Trade & Consumer Shows

Vancouver Gift Expo in Vancouver VANCOUVER GIFT EXPO

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 – 9:30am – 6pm
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 – 9:30am – 5pm


During Fashion Week at the FX Metro Market!

Trade Only - Free to all Qualified Retail Buyers. Shuttle available at the show.

Vancouver’s only wholesale gift trade show for retail buyers. Featuring over 150 of Canada’s top wholesale exhibitors with: gift, home décor, jeweler, novelty, accessories, Canadian and handmade products and more. Buyers are sure to find New and Unique products for their store setting them apart from the rest. This two day trade show is free to all qualified retail buyers.

To register and for more information visit or call 604.767.0400

The Vancouver Gift Expo is produced by
Smart Shows in Vancouver

55+ Lifestyle Show in Vancouver 55+ LIFESTYLE SHOW

SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

9am - 3pm

Come soak in the INSPIRATION at our 2016 Vancouver 55+ Lifestyle Show. Over 100 exhibitors provide information and new product offerings. Watch our makeover team transform several of our readers from head to toe. Pamper yourself with a mini manicure or massage. Our stage offerings include musicians, dancers, displays of fashion and footwear, and a popular guest appearance by Vicki Gabereau, former CBC radio and TV talk show host. And did we mention fabulous prizes? What better way to spend your day?

Tickets available at the door for $8 per person.

For more information visit

The Bacon Convention in Vancouver THE BACON CONVENTION

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 – 2pm – 10pm
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 – 11am – 7pm



TicketLeader for Vancouver Events

Charge by Phone 604-252-3700. Tickets also available at the Pacific Coliseum Box Office.

Your ticket to The Bacon Con gets you access to a full day of the event plus a souvenir sample mug and two tokens good toward our vendors mouth-watering bacon creations!

Don't miss any tasty offerings! Additional tokens for food sampling will be available for purchase at the event.

For more information, please visit:

Knit City – A Modern Fibre Event in Vancouver KNIT CITY – A MODERN FIBRE EVENT

OCTOBER 1 & 2, 2016

9am - 5pm

2016 marks the 5th anniversary of Knit City! Yay! Admission includes complimentary demonstrations, book signings, and a chance to win a fabulous gift basket packed with goodies from our Marketplace vendors!

Admission is $10 per day or $15 for a weekend pass. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets available at the door.

To register for classes and to find out more, please visit

Canadian Ski Patrol's Winter Extreme Ski & Board Swap in Vancouver CANADIAN SKI PATROL'S WINTER EXTREME SKI & BOARD SWAP

OCTOBER 15, 2016 – 9am - 5pm
OCTOBER 16, 2016 – 10am - 4pm

Over 1 million dollars of gear to choose from, plus another million dollars of new outerwear!

Up to 80% off retail on prior season new or gently used gear plus the season's hottest deals on the coolest fashions!

Consign your current personal gear and upgrade at Extremely low prices!

100% of proceeds support local volunteer first aid and rescue services.

Come out and support Canadian Ski Patrol's Winter Extreme New & Used Equipment sale! By participating you are financially supporting the people who are prepared to rescue you and your family when there is a need!

More info at:

Gordon Food Service in Vancouver GFS TRADESHOW – TRADE ONLY

OCTOBER 18, 2016

10am - 6pm (VIP's in at 9:00am)

Come out and explore industry trends, discover new products, network with other foodservice operators and learn time saving techniques that you can put to work right away. You can connect with our knowledgeable staff and build relationships, your creativity, and your profits all in the same day.

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NOVEMBER 5–6, 2016

Saturday, November 5 - 10am - 6pm
Sunday, November 6 - 10am - 5pm

The Vancouver Train Expo is Metro Vancouver’s biggest train show ever! Our annual show celebrates its 34th year, serving as an exhibition of the great hobby of model railroading, This show brings together those with experience and those who are just becoming interested - we welcome ALL – whether you have a model railroad empire of your own, a train set or are just hoping to see some cool models.

Daily Admission:

• Senior(60+) $8
• Adult(16-59) $10
• Youth(6-15) $5
• Family $25 (Maximum 2 Adults, 3 Youth)
• Child under 6 Free (with an adult)

For more information visit


APRIL 26–30, 2017

Wednesday, April 26 - 4pm - 9pm
Thursday, April 27 - 12pm - 9pm
Friday, April 28 - 10am - 9pm
Saturday, April 29 - 10am - 9pm
Sunday, April 30 - 10am - 6pm

  • Five full days to get stimulated and educated
  • Hundreds of exhibiting companies
  • Save money on the latest and greatest in home improvement products
  • Enter to win over $100,000.00 in prizes
  • Check out non-stop seminars and live demonstrations
  • Learn from the masters
  • Meet and greet famous celebrities

But wait there's more, a lot more...

For more information please visit or call 778-294-8910

Admission tickets available for purchase at the door:

  • Adults: $12
  • Children 12yrs and under are free

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