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For Immediate Release

Monday, August 27, 2018

36TH Annual Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival

The largest holiday show in the West!


Who:                Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival


When:               October 18th-21st, 2018

Thursday           October 18th       10am-8pm

Friday                October 19th       10am-8pm

Saturday           October 20th       10am-8pm

Sunday              October 21st       10am-6pm


Where:              Tacoma Dome at 2727 E D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421


What:                It’s a Happy Holiday in October as you SEE, HEAR & FEEL the coming of the holidays at the 36th Annual Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival.  With over 550 exhibits in two buildings, including over 200 “new” displays with unique one-of-a-kind gifts and specialty foods, handmade arts & crafts, seasonal decorations and gourmet foods. It’s a perfect way to get ready for the holidays and a great day of fun for everyone!


All New:           Enjoy the Grand Re-Opening of the Tacoma Dome.  This is the first Major Event in the Tacoma Dome after completing $31 million in renovations.  For more renovation details: https://tacomadome.org/renovations


New This Year – Don’t miss two Holiday Decorated Tiny Homes that were featured on TV’s Cable Channel.  See how these beautifully constructed Tiny Homes are transformed into a Holiday Wonderland.


Bring the KIDS to see SANTA in “SANTA’S VILLAGE” located in the center of the Dome under the Newly Decorated Giant Christmas Tree at 45 feet – one of the largest in the country!  Also: Kids get in Free!


Holiday & Gourmet FOODS!  Over 100 displays of gourmet and specialty foods to sample and buy, including Bundt cakes, cookies, chocolate truffles, sauces, spices, ciders, honey, specialty teas, caramels and so much more.


Enjoy All-New Cooking Demonstrations! Learn from the best Chefs in the Puget Sound region on preparing that EXTRA Special Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner for your family and friends.  Cooking for the Holidays is sponsored by Renewal Remodels & Additions and Bates Technical College.  For a list of demonstrators, visit www.holidaygiftshows.com/cooking-program


Live Family Entertainment daily greeting you at the door to welcome you to this one-of-a-kind shopping experience.  OUR BEST HOLIDAY SHOW EVER!  GREAT FAMILY FUN!


Tickets:          Admission $16.50 ($15.50 Plus $1.00 Tacoma Dome Facility Fee)*

Children 12 & Under FREE

Online Tickets & $1 Off Coupon at www.HolidayGiftShows.com

Discounts for groups of 10+ contact: GroupDiscounts@TacomaDome.org

Pre-purchase tickets online through www.TicketMaster.com

*Ticket Valid for all 4 Days!  COME AGAIN & AGAIN FOR FREE!


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