Special Events 

Opening Ceremony with Arne & Carlos
Friday 12:30 PM in the Marketplace

Join renowned Scandinavian knitters Arne & Carlos as they kick off the weekend at the Ultimate Knitting Event with their knitting stories. 
 
*FREE with your Marketplace Ticket
Raffles in the Marketplace
All Weekend Long
 
Featuring a Grand Prize of $1,000 cash!

You must be present to win the Grand Prize.
Textile Center Tour
Thursday 1:30–4:30 PM

Join us for an interactive tour of the Textile Center, America’s national center for fiber art, located in downtown Minneapolis. Included in your ticket is a bus ride (pick up and drop off at the Hyatt Regency Hotel), an hour-long guided tour, and an hour of shopping in their Holiday Gallery Shop.
 
Tickets are $40 for the tour and can be purchased during registration. 
 
StevenBe Kick Off Party
Thursday 4:00–8:00 PM

Join StevenBe for an evening of indie dyers, designers, special guests, and more! It's the big show before the big show done in StevenBe style. The first 50 VIP package holders who RSVP will get an excsluive swag bag.
 
A limited number of tickets are available, and if you would like to attend this free event, please sign up during the registration process. Please note transportation to this event is not provided.