• Get great ideas for your home at this weekend's Orlando Home & Garden Show

    By: Shelley Caran

    Updated:

    ORLANDO, Fla. - This weekend’s Orlando Home & Garden Show promises to be bigger and better than ever with home improvement contractors, master gardeners and an array experts delivering seminars on three separate show stages inside the comfort of the Orange County Convention Center. On stage entertainment includes:

    ORLANDO HOME DEPOT CELEBRITY ‘DIY’ STAGE:

    • Flooring for YOUR Lifestyle by Lauren Clements of SODO Home Design Center
    • Water Proof Flooring Options by Michael Hill of SODO Home Design Center
    • Fabulous Kitchen & Bath Design by Cyndi Hopcraft & Wendy Rainey of SODO Home Design Center
    • How to Green Your Home & Save Energy by The Home Depot
    • Where Every Woman’s Heart Matters (interactive fashion show) by Elizabeth Scovil of Elizabeth Scovil Handbags
    • Do It HERself Workshop by The Home Depot

    AND

    • CELEBRITY GUEST Tom Silva of PBS’s This Old House -- As a proud member of America’s favorite home improvement team since 1986, general contractor Tom Silva has provided years of expert advice to home enthusiasts across the country on This Old House. After his seminar, show guests will have the opportunity to ask an expert about personal home design projects. 

    *Check schedule, as seminar times & features subject to change.

    ORLANDO WIZARD’S WORKSHOP STAGE:

    • How to Transition a Traditional Home to a Modern One on a Budget by Carmina Marie Ozaeta of Carmina Marie Interior Design
    • Brian Santos – Painting Secrets from the “Wall Wizard.” See wall magic! Experience and learn the real painting tips, tricks and techniques of home improvement. 

    *Check schedule, as seminar times & features subject to change.

    ORLANDO GARDEN & WILDLIFE STAGE:

    • Achieving Your Dream Dog by Matt Smith of Sit Means Sit Orlando
    • Backyard Honey Beekeeping by Amy Vu of the UF/IFAS County Extension
    • Florida Birds of Prey by Gina Holt of Wild About Birds
    • Florida Vegetable Gardening, The Easy Way by Jason Lucas of Living Towers
    • Air Plant Seminar by The UF/IFAS County Extension
    • Local Florida Wildlife - Facts & Fiction by Jason Hoffman of Critter Encounters
    • Beautiful Succulent Wreaths by The UF/IFAS County Extension
    • Providing Habitat for Native Bees by Melanie of the UF/IFAS County Extension
    • Free pH Soil Testing by UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Master Gardeners

    *Check schedule, as seminar times & features subject to change.

    AND, SPECIAL GUEST TED SIEBERT!

    LIVE (all weekend)! World-Renowned Sand Sculptor and Guinness World Record Holder, Ted Siebert, will be building a sand sculpture masterpiece right in front of your eyes!  Ted is an artist by background and training and discovered that sand sculpting is the ideal combination of art and sport. As co-captain of the competitive team Totally in Sand, he has helped set eight-world records, duly noted by Guinness World Records. He is a World Champion, North American Champion, Canadian Champion, and holds titles as U.S. National and Canadian National Champion.

    Other Show Features:

    • Landscaping & Home Improvement Inspirations

    • 2,500 sq. ft. SODO Home Design Center

    • Art, Gift and Gourmet Area

    • Health Screenings by Walgreens

    • Pet Zone with Pet Adoptions by Polka Dogz Pet Rescue

    • Kids Zone

    • Kids Build Activity by The Home Depot
    • Free 4x6 Spring Family Photo by Michele Justice Photography
    • Face Painting & Balloon Animals by Fun Faces

    • Plant Clinic by Orange County Master Gardeners

    • New Product Zone

    Where:

    Orange County Convention Center (Hall NB, North B)

    9800 International Drive

    Orlando, FL 32819

    When:

    February 9-11, 2018

    Hours:

    Friday, Feb. 9:             Noon – 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 10:      10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

    Sunday, Feb. 11:        11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Admission:

    Adult 17+: $9.00

    16 & Under: Free

    Active Duty Military w/ valid ID: Free

    Senior 65+: $7.00

    Retired Military w/ valid ID: $7.00

    *No further discounts applied to Senior Admission or Retired Military Admission. Military discount not valid for dependents. Discounts cannot be combined.

    Philanthropic Connection:

    $1 Off Adult Admission with canned food donation benefiting A Place For Grace.

    *Only applicable to Adult Admission and cannot be combined with any other discount.

    Accepted Payments:

    Cash, Check, Credit Card

    Parking:

    $10.00 (North parking lots)

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