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Thank you . . .
for your interest in participating in the Southern Christmas Show.
From its beginnings in 1968, the Southern Christmas Show has become a holiday tradition for families and friends throughout the region. One of the best-attended consumer shows in the nation, it annually attracts over 100,000 show guests ready to start the holiday buying season.
Show highlights include a Dickens-style village with over 50 shops, holiday designer rooms, freshly-cut and decorated Christmas trees, miniature scenes and dollhouses, model railroads, and of course, Santa Claus.
Participation in the show is limited to exhibitors selling holiday décor and gifts. It is a retail show, so all exhibits must have cash and carry items.
The show covers a total of 250,000 square feet. Show guests are welcomed by an Olde Towne Village surrounded by arts and craft exhibitors. Commercial and food exhibitors fill two additional halls at The Park Expo and Conference Center.
Exhibit Space Availability
The Southern Christmas Show is always a sold-out event, and maintains a healthy waiting list. However, we are always seeking new exhibitors with products that are new, and unique to the show.
Because we strive to provide show guests with a good variety of holiday décor, crafts, and gifts, the show waiting list consists of applications offering types of products that are already well-represented in the show. If, for instance, you sell jewelry, then no matter how different your jewelry is from what’s already in the show, your chances of being selected are unlikely because the show already has a good selection of jewelry. If you sell a product that’s not already in the show, and is something appropriate to the show, your chances of being accepted are good.
Applying for Exhibit Space
We encourage you to apply for exhibit space using the online application found at the tab on the left side of this page. If you would like to discuss the show prior to applying for space, please give us a call at 800-849-0248.
There may be many networking opportunities at the Southern Christmas Show - Charlotte 2015. Find out more in the event details below.
|Conference/Event Dates:||11/10/2015 - 11/22/2015|
|Conference/Event Hours:||Tuesday 5:30pm-9:30pm; Wednesday 10am-9pm; Thursday 10am-9pm; Friday 10am-9pm; Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-6pm; Monday 10am-6pm; Tuesday 10am-6pm; Wednesday 10am-9pm; Thursday 10am-9pm; Friday, November 20: 10am-9pm Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-6pm|
|Primary Industry:||Holiday Fairs|
|Other Industries:||Craft Fairs, Gift Shows - Retail, Holiday Fairs, Local Shows & Fairs|
|Cost to Attend:||Adults: $12.00 at the door; Youth: $3.00 (Ages 6-12); Children under 6 free with paying adult; Advance Tickets: $10.00; Groups: (20 or more advance Only) $9.50|
|Audience:||Open to the public.|
|Notes:||Preview night is Tuesday, November 10 from 5:30pm-9:30pm.
Adults: $18 advance, $22 at the door (Includes parking and 7.25% sales tax.)
Youth: $3.00 (Ages 6-12) Children under 6 FREE with paying adult.
|Venue:||The Park Expo and Conference Center|
|Venue Phone:||(704) 333-7709|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Official Conference Hotel:||Hotel List:|
|Conference Hotel URL:||https://southernshows.com/scs/lodging...|
|Number of Exhibitors:||50+ retail shops (Previous Year)|
|Event Square Footage:||250,000|
|Show Owner:||Southern Shows|
|Show Manager:||Southern Shows|
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|Olde Towne Shop||$13 per sq. ft.||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|Tent (Craft Only)||$1,250||Water:||n/a|
|Craft (All Handmade by Exhibitor)||$1,250||Generator:||n/a|
|Commercial||$1,600||Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||n/a|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a|
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