The annual West Coast Women’s Show at Tradex features more than 400 vendor booths, as well as celebrity speakers, fashion shows, cooking demos, an artisans’ marketplace and more. The event runs Oct. 12 to 14. (Abbotsford News file photo)

The annual West Coast Women’s Show at Tradex features more than 400 vendor booths, as well as celebrity speakers, fashion shows, cooking demos, an artisans’ marketplace and more. The event runs Oct. 12 to 14. (Abbotsford News file photo)

More than 400 exhibitors at West Coast Women’s Show

Annual event returns to Tradex in Abbotsford from Oct. 12 to 14

The West Coast Women’s Show returns to Tradex in Abbotsford from Oct. 12 to 14.

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

In addition to returning show favourites, such as the Hall of Flame Calendar Firefighters fashion show, the 18th annual event also features a bigger and better World of Taste, an Artisans’ Marketplace, and a Fashion and Style area, including the new Fashion Hub Runway.

Also new this year is a daily series of uplifting and motivational panel presentations focusing on women empowering women, women’s health, and women in business.

Highlights include Larry Thomas – aka “The Soup Nazi” from Seinfeld – serving soup by donation on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 1:30 p.m., with proceeds going to the Starfish Pack Program.

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Eric Braeden – “Victor Newman ” from The Young and the Restless – is live on the Main Stage on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 2:30 p.m.

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.

Admission is $12 general, $9 for seniors, $9 for youth (ages 13 to 17), $4 for children (ages six to 12) and free for kids five and under.

Tickets are $2 less at London Drugs location and online at westcoastwomen.net.