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Date(s) - 11/01/2019 - 12/13/2019
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Occoquan Community Gingerbread House Contest!

Build a fun creation by December 12th and enter to win a $25 prize to spend at any business in town!

The Town of Occoquan invites individuals or groups to enter a fun Gingerbread House Contest! Use your imagination and gingerbread to build anything from a simple cottage to an elaborate historic reproduction. Winners will be announced at WinterFest on Saturday, December 14, at 4 pm and receive a $25 prize to spend at any local Town of Occoquan business! All creations will be displayed at Town Hall December 13 through 20, 2019.


Creations with attached entry forms are to be dropped off at Town Hall between Monday, December 9 and Thursday, December 12, 2019. Town Hall is open Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm. Judging will be on Friday, December 13 by a team of local judges.


Traditional Gingerbread: Any structure is allowed in this category, i.e. Victorian, colonial, modern, house, barn, cottage, etc.

Authentic Reproduction of a Structure in Occoquan: Pay tribute to the town and recreate a magical reproduction of a building within Occoquan’s historic district. Your display must include a picture of the real thing.

Gingerbread Creations:  Combine your favorite candy and delicious edibles to design your gingerbread house! Graham crackers are acceptable in this category. (There are no age restrictions in any category, but Gingerbread Creations was designed for the younger set to be able to enter and compete.)

For more information: Gingerbread Contest entry form.

For more information on WinterFest

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