FAQs

Where will ‘Neath the Wreath be held?

‘Neath the Wreath will be held at the Plano Event Center (2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy., Plano, TX 75074). Hours and details can be found at www.neaththewreath.org.

When can I shop at ‘Neath the Wreath?

General market hours are as follows:

  • Thursday, November 8th – 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Friday, November 9th – 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 10th – 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 11th – 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

How can I get tickets and how much do they cost?

General market tickets are sold at the door, online, or at Collin County Tom Thumb stores. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, October 10 at 10:00 AM. Cash, checks, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, AmEx, Discover) are accepted. All tickets sales are final with no refund exceptions.

  • General Admission: $15 (Children 12 and under are free.)
  • Tickets purchased at Collin County Tom Thumb stores sell at a discounted price of $12.

Is there a senior citizen discount?

There are no discounts given at the door. This is a fundraiser to help support Junior League of Collin County’s many community projects and programs.

Are there multi-day tickets?

No; however, there is a “boomerang” ticket. This special ticket is good for ONE re-entrance into market, giving you a chance to “circle back” for another day of shopping. These tickets can only be purchased at market and must be purchased before leaving your original shopping day. For a discounted rate of $10, you will receive a new barcode to be scanned upon re-entrance.

What special events are available?

Ladies Night Out is our exclusive special event, held on Wednesday, November 7. Attendees are able to shop early, bid on silent auction items, and enjoy specialty sips and bites.

  • General Admission Tickets ($50) include one complimentary valet parking pass, one drink ticket, and a dinner buffet.
  • VIP tickets ($125) include one complimentary valet parking pass, two drink tickets, a dinner buffet, and an exclusive VIP swag bag valued at a minimum of $150. Visit www.neaththewreath.org for more information.

Where do I park?

There is complimentary self-parking on the east entrance of the Plano Event Center. Valet service is available at the North entrance of the building for only $10.

Can I bring a shopping cart or wagon?

Due to the high volume of people and limited space in the aisles, shopping carts, wagons, and strollers must be left in your vehicle or parked in our designated stroller check area.

Can I bring a stroller?

Due to the high volume of people and limited space in the aisles, shopping carts, wagons, and strollers must be left in your vehicle or parked in our designated stroller check area.

How much does it cost to check my stroller/cart/wagon?

It’s free! For safety reasons, we have a wheel-free environment. Items can be checked in the East hallway.

Where is the lost and found?

Lost and Found is in the bag check room in the East hallway.

Are children allowed?

Children 12 and under are free and there are many children’s items for sale. Due to the high volume of people and limited space in the aisles, strollers must be left in your vehicle or parked in our designated stroller check area.

Are pets or dogs allowed?

No pets are allowed in the market except for service animals.

Are credit cards accepted?

Credit cards are accepted at the front door to purchase market tickets. The majority of our merchants accept credit cards. However, a few are cash-only, so we recommend bringing both forms of payment.

Is there an ATM available?

There are ATM machines inside Plano Event Center.

Why is there an admission fee?

‘Neath the Wreath is an annual fundraiser for the Junior League of Collin County. All funds raised by ‘Neath the Wreath go towards our projects and initiatives. More information can be found at
www.neaththewreath.org.

How do I become a merchant?

We have already selected merchants for 2018, but we maintain an active waitlist in case circumstances require a change to our floor plan. Please visit www.neaththewreath.org or email merchants@neaththewreath.org to learn more about applying for the waitlist or the 24th Annual ‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market in 2019!

Will there still be merchandise by Sunday?

Yes. The merchants know that in order to participate in ‘Neath the Wreath, they must be prepared to sell merchandise through Sunday.

How can I volunteer?

Our cheerful volunteers are composed of Junior League of Collin County members. If you would like to join the fun of volunteering, please consider joining our league. Visit www.jlcollincounty.org/membership for details!

What is the JLCC?

The Junior League of Collin County is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

How can I become a member of JLCC?

Visit our website at www.jlcollincounty.org/membership for details.

Will there be snacks or drinks to purchase?

Both snacks and drinks can be purchased from the Plano Event Center, including festive mimosas and poinsettias. The Plano Event Center accepts cash and credit cards.