Show’s on! The Calgary Home + Garden Show returns to the BMO Centre
today and runs through until Sunday, March 3. Catch HGTV Canada
’s Todd Talbot
and Carson Arthur
on the Home + Garden Stage presented by The Calgary Herald and Golden Acre. Along with over 550 trusted home and garden companies to choose from, the Calgary Home + Garden Show is your one-stop-shop for every home improvement project.
With so much to see and do, we’re here to help create your action plan before setting a single foot on the show floor. Here’s our checklist of insider tips and tricks to ensure you make the most of your visit to the Calgary Home + Garden Show.
Before You Arrive
Before heading to the BMO Centre, snag your tickets online. Skip the line-up and save yourself $2 by buying your tickets online
If you’re driving, parking at Stampede Park is $15 per car, or you can park at any auxiliary lots surrounding Stampede Park. And that’s not all: the first 400 visitors to the show on Thursday and Friday will also get free parking with proof of ticket or ticket purchase so come to the show early to get those savings! For more details, check out the Calgary Stampede Visitor Parking Map
. Click here
if you need more info on directions and parking.
Make Your List
You made it! Now that you’re here, it’s time to take in all that #CHGS19 has to offer. With over 550 exhibitors at the show this year, do your research and make a list of which ones you’d like to check out ahead of the show and have their booth numbers on hand. Our full list of exhibitors is here for you to get a head start.
Hit the Stage
Over on The Home + Garden Stage, get home renovation advice straight from top experts HGTV Canada star Todd Talbot and HGTV Canada’s Carson Arthur, along with an exciting lineup of local favourites like KonMari certified expert, Helen Youn and gardening expert Chelsie Anderson
. For the full stage schedule, click here
Work(shop) It Out
Want to get a little crafty while you’re at the show? Stop by one of Pinnovate’s workshops and pick up a new skill. From boho wall hangings, to cookie decorating, to creating a Harry Potter house sign for the kids, we’ve got all your crafting needs covered. Workshops start at $55 per person. Pre-registration is encouraged. Check out the full schedule here
Step inside one of our many features to spark new ideas for spring. Visit DIY Living Space presented by Rust-Oleum and designed by Calgary’s own Hella Design Studio
, which thoughtfully blends upscale touches with DIY creations. Then stop by the New York Loft Lounge designed by Rochelle Cote Interior Design
which will transport you to the Upper East Side. If you’re looking to spruce up with some plants, stop by Fabulous Foliage presented by Golden Acre
to learn how to care for plants and how to punctuate your place with greenery. These features are sure to light up your imagination and help you transform your home!
Snap + Share!
Now that you’ve done your homework and are ready for the show, all that’s left is to enjoy it! Be sure to share it all on your social media. Follow along and share on Instagram
FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 3, 2019.