One of North America’s most exciting and interactive home and garden shows, the Central Ohio Home & Garden Show features more than 450 exhibits, attractions, and presentations. Spanning two weekends, the show prides itself on offering a plethora of gardening, landscaping, home improvement and home interior “experts” all in one place. The eight-day show is packed with special events and attractions for all ages, including internationally known celebrities and daily cooking, gardening, home décor and home improvement presentations on two stages. Consumers who visit the show have the opportunity to shop for every imaginable tool, accessory and service for any home improvement or landscape project. Not to be missed, the show will feature countless show-only deals and specials, offering guests the best pricing on everything imaginable for home and garden.
Just announced for the show this year the main entertainment stage will be located in the center of the Bricker Building and surrounded by six showcase kitchens. Featured daily will be many local chefs from CORA, the Central Ohio Restaurant Association, who will be demonstrating their unique culinary skills as well as bite-sized samples for the show audience. Beyond breathtaking gardens, many attendees flock to the pros in the Home Improvement Expo, where one can shop for everything from a new roof, doors or windows to an extreme basement makeover.
The 2012 Central Ohio Home & Garden Show, presented by gridSMART from AEP Ohio, begins Saturday, Feb. 25, and runs through Sunday, March 4, at the Ohio Expo Center. The show’s extended hours can accommodate day trips, corporate and social groups and clubs and the after-five crowd. For 2012, the show hours are: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Tuesday-Friday, noon to 9 p.m., CLOSED MONDAY, February 27th. Tickets are $12 at the door for adults. Special pricing includes $9 admission every day. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free. Complete show information available at www.dispatchevents.com. Parking is $5.