House & Garden Show


The Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show will be held February 14-16, 2020 at the Knoxville Convention Center in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.  The show is the largest annual fundraiser for Dogwood Arts and is presented by ORNL Federal Credit Union.



The show provides visitors the chance to shop hundreds of retailers and manufacturers exhibiting products, offering services and advice on interior design, home improvement, gardening, and more. Stroll through beautifully landscaped gardens and have the opportunity to talk with the designers.

Make your house and garden dreams come true!



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Knoxville Convention Center
701 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Show Hours:

Friday, February 14       10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, February 15      10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 16       10:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Adults: $10 per day
65+ years  + Veterans: $8 per day
12 years & Younger: Free

Purchase Tickets Here:

Directions & Parking

Downtown Parking Information – Click Here


Hundreds of exhibitors will offer innovative new ideas for your home and garden at the show with professionals on hand to provide expert assistance.

2019 Exhibitors  – Click here to browse

How-To Stage Schedule

Coming soon!

Grand Gardens

Grand Gardens created by landscape design firms showcase the latest trends in design and plant materials.

Art Market

Browse the Art Market featuring pottery to painting and furniture to photography and more. Local and regional artists will be selling their original works for you take to your home or garden!

Sesame Street 50th Birthday Bash: Character Meet & Greets

East Tennessee PBS and ORNL Federal Credit Union are bringing the Sesame Street 50th Birthday Bash to the Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show! Familiar characters from the world’s most iconic street will be at the Knoxville Convention Center February 14-16th for a birthday bash and character meet and greets for the whole family. Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Abby Cadabby will be in attendance.

With a mission to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder, Sesame Street has brought the life-changing benefits of early learning to children across the globe for 50 years. Character meet & greets are scheduled all weekend long and the Birthday Bash will take place on Friday, February 14th from 2-5PM; complete with a dance party, birthday treats, character photo ops, and more. The ORNL Federal Credit Union Creation Station will feature crafts, an indoor play area, hands-on activities, and the opportunity to paint Ms. Pig E. Bank.

Character Meet & Greets are included with admission to the House & Garden Show.

Meet & Greet Schedule:

Friday, February 14th (Show Hours: 10AM-6PM)

11AM-1PM: Big Bird + Elmo

2PM-5PM: Birthday Bash (Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby)


Saturday, February 15th (Show Hours: 10AM-7PM)

11AM-1PM: Big Bird + Abby Cadabby

2PM-4PM: Elmo + Cookie Monster


Sunday, February 16th (Show Hours: 10AM-5PM)

11AM-1PM: Big Bird + Abby Cadabby

2PM-4PM: Elmo + Cookie Monster


Show Floor:
Click Here to View the 2020 (Working) Show Floor Plan 

2020 Show Hours 
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Connect with thousands of Customers!

Take this opportunity to creatively promote your business, brand or service. The show is designed to place quality homeowners in direct contact with home improvement, interior designing, landscaping, and outdoor living companies.

How to Apply?

Submit Online Application Here
Click Here to Download the Exhibitor Application and Pay By Mail
Garden Market Application Here
Click Here to View the 2020 (Working) Floor Plan

*In order to be included in the Show Program, we must receive your application by Wednesday, January 29th at Midnight.

Who Attends?
88% of attendees are homeowners.
65% of attendees are ages 35-65+
60% have incomes over $75,000.

Why Exhibit?
Relationship Building: It’s your opportunity to share your advertising message with thousands of targeted attendees and puts you in a position to build brand loyalty.
Brand Awareness: Increase your brand awareness as well as build credibility with the consumers.
Direct Sales and Lead Generation: The show drives sales, both at the show and after the show from image recognition.

Booth Specifications

Booth Space:
Each 10’ x 10’ booth includes an 8-foot tall backdrop drapery, 3-foot draped side rails, 6-foot skirted table, two chairs, inclusion in exhibitor list in Show program and online, 10 complimentary tickets, 4 exhibitor badges and parking passes.

Register Early!
Booths are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications with required payment are dated as they are received and booth assignments are awarded according date. Applications submitted after December 31, 2019 require payment in full.

Exhibit Space Pricing:
Cost per 10’ x 10’ Booth: $1,295
Corner booths are an additional $150 each
Comprehensive Reach:
The multi-media marketing plan makes the Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show known to the desired demographic in our community, as well as throughout the viewing, listening and readership regions of the southeast.

All materials in your booth must be flame retardant. Electrical wiring and equipment must conform to National
Electrical Code Safety Rules. If unusual equipment or machinery is to be installed, or if appliances that might
come under fire codes are to be used, the exhibitor must request information concerning venue’s regulations
from Show Management.

Exhibit Appearance:
For standard 10’ x 10’ booths, Dogwood Arts provides 8’ back drape and 3’ side drapes. Your display must be no more than 8’ high across the back, signage cannot go above the drape. If any part of you exhibit extends forward from the back drape (towards the front of the booth), it can only extend half the distance from the back drape at the maximum 8’ height. Then, your exhibit must drop down to 3 feet, the level of the side drape. The exterior of your display or structure facing an adjacent booth or aisle must be finished.

Show Vendors
ACES Decorating [Tables, chairs, carpet, etc]: Mike Julian,
Ambius [Plant rentals]: Amy Barnett, [865] 755-7752 or
ShowNets [Internet service]: Lynn Flatford, [865] 251-6050 or



Crowne Plaza, Dogwood Arts Official Hotel
401 W. Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: [865] 522-2600


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Move-In Schedule


Move-In Requests will open closer to the date of the show. If you did not submit a Move-In Request, you may report to the Blackstock Lot and wait for an opening.


Sunday, February 16, 5:00 – 9:00 PM
A $200 fine will be assessed to those breaking down their booth prior to show closing.
On Sunday, each exhibitor will receive a copy of the move-out process.

A huge thank you to our wonderful sponsors who help make the House & Garden Show such a success for Dogwood Arts! We are so grateful for your generosity and support of our region’s art, culture, and natural beauty!






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