2015 FESTIVAL OF PIINS
The 2015 Calgary International Pin Club Festival of Pins will take place on Saturday August 29 and Sunday August 30 at the Chapelhow Legion hall. The show hours are 9am to 5pm daily. The 2015 Festival of pins is the 25th annual festival which represents the silver anniversary of the Calgary pin festivals.
The Festival of Pins is all about pins. It's a gathering for pin displays, pin trading, pin buying, pin selling, and socializing about the history and hobby of labpel pin collecting. This two day festival hosted by the Calgary International Pin Club will bring together a large variety of pin collectors from Canada and the US. Occassionally a pin collector from outside of North America will show up. You will see a wide assortment of pins including Olympics, sports, media, country, state/province, city, animals, cartoons, brewery just to name a few. Name the subject and there's someone collecting pns for it.
Why not display your special collection as free display space will be available. Reserve early as space is limited.
If you wish to sell pins, reserve a table for a nominal fee. Pin sellkng to the public is restricted to table vendors. The public can sell to the vendors
Enjoy the fun of trading your spare pins with fellow collectors, obtaining information on your collection, or discovering that rare pin that might surface at the Festival of Pins.
Additional activities include a daily Silent Auction, multiple 50/50 draws, multple door prizes and draws for special items. The Legion offers food concession. In conjuction with the silver anniversary of the pin festival the annual competition for My Favorite pin will have a Sterling Silver pin theme. Only Sterling Silver pins can be entered into the competion. For more information see the My Favorite Pin link in the frame on the left.
Table rentals are $65.00 for 8 foot and $55.00 for 6 foot. A paid club membership takes $20.00 off the table rental. For a 2015 Pin Festival brochure, containing additional information and the table rental application please use the Contact Us link on this website so that we can mail you a brochure. Note that if you have rented a table at festivals in the recent past that you are automatically on a list to receive the 2015 Festival of Pins brochure. You will receive this in the mail, presuming that your mailing information is current with the club. 2015 festival of Pin brochures will be mailed out towards the end of May 2015.
The Chapelhow Legion is located at 606, 38th Avenue N. E. Calgary Alberta. DAily admission is free and children are welcome.