Contest Rules

We want to encourage everyone to participate, so we keep restrictions to a minimum!

Kits and pre-made gingerbread are allowed. Just be sure to add your personal touch!

Graham cracker houses are permitted in the Family/Individual Division.

Houses must have been built within the current year.

Please build and deliver your house on a sturdy base measuring no bigger than 15”x15”.

Visible elements of the house should be edible. (Does not include base or architecture under visible décor.) Items in the environment of your house may be inedible.

Designs may be any structure: houses, businesses, public buildings, hotels, churches, etc.
Houses will be viewed from all angles.

Entries must be delivered to designated business by the end of business on November 30. We will contact you with your assigned business and associated contact information.

Entries must be picked up during the Christmas Stroll anytime after the announcement of the winners (starting at 6:30pm)


November 5  -  Entries Open

November 30 - Deadline for delivering entry to designated business

December 6 thru 10 - Public Voting

Morning of December 10, Entries Moved to WF Chamber Tent/CENTURY 21 tent

December 10 at 6:30pm - Winners of both divisions announced during the Christmas Stroll at Whitefish Chamber/ CENTURY 21 tent, located at the southern end of Central Ave

December 10 starting at 6:30 thru the end of the Christmas Stroll - Entry Pickup