Festival of Gingerbread


November 28, 2014 to December 14, 2014
Festival of Gingerbread
November 28 - December 14, 2014
The Festival of Gingerbread attracts crowds who come to view the creations of individuals of all ages, families and professionals. Over 100 creations made of edible materials by persons ranging in age from pre-schoolers to adults including professional chefs are featured.
Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day

Admission Fees: Regular museum admission fees apply unless noted otherwise for special events
Adults (19-58)--$6.00
Seniors (59+)--$4.00
Students (3-18)--$4.00
Ages 2 & under--free
Free to History Center Members
There is no extra charge for special activities or events unless indicated. Admission also includes the opportunity to visit the entire museum. 
Festival of Gingerbread 2014 Program Schedule:
On Lighting Night, November 26, visitors can get a sneak peek at the handiwork of creators from 5 to 9 p.m. Admission is only $3 a person at the door. At 5:15 p.m. the History Center’s turret will be the first building lit in downtown with special holiday colors of red and green. Santa will also be present on Lighting Night.

AEP/Indiana Michigan Power will once again underwrite a free night at the Festival on Tuesday, December 2, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Saturday, November 29 ● 1-3 pm
Create Your Own Ornament
$1 plus regular museum admission

Sunday, November 30 ● 1-3 pm
Holidays around the World
$1 plus regular museum admission

Saturday, December 6 ● 1-3 pm
Visit Santa Claus this afternoon at the History Center

Sunday, December 7 ● 1-3 pm
Storytelling by the United Way’s Real Men Read and Women United

Saturday, December 13 ● 1-4 pm
“Science of Sugary Structures”
Presented by Science Central and PNC Bank. Explore sturdy (and not so sturdy) structures by making your own edible creation. $3 plus regular museum admission.

Sunday, December 14 ● 1-4 pm
Cookie Decorating Party
Decorate gingerbread cookies! $1 each, plus regular museum admission

For additional information, please contact the History Center at (260) 426-2882 or visit their website at www.fwhistorycenter.com.
The History Center
302 East Berry 

The History Center (Venue Events)
302 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN   46802

Phone: (260) 426-2882
An interactive museum that highlights the history of Allen County, from Little Turtle and Anthony Wayne, to inventions that originated in this area.