The Spring Cottage Life Show is the ultimate consumer show for cottagers looking for design inspiration; their next DIY project, or a new cottage toy. Of course, it doesn’t stop there, the biggest cottage show of the year is taking place at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. from April 7-10, and with over 350 exhibitors and an impressive slate of presentations from television personalities with interior design and gardening expertise to chefs like barbecue king Brian Misko, you won’t want to miss it. Catch the presentations at the Main Stage, Cottage Workshop, and Cottage Kitchen. Here are the presentations you’ll want to make a point to watch.
Thursday, April 7
Succession planning is one of our most popular topics at Cottage Life. Real estate lawyer Peter Lillico’s presentation will focus on how to keep the cottage in your family. Get your questions ready, he will present at 5 p.m. on April 7, 8, and 9.
Friday, April 8
We know there’s a tendency to indulge at the cottage, especially when it comes to eating. Stop by the Cottage Kitchen to watch health and wellness expert Rose Reisman whip up some quick and healthy recipes that are easy to make at the cottage. She will be demonstrating at 1 p.m. on Friday and 12 p.m. on Saturday.
Saturday, April 9
With spring planting season just around the corner, gardening expert Frankie Flowers will be on the Main Stage talking about resilient plants that are suitable for the cottage. He also has some tips and tricks for keeping them alive while you’re away. Make sure to grab a seat early, he presents at 11 a.m.
Sunday, April 10
The Spring Cottage Life Show is a unique opportunity to meet the faces behind Cottage Life magazine. Swing by the Main Stage and learn how to make a DIY drink caddy with the one and only Cottage Coach Adam Holman at 3 p.m. every day of the show. If you’re considering renting out your cottage, Senior Associate Editor Alysha Vandertogt and editor of The Key—Cottage Life‘s new real estate newsletter— shares her advice and tips for keeping it safe. Catch her on the Main Stage, Friday through Sunday at noon.
For the full list of presentations please click here.