Mark your calendars for November 7th – 9th as the Albrecht-Kemper invites you to kick off your holiday season as local and regional vendors transform the museum into a “Holiday Gift Gallery”. The Annual Sugarplum Festival is a chance for all to get some early holiday shopping done and pick up some decorating ideas while they do so. The festivities start Thursday evening with the Preview Party and continue through Saturday. Regular festival hours are Friday, November 8th from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm and Saturday, November 9th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.
Admission for the Gift Gallery is $8.00 and tickets will be sold at the door.
Presale discounted admission tickets will be available to the public for $6.00. Presale begins October 14th and runs through November 7th (at 12:00 pm) at the following locations:
East Hills Shopping Center (Guest Services Desk)
Mosaic Life Care – Sunshine Personal Assistants Desk in Plaza I
St. Joseph Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (Downtown location only)
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
Be the first to experience all that Sugarplum has to offer by attending the Sugarplum Preview Party on Thursday, November 7th (5:30-8:00 pm)- The cost is $40 and includes 1 Preview Night Admission and 1 weekend admission pass. Holiday savories and sweets will be prepared by the AKMA’s Chef Ralph, and the Luna’s crew.
Enjoy special benefits with your donation at an upgraded level of a Sugarplum Friend or Sugarplum Patron:
Sugarplum Friend $60 – Includes 1 Preview Night Admission, 1 weekend admission, 1 VIP Parking Pass.
Sugarplum Patron $100 – Includes 2 Preview Night Admissions, 2 Weekend Admissions, 1 VIP Parking Pass.
The Sugarplum Gift Gallery is Open Friday, November 8th from 10:00 am-8:00 pm and Saturday, November 9th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Admission is $8.00
Fuel your fun with shopping and fine dining with Chef Ralph at the museum! Chef Ralph of Luna’s has curated the perfect lunch to enjoy with friends! The AKMA Holiday Cafe is open Friday and Saturday, 11:00 am-1:30 pm.
Sugarplum parking is limited. Visitors are encouraged to park at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore parking lot. Located east of AKMA on Frederick, just off Brookside. A complimentary shuttle will be running throughout Sugarplum. 10 to 8 on Friday and 10 to 4 on Saturday.
Our 2019 Sugarplum Vendors:
102 Antiques Plasma Art
AR Workshop St. Joseph
Blue Willow Boutique
Effe Handcrafted Jewelry & Accessories
In Good Taste
KH Design Co.
Kiwanis Club of St. Joseph
Kristen’s Coin & Jewelry
Lavender Lane Boutique & Design Studio
Milla’s Custom Creations/Knot 2 Shabby
MJ Casady Copper Works
Mod Podge Boutique
MWSU Clay Guild
Nichole Lewis Designs/Triple Image Design
Red Poppy Vintage
Re-Design by Lee
Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Lane Tree & Lily
S. Roth Designs
Simply Posh Boutique
The Lucky Tiger
Wild Layne Boutique
“Home for the Holidays” Lower Level:
Damsel in Defense
Debbie’s $5 Jewelry
Mary & Martha
Premier Designs Jewelry
Rodan & Fields
The Cocoa Exchange
Call the Museum at 816-233-7003 for more information.
No Refunds. No physical tickets will be mailed. Your reservation will be held at the door. “Sugarplum Friends” and “Patron” packets can be picked up at the door beginning Thursday evening. (November 7th)