Bridge 246 at Patoka, interior looking northward Fort Wayne Home & Garden Show With over 35 years under its tool belt, this home and garden show has turned into the largest one in the tri-state area. There are more than 650 exhibitors set up for guests to shop for flooring, roofing, landscaping tools, furniture, insurance, and gifts to name a few. In addition to the exhibitors in attendance, there is also a garden gallery where attendees can walk through indoor setups and purchase garden accessories alongside plants and flowers in Fort Wayne. Children have not been left out of the planning for this event either! They can easily be entertained with face painting, attending a petting zoo, meeting storybook characters and so much more. Date: March 1-4 Location: Allen County Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne Contact: (260) 432-1705 Site: Ticket Fee:Call for prices   Indiana Flower & Patio Show “Let us entertain you!” is the motto at this annual Indiana event. More than 50 years has allowed this Indianapolis flower show to grow into 400 outdoor experts in attendance, over 40 showcase gardens, and more than 100,00 0 guests. Because it’s held for over a week, visitors should take the time to plan on what they want to do and see at this show. They can start by attending the preview gala the night before the show opens, then plan on walking around and visiting with the exhibitors. As they’re walking around, visitors can also purchase some freshly cut flowers and pick up a free swag bag, filled with fun goodies. And let’s not forget about the Think Spring Theatre Stage, where attendees will hear guest speakers talk about gardening topics and give out fun tips and tricks! Date: March 10-18 Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis Contact: (317) 576-9933 Site: Ticket Fee: Call for prices
Orchard In Bloom Garden Show Welcoming spring has never been more beautiful than at this blooming Indianapolis event of over 20 years. Stroll through landscape and micro-gardens, designed with the newest trends in mind. Attend the preview party and see the gardens before anyone else. Take your children to get their face painted, participate in arts and crafts, and learn how to garden. Attend a lecture, view art and enter the container gardening competition. No matter what you choose to do at this show, it is sure to please. Proceeds of the show benefit the Holliday Park, which offers youth programs focused on outdoor education, as well as environmental field trips, and scout programs to name a few. Date: April 27-29 Location: Holliday Park, Indianapolis Contact: (317) 251-9253 Site: Ticket Fee:$10