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100th Indianapolis Home Show, Jan. 21-30, 2022

January 5, 2022 Leave a comment

By Tiffany Whisner
On behalf of the Home Show

The Indianapolis Home Show returns for its 100th year! An Indiana tradition, the oldest home show in North America offers the latest in decorating, landscaping, construction and remodeling ideas. Visitors to the Indianapolis Home Show can talk to hundreds of home and décor experts for advice and explore thousands of the newest home products. It’s a must-attend event!
 
The Indianapolis Home Show is produced by Marketplace Events, which produces 57 consumer shows annually in the U.S. and 16 in Canada, including 65 home shows, six holiday shows and two wedding shows. The 73 combined events, in 34 markets, currently attract 22,000 exhibitors, 1.9 million attendees and another three million unique web visitors annually.
 
WHEN:                10 days: Friday, January 21 through Sunday, January 30, 2022
 
WHERE:             Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center – West Pavilion, Expo Hall
              
Fischer Homes to Build Centerpiece Home
Fischer Homes leads the builder team for this year’s Centerpiece Home, a structure built entirely inside Exposition Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds! Fischer Homes will unveil the Leland floorplan, part of its Masterpiece Collection, with a Modern Farmhouse elevation. This two-story, 3,376-square-foot home includes four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a three-car garage and the option of a finished lower level. It also offers a two-story family room with shiplap fireplace, spacious hearth room with fireplace, gourmet island kitchen with butler’s pantry, private owner’s suite on the first floor and a flexible loft space.
 
HGTV Star Mina Starsiak Hawk is Back!
Daughter of the “Two Chicks and a Hammer” mother-daughter duo, Mina Starsiak Hawk is back at the Home Show revealing all the best stories from season six of “Good Bones.” The series follows Mina, a real estate agent and mom of two, along with her mom, Karen, as they buy properties throughout Indianapolis, demo them down to studs and renovate them into dazzling homes. Don’t miss seeing Mina at the Home Show on Friday, January 28 and Saturday, January 29.
 
Nina Klemm of Carmel-Based “Flipping Exes”
Nina is a realtor with a client roster that includes everyone from professional athletes to CEOs. She and her ex-boyfriend starred on Bravo’s “Flipping Exes,” flipping properties in and around Carmel, the “Beverly Hills of the Midwest.” Meet Nina and hear about all the up-and-coming trends for home décor and renovation when she appears at the Home Show on Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23.
 
Home Idea Center by Davis Homes
Want to know about all the newest and coolest trends for your home? The Home Idea Center by Davis Homes has it! Located in the center of the West Pavilion, come check out everything from the best new home products and appliances to the biggest home décor trends to reinvent and refresh your home!
                             
Make It a “Great Day” with Local Personality Patty Spitler
Host and executive producer of “Great Day TV with Patty Spitler,” Patty is a popular name in central Indiana TV and radio, having won The Indianapolis Star’s Best Local TV Personality twice! She has a 45-year career in radio and TV broadcasting, including 23 years at WISH-TV, and is known for her passion for pets. Meet Patty at the Home Show when she appears on Friday, January 28.
 
Local Design Influencer Combines Modern + Vintage
Anissa Zajac is an interior designer and CEO of House Seven design + build, which she owns with her husband Brian. Based in Indianapolis, the mother of three has become a top influencer in the field of design — her unique approach embodies her love for both antiques and modern furnishings. Come see Anissa on Saturday, January 22, and get advice on how to create a space that is both functional and beautiful.
 
The Marketplace
At the Marketplace, Home Show attendees can find everything from affordable furniture to unique knick knacks you won’t see anywhere else! Seek and Find Furniture and Home Décor along with several local furniture artisans from The Artisan Markets bring a boutique shopping experience with curated home décor and gift items. Plus, they’ll be on stage throughout the 10-day Home Show to show you creative ways to take your next step in home décor.
 
Tablescape Inspiration
Need a festive way to kick off any good celebration? Tablescapes prove that a beautiful table is more than just dishware. It’s your chance to get creative! A group of local designers offers Home Show attendees a hearty dose of tabletop inspiration, from the simple and stylish to the elegant and elaborate. Make sure to check out these displays! And designer Jamie Markley will have some DIY tips for you on stage on Saturday, January 29.
 
Take a Pic with Pixie Gypsy
It’s the cutest, most-decked-out mobile photo booth you’ve ever seen! Pixie Gypsy is a fully-remodeled 16′ 1971 Pixie Piker camper turned into a mobile photo booth. Come see Pixie Gypsy all decorated for the Home Show, and snap pics with your friends and family on site!
 
Not In My Backyard with the Hoosier Gardener
Not In My Backyard, says Hoosier Gardener Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp! Writing and speaking about natural gardening for more than 25 years, Jo Ellen has all kinds of “dirty” secrets. At this year’s Home Show, she’ll take a look at poor landscape practices and how to correct them — everything from pruning to planting and more! See her on stage on Thursday, January 27.
 
The Queen of Free Takes the Throne
Cherie Lowe, the Queen of Free, shares freebies and strategies for everyday savings along with inspiration for those pursuing a debt-free life. If you long to refresh your home but feel the pinch of your finances, join the court of the Queen of Free at the Home Show on Sunday, January 23 and Sunday, January 30.
 
Sip, Sip, Hooray!
The Wine Bar by Booher Remodeling and PRP Wine International is the place to wine down. Featuring an open concept in the West Pavilion, the Wine Bar has a variety of wines for Home Show attendees to treat their taste buds.
 
Precision Outdoors Living Stage 
Check out all the Home Show stage presentations on the Precision Outdoors Living Stage, designed and constructed by Precision Outdoors. A local landscaping company servicing the Indianapolis area for almost two decades, Precision Outdoors offers everything to build your outdoor dream space. Also, check them out on stage on Thursday, January 27; Friday, January 28; and Sunday, January 30 to talk all things outdoors.
 
Plus:
 
Hero Day – Opening Day
Pay honor and tribute to all our heroes on Hero Day, Friday, Jan. 21! All active and retired military, police and fire personnel get FREE ADMISSION for the day, plus FREE PARKING at the State Fairgrounds. Just bring a valid ID, and come enjoy the Home Show on opening day!
 
Master of Ceremonies WIBC’s Terri Stacy
Often referred to as the “Sunshine of the Morning Show” on WIBC, Terri Stacy acts as a roving field reporter for Radio Indiana. Terri’s personality and charm come back to the Home Show both weekends this year as master of ceremonies to keep Home Show attendees informed and involved with what’s happening on the Precision Outdoors Stage and throughout the Home Show.
 
Fridays                                               1/21, 1/28                           10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturdays                                           1/22, 1/29                           10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sundays                                             1/23, 1/30                           10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday-Thursday                              1/24 – 1/27                         10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
 
$15 – Adult                        
$3 – Children ages 6-12                  
FREE – Children 5 and under
 
Check out the Indianapolis Home Show website at www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com and get $2 off adult admission — good every day! Make sure to go online and save! Online discount courtesy of Central Indiana Chevy Dealers 
 
Visit any Indiana Members Credit Union, and purchase tickets for $4 off the regular box office admission price of Home Show tickets! Check out www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com.
 
Visit select participating Central Indiana Ace Hardware stores starting January 3, 2022, and get a coupon for $4 off the regular box office admission price of Home Show tickets! Check out the list of participating stores at www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 317.705.8719 OR VISIT THE INDIANAPOLIS HOME SHOW WEBSITE AT www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com.

Indiana Flower and Patio Show, March 9-17, 2019 @homeshowindy @indystatefair

March 8, 2019 Leave a comment

Indiana Flower and Patio Show at the State Fairgrounds

Indiana Flower and Patio Show at the State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis.
AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2012, all rights reserved.

By Tiffany Whisner
On behalf of the Flower and Patio Show

WHAT:
Become inspired, informed and energized at the 61st Indiana Flower + Patio Show! The show features showcase gardens crafted by many of Indiana’s premier landscapers, hundreds of finer outdoor living experts, and thousands of ideas, solutions and products to take home!

WHEN:
9 days: March 9 – March 17, 2019

Saturdays 3/9, 3/16 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sundays 3/10, 3/17 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday-Friday 3/11–3/15 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

WHERE:
Indiana State Fairgrounds – West Pavilion, Exposition Hall. 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis.

FEATURES:

You wanted more flowers, and we listened! This year’s Flower + Patio Show is bursting with beautiful buds, more colorful and extravagant than ever. After a blooming welcome from show entrances designed by McNamara Florist, you’ll experience Showcase Gardens that will wow as you walk down the aisles. Be sure to visit both West Pavilion and Expo Hall for a variety of sprouting succulents and pleasing perennials.

One of the most popular features at the Flower + Patio Show is the Plant Market! Attendees can get a first peek at the sights and scents of the first buds of spring. Take home herbs, seeds, terrariums, cacti and hardy spring annuals. Plus, get fresh flowers, plants and supplies throughout the 4,500 square feet of the Plant Market, located at the entrance of Expo Hall.

Host of DIY Networks’ “Lawn and Order,” “Yard Crashers” and appearing with wife Peyton on HGTV’s “Going Yard,” Chris Lambton is an expert in landscaping, hardscaping, garden planning, lawn care and maintenance for all areas of your outdoor living space. Chris appears at the Flower + Patio Show Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17, offering attendees landscaping tips and gardening know-how.

Landscape designer Sara Bendrick comes to the rescue of people who love their homes but hate their yards on DIY Network’s “I Hate My Yard.” She works with homeowners to create the outdoor living spaces they’ve always dreamed of! Sara will help Flower + Patio Show attendees realize the opportunity of their exterior spaces when she appears on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10.

You pick it — and take it home with you! Show visitors get to pick their very own fresh-cut gorgeous bouquets and then take home the scents, colors and textures of the season. Select your blooms, and a designer from the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) puts together an arrangement just for you!

Want the chance to win a Weber Grill valued at more than $300? All you need to do is find one of four iPads set up at the Flower + Patio Show and cast your vote for “Best Garden,” “Best Use of Color” and “People’s Choice.” Just by casting your vote, you might be the winner of the grand prize, a Weber Grill presented by Ace Hardware!
On Monday, March 11, the Fairgrounds will host a food drive at the Flower + Patio Show to benefit Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana! Donate a canned good and receive a voucher for $4 off the price of adult admission at the box office.

Hero Day at the Flower + Patio Show is Tuesday, March 12. All active and retired military, police and fire personnel get FREE ADMISSION for the day, plus FREE PARKING at the State Fairgrounds. Come pay honor and tribute to all our local heroes!

For more information, visit https://indianaflowerandpatioshow.com.

97th Indianapolis Home Show, Jan. 18-27, 2019 @HomeShowIND

January 3, 2019 Leave a comment

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The West Pavilion is one of three building at the State Fairgrounds hosting the Home Show.
AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2018, all rights reserved.

By Tiffany Whisner
On behalf of the Indianapolis Home Show
 
WHAT:
Always a must-attend event, the Indianapolis Home Show is in its 97th year — with more than 900 home-focused experts offering decorating, landscaping, construction and remodeling ideas, along with thousands of products for visitors to gather and compare.
 
The Indianapolis Home Show is produced by Marketplace Events, which produces 42 consumer shows in the U.S., 16 home shows in Canada, and eight holiday shows. The 66 combined events, in 32 markets, attract 20,000 exhibitors, 1.8 million attendees and another 3 million unique web visitors annually.
 
WHEN:
10 days: Friday, January 18 through Sunday, January 27, 2019
 
WHERE:
Indiana State Fairgrounds – West Pavilion, Exposition Hall, South Pavilion (1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis).
 
SPECIAL FEATURES:
 
Davis Homes Builds 2019 Centerpiece Home!
NEW THIS YEAR! Davis Homes is the builder of this year’s Centerpiece Home! The impressive structure is built entirely inside Exposition Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
 
Davis Homes, a locally/family-owned builder, is currently building in more than 20 Davis communities and custom communities in Marion County, along with building On Your Lot Custom Homes throughout Central Indiana.
 
The Centerpiece Home interior is designed by Shelby Rouse from Luxe Home Interiors, a locally-owned, full-service furniture showroom and interior design boutique specializing in the most affordable interior design, custom furniture, rugs, art and window treatments. Landscaping comes courtesy of Calvin Landscape in Indianapolis.
 
The builders and designers of the Centerpiece Home will also reveal an inside look into the making of the home.
 
Three Buildings for the Price of ONE
The Indianapolis Home Show is appearing in all three exhibit buildings for the entire 10-day run of the show. Make sure to check out Exposition Hall, the West Pavilion and South Pavilion — all three exhibit spaces for the price of one ticket to the Indianapolis Home Show. And don’t forget, the Unilock Outdoor Living Stage is in the South Pavilion — full of celebrities and presenters you don’t want to miss!
 
Renovate and Revitalize with “Two Chicks and a Hammer”
The dynamic mother-daughter duo of Karen E Laine and Mina Starsiak is back at it, filming the fourth season of HGTV’s “Good Bones.” Mom Karen shares home renovation tips, tricks and trends when she appears at the Home Show on Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19.
 
HGTV Star Vern Yip Returns to “Trading Spaces”
Favorite “Trading Spaces” designer Vern Yip brings a practical-minded, problem-solving approach to TLC’s home decorating show as well as his general design style. Known for his lively interiors and creativity, Vern creates his own home furnishings and lighting products as well as writes on design and travel. He will appear at the Home Show on Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26.
 
Meet the Madcap Cottage Gents
John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon are the guiding force behind Madcap Cottage, a lifestyle brand that encompasses sophisticated fun, history, whimsy and grace. The Madcap Cottage duo channels a spirit and sensibility in everything from interior design projects and home décor products to accessories and fashion collaborations. See them at the Home Show on Wednesday, January 23 and Thursday, January 24.
 
Designer Cottage Delights
Looking for lots of design inspiration in one cozy package? Local designer Liz Henderson joins forces with Emergent Construction to create a cottage that is both cozy and bursting with the latest design trends! Emergent builds the cottage, and Liz and her team decorate it — showcasing different interior designs for six rooms in the home. Located in the South Pavilion, the Designer Cottage is a feature you don’t want to miss! Liz and a panel of local designers also take the stage to share design tips on Sunday, January 20 and Sunday, January 27.
 
The Grass is Always Greener …
At the Indianapolis Home Show, where the finest flora grows in feature gardens right in the middle of West Pavilion. And this year, they’ve all got amazing water features to enhance the grandeur of greenery! The area’s top landscape professionals are also adding their green touch to the Unilock Corner Beer Garden and Outdoor Living Stage areas in the South Pavilion.
 
Contributing landscapers are: BPI Outdoor Living, Grok Landscapes by Design, Country Gardens Lawn & Landscape and Vive Exterior Design.
 
The Artisan Markets
Life is too short for boring furniture! BJ Massa is the owner of Junk’d Up, helping you furnish a home as unique as you are. BJ and her team offer tips on creative finishes for furniture to take your home to a whole new level. Come visit the Artisan Markets in the South Pavilion, and get guidance on how to reimagine your furniture with one-of-a-kind finishes. Plus, see the artisans on stage at the Home Show with a look at the creative process behind their craft.
 
Raising the (Wine) Bar
Booher Remodeling Company is raising the bar on its fabulous wine feature in the West Pavilion! Partnering with PRP Wine International and Cherished Woodcraft, Booher’s luxurious bar gives Home Show attendees the chance to uncork and pour while enjoying a delicious wine tasting.
 
In a Home and Garden Near You
What’s now trending in a home and garden near you? Wearable plants, outdoor kitchens, stand-up desks and more! Hoosier Gardener Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp has been writing and speaking about natural gardening for more than 25 years. She is a contributor to “Indiana Gardening” magazine and has been writing a weekly gardening column for “The Indianapolis Star” since 1989. Get caught up in the coolest home and garden trends with Jo Ellen on Monday, January 21 and Tuesday, January 22.
 
The Queen of Free Takes the Throne
Cherie Lowe, the Queen of Free, shares freebies and strategies for everyday savings along with inspiration for those pursuing a debt-free life. Cherie has appeared on WTHR-TV as a savings expert, and she’s been featured in “The Wall Street Journal” and on Yahoo Finance. Join the court of the Queen of Free at the Home Show on Sunday, January 20 and Sunday, January 27!
 
Plus:
 
Hero Day – Opening Day
Pay honor and tribute to all our heroes on Hero Day, Friday, Jan. 18! All active and retired military, police and fire personnel get FREE ADMISSION for the day, plus FREE PARKING at the State Fairgrounds. Just bring a valid ID, and come enjoy the Home Show on opening day!
 
Masters of Ceremonies WIBC’s Terri Stacy and WYXB’s Sean Copeland
Often referred to as the “Sunshine of the Morning Show” on WIBC, Terri Stacy acts as a roving field reporter for Radio Indiana. She’s also the traffic voice in morning drive time weekdays on WIBC. And Sean Copeland is downtown Indy’s morning radio personality on B105.7. His sense of humor shines in his web series, “Sean in the City,” where he travels to locations around the city to interact with residents.
 
The duo’s personality and charm come to the Home Show this year as masters of ceremonies to keep Home Show attendees informed and involved with what’s happening on the Unilock Outdoor Living Stage in the South Pavilion and throughout the Home Show. Terri appears for the Home Show’s first weekend, and Sean appears for the second weekend!
 
Unilock Corner Beer Garden in South Pavilion!
Need a place to rest and recharge during your visit to the Home Show? Visit the Unilock Corner Beer Garden in the South Pavilion, open for the entire 10-day Home Show.
 
Designed and constructed by Precision Cut Lawn Service, the beer garden invites Home Show attendees to enjoy a variety of craft beers and domestics in a unique outdoor haven.
 
TICKETS:
$15 – Adult $3 – Children ages 6-12 FREE – Children 5 and under
 
SHOW TIMES:
Fridays 1/18, 1/25 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturdays 1/19, 1/26 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays 1/20, 1/27 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday-Thursday 1/21 – 1/24 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
 
ACE DISCOUNT:
Stop by any participating Central Indiana Ace Hardware, and get your Home Show tickets at $3 off the regular box office admission price!
 
ONLINE DISCOUNT:
Check out the Indianapolis Home Show website at http://www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com and get $2 off adult admission — good every day! Make sure to go online and save! Online discount courtesy of Central Indiana Chevy Dealers
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 317.705.8719 OR VISIT THE INDIANAPOLIS HOME SHOW WEBSITE AT www.IndianapolisHomeShow.com.

Suburban Home & Outdoor Living Fall Show, Sept. 20-23, 2018 @SuburbanIndy @grandparksports

July 26, 2018 Leave a comment

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Grand Park Events Center in Westfield, Indiana. AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2018, all rights reserved.

 
By Kylie Money, BPS Marketing
On behalf of the show producers
 
EVENT: ​
Suburban Indy Home & Outdoor Living Fall Show
 
DATE: ​
September 20-23, 2018
 
TIME: ​
Thursday – Saturday 10 am – 9 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
 
LOCATION: ​
Grand Park Event Center, 19000 Grand Park Blvd. Westfield, IN 46074
 
COST: ​
At the door: $10
Online: Buy One Get One FREE ($5 each)
Kids 12 & under: FREE
 
Beneficiary: ​
Sunshine Social Club will receive 10% of ticket sales revenue
 
DETAILS:
​Suburban Indy Shows will be hosting the Suburban Indy Home & Outdoor Living Fall Show right in the Grand Park neighborhood. The show will run from September 20th to September 23rd.
 
Fall is the perfect time of year for planting, transplanting, landscape, remodeling, and design/build projects! This show was designed to connect Suburban Indy homeowners with local businesses to discuss your landscape, home improvement and home building needs!
 
During the show you will be able to sample and purchase local food and wine, shop with local artists, purchase your autumn decor from local garden centers, find out what’s “on trend” for Fall and the upcoming holiday season, plus learn the best ways to extend your outdoor living season, well into the winter months!
 
The Home and Outdoor Living Fall Show provides something for everyone, including a Kid’s Day on Sunday the 23rd.
 
FOR MORE INFO: ​
Call 317.846.8965 or visit http://www.suburbanindyshows.com

Things to do in Indianapolis, Jan. 26-Feb. 2, 2014

January 26, 2014 Leave a comment