Thank you for attending the

GINGERBREAD CITY DRIVE-THROUGH

December 12, 2020 11am-4pm

Liberty Station, Parking Lot J
(2485 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego 92106)

Holidays Around the World

The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County’s Gingerbread City, San Diego’s premier holiday philanthropic event and nationally recognized gingerbread competition, has been reimagined this year for the safety and well-being of all attendees. This drive-through event will showcase world-class culinary art from the San Diego community by pastry artists’ larger-than-life gingerbread creations. Guests will be treated to a festive afternoon featuring holiday music and entertainment, holiday décor, giveaways, and a grand gingerbread structure competition—all setting the stage for a magical drive-through affair.

Please join

Honorary Hosts Bob & Sheryl Scarano

and

Event Co-Chairs Sheenoo Sharma and Rick Burritt

as we celebrate the 27th year of Gingerbread City and welcome a magnificent lineup of culinary masterpieces.

You won’t want to miss this spectacular epilepsy awareness event.  All proceeds raised during this event will support critical programs and services provided at no cost to individuals and families affected by seizure disorders.  

FAQ

 

What is Your COVID Safety Plan?

The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County will be implementing strong safety measures to allow for a safe, socially distant Gingerbread City 2020 in the COVID-19 environment.

Social distancing: All people within the venue need to leave space between themselves and others. Volunteers, staff and artists will be instructed to stay at least 6 feet apart whenever possible.

Hygiene: Hand sanitizer, visible hand washing stations and disinfectant wipes will be readily available around the event venues.

Face coverings: Staff and volunteers are required to wear masks or face coverings properly at all times around the event venue. Attendees will be encouraged to wear face coverings when car windows or doors are open for any reason. Disposable gloves will also be encouraged and provided for staff. VIDEO here. – Proper use of face coverings World Health Organization (WHO).

Screening: We will be temperature screening all event staff and volunteers. Individuals with a body temperature greater than 100.4° Fahrenheit, or 38° Celsius, will be sent home.

Thank you in advance for your support and cooperation to ensure we can all have a safe and fun Gingerbread City experience. For more information about COVID-19 public safety and best practices, visit www.coronavirus-sd.com.

What If I Didn't Receive My Confirmation Email?

If you did not receive your confirmation email, please check your junk folder.  You can also contact us at info@epilepsysandiego.com to request a new one.  If you do not have your confirmation email when you arrive, we will have a complete registration list with first & last name, ticket purchased and time slot chosen in order to check you in.

What Should I Expect From The Gingerbread City Drive-Through?

Guests will be treated to a fun-filled holiday afternoon.  Once you enter Parking Lot J in Liberty Station, you will be guided through the event.  You and your party will remain in the car the entire time and will get to see the spectacular gingerbread creations.  There will be holiday decor, music and entertainment, and more to accompany your trip.

How Big Are the Gingerbread Structures?

The grand gingerbread structures will be up to 54″ wide and averaging 3′ in height.

What Is The VIP Experience?

There are two levels of VIP tickets.

The Supporter Tickets are $250 per car and you will get to take a socially distanced picture with Santa and your family.

The VIP tickets are $500 per car and you will get to take a socially distanced picture with Santa and your family along with a wine and cheese package to take home with you.

Please know that any funds raised for this event will go directly to our organization to help individuals and families in need of our no cost support services and programs.

Where Is The Drive-Through Event Located?

The event will take place in Parking Lot J at Liberty Station in Point Loma, 2380 CUSHING ROAD, SAN DIEGO, CA 92106.

Please enter Liberty Station at the entrance at Rosecrans Street and Womble Road. Keep going south on Womble Road until you see Decatur Road and make a left.  Parking Lot J will be on your right.  There will be signs the day of to guide you.  Once you exit the event, please use Cushing Road to exit going east.  We will provide all registrants with directions and a map.

What Happens If I Do Not Show Up At My Designated Time?

Please try to show up within your designated timeframe to help with traffic flow.  We will do our best to accommodate you if you show up outside of your designated window, but we cannot guarantee it.

Will There Be Sound? How Does It Work?

Once you arrive at the event, there will be a QR Code to scan which will take you to a video.  The video will have information about the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego, background on the gingerbread artists and their structures,  and you will hear from some of our clients and families.  If Bluetooth is available in your car, make sure your smartphone is connected so everyone in the car can hear.  Following the video, you will be instructed to tune into a private radio channel to listen to our holiday music.

What If There Is A Line To Get In To The Event?

If there is a line to enter the event, there is a waiting area for cars in the same Parking Lot J.  There will be people to guide you once you enter the parking lot.  Don’t worry, we will have some fun entertainment while you wait.

Will Santa Be There?

Santa will be there and you can wave to him from a distance.  Only VIP ticket holders will be able to take socially distanced pictures with Santa.

How Will VIPs Take A Socially Distanced Photo With Santa?

Individual families will be grouped together to take a fun and memorable photo with Santa staged 6ft away. Our professional photographers will stage the area to get the best angles for the group shot.  Masks may be taken off right before the photographer is ready to snap the photo(s) and must be immediately put back on when finished. There will be no sitting on Santa’s lap.

Will There Be Bathrooms At The Event?

We will have bathrooms available in the waiting area if needed.  Please wear a face mask and stay 6 feet apart.