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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.


Advent

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.
Wreath

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.
Thanksgiving

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.
Waffle Costume

DIY on a Dime: Waffle Costume

Oct 26, 2016
Still don't have a Halloween costume? If you loved the Netflix original series Stranger Things or are just a big fan of breakfast foods, we’ve got you covered.
Halloween

7 Sweet & Spooky No-Carve Pumpkins

Oct 19, 2016
Halloween’s almost here and you still haven’t decorated? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with some playful pumpkins – and there’s no carving necessary!
Fall

Refresh Your Space for Fall

Sep 16, 2016
Feeling overwhelmed by pumpkin spice everything and gaudy fall decor? Check out our tips for a subtler autumnal transition, and get ready to welcome fall into your home the smart way.
Organize

Mudroom Mania: 6 Projects to Inspire You

Aug 26, 2016
Is your mudroom diving you to madness? We've got just what you need to say goodbye to clutter and get organized.
Stencil

Cute & Creative Crafts: Fun with Stencils

Aug 18, 2016
If school doesn't start until after Labor Day and you’re running out of ways to keep your kids entertained, we can help! Turn off the second consecutive hour of Paw Patrol (because you need your sanity) and try tackling this fun family craft instead.
Garage Makeover

DIY on a Dime: Easy Garage Makeover

Aug 12, 2016
Give your space a DIY makeover with these simple tips. Our six ideas and will help you take your garage from out of control to organized.
Medal

Olympic Party Ideas

Aug 05, 2016
We’ve got a few fun suggestions for an Olympic-themed bash to help you get into the spirit of the games. Check ‘em out below and get ready to go for gold this August.
Closet

Closet Chaos: How To Create Sensible Storage Space

Jul 28, 2016
Is your closet somewhere in between a black hole and an episode of Hoarders? Find out how you can transform your cluttered chaos into sensible storage.
Desk

Home Office Space: Tips & Tricks to Stay Organized When You Work from Home

Jul 20, 2016
Find it challenging to balance work and family life when your office is at home? Check out our simple tips designed to help you spruce up your space and stay on task.
Camping Hacks

10 Life Hacks to Help You Camp Like a Pro

Jul 14, 2016
You know how they always say: work smart, not hard? The same goes for camping! Check out our favorite outdoor life hacks to make your next camping adventure a breeze!
Outdoor Entertaining

8 Garden Party Ideas that Will Give Gatsby a Run for His Money

Jul 07, 2016
Take your seasonal soiree to the next level with these festive and fun ideas. Whatever the occasion, we're sure these DIY projects will add to every celebration.
BBQ

License to Grill: 7 Burger Recipes You’ll Flip Over

Jun 23, 2016
Summer's here and you know what that means: it's grilling season! Try making these unique burgers at your next BBQ and we’re sure everyone will be clamoring to kiss the cook!
Cocktails

10 Sensational Cocktails to Sip this Summer

Jun 17, 2016
Celebrate summer with a delicious cocktail – or ten! We’ve found several must-try recipes from some of the top food bloggers out there. The only question is: which will you make first?
Fathers Day DIYs

7 DIY Gifts for the #1 Dad

Jun 03, 2016
Celebrate Dad with some fun and funky DIY presents. These sweet and simple gifts inspired by some of the best bloggers out there are sure to put a smile on his face.
Planter

DIY Planter Challenge: Gorgeous Glass

Jun 03, 2016
Before you cast your vote for our DIY Planter Contest, try making your own planter! Joanne C. shares the secret behind her alcohol ink and glass creation. Learn how to make it today!
Planter

DIY Planter Challenge: Perfect Printer

May 18, 2016
Before you cast your vote in our DIY Planter Challenge, try making your own planter. William Brown of William H. Brown Landscape Inc. showed us how to put this perfect printer planter together!
Planter

DIY Planter Challenge: Printed Pipe

May 13, 2016
Before you cast your vote in our DIY Planter Challenge, try making your own planter. This printed pipe from Birmingham's Karen A. are a snap to put together and will look great in your garden!


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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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