The Garden Pavilion
Filling the Convention Center's first level is The Garden Pavilion, with lush landscape gardens, rushing waterfalls, and fragrant flowers in full bloom. Hundreds of exhibits offer everything for the lawn, garden and patio - from decks and sunrooms to garden tractors and swimming pools.
In the Garden Pavilion all 10 days, folks who are nurturing their green thumb will meet celebrity gardener Don Engebretson, "The Renegade Gardener." One of America's best known gardening authors, Engebretson will be on hand for presentations and advice throughout the Show. His humorous appearances on HGTV and PBS reveal the joy of gardening. And his advice is tailored to the needs of tri-state are gardening buffs.
Also in the Garden Pavilion is The Ultimate Backyard with great prizes for outdoor living, and Pets At Home with everything for those other occupants of the home. Visitors can also meet cats, dogs, fish and birds who are looking for a new friend.
Construction & Remodeling Center
In the Construction & Remodeling Center, hundreds of exhibits offer comparison shopping for windows, doors, siding, insulation, heating, and everything from foundations to roofs, a new closet to an entire new house. Duquesne Light's Electric Lane is an exciting and fun way to learn how to save money on energy, and stay safe at home both inside and out. At The Home Depot DIY Stage, everyone can discover their hidden handyman with professional demonstrations and helpful advice.
Kitchen & Cooking Collection
The Kitchen & Cooking Collection will cover more than an acre - the region's largest gathering of cabinets, appliances, accessories, counter surfaces, foods, wines and other delicious taste testing. Hundreds of kitchens and cooking exhibits are among the most popular attractions, all at the region's most trusted marketplace for home and garden shopping. The finest kitchen designers in the region offer ideas and advice, alongside examples of their award-winning work. And The Pennsylvania Food & Wine Festival makes for tasty shopping with casual sampling from dozens of food purveyors.
Home Interior Galleries
In the Home Interior Galleries, more that three hundred firms will show visitors exciting new ways to transform every space in their home. Furniture, accessories, lighting, artwork, and coverings for the floor, walls and windows are joined by skilled craftsmen, expert artisans, and design professionals who are glad to explain the latest trends. At Designer Showcase homeowners can step right into the showrooms of the regions most honored interior designers. At Ask-A-Designer, bring you photos, sketches, or color swatches and have a seat for a free fifteen minute consultation.
In the Children's Village at the Show, Shady Lane School will host an environment for children and their parents to enjoy together. The Train Collectors' Kids Club will once again be featured, with dozens of toy trains chugging merrily through charming miniature towns and villages. More family activities are offered by Radio Disney and Doodle Bugs. And the ever-popular Turtle Races return for kids of all ages.