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The Food Truck will be closed through Nov. 2. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Gingerbread Display

12-01-2020 12-31-2020 10am – 4pm, 5pm-9pm

Central Ohio’s culinary creativity is on display in the Grand Atrium as the 14th annual Gingerbread Competition returns to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. This year's theme is “Inspired by the Conservatory” in honor of the 125th anniversaries of the John F. Wolfe Palm House and Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse. Peruse these delectable delights and vote for Best of Show through December 31, 2020.

Interested in entering the competition before November 28th? Learn more.

During the month of December, the Conservatory is open for General Admission from 10am-4pm. General Admission includes access to our seasonal horticulture displays, Holiday Blooms and the Gingerbread Display. Visitors can also view the Gingerbread Display during Conservatory Aglow, which is 5-9pm each evening. The Conservatory is open 10am–5pm on December 24 and closed on December 25.

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