Wow – what a terrific local, community Home Show!  Thousands of proud Mississauga home owners will be heading to the Hershey Centre this weekend – April 28 to 30 to enjoy the 9th annual Mississauga Lifestyle Home Show.  Encompassing an entire huge NHL size arena the Home Show will save you time and money on just about everything for your home. The beautiful Hershey Centre has tons of free parking so you and your family can browse through all kinds of bargains for your home.  This year look for a free “pink” family pass in the Mississauga News or print one out at virtualhomeshow.ca  Seniors are free all day on Friday right from the Grand Opening at 3 p.m. until 8 p.m.  

“Our surveys have shown that GTA consumers enjoy shopping at the home show because it is conveniently close, it saves them money, it saves them time and they can deal with local companies.” stated Show Manager Dave Jenkins of Jenkins Show Productions.  The Home Show is the place to come to get a head start on the summer of 2017.  You’ll discover what’s new and innovative for your home and you’ll save money on hundreds of products and services for the season ahead!

There will also be an exciting FREE doorcrasher giveaways to the first families at the Home Show each day!  At the show entrance be sure to enter for a chance to win some great prizes on the newly installed ipads!  Back by popular demand is the lively steel drum sounds of the islands – musical stylings by Bossco!

“When it comes time to hire a company to do your household fix-ups or improvements its nice to deal with a local business that does quality work at a reasonable price.” stated Jenkins.  “That is what you’ll find at the Mississauga Lifestyle Home Show.  You can talk to and compare the top local home improvement experts all in one place at one time and make an educated buying decision.  We really have some amazing displays at the Home Show this year.  If you are looking for a new air conditioner or furnace this will be the place to shop.

An exciting new addition located at the show entrance is an opportunity to win two tickets to an NHL Stanley Cup game this year!  This terrific Grand Prize will be awarded after May1/17 and includes two tickets to game four, including hotel accommodations for two nights, breakfast daily, VIP concierge service, commemorative gift package, plus $1000. flight allowance!

If you are looking to redo your bathroom or kitchen the areas finest designers will be on hand at the show this year with all the newest designs and ideas.

Kids and adults alike will also enjoy the huge display titled Orkin Canada proudly presents The Incredible World of Bugs featuring John Powers The Butterfly Man.  See one of the most famous and largest rare bug collections in the world!

In what has become one of the most captivating features at the home show The Canadian Raptor Conservancy will be returning for Saturday and Sunday!  It features live eagles, owls and raptors and a host of other of our Canadian bird friends. These on going educational and informative seminars are free with your admission.

Whether you’re looking for a new roof, a sunroom, cookware, replacement windows, garage doors, window covering, air conditioning or even the latest outdoor driveway/patio finishes you’ll see it all at the show. The home show also features the most active demonstrations displays they have ever had!  See the newest gadgets that help make your life easier!

There are some tremendous contests to enter including the popular “We’ll Move The Earth For You Contest”.  At the entrance to the show you can enter to win one of four 2000 lb. bags (a cubic yard) of prime black gardening soil (valued at over $129. each).  The huge bag of earth will be delivered to your driveway courtesy of Big Yellow Bag – an exhibitor in the show.  They are great for topping up existing gardens or for starting new ones.  A very timely prize this time of year!  

Other super things you’ll see at the Lifestyle Home Show include: driveway coatings, bathroom renovating options, replacement windows and doors, painters, outdoor lighting, patio furniture, garage organizer solutions, stucco experts, Bell, Costco, Los Delfines Costa Rica properties, salt lamps, bamboo pillows, massagers, digital boxes, fresh honey, Spartan Fitness, exclusive cookware, basement renovators, roofing, awnings, local chiropractors, air conditioners, furnaces, customized concrete services, Toronto Star,  renovators, siding, sunrooms, retractable screen doors, home security, insulation, mortgage brokers, solar products, shutters, window coverings, water experts, Scentsy candles, sliding shelves, stone coverings, photographers, upholsters, fencing, patio roofing options, investment advice, custom kitchen designers, granite countertops, gutter protection systems, sod, large bagged garden soil, northern resorts, live music, plus much, much more.

Just one of the many important fund raisers at the show takes place at the “As It Happens Photography” booth.  Have your photo taken and a portion of the proceeds will go to Cancer research.

Many exhibitors offer some terrific one-time show specials that are only available during the show.  The Mississauga Lifestyle Home Show features local companies that are available afterwards for follow-up service or warranty work.  It is a chance for our local community businesses to shine!

“We really have a great variety of new and interesting companies in the show”

continued Jenkins  “and with one huge arena at the Hershey Centre Community Rinks full of displays it is a real nice sized show.”  For information on exhibiting in the show call Jenkins Show Productions at 1-800-465-1073.

Admission to the show is only $5. at the door and children 12 and under are free.  Show hours are Friday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  There is also lots of Free parking. Remember Friday April 28 is the special “Salute To Seniors Friday” where seniors receive FREE admission all day! Check out the website for a FREE family pass admission coupon – virtualhomeshow.ca or look for the pink pass in the Mississauga News.

 Come shop one of the region’s best, local consumer events – The 9th annual Mississauga Lifestyle Home Show at the Hershey Centre Community Rinks, 5500 Rose Cherry Place at Matheson. The closest major intersection is Hurontario and Matheson. See you there!

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