30th Northern Virginia Christmas Market
Dates: November 10-12, 2023
Hours: Friday & Saturday 10:00 - 6:00, Sunday 10:00-5:00
Location: Dulles Expo Center - South Hall, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA 20153.
Dulles Expo and Conference Center Map and Directions
Admission: $8.00 for adults Cash or Credit at the door (Children under 12 - Free)
Tickets available online and at the door
Exhibitor List: 2023 Exhibitor List - Coming Soon!
Interactive Exhibitor List: Preview the show early and create your shopping plan before you arrive! Click HERE for our interactive show map, then click on any colored booth and the artists' name will appear. Then, if you wish, you can click on the artist's "shop page" to see examples of what they will be bringing to the show! You can also scroll down below the floor map to see the entire exhibitor list.
Floor Plan: Northern Va. Christmas Market Floor Plan
Unique Arts and Crafts Galore
It’s Northern Virginia’s grand opening celebration of the holiday season! This spectacular, award-winning holiday show features 225 fine artisans from more than 30+ states. Artisans offer a diverse selection of fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, photography, fiber arts, vintage re-creations as well as thousands of one-of-kind Christmas collectibles. Select specialty food vendors will offer gift-packaged gourmet fare. These tasty homemade goodies are ideal for creating wonderful gift baskets, loading up Santa’s stockings, and gathering those hard-to-find executive gifts. A major food drive benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank is held during this event each year as well.
2022 New, Notables & Returning Favorites
Local award-winning author, Larry Issa, features new children's books along with exclusive handmade merchandise and artwork related to his books. Visit Larry Issa Design in booth #174.
Just in time for the holiday season, Marinela Cicio, of Fresh Ideas by Dana, makes artificial/silk flower arrangements, wall & door decor & Christmas tree ornaments. These will certainly get you in the holiday spirit! Booth #476.
Frank Westfall of Middle Earth Leather handcrafts all his items in his Syracuse, NY workshop. Everything is made from scratch; including the patterns he creates & develops. His products are beautiful and perfect for gift giving! Come visit Frank in booth #221.
Deborah McNicholas of D & M Originals crafts sweet chubby little gnomes & Christmas floral music boxes, homespun kitchen towels along with farmhouse accessories (String beads, wool balls, books & framed pictures which are perfect for tiered trays). Come visit Deborah in booth #353.
|J. Hugh Mackellar
Such a clever gift idea! HuMa Designs crafts functional metal, wearable art pieces & eyeglass/ID badge holders. Each piece is handcrafted, individually designed & cast using a fine, lead-free pewter called Britannia. Come see J Hugh Mackellar's unique pieces in booth #127.
A truly unique item created by Cynthia Rivera are Apringz By Domestic Moose! They are a decorated apron clip that easily attaches to a kitchen towel to make a fast & easy apron. Come see Cynthia and choose your favorite in booth # 259.
What Cool gift ideas for that techie in your life! Original handcrafted framed art assemblages, ornaments & small gift items all from recycled computer parts and electronics. Amanda Preske, of Circuit Breaker Labs, offers a truly unique product for those techno-savvy peeps on your list!. Come check them out in booth #355
Karri Mohr's creates beautiful hand painted slate garden signs with specially designed display stands in both holiday and seasonal designs. She will even personalize an item during the show while you continue to shop. One of her favorite things to paint are doggie portraits that look sweet in a garden or entryway– a great way to warn welcome your guests before the dog starts barking at the door! Visit Karri in booth #208.
Like history? John Pattenden of Patent Artwork starts with an historic/iconic patent, then extracts key elements like drawings, claims, signatures, etc and creates his own design in Adobe. These are contextual with an aged look creating a sense of history. Adding a photograph of the invention, blended together with the other elements John creates a historical collage leaving the viewer with a glimpse of how a dream became a reality. Visit John in booth #443.
After a three-year hiatus, a show favorite, Fred Albrecht of Falbrect Studios returns to the show with his popular wine bottle stoppers created in many different themes & designs! Perfect for that person on your list who “has everything”! Welcome Fred back in booth #485.
|The Colletta Collection (Christine Eckstein, president)
Coletta Collections is a group of artisans with disabilities in the Washington, DC area. All of the items that are sold in their booth are handmade by one of their artisans. They sell a variety of fused glass tableware, lanterns, as well as hand woven scarves and other home décor made by their artists. All the proceeds from booth sales return directly to the program to pay them and to purchase more supplies to assist them in learning new skills! It is always good to give a gift that has such meaning behind it! Come see their beautiful collection in booth #204.
|Old Plantation Soups (Lee Shumate)
We are entering into soup season and Old Plantation Soups hits the mark! Their soup mixes are easey-peasey to put together for a quick hearty meal, as are their dessert mixes, their famous cornbread mixes and many more scrumptious packaged goods! Come have some tastes and stock up at booth #168.
Capital Area Food Bank
The Northern Virginia Christmas Market holds a major food drive each year benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank by offering discoounted admission to attendees donating cans of non-perishable food. Last year over 5,000 pounds of food was collected during this popular 3-day event. And, over 85,000 pounds of food have been collected in the last 10 years. Side Note: The tractor trailers you see on the highway can carry about 40,000 pounds of canned food. Thank you for your generous donations!
We hope to see you there!