Gingerbread Festival – 2017

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The Gingerbread Festival is the primary fundraising event for the SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House, located in Newport, North Carolina.

Dates:  December 8-10, 2017
Location:  Crystal Coast Civic Center, Morehead City, North Carolina

 

Schedule of Events

Friday, December 8

Preview Party - 7:30-11pm
This ticketed event features a preview of the Gingerbread Festival entries at a festive party, including catered food, a live band, and a silent auction. Come join us for a night of holiday fun as we kick off our weekend!

Catering by Seaside Sensations

Musical Entertainment by

Punch

Preview Party Tickets are $50.  Purchase your Tickets by clicking on the button below: Purchase Tickets Here

Saturday, December 9

Open To Public - 11am-5pm
Everyone is invited to come enjoy the festivities and see all of the beautiful gingerbread houses on display. Vote for your favorite gingerbread entry, see the amazing decorated Crab Pot Christmas Trees, enjoy children's crafts, watch a gingerbread decorating demonstration, and enjoy a holiday jazz concert. Concessions with all sorts of yummy treats will be available!

Chef Demonstration - 2-4pm
Join us as Master Chefs demonstrate the art and craft of gingerbread house building.

Face Painting - 2-4pm
Kids of all ages can get "decorated" for the holidays!

Jazz Concert - 4-5pm
Get into the Holiday Spirit with the sounds of the season, featuring The Raynor Brothers Jazz Band.

Sunday, December 10

Open To Public - 11am-5pm
Everyone is invited to come enjoy the festivities and see all of the beautiful gingerbread houses on display. Vote for your favorite gingerbread entry, see the amazing decorated Crab Pot Christmas Trees, enjoy children's crafts, and enjoy a holiday concert featuring the Sunshine Community Band. Awards will be presented this afternoon. Concessions will be available all day.

Cookies & Cocoa With Santa - 2:30-4pm
This ticketed event admits your child to a fun afternoon visit with Santa Claus, holiday crafts, and treats. Come enjoy a special holiday time with your young one. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by CLICKING HERE.

Sunshine Community Band & Awards Presentation - 4-5pm
Celebrate the music of Christmas with the Sunshine Community Band, and find out who will win the big prizes of our Gingerbread Festival Competition!