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Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products and services. We produce consumer home shows and holiday shopping shows, for details and to purchase tickets to a show in your area, visit our show calendar.

We enjoy sharing our love of all things home and garden! Everyone is welcome to gather tips--then see it all in person by attending one of our shows for even more of the latest trends in home and garden. While at our shows, you can meet and learn from celebrity designers, shop, compare and save with our trusted exhibitors.


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Simple Entertaining: Two Ingredient Appetizer

Nov 13, 2017
Having friends and family over this holiday season? We've got the perfect appetizer recipe to help you entertain in style without breaking a sweat!
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DIY on a Dime: Sprucing Up Dollar Store Pumpkins

Oct 30, 2017
It's almost time for Halloween! Learn how to take your dollar store pumpkins from boring to beautiful with these simple tricks.
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Let's Talk About Tiny Homes

Oct 23, 2017
What can you do with just a few hundred square feet? Short answer: LOTS! We've got the scoop on the tiny home trend and what it takes to live in these small dwellings.
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Dreamy Decor: 6 Inspiring Ideas

Aug 02, 2017
Are you looking to freshen up your home decor? Here are 6 ideas to get you started.
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Summer Entertaining Made Simple

Jun 09, 2017
Celebrate in style this summer with a few simple entertaining tips from lifestyle expert and interior design guru Tyler Wisler.
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Nacho Average Party

May 25, 2017
Stop serving boring food at your parties. Take your next get together to new heights with a DIY Nacho Bar. Yum!
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Give More This Mother's Day

May 01, 2017
Send a FREE Mother's Day eCard and Intact Insurance will contribute $10 to SOS Children's Villages Canada and help empower vulnerable mothers around the world.
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DIY on a Dime: Embroidery

Apr 25, 2017
Looking for a new creative challenge? We've found your next hobby: embroidery! Get the inside scoop on this unique activity.
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Spring Cleaning: Home Maintenance Musts

Apr 12, 2017
Is your space ready for summer? Add these maintenance items to your spring cleaning list to help keep your home comfortable this season (and next!).
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Grand Slam Dip

Apr 05, 2017
Always have friends over for the ball game? We have a winning dip that will see you and your guests through to the the World Series!
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#GardenGrow - Your New Spring Tradition

Apr 03, 2017
Looking for a project to tackle this spring? We've got just the thing! Join the fun with this colorful tradition that will bring out the gardener in you.
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DIY on a Dime: Oscars Viewing Party

Feb 22, 2017
We cordially invite you to the biggest night of the year... in your own home! Find out how to glam it up Oscars style just in time for the prestigious award show on Sunday, February 27th.
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Spreading Love with Raspberry Chocolate Mousse

Feb 06, 2017
Easy, quick and filled with love. Spread some Valentine's Day cheer with a sweet treat!
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Super Snack: Quinoa Corn Dip

Feb 03, 2017
Whether you’re rooting for the Patriots, Falcons, or Lady Gaga, there’s one thing we can all agree on: watching the Super Bowl is an excellent excuse to get your snack on.
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Sweet Seasonal Decor Inspiration

Dec 05, 2016
Can you believe December’s finally here? Turn up the festive charm in your space with some seasonal decor ideas from a few of our favorite bloggers.
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4 Thoughtful Gift Giving Tips

Nov 25, 2016
Whether you’re shopping for a family member, coworker, or your BFF, finding the perfect gift to put under the tree can be a tricky task. Luckily for you, we’ve got a few ideas to get your holiday shopping started.
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7 Holi-DIY Gifts

Nov 23, 2016
The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but shopping during the holiday season is not. This year, skip the mall and try making some of these DIY gifts from a few of the best bloggers out there.
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5 Fabulous DIY Advent Calendars

Nov 16, 2016
Make this year’s build up to the 25th even more special with a homemade Advent calendar. We rounded up a few fun and festive projects from some of the best bloggers out there.
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Wonderful Winter Wreaths

Nov 08, 2016
Not quite ready to deck the halls? It can be tricky deciding on outdoor decorations before December. Avoid recreating The Nightmare Before Christmas with a simple wreath.
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6 Fun & Festive Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Nov 04, 2016
It’s November and you know what that means: Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Begin your turkey day prep with some fun and festive decor ideas.


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5 Reasons People Attend Home Shows

Jun 03, 2016

At Marketplace Events we pride ourselves on our ability to produce home shows that are loaded with real inspiration, fresh ideas, and expert advice -- all elements which create a winning recipe for bringing people to the show and introducing them to your business as an exhibitor.

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