​​2024 Guest Speakers

2022 Minnesota Doll Jamboree

Registration is open!

"Dolls in Uniform"

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West

3131 Campus Drive

Plymouth, MN 55441

Alan Scott Pate, International scholar of Japanese dolls, will share his Asian treasures through the lens.  Alan's vibrant photography of these dolls will show his subjects in creative poses and lighting which will focus on their individuality, beauty and historic significance.
Sandy Brown, UFDC Region #5 Director, will present "Creating a Story" through her American Girl doll displays.  Sandy's PowerPoint  presentation will take you on a journey through her process and research.
Nicole Houff, professional photographer and native Minnesotan, will present a program featuring Barbie and Ken dolls posed and integrated in Minnesota backdrops and themes.  Nicole's artistic eye, humor and sense of design will surely delight.



NEW - two registration options:

  • Full Registration - includes all activities of the day as well as the souvenir.
  • Partial Registration - includes all activities of the day but excludes the souvenir.

Sign up early as the number of souvenirs are limited and we only have room for 15 of the partial registrations.

2024 MN Doll Jamboree

Saturday, October 12, 2024
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Minneapolis West
“Displaying Our Dolls: 

Endless Possibilities”

Come for Jamboree, stay for the doll show
Dolls & Toys & Bears OH MY! 
Shows by Bernadette

Sunday, October 13, 2024
Crowne Plaza Hotel Minneapolis West

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Minnesota Doll Jamboree

Enjoy the Jamboree?  Don't forget the doll show on Sunday!

The Dolls & Toys & Bears OH MY! Doll Show

Date:  Sunday, October 2, 2022

Location:  Crowne Plaza Hotel Minneapolis West

2024 Charity 

GiGi's Playhouse

Through free programs and through our Generation G Campaign for global acceptance, we EMPOWER families by maximizing opportunities for daily achievement and lasting acceptance. To ensure lasting acceptance, we must show the world what individuals with Down syndrome are truly capable of achieving as students, co-workers, volunteers, friends, and valued members of their communities. Our program outcomes help advance this vital social impact goal.  Their vision:

“To see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools, and communities.”. 

See their website (gigisplayhouse.org) for more information about their program. At this time, they only accept monetary donations.

Hotel Information:

​Special Hotel Rate at the Crowne Plaza

You can make reservations by clicking on the below link and follow the listed instructions:

Minnesota Doll Jamboree

  • Click on the above link
  • Enter both Check In & Check Out dates into the calendar grid and click “Book Now”
  • This will bring you to a page that has the Jamboree rate of $111
  • Select a Room Type and complete the reservation.

Or by calling:

1-763-559-6600 – ask for the “MN Doll Jamboree” block of rooms