Gingerbread Build-Off

Levy Park

December 11, 2021

Presenting Sponsor

Icing on the Roof Sponsors

Gumdrop Sponsors

Holiday Helper Sponsors

Community Partners

Gingerbread Build-Off

THE 12TH ANNUAL GINGERBREAD BUILD-OFF
Saturday, December 11, 10am-5pm
Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St, Houston, 77098


Architecture Center Houston will host the 12th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off at Levy Park on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Competing teams will create their masterpieces using 100% edible materials (of which leftovers will be composted). More than 4,000 spectators are expected to attend and cheer on the teams, play in the kids' construction zone, and see Santa! All of that entertainment is free and open to the public!

Team registration for the 2021 event is open to local architecture firms, design professionals, students, and enthusiasts seeking the coveted Grand Prix de Show for their edible structure. Additional competition categories and team registration can be found under Competition Rules.

EVENT DAY SCHEDULE:
10:00am–11:00am  Gingerbread Team Check-in
11:00am–4:00pm  Gingerbread Team Competition Building
11:00am–4:00pm  Kids' Construction Zone and Scavenger Hunt
3:30pm–4:30pm    Houston Bronze Ensemble performance
5:00pm–5:30pm    Gingerbread Team Award Winners Annoucned

GINGERBREAD JUDGES
Catherine Callaway, President, Architecture Center Houston
Debra Lathan, Assistant Director Houston Parks and Recreation Department
Jeromy Murphy, Presenting Sponsor, ACI
Patrick Renner, AIA Houston Artist of the Year
Chef Lawerence Walker, Culinary Director, Lucille’s

TEAM REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Team registration is open. Early Bird registration for team registrations and additional materials forms closes Friday, October 29, 5pm. General registration closes Friday, November 12 by 5pm. 
Registration and competition rules can be found here


BECOME A SPONSOR:
Event sponsorship supports Architecture Center Houston's educational and public programs that include exhibition, lectures, walking tours and k-12 educational programs. For more information contact Aleks Stavitski at aleks@aiahouston.org .

VOLUNTEERING:
Volunteer to help with the Gingerbread Build-Off! ArCH needs help with the Kids Construction Zone, as well as setup/teardown of the event. Email jennifer@aiahouston.org. Educational and civic groups welcome!