ATASCADERO – This holiday season, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Atascadero’s Recreation Division aimed to challenge families in the community to show off their creativity while staying safe at home. The virtual Gingerbread House Contest was announced on the City’s Recreation Facebook and Instagram pages for anyone to enter their Gingerbread creations by emailing a photo to the recreation department by Dec. 27. 

Out of fourteen entries, they are pleased to announce the following winners:

  • Youth Category Winner: Lyra Stoltz
  • Adult Category Winner: Sabrina Baker
  • Most Creative: Miles Anker
  • Honorable Mention: Amelia Murphy

The winning Gingerbread houses showed a great level of detail, use of color, creativity, edibility, and neatness based on the age categories for both Youth and Adults. The winners of the contest were contacted via email on Monday and will receive local gift cards! 

To view, all of the gingerbread houses submitted, visit their social media @atascaderorecreation 

Gingerbread Adult Category Winner Sabrina Baker
Adult Category Winner: Sabrina Baker
Gingerbread Youth Category Winner Lyra Stoltz
Youth Category Winner: Lyra Stoltz
Gingerbread Most Creative Miles Anker
Most Creative: Miles Anker
Gingerbread Honorable Mention Amelia Murphy
Honorable Mention: Amelia Murphy