BC Home + Garden Show 2018 returns Feb 21 – 25
February 21 - February 25
The 47th BC Home + Garden Show returns to Vancouver at BC Place from February 21 – 25, 2018. The always popular home and garden show is the most trusted resource for every home improvement project featuring more than 425 trusted brands and local companies, and appearances from the industry’s biggest names. This year’s show includes HGTV Canada’s Brian McCourt & Sarah Keenleyside, Carson Arthur, Danielle Bryk, Kenny Gemmill and more. Here’s a look at the top attractions for this year’s show.
The Main Stage presented by the Vancouver Sun
Seeking sweet relief on a home improvement project? Look no further than Canada’s most popular renovation experts, landscapers, and designers on the Main Stage. Celebrity presenters including HGTV Canada’s Brian McCourt & Sarah Keenleyside of Backyard Builds , Danielle Bryk and Carson Arthur of Home to Win, and celebrity contractor Kenny Gemmill of Love It or List It Vancouver will join a lineup of local favourites including Jamie Banfield and Sarah Gallop to deliver insight to up your home and garden game.
Ask an Expert presented by Cloverdale Paint, designed by Sarah Gallop Design Inc. , landscaped by Swick’s Organic Landscaping
You come to the show with questions, this is where you find answers. Local design, construction, and landscape insiders will help you get your home project on the right track and educate you on how to choose the professional you need. Learn the benefits of working with the experts and the advantages of mutual collaboration in the early stages of planning your build or renovation. Take inspiration from the beautifully styled and landscaped space; bring your ideas, photos, drawings, swatches, and samples to enjoy a complimentary 10 – 15 minute consultation, leave with the know-how to bring your dream home to life!
The Cooking Stage
Can you handle the heat? Gather at The Cooking Stage for seminars and live demos from the city’s most respected chefs including Ryan Stone of Heirloom Vegetarian and Fable Kitchen‘s Kurtis Perry. Vancouver’s top culinary artisans will be bringing all their trade secrets to the stage covering hot dining topics and trends. Quench your thirst and satisfy your taste buds with can’t miss presenters all weekend long!
Explore more than 3,000 square feet of innovative garden spaces designed to impress by Great Canadian Landscaping , No Limit Landscaping , Holley Landscaping , and Transformations Landscaping among others. From synthetic turf to hearty greens and lush florals to trendy succulents, we’ve got all the tools and inspiration you’ll need to create the garden of your dreams.
The Vancouver Sun Gardeners’ School
Growing apart from your garden plot? Rediscover your lost love for all things leafy with daily seminars from the Lower Mainland’s top gardening gurus, with topics ranging from urban gardens to edibles and everything in between. Dig in!
Dining Alfresco designed by Jamie Banfield Design
Outdoor entertaining dreams come alive at Dining Alfresco! Walk through four displays designed by Jamie Banfield Design, perfect for any style. From family friendly or modern chic to masculine and boho, you’ll be sure to walk away with inspiration to make your next garden party the best one yet.
Tiny Home Village presented by Mint Tiny House Company
The Tiny Home trend has arrived! Step into the Tiny Home Village and explore these wonderfully small (but mighty!) mobile homes designed and outfitted by Mint Tiny House Company, a locally owned, husband and wife-operated tiny home builder based in the Lower Mainland. You’ll have the chance to marvel at each tiny home’s unique design features, inventive use of space and upscale finishes. Who knows, you may just start dreaming of downsizing.
The Great Crate Challenge , presented by Rust-Oleum Consumer Brands Canada
You’ve never seen a crate look so great. Five of Vancouver’s most stylish bloggers will get creative – or should we say, crate-ive (see what we did there?) – by reimagining the humble wooden crate into a beautifully versatile piece of storage or home décor. From shelving to stash books, to a rustic spot for cozy blankets, or even flipped over to become a quaint perch, the Great Crate Challenge proves that the possibilities are endless. Stop by to pick your favourite entry and learn more about your chance to win, as each crate creator will be giving away their piece to a lucky winner through their social feeds!
The Telus Future Home powered by Telus PureFibre
The future is here, now with the TELUS Future Home , powered by the TELUS PureFibre™ network. In partnership with communities throughout Western Canada, TELUS is building a fibre optic network that will revolutionize the way we live our lives. With blazing fast speeds of 150 Mbps uploads and downloads, you’ll enjoy the most consistent and reliable connection, the ability to watch streaming video in ultra-HD quality, and more. The 560-square-foot Future Home showcases how TELUS Fibre can enhance one’s lifestyle through a variety of exciting, forward thinking technologies. Some are available today, others are simply possibilities for tomorrow. TELUS PureFibre. Internet Reimagined.
BC Hydro Home designed by Jamie Banfield Design
Learn how to pair affordable design elements with energy efficient products throughout your home. Jamie Banfield Design effortlessly conveys the simplicity in cost savings through energy star appliances and fixtures and repurposed items for your home, all while bringing his signature west coast design flair to the BC Hydro Home, too. Visit powersmart.ca to boost your power smarts and save on your electricity bill.
SHOW DATES & TIMES
Wednesday, February 21: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, February 22: noon – 9:00 pm
Friday, February 23: noon – 9:00 pm
Saturday, February 24: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday, February 25: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Adult (13+) Box Office, $16
Adult (13+) Online, $13
Senior (60+) Box Office, $13
Senior (60+) Online, $10
Seniors before 6pm (Thursday and Friday only), $6
Children 12 & under, FREE
Thanks to the BC Home + Garden Show, I am giving away 2 pairs of tickets to the show. Giveaway open to Metro Vancouver residents and ends Feb 16, 23:59 PST.
Buy your tickets online and save $3 courtesy of RenovationFind.com at http://www.bchomeandgardenshow.com/