Public Invited to Submit Entries for 5th Annual SteelStacks Gingerbread House Competition


It’s time to grab your frosting and gumdrops as ArtsQuest’s sweetest competition returns!

The 5th Annual Gingerbread House Competition and Exhibit at SteelStacks will take place Nov. 17-Dec. 23 inside the Visitor Center at SteelStacks presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network, 711 E. First Street, Bethlehem.

Submissions cannow be entered in one of five categories: Traditional Gingerbread House; Student Gingerbread House Creation for grades 6-8; Student Gingerbread House Creation for grades 9-12; Kids & Family Gingerbread Creation; and the new 25th Year of Christkindlmarkt Celebration Gingerbread House.

Each category is judged separately, with first and second-place winners taking home cash prizes of $125 and $100 respectively; third place winners each receive a $25 ArtsQuest gift card.

Any individual or group interested in entering the competition must fill out the SteelStacks Gingerbread House Competition entry form at by Nov. 11. Gingerbread houses must be brought to the Visitor Center at SteelStacks on Nov. 15 between the hours of noon and 4 p.m. All entries will remain on display through Dec. 23 with winners announced Dec. 20.

For complete competition details and the official entry form, please visit