Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS®
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93rd REALTORS® Home & Garden Show set for March 24-26, March 29-April 2

Learn tips and trends in landscaping, gardening, home improvements and cooking

By - Jan 19th, 2017 01:09 pm

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (January 19, 2017)—The nation’s longest-running home improvement show, REALTORS® Home & Garden Show presented by Unilock, returns to the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park, March 24-26 and March 29-April 2. From home improvement tips to gardening advice and cooking demos, the show features the latest topics and trends for revamping any indoor or outdoor space.

An annual highlight of the show is the 350+ exhibitor booths that invite show-goers to browse a variety of interior and exterior products and chat one-on-one with industry professionals regarding landscaping, selling or buying a home, roofing, windows, decks, cabinets, tiling, plumbing, kitchens, baths, decorating, heating, cooling and more.

The show’s Garden Promenade presented by the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association is another crowd favorite. The showcase boasts 10,000 sq. ft. of beautifully landscaped displays created by 12 area landscape designers. Water features and plantings, as well as outdoor kitchens, fire pits, pergolas and pavers are among the elements in each garden. While strolling through each outdoor living space, show-goers can meet the creators, including Aquatica, Badgerland Lawn & Landscape, Breezy Hill Nursery, Brennan Landscaping, Exteriors Unlimited Landscape Contractors, Extreme Exteriors, Ground Affects Landscaping, Kelly’s Greenscapes, Landscape Master, Loomis Landscaping, M.J.S. Landscaping Services, and Quality Landscape and Lawncare.

Another feature of the show is the Solutions Stage where expert-led presentations will take place, covering topics ranging from new 2017 plant varieties to landscape lighting. Nationally known garden expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist, Melinda Myers, will return to the show to share her unique and entertaining expertise on both Fridays. The Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association will also be onsite daily, sharing landscaping trends and solutions to common landscape problems. In addition, Milwaukee’s top chefs will return to the Fresh Cooking Patio to provide helpful culinary lessons and ideas to spice up mealtime through an entertaining demo schedule curated by Kyle Cherek, host of the Emmy-Award winning television show Wisconsin Foodie.

Attendees can visit the Garden Market for a boutique shopping experience and browse tools, gadgets, lawn ornaments and more. Plus, the Milwaukee PBS Great TV Auction Art Preview will be onsite, featuring over 1,000 art antiques and collectibles.

Regular admission is $8 for adults and free for active military personnel (with ID) and children 12 and under. A special $2 off admission discount offer sponsored by Weather Tight will be available to download at www.mkehgs.com. Parking is available at State Fair Park for $6 per car. Free parking will be offered to the first 500 cars to arrive after 5p.m. on March 29 and 30, compliments of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Visit www.mkehgs.com or call 414.778.4929 for more information.

Dates and Hours

The 2017 REALTORS® Home & Garden Show runs Friday, March 24 through Sunday, April 2. The show is closed Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 28.

Fri: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mon and Tues: CLOSED
Wed and Thur: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

About GMAR®

The Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS® was founded in 1892 in order to provide stability to the real estate industry. Over 100 years later, the organization is still going strong. The GMAR® consists of nearly 4,000 real estate professionals who conduct business throughout southeastern Wisconsin. The association focuses its energy on government affairs, ethics enforcement and its multiple-listing service.

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