2018 Show Information

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Boutique Bucks

$50 Boutique Bucks Sponsored by Renewal by Andersen can be spent at any booth at the show.  Register to Win at the show entrance on the Concourse next to Doorway to the Holidays display or at Renewal by Andersen booth #1035.  Winners will be announced to pick up their $50 Bucks at Renewal by Andersen booth #1035 in Santa’s Workshop. 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. 

Ladies Night Out

DAILY EVENTS

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! 

CLICK HERE to see all Theme Nights and giveaways!

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MADE IN THE MIDWEST ARTISANS

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.

DIY with Staci on Sunday, November 11th between noon and 2pm! There will be DIY activities for families and Mrs. Claus will be on-site handing out cookies. Staci will participate in FREE crafts with attendees. 

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SANTA'S WORKSHOP

A 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.
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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 Straub

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!

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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!)

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Saturday, November 10th 6 pm – 9 pm
Nathan Amor, local musician, performing LIVE at the Festival of Trees!
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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.
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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!

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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! 


Make it Take It Schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9
COMPANY TIMES  PROJECT
Carver Junk Co. 11am - 4pm Mini holiday wreaths & blocks
Julie's Chocolates 5pm - 5:15pm Chocolate bonbon demonstration
Julie's Chocolates 6pm - 6:15pm Chocolate bonbon demonstration
Carver Junk Co. 6:30pm - 8pm Mini holiday wreaths & blocks

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
COMPANY TIMES PROJECT
Shakuntala Design 10am -2pm TBD
Red Shed Garden and Gifts 2pm - 4pm Air plants, fairy garden, glass dishes
Julie's Chocolates 4:30pm - 4:45 pm Chocolate bonbon demonstration
Julie's Chocolates 5:30pm - 5:45 pm Chocolate bonbon demonstration
Socially Handcrafted 6pm -9pm TBD

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
COMPANY TIMES PROJECT
Carver Junk Co. 12pm - 2pm Mini holiday wreaths & blocks
Red Shed Garden and Gifts 2pm - 4pm Air plants, fairy garden, glass dishes

DIY with Staci with KS95, Sunday, November 11, noon - 2pm
Artisan Area, near booth 230 (Vintage Market)
Staci will participate in FREE crafts with attendees in our Artisan area. There will be DIY activities for families and Mrs. Claus will be on-site handing out cookies. Crafts will take place down the main aisle near booth 129 for attendees to participate, hosted by Vintage Marketplace. 

necklaceSUNDAY DEALS - SHOP SUNDAY GREAT HOLIDAY DEALS 

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Package Check

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!

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GIFT WRAPPING provided by Gift Six the Wrappery booth #538 in our Artisan area!