Fifth Annual Gingerbread Build-Off


Competing teams will create their masterpieces using 100 percent edible materials. More than 3,000 spectators are expected to attend and cheer on the teams. Team Registration is open to local architecture firms, design professional, students and enthusiasts seeking the coveted Grand Prix de Show for their edible structure. Gingerbread buildings will be judged by an independent panel of food, design, art and architecture professionals.

Following the build-off, winners and select competitors will be featured in a one week exhibition from Dec. 16 to 20, free and open to the public at Architecture Center Houston.



Hermann Square Park - City Hall
900 Smith St.
Houston, TX 77002


Free for spectators; team registration is $125.
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