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17th Annual Parade of Gingerbread Homes



17th Annual Parade of Gingerbread Homes starts on Saturday, December 3rd in downtown Logan.  Seven incredible culinary architects have created wonderful edible wonderlands this year.

The event has grown into a much loved local tradition, and public voting this year will be held on Friday, December 9th, during the Downtown Gallery Walk, starting at 6pm and ending at 9pm.  This year, each entry will have a chance to win one of three $100 Grand Prizes for the ‘Best of Show”.  Ballots and maps are available at Stork Landing, Anderson's Seed & Garden, Clover Patch Quilt Shop, Coppins Hallmark, Seeholzer Vision, The Sportsman, and SE Needham Jewelers.

Plus, everyone is invited to enter our $100 Holiday Gift Card give-a-way, by having your photo taken at Stork Landing in front of our giant gingerbread home display.  Everyone who has a photo taken is entered to win!

2016 What's Happening


Cache Valley Calendar of Events for 2016

January
7                  The Hit Men:  Former Stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Eccles Theatre
13                Cache Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet
23                The Sons of the Pioneers, Eccles Theatre
29                Repertory Dance Theatre, Eccles Theatre

February
8-20            Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang, Eccles Theatre

March
11               Concert, Logan Tabernacle
17               Celtic Night, Eccles Theatre
18 - 19        Cache Valley Civic Ballet, Beauty and the Beast, Eccles Theatre
25               American Festival Chorus & Orchestra, Eccles Theatre
26               Downtown Easter Walk, Downtown Logan, 10am to 4pm

April
8                Multi-Cultural Concert, Logan Tabernacle

May
7 – Oct        Cache Valley Gardners’ Market, Downtown, 200 N Main Street
13               Street Concert, 131 North Main Street
14               Seinfeld Movie Night, Outdoor Theatre, 25 West 100 North (Century Plaza)
19               Logan Downtown Alliance Annual Meeting, 7:30am, Church St & Federal Ave
20               Bike-In Movie, PeeWee's Big Adventure, Outdoor Theatre at Century Plaza
31 - Aug 7    Noon Summer Concert Series, Logan Tabernacle

June
4                 Little Red Riding Hood, Lewiston
4                 Logan Trails Festival, Merlin Olsen Central Park
4                 Urban Trail Run, Presented by Altra and Top of Utah
11                Storytelling Festival, Merlin Olsen Central Park
16-18           Summerfest Arts Faire, Logan Tabernacle
17-18           Ragnar Relay, Wasatch Back, Logan to Midway
25-26           Bike MS 2015, Cache County Fairgrounds

July
1 - 2            Cache Valley Cruise-In & Parade, Cache County Fairgrounds
1                 Fireworks Show, Logan City
7 - Aug 6      Utah Festival Opera Summer Season, Eccles Theatre
7-9              Summer Sidewalk Sale, Downtown Logan
9                 Cache Gran Fondo Finish Line Expo, Downtown Logan
9                 Caffe Ibis Downtown Street Dance, 7pm
25               Logan City Pioneer Day Celebration & Parade, Willow Park

August
24               Taste of Logan, Welcome Back USU Students, Downtown Logan
27               Altra Top of Utah Half Marathon


September
8                 Cache Chamber of Commerce Patriot Day Golf Tournament
10                LOTOJA, Logan, UT. to Jackson Hole, WY.
17                Altra Top of Utah Marathon
23                Bear 100-Mile Endurance Run
24                Urban Trail Run, Race #3, Bonneville Shoreline Trail
24                Utah State University Homecoming Parade, Downtown
24                Utah State University Homecoming Game vs Air Force

October
1                 Utah State University vs Boise State, 8:15pm LIVE Broadcast "On The Wall"
3-4              Oddessy Dance, Thriller, Eccles Theatre, Downtown Logan
8                 Utah State University vs Colorado State, 8pm LIVE Broadcast "On The Wall"
7-8              Logan Film Festival, at the Block, Downtown Logan
7-29            Historic Downtown Ghost Tour, Downtown Logan
29               Downtown Zombie Walk, Church & Federal, Downtown Logan
31               Downtown Halloween Treat Walk, Downtown Logan

November
20              Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Logan Tabernacle
25 - 28       Cache Valley Civic Ballet, Nutcracker, Eccles Theatre

December
3-31            Parade of Gingerbread Homes, Downtown Logan
1 - 4            Christmas from the Eccles Theatre
9                 Downtown Gallery Walk, Voting on Gingerbread Homes
1 - 18          Christmas Concert Series, Logan Tabernacle, see www.logantabernacle.com

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Join BPAC and become involved in:

Encouraging:  Creating a strong bike/ped culture that welcomes and celebrates urban trails

Evaluating:  Planning for safe and viable action transportation options

Engineering:  Designing safe and convenient places to walk, run, ride, and park

To Join, email logandowntown@gmail.com



2016 Accomplishments


Urban Trail Signage


Transit Bicycle Storage Shelter


New Highline Trail Opened



Available Properties



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is rich in history and packed with contemporary flavor. 

From truly historical buildings and newly renovated space, w
e have
many new and exciting developments that contribute to the vision
of our downtown, and much buzz has been generated about the
possibilities here. We invite entrepreneurs to join our diversified
mix of businesses.

If you don't find what you're looking for, or would like more
assistance, please email us through the Contact Us page or call
at 435.554.8696. We look forward to working with you.

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2016 Parade of Gingerbread Homes, CALL FOR ENTRIES



With the Christmas season approaching soon, it’s time to issue our CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 17th Annual Parade of Gingerbread Homes in downtown Logan.  All Culinary architects are invited to submit entries!  Entries may depict any architectural structure, either real or imaginary and incorporate at least one element from the 12 Days of Christmas.

The event has grown into a much loved local tradition, not only for those who might enter a gingerbread house but for those who participate by voting on their favorite edible wonderland.  This year, each entry will have a chance to win one of three $100 Grand Prizes for the ‘Best of Show”.  The public will have a chance to vote on Friday, December 9 during the Downtown Gallery Walk.

This year, gingerbread homes will be on display throughout the month of December in downtown Logan.

Entry submission details and a complete list of rules and procedures are available below:

ENTRY SUBMISSION DUE DATE:

Gingerbread Home Display Entry Submissions are DUE ON OR BEFORE SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2016.  All selected entries will be showcased in Historic Downtown Logan from December 3 - 31, 2016.  

RULES:

1.            Entry Submissions are due on or before end of day, Saturday 12 November 2016.
2.            All selected entries are eligible to win one of three $100 cash prizes.
3.            Entries must not exceed 30” in height, 30” in width, or 30” in length.
4.            Entries must be placed on a sturdy wood base not to exceed 30” in length or width.
5.            Entries may depict any architectural structure, either real or imaginary and incorporate at least one element from the 12 Days of Christmas.
6.      Except for the base, entries must be constructed and composed of edible materials.  Though the event is called the Parade of Gingerbread Homes, gingerbread is not needed in the construction.
7.            The use of paint, ribbon, lighting, lollipop sticks, etc., may be used on a limited basis.
8.           All selected entries will be notified of the business that will display their entry in Historic Downtown Logan on Friday, Friday, 18 November 2016.  Selected entries are encouraged to contact the business to discuss suitable display locations within the business.  Window displays with direct sunlight may cause damage to chocolate and other materials.
9.            Gingerbread Home Displays need to be delivered to the assigned display location on Friday, 2 December 2016.
10.         Gingerbread Home Displays need to be available to showcase in Historic Downtown Logan from December 3 - 31, 2016.
11.         The general public will vote on their favorite displays on Friday, 9 December 2016 during the Downtown Gallery Walk.
12.         The top 3 displays will be awarded $100 in downtown cash.  The Prize winners will be notified on Monday, 12 December 2016 and the $100 will be available to collect at Logan Downtown Alliance, 160 North Main Street, Logan, during regular business hours.
13.         Gingerbread Home Displays can be collected from the downtown business beginning on Monday 2 January 2017.
14.        Gingerbread Home Displays need to be collected from the downtown business location no later than Friday, 6 January 2017.  If displays are not collected by end of day, the displays will be disposed at the downtown business owner’s discretion.


PROCEDURES:

Entry Submission:

A Gingerbread Home Display Entry Submission is needed for each display.  Submissions need to be emailed to logandowntown@gmail.com on or before Saturday 12 November 2016.  See Entry Submission Details below.  If your entry submission is received on or before the deadline, we will confirm receipt.

Display Location Selection:

Gingerbread Home Display designers will be contacted to inform them of the destination for their display on Friday, Friday, 18 November 2016.

Display Delivery:

Gingerbread Home Displays need to be delivered to the assigned display location on Friday, 2 December 2016.

Parade Start Date:

The Parade of Gingerbread Homes will begin on Saturday, 3 December 2016 at 10:00am.

Public Voting:

The general public will have a chance to vote for the top 3 displays during the Downtown Gallery Walk on Friday, 9 December 2016.

Prize Selections:

The top 3 displays will be awarded $100 in downtown cash.  The Prize winners will be notified on Monday, 12 December 2016 and the $100 will be available to collect at Logan Downtown Alliance, 160 North Main Street, Logan, during regular business hours.

Gingerbread Home Removal Date:

Gingerbread Home Displays can be collected from the downtown business beginning on Monday 2 January 2017.  Gingerbread Home Displays need to be collected from the downtown business location no later than Friday, 6 January 2017.  If displays are not collected by end of day, the displays will be disposed at the downtown business owner’s discretion.


ENTRY SUBMISSION DETAILS:

If you desire to participate in the 2016 Parade of Gingerbread Homes, please include the following information in an email message to logandowntown@gmail.com on or before Saturday 12 November 2016.  We will confirm receipt of your entry via email.

Name:                                                                                                                    

Organization Name (if applicable)                                                                              

Contact Name:                                                                                                        

Phone Number:                                                                                                      

Email:                                                                                                                    

Mailing Address:                                                                                                     

City, State, Zip:                                                                                                        

Gingerbread Home Display Title:                                                                               

Entry Description:                                                                                                    

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