Holiday Travel Advisory

The Columbus community has been able to safety reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring proper health and safety protocols are in place, including a citywide mask mandate. Currently, a statewide curfew is in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday, Dec. 10 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The Franklin County stay-at-home advisory, in effect until Dec. 18, asks citizens not to leave their residences or travel outside of Ohio unless it is absolutely necessary. Learn more about the travel advisory and how you can help.

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2020 Gingerbread Competition

11/6/20 - 11/30/20

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Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43203

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Join in the baking and decorating fun for the Conservatory’s 14th Annual Gingerbread Competition. This year’s theme for all entrants is “Inspired by the Conservatory” in honor of the 125th anniversaries of the John F. Wolfe Palm House and Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse. There are three categories you can enter in:

  • Youth (15 and younger)

  • Adult (16 and older)

  • Family or Community Organization

Gingerbread houses will all be on display together this year during the month of December.

Prizes, drop-off and pick up dates, guidelines and application directions are outlined in the entry form. Please download the entry form below for more details.