PHOTOS: Lobby Gingerbread House Construction Making Delicious Progress at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort; Official Opening Date Revealed

This post may contain affiliate links; please read the disclosure for more information.

Over at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, delicious construction is underway on the annual Gingerbread House. Earlier this week, the main structure for the house went up and now it is almost entirely covered in tasty cookie shingles.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (1)

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (3)
Most of the front of the house is covered in its gingerbread pieces with gingerbread artists working hard to attach more.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (4)

Santa is off to the side overseeing all the hard work.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (7)

Important conversations about the structural integrity of gingerbread must be happening here.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (8)

Rolling carts full of holiday characters and more gingerbread pieces are staged and waiting to go into the house.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (2)
Gingerbread samples are available for guests to taste while they admire the house.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (9)

A menu is available for guests to peruse while they decide what treats they would like to buy. This year, new Gluten-Free and Vegan are available so even more guests can partake in the merriment.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (10)

The back of the menu details how many pounds of various ingredients go into making the Grand Floridian Gingerbread House, as well has how long it takes for the chefs to whip up the shingles.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (11)

The Grand Floridian’s Pastry Chef Kristine Farmer will host a signing event with a Limited Edition Trading Pin in the lobby on November 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House 2019 (6)

The Gingerbread House’s Grand Opening will be Wednesday, November 13 at 10:30 am. It will be open every day throughout the Christmas season from 9:30 am to 10:00 pm.

About the author

Catherine Esrock

Catherine lives in Central Florida with her hilarious husband and precious golden retriever puppy. Her favorite Disney movie is Beauty and the Beast, she is an Enneagram 9, and the Queen of Nonsense Trivia. You can contact her at [email protected]

1
Leave a Reply

avatar
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Bob from Toledo Recent comment authors

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Bob from Toledo
Guest
Bob from Toledo

Great its the time of the year when the Grand Floridian smells like a bad Yankee Candle store……..potpourri