Great Big Home and Garden Show

••• (courtesy of the Big Home and Garden Expo)

The Great Big Home and Garden Expo debuted in 2010 at the I-X Center in Cleveland. The nine-day show features celebrity appearances, garden displays, model homes, and home improvement and gardening vendors. It's a little taste of spring in the heart of the north coast winter season. The 2016 dates are February 5-14.

The Gardens:

The Great Big Home and Garden Expo features more than a dozen showcase gardens, created by local landscape designers.

This year's garden themes include everything from Mardi Gras to Mothers Day to welcoming of returning troops.

Celebrities:

Celebrity guests appearing at the 2016 Big Home and Garden Expo include Karen E Laine and Mina Starsiak from HGTV's "Two Chicks and a Hammer," the Beekman Boys from the Cooking Channel and the DIY network's Jason Cameron.

Contests:

A number of the vendors at the show are giving away prizes. Items being raffled include a home makeover and a day with Kathy Ireland, a whole home security system and $1,000 of custom cabinetry. Visit the event website for details.

Hours and Admission:

The Great Big Home and Garden Expo is open Saturdays from 10am to 9pm, Sundays from 10am to 5pm, and Monday through Friday from 11am to 9pm.

Admission is $15 for adults, $11 for seniors (65+), $5 for children 6-12, and free for children age 5 and younger. Buy tickets online at the Expo's Website and get a $3 discount off of a $15 admission.

Parking is $8/vehicle.

Contact Information:

Great Big Home and Garden Expo
Cleveland I-X Center
One I-X Center Dr.
6200 Riverside Dr.
Cleveland, OH 44135
800 795-9690

(updated 1-21-16)