VANCOUVER, BC, February 14, 2022 – Today, Marketplace Events announced its top must-see features and talent at the BC Home + Garden Show, happening March 10-13, 2022 at BC Place Stadium. The returning Show will feature hundreds of trusted brands and local companies, along with appearances from the biggest names in the industry including HGTV Canada’s celebrity contractor Bryan Baeumler, presented by My House Design/Build Team, and a host of local experts who will help homeowners jumpstart any home and garden project this season.
Get an insider look at the top attractions in store for this year’s BC Home + Garden Show:
MEET THE EXPERTS
The Main Stage presented by Sleep Country Canada
Showgoers will get expert advice from industry pros for every home project and learn about the latest culinary trends from Vancouver’s top chefs all from The Main Stage, presented by Sleep Country Canada. See HGTV Canada’s celebrity contractor Bryan Baeumler, presented by My House Design/Build Team and HGTV Canada’s Love It or List It Vancouver host, Todd Talbot, along with a slew of other must-see experts including designer Trisha Isabey of Isabey Interiors, renovation experts Graeme Huguet of My House Design/Build Team, Kathy Yuen of Phase One Design, Jarris Neufeld of Hewing Haus and home organizer Jaime Bergman of Crescent Living Co.
Showgoers will also enjoy seminars and live demos from the city’s most respected food and drink experts including Chef Bruno Feldeisen, Great Canadian Baking Show; Executive Chef Jermone Soubeyrand, Riley’s Fish and Steak; and Chef Max Straczek, Fable Kitchen, among others. Stay tuned for the final schedule for The Main Stage presented by Sleep Country Canada, including a bevy of talented local experts, slated for release in the coming weeks.
Beachfront Hideaway presented by Hewing Haus
Beachfront living awaits. Experience an ingenious small footprint dwelling by BC’s own Hewing Haus with Beachfront Hideaway – three small (but mighty) homes to explore. Walk through their 400sqft and 300sqft one-bedroom home, and 110sqft office made to be equally sustainable and compact, but spacious enough to provide all the necessary functionality with a whole lot of added fun. Think surfboard and e-bike storage, an outdoor shower and wood-burning hot tub – perfect for a vacation home, to maximize property value or for comfortable small space living.
The Beach Bar
Attendees will be transported to the tropical destination of their dreams the moment they step foot into The Beach Bar. After working up an appetite exploring the Show floor, Showgoers can take a quick getaway for a bite to eat and a tropical cocktail (or two) while soaking in the surroundings of surfboards and palm trees from the comfort of a luxurious hammock.
IKEA Dream Kitchen
The kitchen is the heart of the home and should be tailored to fit the homeowners style and needs. Whether Showgoers are looking for a complete kitchen system that they can fully personalize, or a simpler, yet functional kitchen that can be installed in a day, IKEA has the solutions to suit everyone’s needs, style and wallet. The journey to a dream kitchen is surprisingly easy to achieve – and at a reasonable price too!
The BC Hydro Learning Centre
There’s so much to learn when it comes to powering a home, business or vehicle with clean power. In this interactive and educational booth, BC Hydro will share how to incorporate clean power into any home and how to save money along the way, all while helping create a better BC.
Got Craft Spring Pop Up Market
Supporting small local businesses is more important than ever. This year, for the first time at the Show locals can discover Got Craft! This curated market showcases fresh independent craft and design, makers and small shops with a wide array of local items perfect for any home. Attendees can shop for handmade jewelry, ceramics, clothing, artisan food + drink, paper goods, and more, from Vancouver’s top emerging artisans at this eclectic pop-up – chock-full of original pieces.
Art in the Garden
Amongst all the home and design inspiration, attendees will be able to stroll through a picturesque garden filled with one-of-a-kind art pieces, at Art in the Garden. With a vast selection of canvases, prints, and photographs by local artists including Donna Giraud Fine Art, Mike & Jenna Fine Art, and Theresa Eaton Art, Showgoers will be able to peruse local art while enjoying a taste of spring.
The Flower Market presented by Platinum Floral Designs
Take home a bit of spring with fresh florals and gorgeous greenery! Victoria florist Platinum Floral Designs is delivering just that with The Flower Market. Their decadent floral-filled truck will be featured at the Show decked out with an eye-catching balloon garland! Shop for curated hand-cut florals, seasonal bouquets and arrangements to brighten up your home.
SPRING INTO GARDENING SEASON
Vancouver Sun Gardeners’ School
Learn from the Lower Mainland’s top gardening gurus at the Vancouver Sun Gardener’s School. With daily seminars from local experts including Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden, Alex Augustyniak of Lucky Sun Farm, Stephanie Rose of Garden Therapy, Carissa Kasper of Seed & Nourish, Janis Matson of Shoreline Landscape Design, Jordan Mara of Mind & Soil and Rebecca Van Der Zalm of Art’s Nursery. Beginners and experienced gardeners alike are welcome to let their plant knowledge flourish and grow!
Garden Market presented by Art’s Nursery
Spring means just one thing, it’s time to get gardening. Learn to master the art of outdoor plants at Garden Market presented by Art’s Nursery! Experts from the local nursery will share advice on what works best in all types of gardens, whether it’s south-facing, receives minimal sun or only has a tiny patch of grass. Showgoers can also shop from a selection of annuals, seeds, bulbs and luscious greens to bring home and kickstart a grand and glorious garden.
A New Way to Grow
Dreaming of picture-perfect landscaping but aren’t quite sure where to start? Show visitors will be able to wander through feature gardens at A New Way to Grow to find endless inspiration for every green space. Experience gardens crafted by the best locals in the business including Plantsome, Four Seasons Sunrooms and Front Yard Farms. From landscape design to horticulture to space planning and alfresco vision, explore it all and those garden dreams will soon be reality.
The BC Home + Garden Show runs from Thursday, March 10 at 11 a.m. to Sunday, March 13 at 6 p.m. at BC Place Stadium. Health and safety remains a top priority for the annual Show, which will follow all Provincial Health Officer orders. For more information about the Show, the latest COVID-19 updates or to buy tickets online and save $2, visit bchomeandgardenshow.com.
About the BC Home + Garden Show: The BC Home + Garden Show has been a staple in consumers’ calendars since 1971, attracting thousands of qualified visitors each winter. Produced by Marketplace Events, the show features high-interest exhibits, high-profile industry personalities and the latest home, garden and lifestyle trends. Marketplace Events produces over 70 home shows in 34 markets that collectively attract millions of attendees and unique web visitors annually.
About Marketplace Events: Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products and services in dynamic face-to-face environments. The company produces more than 70 consumer shows annually in North America including the home, garden, wedding and holiday categories. The 70+ combined events, in 34 markets, currently attract 22,000 exhibitors, 1.9 million attendees and another three million unique web visitors annually. The company produces some of the most successful and longest-running shows in North America, including market-leading shows in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal—some of which have thrived in their markets for more than 75 years.