It might not feel like it outside, but spring really is around the corner. If you want to get a taste of spring now, head out to the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show taking place March 30th – April 1st and April 6th – 8th.

Don’t forget, the Parade of Homes is going on now through March 25th. Pratt Homes has three beautiful homes in the Parade of Homes this year. Two in Hugo, MN and one in Woodbury, MN. Come on out and see us on the Parade of Homes spring tour.

After visiting the Parade of Homes you’ll want to head to the Minneapolis Convention Center to see all the latest in home decor, trends and gardening. We’ve even got a promo code you can use for a $3 discount.

Use the promo code GRASS for $3 off you ticket when you purchase your tickets online. Click here to purchase tickets.

The Minneapolis Home and Garden Show is sure to inspire homeowners with its more than 1,000 experts sharing new ideas and practical advice as well as hundreds of exhibits featuring innovative products and services. The Show boasts great deals and shopping experiences all related to home, gardening, remodeling, and home décor. Tickets are now on sale online at

Minneapolis Home and Garden Show March 30th – April 1st

This year’s celebrity lineup includes an impressive list of nationally-known home experts, including:

Paige Davis – Best known as the effervescent star of the hit TLC show Trading Spaces. This Emmy-nominated design reality show will be making a return with all new episodes in the spring of 2018. Paige recently co-hosted Home and Family for the Hallmark Channel, and was the host of OWN’s Home Made Simple. Ms. Davis’ book, “Paige by Paige, A Year of Trading Spaces”, spent several weeks at the top of the New York Times Bestseller list.

Jason Cameron – On the outside, Jason Cameron looks like a TV star. But on the inside, he’s all handyman and all business. Watch him work and it quickly becomes apparent this licensed contractor really knows his stuff, especially when it comes to his own personal passions: home improvement and landscaping. Jason says he recently even gutted his own home and completely revamped the backyard. Now he’s putting his extensive hands-on expertise to work for DIY Network building, landscaping, hardscaping and more.

Sara Bendrick – As a landscape designer with a passion for being involved with my projects, hosting the DIY Network’s ‘I Hate My Yard’ was the perfect fit! Sara loves to interact and help homeowners realize the opportunity in their exterior spaces. With a DIY attitude she and her crew tackle tough backyards with the help of the homeowners to keep the budget in check. Sara guides the homeowners through the renovation process by tasking them with fun, creative and aesthetically pleasing projects to take back the yard once & for all.

Kelli Kaufer – Twin Cities designer Kelli Kaufer has 12 years of experience in the television industry with over 250 innovative designs featured on HGTV and DIY network shows. Her designs can bee seen on Curb Appeal, I Hate My Kitchen, I Hate My Bath, Renovate to Rent and many more. Kelli now designs for both residential and commercial, creating unique and inspirational spaces that represent her clients’ lifestyle and personality. Kelli’s published design articles have been featured in Houzz, Forbes and Huffington Post. She loves every aspect of design where no project is too small or too challenging.

Marjorie Johnson – Marjorie is winner of more than 1000 Blue Ribbons for her baking and has included 104 of these fabulous recipes in her cookbook “The Road to Blue Ribbon Baking with Marjorie”. She has also entered numerous recipe contests for years, and has won many prizes, including some big prizes in contests sponsored by General Mills, Paul Newman, and the Nestle Chocolate Company. She has been a Pillsbury Bake-Off finalist on three occasions. In November 2009, Marjorie won Martha Stewart’s first pie contest and showed Martha how to bake her prize winning pie on The Martha Stewart Show.

Features of the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show

Family Weekend – New for 2018!  Visitors can bring the whole gang to experience the new Family Zone and kids 12 and under are free opening weekend! Guests can experience bike demos with Penn Cycle, segway rides with Human on a Stick Segway Tours, take-part in children’s DIY workshops and a slew of activities to keep the little ones entertained while the adults talk shop!  Check out more details HERE!

Idea Home – Think contemporary. Think timeless. Think home. EPS Homes is back again with a modern all white design with Timeless Contemporary as their theme. With everything from custom cabinets to innovative built-ins and the newest finds in furniture, accessories, and lighting design. Furnishings are provided by HOM Furniture landscaping from The Garden By The Woods, and windows by Andersen Windows.  Click HERE for more details!

Feature Gardens – Presented by Star Tribune, seven of the most talented landscapers from all over Minnesota will showcase their expertise with using “Doorway to Spring” as their inspiration and theme!  Check out more details on all the gardens HERE!

Tiny Home Village – Didn’t get enough of the Tiny Homes last year? They’re back for the final year for more inspiration in alternative living! Check out four of the latest homes from Minnesota and Wisconsin builders with Utopian Villas providing virtual tours of multiple homes! Located in Hall B.  Click HERE for more details!

And so much more!!