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gingerbread-house-Love Musikfest? Have a favorite “Platz“?  Show your holiday and Musikfest spirit by reimagining your favorite festival venue as a gingerbread house in the new Musikfest “Platz” category in the 3rd-annual SteelStacks Gingerbread House Competition & Exhibit. This year’s exhibit will take place Nov. 20-Dec. 20 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

Gingerbread houses will be judged in five categories – Traditional Gingerbread House; Student Gingerbread House Creation for grades 6-8; Student Gingerbread House Creation for grades 9-12; Kids & Family Gingerbread Creation for ages 12 and under; and the Reproduction of Your Favorite Musikfest “Platz”. First- and second-prize winners in each category will take home cash prizes of $125 and $100 respectively; third-prize winners will each receive a $25 ArtsQuest gift card.

Any individual or group interested in entering the competition must fill out the SteelStacks Gingerbread House Competition entry form at by Nov. 15. Gingerbread houses must be brought to the ArtsQuest Center between Nov. 17 and 19 and will remain on display through Dec. 20; winners will be announced Dec. 21.

For complete details and the official entry form, please visit