Ty Pennington


Design television was never the same once we were introduced to the quirky and creative Ty Pennington from TLC’s Trading Spaces and ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. With the groundbreaking home improvement series Trading Spaces returning after a 10-year hiatus, we now have the chance to get reacquainted with Ty as a carpenter, and now as a designer.

on't miss Ty, appearing Saturday, March 4th only at 1pm on the Fresh Ideas Stage! 

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Come hear from the experts live on stage all three days of the show and get some new ideas for your home. The complete stage schedule will be posted closer to the show! Stage décor sponsored by Simply Dwell.

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The Home Depot Kids' DIY Workshop

Stop by with the kids for a FREE hands-on DIY workshop from our friends at The Home DepotBuild their skills and get the creativity flowing with these mini do-it-yourself projects. Visit them in booth 925, while supplies last.

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Calling all foodies! North Florida’s favorite food trucks are rallying on both Friday AND Sunday. Visit them at the show on Friday from 10am - 7pm and Sunday from 10am - 5pm for local eats.

Featuring Manny's Cuban Food Truck and more! Check back closer to the show for the complete lineup.


Join First Coast News Anchor, problem solver, and viewer advocate Anthony Austin on stage live at 12pm on Saturday, March 4th where you can ask your toughest questions! Anthony will also be taking your questions and giving his legendary advice after his presentation in his booth-- check back for details closer to the show!

Virginia Chamlee of Big Thrift Energy

Virginia Chamlee is the author of the bestselling book Big Thrift Energy, a manual for finding beautiful (and often valuable) vintage home décor for pennies on the dollar! See Virginia on Saturday, March 4th at 3pm only. Pick up her book and get an autograph afterwards!


Jacksonville's love of sunshine and fresh air has ignited a new passion for creating luxurious and stylish picnics! Come experience a professionally curated picnic display at the show and get inspired to plan your next luxury outing with First Coast Picnics in booth 806!


Join us in the Pre Function South Doors on Saturday, March 4 and adopt your new best friend! We are excited to offer a pet adoptions at the show through our partnership with the City of Jacksonville Animal Services Department.

OneBlood Blood Drive

We're excited to welcome back OneBlood and their mobile blood donation bus all three days of the show. OneBlood will be onsite outside near the entrance from 10am-5pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. If you donate blood onsite, you'll receive a complimentary ticket into the show! One ticket per person, only the donor is eligible.

Stop by on your way in or sign up and choose your time in advance! Link to sign up with be posted closer to the show.

Senior Day

Seniors 60+ can recieve discounted admission of $5 on Friday, March 3rd. Simply show your valid ID at the Box Office, one admission per ID. Get there early and snag a snack bag courtesy of Humana. Snack bags are first come, first serve while supplies last.

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Sweepstakes & Promotions

Check back often for more details on our upcoming show features! In the meantime, check out some of the exhibitor promotions & sweepstakes that will be taking place this year.