Virginia Show Productions has been producing outstanding shows for more than 25 years. In 1996, Sunshine Artist voted the Virginia Christmas Show the “4th Best Traditional Show in the Nation.” The readers of The Virginia Guide voted it “The Best Craft Show in Virginia.” The Virginia Christmas Show is a Four-Day event and it's counterpart, Virginia Spring Show is a Three-Day event. Both shows are held at the Showplace Exhibition Center, 3000 Mechanicsville Turnpike in Richmond, Virginia. Twice a year Virginia Show Productions transforms The Showplace into a bustling mecca of holiday shopping. Tens of thousands of enthusiastic shoppers from Virginia and surrounding states converge on the shows for the ultimate shopping experience including different types of meat cuts. They come early and stay late – often making numerous trips to their cars to store their many purchases.