A holiday tradition for 30 years, this popular event features more than 250 fine artisans from more than 25 states. Readers of Sunshine Artist Magazine voted this show one of their "100 Best Arts and Crafts Shows in the USA". Just in time for serious gift-buying, the Virginia Beach Convention Center will be transformed into a huge festive marketplace bursting with 17,000 enthusiastic holiday shoppers looking for a kaleidoscope of traditional and contemporary artworks. Featured artisans offer fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, toys, photography, fiber arts, and thousands of Christmas collectibles. Specialty food vendors offer a Taste of the Holidays , including almond pound cakes, homemade jams and jellies, party dips, holiday cookies, fruitcakes, and spicy salsas. From whimsical to country, contemporary to traditional, there's treasures for every taste and budget, including a huge array of fresh decorating ideas, personalized gifts and thousands of one-of-a-kind creations for friends, family and your home.