2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest at the Historic de Witt Cottage

The Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum with Coastal Virginia Magazine and the Virginia Beach Restaurant Association are pleased to announce the 2nd annual Gingerbread House Contest and Exhibit at the Historic de Witt Cottage.

We highly encourage you to visit the Historic de Witt Cottage at the Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum to see the gingerbread houses up close and in person to see all details on each house before casting your votes. The venue is located at 1113 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451. The images in the contests are provided as a reminder of what you examined in the museum and may not reflect details that are better viewed in person.


  • Museum visitors can cast their vote online here
  • Voters must create and be signed into their account on the voting platform in order to vote (If you do not receive a verification email right away, check your spam and junk folders)
  • Voters may vote 1 time per category throughout the duration of the contest
  • Voting will begin on Dec. 1 and end on Dec. 22, 2022
  • Winners will be those receiving the most votes overall in their category
  • Winners will be contacted and announced the week of Dec. 23, 2022.

** If you have any troubles with the contest or your voting platform account, please email Web Content Manager Kelsey Thomas at kelsey@vgnet.com **

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