Many guests spend on average over three hours at SAHBA's Home Shows. Hundreds of exhibitors take over at the Tucson Convention Center where you'll find an expansive array of new and innovative home improvement products for your indoor and outdoor living areas.
Guests love the opportunity to comparison shop all under one roof so be sure to bring your comfortable walking shoes. And don't forget to take advantage of special show values and discounts. Many exhibitors offer drawings and prizes as well.
Here are just a few of the features from our Spring 2013 show!
Michael's Stores, Inc.
Michael's Craft Stores will have on hand at the home show with their demonstration experts all three days from 10-2. Come learn how to Knit and Crochet, make Jewelry and Beads, Scrapbook and get some great baking hints. You will also have great opportunity to ask questions of the Michael's experts and pick up fantastic coupons for all Michael's stores.
Bring the kids to the Michael's stage in the ballroom from 12-3 on Saturday and Sunday. Hosted by Michael's, stop by for free Face Painting and Make It and Take It Crafts.
BBQ4U celebrates over 20 years of providing tri-tip for the SAHBA Home Show. We are thrilled that they will be in their usual location in the food court outside in the TCC firelane.
SAHBA Experts on Healthy Homes
Southern Arizona Home Builders Association members will be presenting all weekend on a Healthy Home.
How do you know if your home is healthy? What products should you be using and what are harmful? What kind of paint is best? What's the scoop on carbon monoxide and smoke detectors? What's the best flooring for me and the way I live?
They will also be discussing heating and cooling units and the importance of changing out the filters. The benefits of solar, financial savings and health benefits will also be presented by ABCO Solar.
Interested in finding out more on the LED lighting craze? Sun Lighting will cover the costs and the benefits of LED lighting as well as the health and financial benefits of Ceiling Fans.
Also, don't miss Steve Jones from our Major Sponsor Patio Pools a certified trainer and nutritionist talk about the health benefits of spa therapy and swimming fitness. Stop by and listen to the presentations and then stick around after to ask the experts questions.
Mad Science on Saturday!
SATURDAY ONLY is Mad Science! This is a must see for kids but the adults will be astounded as well as they learn!
Mad Science of Pima County has been edu-taining the children of Southern Arizona since 1996. They bring high-energy hands-on science for kids 5-12 years old. Tens of thousands of students have seen our spectacular science shows. We also do summer camps, birthday parties, after-school science clubs and in-school field-trips.
CPR Demonstrations by REACT
We're excited to have REACT performing CPR training. The REACT group at The University of Arizona College of Medicine is a group of students, faculty, and staff who work together to teach Chest Compression Only CPR to the Tucson community. They will be doing a short presentation on the technique developed at The University of Arizona followed by CCO-CPR training.
Mid-Valley Athletic Club
Mid-valley Athletic Club joins into the health and wellness theme with their presentations all weekend. This will include 30 minute demonstrations from Silver Sneakers targeted to the active adult on Friday, as well as trainers, nutritionist seminars, and massage demos all weekend.
Central Pet Stage
Back for the second year, Major Sponsor Central Pet will take over the arena with their Central Pet Experience and the Central Pet Stage.
At Central Pet Experience agility training will be running all weekend. See The Animal Experts and their critters they have on hand, found in our own backyards.
Pima Animal Care Center will be there with pet adoptions all weekend. The Fall 2012 Home Show saw over 30 pet adoptions, making SAHBA Home Show the largest offsite pet adoption effort.
On the Central Pet Stage will be local veterinarians talking about health and wellness of your pet. What do you do to keep them healthy and active?
The stage will also host K9 Nose Work demonstrations, protection training, basic grooming techniques, how to crate train your dog and an amazing program – Pet Therapy.
Home Depot Home Services Stage
Home Depot does it up big, as a Major Sponsor of the SAHBA Home Show, their stage and booths in the exhibit hall will be very busy all weekend long. With participation from all local Tucson Home Depot Stores there will be games, activities and give aways all three days of the show.
On the stage, all weekend will be gardening classes, spring planting tips and how to take care of your plants. Home Depot will also have experts teaching topics on outdoor lighting and enhancing your patio.
Also don't miss Home Depot greeters at the main entrance into the exhibit hall. They will be handing out keys all weekend for the Orange Door on display in the Home Depot booth. Visit the Home Depot booth, try the key, and win gift cards, equipment, coupons, and more ALL WEEKEND compliments of Home Depot!!
While you're at the Home Depot Booth, visit www.homedepot.com at one of their computer stations and order exactly what you've been looking for, with the on hand help of the Home Depot Experts and pick up at the store. On-line specials will be showcased everyday of the show!
The Great Drill Skill Challenge
Sponsored by Home Depot and Bosch - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, is the Great American Screw Down. Catch demonstrations on using Bosch equipment and find out how you qualify for their give aways. Win prizes for finding the "Color"!
Home Depot Kids Clinics
SATURDAY ONLY! - Kids Clinics! Visit Home Depot at the show for Little Helper Headquarters and participate in their fantastic kids clinics where kids BUILD, LEARN, CREATE, and HAVE FUN.
This FREE hands-on workshop designed for children ages 5 - 12 teaches children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
Live Broadcasts by Rosie on the House!
Rosie on the House will be on hand all weekend broadcasting live from the SAHBA Home Show on Saturday. Rosie On The House is Arizona's No. 1 radio home improvement show. It airs Saturday mornings on radio station KNST in Tucson but also airs in Phoenix, Sedona, and the Prescott quad-city area.
Host Rosie Romero started in the remodeling industry in 1972. Since 1989, Rosie On The House has helped this Cajun carpenter share his down-to-earth approach to happy homeownership with tens of thousands of Arizonans. Today, the information-packed question-and-answer show is the most powerful tool in the homeowner's toolbox.
Rosie's co-host is his son Romey, a do-it-yourself buff who helps Rosie offer step-by-step solutions to common home improvement dilemmas as they jam to music from the Bayou. Stop by the booth on Saturday and get expert advice about your home project from Arizona's favorite handymen.
Superior Golf Products
Superior Golf Products Located in the Galleria between the ballroom and the escalator entrance to the exhibit hall.
Here you can get tips on how to improve your swing with the new jumbo drivers and irons.
ENTER TO WIN A FREE CUSTOM SET OF GOLF CLUBS, from Superior Golf Products. These clubs will be matched and balanced for your specifications with the correct length of shafts and the perfect grips. Included in this FREE Custom set of clubs; #1 Driver ,# 3 & #5 fairway woods, with custom head covers, Custom Irons include 3,4,5,6,7,8,9, & Pitching wedge, Approach wedge, Sand wedge, custom inverted loft putter and a new golf bag.
Let's Get Ready to RUMBA
Tucson Clean & Beautiful showcases professional and aspiring recycling artists in its RUMBA (Re-Used Materials Becoming Art) competition, located in the Ballroom.
The "Recycled Art" Contest and Display, is free and open to all students in kindergarten through 12th grades, with local dignitaries judging the students' work. Projects are submitted individually or as a group. Prizes are awarded based on the judges' recommendations.
College students, community groups and professional artists also submit their works for inclusion in the RUMBA display; their works are not be judged.
Tucson Clean & Beautiful, a nonprofit organization, is the flagship for community based environmental volunteer efforts in the Tucson metro area.
Three Easy Steps to Improving your Home Security
Home security expert Keith Duncan, will share valuable prevention tips to make homes more secure from low-tech (screws and broom handles) to high-tech (Bio-metric fingerprint locks). There will also be a hands-on demonstration for attendees of the latest security tools and techniques. Keith will also cover a special seminar each day on preventing ID theft and criminals who target senior citizens. Lock up his tips at the Home Depot Stage.
Don’t forget to visit the booths of our major sponsors - Patio Pools, Home Depot, Kinetico, Mattress Firm and Central Pet! Many thanks to Southwest Gas!