Indiana's Largest Holiday Shopping Event!
The Christmas Gift + Hobby Show is a place where thousands of people come together to experience a unique shopping event with one-of-a-kind finds. The show features more than 350 exhibitors along with a Holiday Entertainment Stage sure to put you in the holiday mood. Plus, get the chance to meet Santa!
Indiana's Largest Holiday Shopping Event
Whether you’re looking for a popular Christmas item or a unique handmade gift, you’ll be able to find it at this year’s Christmas Gift + Hobby Show. Search more than 350 vendors under one roof in this exciting five-day shopping event. There truly is something for everyone on your gift-buying list!
Ring in the Holidays with Local Entertainment
More ringing and more singing! Show attendees can enjoy performances from local school choirs, singers, dancers and more — including TWO special performances from the Circle City Ringers handbell ensemble — on the Holiday Entertainment Stage. Listen to heavenly voices and see festive dance performances while you shop for your holiday gifts. There’s fun for the whole family!
All-New LEGO Creation: Bigger and Better!
Doug Davis and his custom LEGO creation company, It’s a Block Party, bring an all-new LEGO creation made just for this year’s Gift + Hobby Show — a Christmas village that’s bigger and better than ever! Built entirely from LEGO pieces, it’s a can’t-miss-it Christmas display.
Be Merrier with Merry Money
Merry Money is back! All show attendees get the chance for some extra green this holiday season. Just register to win Merry Money at the Show Information Booth. A winner will be drawn every hour throughout the show — all five days of the show — to receive $25 in Merry Money to use at any one vendor of your choice at the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show!
Time for Santa Selfies!
That’s right! You can’t forget to take your picture with Santa. He will be at the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show throughout the show to greet visitors. And he’ll be seated near the show’s live Christmas tree right in the center of West Pavilion. Get in line, and take your best Santa selfie! Ho, ho, ho!
Give the Gift of Reading
Do you or someone you know love to read? More than two dozen Indiana authors will appear at the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show to sell, sign and read from their works. These authors represent all book genres, from mystery and romance to inspirational, science fiction and wellness. Come stock up on all the books you want for those people on your holiday gift list!
Check Your Coat and Lend a Hand
Special Olympics Indiana Marion County will have volunteers to check coats and packages while people shop the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show. All donations and proceeds at the coat check station go to helping the nonprofit organization with its training and programs to empower people with intellectual disabilities around the world!
Admission: $13, adults; $9, seniors; free, children 12 and younger.