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Downtown Hillsborough Hosts

26 Confectionary Creations
On Display through January 1, 2023

A Hillsborough Gingerbread Tradition

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Homes for the Holidays: A Hillsborough Gingerbread Tradition is an annual event to celebrate the creative arts and bring joy to our community this season. 

If you enjoy your gingerbread experience this year, please consider making a donation to the Hillsborough Arts Council in Honor of your favorite display - art uplifts, connects and inspires, and Free Art, like the Homes for the Holidays Gingerbead Tradition, ensures the gifts are available for everyone. 

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 2022 THEME: 

 The setting of your favorite children's story! 

Hillsborough's Gingerbread Tradition requires that anything VISIBLE is EDIBLE, and that gingerbread is used somewere in the display. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a self-guided tour of beloved childrens' stories in candy form, including The Wizard of Oz, The Three LIttle Pigs nad many more


  • (1) Tom Stevens Gallery

    • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

    • Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

  • (2) Parlour on King​

    • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

  • (3) Lloyds Pharmacy

    • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

  • (4) Yonder Bar

    • Noisy Night​ by Mac Barnett

  • (5) Cup-a-Joe

    • Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

  • (6) Antonia's

    • A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles M Schulz

  • (7) The Colonial Inn

    • Alice in Wonderland

  • (8) Dual Supply

    • Lord of of the Rings by J. R.R. Tolkien

    • A Christmas Story

  • (9) Purple Crow Books

    • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

    • The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

  • (10) Ballard Agency​

    • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr.

  • (11) Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston

    • The Elephant Who Liked To Smash Small Cars by Jean Merrill

    • Pantaloon by Kathryn Jackson

  • (12) Paynter Law Firm

    • Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton

  • (13) 108 Churton​

    • "Caps for Sale" by Esphyr Slobodkina

  • (14) Reinvintaged​

    • Cinderella

  • (15) Colorado Burrito

    • The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

  • (16) The News of Orange​

    • James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

  • (17) Cheshire & Parker

    • How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

  • (18) Yep Roc Records

    • If I built a House by Chris Van Dusen

  • (19) Radius Pizza

    • Heidi by Johanna Spyri

  • (20) C3

    • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

    • Chip n Dale's Tree House

  • (21) Providence Smiles​

    • The Three Little Pigs​

An Extra Special Thank you to the Following Businesses for Making this Event Possible:

Event Creator & Coordinator: Meighan Carmichael, Broker, Realtor, Silvestri Properties

Photographer: Tracy Thompson, Thompson Team Photography

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