Virginia Beach Christmas Market :: Exhibitor Information

36th Annual Virginia Beach Christmas Market

Dates: November 24-26, 2017

Hours: Friday & Saturday 10:00 - 6:00, Sunday 10:00-5:00

Location: Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
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Admission: Be sure to sign up for the door prize or fill out the contact information on the coupon or flyer. We send $2 off postcard coupons to past customers as a reward for their continued patronage. 
$8 Adults; $2 Children 6-12; Under 6 Free - One admission covers all three days. One discount per person. Receive $1 off admission by bringing a canned food donation for the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia. Admission is free with a blood donation to the Red Cross (See the bottom of this page for details). Plenty of free parking with shuttle buses available. ATM on premises.

Exhibitor List: 2017 exhibitor list

Exhibitor Information & Application: Are you a artist or crafter?
Find out more information about our shows and download an application here or contact us.


The Virginia Beach Christmas Market, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, features more than 250 fine artisans and crafters from more than 20 states. Readers of Sunshine Artist Magazine have voted this popular event as one of the best arts and crafts shows in the USA since 1996. Featured artisans will offer fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, toys, photography, fiber arts, thousands of Christmas collectibles and much, much more.

Sunshine Artist 200 Best Logo 2014Readers of Sunshine Artist Magazine have once again voted this show into their 100 Best Arts and Crafts Shows in the USA poll.

Whether you’re searching for unique one-of-kind Christmas gifts, personalized stocking stuffers, or a stunning floral centerpiece for the holidays, you’ll find it all at the Virginia Beach Christmas Market.

 

Taste of the Holidays

Specialty food vendors will offer a “Taste of the Holidays.” Get ready for holiday festivities or create your own gift baskets with Southern Supreme fruitcakes, fudge-by-the-pound, spicy salsas, Wissie cakes and cookies, sparkling cider, festive party dips or Vicky’s delicious homemade jams and jellies. Old-fashioned Christmas caroling by the Doorway Singers will complete a weekend of magical festivities.

 

Marketing Highlights

  • 8+ local radio stations with on-air ticket giveaways
  • Multi-day ads in both local daily newspapers as well as weekly tabloids and other arts & entertainment focused publications
  • Local TV station(s) and several cable networks including Home & Garden TV, Lifetime, Food Network, Fox/MSNBC news and others
  • 260,000+ direct mail inserts
  • Flyers to all oceanfront hotels and visitor center
  • 25,000+ postcards to past attendees
  • 6,000+ emails to past attendees

 

The Virginia Beach Christmas Market holds a major food drive each year benefiting the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia by offering 50 cents off admission to attendees donating cans of non-perishable food. Last year over 18,000 pounds of food and $1,300 in cash donations were collected during this popular 3-day event. And, well over 100,000 pounds of food have been collected in the last 10 years. Side Note: The tractor trailers you see on the highway carry about 40,000 pounds. Thank you for your generous donations!

We hope you can join us!

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