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ScrapFest in Oshawa FAQs

I have never attended ScrapFest before. Can you explain the different passes to me?

VIP Marketplace Pass: $20+HST. This is a two day event pass that allows you to join in our special Friday night VIP Marketplace and then come back and shop all day on Saturday. You also receive the VIP "scrap" bag which is filled with product from our sponsors. These tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. VIP Passes sell out quickly so be ready to register on Wednesday, September 1st at 8pm.

ScrapFest Crop: $60+HST. The price of the crop includes: your VIP pass ($20 value) to the ScrapFest Marketplace (both Friday and Saturday), hours of cropping time, a "crop" bag filled with product from our sponsors, scheduled contests, giveaways, and more!!!

Saturday Marketplace pass: $10+HST (in advance) or $12 at the door. This allows you to shop in the ScrapFest Marketplace only on Saturday October 16th, 2010 from 9am - 5pm. It may be purchased in advance or at the door. You do not receive any type of goodie bag with this pass.
As well, you can also purchase educational classes at an additional cost. A Marketplace pass is not included in the cost of any class and you must have a pass to enter the Marketplace.

Marketplace: Shop the days away at the ScrapFest Marketplace! With plenty of vendors to choose from you are sure to find something unique for your paper crafting needs. The hours for the Marketplace are:

  • Friday October 15th 5:00pm-10:00pm (VIP night/ScrapFest crop participants only)
  • Saturday October 16th: 9:00am-5:00pm (open to the General Public)

What are the hours of operation for the ScrapFest Crop?

  • Friday, October 15th, 2010 5:00pm-12:00am
  • Saturday, October 16th, 2010 9:00am-9:00pm

The cost for the ScrapFest crop will be $60.00+HST. This cost includes a 2 day Marketplace pass. Croppers may pick up their tickets at the Registration desk located at Durham College's Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre on Friday, October 15th starting at 3:45pm. The Marketplace and the ScrapFest Crop opens at 5:00pm on Friday, October 15th, 2010. Please note: parking is FREE after 3:30pm on Friday and FREE all day on Saturday. If you arrive before 3:30 pm on Friday you will be charged $4.

What size tables are being used for the Crop Parties?

The ScrapFest Crop will be setup using 6ft rectangular tables with every participant being given 3ft of space. The crop will be held the Marketplace, however this area will be draped off to allow for more cropping time but the same amount of shopping time!

I am attending the ScrapFest Crop. Can I leave my scrapbooking things in the cropping area?

You are quite welcome to leave your materials/projects and your rolling totes at your seat overnight in the Cropping Area. ScrapFest does provide security throughout the day and overnight. However, we do recommend that you take any expensive/valuable items (eg Cricut) home with you on Friday night as we are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

How do I purchase tickets for ScrapFest in Oshawa?

Registration is done here off of the website by going to Registration which is located under the Oshawa 2010 menu. This will bring you to the catalogue where you can review all classes, crops and Marketplace passes. These can easily be purchased by putting the product into your shopping cart. Registration opens on Wednesday, September 1st at 8pm ET.

ScrapFest accepts the following forms of payment: PayPal (please setup an account for credit cards), certified cheques /money orders for any orders that are above $100.00 and personal cheques for orders that are under $100.00 There will be an administration fee added to those cheques with non sufficient funds.

Will you be mailing the tickets?

Sorry, tickets will not be mailed prior to the event. All tickets will be available to be picked up at the Registration table located at Durham College's Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre beginning on Friday, October 15th at 3:45pm. Parking is FREE after 3:30pm on Friday and FREE all day on Saturday. If you arrive before 3:30 pm on Friday you will be charged $4.

Can you purchase a Saturday Marketplace pass at the door on Saturday, October 16th?

Yes, these tickets are available through on-line registration and at the door. All other ScrapFest tickets have to be purchased through the on-line registration due to limited spots (ie. VIP night, classes, and crops).

What forms of payment are accepted in the ScrapFest Marketplace?

Exhibitors accept cash and the majority of exhibitors also accept credit card and debit. Please check with them to see what they accept. There is an ATM machine located outside of the entrance to the Marketplace.

Is Durham College wheel chair accessible?

Yes, Durham College is a wheel chair accessible facility. There are elevators located in the building to take you to classes located on the upper floor.

What is the cost for children to attend ScrapFest?

Children 10 and under receive free admittance to ScrapFest's Marketplace ONLY on Saturday October 16th, 2010. Due to the limited number of VIP tickets, children that wish to attend ScrapFest's VIP evening must pay full price.

How much does parking cost?

Parking is FREE after 3:30 on Friday, October 15th and FREE all day on Saturday, October 16th. Between noon and 3:30pm on Friday, October 15th parking costs a flat rate of $4.00.

Food Concession

There will be a food concession stand located in the hallway outside the ScrapFest Marketplace. It's hours of operation will be as follows: Friday from 4pm-9pm and Saturday 9am-3pm.

The Fresh Food Company (cafeteria) is open to anyone on campus. It is located in the South Village Dining Hall. It will be open as follows: Friday: 7am-7pm, Saturday 11am-7pm.

There is a Subway and Taco Time located across from the campus.

What if I have pre-ordered tickets and can't make it to the event?

Before submitting your order please review your selections. All event tickets are non-refundable after your order has been confirmed. Changes may be made to your event selections up to October 1, 2010. Please see the Purchase Policy in the Shopping Cart for further details.

Where can I stay overnight during ScrapFest in Oshawa?

Our Host Hotel is:

Travelodge Oshawa
940 Champlain Avenue,
Oshawa, Ontario L1J 7A6
Phone: 1-888-484-6045 and ask for the ScrapFest rate of $99.00/day (includes hot breakfast).

This rate is good for October 14th-16th, 2010 (Thursday until Saturday evening).

Note: 40 rooms have been blocked under ScrapFest and are available now for booking.

What does a Basic Tool Kit consist of?

A Basic Tool Kit consists of a 12"x 12" personal trimmer, favorite pair of straight-edge, micro-tip scissors, favorite adhesives- both wet and dry, black and brown ink, black archival journaling pen, paper piercer and mat, regular hole punch, ruler, pencil, eraser, corner rounder (optional), stapler (optional)

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