I love anything that has to do with creating a fantstic outdoor space, beautiful home decor and I’m totally hooked to HGTV and the Food Network. So when I learned that The 42nd annual BC Home + Garden Show is coming to Vancouver, I immediately got excited.
BC Home + Garden Show Feb 20 – 24th, 2013 — Don’t Miss It!
The Home + Garden Show is running February 20th to the 24th at BC Place Stadium. It is the most trusted resource for home improvement, both inside and out. The show will host five days of insight and inspiration, featuring HGTV stars like Bryan Baeumler of Leave it to Bryan and Paul Lafrance from Decked Out and Vancouver’s own Philip DuMoulin & Sarah Daniels from Urban Suburban.
The show boasts 425 retailers and a full line-up of new features all under one roof. Satisfaction is guaranteed — or the tickets are on them! Now that is worth it. HGTV’s Deck Wars goes live on Feb 23rd at 4pm with Paul Lafrance. You don’t want to miss this!
The Home + Garden Show Opening Night — Stars February 20th from 4pm to 9pm and will kick off with refreshments, entertainment for every designing woman. The Home Cooking Stage is going to be awesome, where you can learn tips and tricks on making great meals for the family. You can catch the SHAW Cooking with Fire Chili Cook-off, fire fighters from the Lower Mainland and even sample some beer for ladies-only beer tasting seminar. There will be female-friendly social media giveaways, free swag bags for the 100 show-goers and lots of surprises along the way.
Family Day! — February 21st from 12pm – 5pm. This is the event we are attending. It’s great for parents and little ones and I’m super excited to be taking monkey with us, since the kids have no school. This is a family-friendly fare and is BC Home + Garden Show’s first ever annual Family Day. Here are some of the things you can look for:
VancouverMom.ca on hand for face-painting and easy art projects.
Mom and Dad ideas for everything from cooking, gardening and more.
Latest Children’s fashion tends. The Line-up includes:
HGTV MAIN STAGE
• Spring Fun 4 Kids Fashion Show, presented by Park Royal
• Interior decorator Christine Friend, Family Friendly Design
• Sewing expert Denise Wild, Decorating with Fabric: Family Edition
HOME COOKING STAGE
• Chef Ned Bell (and son Max), Cooking Fun with Your Little Ones
• Growing Chefs, Healthy Kids in the Kitchen
• The World in a Garden, Eat More Kale!
VANCOUVER SUN GARDENERS SCHOOL
• Gardening expert Steve Whysall, Gardening for Kids
One lucky reader (near Vancouver or surrounding area) is going to have a chance to win tickets to this amazing event. The tickets are for the Vancouver BC Home + Garden show only and are good for any of the four days the show is on. Winner must be able to attend the show and pick up the tickets. I will be choosing a winner on February 15th and tickets can be picked up at will-call for the winner. Good Luck!
Jodi was named one of Vancouver's top 30 most fabulous bloggers in 2010. In the past five years she has appeared on CTV, CBC Radio, Abbotsford News and Times and various other online publications. She is a huge advocate for disabilities, a special needs mom, geek girl and social media junkie. She enjoys writing romance, watching horror and zombie flicks and reviewing products.