- This event has passed.
Annual Gingerbread House Festival at The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk
November 27, 2020 - January 3, 2021
The Friends of Wood Memorial Library & Museum are excited to announce that their Annual Gingerbread House Festival will be coming back for its 10th Year! Can you believe it has been a decade since Festival Founder, Bonnie Grover, began this beloved holiday event?
The Wood is committed to keeping this “can’t miss” community event available to the public during the festive holiday season and has partnered with The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk to provide a safe environment for patrons to enjoy the gingerbread house display.
The festival opens the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 27, 2020, and runs through Sunday, January 3, 2021, providing a safe and enjoyable holiday event for the whole family. Celebrate “A Picture Perfect Holiday” this year as gingerbread houses create colorful and creative holiday window displays throughout Evergreen Walk. Several of the window displays will be retrospectives of previous years’ Gingerbread House Festival themes such as 2019’s theme “Winter Birds” and 2018’s “Peace on Earth.” Other displays will be completely new creative masterpieces such as “Colonial New England” and “Victorian Kitchen.”
Gaze upon all the creative and colorful gingerbread entries, made by regional artisans and bakers, students and community members, experts and beginners alike. Windows displays such as “Winter Wonderland” and “Candyland” will provide the perfect opportunity for showcasing sugary artistic creations among sparkling lights and colorful décor, and patrons will be able to enjoy it all while practicing social distancing and safe COVID-19 precautions.
For the past 10 years people from all over the United States and several foreign countries have experienced The Friends of the Wood Memorial Library’s Gingerbread House Festival, making it a part of their annual holiday traditions. In celebration of the 10th Anniversary there will also be an online retrospective of past Gingerbread House displays so that although it may be hard to travel this year all of our patrons can still feel connected to this wonderful event. See Less