2023 Brainerd Lakes Home Show & Expo

Friday, March 24, 2023 12:00 PM - Saturday, March 25, 2023 5:00 PM (CDT)


Join us Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 for the Brainerd Lakes Home Show & Expo presented by Finken Aqua Systems and the Northern Pacific Center! This LARGER THAN LIFE tradeshow will be highlighting more than 140 regional businesses showcasing their services, products, what's new, interactive demonstrations and filling job openings. PLUS there will be entertainment for the whole family, such as: children's play area and character meets, high school team building project, axe throwing, artist demonstrations, pop up brewery, food vendors and lumberjack shows!

Last year the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association and the Brainerd Lakes Chamber joined forces and combined their long standing annual events, MMBA Home & Outdoor Show and Brainerd Lakes Chamber Everything Expo, into the LARGER THAN LIFE Brainerd Lakes Home Show & Expo! The results were THE BEST home show and expo in the region! Join us for our 2023 Brainerd Lake Home Show & Expo as a business, non-profit organization or food & beverage vendor.

Business Booths (priced by location, refer to the color coded floorplan. Single Booth 8' deep x 10' wide. Double Booth 8' deep x 20' wide.)


Regular Booths - 12 available

Exhibitor Add Ons

  • WiFi Access- $25
    • To ensure that exhibitors have access to WiFi to process transactions and demonstrate products, an additional router and booster will be installed for the event
    • Purchase the WifFi Access and receive the passcode for service
  • Bulk Tickets- $50 / 10
    • Invite your customers to attend free of charge. 
    • Pre-purchase blocks of 10 tickets.
  • Exhibitor Networking Social Sponsor- $100
    • Greet exhibitors Friday evening during the Exhibitor Networking Social
    • Mic time to provide an infomercial promoting your business/organization
  • Late Move Out- $100
    • Pack up and move out your exhibit by noon on Monday, March 27, 2023
  • Lakes Proud Stamp Card- $100
    • Your logo will be included on the Lakes Proud Stamp card that will be hand out to all attendees
    • Attendees will bring their card to your booth to be stamped (stamp will be provided)
    • Completed cards will be entered for prizes
    • Provide 2- $25 value prizes
  • Outdoor Welcome Sign Sponsor- $125
    • Your business name will be promoted on a double sided sign placed near the entrance

All Booths Include: Exhibitor promotional packet, access to electricity, free attendance for employees, and an invitation to attend the Exhibitor Social Friday evening at 7pm.

*MMBA and Chamber Member Benefits:

  • Discounted exhibitor pricing
  • Receive FREE WiFi access if registered by December 31, 2022

Promote your business above and beyond your competition by being a sponsor. Multiple sponsor levels and benefits are provided so you can find the perfect match! Must be a MMBA or Chamber member.

Lumberjack Show Sponsor- $2,500 (2 available)

Gold Sponsor- $2,000 (1 available 8'x20' Booth); $3,500 (1 available 8'x40' Booth)  3 SOLD

Silver Sponsor- $1,500 (1 available; Double Booth 8' deep x 20' wide; 10 SOLD)

This event is open to the public and all ages! Plan on attending and enjoy learning about our Brainerd Lakes businesses, seeing demonstrations, enjoy tasty food and so much more! Show your Lakes Proud spirit by completing the Lakes Proud Stamp Card to be entered for a chance to win prizes! 

$5 Adults (16+)
$4 Seniors (65+)
Free for 0-15 years (must be accompanied by an adult)

Fee includes admittance to the Lumberjack shows and bounce houses

Friday, March 24, 2023
12PM-7PM | Flannel and Fun Day!

  • 140+ Exhibitors, Food Vendors and Pop Up Brewery -sponsored by Jack Pine Brewery
  • Lakes Proud Stamp Card Game
  • Career Expo - Exhibitors will have information for job openings and accepting applications
  • Axe Throwing -sponsored by 
  • Hammer & Nail Game - sponsored by Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity (located in the Pop Up Brewery)
  • Artist Demonstrations -sponsored by The Center
  • Children's Play Area-
    • Lakes Party and Bounce House
  • 4:00PM - Timberwork's Lumberjack Show 
  • 6:00PM - Timberwork's Lumberjack Show 

Saturday, March 25, 2023
9AM-5PM | Flannel and Fun Day!

  • 140+ Exhibitors, Food Vendors and Pop Up Brewery (opens at 11AM -sponsored by Jack Pine Brewery)
  • Lakes Proud Stamp Card Game
  • Career Expo - Exhibitors will have information for job openings and accepting applications
  • High School Team Building Challenge (Pequot Lakes vs Pine River)
  • Axe Throwing -sponsored by Roundhouse Brewery
  • Hammer & Nail Game -sponsored by Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity (located in the Pop Up Brewery)
  • Children's Play Area
    • Lakes Party and Bounce House
  • 10AM-1PM or until gone - Kid's Frost a Donut Day -sponsored by The Center
  • 11AM: Timberwork's Lumberjack Show 
  • 1PM: Timberwork's Lumberjack Show 
  • 3:00PM - Timberwork's Lumberjack Show



Captivating audiences for the past 25 years, Timberwork's Lumberjack Shows provide images of man against the impossible, competing in a sport derived out of a nation's heritage. Be ready for thrills, chills and maybe a few spills!

  • Hot Saw
  • Speed Carving
  • Axe Throw
  • Single Buck
  • Logrolling
  • Underhand Chop
  • Springboard Chop

Lumberjack Show Times:

  • Friday: 4PM and 6PM
  • Saturday: 11AM, 1PM, and 3PM


Hey Kids.... Meet, Greet & Selfies with Bob the Builder! Bring your family and have fun in the Children's Play area!

  • Friday, 3PM-5PM: Bob the Builder
  • Saturday, 10AM-2PM: Bob the Builder

Join the Lakes Proud movement by participating in this fun game held exclusively at the Brainerd Lakes Home Show & Expo! 

  1. Take your Lakes Proud card to the exhibitors with their logo on the card.
  2. Exhibitors will place a stamp on their logo.
  3. After you've had all of the exhibitor logos stamped, complete the bottom of the card.
  4. Drop your completed Lakes Proud card in the box when you leave for a chance to win prizes
  5. Winners will be contacted the week of March 27
  6. Winners will pick up their prize at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber (224 W. Washington Street Brainerd)


3 Cheers Hospitality
A. W. Research Laboratories
ABC Seamless Lakes Area
Acorn Hill EAAT
Advantage Seamless Gutters
Ameribuilt Buildings
American Door Works
Aquarius Home Services
Aspire Insurance Services
ATEK Access Technologies
B-Dirt Construction
Bathtub Refinishing USA
Batteries Plus Bulbs
BeMobile Verizon
Bill's Gun Shop & Range
Brainerd Jaycees
Brainerd Public Schools
Brainerd Ski Loons
Breath of Life Adult Day Services
Brenny Family Funeral Chapel
Bridges of Hope / Common Goods
Carr's Tree Service
Central Lakes Adventure School
Central Lakes College
Central Lakes Rotary
Central MN Adult and Teen Challenge
Clean' N Seal
Color Street Nails
Confidence Learning Center Lions Club
Companions Forever Cremation Service
Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Crow Wing Power
Crow Wing Power Credit Union
Culligan Water Conditioning
Custom Boat Lift Vinyl
Custom Mechanical & Sheet Metal
Cutco Cutlery
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center
DBS Residential Solutions
Deerwood Bank
Edina Realty Foundation / GLAR Foundation
Exit Lakes Realty Premier
Exterior Pro
Fabricators Unlimited
Finding the Beautiful You
Finken Aqua Systems
First Western Bank & Trust
Garage Door Store
Gerhard's Kitchen & Bath Store
Girl Scouts of MN and WI Lakes and Pines
Gracewin Living Cooperatives
Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Grand View Lodge
HUG Hydronics
Jack Pine Brewery
K & D Kettle Corn
LakeLady Custom Fishing Rods
Lakeland PBS
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity
Lakes Area Restorative Justice Project
Lakes Area Skatepark Association
Lakes Area United Way
Lakes Party and Bounce House
LeafFilter Gutter
Lonesome Cottage Furniture
MCI Carpet One
Midwest Machinery
Mike's Tree Company
Miltimore Motor
Minnesota Cleaning Solutions
Minnesota Home Improvements
Minnesota Regenerative Institute
Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors
Minnesota Resort Sales
Mounted Eagles
My Neighbor to Love Coalition
National Loon Center
Neighborhood National Bank
Neumann Construction
Northern Pacific Center
Northland Buildings
Northland Drilling
Northland Monument
Northland Spray Foam
Party Time Rental
Party World
Pella Windows & Doors
Penmac Staffing
Quality Equipment Sales & Service
Rainbow of Minnesota
REAL Solar
Relationship Safety Alliance
Renewal by Andersen
Retirement Designs
Rinke Noonan Law Firm
Roof Maxx of Grand Rapids
Sage on Laurel
Scentsy - Brenda Larson Independent Consultant
Schmidt Roofing
SCR - Northern
Sherman Buildings
STARE Academy
SunSetter Awnings & Rainy Day Gutters
Superior Mechanical
The Center
The Outreach Program of Brainerd Lakes
The Pulse 104.3FM
Tri County Foam Insulation
Ultimate Golf Carts
Unique Movers
Victim Services
Weichert Realtors - Tower Properties
Window Galaxy
Wings Financial Credit Union
WhiteBox Marketing
WonderTrek Children's Museum
Your Home Improvement


Brainerd Lakes Chamber & MMBA (pizza, hot dogs, pop, water)
Jack Pine Brewery (beer)
K & D Kettle Corn (kettle corn)
Sage on Laurel (cornbread waffle cones stuffed with pulled pork and macaroni & cheese)




$5 - Adults (16+)
$4 - Seniors (65+)
Free - 0-15 years (must be accompanied by an adult)

 Pay at the door (cash or check) 

Fee includes admittance to the Lumberjack shows!

Essentia Health Sports Center
502 Jackson Street
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
Event Contact
Sue Galligan
(218) 822-7119
Friday, March 24, 2023 12:00 PM - Saturday, March 25, 2023 5:00 PM (CDT)

Friday, March 24, 2023: 12PM- 7PM 
Saturday, March 25, 2023: 9AM- 5PM

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