2016 Gingerbread House Display & Competition

 

ANNUAL GINGERBREAD DISPLAY/COMPETITION AND TRAIN DISPLAY
November 18, 2016 through January 7, 2017

Click here for a 2015 Holiday video of the Wintergarden.
Wintergarden
Don’t miss this magnificent display of delicious dwellings created by area individuals, organizations, senior citizens, students and chefs.

15092w_Proud_SupporterThere is no charge for admission. Donations are collected in the PPG Place Wintergarden for the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Free Care Fund.

For more information on the Gingerbread House Competition/Display, including rules, construction guidelines, important dates and entry form, click here to download the 2016 Gingerbread Info Packet.


To fill out our online entry form for the 14h Annual Gingerbread House Display/Competition, click here.

Already registered? Please click here to download competition details and delivery information. Happy baking!


Location, Dates and Hours:

PPG Place Wintergarden

Display Dates/Hours:
NOVEMBER 18-JANUARY 7

Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

OPEN ALL HOLIDAYS:
Thanksgiving Day:    9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Christmas Day & New Year’s Day:    9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
New Year’s Eve:   6 a.m. to 10 p.m.


 2016  Gingerbread House Display Winners

Thank you to all who entered — there are so many creative entries in this year’s exhibit.
Following is the listing of winners in this year’s display:


Preschool (includes Kindergarten)

 1st Place:
Mt. Washington Children’s Center Pre-K to 2
“Santa’s Castle”

2nd Place Tie:
Mrs. Jones, Neshannock Kindergarten Class
“Christmas in the Barn”

2nd Place Tie:
Mrs. Juricich, Neshannock Kindergarten Class
“We Wish ‘Shoe’ a Merry Christmas”

3rd Place Tie:
Miss Cerminara’s Kindergarten Class
McIntyre Elementary School
“Haunted House”

3rd Place Tie:
Royal Oak Nursery School & Kindergarten
“Dr. Seuss”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Mrs. Flannery & Mrs. Memo’s
Neshannock Kindergarten Classes
“Lighting the Way for Santa’s Sleigh”

Honorable Mention Tie:
All About Kidz

Elementary School

1st Place:
Ingomar Elementary

2nd Place:
Grandview Elementary
“The Fulton House”

3rd Place:
Verna Montessori School
Grades 1 to 5

Honorable Mention Tie:
State Street Elementary
“One Enchanted Christmas”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Heritage Elementary
Franklin Regional School District

Middle School

1st Place Tie:
St. Philip School
“Holy Night”

1st Place Tie:
The Pathfinder School
“Emoji Christmas”

2nd Place:
Yough Intermediate Middle School Gifted
“Next Stop, North Pole”

3rd Place Tie:
Yough Intermediate Middle School Gifted
“Charlie Brown’s Christmas Bake-Off”

3rd Place Tie:
Yough Intermediate Middle School Gifted
“Christmas in Paradise”

Honorable Mention:
Neil Armstrong Middle School
“Santa’s Wonderful Workshop”

High School

1st Place:
Shuman Center School
“The Kringle Coaster”

2nd Place Tie:
Bentworth High School – French 3
“Pere Noel a Paris”

2nd Place Tie:
Bentworth High School – Spanish IV
“Parque Guell in Gaudi’s”

2nd Place Tie:
Western Beaver Jr./Sr. High School Life Skills Class
“Letters to Santa”

3rd Place Tie:
Grove City High School
“A Jolly Piece of Work”

3rd Place Tie:
Yough High School
“Pittsburgh Incline”

3rd Place Tie:
Propel Braddock Hills High School Life Skills Class
“Winter Wonderland”

 Honorable Mention Tie:
Sunrise School in Monroeville
“Winter Wonderland”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Neshannock High School Family & Consumer Science
“Lonely Sails”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Plum High School Secondary Life Skills
“Home for the Holidays”

Culinary School

1st Place:
Steel Center for Career and Technical Education
Am Baking Class

2nd Place:
Karen Lindow
“Noah’s Official Animal Holiday”

3rd Place:
Parkway West CTC – Mariah & Hannah
“Parkway Palace”

Professional

1st Place:
Daniel Wilson

2nd Place:
Yummyholic
“Christmas with Mister Rogers”

Family

1st Place Tie:
Stein Families
“The Holly and Ivy Bake Shoppe”

1st Place Tie:
Allen Family
“Ole!”

2nd Place Tie:
Stiver Family
“Holiday Lift”

2nd Place Tie:
Flinchbaugh Family
“Holiday Hideaway”

3rd Place Tie:
Linda Fedrow

3rd Place Tie:
Myers Family
“Peace on Earth and Sea”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Lazzaro Family
“Santa’s Sweet Ride”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Andree Family
“We Wish You a Scary Christmas!”

Adult

1st Place Tie:
Brenda van Dyk
“Victorian Christmas”

1st Place Tie:
Cindy Shinsky
“Noelle’s Night Out”

2nd Place Tie:
Heather Farren-McKelvey & Sheila Lucas
“Sunday Funday”

2nd Place Tie:
Mary Olesky
“Fairy Christmas”

3rd Place Tie:
Krissy Evans & Megan Cuda
“A Dollhouse Christmas”

3rd Place Tie:
Tracy Dowler
“Winter Wonderland”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Julie Rubritz
“Cozy Christmas”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Kathy Spray
“Rapunzel’s Castle”

Honorable Mention Tie:
McCall Conroy Malecki
“Holiday Cottage”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Janice Simmons
“Frozen”

Child 5 & Under

 1st Place:
Alivia & Myka Reeder
“Cinderella’s Christmas Castle”

2nd Place:
Carson, Caitlin, Camryn, Raegan, Maddie
“Foote Family Village”

3rd Place:
Jaden Pryor
“Gumdrop Dreamland”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Rylynn Stafford
“Just Snowed”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Alex and Sophia Dowler
“Candy Land”

Child 6 to 9

 1st Place:
Patrick & Jack O’Connor and John & James Curran, and Kelly McCarthy
“The Candy Castle”

2nd Place Tie:
Aaron, Nolan & Ryan Reddy
“Santa’s Firehouse”

2nd Place Tie:
Liliana D’Andrea and Zack Glazar
“Pittsburgh Pyramid”

3rd Place:
Brooke Stanton
“The 3 Little Pigs”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Chace & Camden Bowman
“Yummy House at Christmas”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Megan & Isaac Sabo
“The Sabo Cottage”

Child 10 to 13

1st Place:
Premier Dance Academy
“Dance with Us”

2nd Place:
Breonna Smith
“Snoopy’s Christmas”

3rd Place:
Dylan McNutt
“Corgi Cabin”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Sydney Jackson
“Pittsburgh Penguins Celebrate 50 Years”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Simren Jayaraman, Ananya Rao, Jessi Suski
“Catch Me If You Candy-Cane!”

Child 14 to 17

1st Place:
Emily Kastroll
“St. Basil”

2nd Place:
Natalie Zimmerman
“The Sun and the Moon”

3rd Place:
Haley & Abby Richert and Rachel Stofanak
“Snoopy’s Christmas”

Honorable Mention:
Cassandra Kirsch
“Lighting the Way”

 Non-Profit Children’s Group 6 to 9

1st Place Tie:
Girl Scout Troop #28871
“Daisy Clubhouse”

1st Place Tie:
Girl Scout Troop #52333
“Santa’s Winter House”

2nd Place:
Girl Scout Troop #52101
“Camp Claus”

 3rd Place:
Girl Scout Troop #52751
“We Will Change the World”

Honorable Mention:
Girl Scout Junior Troop #27016
“Let’s Camp S’more!”

Non-Profit Children’s Group 10 to 13

1st Place:
Girl Scout Troop #50251
“Simply Sweet Bakery”

2nd Place:
Girl Scout Troop #57016
“Festival of Winter”

3rd Place:
Girl Scout Troop #20225

Honorable Mention Tie:
Girl Scout Troop #52086
“Welcome 2 GS Paris”

Honorable Mention Tie:
Girl Scout Troop #51133
“Merry Emoji Christmas”

Non-Profit Children’s Group 14 to 17

1st Place:
Girl Scout Troop #50192/#50386
“A Whale of a Christmas”

2nd Place:
Enon Presbyterian Church Youth Group
“EPC Circa 1890”

3rd Place:
Girl Scout Troop #50732
“Gnome Sweet Gnome”

Honorable Mention:
Sarah Heinz House Advanced Robotics Program
“A SHARP Robot!”

Non-Profit Group Adult

1st Place:
Most Holy Name Special Education Group
“Heaven Help Us”

2nd Place:
Chartiers Center – SCC
“Winter Scene”

3rd Place:
Community Human Services Corp.
Created by the Residents of Wood St. Commons
“Peppermint Mocha House”

Honorable Mention:
Western PA School for Blind Children, LAVI Program


2016 ENTRIES: