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Leon County Hosts Third Annual Community Gingerbread House Competition

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | 

Leon County Hosts Third Annual Community Gingerbread House Competition

Sugar and spice and all things nice are in store at the Leon County Main Library 


WHO: Leon County Government
WHAT: Third Annual Community Gingerbread House Competition Display and Awards Announcement
WHEN: Saturday, December 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. Awards will be announced at 2 p.m.

LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Library, 200 W. Park Ave.


Join Leon County Government for the Third Annual Gingerbread House Competition on Saturday, December 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Library, 200 West Park Avenue. 


Citizens are invited to put their design skills to the test in this family-friendly Gingerbread House Competition for a chance to win gift card prizes. One winner from each age category (child, teen and adult) will be selected. Ahead of the event, citizens can pick up free grab-and-go gingerbread-themed youth activity bags at all Library locations. 


Entrants can drop off their confectionary creations at the Leon County Main Library on Friday, December 3 from 5 to 6 p.m. or on Saturday, December 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. Entries will be on display to the public from 1 to 3 p.m. on December 4, and awards will be announced at 2 p.m.


Learn more about the competition and register to participate here. 


In addition to the Gingerbread House Competition, on December 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Main Library is hosting Andy’s Room: Life-Size Toy Box for children in preschool through elementary school. Attendees can explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics through fun activities, and enjoy snacks, photos ops and more. Andy’s Room will travel between Library locations throughout December and January. View the schedule here.


For more information, contact Michelle Ray, Learning & Workforce Services Manager, at (850) 606-2665 / or Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Community and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 /




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