Gingerbread House Competition

Come see the 2019 Gingerbread House Competition at the Country Christmas Faire

Competitors enter any of the many categories, including children, teens, adults, special needs, families, and groups. There’s even a category for those who want to enter a house made by a kit. Some past entries are shown below.

Gingerbread House Results 2018

The results of the 16th Annual Gingerbread House Competition are in! With 48 entries received, the People’s Choice/Best of Show winner was Kathy Kinney. Additional Best of Show ribbons were awarded to Leeam Eaton, Owen Strolle, Johanna Pease, and Joanne Perilman and Avery Lawson. The names of all the Gingerbread House Competition winners can be found in the link below. Thanks to everyone who participated, and congratulations!

Gingerbread House Competition Results

2018 Best of Show and People's Choice - Kathy Kinney of Grass Valley

2018 Best of Show and People’s Choice – Kathy Kinney


Leeam Eaton


Kathy Kinney


Owen Stolle


The Country Christmas Faire at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California. An annual event featuring artists, gingerbread houses, and Santa.


2017 People's Choice Award, Gingerbread House

2017 People’s Choice by Mary Sweet and Austin Ault


2016 Best of Show. Jan Haverty

2016 Best of Show by Jan Haverty


2016 People's Choice. Owen Strolle

2016 People’s Choice by Owen Strolle


2015 Best of Show, Wanda Dunn, Penn Valley

2015 Best of Show by Wanda Dunn


2015 People's Choice Award, Kathy Kinney

2015 People’s Choice Award by Kathy Kinney