The Chamber History Visit Move Retire Education Medical Calendar Business Directory
Seeking gingerbread, gum drops and powdered sugar
Posted 12 - 07 - 2012



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               For More Information Contact:

                                                                                 Lindsey Mathews, (936) 564-7351

 Seeking gingerbread, gum drops and powdered sugar


NACOGDOCHES –The 16th Annual Nine Flags Christmas Festival is pleased to present the 6th annual Gingerbread Homes for the Holiday contest. Event organizers are currently seeking gingerbread houses to adorn beautifully decorated downtown Nacogdoches this holiday season.

Entries will be judged on overall appearance, neatness, creativity and best use of materials. Categories will include adult and children. First place in each category will receive a cash prize.

All of the delicious works of art will be on display at the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, December 20-31.

“We are looking for the best gingerbread homes in Nacogdoches, so use your imagination and create a masterpiece of your very own,” said Lindsey Mathews, meeting & event coordinator for the Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau, “Individuals, families, community groups and businesses are all invited to participate.”

The gingerbread homes must be dropped off at the Convention and Visitors Bureau December 17-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For a complete list of rules and a contest entry form, call the CVB at 936-564-7351, download from, and be our friend on facebook @ Christmas Celebration.

The Nine Flags Christmas Festival is a celebration of Texas history & culture and will be held Nov. 17 through Dec. 8 in Nacogdoches, located about 150 miles north of Houston via U.S. 59. Nine different flags have flown over the oldest town in Texas throughout its rich history, and this year’s festival will pay special tribute to the Spanish flag. Platinum sponsors of the festival include Commercial Bank of Texas, Lumberjack Lofts / Legends at SFA, metroPCS, Mike Perry Motor Company, and Walmart.


View More
© Copyright 2005-2018 Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved.
2516 North St., Nacogdoches, Texas 75965 (936) 560-5533
Unless otherwise noted, no part of this website may be reproduced without written permission.
Email us with questions or comments.