Gingerbread Celebration and Holiday Mart

Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 9:00am

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Holiday gingerbread tradition returns

The Adams County Arts Council’s 13th Annual Gingerbread Celebration & Holiday Mart returns on Friday, December 2, 9 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, December 3, 9 am to 3 pm., at the Arts Education Center, 125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg. Admission is free for children with a $1 donation requested for adults. Kennie’s Market and the Gettysburg Chocolate Market are major sponsors. The Holiday Mart features area artists and craftspeople selling one-of-a kind items, a silent auction of gift baskets, bake sale, and children’s activities.

The contest is open to families, individuals, young bakers, schools, groups, and nonprofits. The public votes for the gingerbread houses with dollars, either in person or online at adamsarts.org. Houses with the most dollars win cash prizes totaling $1,600.  Businesses and restaurants compete for the coveted Ginger Trophy. The houses may be purchased via the online auction site, biddingowl.com.

Entry forms and more information are available at www.adamsarts.org, by calling (717) 334-5006, or at the Arts Education Center. The deadline for entry forms is November 23. 

The event is being held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Christmas Festival, a town-wide, annual holiday celebration featuring special activities,‚Äčentertainment, games, and promotions.

The mission of the Adams County Arts Council is to cultivate an arts-rich community.

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