Little boy in yellow hard hat

Family Weekend with the Family Zone Sponsored by American Family Insurance

Visitors can bring the whole gang to experience the new Family Zone and kids 12 and under are free opening weekend! Guests can experience bike demos with Penn Cycle, segway rides with Human on a Stick Segway Tours, take-part in children’s DIY workshops and a slew of activities to keep the little ones entertained while the adults talk shop! 

Idea Home Rendering

Idea Home

Think contemporary. Think timeless. Think home. EPS Homes is back again with a modern all white design with Timeless Contemporary as their theme. With everything from custom cabinets to innovative built-ins and the newest finds in furniture, accessories, and lighting design. Furnishings are provided by HOM Furniture landscaping from The Garden By The Woods, and windows by Andersen Windows.

Feature GardensFeature Gardens
Presented By Star Tribune

Presented by Star Tribune, seven of the most talented landscapers from all over Minnesota will showcase their expertise with using “Doorway to Spring” as their inspiration and theme!

Yellow and orange floral arrangement Koehler & Dramm Floral Display and Workshops

New for 2018! Guests will be wowed by floral displays and the exclusive opportunity to purchase directly from Koehler & Dramm. This 1,600sf feature area will showcase this year’s hottest flowers, colors, styles and more plus expert guest designers from The Institute of Floristry will host DIY workshops for visitors to take home their own creations.

Main stage renderingMain Stage
Sponsored by ProSource Wholesale and Kelli Kaufer Designs

The Lifestyle and Kitchen Stage combined into the Main Stage offers presentations revolving around remodeling, interior design, landscaping and cooking.  Attendees will get budget saving tips, DIY ideas and education from local speakers and national celebrities.  Cooking presentations will have LIVE demonstrations by local chefs and media personalities for entertaining, healthy eating, and quick and easy family meals.


  • Paige Davis of TLC’s Trading Spaces
  • Jason Cameron of DIY Network’s Man Caves, Sledge Hammer and Desperate Landscapes
Kitchen Stage Sponsored by Cambria, Country Cabinets, Fresh Thyme, Kohler, Sears

Tiny homeTiny Home Village

Didn’t get enough of the Tiny Homes last year? They’re back for the final year for more inspiration in alternative living! Check out four of the latest homes from Minnesota and Wisconsin builders with Utopian Villas providing virtual tours of multiple homes! Located in Hall B.

Landscaping provided by:
Fencing by:
Interior furnishings provided by: At Home

backyard loungeBackyard Lounge 
Sponsored by Plants & Things USA and Outdoor Innovations

Get straight to the heart of the action with a stop at the Backyard Lounge, where your favorite beverages meet the latest is outdoor furniture.  Located in Hall D.


Entrance Flower Market

Soderberg’s is back again creating floral inspirations for your welcome to the show! See all the designs in Lobby D.

A designer showing customer color optionsAsk a Designer
Sponsored by Pottery Barn

Your design questions and style doubts answered by the experts. Bring your photos, paint swatches and samples and get the creative advantage with complementary one-to-one, 15-minute consultations with the industry’s top design professionals from Pottery Barn. Your home will never be a design disaster again.

MN Made

Minnesota Made

Giftwares with a lasting impression come together at Minnesota Made; Beautiful uniquely Minnesota items showcased by some of the state’s most innovative artisans. Whether you’re looking to add that wow factor to your living room, or a piece of jewelry with a compelling story behind it, you can find your exclusive style at Minnesota Made.

A couple of gnomes in the gardenGarden Market

Some of the most requested items from our consumers are garden products! They spoke, we
listened and now the Garden Market is here for all the latest in flowers, plants and garden décor to take yards from dull and drab to bright and beautiful.

Living room with latest technology. Demo Before You Reno

New and innovative products that consumers can test out on the show floor.

Garden Theatre

Garden Theater
Presented by the Minnesota State Horticultural Society

NEW for 2018 – the theater will be on the show floor within the Featured Gardens!

  • Partnership with Northern Gardener to provide expert local speakers
  • Small demo stage with chairs
  • New plant material Kids Potting Table

A row of plants in grey potsAnnual Plant Sale

This annual event that occurs after 5:00pm on Sunday, April 8 of the show is a buying frenzy that guests wait for all day to get bargains from the landscapers.

Hero Day Image


We will honor our local heroes on Friday, April 6, 2018. All active and retired military personnel, police officers, firefighters, EMTs, medical professionals and teachers get FREE admission with a valid ID. ** OFFER DOES NOT EXTEND TO FAMILY MEMBERS. ONE COMPLIMENTARY TICKET PER ID. OFFER VALID ONLY ON FRIDAY.