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Gingerbread House Contest & Display

December 10, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Put your baking skills and creativity to work in the Mark Twain Museum’s Annual Gingerbread Contest and Display! Sponsored by Hannibal’s County Market and Walmart. You won’t want to miss the delectable display of Gingerbread Houses in the Museum Gallery Window during the Holiday Season and vote on your favorites during the Victorian Festival of Christmas’ Living Windows.

You can enter your Gingerbread House design in one of our 4 categories; Children’s Division, Teen Division, Adult, or the Baker’s Division (all from scratch).

Gingerbread Houses will remain on display to the public in the Museum Gallery window from Monday following Thanksgiving until the Monday following New Year’s Day.

People’s Choice voting will be held during the Victorian Festival of Living’s Live Window display held on December 10th between 5:00 and 8:00 pm. Winners will be announced on the Monday following. Winners receive either a County Market or Walmart Gift Card valued at $50 to $100.

Contact Melissa, event coordinator, at 573-221-9010 ext. 404 for more information.

Gingerbread Recipe


Mark Twain Museum

120 N. Main St.
Hannibal, MO 63401