3rd Annual Gingerbread Build

November 28th – December 2nd

Take part in our fun-filled, sugar-infused tradition as Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County hosts our 3rd annual Gingerbread Build event. Join us this year at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore located at 2120 E. Moreland Blvd.



Build & Decorate a Gingerbread House

We invite you to decorate your very own gingerbread house with your friends, family, or co-workers while supporting Habitat Waukesha.

Get a team together to promote your business, church or group, or build a house of your own! Prizes will be awarded for the Fan Favorite house! Completed houses can be dropped off on Sat, Nov 25 or Mon, Nov 27.



Ready to build a gingerbead house? Register now!



View & Vote for your Favorite House!

Open to the public! See all the gingerbread house entries and vote for your favorite at the Waukesha Habitat ReStore! Houses will be on display 10AM – 6PM Nov. 28 – Dec. 2nd. 1 vote for $1, 7 votes for $5, 20 votes for $10 Winner announced Dec. 2nd at 4:30PM.


Cookies & Santa - Fun for the Whole Family!

 Decorate a holiday cookie on Sat, Dec 2 from 10AM – 4PM $3 for 1 cookie or $5 for 2 cookies Visit with Santa on Sat, Dec 2 from 10AM – 1PM Suggested donation of $5 for a photo with Santa.


Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Habitat for Humanity

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Join the movement and give – make a cash donation at the ReStore on Tue, Nov 28 and receive a free cookie!


If you are interested in sponsoring the event, or if you have questions, please contact Jessi at jessica@habitatwaukesha.org or 262-309-6025 x207.



For more information on the event, download the 2017 Gingerbread Build flyer.


Need Inspiration? Check Out The 2016 Gingerbread Build Winners!


1st Place, Professional Category: Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe

Sweet Perfections


1st Place, Student Category: Megan Kosanke

Megan Kosanke


Runner Up: Tara Person

Tara Person



A big thanks to the sponsors of the 2017 Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County Gingerbread Build!