Please be advised that Market and 3rd Streets near Whitaker Center and Harrisburg University will be closed on 9/22 for HUE Fest. Please plan on allowing extra time for security checks in/around the Center.
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2018 Gingerbread House Display & Contest

Now Accepting Entries!

September 7 - December 30, 2018

Show off your festive side and build your own edible house for Whitaker Center’s 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Display & Contest! The deadline to register your house is Sunday, November 11, 2018.

Gingerbread houses will be on display throughout Whitaker Center lobby spaces beginning Thursday, November 15 through Sunday, December 30, 2018. Participate for your chance to win great prizes!

Click here to download a PDF with full contest details and gingerbread house construction guidelines. Entries must be dropped off, in person, at Whitaker Center. Review PDF for drop off dates/times.

REGISTRATION FEE: $10 per entry goes directly to support Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts

Youth (Grade 5 and under)
Youth (Grades 6 - 12)
Adult (18+)
Family (Enter as a family if various ages will be working on the house)

PRIZES for each category:
First Place: $75 Giant gift card 
Second Place: $50 Giant gift card 



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