Contest & Display
This year's theme:
"Historic New Bern Christmas"
Congratulate the winners listed below, chosen by a panel of judges.
See the houses displayed in downtown windows November 20-December 18! Click here for a map of gingerbread house locations.
Vote for your favorite for People’s Choice Award downtown December 4 & 8 and on Facebook*.
Bid to win the spectacular Tryon Palace creation in gingerbread by Mary Hamilton Chiles in honor of Nancy Hagy Chiles! Displayed at Bella’s Café (formerly Bebop's), 323 Middle St. thru December 15.
Gingerbread Houses can be seen at the following locations: ♦ Nautical Wheelers ♦ Bella's Café & Catering ♦ Carolina Creations ♦ Mitchell Hardware ♦ Heart of the Homes ♦ WITN7 ♦ The Four C’s ♦ Edward Jones ♦ Be-Spoke Custom Florals ♦ Surf, Wind & Fire ♦ Ballantyne Art & Framing ♦ Birthplace of Pepsi ♦ Downtown Post Office ♦ Trent River Realty
Congratulations to the Gingerbread House Contest winners!*
1st Place ~ Chris, Bella & Selena Herrera
Displayed at Post Office
Prize $100 cash
Runner-up ~ Declan C
Candy Cane Mansion
Displayed at 4C's
Prize $50 gift card for Academy Sports
1st Place ~ Carol More
A Beary Bear Christmas
Displayed at BeSpoke Custom Florals
Prize $200 cash
Runner-up ~ Tracy Fritzsche
Displayed at Edward Jones
Prize $50 gift card for Morgan's Tavern
Nancy Chiles Heritage Award for the
Best Reflection of the Theme "Historic New Bern Christmas":
The LC Duo: Liberty & Lilly Canady
A Pepsi Christmas
Displayed at Birthplace of Pepsi
Prize $200 cash
*Winners chosen by a panel of judges.
But there's still time for YOU to vote for People's Choice Award!
3 ways to vote for People's Choice Award:
- On Facebook by clicking here
- In person December 4 from 11-3 at The Birthplace of Pepsi
- In person December 8 from 11-3 at the O. Marks Building