West Coast Christmas Show at Tradex starts Dec. 2

Tradex in Abbotsford is the site of the West Coast Christmas Show, happening Friday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 4.

Organizers at the Tradex in Abbotsford are already pulling out the tinsel and mini-lights for the West Coast Christmas Show, happening Friday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 4.

With Christmas trees decorated by local charities and holiday music playing, the event will feature jewelry, toys, specialty goods, candy and gift items from local vendors.

It will offer workshops on throwing the perfect party, and attendees can learn how to construct a seasonal wreath with floral designer Wayne Loui offering demonstrations on arrangements. Local chefs will take the stage creating sample dishes, while Santa sits on his chair available for pictures.

Admission for adults is $9, youth (13-18) are $6, children under 12 are free, and seniors (65 and up) are $7.

Hours are 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday.

A coat and parcel check will be available, with proceeds going towards Abbotsford Meals on Wheels.

The Tradex Centre is located at 1190 Cornell St. For more information call 604-850-1533 or visit www.westcoastchristmasshow.com.