The annual trade show for gift and souvenir buyers at Pipestem State Park, scheduled this year for Feb. 4 to 6, will bring wholesale vendors and gift shop buyers together under one roof for three days.
Buyers must register in advance or at the door. There is no charge for buyers to attend. The Marketplace features more than 50 vendors with items ranging from glass, shirts and caps, wood works, novelty items and apparel, to West Virginia products.
The event draws buyers from tourist attractions, state parks, and a variety of retail shop buyers looking for new souvenir, novelty items, and gift-type items for retail sales.
The Marketplace starts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, and runs through noon Wednesday, Feb. 6. Coffee and light refreshments are provided each day.
A registration form is online at www.pipestemresort.com. Pre-registration by phone is also welcomed or buyers can register upon arrival Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. For additional information, call Pipestem Resort at 304-466-1800.