This blog is an informative blog about the Spring Home & Garden show held annually at the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition.. Many exhibitors take part in this show…showcasing everything from Landscaping to Gardening…to custom builders, home decorators and so much more. The Canadian Lakehead Exhibition is proud to present the Show on April 6,7 and 8th. 2018.  This is your opportunity to come out and view this Spring Showcase of all that’s new for you and your Home and garden in 2018. You are able to access this showcase all in one location. You can purchase product directly from the vendors at this show.

EXHIBITORS: At this time, all booths are almost full. However, there are changes that that come up,  contact the CLE Office at 622-6473 or email clex@tbaytel.net


The Canadian Lakehead Exhibition is proud to present The Annual Spring Home and Garden Show. This herald of spring will showcase all that is new for the 2018season. If you’re planning some changes to your indoor or outdoor space, the Home and Garden Show is the place to be. There are dozens of Exhibitors, all in one place, just waiting to help you with your special projects.


The 2018Show will utilize five buildings, on The Canadian Lakehead Exhibition Grounds. The Coliseum, Sportsdome, Heritage, Scarnati, Claydon and the Dove [Country Market] buildings will all be open for this huge Event. Hopefully, you will be able to meet all of our Exhibitors and soak up some of the vast amount of knowledge that they have to share. A visit to every building, over the weekend, is a must for your to do list. The Dove Building will be open all weekend, this is where you will find the Country Market.

This year brings an expansion to our Craft and Merchandise tables. These Exhibitors will now be found in the Scarnati and the Cardinal room of the Coliseum next to the C.L.E.’s Office. Our Indoor exhibitors will include our Display Gardens in the Heritage Building brought to you by P.M.Landscaping & Landale Gardens. This display is a must-see and is a great visual as to how your back yard could look.

The other Exhibitors in the Heritage include windows, doors, roofing, plumbing and bathroom reno. ideas, siding & outdoor renos, woodworking, granite countertops, fashion clothing, purses, driveways, stone & concrete, beauty products, weed control, lawn maintenance, hardware & Building products, Window insulation, Wellness advice as well as many other exhibitors. If you’re hungry, you can eat in the Heritage at ‘Fox on the Run.’

The Coliseum Building will house more Exhibitors geared to helping you with your projects. You can talk to experts in Travel, Investing, Real Estate, Basement Renos, Garden Design, Painting, electrical, Shed building, Duct cleaning, Bedding-out Plants, Windows, Driveways & Patio Design. The Coliseum will also have Exhibitors selling products for your Home and Camp such as Giftware, Bedding, Vintage, Linens, Cookware, Bottled water, Kitchen Cabinets, Window treatments and more. You can purchase items at the Spring Home & Garden Show. Thunder Bay Hydro and the City of Thunder Bay will be in attendance as well as Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority. You can also grab a bite to eat while in the Coliseum at the Java Hut Concession.

The Claydon Building will house Exhibitors in the business of Concrete Design, roofing, heating, landscaping, footings, ironwork, siding, Yard & Tools, as well as Soil & Sod. You will be able to chat with experts on Granite Counters, fine furniture, window coverings, interior design & decor, and original Oil paintings. You will also learn about environmental & eco waste systems, & Hardware & Building supplies. Masala Grille will have some tasty dishes.

Our Scarnati Building ( between the Claydon & the Dove) and the Cardinal Room ( adjacent to the Coliseum) will house all of our smaller exhibitors. In these two venues you will find everything from Agility dogs to Cruise Ship information. Included in this Building will be dips & spices, Candle decor & giftware, health & wellness, walking sticks , home security, jewellery, stained glass, books, dancing, seniors information, kitchen gadgets and cookware, and much more.

Outside you will be able to visit St. John Ambulance Raffle Trailer, and purchase tickets on site. We will have cycle & sports, boats, travel trailers, quads, log structure buildings,vehicles, Specialty Barbecues, and specialty Coffees.

The Spring Home and Garden Show has been a very popular event in the Community for the past 19 years. The initial show was held in 1998 with only one venue, the Coliseum building. Over the years we were able to expand into many other venues. this year will be different, but we hope to bring you the same quality show but in a totally new way. Our expanded outdoor spots will offer new Exhibitors who could not be housed indoors.

Don’t miss out on any of this Spring Showcase, perfect to chase away those winter blahs. Spend a day taking in all that this Show has to offer, do some shopping, get a bite to eat, meet your neighbours, get advise from our Exhibitors and lastly, don’t forget to enter our draws. See you at the 2018 Spring Home and Garden Show.

Visit our Exhibitor Display areas featuring all your home and Garden needs.

Craft and Merchandise Areas [Scarnati & Cardinal Room of Coliseum]
PM Landscaping Display Garden [Heritage]
TB Field Naturalists / Child ID Program [Claydon]
Caring Hands [Claydon]
Country Market [Dove]

More info: CLE 622 6473 or 475 7131 clex@tbaytel.net


Admission is $3.00, and parking are free. Displays are in 5 buildings on the C.L.E. Grounds, at 425, Northern Avenue, Thunder Bay. 

This Show takes place April 6,7and 8th.2018.

Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Springhomeandgardenshowtbay .

Welcome to the Spring Home & Garden Show – April 6, 7 & 8, 2018.

See the latest in Home & Garden products. Exhibitor in 5 venues PLUS expanded Outdoor Display Areas. Craft & Merchandise Tables. Country Market On Site. Attendance Prizes.

  • Friday: 4pm – 9pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 4pm
  • $3 Admission

Free Seminars ~ Free Parking ~ Country Market on Site ~ Attendance Prizes

$3.00 Admission. 

MAPS FOR EACH BUILDING Exhibitors, please make sure that we have your correct email address, and contact person for your business. Please see links for Maps for each building. Maps will be added at a later date.



To view information on some of the Vendors who will be at the Spring Home & Garden Show  , click on the link to the right…RECENT POSTS.  


Aerial view of CLE grounds

Aerial view of CLE grounds

This aerial view of the grounds will help you to locate all the Buildings in the Spring Home & Garden show. Sportsdome- White bubble in the middle. At this time, the Dome is under renovation.

Coliseum- to the left of the Sportsdome

Claydon – next to the Coliseum

Scarnati – between the Dove and Claydon buildings

Green roofed building to the back – Country Market in the Dove Building

Heritage Building

Auditorium – close to Silver City


  • Is there PARKING? Yes, and it is free. Parking attendants will be on hand to ensure orderly parking. However, if you have friends who are going to the show, consider car-pooling.
  • Are there ATM’s on site? Yes.
  • I want to buy something, but my car is a mile away…Your vendor may arrange to leave your item with a volunteer at the entrance to the building, you can walk to your vehicle, then drive up to the building
  • Do I have to pay Admission each day? No, you pay $2.00
  • Is there FOOD on site? Yes. The Country Market,  Heritage and Coliseum.
  • Where to go Potty? Buildings all have washrooms.

One Response to About

  1. Can’t wait to attend this year! Excited to show the new technologies in 3M Window film for Sun Control, Security and Architectural purposes. Come say hello! We’ll be in corner booth #183

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