The Countdown to Christmas Expo

Sat. Jul 20, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm EDT
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Twas the middle of the summer and some of Santa's elves were looking to get people together to celebrate that there are only 158 days until Christmas from July 20.  The Countdown to Christmas Expo is a Christmas themed event will have wide variety of crafters, vendors, entertainment and DIY Demos, all in one place inside the air conditioned Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center.

Start your Holiday Shopping from crafters and other vendors with products that will be at the top of your Christmas list or give you ideas for your Holiday parties and Decorating.

Learn how the Elves work their magic.Several DIY workshops are being planned:Stay tuned for a full schedule of events.

DIY OPTION 1 from When Pigs FLy:
"Let it Snow Buddies"  - Come create this super cute DIY wooden Let it Snow Buddies! It measures approximately 24x20 and there will be a variety of paint colors to choose from to make it your own! Cozy winter caps included! Why buy when you can DIY? 

Let it Snow Buddies Price:  $50 online; $60 at the Show (includes ticket to enter show)
See photos of this DIY Product at:
The Deadline to order in advance is Friday, July 19 - you can still sign in to participate at the show until 4:00pm.  
Time slots:  open all day but latest is 4pm to ensure enough time to make project

DIY OPTION 2 from Deep Creek Vintage


Come and get creative with our fun and festive wall hangings! Geared for our young artists, this workshop allows you to experiment with paint, stamps and fabric, and bring home your finished masterpiece to show off your new skills. Show special $10.00  The Deadline to sign up to participate for this project is Friday, July 19 (there are no sign ups the day of the show)



Come and join us as we create a mini vintage door! Learn the basics in painting your board using your choice of DIY clay paint. Learn how to apply decor transfers and stamps to create your very own wall or tabletop decor!  Choice of design from our available transfers. Leave with skills to create for everyone on your holiday shopping list.  Special price for Expo attendees $45.00 (includes ticket to enter show)  The Deadline to sign up to participate for this project is Friday, July 19 (there are no sign ups the day of the show)

See photos of this DIY Product at:

Tickets are $5 at the Door and are available in advance for $4.99

The elves are alsoworking on having the boss make an appearance to take pictures or to participate in Santa sack races.They are waiting to see if Santa is going to be on vacation and the reindeers are available on July 20.

The Countdown to Christmas Expo

Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center

July 20, 2019: 10:00am-5:00pm

At Door:  $5
(Cash only • No coupons or Discounts)

In Advance:  $4.99


Reserve Tickets
General Admission + More Details $4.99
DIY - Let it Snow Buddies w/ Adult Ticket from with When Pigs Fly + More Details $50.00
Kids -DIY from Deep Creek Vintage:: Wall Hanging + More Details $10.00
DIY - Mini Vintage Door w/ Adult Ticket from Deep Creek Vintage - + More Details $45.00
Venue Details
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Fredericksburg Expo & Conf. Center 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22401