Avanica Home + Garden Stage presented by HGTV Canada and Golden Acre
A stellar lineup of pros are here to help up your home and garden game this spring! Get expert advice straight from the industry's top designers, landscapers and home improvement professionals on the Avanica Home + Garden Stage. Check out celebrity presenters including HGTV Canada's Bryan Baeumler from Island of Bryan, presented by RBC, as he joins a lineup of local favourites including experts from the City of Calgary, and gardening specialists Chelsie Anderson, Becky Feasby of Prairie Girl Flowers, Calgary's Cottage Gardener, Janet Melrose and more, who will help Calgarians tackle and outdoor or indoor project this season.
See the Stage Schedule here.
Backyard Oasis - product provided by BURNCO Landscaping Centre, landscaping & carpentry done by Capt’n Crow Landscaping
Step into a grand 1,000 sq. ft. garden escape with Backyard Oasis. Whether you have a bare balcony, yawn-worthy yard or forgotten foliage, you will gather inspiration to spice up any outdoor space this spring. You’ll be saying hello to your very own backyard oasis before you know it.
Garden Corner - product provided by BURNCO Landscaping Centre, landscaping and carpentry by Tatebe Landscape Construction
After exploring the latest trends in home, design and landscaping take a moment to soak in some green-spiration and grab a seat at our gorgeous Garden Corner. Located near the help desk in Hall D, our Garden Corner is an idyllic spot to rest your tired feet.
#ColourStories designed by Dayle Sheehan Interior Design
Explore the ‘coolest’ colours of the season and find your favourite hues with #ColourStories. Wander through vibrant vignettes filled with bold colours and lively shades for every taste in an Instagram-worthy space designed by Dayle Sheehan Interior Design. Say good-bye to boring and bring home bold and stylish swatches to brighten up your home this spring.
TEMPORARY TREATMENTS DESIGNED BY AVID INTERIOR DESIGN
Having trouble committing to a certain design? Or maybe you just want to save a bit of work when it comes to your spare spaces. Limitations with painting, nail holes, and remodeling may be holding your space back from its true potential… until now! Designed by Avid Interior Design, we’ve rounded up some of the best non-permanent and non-damaging décor tips – from hanging pieces with command hooks to removable wallpaper. Have a look through this feature to get all the inspiration needed to take your space from woe to WOW, no matter how long you plan to commit to it!
The Green Lounge designed by Rochelle Cote Interior Design
Chill out like the star you are while you treat your taste buds at The Green Lounge. Sip on a drink, savour the moment and get inspired by all things tropical as you surround yourself with lush foliage in this stylish space, designed by Rochelle Cote Interior Design.
Workshop Series designed by Simply Styled Inspo
Get hands-on with some of Calgary’s finest makers, artisans and craftspeople with our vast selection of exciting workshops at Workshop Series. From pottery to bath trays, florals and more, workshop attendees will learn a new skill, all while creating a unique piece of décor they get to bring home.
Sign up for a workshop and receive a FREE ticket to the Calgary Home + Garden Show. Learn more about the workshops.
DIY Demos: The Outdoor Edition presented by SAIT
Skill Up for spring with SAIT Experts at DIY DEMOS: The Outdoor Edition. At this year’s Calgary Home + Garden Show Show, SAIT is back with DIY Demos where you’ll get expert advice on everything to make the outside of your home spring-ready! From patios and benches to planters and railings, your outdoor space is about to get an upgrade with the help of SAIT experts. You’ll learn from some of Alberta’s best in the business and walk away with easy how-to fixes to take your patio or backyard to the next level. And, who knows, you may even be inspired to turn your talent into a career. Learn more about our diplomas, degrees and apprenticeship programs at sait.ca
Ask An Expert
Every successful project starts the same way – with a well-thought-out plan! Thinking through the problems during the planning phase versus stumbling through problems during the construction phase. So, gather your Pinterest dream boards, paint swatches and floor plans and head straight to Ask an Expert for a free, 15-minute one-on-one consultation with an on-duty expert designer, contractor, tradesmen and more. No appointment needed! In just 15 minutes, their expert advice will help you to draft your blueprint for success.
Food Truck Eatery
Foodies take note! YYC’s favourite rolling restaurants are making a pit stop. Score top-notch eats from the best of Calgary’s latest food craze, including Happy Fish, Taiko Taco and Waffles & Chix. Follow the scent of sweet and savoury goodness just outside Hall C to get your fix, then take a seat in the Food Truck Lounge to dig in and enjoy.
OH SNAP PHOTO CAMPER
Be sure to stop by the Oh Snap Photo Camper to have your picture taken! Pause from taking in expert design and home improvement advice to snap your favourite moment in this stylish and renovated 1960s camper. Photos are by donation with all proceeds supporting Community Links.
As the TELUS PureFibre network rapidly rolls out across Western Canada, TELUS created a condo-sized concept home to show Canadians what will be possible when homes are connected at light speed. The TELUS Future Home – now on display at the Calgary Home + Garden Show – showcases some of the most cutting-edge home technology on the market today and provides a sneak peek at the smart-home innovations of tomorrow.
FACE PAINTING - CRAZY PAINTS BY KATIE