The Main Stage
Get expert advice from industry pros for every home project and learn about the latest culinary trends from Vancouver’s top chefs on The Main Stage, presented by Sleep Country Canada. See HGTV Canada’s celebrity contractor Bryan Baeumler, presented by My House Design/Build along with a slew of other must-see locals. You’ll walk away with trusted advice and inspiration a-plenty to help you level up your home, garden, and kitchen game this season.
The BC Hydro Learning Centre
Powering your home, business or vehicle with clean power helps create a better B.C. Ready to make the switch? BC Hydro has rebates on heat pumps and EV chargers to help. If you’re already using clean power, they’ve got tips to help you save.
Art In The Garden
Stroll through a picturesque garden filled with one-of-a-kind art pieces, at Art in the Garden. With a vast selection of canvases, prints, and photographs by local artists including Donna Giraud Fine Art, Mike & Jenna Fine Art, and Theresa Eaton Art, showgoers will be able to peruse local art while enjoying a taste of spring.
Got Craft Spring Pop Up Market
Supporting small local businesses is more important than ever. This year, for the first time at the Show discover Got Craft! This curated market showcases fresh independent craft and design, makers and small shops with a wide array of local items you’ll love. Shop for handmade jewelry, ceramics, clothing, artisan food + drink, paper goods, and more, from Vancouver’s top emerging artisans at this eclectic pop-up – chock-full of original pieces that are bound to catch your eye.
Full list of Got Craft vendors will be listed closer to the show
Spring means just one thing, it’s time to get gardening. Learn to master the art of outdoor plants at Garden Market presented by Art’s Nursery! Experts from the local nursery will share advice on what works best in all types of gardens, whether it's south facing, receives minimal sun or only has a tiny patch of grass. Showgoers can also shop from a selection of annuals, seeds, buds and luscious greens to bring home and kickstart a grand and glorious garden.
Have you been dreaming of picture-perfect landscaping but aren’t quite sure where to start? Wander through our feature gardens at Garden Dreams, Landscape Reality to find endless inspiration for every green space. Experience gardens crafted by the best locals in the business including Front Yard Farms and Plantsome. From landscape design to horticulture to space planning and alfresco vision, explore it all and those garden dreams will soon be reality.
Vancouver Sun Gardener's School
Learn from the Lower Mainland’s top gardening gurus at the Vancouver Sun Gardener’s School. With daily seminars from local experts including Brian Minter, Alex Augustyniak, Stephanie Rose, and more on topics ranging from container gardens to mindful gardening and everything in between. Beginners and experienced gardeners alike are welcome to let their plant knowledge flourish and grow!
Live Music In The Lounge
Join us for live music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!
Canada’s Voice Like Chocolate
Melanie Dekker grew up in Deep Cove, BC, and her voice like chocolate tours world-wide. Her vivacious performances tug on your heart and leave you smiling. She’s spent part of this Covid time recording not just one, but two new albums. While Dekker finds the pace for her songs when she's hiking in the mountains, her lyrics continue to be inspired by how music connects people's hearts all over the world.
Vicky is an acoustic pop singer-songwriter who has toured the world with her former pop rock band Cherrybomb and now performs regularly throughout BC and the lower mainland. Her first love is performing, and her soaring vocals and intricate melodies and lyrics have made her a local favorite. Vicky combines her beautiful music with her infectious energy and her unforgettable presence, making her a memorable performer.
Brought up in a musical family, Layla started her career at 16 singing with her father. After 2 years in Dubai singing at the Hard Rock Cafe, she landed 12 years as lead female singer at Vancouver’s Roxy Cabernet. From 2015 to present, she spent most of her career in various tribute bands touring the US and Canada. This multi instrumentalist is now focusing on original and local shows where she can spend more time with her 3 children.
Tackle the Show floor with a little help from the experts. Before starting out, pay a visit to the Help Desk presented by HAVAN located at the Show entrance. Get insider tips and advice from staff who will point you in the right direction. Whether you’re stuck with determining what type of paint to use or dreaming of your perfect kitchen, you’ll get all the assistance you need — after all, asking for help is the first step to success!