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Annual Gingerbread House Festival in South Windsor
November 23 - December 15
Celebrate “Peace on Earth” during the holidays this year and experience one of the largest Gingerbread House Festival in New England at Wood Memorial Library & Museum in South Windsor. Be filled with wonder and be touched by peace as you gaze upon row after row of creative and colorful gingerbread creations, all created by regional artisans and bakers, students and community members, expert and beginner alike. The Wood, located on historic Old Main Street, provides the perfect holiday venue for showcasing the sugary artistic creations among sparkling lights and colorful decor.
Musical performances, story time and craft events, even visits from Santa will be scattered throughout the festival providing patrons with an uplifting, peaceful and creative break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Finally, don’t forget to stop by “Ye Olde Gingerbread Shoppe” for the opportunity to take home a bit of the magic with many holiday themed gifts and treats.
Join in the fun and enter your own gingerbread creation in the show, we welcome all skill levels and there is no entrance fee. Would you like to enter a masterpiece but don’t know how to begin? Leading up to the festival The Wood will be offering children’s and adult gingerbread house workshops, providing a chance to learn the basics or design like a pro.
Dates and Times:
- Saturday through Monday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m
- Thursday and Friday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
- Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
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