It's Show Time: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Feb 27, 2020, 15:01 PM

The day has come! The Calgary Home + Garden Show returns to the BMO Centre, at Stampede Park Thursday, February 27 until Sunday, March 1. Catch HGTV Canada’s Bryan Baeumler of Island of Bryan presented by RBC, reveal his top home improvement tips to refresh an old project or master a new build. Accompanying the amazing industry experts are over 550 home and garden exhibitors who have the products, services and expertise so the Calgary Home + Garden Show will be the only stop on your list this year for every home improvement project you have coming your way.

We want you to see and experience it all, so we created a list of our favourite stops and Show features to make sure they make it onto your Home + Garden checklist. Don’t worry we will be posting it to our Instagram for you to use so you can show everyone you completed the list! We also put in a few little reminders to make your Show experience the best it can be so be sure to read below to make the most of your visit to the Calgary Home + Garden Show from start to finish.

The Golden Ticket - Hint* Purchase Online

Before heading to the BMO Centre, snag your tickets online. Skip the line-up and save yourself $2 by buying your tickets here.

Park It - Get In Early to Save

If you’re driving, parking at Stampede Park is $15 per car, or you can park at any auxiliary lots surrounding Stampede Park. For more details, check out the Calgary Stampede Visitor Parking Map. Click here if you need more info on directions and parking.

Check Out Our Checklist

Go to our Instagram stories to screenshot our must-see checklist and use your favourite emojis or stickers to check off what you have completed! This is just an easy way to make sure you get everything #CHGS20 has to offer. With over 550 exhibitors at the show this year. You can even make your own list before and tag us to let us know your favourite stops at the Show. To see our full list of exhibitors just head here.

Main Stage Fun!

The Avanica Home + Garden Stage presented by HGTV Canada, Golden Acre, and The Calgary Herald is packed full of presentations by industry experts! Get home renovation advice straight from celebrity contractor on HGTV Canada Bryan Bauemler star of hit show Island of Bryan. We have local experts like author and sustainability advocate, Janet Melrose who will share her journey and how you can use gardening to improve your health, happiness and sustenance. The amazing Becky Feasby owner of Prairie Girl Flowers, chats sustainability for flowers. She only creates beautiful blooms from locally sourced flowers and educates other wholesalers how they can too! We have soil experts and contractors to let you in on the must-know tips, so be sure to check the full stage schedule here.


Patio set under the sun

Presenter: Urban Oasis

Work(shop) Series by SAIT

Want to get your hands dirty while you’re at the show? This series has a number of technical workshops on a number of different categories. Try your hand at floral arrangements with Prairie Girl Flowers. Give furniture refinishing a shot with Two Queens, so you can spice up an old piece and transform your space. Do your part and have fun with the DYP workshop. These and so much for so check out the full schedule here!

Features Galore

Step inside one of our many features to spark new ideas for spring.

  • #ColourStories designed by Dayle Sheehan Interior Design will allow you to explore the ‘coolest’ colours of the season and find your favourite hues with #ColourStories. Vibrant vignettes are yours to explore! This Instagrammable feature will have your feed popping with color.
  • The Green Lounge designed by Rochelle Cote Interior Design: Everyone needs some R&R! We are focusing on plant buds this weekend but we can’t forget about your taste buds. Have a bite and take a sip and relax at The Green Lounge. You may not be able to get to a tropical destination but this feature will transport you and your imagination to your dream destination with all the lush foliage and relaxing vibes.
Dayle Sheehan

Dayle Sheehan from Dayle Sheehan Interior Design

Snap + Share!

Be sure to share your checklist and all your favourite finds on your social media. Follow along and share on Instagram and Twitter with @YYCHomeShows and #CHGS20.