The Countdown to Christmas Expo

Sat. Jul 20, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm EDT
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Why have a regular ol' July show when you can have a holly jolly July Christmas themed Expo?  The Countdown to Christmas Expo on July 20 from 10am-5pm at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center will have a variety of local and regional crafters and vendors spreading holiday cheer that also includes DIY Workshops and attractions.

It is never too early to start preparing for Christmas, right? Christmas is everyone's favorite time of the year, there's no denying it.  Imagine being able to complete a good portion of your holiday shopping in July. If you can adopt the Christmas in July mindset, think how much you can get ahead for all those occasions for which you might need a perfect gift in the future.

Learn how the Elves work their magic.  Here is a fun DIY workshops:

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:  SIgn up at the When Pigs Fly Decor Booth inside the Show for $60 
See photos of this DIY Product at:
Time slots:  open all day but latest is 4pm to ensure enough time to make project

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

Here is the schedule of events for the day:

sELFie Station:  Get your perfect snapshot “Elf Style”
Santa’s Workshop:  Create the ultra-cute and festive “Snow Buddies” decoration  presented by When Pigs Fly (additional cost at the show) Time slots:  open all day but latest is 4pm to ensure enough time to make project

11am to 4pm:  NAPKIN FOLDING – learn some creative ways to add style to your Christmas dinner table tutorial and instructions available at the Bar
11am to 4pm:  HOLIDAY COCKTAILS  & demonstration, enjoy one of our signature cocktails - Winter Wonderland,  Poinsettia Mimosa or a Toasted Marshmallow – while you shop.  Drinks and recipe cards available at the Bar
11am to 1pm:   KID’s COOKIE DECORATING put your creativity into a tasty treat. Age 12 & under, while supplies last
11am to 12pm:  SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN – the big guy takes a break from his summer vacation to bring us some Christmas Cheer and Holiday Treats roaming

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


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Fredericksburg Expo & Conf. Center 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22401