The Gingerbread Festival is a Salem Holiday Tradition! Outside, Longwood Park will be full of holiday fun on December 3 from 10am to 2pm! This free, family-friendly event features entertainment, vendors, s’mores treats, caricatures, a petting zoo, and visits with Santa!
The Gingerbread House Competition will be held at the Salem Museum at 801 E. Main Street on Saturday, December 3 from 10am to 2pm. Visitors are invited to preview the houses during the week PRIOR to the competition to avoid the crowds. Entries must be delivered to the Museum November 22nd - 23rd or 25th - 26th between 10am and 4pm to be eligible for an awards. The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving.
House Drop Off Dates: November 22-23 or 25-26
Preview (avoid the crowds!): Nov 26, 29, 30, Dec 1-2
Gingerbread Festival: December 3, 10 am to 2 pm
Current CDC Guidelines for masks will be followed.