Mat-Su Holiday Marketplace

November 9-10, 2024
Menard Sports Center – Wasilla, Alaska

Digitally rendered Christmas decors

The Mat-Su Holiday Marketplace is a one-stop holiday shopping extravaganza for Wasilla and the Mat-Su Valley. This event takes place at the Menard Sports Center (44 Mile Parks Highway) and gives the area an opportunity to shop for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts right in their neighborhood without that long commute to Anchorage. There is a $5 admission charge; kids ages 12 and under are free, and Sunday is free for military personnel with ID or anyone who brings two cans of food to a local food bank.

Artists and craftsmen will fill over 100 mini specialty shops with literally thousands of holiday gift ideas. Jewelry, furs, original artwork, fleece, pottery, etched glassware… You’ll find unique items from all around the state. No need to waste a tank of gas looking for the perfect gift! Make Santa proud this year and get all of your holiday shopping done in one warm location with lots of EASY FREE parking at the Mat-Su Holiday Marketplace.

Are you a vendor looking to get involved? This year’s early date gives the public a jump on holiday shopping and you, the vendor, an opportunity to market your goods to a wide cross-section of this community. The 2023 event saw an attendance of over 4,700 people! Scroll down for more information, and don’t miss the chance to get in on this exciting event.

Vendor Information

It’s taking place at the Curtis Menard Memorial Sports Center in Wasilla, located one block north of Spenard Builders, at 44 Mile Parks Highway. The facility is a 102,000-sq.-ft. building that has four primary activity centers. The Mat-Su Holiday Marketplace will take place on the 20,450-sq.-ft. indoor artificial turf soccer field.

$6,000 in advertising will be spent at the Mat-Su Holiday Marketplace in newspapers, on the radio, and on social media. In addition, there will be media co-sponsors to the event that will donate ad space and raise our advertising budget.

The cost for a 10’X10′ booth is $400 and a 10’X8′ booth is $350 (plus tax). The price includes pipe and drape partitions and an electrical outlet. Additional items may be rented from the show’s decorating service if needed.

Move-In

November 8, Fri. – 10 am to 8 pm
November 9, Sat. – 8 am to 10 am

Show Dates and Hours

November 9, Sat. – 10 am to 5 pm
November 10, Sun. – 11 am to 5 pm

Move-Out

November 10, Sun. – 5 pm to 10 pm
All displays must stay in place until 5 pm, and move-out must be completed by 10 pm.

Exhibit Space

10’X10′ (spaces 1-72) – $400
10’X8′ (spaces 73-120) – $350 
Plus Wasilla City sales tax (All vendors must have a business license or special event permit with the City of Wasilla).

Booth Space Rental Includes

Pipe and drape partitions and an electrical outlet. Additional items may be purchased from the event decoration service.

Layout Map

Click here for the Menard Sports Center layout map.

Registration Information

To pre-register online, just click here! Or click here for a printable registration.

Application Requirements

We will send you a space confirmation and an invoice. Early registration requires a $50 down to confirm participation. The 50% payment will be due August 15, with the remaining balance due in full on October 1. Late registrants (after October 1) must pay in full at the time of registration. PLEASE READ our new Exhibitor Contract before sending payment.

Payment can be made online at the link provided in your invoice or by checks made out to KO Productions and mailed to PO Box 10705, Fairbanks, AK 99710