Places to make a gingerbread house

Let’s face it: The last time you tried to make a gingerbread house at home, you got icing everywhere and the final product looked like one of those places on “Flip or Flop” (pre-flip, of course). So kiss those at-home kits goodbye and let the experts supervise your gingerbread house construction this year at one of these sweet workshops. Bonus: the clean-up’s on them!

Kiss those at-home kits goodbye and let the experts supervise your gingerbread house construction this year at one of these sweet workshops.

Weekend Family Class: Joyful Gingerbread

Explore all the different plants and plant parts needed to make gingerbread. Take home a future ginger plant, decorate cookies, and mix up a batch of gingerbread to bake at home.

Gingerbread Jubilee

Decorate a unique gingerbread barn while listening to festive music, sipping hot chocolate, and enjoying cookies. Pre-assembled gingerbread barns, icing and candy trimmings provided. Up to six family members may decorate one barn.

Parent/Child Gingerbread House

Pre-made structure and the candies to make a gingerbread house are provided. We also provide hot cocoa, light snacks and music. One gingerbread house per family.

Gingerbread House Decorating at Park Grill

Guests may build and decorate a gingerbread house, complete with candy, icing and holiday treats. Fee includes all materials as well as a gourmet hot chocolate bar.

Earth Day Tea Party

Celebrate Earth Day with tea and sweet treats, then plant and decorate a tea cup planter to take home.

Build Your Own Gingerbread House

Make a gingerbread house in this workshop in the Millennium Park Room. Call for reservations.

Gingerbread House Decorating

Bring the kids to build their own gingerbread house. Each pre-built house comes with a bag of candy and icing.

Gingerbread House Workshop

Families are invited to decorate handcrafted gingerbread houses with assorted frosting and gourmet candies. The proceeds will be donated to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Guests can email Esmeralda at or call ahead at (312)335-3663 to reserve.

Gingerbread Houses

Create a beautiful one of a kind gingerbread house to take home. House, candy and frosting are provided.

Gingerbread House Decorating

Enjoy cocoa and festive holiday music while decorating a gingerbread house. Pre-assembled gingerbread houses and all candy decorations will be provided.

Gingerbread Fun

Kids can decorate a ginger-bread house, enjoy hot chocolate and a movie.

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