Holiday Gingerbread House Competition

December 5th - 8th | NY Cake
Competitor InformationLive Demos & Workshops


November 24th

By 7:00 pm 
Live Gingerbread Selection Notification 

Individual’s chosen for the Live Gingerbread House Competition will be notified on the 24th via email.

December 1st

12:00 AM 
Registration for the Gingerbread House and Gingerbread Cookie Set Competitions Closes

Thursday, December 5th

10:00 am
Live Gingerbread selective contestant drop off ONLY!

Additional information will be made available to those who were chosen for this competition category closer to the check-in date. 

Friday, December 6th

8:30 – 11:00 am
Gingerbread House and Cookie Set Competition Entry Dropoff

Please note, no entries will be accepted after 11:00 am. Additional informatoin on the check-in process will be made available to competitors via email, closer to the competition date. 

12:00 – 2:00 pm
LIVE Gingerbread House Competition
12:00 – 3:00 pm
Judging of the Gingerbread House and Cookie Set Entries 

This year’s competition will be judged by Lisa Mansour, Nicholas Lodge, and Arlene Chua. 

2:00 – 3:00 PM
Judgining of LIVE Gingerbread House Competition 

This year’s competition will be judged by Lisa Mansour, Nicholas Lodge, and Arlene Chua. 

6:00 PM
Award Ceremony 

Sunday, December 8th

By 6:00 PM
Pick up Competition Entries 

Please note, judges picks will remain on display until January 6th, and can be picked up on the 6th at NY Cake Academy. Additionally, any entries that are not picked up by the designated time/date will be disposed of. 

Live Demos & Workshops

Wednesday, December 4th & Thursday, December 5th

8:30 am – 4:30 pm 
Two-Day Sugar Flower Workshop with Nicholas Lodge

Take this fabulous two-day sugar flower class for the holidays where you will learn to make:
Holiday poinsettia; Pine cones and needles; Blue spruce; Holly (both variegated English);
Mistletoe; Ivy (both variegated and English); and Leather leaf ferns.

Everything needed to participate in the class will be provided for you to use, and you will be able to purchase your molds, veiners, tools at N.Y. Cake retail store. The class includes a very detailed book and certificate from the Nicholas Lodge School of Sugar Art.

 Sign Up Now! 

Friday, December 6th

3:00 – 6:00 pm
Free Live Demos taught by Arlene Chua and Nicholas Lodge

Additional information available soon. 

Saturday, December 7th

11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Gingerbread Cookie & Decorating Demo with Nicholas Lodge & Arlene Chua


Additional information available soon.

3:00 – 6:00 pm
Gingerbread Cookie & Decorating Demo with Nicholas Lodge & Arlene Chus


Additional information available soon.