Enchanted Forest

 Holiday Entertainment Stage

Enjoy performances from a magician, local school choirs, singers, dancers and more on the Holiday Entertainment Stage.  Listen to heavenly voices and see festive dance performances while you shop for your holiday gifts.  There's fun for the whole family. 

  Would you like to perform at the show?  Click here to fill out an application.     Please keep in mind performances must be holiday themed.  

Santa  Ho Ho Ho

Santa will be at the Christmas Gift & Hobby Show throughout the show to greet visitors and children alike. 

Be Merry with Merry Money

Merry Money is back — with a twist! All show attendees get the chance for some extra green this holiday season. Just register to win Merry Money at the Show Information Booth.

A winner will be drawn every 30 minutes throughout the show — all five days of the show — to receive $25 in Merry Money to use at any one vendor of your choice at the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show! 

Veterans Day – Saturday, November 11

Pay honor and tribute to all our veterans on Saturday, November 11! All veterans and active duty military get FREE ADMISSION for the day. Just bring a valid ID, and come enjoy the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show!

Santa’s Elves Set Up ShopSanta Logo

Santa’s Elves of Indy are setting up their workshop at the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show, with volunteers at the coat check and gift wrapping station. All proceeds go to helping the charity offer assistance to children and families in need this holiday season!

Give the Gift of Reading

Do you or someone you know love to read? More than two dozen Indiana authors will appear at the Christmas Gift + Hobby Show to sell, sign and read from their works.

These authors represent all book genres, from mystery and romance to inspirational, science fiction and wellness. There will be children’s book authors as well. Come stock up on all the books you want for those people on your holiday gift list!