Peoria's Old Town Holiday Festival
& Gingerbread House Competition
Old Town Holiday Festival
5 - 9 p.m., Friday, December 4, 2015
in Old Town Peoria, Peoria and Grand Avenues
The City of Peoria invites the community out to enjoy the annual Old Town Holiday Festival. Take a stroll through Old Town Peoria and enjoy all the holiday activities. Presented by Sears Vacations, the event will feature live entertainment, a visit from Santa, 20 tons of snow!, crafters market, kid zone, a choral contest and live Nativity. The festival will take place south of Peoria and Grand avenues. Parking and admission are free. Some activities have a nominal fee. Food and beverage concessions will be available for purchase.
Annual Gingerbread House Competition
Mini Houses & Large Houses
Divisions: Groups, Individuals, and Adaptive (All-Ages)
Enter November 30 - December 1, between 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., at the Peoria Community Center 8335 W. Jefferson St.
Winners will be chosen based on the following criteria: complied with rules, imagination, creativity, degree of difficulty and overall appearance. Prizes will be awarded to first through third places in each category for each division. There will be a $100 grand prize awarded for the Best Overall Large House and $50 for Best Overall Mini House. The Gingerbread Houses will be on display at the Peoria City Hall through the month of December.
Competition entry form and rules coming soon.
Event Parking available at:
Special Events Supervisor
Special Events Coordinator