About the show

Description

We can help you get your Projects Solved! With thousands of square feet of exhibits you’ll find the latest in products and services for everything from builders, contractors, materials, decks, pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage, plants, landscape displays/materials, kitchenware, and much more.

CELEBRITY GUESTS

Alison Victoria

Founder and President of Alison Victoria Interiors with offices in Chicago and Las Vegas, Alison Victoria is known for creating glamorous, modern interiors with a client list that includes high-end boutiques, resorts and private residences. As a culmination of her design vision, Alison introduced the Alison Victoria Collection, a line of luxury furniture for the home. She went on to host Kitchen Crashers on HGTV and DIY Network, becoming the first female lead in the popular Crashers franchise. Her new show, Windy City Flip, follows Alison in her role as developer and designer, renovating properties in her hometown of Chicago.  The show is set to air in 2017 on HGTV.

Boyce Thompson

An author and public speaker, Boyce Thompson curates a Life-Changing Products exhibit that appeared at ten of the largest American home shows in 2017. To identify products that redefine life at home, Thompson monitors crowd-funding campaigns, attends industry trade shows, and scours magazines and websites. The exhibit includes groundbreaking products that just hit the market and along with prototypes that aren’t yet available for sale.

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Previous exhibits have featured air conditioners that sense how many people are in the room; smart grid appliances that know the best time to run; inexpensive voice- and motion-activated home automation systems; and deadbolts that monitor who is at the door. The exhibit allows show-goers to use the products in an interactive fashion. Thompson also delivers seminars that explore trends that drive the do-it-yourself, remodeling, and new home markets.

The exhibit generates significant media coverage. Thompson has appeared on morning television shows and in daily newspapers in Detroit, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, San Jose, Grand Rapids, and Raleigh, among other markets. Exhibit coverage has appeared on websites run by The Associated PressU.S. TodayMSN, and the Huffington Post.

Thompson is the founding editor of six magazines, including Residential Architect, Big Builder, Digital Home, and ProSales. For 17 years, he served as the editorial director of Builder magazine, which was named the best business publication in America in 2010 by the Association of Business Publication Editors.

Thompson’s first book, The New New Home, published in 2014 by The Taunton Press, was named book of the year by the National Association of Real Estate Editors. His second book, Anatomy of a Great Home, will be published by Schiffer Publishing in late 2017.

Thompson’s articles for Fine HomebuildingRemodeling, The Washington PostFarm JournalGoverningInc., and Practical Homeowner, among other publications. He blogs about new products and home-design trends at finehomebuilding.comhouseplans.com, and boycethompsonmedia.com.

In 2008, Thompson was given the Crain Award by American Business Media for lifetime achievement in business media. In 2010, he was inducted into the Editorial Hall of Fame by min magazine, a magazine for publication professionals. Thompson holds a BA in English from Northwestern University and a Masters degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri.

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

Browse Aisles of Gardens, Landscapes & Outdoor Living

Touch, see and feel fully built landscape and water features, done inside the dome, by local landscapers who will be there ready to turn your backyard into a retreat! You can also buy plants at the show from the plant sale and get started on your outdoor projects right away! You can shop and see all the newest trends and products for your great outdoors:

• Outdoor Furniture
• Outdoor Kitchens
• Landscape Lighting
• Decks & Fencing
• Pergolas, Patios & More

Garden Stage - That Isn't Just For Gardeners

Whether you have one or two potted plants you are trying to keep alive, want to grow your own herbs, citrus or veggies, or have a huge yard full of landscape and garden, the Master Gardeners and Local Experts on the Garden Stage will have some tips for you! They will be sharing info and teaching us all the ways of the green thumb with topics such as: Container Gardening, Irrigation, Superstar Plants, Vegetable Gardens, Citrus Trees & More!

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The Alamodome Is Busting At The Seams With Home Improvement Solutions

Talk face-to-face with the pros that can turn your home improvement dreams into a reality!

• Kitchens & Baths
• Garages & Man-Caves
• Builders & Remodelers
• Storage Solutions
• Pools & Spas
• Flooring, Cabinets & Countertops
• Windows, Doors & Roofing

Boyce Thompson's Life Changing New Product Zone

Check out the interactive display of Boyce’s TOP 10 LIFE CHANGING PRODUCTS! Want to make your life and home smarter?

Boyce will be at the show, with his favorite products:
• Smart valves that shut off gas and water automatically
• Apps that help protect your baby
• Drywall to help you kiss TV mounts goodbye
• A deadbolt that also protects all those Amazon deliveries
AND MORE!

This is just the event to scratch that techy itch, come on by to see ALL TOP 10 products! See more about Boyce Thompson above.

Crafting Classes & Demos!

Don’t just envy your neighbor, learn how to make mesh wreaths yourself! Pretty Petals will be demonstrating how to, have pre-made wreaths available for purchase and have product available for sale that you can take home to make your own wreath! These would make great gifts or make your own front door pop!

Plus! Bring some green beauty and clean air into your home with succulents! Whimsical Gardens will be teaching you how to make your own succulent globes and selling all the necessary materials to do so! Plus, she will have some on hand to purchase, if you don’t want to DIY!

Avoid Pinterest Fails by coming to the show and learning from the pros!

Community Comes Together

This event really brings the community together in so many ways!
• Palo Alto college will be having a plant sale at the entrance.
• UIW Interior Design Challenge
• Warren High School Construction Careers will have their Tiny House on display.
• San Antonio Glass Guild will have their beautiful work on display at the entrance.
• There will be local artisans of the Tejas Art Club doing Carving, Oil & Acrylic Painting Demos at the entrance.

For Our Foodies

We have an International Food Court onsite at the Alamodome for the entire show to satisfy your cravings. We have tastes for any palate, and taste some of the best local wines and beers as you stroll the aisles!

Kids' Zone

Bring the kiddos, there are many activities just for them put on by local businesses all weekend long!

Live Birds of Prey & Pet Zone
Adopt a four legged friend and shop the Pet Zone for treats, daycare, obedience training, grooming and toys just for them! Also, see a live Birds of Prey Show by Last Chance Forever, where you will watch the incredible creatures of the sky fly overhead and learn how they impact us and our environment.
GoTexan - Art, Gift & Gourmet Center

The perfect holiday, birthday, anniversary or “just because” gift is here! Find jewelry, candles, woodwork, yard art, flags, greeting cards, leather goods, artwork, skincare and more! For a tasty treat, there is also salsas, dips, jams, spices, olive oils, smoked meats, cakes, gourmet nuts, wine tastings and more.

*Features and show details are subject to change.

GIVEAWAYS

• Free totes for all attendees while supplies last
• Free bluebonnet seeds for all attendees while supplies last

Location

31st Annual San Antonio Fall Home & Garden Show

Alamodome

100 Montana St. San Antonio, TX 78203

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31st Annual San Antonio Fall Home & Garden Show

Tickets Information

Sold At Show | Cash or Credit Card
Times, prices & features subject to change.

Adults 17+
$9.75
Seniors 65+
$8.75
16 and Under
FREE
Active Military ID
FREE

*Discount offers cannot be combined. No further discounts can be applied to senior admission.

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