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Event Name: Gingerbread House Walk
Location: At Lava Hot Springs Businesses
Start: 12/11/15 12:00 AM
End: 12/31/15 12:00 AM



Lava Hot Springs Annual Gingerbread House Walking Tour!

December 11 - 31, 2015

Walking Tour Map


Lava Hot Springs, ID announces winners of the 7th Annual Downtown 2015 Gingerbread House Contest. Gingerbread Houses were on display in local businesses during the month of December.
First place gingerbread house winner is: Mike’s Market
Second place gingerbread house winner is: Home Hotel
Third place gingerbread house winner is: Riverside Hot Springs Inn and the Portneuf Grille & Lounge
Honorable mention gingerbread house: Purple Moon Imports, Jewelry & Gifts


Winners of the gingerbread house prizes (persons who voted) are:
Grand Prize for out of town participant/winner: Brenda Mitchell from Twin Falls, Idaho
Thank you to our businesses who donated toward the grand prize!
*One night in a single king guest room: (midweek/non-holiday lodging), donated by Tumbling Waters Inn
*Merchant certificate for $20, donated by 78 Main Street Eatery
*Two hot springs soak passes, donated by the Lava Hot Springs Inn & Spa
* One T-Shirt from Mike’s Grocery, donated by Mike’s Grocery Store
*Merchant certificate for $25, donated by the Purple Moon Imports, Jewelry & Gifts


Additional Prize Recipients:
Thank you to those businesses who donated prizes!
*Winner: Jeremy Peace: One T-Shirt from Mike’s Grocery, donated by Mike’s Grocery Store
*Winner: Sierra Peace: Merchant certificate for $25, donated by Purple Moon Imports, Jewelry & Gifts
*Winner: Quienton Kirstine: A neat mug, Burts Bees Bubble Bath & a ChocoLove Chocolate Bar, donated by the Home Hotel
*Winner: Candie & Tom Evans: Merchant certificate for $20, donated by the Royal Pizza Parlor
*Winner: Juel Powell: Beautiful Alpaca Wool hat & glove set, donated by the Alpaca Inn & Gift Store
*Winner: Bret Thompson: Merchant certificate for $20, donated by the Riverside Inns Portneuf Grille & Lounge


A big thanks to those businesses that made display gingerbread houses: There were 13 businesses that participated this year:
Home Hotel, Lava Spa Motel, Riverside Hot Springs Inn/Portneuf Grille & Lounge, Alpaca Inn, Suites of Lava Hot Springs,
Ace Hardware, 78 Main Street Eatery, Purple Moon, Cliffview Liquor Store, Mountain Mayhem, Royal Pizza, Lava Hot Springs Inn and Mike’s Market. Also a special thanks to Julie Hill for her contribution in printing the brochure materials.

For Additional Information:
Contact: Riverside Hot Springs Inn & Spa



Lava Hot Springs will be kicking off holiday celebrations located on Main Street on Friday December 11th, 2015.  Main street will be lit up with Christmas lights and decorations.

Main Street businesses will feature the Seventh Annual Gingerbread House walking tour.  Over a dozen Gingerbread Houses will be on display this year with a guided walking tour brochure, there will be a contest for best Gingerbread Houses and customers that vote on the house will have a chance to win prizes from local merchants.   Please leave the brochures at the last location you stop at to recycle them.  The voting sheets will be separate from the brochure. 

Gingerbread houses will go on display Friday, December 11, 2015 and can be viewed through December 31, 2015.  The winner of the Gingerbread House contest will be announced January 6, 2016.  For Questions or more information contact Liz at (208) 776-5504 at Riverside Hot Springs Inn


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