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Fun Holiday – Gingerbread House Day

Take out all your baking supplies, unleash your imagination and build a gingerbread house on December 12 or Gingerbread House Day.

Little girl decorating a gingerbread house.
Little girl decorating a gingerbread house.
Build and decorate a gingerbread house today.
©iStockphoto.com/mzoroyan

This unofficial holiday celebrates the tradition of making houses and architectural models out of gingerbread cookies. The tradition can be traced back to the 1600s.

How to Celebrate?

  • Make your own gingerbread house. Maybe try and recreate a architectural landmark with gingerbread?
  • Take part in your local gingerbread house competition or hold one of your own!

Did You Know…

….that according the Guinness Book of World Records, the World’s largest gingerbread house was made in 2013 by the Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas, United States? The house was 60 ft (18.23 m) long and 10.1 ft (18.28m) tall.

Gingerbread House Day Observances

Fun Holiday: Gingerbread House Day Observances
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