EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

SHOW HOURS & LOCATION

DECEMBER 1 - 4, 2022

WASHINGTON STATE FAIR EVENTS CENTER

Thursday, December 1: 10am – 8pm
Friday, December 2: 10am – 8pm
Saturday, December 3: 10am – 8pm
Sunday, December 4: 10am – 6pm

Hours subject to change.

EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN

Tuesday and Wednesday, November 29 & 30 from 8am – 8pm.

DECEMBER 1 - 4, 2022

WASHINGTON STATE FAIR EVENTS CENTER

Thursday, December 1: 10am – 8pm
Friday, December 2: 10am – 8pm
Saturday, December 3: 10am – 8pm
Sunday, December 4: 10am – 6pm

Subject to change.

EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN

Tuesday and Wednesday, November 29 & 30 from 8am – 8pm.

A Victorian Country Christmas is coming to town December 1-4, 2022 to the Washington State Fair Events Center. It’s a fantastic holiday shopping experience that will be heavily promoted using all the major promotions channels (TV, radio, OTT, digital, social media and print). 

We expect to see heavy coverage on local TV during the show along with a robust and creative social media as well as a high visibility campaign weeks ahead of the show. The show producers, O’Loughlin Trade Shows, have a long history of producing the region’s most productive and well-attended consumer events.

BOOTH PRICING

Call Susie at 503-567-8885 or Lauren at 503-567-6240 for questions.

BOOTH

Price per 10' x 10'
$ 1000 each
  • Includes 8' high back drape and 3' high side drape
  • One 5 amp outlet is provided with each 6’x10’ or 10’x10’ booth.

BOOTH

Price per 6' x 10'
$ 750 each
  • Includes 8' high back drape and 3' high side drape
  • One 5 amp outlet is provided with each 6’x10’ or 10’x10’ booth.

HANDCRAFTERS BOOTH*

Price per 10' x 10'
$ 500 each
  • Includes 8' high back drape and 3' high side drape
  • One 5 amp outlet is provided with each 6’x10’ or 10’x10’ booth.

Handcrafters Booths are only located in  the Pavilion, Expo Halls, & designated aisles in the ShowPlex.

*At least 90% of the products sold must be original items made by hand by the artist/crafter, meaning the artist/crafter does not employ others to produce their products, no mass production/commercial processes

$300 Corner Booth Position Upgrade based on availability.

EXHIBITOR BROCHURE

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EXHIBITOR BROCHURE.

 

This a high-res exhibitor brochure which lists a show calendar, reasons to exhibit, fax application, contact information, show images, and other important information for events that O’Loughlin Trade Shows produces.

*This is a large file and should only be downloaded if a high-speed internet connection is available.

**Show hours are subject to any necessary change without notice. Floor plans by O’Loughlin Trade Shows. Copyright 2022.

FLOOR PLAN

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE OFFICIAL SHOW FLOOR PLAN.

To navigate the floor plan, just click once on the map to zoom in. Then move your mouse around to move the plan from side to side or up and down.

If you receive a white screen, your Adobe Acrobat version is most likely out of date. Please go to get.adobe.com/reader to download the latest version.

ONLINE EXHIBITOR APPLICATION

Please note this is an official application to the show and not a contract for space. Please call before applying if you have any questions. Your contract will be sent to you by email.

Computers not your thing? Please call our office at 503.246.8291 if you have a question about one of the following shows or if you’d like to apply by phone.

Frequently Asked QuEstions

Click on a question below to reveal the answer.

It is a 4-day show. It runs Thursday through Sunday. It always begins the Thursday after Thanksgiving.

We require vendors to complete a contract, submit photos of any products they wish to sell, and send payment for booth.

Yes. All vendors must dress in Victorian or Festive attire (as long as it is tastefully done). Festive is defined as simple as black pants or skirt, white shirt, with holiday vest, tie, scarf or cap.

We have a strict policy of which states that no vendor’s children under the age of 16 are allowed in exhibitor booths during set-up, take-down or during show hours.

12/01/2022 to 12/4/2022

We require you to have a minimum of a double strand of fire retardant garland and miniature white lights (the kind that don’t blink). Beyond that we allow you to decorate your booth as you wish (as long as it is tastefully done).

There are several ways:

  1. Make your own.
  2. Buy your own.
  3. Rent one (We have options for rentals for both men’s and women’s clothing. You can place your order in advance and pick up and drop off the rentals at our event.)
  4. Go to Value Village or other thrift shop. Find a long black dress and a long black dress and a Victorian looking long sleeved white blouse. Add a brooch and you have your Victorian outfit!

No, we have 15 different storefront styles in a variety of colors.  We set them up in such a way that the styles and colors are distributed throughout each exhibit area.  The opening for each style is the same (approx 8.5’).

There are many hotels located near the Washington State Fair Events Center, and our featured hotel is the Hampton Inn.

We cannot guarantee that you will be assigned the space you have asked for.  We give placement priority to our returning vendors.  If the spaces you request are not available we will contact you with options.

A majority of our vendors return each year. Some have been with us each year since our show began back in the late 1980’s!

Yes, our primary focus is to feature a wide array of unique gift items.

Approx 35,000 attend each year.

The producers of A Victorian Country Christmas go to great lengths to produce a quality show.  It is not only a gift show, it is an entertainment show.  Attendees have the opportunity to shop, sit, rest, and watch one of many professional stage shows available daily, shop some more, catch a bite to eat at one of our fine food vendors, and then shop some more.  We also have The Singing Nativity which has been a key part of our show since the beginning.  We have an extensive advertising campaign on television, radio, newspapers, etc.  We are well known and well respected and draw vendors from all over the United States.

HOST HOTEL

Holiday Inn Express
812 S Hill Park Dr
Puyallup, WA 98373

In order to receive the show discount by phone, call 253-848-4900 and please make sure you tell them you’re exhibiting at the Victorian Country Christmas Festival

The booking link will only work for the dates listed on the agreement: November 29th-December 5th, 2022. Should you have any guests that would like to make reservations outside of these dates, they will need to call the hotel directly.

EXHIBITOR FORMS

FOR VENDORS SELLING CONSUMABLE FOOD PRODUCTS

EXHIBITOR DOWNLOADS

EXHIBITOR MANUAL

The show manual includes information about everything that has to do with move-in, plus much more.

Please email your sales representative or call 503.246.8291 if you have any questions.

ELECTRICAL

Each booth and bulk space is furnished with one (1) fused 120-volt duplex receptacle outlet of up to 5 AMPS capacity without charge. For additional electrical requirements, contact the Washington State Fair Events Center at 253-841-5018. If not ordered in advance, services and equipment will be subject to “floor order” rate.

LIGHTING

For additional needs please contact Hollywood Lights at 206-292-2353.

DECORATOR KIT

Trade Show Supply House is the official decorator of the show. Tables, chairs, and carpet are not included with your booth space.

Please order directly through the decorator for the best deal. There is a discount for ordering before the event begins.

FIRE MARSHALL

Click the button below to read more about the fire marshall rules and regulations.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

This order form includes information on how to order a phone and internet line for your booth.

INSURANCE

Shahinian Insurance Services Inc. is pleased to offer you discounted exhibitor liability coverage. To expedite coverage, please call Shahinian Insurance Inc. at 800-457-2231

LOGOS & LINKS

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Direct URL’s
avictoriancountrychristmas.com

WHY O'LOUGHLIN TRADE SHOWS

The holidays produce the biggest retail spike of the year. O’Loughlin Trade Shows produce the Northwest’s largest consumer events. It’s a perfect match! Please join us for what should be an epic 4-day sales event at our A Victorian Country Christmas, December 1 – 4, 2022 at the Washington State Fair Events Center.

  • More than 80 years experience in producing consumer shows.
  • Optimum show dates.
  • Exceptional venue with ample parking.
  • Long history of highly productive consumer shows.
  • Robust marketing, advertising and promotion campaign.
  • Free, value-added promotional opportunities for exhibitors.
  • Innovative exhibitor mix and show formats draw large audiences.
  • Major metropolitan market.
  • Unmatched media support.
  • Designed crowd traffic patterns.
  • Maximum booth exposure.
  • Professional 24-hour security.
  • Professional on-site staff.
  • Decorator package availability.
  • Exciting sales-oriented atmosphere.
  • 144,000 square feet of display space…bigger is better!
  • Four generations of personalized family service.

We’ll bring the crowds, you bring your business and together we’ll ignite and amplify your sales!

CONTACT US

GENERAL SHOW INQUIRIES

503.246.8291

SUSIE BORER

503.567.8885

LAUREN ANDERSON

503.567.6240