home & garden


Friday Hours: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Show Bulletin:

Together again, Oktoberfest and the Fall Home & Garden Show share the Fairgrounds all weekend for double the fun. Every visitor to the Home & Garden Show gets free admission to Oktoberfest, and every Oktoberfest visitor gets free admission to the Home & Garden Show (just present your Oktoberfest pamphlet at the ticket window). Ride our shuttle that will run between the front entrances of both events on Sat. and Sun. from noon to 4 p.m.

All weekend long, the Simple Bath/Simple Kitchen Home Stage will come to life with fun, interesting, tasty and educational programs for guests of every age and interest. Stacy McKay, co-host of Bobby & Stacy in the Morning on Sunny 95, will keep things lively and upbeat as she emcees programs at the stage all three days.

Show your American pride - grab a complimentary mini American flag when you enter, while supplies last, courtesy of Fast Response Heating & Cooling.


  • The first 500 guests will receive a card to redeem at the ShelfGenie booth (#144) for a free pack of flowering spring bulbs, shipped straight from Holland.

  • Pick up a free admission coupon at participating area Lowe’s and PetPeople locations.

  • Download your voucher HERE to get $2 parking until 3 p.m.

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blue ribbon

Noon - 4 p.m. | Tastings of the Ohio State Fair Blue Ribbon Winning Recipes
If you missed the Ohio State Fair’s Blue Ribbon winners for cakes, pies, breads and entrees, you can still get a taste at the Home & Garden Show. All day we’re celebrating the 2019 Ohio State Fair winners. Each of these participants won 1st Place or Best of Show for their recipe and presentation. Winners will chat with Stacy McKay about their tips and the stories that landed them first place, then everyone in the audience gets a taste. Come and taste Cofffee and Baileys Macarons, Caramel Apple and Walnut Cake, Orange Blueberry Bread, Pepperoni Pizza and more. Mmm! Here is the schedule of recipes:

Noon | Coffee and Baileys Macarons
Jeff Bartolozzi

12:15 p.m. | Caramel Apple and Walnut Cake
Arijit Ghosh

12:30 p.m. | Orange Blueberry Bread
Elizabeth Howell

12:45 p.m. | Pepperoni Pizza
Tara McAlea

1:15 p.m. | Banana Split Truffles
Janet Gill

1:30 p.m. | Ritz Carlton Lemon Pound Cake
Janelle Harrigill

1:45 p.m. | Nellie’s Potato Salad
Janelle Harrigill

2:00 p.m. | Whole Wheat Apple Muffins with Walnuts
Margaret Casey

2:15 p.m. | Zucchini Cheddar Bread
Terri McCarty

2:30 p.m. | Spicy Brisket and Pork Chili
Tony Furbee

3:15 p.m. | British Sticki Toffee Pudding
Karen Haldeman

3:30 p.m. | Baklava
Shelly Sturdevant