Arts & Culture Event

Christmas Festival & Gingerbread House Competition

Nov. 7 - 9, 2014

Seaport World Trade Center


Offering everything a holiday shopper could desire under one magnificent roof, the annual Christmas Festival, features the distinctive work of more than 300 master American craftsmen. Bargain hunters, as well as those with extravagant tastes, will find an endless array of gorgeous home accessories, designer fashions, artisan jewelry, handcrafted holiday décor, tempting gourmet specialty foods and one-of-a-kind handcrafted gifts unavailable elsewhere.

Plus, the Gingerbread House Competition features several of the area's top chefs creating gingerbread masterpieces to be judged by a celebrity panel and sold with proceeds benefiting Housing Families, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending family homelessness. As one of the largest operators of quality affordable housing for homeless and very low-income families in Massachusetts, Housing Families provides safe, temporary shelter and individualized supportive services to enrich childrens' lives, nurture the potential of each family member, and help those in greatest need maintain permanent housing.

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