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Home & Garden Show returning for four days at America’s Center

The 43rd Annual Builders St. Louis Home & Garden Show, presented by LP SmartSide Trim & Siding, returns to America’s Center Thursday, March 5 through Sunday, March 8.

It is one of the largest consumer home shows in North America. The show gives people the chance to see and buy the latest home products and services from nearly 400 exhibitors under one roof. The show is produced by the Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri.

Sections dedicated to lawn and garden, kitchen and bath, interior design, pool and spa, new construction and home products are included in the 1,100 booths taking up nearly 340,000 square foot.

Visitors have the chance to win an outdoor fireplace worth $5,200 at the Belgard Challenge.

The Home & Garden Show has a wealth of information from local and national experts. Award-winning gardening author and designer Kerry Ann Mendez will share time and money-saving tips for beautiful gardens.

Mid America Chevy Dealers will presents the Extreme Raptors Experience, with birds of prey shows, featuring free-flight demos performed by master falconers.

The St. Louis County Parks Children’s Garden Club, presented by American Family Insurance, once again offers a variety of free activities for kids.

One lucky visitor will win a swingset from Swingset Factory Depot worth $4,487, with installation. The St. Louis-Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council is offering six show visitors the chance to win $2,500 toward closing costs on a new home (restrictions apply). There will be one winner with each of six participating builders: Consort Homes, Fischer & Frichtel Custom Homes, Lombardo Homes, McBride Homes, McKelvey Homes and Payne Family Homes.

Show hours are Thursday, March 5 through Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission price is $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for children 5 and under. Adults can visit the show after 5 p.m. for just $5. Coupon discounts of $2 off Thursday and Friday or $1 off weekend are available at Pre-purchase tickets online to receive $2 off adult admission any show day and included is a full year’s subscription to Better Homes & Gardens.

Discounted parking is available at select lots near America’s Center, with reserved parking available at some lots. Visit the Show’s website for details and links to parking websites. Valet parking will also be available for $20 at the main entrance to America’s Center on Washington Avenue.

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