Build a House for the House
Gingerbread House Competition and Display

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the Columbia Mall

Help us kick off the holidays with this year's Build a House for the HOUSE Gingerbread Competition and Display to benefit the Ronald McDonald House! Vote by donating for your favorite entry. Voting for 2018 entries will begin this summer/fall. 

Don’t miss this splendid display of delectable houses created by individuals, organizations, students and chefs.  Design and construct a gingerbread house and enter it into the Ronald McDonald House Gingerbread Competition – you could win awesome prizes while supporting a great cause!  There are a variety of divisions in which to enter, and houses can be constructed of any edible materials. Admission to the event is FREE!

About the Event:

Build a House for the House Gingerbread Competition and Display kicks off the holiday season! Participants design and construct a gingerbread house in the days leading up to the display, then bring their gingerbread house or other design and compete for prizes in a variety of categories and levels. Gingerbread creations will be on display for viewing and voting, and kids will enjoy special activities during the event! All proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri. 

Location, Date & Time:

  • Dillard's Wing, Columbia Mall
  • November 11, 2018
  • 11:00am - 6:00pm

Event Goals:

  • Raise funds for families staying at the Mid-Missouri Ronald McDonald House.
  • Increase awareness of the positive impact we have in coming together in support of hospitalized children and their families.
  • Showcase Ronald McDonald House supporters and sponsors.
  • Kick off the holiday season with friendly competition, kids' activities and lots of gingerbread houses and other creations!