2017 -Nov 17 - 2 PM to 9 PM | Nov 18 - 10 AM to 6 PM | Nov 19 - 10 AM to 5 PM @ TRADEX, Abbotsford
Christmas Cookie Decorating 99 Nursery & Florist Sounds of the Holidays Stage
YOU HAVE COME TO THE RIGHT CHRISTMAS SHOW!!!
We are the original, 10th Annual, West Coast Christmas Show & Artisan Marketplace,
OFTEN IMITATED BUT NEVER EQUALED
Our next event date is: November 17 - 19, 2017
ENJOY REAL CANADIAN MAPLE TAFFY
Maple syrup "sugaring off" is one of the oldest Canadian traditions, and the maple taffy that is made at the Sugar Shack is considered “the original Canadian candy”.
Roll your own maple taffy as you enter the show building and enjoy this Canadian Christmas tradition.
Our past visitors comments:
- You gave free parking, reasonable admittance price and had a trolley to take us to our car
- Very interesting, enjoyed very much. New ideas/products, we came from Langley
- Welcoming & Wonderful merchant/services personalities
- Ukulele show was amazing!!
- Loved the entry, reindeer & sleigh & floral
- Kids loved the kids zone activities
- I have come 2 previous times & really enjoyed it so plan on attending in the future
- It was nice to hear the live choir as we shopped
- Best show this fall! (and I go to a lot!)
- This is my favourite show I didn’t want to leave
Purchase your admission tickets online now and save $1.00 off the regular adult or senior entrance fee! Purchase your adult ticket for only $7 instead of the gate price of $8 and senior tickets for $6 instead of the gate price of $7 (includes all taxes and service fees). Ticket sales will open in September 2017.
Courtesy of the show managers
Parking Lot Shuttle Trolley
The Vancouver Trolley Company will be operating one of their Christmas decorated trolleys as a free shuttle in the Tradex visitor parking lot to help visitors get to and from their vehicles.
We Believe no child should wake up
Christmas morning believing they
have been forgotten!
Christmas morning believing they
have been forgotten!
The West Coast Christmas Show is once again a drop off center for TOY MOUNTAIN!
Make this Christmas a happy one for children in need by dropping off a donation of an unwrapped toy.
The good people at The Salvation Army will then deliver these toys to less fortunate children in our community in time for Christmas morning.
Festival of Trees
Walk amongst these beautifully decorated trees that local charitable organizations have decorated to compete for a grand prize. Visitors may also win a prize by voting for favourite tree.
The BC Artisan Marketing Society's
In co-operation with
ARTISAN, SHARON HUBBARD
To benefit the local charitable organizations participating in
the FESTIVAL OF TREES
For a minimum donation you may write a card and place it on the Sharing Tree and keep one of the artisan's handmade ornaments from the tree as a keepsake of your contribution.
Sharing Tree is located by the Festival of Trees
Trains, Planes & Automobiles
If you are a model train enthusiast, you can't afford to miss visiting the fantastic, huge, working model train layout by the Southern BC Free-Mo Society's HO scale train setup.
For model makers we have the Fraser Valley Model Club's Model Making Center where the expert club members will demonstrate how to make model cars, airplanes, and much more. Model kits are also available for purchase and the club members will help to put them together.
Artisan Seminars & Workshops
Book your tickets for our artisan workshops taking place right at the show and learn from our very best artisans the art of creating original art in multiple mediums. More workshops/seminars posted very soon.
Carve A Castle
with award winning BC Artist:
Now You Can Enter Our Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest!!!
You finally have a place to show off that prized Christmas sweater your family gave you so many Christmases ago: so put on your ugliest Christmas Sweater and come on down to the show to enter our Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, win prizes and have a lot of fun and laughs.
Click here for more details:
Home for the Holidays Stage
Watch talented local chefs as they demonstrate Holiday cooking and entertaining ideas for you to use during your own Holiday entertaining preparations.
Sips of the Season
Visit a selection of BC's lesser known Artisan Wineries and sample their finest vintages. You may also purchase these wines right here at the show direct from the vintners themselves:
|1ST R.O.W ESTATE WINERY|
|CAMPBELL'S GOLD HONEY FARM & MEADERY|
|DRAGON MIST DISTILLERY|
|FORBIDDEN FRUIT WINERY|
|FORT BERENS ESTATE WINERY|
|GILLESPIE'S FINE SPIRITS|
|HIDDEN CHAPEL WINERY|
|MEADOW VISTA HONEY WINES|
|MONTAKARN ESTATE WINERY|
|ROCKY CREEK WINERY|
|WAYWARD DISTILLATION HOUSE|
Santa's Workshop &
Elf Activity Area
Santa's Elves are waiting to help kids decorate your very own fresh baked Christmas cookie OR create your own make and take Sandart.. OR create your own Christmas Tree ornament All FREE at Santa's Workshop. Participation is on a first come basis as quantities are limited.
Also, learn how to assemble model kits of planes, trains, cars as demonstrated by expert model makers.
Take a look at some of the hundreds of unique artisan creations that will be offered for sale by the artisans themselves at this show. Click below to visit the picture gallery.
Santa has a mailbox at the show. Kids come to Santa's Workshop and write your very own letter to Santa and deposit it in his mailbox.