Aspiring home cooks, turn up the heat and sharpen your knives - it’s your chance to get schooled by Vancouver’s top chefs on the Cooking Stage. See Vancouver’s culinary legends, as they conduct in-depth demos featuring tried-and-true kitchen cheats, can’t-miss culinary trends, and entertaining expertise. Oh, and you might just be lucky enough to taste some of their creations!
BC HYDRO SMART HOME
Start planning your smart home with help from the BC Hydro team. Learn how you can improve your home’s energy efficiency while keeping style top of mind. In the BC Hydro Smart Home, they have combined a stylish west coast design with the latest smart products to create an inviting space that will suit the needs and lifestyle of everyone in your home.
Your Pinterest board is about to come to life! Learn from the pros in this hands-on workshop series curated by some of Vancouver’s finest local artisans. Learn from the best in a variety of categories, including The Flower Factory and A Plentiful Life. Learn the best tricks for setting a stunning dinner table before the holidays, create your very own unique floral wreath, make it personal with using your hands to create your own mug or get creative with hand-looming and weaving. Choose your workshop and reserve your spot online directly with each vendor when they become available. Click Here to view the schedule.
Not sure when to splurge and when to pinch your pennies when it comes to your home design and décor? Take insider cues from Jamie Banfield Design and discover how to recreate high-end looks without breaking the bank. Walk through this feature for a lesson in economics and explore different spaces brought to life with two different budgets. Can you tell the difference?
Back to the TELUS Future Home! Step inside the super-wired 560 square foot Home to see just how revolutionary TELUS PureFibre ™ network is. You might want to make yourself comfortable and stay awhile to enjoy the most reliable, consistent connection to date with Telus PureFibre – their ultra-fast and symmetrical fibre-optic network to stream video in ultra-HD quality, and more.
Get the most out of your visit with a trip to the show entrance in Hall C, where you’ll get insider tips from staff, there to help you navigate the show and point you in the right direction to tackle all your home improvement tasks. Whether you’re stuck with wall-to-wall carpeting or dreaming of blowing out that wall for an airy open-concept space, you’ll get all the assistance you need — after all, asking for help is the first step to success!
Dress up those naked walls with a stop at M(art)ket. Add that much-needed finishing touch to your space with one-of-a-kind pieces from this curated collection of canvases, prints, and photographs by local artists. With more than a dozen featured vendors, including Farahnaz Samari Art and Barry J Brady Photography, you’re certain to say goodbye to your blank walls for good.
Flock to Vancouver’s very own nod to London’s world-famous street market Portobello West, where you’ll discover local artistry, superior craftsmanship and a wide array of antiques and collectibles. Shop from a selection of unique purveyors and goods, including jewellery, sustainable textiles, and hand-poured candles from Vancouver’s top emerging artisans at this eclectic pop-up – chock-full of original pieces that are bound to catch your eye.
Click Here for a full list of this year's vendors.