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Public viewing will take place starting on December 12th  during regular Town hall hours and from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 15th.

Contest rules:

  • Gingerbread houses must be edible – Imagination is encouraged

  • Authentic  Categories – Entries must be made from gingerbread using only food materials

  • Kits are allowed but imagination is encouraged to make each look different

  • Entries must be on a base no bigger than 12” x 12”

  • Gingerbread houses must be dropped off between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM on  December 10th or 11th, 2018 at Town Hall where the Gingerbread committee will be setting up houses

  • Winners will be chosen by For the Love of Swampscott, December 15th.  Houses will remain on display until December 19th.

  • ALL HOUSES MUST BE PICKED UP ON Thursday, DECEMBER 20th BY 4:30 PM.  Any house not picked up will be destroyed.



Awards will be judged on various categories:


Most Creative                                      Best Holiday Spirit                                Best Adult (18 & over)


Best Teen (age 14-17)              Best Youth (age 10-13)      Best Child (9 & under)            

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