Live from Columbus, it’s the Spring Dispatch Home & Garden Show!
Yes, that’s right. The 65th annual event will be live March 6-14 in the Bricker Building at the Ohio Expo Center. But before you make plans to go, there are some important things that you should know:
How the show is staying safe
• All tickets must be purchased online in advance. There will be NO tickets sold on-site.
• Safety is paramount, so you must wear a mask and observe social-distancing rules.
• Food and beverage concessions will be closed for safety.
There are host of other safety protocols in place as well, so be sure to check out the video at DispatchHomeandGardenShow.com.
What to see
But there are many cool things to see at the show. Among them:
The event is highlighting gardens featuring the most popular pandemic travel destination of all — your own backyard.
Six unique gardens will boast delightful getaway ideas that you can do right at home.
Consider: the High Hammock by Five Seasons Landscape Management, Rustic Spring Getaway by Oakland Nurseries, Night at the Movies by Hedge Landscape, Garden Party by Riepenhoff Landscape, Inside Outside: the Outdoor Rooms Experience by Seely’s Landscape Nursery and the It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Garden by Landscape Design Solutions.
All of these lovely gardens will also boast colorful displays of flowers, plants and a host of amenities.
So start planning a trip to the show now… just be sure to purchase your tickets in advance!
And now some particulars to consider:
New parking entrance: The new parking entrance is at 561 E. 11th Ave. Guests cannot enter from 17th Avenue. Parking is $5 per vehicle.
Of note: Tickets to the show will not be sold on-site. Admission costs $10 for adults and $5 for children.Online tickets after 5 p.m. are the lowest-priced tickets: just $5 for adults and free for children. Each child must have his or her own ticket.
“Thank You” tickets for Military, First Responders, Healthcare Workers and Teachers. The show is extending a special complimentary ticket offer for persons in these groups on Tuesday through Friday only. Members can register for one complimentary ticket online, then show their valid ID and the online ticket at the Guest Services booth before entering the show.
But for a complete list of details and vendors, be sure to visit DispatchHomeandGardenShow.com.