More Than $1,200 in Prizes to be Awarded to Competition’s Winners

ArtsQuest is inviting the public to get creative and share their Gingerbread House masterpieces by entering the first-annual SteelStacks Gingerbread House Competition & Exhibit Nov. 21-Dec. 23 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The competition will feature five categories – Traditional Gingerbread House; Student Gingerbread House Creation for grades six-eight and nine-12; Kids & Family Gingerbread Creation for ages 12 and under; and Authentic Reproduction of a Significant Building in the Lehigh Valley. Cash prizes of $125 and $100 will be awarded to the first- and second-prize winners in each category. Third-prize winners will each receive a $25 ArtsQuest gift card.

Any individual or group interested in entering must fill out the SteelStacks Gingerbread House Competition entry form at by Nov. 9. Completed gingerbread houses must be brought to the ArtsQuest Center Nov. 18 between noon-7 p.m. and will remain on display at the building throughout the event. Gingerbread House Making Demonstrations featuring local artists will also be held at the ArtsQuest Center Dec. 6, 12:30 p.m.; Dec. 7, 3 p.m.; Dec. 13, 12:30 p.m.; and Dec. 14, 3 p.m. The competition’s winners will be announced Dec. 20 at

For complete details and the official entry form, visit