About Haus of Gingerbread presented by Francesca's

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New time, new place, new competition...Haus of Gingerbread presented by Francesca's is all about that new-new!

Join us on Saturday, December 16 at 5 PM for a festive evening of fierce competition and philanthropy benefitting the youth of Grace Place. Watch as teams serve holiday realness and compete to build THEE most fabulous, unexpected, and extra af gingerbread house.

We'll set the winter-time vibes with music by DJ Cheeks, seasonal cocktails, beer, and wine, and complimentary food provided by Kindred KitchenEnjoy our new, bigger venue with a 360 photo booth, grab some Grace Place merch, and play at our interactive activity stations to learn about what we provide at Youth Nights. Need to start your holiday shopping? We'll be raffling off amazing packages and items like performing arts tickets, gourmet foods, restaurant gift cards, jewelry, and more!

Don't be a basic Grinch! Teams will be provided a pre-assembled gingerbread house kit with basic supplies, but it's up to them to take it to the next level. Come up with a theme, bring unique décor, or pack your best kitchen gadgets--there is no limit to what you can decorate with!

New Award Categories! 

Dazzle our celebrity judges with your holiday haute-ness! Compete for the legendary grand prize and the people's choice awards, as well as in three new themed categories: 

  • Queer Realness: Best LGBTQ+ House
  • Sleigh, Queen: Best Holiday-Themed House
  • Your 15 Minutes of FAME: Best Pop Culture-Themed House

Help make the holiday season brighter for our youth and become a sponsorYou'll receive special recognition and VIP event perks. 

Be one of our helper elves! Volunteer opportunities are now available.

All proceeds benefit Grace Place and youth and young adults experiencing homelessness of all sexualities and genders.