The Maricopa County Home and Landscape Show is returning to the Valley Sept. 26-28 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 19th Avenue and McDowell Road. The show provides a wide variety of home improvement, design and landscape ideas all under one roof.
A special guest this year is self-taught home remodeler Nicole Curtis from HGTV’s popular “Rehab Addict,” who will appear 1-2 p.m. Saturday and 12-1 p.m. Sunday in the Agriculture (“Ag”) Building, located near the south entrance of the fairgrounds.
As always, the show will feature thousands of home improvement, design and landscaping companies offering exclusive deals for three days only, and there will be free gardening and “how-to” seminars all weekend long. Visit the 2014 American Honey Queen and enjoy honey tasting, beeswax candle making, beekeeping in Arizona, and free “Cooking with Honey” demonstrations.
The 5th Annual People’s Choice Kitchen Competition will showcase the best full-kitchen vignettes from concept to reality. Participating companies showcase the latest trends in cabinetry, appliances, countertops, fixtures, lighting and flooring, while competing for the first place award of $10,000 & Best in Show. A complete “Recycled Kitchen” will be one of many on display.
Dog lovers can attend a dog-training seminar and learn basic to advanced obedience and fun tricks along with important home-related safety for your pet.
Home show hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 daily for adults, kids ages 3-12 get in for $2. Children 2 and under are admitted free. On-site parking is available for a fee.
Senior Morning will take place on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, and guests 60 and older will receive free admission. Customer Appreciation will take place Friday evening: Attend the show between 4 and 6 p.m. for free. Current members of the military will receive free admission with valid military identification all three days.
The Maricopa County Home and Landscape Show will be partnering with Stardust Non-Profit Building Supplies Inc. for on-site collecting of the supplies. Donate any three of the following items and receive two free tickets to the Home Show: Tools (hammers, screw drivers, tape measures); painting supplies (paint brushes, paint trays, painter’s tape); and safety wear (gloves, goggles).
For more information including a full schedule of events and to receive a discount coupon for admission, visit www.MCHomeShows.com. For questions, call 602-485-1691.