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Celebrate Gingerbread Decorating Day

December 14, 2023 @ 9:00 am - December 16, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

<h1 class="tribe-events-single-event-title">Celebrate Gingerbread Decorating Day</h1>

What: Paper gingerbread decorating program

When: December 14 to December 16 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

9981 Pacific St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Celebrate Gingerbread Decorating Day

Visit Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge visitor center on Thursday, December 14th – Saturday, December 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm to decorate a paper “gingerbread” bison or person. Additionally, enjoy munching on real cookies while supplies last. Each paper “cookie” will be posted on the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Facebook page for followers to vote on winners for the following categories:

  • Most Creative Cookie
  • Most Delicious Looking “Dessert”
  • Artistic Mastership


We hope you can joy us to express your creativity during this fun activity! For additional information contact [email protected] or call 515-994-3400.

The refuge is located right off highway 163 in Prairie City at 9981 Pacific Street – only about 30 minutes east of Des Moines. For more information about the refuge and event, including driving directions, please visit our website at https://www.fws.gov/refuge/neal-smith or check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NealSmithNWR. Specific questions can be directed to Nancy Corona at [email protected] or (515) 994-3400.


December 14, 2023 @ 9:00 am
December 16, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
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