• Tag two friends who love gingerbread on our announcement post 11.29.21
  • Post a photo of your Gingerbread house creation to your feed with the caption #IABECreations
  • Tag @artisanbakeryexpo
  • Give your creation a name (extra points for a good pun!)
  • Make sure you’re following us on Instagram


  • Contest participation is open to anyone 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • Artisan Bakery Expo employees and their family members are not eligible.
  • The contest is limited to the first 100 published posts.
  • Photo, Description and/or Video are collectively referred to as an entry. Only one entry per contestant will be accepted.
  • The Artisan Bakery Expo Gingerbread House Contest will be open for entries beginning at 12:01 A.M. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on Sunday, November 28, 2021 and will close at 11:59 P.M. PST on Thursday, December 9, 2021 (“Entry Period”). The winner will be announced at 2 P.M. on Sunday, December 12.


  • Your entry must be a building constructed of homemade gingerbread. All other additions/toppings – icing, sprinkles, candies, etc. – can be store bought or homemade.
  • Your entry must be a building consisting of at least (but not limited to): four (4) walls, one (1) door, two (2) windows, and two (2) gingerbread people.


  • Gingerbread creations will be judged by the International Artisan Bakery Expo Team
  • Decisions will be made by vote; votes are final and binding in all aspects of this contest.


Winners will win the following:

  • 1st Place – Two (2) free tickets to the 2022 International Artisan Bakery Expo and a $100 gift card
  • 2nd place – $50 gift card