10th Annual Orlando Home & Garden Show

About the show


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.


Tom Silva, Star of PBS' "This Old House"

As a proud member of America’s favorite home improvement team since 1986, general contractor Tom Silva has provided years of expert advice to home enthusiasts across the country on This Old House. He also brings his endless expertise to This Old House’s sister show, Ask This Old House.

Tom says, “Each job is unique and different, which is just what I like. Besides loving my work, I’ve made good friends with the entire crew of This Old House, and it’s been a rewarding experience.” Tom has contributed to Complete Remodeling and Complete Landscaping, published by This Old House Books in conjunction with Sunset Books in 2004, and the Homeowner’s Manual, published by This Old House Books in 2000. He is on the editorial board of This Old House magazine, published by This Old House Ventures, Inc., where his work and expert advice are featured regularly.

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Renovating houses since he was a child, Tom’s first major project, working alongside his dad and brother, was installing a basement fallout shelter underneath their 1787 Colonial in Lexington, Massachusetts. After digging out the 20x40x12-foot hole under the house, by hand, and hauling away all the boulders, they framed it and finished it off. “It took us two years, and I felt such pride in what we had accomplished that I knew I wanted to do this for a living,” says Tom.

Silva Brothers Construction, made up of Tom, his father, and brother Richard, built the original set for the WGBH-TV Boston production The Victory Garden in the parking lot of WGBH. Russell Morash, the creator of This Old House, discovered the Silva crew while they were conducting a major restoration on an 1845 Greek Revival-style house. It was then that Russ named Tom and his crew the general contractors for the show.

Parents of a daughter and a son, Tom and his wife live in a 19th-century house he continues to renovate in a Boston suburb. He is a native of Massachusetts and a boating enthusiast.

Brian Santos, "The Wall Wizard"

Learn painting tips and tricks and how to paint from the pantry in a flash with seminars all weekend from Brian Santos.

Brian Santos, a fourth generation painting contractor and author of best-selling how-to books, uses “edutaining” demonstrations in his television appearances and how-to’s for industry giants like Sherwin-Williams, Imperial Wall coverings, Home Depot and Lowe’s, and at home and garden shows throughout the world to create wall magic whether it be with paint, paper, or fabric.

Over a touring career of more than 25 years, Santos has developed a series of “Wizard Workshops” that educate and empower audiences with simple tips, tricks, and techniques to help them tackle projects around the house with confidence.

He has given in excess of 5,000 Wall Magic workshops to more than one million do-it-yourselfers all over the world! Brian has also shared his expertise on national TV, including Good Morning America, Today, and HGTV’s Smart Solutions, as well as on TLC and the Discovery Channel.

Growing up and working in the San Francisco Bay area, Brian’s past clients include former San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Joe Montana, actress Doris Day, and Star Wars creator George Lucas.


Landscaping & Gardening

Stroll the beautiful landscape displays to inspire your own home & garden! Visit landscapers’ booths to have your questions answered; don’t forget your plans, pictures and blueprints! Plus, pick up a plant from Sun State Trees & Sod Express Plant Sale!

Also, don’t miss the Orange County Master Gardeners Plant Clinic! They can diagnose your plant problems right here, right now!

Complete Selection of Home Improvement

Come experience a show where you can really get a ‘feel’ for your next home improvement project. Check out the DIY Workshop Stage by The Home Depot for How-To, DIY info on everyday projects around the house!
You’ll find just about everything for your home all under one roof:
• Kitchen & Bath Experts
• Contractors & Remodelers
• Interior design
• Outdoor Living & Entertaining
• Cabinets, Countertops & Flooring
• Closet & Garage Storage & Organization
• Solar Energy Solutions

Interior Design & Style

This show is packed with design & style!

Back by popular demand, Brian Santos, The Wall Wizard (details above). And, back with new finishes, the 2500 sq. ft. SODO Home Design Center, featuring the latest trends in lighting, kitchens, baths, countertops, flooring, cabinetry, appliances & more. You can touch and feel new products from the highest quality brands; find solutions that inspire you and revitalize your home!

Plus, interior designer Carmina Marie of Carmina Marie Interior Design will be giving design seminars and teaching you how to transition your home from traditional to modern!

LIVE! World-Renowned Sand Sculptor

All weekend, Guinness World Record Holder,Ted Siebert will be building a sand sculpture in the OCCC, right in front of your eyes!

About Ted:
An artist by background and training, Ted discovered that sand sculpting is the ideal combination of art and sport. As co-captain of the competitive team Totally in Sand, he has helped set eight-world records, duly noted by Guinness World Records. He is a World Champion, North American Champion, Canadian Champion, and holds titles as U.S. National and Canadian National Champion.

Ted is the author of the acclaimed The Art of Sandcastling and the Sandcastle in a Box. He has been recognized in the book, The Sculpture Reference,  as one of 288 leading contemporary living sculptors. Ted has also taught sculpture at Savannah College of Art and Design. Along with sand, Ted sculpts in wood, clay, and is a fine art oil painter.

A graduate from the University of Washington with a degree in Creative Writing, Ted has published several titles as an illustrator. A native of the Northwest Pacific, Ted now resides in the Chicago, IL area with his wife Laura and children Danielle, Nicolas, and Gus.


New Product Zone

Back by popular demand! The New Product Zone will be a display of all the newest products to help you around the house and make everyday tasks easier and more fun! Just when you think you’ve got it all, you will have the next “must have” item right here!

Kid's Zone

We have several activities to keep the kiddos occupied with a variety of activities put on by local businesses!
• Kids Build Activity by The Home Depot
• Free 4×6 Spring Family Photos by Michele Justice Photography
• Face Painting & Balloon Animals by Fun Faces
• Fun Science Activities with Mad Science

Pet Zone & Bird of Prey Shows

No house is a home without a pet! Adopt a pet onsite through Plka Dogz Pet Rescue and see who really rescues who!

Also, have a Critter Encounter and watch live demonstrations of Birds of Prey by Wild About Birds; learn about Florida’s birds of prey and their role in nature!

New Year, New You!

Be sure you are starting the new year off good and healthy with the Health Screenings by Walgreens! Plus, relax and stroll the Art, Gift & Gourmet area to have tastes of local treats and also enjoy some wine tasting!

You can’t take care of others unless you take care of you!

*Features and show details are subject to change.

Special Thanks to our Feature Sponsors



10th Annual Orlando Home & Garden Show

Orange County Convention Center
Hall NB (North B)

9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

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10th Annual Orlando Home & Garden Show

Tickets Information

Cash, Check, Credit Card
Times, prices & features subject to change.

Adults 17+
Seniors 65+
16 and Under
Active Military ID

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

Coupon Registration

Register to receive a $1.00 discount coupon good at any of our Home and Garden Shows. Please note that the coupons are not valid with any other discounts or senior rates.

Your information will not be sold or re-distributed. By submitting this form you will be registered to receive discount coupons or e-mailers for our Home & Garden shows. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Seminar Schedules to be posted closer to Show dates.

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