Food, fashion, kitchen and housewares are among the items featured at the 400 vendor booths during the West Coast Women’s Show at Tradex. The annual event returns this weekend. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Food, fashion, kitchen and housewares are among the items featured at the 400 vendor booths during the West Coast Women’s Show at Tradex. The annual event returns this weekend. (Abbotsford News file photo)

West Coast Women’s Show returns to Abbotsford

Annual event runs Oct. 20 to 22 at Tradex

The annual West Coast Women’s Show returns to Tradex in Abbotsford from Oct. 20 to 22.

The show features more than 400 exhibitor booths and entertainment on four stages, including celebrity speakers, fashion shows, cooking demos, wellness and beauty secrets, and more.

Special celebrity guests include Scottish interior-decorating duo Colin and Justin, who are on the main stage Saturday at 1:30 p.m., and The Young and the Restless star Melissa Claire Egan, who is featured at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Saturday also features a main stage panel presentation with Parmida Barez, Aeryon Ashlie and Harj Hadani – three of Canada’s leading female entrepreneurs.

The West Coast Women’s Show is also the place to watch Trevor Bird – Top Chef Canada: Season 2 competitor and owner of Fable Kitchen – dish out cooking demonstrations, along with acclaimed kid chef Skylar Sinow, culinary entrepreneur Antonio Cupo, and Angus An, owner of Vancouver Magazine’s Restaurant of the Year, Maenam.

Girls’ Night Out on Friday and Saturday features fashion shows with the 2018 Hall of Flame calendar firefighters.

Also at this year ’s show, the Artisans Marketplace is bigger and better, with products such as gourmet foods, crafts, pottery and one-of-a-kind jewelry by top local artists.

Show hours are 1 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

For tickets and more information, visit westcoastwomen.net.