Gingerbread houses are a quintessential holiday treat for a reason. They’re fun to make, and even more fun to eat – and let’s face it, a little friendly gingerbread-house-making competition never hurt anyone. Luckily, these spots around Vancouver are offering guests the option of making their own gingerbread houses, either in-store or at home. Let’s dive right in.

Here are 5 spots to make your own gingerbread house in & around Vancouver.

Honey Salt

Honey Salt is hosting an afternoon of Gingerbread House building for families on Sunday, December 11th and 18th at 3 pm. All ingredients and tools will be provided to craft the perfect gingerbread house for $30 per house. And a little winter-themed fun is available in the form of whimsical holiday cocktails for adults.

Booking is available via email at [email protected].

Where: 39 Smithe Street

Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre 

You can build a festive gingerbread house at the Roundhouse Community Centre for $14 on Monday, December 12th. All kits and supplies will be provided, as well as free hot chocolate and marshmallows to sip on.

Where: 181 Roundhouse Mews

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DIY Gingerbread House kits

And now, we come to some places in Vancouver offering Gingerbread House making kits.

Swiss Bakery

Guests at Swiss Bakery can order fully-made gingerbread houses ($63), DIY kits ($25) that create 8″ x 8″ x 10″ gingerbread creations, fully decorated with candy and icing. And for folks who just want to add candy to a pre-assembled gingerbread house ($53), they’ve got you covered, too. They even have gingerbread men & women you can populate your house with!

Note that this spot is closed on weekends and holidays.

Where: 143 East 3rd Avenue

Ginger & Bread Co


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As the name suggests, Ginger & Bread Co has various offerings when it comes to gingerbread house making, and not just the standard four-wall houses that we’ve become accustomed to. They have different gingerbread kits for several different house sizes, including “The City House” ($65), “The BC Rancher” ($55), “The Condo Tower” ($65) and the classic “Winter Cottage” ($35).

Where: 5279 Still Creek Avenue

Lemonade Gluten-Free Bakery 

For dairy and gluten-free gingerbread houses, check out Lemonade Bakery on Cambie. Each DIY kit is only $25, so this is also a great option for your wallet as well. Note that there is no shipping available outside of Greater Vancouver.

Where: 3385 Cambie Street

And that’s a wrap on where you can build your own gingerbread house in Vancouver. We hope you’re inspired to rally your loved ones together and create (and eat!) a gingerbread villa.