December 8 – December 27, 2023 The Gingerbread Extravaganza Experience includes the traditional gingerbread exhibit at Old St. Andrew’s Church, as well as a holiday gift shop, and a short tour of the Merrill House Museum. Back this year: Kids Day, Sunday, December 10 — Photo op with Santa Claus, facepainting artists, and more! Old St. […]
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Nearly 5,000 visitors to the 20th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza cast their votes for the People’s Choice Award, which (drum roll, please) goes to…
Join us for the 20th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza during Jacksonville’s 200th Year.
We’re counting on you to make the 19th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza the best ever! Find out how to buy tickets, volunteer, participate in the silent auction and more!
The 18th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza helped end 2020 on a high note at the Jacksonville Historical Society. Read more for details.
The 18th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza opened December 1 in Old St. Andrew’s Church at 317 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. For more details on the event, which includes an online silent auction, contests and a virtual tour of the exhibit, visit our Gingerbread page. Tickets can be purchased online to ensure social distancing can be maintained […]
Experience over fifty gingerbread creations, take the Scavenger Hunt challenge, vote for the Peoples’ Choice Awards, tour the Historic Merrill House and more at “one of the most creative shows in Jacksonville!” Continue reading here for dates and details.
Southern Living magazine had a story in its December 2015 issue that named the Extravaganza among the “South’s best holiday experiences.” The Gingerbread Extravaganza was one of only four events selected. The brief, but highly visible article mentioned that amateur and professional creations were shown side by side. They also gave a nod to the […]
The 13th annual Gingerbread House Extravaganza is getting some much deserved press outside of Jacksonville. Southern Living magazine ran story in its December issue that named the Extravaganza among the “South’s best holiday experiences.” The Gingerbread Extravaganza was one of only four events selected. The brief, but highly visible article mentioned that amateur and professional […]
Delores Barr Weaver recently announced a remarkable gift to the Jacksonville Historical Society and 19 other area organizations. Beginning in 2015, the society along with the other non-profit groups will receive an annual $10,000 grant in perpetuity. For the Historical Society, the grant punctuates two decades of generous support by Mrs. Weaver. The innovative grant […]