Home, Garden and Boat Show at the Muskegon Convention Center


MUSKEGON, MI — A home, garden and boat show is taking place this weekend at the convention center in downtown Muskegon.

The Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show will take place Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 at the VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center, 460 W. Western Avenue.

Over 60 exhibitors will be on hand with everything from windows and garage doors to furniture and landscaping and, of course, boats.

There will also be seminars on Saturday on topics such as flower arranging, buying your first home, cooking, boater safety and interior painting.

Tickets for the event, hosted by the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, are $8 and available by clicking here.

Show hours are 4-7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

The program for the seminars, which will be held on the lower level of the center on Saturday, is as follows:

  • 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., first-time home buyer. The do’s and don’ts, what to expect from your lender and the steps to take when buying your first home will be covered by a Fifth Third Bank representative.
  • 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hand-tied floral design. Instructions on how to combine flowers from your garden with items purchased from a florist to create a hand-tied bouquet will be offered to you by a Chalet Floral representative.
  • 1-1:30 p.m. Paint your room like a pro. A live painting demonstration from Fresh Coat Painters will cover topics such as choosing materials, preparing the space and how to properly apply a coat of paint.
  • 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Spice up your life with the flavor of Kaja. A cooking demonstration and tasting will be provided by Kaja’s Flavor using their hand blended spices.
  • 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Safety of boaters. Boater safety and Michigan boating laws will be covered in this Freedom Boat Club presentation.
  • 3:15-4:15 p.m., Build a beautiful bouquet. Flower care and floral design techniques will be demonstrated by representatives from the Floral Chalet with participants creating floral arrangements to take home.

For the list of exhibitors and the map of exhibitors, click here.

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