Austin Hosts 16th Annual Home & Garden Show This Weekend

Austin Hosts 16th Annual Home & Garden Show This Weekend

Austin's largest and most spectacular Home and Garden show is back, just in time for the New Year, with endless ideas and possibilities for every home and garden wish list. Now launching its 16th year, the show takes place today, January 10th through Sunday, January 12th at the Austin Convention Center, 500 East Cesar Chavez, Austin. Over 200 vendors, a Home Improvement Zone, celebrity appearance, seminars, Kid Zone, pet adoptions, top home improvement experts and family activities await guests at this year's remarkable show.

Guests can stroll down aisle after aisle of displays; landscaping, the latest kitchen and bathroom trends, beautiful furniture, spas, patio retreats, creative home accents and even home theatre and security. The Home Improvement Zone, always a crowd favorite, is a one-stop area for guests to chat with the region's top remodeling and improvement experts on topics ranging from roofing and plumbing to interior design trends, home security and the latest in green living.

The NARI, presented by the National Association of The Remodeling Industry has comfortable seating and offers guestsan up-close view of educational seminars. The seminars, offered throughout each day, are an excellent way to get information on a wide range of popular topics led by industry veterans.

Show Technology is especially honored to feature celebrity guest and veteran home improvement television host Jeff Devlin of HGTV's 'Spice up my Kitchen' and the DIY Network's 'I Hate my Bath' and 'Good, Better, Best'.

A professional carpenter with a natural ability to entertain, Devlin has an incredible depth of knowledge and passion for designing, creating and building. With his three hit home improvement television shows on two different networks, he promises to offer seminars packed with invaluable information.

One of the most exciting and creative aspects of the Austin Home and Garden show is the long line-up of activities for the entire family. This year brings fun for the kids with snow globe photos, and a Costco interactive Kids' Zone packed with safe and fun activities for kids of all ages. There will also be complimentary kid's cooking classes by Chef Lori Hinze of Cook, Learn, Grow, and back by popular demand, the crowd-pleasing 'Birds of Prey' demonstration. For the shoppers in the family, there are unique gifts, including art, delicious gourmet treats and official GO TEXAN and Keep Austin Weirdproducts.

Finally, delight the whole family with a new furry family member at the Pet Zone, hosted by the Austin Humane Society.Cats and dogs will be on-hand for immediate adoption.

The show will be held Friday, January 10th from 2:00 - 7:00 pm, Saturday, January 11th from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday, January 12th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. The show is $8.50 for adults (17+), $6.50 for seniors (65+) all weekend, and free for those 16 and under. In honor of our military personnel, there is complementary admission for all active duty service men and women (valid ID required). $1.00 off general adult admission coupon is available at www.austinhomeandgardenshow.com and free tote bags for attendees available while supplies last. Paid admission allows entry all weekend.

The 16th Annual Austin Home & Garden Show is sponsored by Time Warner Cable, KVUE-TV, Mix 94.7, Majic 95.5, and 96.3 RnB.




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