Gingerbread House Contest Offers Up Big Prize Money

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Christmas at the Galt House Hotel Gingerbread Contest is back with opportunities to win big money by showing off your creativity. Amateurs and professionals alike should put their baking hats on—there's $1,500 in cash prizes on the line.

The deadline to enter is October 27, 2014 at 5 p.m. Gingerbread houses must be delivered to the Galt House Hotel on either November 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or November 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gingerbread houses will be on display from November 15, 2014 to January 1, 2015 for all guests of KaLightoscope: A Christmas Carol.


  • Professional Category: $1,000
  • Amateur Adult Category (Ages 13 & Older): $300
  • Amateur Child Category (Ages 12 & Under): $200
  • Business/Organization: Supplementary awards such as, goodie bags, department outings, free event tickets and a grand prize of a table for 10 to Pam Tillis & Friends: A Kentucky Christmas Dinner Show

There are additional awards such as Judges Choice, Most Creative Design, and Guest Choice will receive a swag bag of prizes.


  • Professional Category: $25
  • Amateur Adult Category (Ages 13 & Older): No Fee
  • Amateur Child Category (Ages 12 & Under): No Fee
  • Business/Organization: No Fee

All entries must be 100% edible with the only exception being the base. Judging will be based on the following: originality, creativity, holiday theme, architecture, construction and appearance. For specific rules and regulations, and for an entry form, please visit

Hotel information:
140 N. Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(800) THE-GALT

About Christmas at the Galt House Hotel

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel, owned by Al J Schneider Company, is completely transformed for its fifth anniversary year, and this new event will stimulate all the senses when it opens on November 15, 2014 in Louisville, KY. The 47-day event invites guests to go back in time and experience larger-than-life lighted luminaries that tell the story of A Christmas Carol, meet the Snow Fairy Princess, and see the delight in the faces of the children riding the Peppermint Express Train. Also new for 2014 is the Pam Tillis and Friends: A Kentucky Christmas Dinner Show. The two-time Grammy Award Winner will perform a custom holiday dinner show that will enchant all ages. The KaLightoscope ticket is available November 15, 2014 through January 1, 2015. Adult tickets are $12, Child tickets are $5 (ages 12 and under), and children under age 3 are free. Pam Tillis & Friends: A Kentucky Christmas Dinner Show runs November 15 through December 14, 2014. Group packages are available now. Please contact our Tour and Travel Group Sales Department at or call 800-939-4258. Individual packages and tickets will be available in September. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Amanda Lambert 502-569-4481 / 502-415-8446 Alambert@ajshotels.comSource: AlJ. Schneider Company