2017 -Nov 17 - 2 PM to 9 PM | Nov 18 - 10 AM to 6 PM | Nov 19 - 10 AM to 5 PM @ TRADEX, Abbotsford
About the Show
COME CREATE MEMORIES WITH YOUR FAMILY
AND SHOP AT SOME OF THE MOST UNIQUE BOOTHS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY!
YOU WILL NOT FIND MANY OF THESE ITEMS IN MALLS, OR RETAIL OUTLETS.
OVER 200 VENDORS, OVER HALF ARE ARTISANS!!!
OUR NEXT EVENT WILL BE ON
NOVEMBER 17, 18 & 19, 2017
If the stockings are hung by the fire with care, shouldn’t the gifts inside them be just as thoughtful? If you have grown weary of the mass-produced presents and are searching for something more unique for both the naughty and nice on your list this holiday season, then the West Coast Christmas Show is the perfect place to explore. Held at the Tradex in Abbotsford the show offers families a weekend of holiday shopping and Christmas spirit!
The West Coast Christmas Show, a three day consumer event visited by over 18,000 holiday shoppers each year features over 200 vendors - of which 140 are artisans. The show features live presentations to meet the needs of visitors’ holiday entertaining, decorating and gift giving. Family entertainment is provided by live Christmas music performed by local bands, choirs and carolers plus a huge working model train setup. In Santa's Workshop children may learn model making, create their own sand-art, write letters to Santa, decorate their own fresh baked Christmas cookie and there will be story time by local children's book writers.. Pictures with Santa, of course.
The West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace is Western Canada’s leading holiday season show that brings together holiday gifts, fancy foods, personal services, decor ideas, festive seminars and culinary presentations under one roof.
Entering through a huge array of fresh plants, floral and holiday decor for your home to the sounds of live Christmas music, you will discover new ideas and products for holiday gift shopping, entertaining and home decorating among the multitude of vendors offering unique and hard to find gift items both from artisans as well as unique manufacturers. You'll find hand made doll clothing and wooden toys, seasonal hand made ornaments, teepee play tents, hand painted silk scarves, upcycled table decor, beard balm, craft spirits, artisan fudges,lollipops and marshmallows, hand crafted doll furniture, personalized ornaments and gifts, Christmas lanterns, ugly Christmas sweaters, paintings, sculptures, blown glass decor, hand crafted trendy baby and childrens accessories, reclaimed wood furniture, gluten free treats, artisan shortbread, cottonwood carvings, boomerangs and much more!
See the gallery of artisan creations pictures: click here.
The Home For The Holidays Stage will feature numerous talented local chefs who will offer great hands on demonstrations and ideas for your holiday cooking and entertaining.
With 33 days remaining before Christmas, the West Coast Christmas Show's timing is the perfect show to buy unique gifts, stock up on holiday entertaining needs and discover new ideas on home decorating and entertaining for a fun-filled Holiday Season.
Ticket and Hours
Show Hours, at TRADEX
|Friday, November 17, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
|2 PM - 9 PM
10 AM - 6 PM
10 AM - 5 PM
Tickets available on site at TRADEX and online. Tickets on site may only be purchased with cash.
(12 and under)
*Children must be accompanied by adults
For group rates (16 or more), please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Free re-admission all three days.
Have your hand stamped as you leave for same day readmission
Obtain a re-entry pass as you leave for next day readmission
Free parking courtesy of the show producers.
Pictures by Eterna Studios
COAT CHECK AND GIFT WRAPPING
Members of the Abbotsford Community Services will provide a Coat and Parcel Check for visitors as well as a Gift Wrapping Service where you may drop off your purchases and have the volunteers gift wrap them for you. A small donation is expected for the services as this is a fundraiser event for the MEALS ON WHEELS services organization.