2019 Show Information
$50 Boutique Bucks Sponsored by Renewal by Andersen can be spent at any booth at the show. Register to Win at booth #1416 on the concourse or booth #1035 on the field. Winners will be announced to pick up their $50 Bucks at Renewal by Andersen booth #1035.. We will announce give-away winners every hour from 11:00am – 6:00 pm Friday and Saturday, and Sunday from 11:00 am– 2:00 pm.
It’s a party! The Holiday Boutique kicks off the weekend with Ladies Night Out on Friday night from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, with music, drinks and prizes!
Guests are able to discover beautiful, custom made gifts at Artisan booths at the show. Artisans will be highlighted in our Feature area and you can preview a list of them here.
SANTA'S WORKSHOPA meandering workshop area to provide inspiration and ideas for your Home Projects and Great Gift Ideas for Gals & Guys! Just East of the Festival of Trees, Bar and Lounge. See a list of all exhibitors HERE.
Doorways to the Holidays
Holidays Around the US:
Get inspiration for your holiday gatherings with designer areas displaying U.S. home and holiday decor. Mannequins designed by Christopher Straub will be placed within each area with a holiday inspired outfit. This designer area and mannequin display with be showcased at the show entrance.
Sponsored by Renewal by Andersen.
Christopher's Favorite Finds
Christopher Straub from Project Runway is back and will be choosing items submitted by exhibitors to be highlighted throughout the show.
Check out 2018 Favorite Finds by clicking HERE!
The Festival of Trees
The lights and sparkle of twelve uniquely decorated holiday trees will captivate shoppers as they stroll through the Holiday Boutique. Donated by individuals, companies and civic groups, each tree will be available for sale via silent auction throughout the weekend. The feature is organized by the Minneapolis Fire Department and benefits Coats for Kids through Operation Warm. Last year, over $10,000 was raised to benefit Coats for Kids!
(Selfies with Mirror Me Perfect - donate to take a photo with a hunky firefighter!)
Nathan Amor, local musician, performing LIVE at the Festival of Trees!
SHOPPERS RELAXATION LOUNGE
There will be room to relax at the show! Grab a drink and re-energize and recharge in the shoppers lounge - sit back and relax before you get back on the floor to do more shopping! Furniture provided by Becker & Project Wellness will be providing massages throughout the show.
Sponsored by Star Tribune.
Minneapolis Fire Dept. Selfie Station with Mirror Me Perfect
Take fun selfies with friends and props and mount on a wall and on social with Firefighter calendar models. Scheduled times to take pictures with Twin Cities firefighters are Friday and Saturday (November 9/10) 5pm-8pm and Sunday 12pm-2pm!
Make It Take It Workshops
Workshops will be held to make beautiful DIY Gifts for friends and family.
You will have the chance to create your own unique art. Bring your own creations home to Enjoy!
SUNDAY DEALS - SHOP SUNDAY GREAT HOLIDAY DEALS
Sponsored by Habitat for Humanity
A package check near the Concessions area and Entrance to the field will give shoppers a break from carrying bags of goodies around the show floor. This is a great opportunity to provide gift wrapping and donations to a great local organization!
GIFT WRAPPING provided by Gift Six the Wrappery booth #538 in our Artisan area!