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Scenes from 2017’s Taste of Home Gingerbread Boulevard

Join us on a walk along Gingerbread Boulevard, the interactive holiday event we host each year in NYC.

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Gingerbread Boulevard in NYC

Here at Taste of Home, we take our gingerbread very seriously. We’ve constructed everything from cabins to cottages to over-the-top barns (see how we made marshmallow sheep!). But our greatest feat by far is a life-sized house that pops at our Gingerbread Boulevard event each year. It combines a few of our favorite things: candy, coffee and family fun!

This year, we’re hosting our fifth annual holiday celebration from December 6-19 in Madison Square Park, NYC. Get full details here.

In the meantime, check out a few photos that we snapped during last year’s event.

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Gingerbread Boulevard in NYC

Happy families are braving the city’s chill to get a peek inside our gingerbread house. Bundling up for your city’s holiday event? Be sure to pack one of our favorite warm drink recipes that’ll keep you feeling cozy.

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Our 2017 gingerbread house had a special surprise inside: an interactive 4-D experience! Kids (and kids at heart) were able to participate in a virtual journey through a candy-studded land that tickled all of the senses as a snowy gust blew through the house and the smell of fresh gingerbread warmed the air.

Baking gingerbread in your own home this winter? Try these recipes.

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December 7, 2017. Trusted Brand/Readers Digest publication present the annual Gingerbread BLVD at Madison Square Park, NYC. Photography by Margarita CorporanTaste of Home

Grownups were able to have in on the fun, too, as Folgers invited them to a cup of coffee and to share their favorite holiday memories.

Pro tip: Gingerbread cookies—and these other home-baked treats—are perfect for dunking in coffee.

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Who could resist snapping a selfie with our too-cute snowman? Re-create a mini version at home by using marshmallows, pretzel rods, gumdrops and chocolate chips! Better yet, try these adorable snow-shaped treats.

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The Gingerbread Boulevard festivities continued into the night. The glow of the bustling city and a giant Christmas tree made the perfect backdrop for the event.

Can’t make it to Madison Square Park in NYC? Check out the best Christmas market in your state.

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We love to share Gingerbread Boulevard with you year after year. Take the experience home by hosting your own gingerbread pop-up party with our guide.

Nicole Doster
Nicole is a writer, editor and lover of Italian food. In her spare time, you’ll find her thumbing through vintage cookbooks or testing out recipes in her tiny kitchen.
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