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Learn From Local Pros and Shop 2023 Trends at the Maricopa County Home & Garden Show January 13-15
By Claire Natale - Wednesday Dec 14, 2022
The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, the largest home show in the Southwest, returns to the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15, for their 30th year. Support Arizona businesses and enjoy sampling delicious food and beverages at Taste the Desert. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the outdoor garden atmosphere and walk away with culinary knowledge from local vendors.

“The new year brings opportunity for renewal and improvement. This show gives attendees an opportunity to feel educated about any item they take home,” said Katie Jones, Maricopa County Home Show manager. “We’re thrilled to celebrate our 30th anniversary of bringing the Home Show to the Valley and hope to provide endless inspiration for your home in 2023.”

WHO: The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, complete with hundreds of home improvement, design and landscaping products and services offered at exclusive show pricing.

WHAT: Unique show attractions include (FREE with admission):
• Taste the Desert: A hands-on culinary education and tasting with local food & beverage experts and aficionados! Daily seminars on wine pairing, coffee roasting and brewing, Kombucha, teas, mastering flavor profiles, and more!
• Greenhouse: Wander through a stunning assortment of house plants, cacti, succulents, exotic plants, pottery, terrariums, trees, soil, supplies and décor for your home!
• Handmade Headquarters: Sign up for FREE make-and-take crafts, including customized candles, silk flower arrangements, peyote stich bracelets, and more.
• DIY Terrariums: Create your own eye-catching terrarium to bring home. Select your plant and fillers, and make a beautiful, customized space for your new house plant.
• DIY Bonsai: Receive an introduction to the art of bonsai: choose your juniper tree, learn potting, pruning, basic styling techniques, wiring, and aftercare. The class comes with a terra cotta bonsai pot, pruners, and your own little book of bonsai to take home.
• Seminars: All weekend long (FREE at the show)
o House Plant 101: Leave with the knowledge to grow healthy house plants that will thrive all year long
o Take a dive into water filtration and learn about how different systems work
o Discover tips to creating delicious meals on your next camping trip
o Learn how to install your own turf
• Vacation Cabin: Stop by and tour a “move-in ready” high end vacation cabin, available for rent in Flagstaff. This beautiful, modern home has everything you need for a comfortable, relaxing getaway in the mountains.
• Ask a Master Gardener: The University of Arizona Master Gardeners are highly trained experts in everything from vegetable gardens to trees to soil prep. Watch and learn as they discuss and demonstrate the basics of gardening, and how to maximize your space. Discover how to prep your garden for an early spring harvest, what and when to plant to be a successful desert gardener, and how to get the most from your citrus trees.
• Exotic plants: Explore a local plant shop’s offering of exotic plants, terrariums, succulents, and house plants. Whether you have a green thumb, or you can barely remember to water your plants, this knowledgeable team will help you find the perfect bit of greenery to thrive in your home and brighten up any corner or entryway.
• Design Your Backyard Oasis: FREE walk-up landscape consultation and take-home design with the landscaping professionals, a value of $350. Don’t forget to bring your existing backyard pictures and measurements for a personalized session.
• 30th Anniversary Celebration: Join us for the Maricopa County Home Shows’ 30th Anniversary celebration! Show organizers would like to thank the wonderful, supportive attendees for allowing them to bring the Home Shows to the Valley for 30 years. As our anniversary gift, guests will receive a complimentary pack of desert wildflower seeds at the info booth.

WHEN: Friday, Jan. 13 - Sunday, Jan. 15
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Arizona State Fairgrounds
1826 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85007

COST: General Admission: $8 daily for adults, $1 for kids ages 3 to12, FREE for children 2 and younger.
Senior Morning: Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., admission for guests 60 and older is $4.
Customer Appreciation: $2 admission Friday and Sunday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Military Appreciation: $4 admission with valid military ID all three days.
January Birthdays: Visit the info booth for a FREE special gift with valid ID.
Taste the Desert: FREE with Home Show admission
Free Water Bottle Sticker at the Show Office
Sign up for discount tickets at

Onsite parking: Plenty of onsite parking for $10, a large food court, as well as on-site ATMs for your convenience. Cash and card accepted.

Introducing Platinum Guests: Sign up to become a Platinum Guest to receive discounted tickets, VIP experiences, and exclusive SWAG. Visit our website to sign up for discount tickets at, and immediately become eligible for all the Platinum Guest benefits.

For more information about the Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, call 602.485.1691 or visit Follow them on Facebook at and on Instagram @maricopacountyhomeshows.