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Chi Omega Christmas Market
November 15 - November 18
The phrase “shop until you drop” takes on new meaning as an anticipated more than 10,000 shoppers gather for the 2017 Chi Omega Christmas Market, marking 40 years of giving by the organization.
The Market offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with more than 180 merchants showcasing gifts for every person on your list, including holiday décor, women’s clothing/accessories, home accents, children’s clothing/toys, food items, and more.
On Nov. 15 from 7 to 10 p.m., shoppers can attend the Preview Party for cocktails, bites, and an exclusive preview of this year’s Market. Preview Party tickets are $75, and offer readmission for the duration of the Market during all hours.
First Call shopping is set for Nov. 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Call tickets, good for general admission re-admittance for the duration of the Market, can be purchased for $25. Santa will be available for photos from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.
General admission will run Nov. 16 from 1 to 9 p.m., Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The SPCA will be onsite for adoptions from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Dallas-Fort Worth area Tom Thumb stores, or at the door or online. Self-parking through the Gate 2 entrance is free. Valet Parking is available for $12 per car.
Alex Bjornnes is this year's Chi Omega Christmas Market chair.
In its 39-year history, the Market has distributed more than $7.76 million dollars to the Dallas community through grants to local charities and collegiate scholarships. For the 2017, the beneficiaries include:
- Callier Center For Communication Disorders
- Collegiate Scholarships
- Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region
- The Family Place
- Just Say Yes
- The Magdalen House
- Make-A-Wish North Texas
- Methodist Health System Foundation
- Metrocrest Services
- SPCA of Texas
- St. Simon’s After-School
- Wilkinson Center