HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex is hosting the PA Home + Garden Show this week.

After a two-year hiatus, the 2023 PA Home + Garden Show opens on Thursday, March 2, at noon.

“So many people are excited we’re back. We’re getting a lot of calls, a lot of feedback, a lot of emails, social media. Everyone’s really excited to see the Pa. Home and Garden Show back at the Farm Show Complex this weekend and I think we’re going to see that as the weekend goes on,” said Jenna Naffin, show manager of the Pa. Home and Garden Show.

The all-new show is designed to emphasize inspiration, education, and fun, with over 165 exhibitors and special events.

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“People are able to get face-to-face with local experts and companies, which will impact the community because, you know, it’s not just a google search, it’s a face-to-face, meet the owner have a conversation, bring your plans. And you get all your questions answered, and it’s going to build up the business community as well,” Naffin added.

Kevin O’Connor, an Emmy Award-winning tv-star of “This Old House” and “Ask This Old House,” will speak on the main stage on Friday, March 3, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 4, at 1 p.m.

There will also be a “Doggy Fashion Show” at noon on Saturday, March 4, “Senior Day” (reduced admission for visitors ages 60 and older) on Thursday, March 2, and “Hero Day” on Friday, March 3 (one free admission for retired military, first responders, nurses, doctors, teachers).

Tickets to the event are $11 for adults at the box office, $9 when purchased online before March 1, and free for children under 12.

For more information about the event, visit their website.