The Process

December 26th-January 10th:
Candy Shopping, hitting every After Christmas Sale Imaginable.
January 1st:
Old Village Gets Torn Down
January 2nd:
All Components of Village that are saved are put away, as is new candy
February 1st - February 28th:
Review Photography from Previous Season
March 1st - 31st:
Draft Design of New Village
April:
Start Making Icing supports and bridges
Late May:
Start doing trees, snowmen, signage
Late June:
Start Working on Candy Mosaics
Late July:
Start working on heavier houses, ones coated entirely in candy
Early September:
Start working on all bigger houses
Early October:
Start working on all smaller houses
Late October:
All detail work, shudders, wreaths, signs, trains, cable cars
Early November:
Check work versus schematics to ensure everything
is done
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Sep
Oct
Nov

GingerBread Lane is displayed every year from early November to New Year's. Even though it is only on display for a couple of months, the whole process actually is a year round process.