The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, is hosting the extremely popular Gingerbread Lane again this year. Gingerbread artists will create masterpieces and compete for top honors.
Visit the hotel from Friday, December 4th, through Sunday, December 27th, 2020, and see them all for free from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
Gingerbread Lane will be held in the Carolina Room.
Attendees may vote on their favorite entries with $1 minimum donation per vote. All proceeds will benefit Levine Children’s Hospital, dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional needs of children and their families.
There is no charge to visit and look at the gingerbread creations.
Gingerbread Lane will adhere to the state of North Carolina’s Reopening Phase 3 which limits mass gatherings. Masks will be required for all participants and social distancing will be practiced.
After a stroll down Gingerbread Lane, stop by the Gingerbread Hut for a cup of hot chocolate with the option of adding liqueur. December 3rd through 27th, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Gingerbread Decorating Classes
Want to create your own Gingerbread house to take home? The Ballantyne offers a Gingerbread House Decorating Class. It costs $50 per house (up to 4 people per house.)
They’ll provide you with the blank canvas of a gingerbread house and construction materials (icing & candy) and their new Pastry Chef, Morgan Larsson, will teach you how to assemble and decorate your gingerbread masterpiece.
Reservations are required at (704) 248-4330.
The class takes place each of these days from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday, December 5th, 2020
- Sunday, December 6th, 2020
- Saturday, December 12th, 2020
- Sunday, December 13th, 2020
- Saturday, December 19th, 2020
- Sunday, December 20th, 2020
Gingerbread Houses at Home
Has Gingerbread Lane inspired you? If you want to build your Gingerbread House from the comfort of your own home, and you don’t need instruction, but would like some of the work done for you, you can also find fun Gingerbread House kits on Amazon.
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