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FESTIVAL OF CRAFTS
NOVEMBER 1 – 4, 2018

ABOUT THE SHOW

The Festival of Crafts is one of Canada’s biggest holiday handcrafted shopping events, showcasing the very best that the Canadian Handmade community has to offer.

For four days, the BMO Centre at Stampede Park transforms into a magical marketplace featuring over 250 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers showcasing their stunning works and interacting with shoppers, making this event a truly unique experience.

With an incredible range of locally and nationally sourced quality handmade goods, including fashion, jewellery, home décor, sculptures, glassware, natural body care, and delicious gourmet treats, this event ensures everyone on your list will love the gifts you give.

HOURS

November 1 – 4, 2018
Thursday 10am – 9pm
Friday 10am – 9pm
Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

LOCATION

BMO Centre, Stampede Park
20 Round Up Way SE
Calgary, AB

ADMISSION

Adults $7
17 & Under Free

Onsite box office, cash only or online tickets.

MEET THE ARTISANS

Artisan Gallery
Artisan Listing

WHAT’S HAPPENING

DIY IN THE CITY GRAND PRIZE GETAWAY: We want to send you and a friend to Toronto to live your best creative life and make something beautiful all your own inside Makeful’s DIY studio! Our grand prize getaway includes return airfare for two to Toronto, three nights’ accommodation and $500 in spending money. One grand prize finalist will be chosen at the conclusion of each show presented by Makeful, and one lucky grand prize winner will be chosen from the list of finalists on Tuesday, December 18.
To enter our grand prize getaway, simply fill out the ballot you receive at the show. No purchase necessary. Contest rules and regulations here.

COLOURING WALL, PRESENTED BY MAKEFUL: Inspiration in the making! The Makeful channel is hitting the road with Signatures on a cross-county craft show adventure! At each stop they will be setting up a massive colouring wall and inviting you to help bring their Makeful masterpiece to life – so grab a marker, add some colour, snap a pic and share on social with #bemakeful to join the Makeful community.

MAKERS GIFT WALL: We have a massive collection of unique handmade gifts from our makers to give away at the show – fill out the ballot you receive when you walk in to be entered for a chance to win! Many draws will take place throughout all three days of the show – if you’re a winner, head to our Makers Gift Wall and pick a gift box of your choosing to see what you’ve won!

CRUSHIN’ POINT: Who or what are you crushin’ on? Is it your shopping partner? An item you bought at the show that you just can’t stop staring at? Let us know in at the Crushin’ Point – an IG-ready area where you and your friends can take cute pics with props and share them on social! Be sure to tag us in your posts using #FestivalOfCraftsYYC – you might just walk away with a prize!

INSTAGRAM TICKET GIVEAWAY: We’ve got 10 pairs of tickets to the show to give away on the ‘Gram! Our giveaway post will go live on Monday, October 29 – follow us on Instagram @signatures.ca for all the details.

HOW TO GET THERE

The BMO Centre at Stampede Park is located southeast of downtown Calgary along Macleod Trail between 12 Avenue SE and 25 Avenue SE. With a central location, visitors are able to take advantage of both parking and public transit options year round. Click here for Calgary Transit schedules, routes and C-train map.

MEDIA FACT SHEET

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SHOW FLOOR PLAN

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Interviews or photo requests, email here.

THANK YOU