Nov. 18 – 21: Chi Omega Christmas Market

Celebrate 38 Years Of Giving At The 2015 Chi Omega Christmas Market, November 18-21, 2015 In Centennial Hall At Fair Park

Join thousands of annual shoppers as they kick off the holiday season at the Chi Omega Christmas Market, the primary, yearly fundraiser of the Dallas-­‐area Chi Omega Alumnae and largest Chi Omega philanthropic event in the country. The 2015 Chi Omega Christmas Market, themed Chi Omega Candy Christmas, marks 38 years of giving and will bring a sweet holiday shopping experience to Dallas’ Fair Park!  Continuing in the spirited tradition, the Chi Omega Christmas Market has selected 11 local Dallas charities and pledged $210,000 to the following beneficiaries: Association for Independent Living, Attitudes & Attire, AVANCE-­‐Dallas Inc., Camp Summit, Dallas Services Low Vision Clinic, DME Exchange of Dallas, Hope Cottage, Jonathan’s Place, Make-­‐A-­‐Wish Foundation of North Texas®, ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship and Chi Omega Educational Corporation and Collegiate Scholarships.    

The 2015 Chi Omega Christmas Market Co-­‐Chairs Amanda Escobedo and Amy McAleavey are thrilled to welcome shoppers back to the Market for its fourth year in Centennial Hall at Fair Park, located at 3929 Grand Avenue. The chairs are also excited to announce Hunter Sullivan will be the featured entertainer for the Preview Party, Wednesday, November 18, 2015.

“We could not be more excited to be part of an event that helps so many in our community,” said 2015 Chi Omega Christmas Market Co-­‐Chair Amanda Escobedo. “We are so grateful to our entire committee for their time and dedication to making this year’s Market a sweet shopping experience.” In addition, Amy McAleavey, 2015 Chi Omega Christmas Market co-­‐chair added, “This year’s 11 beneficiaries work hard to make a difference in our communities. We hope everyone will join us in shopping for a good cause and kicking off the holiday season! “ 

The Chi Omega Christmas Market is a unique shopping experience that offers gifts for every age. More than 10,000 shoppers come to the market each year to shop from more than 175 handpicked merchants from around the country transforming Centennial Hall at Fair Park into a luxury gift marketplace. Shoppers will enjoy a wide variety of hard-­‐to-­‐find items, including jewelry, home décor, women’s fashion, toys, holiday décor, food and drinks, items for entertaining, linens and original art. From the traditional to the fashionably chic and hip, at the Chi Omega Christmas Market, there is a gift for everyone on your Christmas list.

The Chi Omega Christmas Market will run November 18-­‐21, 2015, kicking off with the Preview Party Wednesday, November 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. where guests will have an exclusive preview of this year’s Market. Shoppers also will enjoy cocktails, appetizers and a raffle with fantastic prizes. Preview Party tickets are $75 and offer readmission for the duration of the Market during general admission hours.

First Call shopping is set for Thursday, November 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Call tickets, good for general admission re-­admittance for the duration of Market, can be purchased in advance for $20 or at the door for $25.

General admission will run Thursday, November 19 from 1 to 9 p.m., Friday, November 20 from

10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, November 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door or can be purchased in advance for $12 at Dallas-­‐Fort Worth-­‐area Tom Thumb stores and online at

For more information or to place ticket orders, please visit

(Press release courtesy Chi Omega.)


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