Science of Gingerbread

November 25, 2016 – January 1, 2017

Get into the holiday spirit during the annual Science of Gingerbread! Our holiday festival is filled with great hands-on activities designed to bring families together this holiday season. Plus, check out award-winning Gingerbread Competition entries displayed throughout the Cube!

Activities include:

  • Gingerbread Derby Competition – Build and race your very own candy car!
  • Build a House Learning Station
  • “A Matter of Taste” Stage Show (weekends only)
  • Cookie Decorating
  • Santa Meet & Greet (available from 11:00am to 3:00pm on 11/25-11/27, 12/3-12/4, 12-10/12/11, 12/17-12/24)

Activities, times and dates subject to change without notice.

2016 Annual Gingerbread Competition Winners

And the winners are…

Best Holiday Theme
“Snow Globe” by Tjandam Amin

Best by an Organization
“How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Limited Edition” by St. Rose of Lime School (Sophia Mackel, Andrea Darnbrough, Karina Olivare, Louise Sudario)

Best Youth 5 and Under
“Yummy Farm” by Emma Rodriguez

Best Youth 6-13
“Holiday Town” by Seifert/Perreault Family

Best by a Classroom 
“Christmas Chaos” by Mike Scarpa, Connor Blackwell, Anthony Serrano, Spencer Hise (St. Rose of Lima School)

Best Youth Group/Troop/Scout
“Navidad em familia” by Higueros Family (Andrea, Daniela, Pamela)

Best by a Member of the Cube
“Santa’s Race” by Simon Lee

Best LEGO Inspired
“Ninjabread House” by John Berberian

Executive Director’s Choice
“Solar System, Space and Gingerbread Boy Astronaut” by Darren Ong


Open Daily: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Discovery Cube is open daily except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


Save time by purchasing your tickets online!

Tickets can also be purchased upon arrival at the Discovery Cube entrance.


11800 Foothill Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91342

Alternate transportation options are available via OCTA and Metrolink.