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Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center

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Address: 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone Number: 540-548-5555
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Description: The Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center is a 120,000 square foot...
The Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center is a 120,000 square foot multi-use facility. From tradeshows, conferences and conventions to banquets, weddings, proms and concerts: if you dream it, we can host it.Fredericksburg, Virginia is halfway between Metropolitan D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.The facility is located on the I-95 corridor, convenient for attendees traveling both north and southbound.Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National and Richmond International airports are within an hour drive of the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center.The Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center is situated in Central Park, a 2.4 million square foot area full of more than 200 retailers, entertainment and dining options.The Hilton Garden Inn (148 rooms), Homewood Suites (124 rooms) and Hampton Inn and Suites (121 rooms) are all located directly next to the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center. Fredericksburg offers 1,000 plus hotel rooms.Located just five minutes from the history and charm of Historic Old Town Fredericksburg.The Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center is a full service facility, offering everything including security, audio-visual equipment, event coordination, decorating and food and beverage all onsite to ensure a successful event.Event coordinators are available to help you plan every detail.Experienced staff dedicated to providing friendly and courteous service.
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Historicon Miniatures Gaming

It seemed to be well organized but check-in could be located in the same place that 2014 check-in location had been before.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Marion, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

There is nothing to see here unless you are in town for a convention or expo. I found the facilities spacious and well run. The main exhibit hall can get very load, and a bit stuffy if it is a really hot and humid day outside. The Visitors and Convention folks were available to assist you getting to and from... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It seemed to be well organized but check-in could be located in the same place that 2014 check-in location had been before.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Just your average expo center. They offer a wide variety of events throughout the year. There is easy access to the building and the outside is nice. It is in a convenient location with quick access off of I-95. There are numerous restaurants - both sit down and fast food options, lodging, and shopping close by - Spotsylvania Town Center,... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This convention center has ample parking and is free. Entrance to events in the convention center are reasonable and usually have a coupon of sorts in the paper. There is food inside but it is typical fare and price. The events are varied so you don't get bored with what comes and goes. If you need to plan an event... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I think they shouldn't charge more than 2 dollars to go inside anyway you are going inside to buy right?

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We came here for the Historic Half health expo on May 16th,2015. The building was huge, plenty of parking, and your next to wegmans. It's a great building to consider using for any show if you need all the space. The bathrooms were huge and well kept which was nice considering how old the building is. Glad to see race... More 

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Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Clean, open and large expo facility for our recent national dog show. Can't say that sitting on my bum for hours was fun, but seeing the dogs shown was worth the butt fatigue from the aluminum bleacher sitting areas. Word to the wise, if you're going to be sitting for hours, consider purchasing and bring stadium chairs with backs to... More 

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Louisville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Attended our National Specialty dog show here last week and was pleasantly surprised at the size and scope of the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center First of all, the parking was FREE and VAST (which - at an expo center - is the exception rather than the rule). The main room for the conference was VERY large - I've been... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Average big-enclosed-windowless space. Average # bathrooms in diag opposite corners (so only took 10 women wanting to go for there to be a lineup). Unappealing-looking food (not sampled), fortunately there is a big Wegmans a 5min walk away. Ample free parking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We've been here for boat expos, craft shows and race packet pickup for Historic Half weekend. The center itself is nice, but it's pretty average for an event venue. There are enough restrooms for the venue size and, other than that, it's a big empty space. Our experience differed significantly by event. For the boat expo, I was surprised to... More 

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Additional Information about Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center

Address: 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone Number: 540-548-5555
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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