For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrew Alt, Publicist (616) 238-8665
Carolyn Alt, Senior Manager
Mike Wilbraham, Show Producer
(616) 447-2860 | www.GRHomeShow.com
40th Annual West Michigan Home and Garden Show Fact Sheet
Location: DeVos Place Grand Rapids, Michigan
|Dates & Times||Admission|
|Thursday, February 28||3 pm – 9:00 pm||Adult: $10.00 online/$12.00 at the door|
|Friday, March 1||Noon – 9:30 pm||Multi-Day Ticket: $18.00 online only|
|Saturday, March 2||10 am – 9:00 pm||Children (6-14): $4.00|
|Sunday, March 3||11 am – 6 pm||5 & Under: Free|
Every product and service for your home and garden with almost 400 exhibitors – over 300 Local Businesses!.
Fourteen gorgeous Indoor Gardens, including the feature garden created by the Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals (AGRLP).
2019 Gardens Theme: “Colorful Encounters” All of our featured landscapers have designed their gardens around one shared theme. Come marvel at their unique visions. Visitors will have the chance to vote for their favorite!
The House Plant Guru, Lisa Eldred Steinkopf, is crazy about houseplants! Indulge your desire to cultivate gorgeous indoor gardens and join The Houseplant Guru at the Home Stage, where she will present three terrific seminars: Cultivating Your Green Thumb: Indoors; Succulents 101; and The Facts of Light.
Garden Stage headliner William Cullina (cull-EYE-nah) is the Director of North America’s newest and most exciting public gardens, The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine. Bill will present two seminars over the weekend.
Ellen Ecker Ogden headlines the Garden to Table Stage, with seminars on Kitchen Gardens based on classic garden design techniques that anyone can follow. She will introduce you to easy maintenance and new varieties of food and flowers to grow that offer you the best flavor and old-fashioned charm.
Cooking Demonstrations all four days on the Standard Kitchens Cooking Stage. Chef Angus Campbell prepares Crostini, Bruschetta and Fancy Modern Toasts; and Chef Tommy FitzGerald makes Stuffed Campari Tomatoes on the DTE Energy Grilling Deck.
uBloom Flower Power Challenge Local celebrities compete for their favorite charities in this hilarious floral design competition at 6:00 pm Friday, on the Home Stage.
Gardeners, get your first look at the 2019 National Plants of the Year from Proven Winners®
Grand Gallery Garden Path Stroll down the Grand Gallery Garden Path to draw inspiration from the show’s garden center and charming pocket gardens!
The Garden and Art Market A Show within the Show! Browse dozens of booths of unique and inspired garden accessories, plants, decor, art and gifts from the area’s best artists, finest nurseries, and gift shops.
Family Day on Saturday; includes Free admission before noon for kids 14 and under, plus loads of activities, events, features, crafts and seminars for kids and parents and grandparents.
Pancake Breakfast 9 – 11am on Saturday; all you can eat cakes, sausage, coffee and orange drink for $6 (kids under 15 are $4), with proceeds going to support the Kent/MSU Extension Grand Ideas Garden (note that main exhibit halls open at 10am!).