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Gingerbread Festival

Gingerbread Festival

Gingerbread Festival

The annual Gingerbread Festival takes place at the Salem Public Library on Saturday, December 1st. There's so much to do, and all are welcome!

  • FREE pictures with Santa - bring your own camera 
  • Children's arts and crafts and other activities
  • Mail a letter to Santa
  • Meet and take photos with Frosty, Rudolph, & the Gingerbread Man as well as local Mascots including Roanoke College's Rooney, Salem Red Sox's Mugsy, Roanoke Railyard Dawg's Diesel, Q-Bear from Q99, and more
  • Meet Miss Virginia Outstanding Teen
  • Enjoy hot cider, roasted chestnuts, and roast marshmallows; make your own S'mores at the open fire pits
  • Stroll through the Gingerbread House Competition 
  • And more!

Date: Saturday, December 1
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Salem Public Library, 28 E Main St., Salem

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