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HOT Shops Boutique Shopping Pavilion - Waco | Extraco Events Center | October 5-15, 2023

OCTOBER 5, 2023 - OCTOBER 15, 2023
DOORS OPEN: 
Thursday, October 5: 6-10pm
Friday, October 6: 4-11pm
Saturday, October 7: noon-11pm
Sunday, October 8: Noon-11pm
Monday, October 9: 4-10pm
Tuesday, October 10: 4-10pm
Wednesday, October 11: 4-10pm
Thursday, October 12: 4-10pm
Friday, October 13: 4-11pm
Saturday, October 14: Noon-11pm
Sunday, October 15: Noon-11pm


FREE ADMISSION WITH HOT FAIR TICKET, STROLLERS WELCOME.
100% INDOOR MARKET LOCATED INSIDE BASE.


LOCATION: EXTRACO EVENTS CENTER
INSIDE BASE BUILDING (NEW BUILDING)
4601 BOSQUE BLVD
WACO, TX 76710

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PARKING OPTIONS:

PAID PARKING

There are multiple parking lots at the Heart O Texas Fair & Rodeo, lot prices vary.  Visit www.hotfair.com for admission tickets and pre-paid parking passes.
 

 ACCESSING THE MARKET:

The market is located in BASE building located at the front entrance of the fair.  This is the new building at Extraco Events Center.   It is directly across from the Extraco Colosseum.  You will need a general admission ticket to the Fair to enter the grounds and enjoy HOT Shops.  Fair tickets are available online at www.hotfair.com

GENERAL ADMISSION:

General admission to Big Top's Shopping Pavilion is FREE with your Heart O Texas Fair & Rodeo admission ticket.  For pricing and to get your HOT Fair tickets online visit www.hotfair.com.
 

ADA COMPLIANCE:

The facility is ADA compliant including ADA bathrooms located directly at the Shopping Pavilion area.  The facility is completely concrete or blacktop.  The shopping pavilion floor is concrete and wheelchair accessible.  Service dogs are permitted with appropriate identification.  General pets are not allowed.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Get ready to have a great time!  The #1 review we receive from shoppers at Big Top Events is, "We had SO much fun!".  It is our pleasure to offer a wide selection exhibitors to bring the very best in boutique clothing, accessories, shoes, home decor, furniture, gourmet food, dips, sauces, art, yard decorations, holiday items and so much more!  There is a little bit of everything and something for everyone!  Prices range from as little as $5 and up to $2,000 and beyond.  Our market is 50% hand made items and 50% manufactured items.  100% of Exhibitors are small business owners, shopping with us puts money directly into the local community.  90% of Exhibitors are based here in the Lone Star State, others travel from Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisianan, Oklahoma and Arkansas!
 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: Do I need a ticket to attend?
A:  Admission to the Shopping Pavilion is included in your HOT Fair ticket.
  


Q: What should I wear?
A:  Be comfortable and be{you}tiful.
  Wear what makes you comfortable, you'll be walking quite a bit.  This market location is perfect because come heat, snow or rain we will be open!  Many like to cowboy and cowgirl up, dashing their very best in western fashion.  Others like to take it casual with a t-shirt and sneakers.

Q: What size clothing do boutiques carry?
A:  Every size!
  We try to bring a verity of boutiques each with their own unique style and a wide range of sizes.  You will find baby, kids, juniors, standard and plus size clothing.  Clothing is generally 80% girls and women's styles with 20% being for boys and men.  Some of the top trending styles include boho, cowgirl, modern, soft and flirty, lounge wear, shoes, swim wear, intimates and layering pieces, robes and slippers and so much more!  Most women's boutiques carry XS-XL with many expanding to XS-3XL.  Clothes are generally on season and transition staple pieces.  Clothing prices range but are mostly comparable to "Marshall's" pricing.

Q: Is there anything besides clothing?
A:  Yes, yes a millions times yes!
  You will find something unique around every corner.  We host a verity of Exhibitors including: home decor, furniture, gourmet food, recycled & upcycled pieces, art, yard decorations and so so so much more!  Just about everything can be customized, monogrammed, embroidered or designed to your specifications.

Q: Will there be furniture?
A:  Yes, bring your trucks and trailers so you can haul it home!
  We have a handful of furniture Exhibitors who hand craft solid wood furnishings.  If you're looking for a simple end table or a full dinning room set - you can find it at Big Top!  Our Exhibitors have a wide selection of styles including farm house inspired, reclaimed, vintage & antique pieces, solid wood, modern and more.  Most Exhibitors accept custom orders and can design the perfect piece to fit your lifestyle and specific measurement requests.

Q: What kind of gourmet foods will be available for sale?
A:  We define gourmet foods as pre-packaged items that are intended for you to consume at home.
  We are so proud that many of our Exhibitors have grown and are featured on the shelves of many grocery store shelves including H-E-B!  This is a great opportunity to meet the makers and get the inside scoop on their story!  Gourmet foods include salsas, dips, dip mixes, casserole mixes, cobbler mixes, ready made meals, artisan chocolates and sweets, pastries, cakes & pies, jelly & jams, pickles, canned vegetables, spices & rubs, sauces, produce and more! 

Q: Will there be holiday decor?
A:  Absolutely!
  Generally speaking you will find decor related to upcoming holidays (within the next 3 months).  We host a HUGE selection of Christmas decor for inside the home and outdoor decorations during our fall markets ranging from September to November.  September and October markets host a wide selection of fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving decor.  Our spring markets ranging from February to April host a splendor of Easter and spring decorations.  Summer markets from May - August typically host patriotic, spots and summer themed decorations

Q: Are there activities for kids?
A:  There are multiple children's activities located at HOT Shops. 
In addition to the indoor activities located directly in the Shopping Pavilion there are multiple activities throughout the fair including midway, games, activities, show, concerts and more.  Children and strollers are welcome to attend.

Q: Do Exhibitors accept credit and debit cards?
A:  Yes, 99% of Exhibitors accept all major credit and debit cards as well as cash. 
There is not an ATM located at this facility.

 

EXHIBITOR ROSTER:

 

Aerus Air and Water purificaiton… AE.07
All of us AA.03
All of us AA.03
AP Performance BC.10
Becky's Tupperware Treasures AF.07
BESTEES GRAPHIC DESIGNS AND MORE AC.02
BESTEES GRAPHIC DESIGNS AND MORE AC.01
Blue’s Glitter BB.03
Classy Farm Girl AG.03
color Street AF.05
Cowgirls To Lace BA.07
Cowhyde City BD.06
Cruise Planners - Jeff and Audre… BB.04
Daisy Acres BC.03
Deep Roots AB.02
Deep Roots AB.01
Express Flooring BA.04
Fullertons Freeze Dry AF.04
Gjs mercantile AD.01
Heaven Scent by CJ BE.05
Hooked - Crochet by Monika AF.06
Hype Waco AE.03
ipainfree llc BD.04
Lake Air Pool Supply, LLC AF.10
Lazy T LLC BB.01
Mary Kay AF.08
Moodelinas Boutique BA.06
My Leather Treasures AD.05
Nature's Oils BD.03
Paparazzi Jewelry AD.03
pawTree BC.04
Peggy’s Designs AE.01
Phoebe's Frippery BD.01
Rapunzie AF.01
RORRing Entertainment AG.12
saffron cosmetics LLC AA.04
sassy vines boutique BA.12
sassy vines boutique BA.03
sassy vines boutique BA.01
SB Cowboy AA.02
SB Cowboy AA.01
Scentsy BA.10
Scentsy BA.09
Shabaka Stone LLC BC.09.2
Shabaka Stone LLC BC.09
Shelach BB.05
Sogiftme BC.01
Sonora Ranch Designs BG.01
STAR WHOLESALE BA.05
Stonefruit LLC AF.03
Straight Ahead Beauty BE.04
Straight Ahead Beauty BE.03
Straight Ahead Beauty BE.01
Superior Tour and Travel AG.01
Teddy Bear Mobile Fort Worth BG.07
TEXAN KNIVES BC.05
The Barbed Rocker AD.07
The Rebellious Rose BD.10
Thunderbird Leather Company BD.09
True Frequency Products AE.05
Western lavish boutique BD.05

 

 

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