Who's ready for the 10th anniversary Orlando Fall Home & Garden Show?
It's set for August 23-25 at the Orange County Convention Center, Hall NB, North B.
One place. One weekend. All your projects solved!
Save time with everything for your home and garden under one roof. Save money with show only discounts. Have fun with activities for the whole family and so much more!
- Edible Orlando cooking stage
- Builders and remodelers
- Landscapes and outdoor living
- Life-changing new product zone
- 2,500 sqare feet of designer rooms
- Real estate resource center
- Bird of prey shows by Wild About Birds
- Pet adoptions by Polka Dogz Pet Rescue
- Gardening and wildlife
- Celebrity expert Ahmed Hassan
- Mobile plant clinic by the Orange County Master Gardeners
- Container gardening seminars by Fairy Tale Gardens
- Local wildlife show by Gatorland
- How to stop weeds dead in their tracks
- Kids activities and family fun!
- Pete the Cat
- Jewelry making by ArtRageous
- Kids cooking classes by John & Shirley’s Catering
- Kids workshop by The Home Depot
- Yard games
- Wine glass painting by ArtRageous
- Chalk art make-n-take by Chalk Couture
Orange County Convention Center (Hall NB, North B)
9800 International Drive
August 23-25, 2019
- Celebrity garden and landscape expert Ahmed Hassan of DIY Network’s Yard Crashers
- Designer and carpenter Chip Wade
- Home tech guru Boyce Thompson
- Pete the Cat
*See website for appearance schedule.
Please see the website for full seminar schedules.
- Adults (17 or older): $8
- 65+ and retired military: $7 with a valid ID
- 16 and younger: FREE
- First responders and active military: FREE with ID
- ISD Employees with ID: FREE
*No further discounts applied to Senior Admission or Retired Military Admission. Military discount not valid on Dependents. Discounts cannot be combined.
$1 off at Lucky Markets in Orlando
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Friday: noon to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Edible Orlando
- WMGF Radio
- Orlando Sentinel
Who is Ahmed Hassan?
Ahmed Hassan has been landscaping and creating aesthetically enhanced environments inside and out for more than 30 years. His expertise is in integrating alternative, responsible and sustainable horticultural practices into his primarily residential landscape designs. His formal education in horticulture and management spanned 16 years and helped pave the way for a five-year television career as a green industry expert in the Home and Garden genre.
After eight seasons of "Yard Crashers" and several guest appearances, Hassan decided to remain true to his first love of landscaping and education. His reputation as a professional is what he values most.
“Being a TV host is great, but my identity will always be that of a hard-working, integrity filled landscape professional. Television or not, it’s who I am,” Hassan said.
Ahmed continues to operate his small business as a landscape design/build contractor in Northern California and regularly travels the country hosting workshops, speaking engagements and performing philanthropy with his group “Sustainable Heroes.”
Ahmed enlisted 3D Designer Duane Draughon of VizX Design studios and together they organized and developed Sustainable Heroes, in order to partner with other green industry professionals and support charitable organizations in building outdoor living spaces and worthy gardening projects nationwide.
“If you have a passion for living and creating sustainably, now’s the time to do both."
Who is Chip Wade?
Atlanta native Chip Wade has building in his blood. Coming from a long line of experienced carpenters and woodcraftsmen, Chip began working with his father at an early age – and over the years developed an interest in design, carpentry, landscaping and renovation.
After graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech, Chip moved on to earn his certification in residential construction while working for an Atlanta-based home builder.
Chip transitioned into media in 2007, lending his carpentry skills to the Atlanta team of HGTV’s Designed to Sell. Since then Chip has appeared on HGTV’s "Elbow Room," "Curb Appeal: The Block," Ellen’s "Design Challenge," HGTV’s "Design Star," "Wise Buys," "Super Great Rooms," "Hotel Impossible," "Oprah," "Rachel Ray," The Weather Channel, Fox News, and CNN.
Chip is currently filming social-based, live episodes for both HGTV and DIY Network.
As an Emmy Award-winning host, designer and executive producer for networks such as HGTV, FOX, FOOD and DIY, Chip has become known for his creative direction and innovative problem solving.
Whether it’s designing a renovation perfectly tailored to a family’s lifestyle or crafting a cutting-edge video production and immersive digital environment for brands to better connect with their customers, Chip’s vision always pushes the envelope of what’s possible and resonates with the every-day homeowner and Fortune 500 companies alike.
Chip represents several national brands as a spokesperson and is the owner and lead designer of Wade Works Creative, offering services in video and digital productions, residential and commercial design, architecture, realty, and building one-of-a-kind amazing stuff.
Chip’s career is devoted to using his expertise to help people make educated home improvement decisions. Chip resides in North Atlanta with his wife and three children.
Who is Boyce Thompson?
Boyce Thompson curates a Life-Changing Products Exhibit for the largest American home shows.
Thompson, the author of three books, monitors crowd-funding campaigns, attends trade shows, and scours magazines and websites to find important new launches and prototypes. He sets up an interactive exhibit at shows so that homeowners can test-drive the products.
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; deadbolts that monitor who is at the door; and personal robots who know who you are. Thompson also delivers seminars that explore trends that drive the do-it-yourself, remodeling and new home markets.
Thompson has appeared on television and in daily newspapers in Detroit, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, San Jose, Grand Rapids, and Raleigh, San Antonio, and Dallas, among other cities. Media coverage of the exhibit has appeared on websites run by The Associated Press, U.S. Today, MSN and the Huffington Post.
Thompson's first book, "The New New Home," published 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 (Schiffer Publishing) identified the defining characteristics of the best homes built in America.
Schiffer will publish his latest book, "Designing for Disaster," in 2019. It outlines tactics for protecting homes from the effects of climate change.
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.
His work has appeared in publications as diverse as Fine Homebuilding, Remodeling, The Washington Post, Farm Journal, Governing, Inc., and Practical Homeowner. He blogs about new products and home-design trends at finehomebuilding.com, houseplans.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 master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.