December 1, 2016 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Judge’s Choice Awards* announced at 6:00 p.m.
*Community Choice Award voting takes place throughout the exhibit; November 23, 2016 – January 2, 2017
Free and open to the public. Advance reservations preferred.
Online registration has closed. Please join us at the door!
Continuing this spirited tradition at The Rockwell Museum, The Gingerbread Invitational is an artful competition and exhibition with a focus on historic landmarks and architecture of Corning and the surrounding region – in gingerbread!
2015 First Place Winner
Shall we say they "Took The Cake?" Amber Colby of Cuse Cakes & Family took home the trophy with their depiction of Historic Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse
2015 Second Place & Community Choice Award Winner
Watkins Glen State Park - South Pavilion by Ladonna Costello took both Second Place with the judges AND The Community Choice Award (by a landslide)!
2015 Third Place Winners
Team "#allthegingerbreads" took Third Place with First Presbyterian Church in Bath NY: A Sugar Study
It's All in the Details
Go crazy with delicious details or focus on true representation - what will your strategy be?
Well-known locations tend to do well with the public - what's your favorite place in the Corning region?
We encourage whimsy, creativity, and innovation of materials! Just, please: no Jolly Ranchers!
Teams of gingerbread enthusiasts and community members like you have built our region’s beloved parks, community centers, museums and more! Find these amazing creations scattered throughout The Rockwell starting November 22, 2016 through January 2, 2017.
With the help of a panel of judges, we’ll award First-, Second-, and Third-place prizes, then guests will launch public voting for the Community Choice Award (winner announced in January 2017). Come dressed in your favorite sweater for sweet treats and holiday fun!