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NOVEMBER 15 – 18, 2018


Signatures Show is the National Capital’s premier holiday shopping event, a gathering of the finest talents of the Canadian Handmade community in a landmark destination.

Returning to the Shaw Centre, Signatures Show features over 180 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers interacting with shoppers in a unique marketplace, with their works on display for your admiration and inspiration.

With an array of quality Canadian handcrafted products available, including fashion, home décor, natural body care, fine art, stunning jewellery, and specialty foods, it is a truly unforgettable affair for all to behold.


November 15 – 18, 2018
Thursday 11am – 9pm
Friday 11am – 9pm
Saturday 11am – 6pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm


Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON


General Admission $10
17 & Under Free

Onsite box office, cash only or online tickets click here.


Artisan Gallery
Artisan Listing


DIY IN THE CITY GRAND PRIZE GETAWAY: We want to send you and a friend to Toronto to live your best creative life and make something beautiful all your own inside Makeful’s DIY studio! Our grand prize getaway includes return airfare for two to Toronto, three nights’ accommodation and $500 in spending money. One grand prize finalist will be chosen at the conclusion of each show presented by Makeful, and one lucky grand prize winner will be chosen from the list of finalists on Tuesday, December 18.
To enter our grand prize getaway, simply fill out the ballot you receive at the show. No purchase necessary. Contest Rules & Regulations here.

THOMA EWEN – THE LIVING TAPESTRY DEMONSTRATION & BOOK LAUNCH: Experience a unique art form deep-rooted in world cultures: famed Canadian tapestry artist Thoma Ewen will be on hand to demonstrate her craft in a way you’ve never seen before! Join us on opening day, November 15, as Thoma will also officially launch her newest book, The Living Tapestry Workbook. For more information on Thoma, visit www.moonrain.ca

INSPIRATION IN THE MAKING! – COLOURING WALL PRESENTED BY MAKEFUL: The Makeful channel is hitting on the road with Signatures on a cross-county craft market adventure! At each stop they will be setting up a massive colouring wall and inviting you to help bring their Makeful masterpiece to life–so grab a maker, add some colour, snap a pic and share on social with #bemakeful to join the Makeful community.

EVENING SIP ‘N SHOP: Is there a better combination? We think not! Thirsty patrons can enjoy bar service, while shopping to music by DJ Andrew Carter on Thursday and Friday evenings – enjoy the sights and sounds of the show with beverage in hand!

MAKER’S GIFT WALL: We have a massive collection of unique handmade gifts from our makers to give away at the show – fill out the ballot you receive at the show to entered for your chance to win! Many draws will take place throughout all four days of the show – if you’re a winner, head to our Makers Gift Wall and pick a gift box to see what you’ve won!

CRUSHIN’ POINT: Who or what are you crushin’ on? Is it your shopping partner? An item you bought at the show that you just can’t stop staring at? Let us know in at the Crushin’ Point – an IG-ready area where you and your friends can take cute pics with props and share them on social! Be sure to tag us in your posts using #SignaturesOttawa – you might just walk away with a prize!

INSTAGRAM TICKET GIVEAWAY: We’ve got 10 pairs of tickets to the show to give away on the ‘Gram! Our giveaway post will go live on Monday, November 12 – follow us on Instagram @signatures.ca for all the details.

Signatures Ottawa Map


The Shaw Centre is centrally located downtown, directly linked to the Rideau Centre and the Westin Hotel and well serviced by OC Transpo and STO public transit to the Rideau Centre.

The Shaw Centre provides over 700 underground parking spaces with two entrances located on Daly Avenue and Nicholas Street South. Just a short stroll away is the historic Byward Market, with over 3,100 parking spaces. To see where parking is located click here.

Weekends and evenings after 6pm, parking is FREE at Ottawa City Hall’s underground parking lot located at 114 Laurier Avenue West.





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