via web, print and PR channels. Create a special holiday offer like a gingerbread hot toddy or similar to maximize your sponsorship.
Register to host up to 20 of our amazing houses and our team of expert Christmas elves craft a Holiday-Themed Gingerbread City inside your storefront, lobby or other area. Complete with train, trees, snow and more. We'll promote your business location and drive traffic directly to you. Create a special holiday offer like a gingerbread hot toddy or similar to maximize your sponsorship.
Donate to: Add a Donation to Savannah Harbor FoundationiThe Savannah Harbor Foundation, a 501(c)(3), makes a commitment to bettering our community and those who live within it. This mission is funded through community events and sponsorship in order to realize our vision of an engaged & uplifted city.
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