Gingerbread Contest & Show

Watch the Virtual 2020 Gingerbread House Contest!

2020 Gingerbread House Contest Winners

We are excited to announce our 2020 contest winners!

2020 Viewer's Choice Award Winners

The Viewer's Choice Award winners are selected by viewers voting and each winning entry receives a $275 check.

A gingerbread house decorated in icing with a family of gnomes out frontA gingerbread house designed as a lighthouse with a candy beach and boat out frontA highly detailed gingerbread house decorated with icing and candies with a snowman out front
2020 Adult Category
Michelle Howell

"Gnome for the Holidays"

2020 Child Category
Violet Stallings

"An Island Christmas"

2020 Family Division
McClain-Hosman

"Mimi & Papa's: 58 Christmases"


The Gingerbread House Committee Selected Winners

Adult Category Winners

A gingerbread house decorated in icing with a family of gnomes out frontA gingerbread house decorated with Santa's sleigh and reindeer around itA gingerbread house with candy and icing covering the exterior
2020 Adult Category Winner
Michelle Howell

"Gnome for the Holidays"

2020 Adult Category Winner
Shaunah Cherry

"Run, Rudolph, Run"

2020 Adult Category Winner
Brian Holt

"Santa's Chalet"


Child Category Winners

A gingerbread house designed as a lighthouse with a candy beach and boat out frontA gingerbread house decorated with pretzel sticks and icingInterior view of a gingerbread house decorated with candy canes and icing
2020 Child Category Winner
Violet Stallings

"An Island Christmas"

2020 Child Category Winner
Maeve Hosman

"Little-House Christmas"

2020 Child Category Winner
Abigial Hugue

"Christmas Eve Night"


Family Category Winners

A gingerbread house with "Mystery Shack" written above the doorwayA gingerbread scene with a department store, a tunnel, snowmen, and winter creaturesA highly detailed gingerbread house decorated with icing and candies with a snowman out front
2020 Family Category Winner
McHale Family

"Mystery Shack"

2020 Family Category Winner
Muldowney Family

"Elf - There's Room for Everyone on the Nice List"

2020 Family Category Winner
McClain-Hosman

"Mimi & Papa's: 58 Christmases"

2020 Registration Information

Registration deadline: CLOSED

Adult Division: individual adult; age 17 years & up
Child Division: individual child; age 8-16 years
Family Division: group of 3-7 individuals; must have at least 1 adult and 1 child (under the age of 16).

The Gingerbread House Committee will award the following prize money and ribbons:

In addition to prize money, the Darnall’s Chance Gingerbread Committee will award ribbons for 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place in each division.
Adult Division Prizes Child & Family Division Prizes
1st Place Adult Division - $100 gift card 1st Place Child Division - $75 gift card
2nd Place Adult Division - $75 gift card 2nd Place Child Division - $50 gift card
3rd Place Adult Division - $50 gift card 3rd Place Child Division - $25 gift card