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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.


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!
Planter

DIY Planter Challenge

May 11, 2016
We challenged our employees across the US and Canada to a make a fun and unique planter. Check out our creations, get some inspiration, and vote for your favorite!
Flower

6 Darling DIY Gifts Mom Will Love

May 02, 2016
Don't have a Mother's Day gift yet? We found some fabulous DIY projects from a few of the best bloggers out there. Check ‘em out and surprise mom with something homemade!
Patio Furniture

Sublime Summer Space Savers: 6 Perfect Petite Patios

Apr 29, 2016
Just because you have a small outdoor space, doesn't mean you can't make the most of it this summer. Check out our fun and fabulous outdoor decor ideas for petite patios.
Earth Day

It Is Easy Being Green: 6 Tips to Help You Reduce Your Energy Consumption

Apr 20, 2016
Celebrate Earth Day every day with these simple energy saving tips. Learn how you can easily curb your energy consumption at home so you can save some money and the planet.
CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to This Season’s Winners

Apr 19, 2016
To help show how much we appreciate and value your support, we hold a series of giveaways on several different channels every year. Congratulations to the winners of this season’s giveaways!
Ladder

4 Simple Chores to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Apr 15, 2016
It’s important to ensure that your home is protected in the event of a storm. To spare you some headaches and a few costly repair bills, we’ve outlined our top four home maintenance items to tackle this (and every) spring.
Tools

10 IKEA Hacks To Freshen Up Your Space

Apr 08, 2016
Ready to get your DIY on? Check out our 10 favorite IKEA hacks from some of the best bloggers on the internet. You won't believe what they're able to turn these basic pieces into!
Succulents

5 Low Maintenance Houseplants

Apr 05, 2016
Not having a green thumb is nothing to be embarrassed about! We've found five simple houseplants that almost anyone can care for. Check 'em out and add some green to your space this spring.
Succulent

Expert Advice: Tips & Ideas from Your Favorite Home + Garden Celebrities

Apr 01, 2016
Getting ready to tackle a project this spring? We've got you covered - or at least our celebrities do. Check out our favorite tips from your favorite home and garden stars and get the advice you need.
Easter Eggs

Hip (Hop) Easter Eggs: 7 Stylish Creations to Try

Mar 24, 2016
To help add some style to the traditional dip dye eggs we all know and love, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Easter eggs from a few of the best bloggers out there. Try these cool creations this year!
Trendsetter Award

And the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year Is...

Mar 21, 2016
Last January we started our search for the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year. After sifting through entries, selecting our finalists, and seeing their presentations we've found our winner!
Allison Griffith

Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year Finalist: Allison Griffith

Mar 14, 2016
It's time to crown the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year! We've narrowed our search down to three finalists. Meet our third finalist: Allison Griffith.
Denise Sabia

Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year Finalist: Denise Sabia

Mar 10, 2016
It's time to crown the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year! We've narrowed our search down to three finalists. Meet our second finalist: Denise Sabia.
Serena Appiah

Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year Finalist: Meet Serena Appiah

Mar 07, 2016
It's time to crown the 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year! We've narrowed our search down to three finalists. Meet our first finalist: Serena Appiah.
Valentine

6 Lovely DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

Feb 12, 2016
Valentine’s Day is this Sunday and you’re all out of gift ideas? Don’t worry, we’ve got some fun and funky ways for you to spoil your sweetheart.
Super Bowl

Touchdown! 6 Festive Ideas for your Super Bowl Party

Feb 06, 2016
While the snacks aren’t quite as important as the snap, now is the perfect time to start thinking about the game day goodies you’re going to serve up.


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Doing Good: Hurricane Relief

Nov 28, 2017

In addition to over $7,000 in donations raised for Habitat for Humanity, Marketplace Events was able to provide Hurricane Irma assistance on a local level at the Jacksonville Home + Patio Show. Read on to find out how.

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