SPECIAL EVENTS AT THE EXPO
We are pleased to offer many special events at the 2016 SL Christmas Expo! Below are some of the events we currently have planned.
Holiday Exclusive Limited Edition Collection: A special area has been designed for items that are New, Exclusive to the SL Christmas Expo and for sale as a Limited Edition item at the SL Christmas Expos. The merchants of the Expo have outdone themselves this year with spectacular items that you will only be able to purchase during the 12 days of the SL Christmas Expo. These items will not be offered for sale before or after the Expo. Holiday shopping never looked so good !
Breedables One Of A Kind (OOK) Silent Auction: The highly anticipated OOAK Breedables auction is back this year with a twist. It is a Silent Auction. You will have 10 days of the Expo to place your bids on these stunning OOAK Breedables.
Christmas Tree Lot: Back by popular demand! This special area at the 2016 SL Christmas Expo, will feature Christmas trees for sale which were designed exclusively for the SL Christmas Expo with 100% proceeds going to Relay For Life of Second Life.
Holiday Stocking Stuffers: This is the official Expo hunt! Scattered throughout the Merchant Expo and Breedables Fair shops you can find Stockings that have been hung by the chimney with care (ok, maybe not always on a chimney), which you can purchase for gifts! 100% proceeds goes to Relay For Life of Second Life.
Brand Specific Mini Auctions: Various Breedable merchants will be holding brand specific auctions through out the 12 days of the Winter Breedable Faire. Be sure to mark the date on the calendar for your favorite breedable auction. If you would like to donate breedables to a specific auction, please our website after November 1 for a list of participating creators and complete the auction form.
Raffles, Gotya’s & Silent Auctions: Want to take a chance at getting that favorite Christmas gift? If so try our raffle, gotya and silent auction area, which will feature a variety of items with proceeds going to Relay For Life of Second Life
Our special Home For The Holidays Raffle will feature beautiful items from our Home & Garden Merchants.
Our special Festive Flair Raffle will feature amazing items from our Fashion Merchants.
Our Santa’s Sleigh Raffle will feature a wonderful array of items from our General Merchants.
These auctions will have the winners drawn at the Holiday Of Hope Gala on Sunday December 11, 2016.
Snowman Building Contest: Pick your spot in the snowman building area and start rolling that snow. Simple, fancy, classic, wild… it is up to you what you do with your 30 prims. You have from Dec 1 – 6 to build your snowman, voting is held December 7 – 11 and winners are announced during the Holiday Of Hope Ball on Sunday, Dec 11, 2016. There are 2 categories – Judges Picks and the Popular Vote, which is determined by donations to the Relay For Life Kiosk beside your snowman. 100% proceeds goes to Relay For Life of Second Life.
Photos With Santa: No Christmas Expo would be complete with Santa! Visit his workshop and he will be happy to take a photo with you. You will also find Santa wandering the SL Christmas Expo sims and various Santa photo areas to snap a picture.
Avi Choice Awards: The Avi Choice Awards is the premier annual awards presentation recognizing the people and talent of SL’s™ amazing creations, completely chosen and voted on by SL™ residents. The Avi Choice Awards have once again joined with the SL Christmas Expo and will be holding The FINAL Avi Choice Awards as a special Expo event on Sunday, December 4, 2016.
The Holiday Of Hope Ball: For the 7th consecutive, year one of the highlights of the annual Holiday Expo will be the Holidays of Hope Charity Gala, brought to you by T1Radio, to support the American Cancer Society. The Ball will be held Sunday, December 11, 3 – 6pm SLT. Once again there will be special raffle baskets for which tickets can be purchased. Ball-goers will also be able to win Random Door Prizes. The 2015 raffles were each worth more than L$35,000 each and included items such as homes, designer outfits, L$5000 gift certificates,just to name a few things. The Door Prizes totaled nearly L$50,000 in value.
Snow Flake Races: Info TBA
Winter Writers Story Contest: Join us on a literary journey this Christmas Expo with the Winter Writing Contest. The contest will feature two branches- Poetry and Story-Telling. You are invited to write a small story or poem within a Winter theme that may relate to your experience with cancer. You may choose to write about a survivor, a journey of treatment, a memorial to a loved and lost one, or whatever your heart and fingers tell you to express. Complete the Entry Form located here
Musical Extravaganza Stage: Loaded with dance troupes, stage performances, and tribute bands
The Winter Cafe and Club: Dance the day or night away with the live musicians and DJ’s