mad-cap-cottage-3MADCAP COTTAGE

Enjoy sophisticated yet whimsical style at the Madcap Cottage pop-up shop and see the dynamic designers, John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon.

MSPHolidayBoutique2016-78Christopher Straub

Don't miss the festive display of holiday-themed designer dresses by Christopher Straub of Lifetime's Project Runway



Speakers include John Loecke and Jason Oliver, the designers with Madcap Cottage, Make it Take it demonstrations, and a Children's book reading by Christopher Straub!   After the storytelling Christopher will be answering any questions you have about being a children's book writer, illustrator or his time on Project Runway, season 6!  Younkers Department Store will also host a fashion show on the stage on Friday at 5:00pm. Cumulus will also host a car lease giveaway at 4:00pm on Saturday!  Must pre-qualify to win; preregistration is now closed.

Click HERE to view the detailed stage schedule!

Ladies Night OutLadies Night Out

It's a party! Celebrate the season with your friends, Friday night from 5 to 9PM.  Enjoy music, drinks and late night access to some of the chicest boutiques in the area! Don’t miss your chance to win 1 of 50 gift bags valued at more than $100, courtesy of OnMedia.

Thank you to our ladies night donation partners:

Fusion Boutique Logo   Jen's Lasting Lipstick Logo   Sugar Lake Designs Logo
Paula and Correy  Versona Logo

For more information about the donating companies, click here.

Mother Daughter NightMother Daughter Night

Grab your mom, your friends and your friends' mom, for a fun night out on Saturday from 5 to 9PM.  You'll dance to the latest tunes while shopping your way through aisles of the coolest holiday finds.  Door prizes will be given out all night long!

foodEats & Drinks

Food and adult beverages will be available on the upper level of the Iowa Events Center, as well as a Starbucks station on the lower level (Level Three).  Open during show hours!


Hourly workshops will be held to make beautiful DIY gifts for friends and family. Workshops provided by Creative Perfection.  Walk up and create your own personalized art piece to take home!


crafted-200Artisan Products

Guests are able to discover beautiful, custom made gifts at Artisan booths at the show.  Artisans will be highlighted with floor decals throughout the show.