PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A holiday favorite is back at Peddler’s Village: the gingerbread competition.

And this year there’s a new creative category.

“Right behind us is a movie, reproduction of a movie or a TV, and let me tell you they did a great job,” said Justin Seery, of Peddler’s Village.

Is it really Christmas until Hans Gruber falls off Nakatomi Plaza and someone makes it out of gingerbread?

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Plus, the holiday season can’t be complete until you recreate an iconic scene from the arguably the best Christmas comedy of all time movie: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

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Of course, there are traditional categories as well.

Lisa Viola of Warrington won for her highly detailed design.

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The competition has also inspired JoAnne Jarin who owns the nearby Lucky Cupcake Company to host gingerbread house decorating parties this year.

“With the gingerbread competition we thought it was a great way to bring on the gingerbread events into play,” said Jarin.

The first party is tonight, hosted by 11-year-old Girl Scout Emma Laswell.

She’s doing a fundraiser to get books and other supplies for children in need this time of year.

Laswell’s always been a fan of the gingerbread competition.

“So that kind of inspired me and it’s like something we do near Christmas,” she said.

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