2024 Brainerd Lakes Home Show & Expo

Friday, March 22, 2024 12:00 PM - Saturday, March 23, 2024 5:00 PM (CDT)

Description



Join us Friday, March 22 (12PM-7PM) and Saturday, March 23 (9AM-5PM) for the Brainerd Lakes Home Show & Expo! Presented by Finken Aqua Systems and Northern Pacific Center, this LARGER THAN LIFE tradeshow will highlight 150+ regional businesses showcasing their products and services. Hudson Magic will perform 5 FREE shows! PLUS, enjoy entertainment for the whole family: bounce house, live shows, face painting, children's play area, high school building competition, pop up brewery, food vendors, and much, much more!



SPONSOR OPPORTUNTIES
Take your business marketing and branding to the next level by being a sponsor for the largest tradeshow in the Brainerd Lakes Area!

PRESENTING SPONSOR- (SOLD)

EXHIBITOR LOUNGE SPONSOR- $1,500; Limited to 1

  • Business name and logo included with advertising
  • Business name or logo included with event signage
  • Promote your business to exhibitors in the Exhibitor Lounge (mezzanine)
  • Provide snacks and beverages for the exhibitors in the lounge

CHILDREN'S PLAY AREA SPONSOR- (SOLD)

  • Booth space included
  • Business logo on several websites marketing the event
  • Business name and logo included with advertising
  • Business name or logo included with event signage
  • Free WiFi access
  • Area will include bounce houses and character meet & greet (Bob the Builder)
  • Invitation to attend the Exhibitor Social on Friday evening

PLATINUM SPONSOR- (SOLD)

GOLD SPONSOR- (SOLD)

SILVER SPONSOR- (SOLD)

Sponsor Opportunities are reserved for current members of the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association (MMBA) and Brainerd Lakes / Crosslake / Pequot Lakes Chamber. 

Register to be a Sponsor Online>

Click Here to Download the Sales Sheet and Contract



MORE EXHIBITOR BOOTHS ARE AVAILABLE

  • 4 Regular Booths
  • 1 Oversized Booth

FLOOR PLAN

Register to be an exhibitor online>

Click here to download the sales sheet and contract>



ATTEND
This event is open to the public and all ages! Learn about Brainerd Lakes Area businesses, view demonstrations, enjoy tasty food, and so much more! 

Adults $5  Seniors $4  Kids Free!
Live entertainment shows and bounce houses are FREE with admission! Kids 15 & under are free with a paid adult. Qualifying seniors are 65+. Pay at the door with cash or check.

$10,000 Home Remodel Raffle  $20 per Ticket
Love your home again by purchasing a raffle ticket for the $10,000 Home Remodel! The winner will have his/her choice of category and business to provide a $10,000 Home Remodel! Don't need to be present to win.

  • $10,000 Home Remodel Raffle Categories:
    • Exterior (Roofing, Siding, Gutters, Garage Door, Deck)
    • Windows
    • Kitchen (Cabinets & Appliances)
    • Bathroom
    • Flooring
    • Landscaping

New for 2024- Lakes Proud Raffle  $5 per Ticket
Enter to win prizes by purchasing the Lakes Proud raffle tickets $5 / 5, $10 / 10 or $20 / 20. Don't need to be present to win! Complete details below.

New for 2024- Utility Shed Raffle  $20 per Ticket
Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a completed utility shed. 


Friday, March 22, 2024
12PM-7PM 

  • All Day // 150+ Exhibitors.
  • All Day // Food Vendors.
  • All Day // FREE bounce house in the Children's Play Area by Lakes Party and Bounce House.
  • All Day // Large building blocks for creative play in the Children's Play Area. Sponsored by WonderTrek Children's Museum.
  • All Day // Pop Up Brewery. Sponsored by Jack Pine Brewery.
  • All Day // Hammer & Nail Game, located in the Pop Up Brewery. Sponsored by Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity.
  • All Day // $10,000 Home Remodel Raffle, Lakes Proud Raffle and Utility Shed Raffle (tickets available to purchase at the entrance).
  • All Day // Career Expo. Exhibitors will have information for employment opportunities and will be accepting applications.
  • 3-5PM // Meet Bob the Builder in the Children's Play Area.
  • 3-7PM // FREE face painting for children by The Painted Turtle.
  • 4PM // Hudson Magic Show.
  • 6PM // Hudson Magic Show.


Saturday, March 23, 2024
9AM-5PM 

  • All Day // 150+ Exhibitors.
  • All Day // Food Vendors.
  • All Day // FREE bounce house in the Children's Play Area by Lakes Party and Bounce House.
  • All Day // Face painting & glitter tattoos for children by The Painted Turtle (cost $5 or more).
  • All Day // $10,000 Home Remodel Raffle, Lakes Proud Raffle and Utility Shed Raffle (tickets available to purchase at the entrance).
  • All Day // Career Expo. Exhibitors will have information for employment opportunities and will be accepting applications.
  • All Day // Utility Shed Raffle. Purchase a raffle ticket ($20) for a chance to win a completed utility shed.
  • 10AM-2PM // Meet Bob the Builder in the Children's Play Area.
  • 11AM // Live Hudson Magic Show.
  • 11AM-5PM // Pop Up Brewery. Sponsored by Jack Pine Brewery.
  • 11AM-5PM // Hammer & Nail Game, located in the Pop Up Brewery. Sponsored by Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity.
  • 12PM-5PM // Giant Legos for creative play in the Children's Play Area. Sponsored by WonderTrek Children's Museum.
  • 1PM // Live Hudson Magic Show.
  • 3PM // Live Hudson Magic Show.


 
LIVE HUDSON MAGIC SHOW: FREE WITH ADMISSION!
Hudson has been performing magic for over 40 years and is one of the fortunate few to turn his hobby into his livelihood. Based in Minnesota, he has performed professionally across the USA and is Headmaster of Twin Cities Magic Academy. Hudson is a member of several professional organizations, including The International Brotherhood of Magicians, The Society of American Magicians, and The Academy of Magical Arts – home to the World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California. 

Show Times:

  • Friday, March 22: 4PM and 6PM
  • Saturday, March 23: 11AM, 1PM, and 3PM


KID'S PLAY AREA
Bring the kids to the kid’s Play Area and enjoy some indoor fun! Sponsored by Prime Cleaning, the Kid’s Play Area is sure keep the little ones in your group preoccupied with lots of fun activities.

  • FREE bounce house by Lakes Party and Bounce House
  • Face painting & glitter tattoos by The Painted Turtle
  • Meet Bob the Builder: Friday 3PM-5PM, & Saturday 10AM-2PM
  • Large building blocks and giant legos for creative play


LAKE PROUD RAFFLE DRAWING 
Join the Lakes Proud movement by participating in this fun raffle drawing held exclusively at the Brainerd Lakes Home Show & Expo! 

  1. Purchase Lakes Proud Raffle Drawing tickets at the door ($5 / 5, $10 / 10 or $20 / 20) and receive a list of the participating exhibitors. 
  2. Exhibitors will have their prizes (2- $50 value) and raffle ticket drop box at their booth. 
  3.  Check out all of the participating exhibitors and place your raffle tickets in the drop box for a chance to win. Make sure to include your contact information on your raffle ticket.
  4. Winners will be contacted the week of March 25.
  5. Winners will pick up their prize at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber (224 W. Washington Street, Brainerd).


$10,000 Home Remodel Raffle
Would you like to win a $10,000 home remodel? The winner will be able to choose which participating Home Remodel Raffle category and business for their $10,000 value home remodel project! Only attendees of the Brainerd Lakes Home Show & Expo will have the opportunity to participate in this exclusive $10,000 Home Remodel Raffle!  

  1. Purchase raffle tickets at the door ($10 / 1, $20 / 2 or $30 / 3). 
  2. Place your raffle ticket in the tumbler located in the lobby. Make sure to include your contact information.
  3. Winner will be contacted the week of March 25.
  4. The winner will be able to choose which participating business for their $10,000 Home Remodel


FOOD & BEVERAGE VENDORS

  • Benny's Hotdogs & Lemonade
    • Chicago style hot dogs
    • Lemonade
  • MMBA & Brainerd Lakes Chamber
    • Donuts
    • Pizza
    • Hot Dogs
    • Pizza
    • Pretzels
    • Chips
    • Nachos
    • Popcorn
    • Cookies
    • Candy Bars
    • Water, Pop, Coffee
  • Jack Pine Brewery
    • Beer
  • K&D Kettle Corn
    • Kettle Corn
    • Cotton Candy
  • Sage on Laurel
    • Pulled Pork
    • Macaroni & Cheese
    • Hot Caramel Apple
  • Vangstad Creamery
    • Ice Cream


PARTICIPATING EXHIBITORS

  • 3 Cheers Hospitality
  • ABC Seamless Lakes Area
  • Advantage Home Pros
  • Amazon Hub
  • Ameribuilt Buildings
  • American Door Works
  • Aquarius Home Services
  • Aspire Insurance Services
  • Associates in Eyecare
  • B-Dirt Construction
  • Bathtub Refinishing USA
  • Batteries Plus
  • BeMobile Verizon
  • Benny's Hotdogs & Lemonade
  • Bill's Gun Shop & Range
  • BLADE Coalition
  • Brainerd Area Youth for Christ
  • Brainerd Boulder Supply and Design
  • Brainerd Jaycees
  • Brainerd Public Schools
  • Brainerd Ski Loons
  • Brenny Family Funeral Chapel
  • Bridges of Hope & Common Goods
  • Bridges to Home Health Care Chartered
  • Camp Confidence Lions Club
  • Caribbean Beach Tanning Salon
  • Central Lakes Adventure School
  • Central Lakes College
  • Central MN Adult & Teen Challenge
  • Clearbrook Electric
  • CoMitted 365 Roofing & Exteriors
  • Confidence Learning Center
  • Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
  • Crow Wing County Fair Association
  • Crow Wing Power
  • Crow Wing Power Credit Union
  • Culligan Water Conditioning
  • Custom Boat Lift Vinyl
  • Cutco
  • DBS Residential Solutions
  • DeckTek LLC
  • Deerwood Bank
  • Ecowater Systems
  • Edward Jones - Shawna Knutson
  • EXP Realty
  • Explore Brainerd Lakes Welcome Center & Gift Shop
  • Exterior Pro
  • Fabricators Unlimited
  • Farmers & Merchants State Bank
  • Finken Aqua Systems
  • First Choice Builds
  • Five Star Home Improvements
  • Garage Door Store
  • Gerhard's Kitchen and Bath
  • Girl Scouts of MM and WI Lakes and Pines
  • Gracewin Cooperative
  • Grand Casino Mille Lacs
  • Hill's Detailing Center
  • Hubbard Radio & 2060 Digital
  • Huber Photography
  • HUG Hydronics
  • Independent Scentsy Consultant
  • Integrity Fence
  • Jack Pine Brewery
  • K&D Kettle Corn
  • Kinship Partners
  • Kruchten's Heating and Air Conditioning
  • LeafFilter Gutter Protection
  • Lake Country Seamless Gutters
  • Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Lakes Area Restorative Justice Project
  • Lakes Area Skatepark
  • Lakes Party and Bounce House
  • Lighthouse Beginnings
  • Lonesome Cottage Furniture Company
  • Members Cooperative Credit Union
  • Midwest Machinery Co
  • Mike's Tree Company
  • Minnesota Regenerative Institute
  • Minnesota Rusco
  • MN American Legion
  • Mona Valenty, Realtor - Edina Realty
  • Mounted Eagles
  • National Loon Center
  • Nelson Sanitation & Rental
  • Nick's Tree Service
  • Nordic Brick and Fireplace
  • Northern Lakes Assisted Living & Memory Care
  • Northern Lakes Cleaning
  • Northern Pacific Center
  • Northland Arboretum
  • Northland Buildings
  • Northland Companies Supply
  • Northland Drilling
  • Northland Insulation
  • Northland Sotheby's International Realty
  • North Country Plumbing & Heating
  • Norwex
  • Party Time Rental
  • Party World's Be Bold Balloons
  • Pella Windows & Doors
  • Penmac
  • Preferred Hearing Aid Center
  • Prestige Roofing
  • Prime Cleaning
  • Pure Air Wellness L.L.C. - ActivePure
  • Quality Equipment
  • R&J Broadcasting
  • Rainbow of Minnesota
  • Renewal by Andersen
  • Renner Roofing
  • Retirement Designs - Tara Hemsing Woitalla
  • RG Insurance
  • Ruttger's Bay Lake Resort
  • Sage on Laurel
  • Schmidt Roofing
  • Schroeder's Home Services
  • SCR - Northern
  • Setri Barrel Saunas
  • SERVPRO of Brainerd and Park Rapids
  • Shingle Revival / Roof Maxx
  • Sound Communications
  • Stage North Theatre
  • Supreme Lending - Benson Ringle
  • Superior Mechanical
  • Sunsetter Awnings & Rainy Day Gutters
  • Superior Sleep
  • Tastefully Simple by Amy
  • The Center
  • The Clinic for Medical Aesthetics
  • The Outreach Program of Brainerd Lakes
  • The Painted Turtle
  • The Pulse 104.3
  • The Smokestack BBQ Supply Store
  • Tri-County Foam Insulation
  • U.S. Army Recruiting
  • Unique Movers
  • Vangstad Creamery
  • Victim Services
  • W Gohman Construction
  • Weichert Realtor - Tower Properties
  • Window Galaxy of MN
  • Wings Airport Cafe
  • Wings Financial Credit Union
  • Whitebox Marketing
  • Wolf Pack Energy
  • Wood n Log Restoration and Maintenance, LLC
  • Your Home Improvement Co.
  • Zips Car Wash


EVENT COORDINATORS


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!


Pricing

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

Presenting Sponsor- SOLD

Exhibitor Lounge Sponsor- $1,500; Limited to 1

Children's Play Area Sponsor- SOLD

Platinum Sponsor- SOLD

Gold Sponsor- SOLD

Silver Sponsor- SOLD

Sponsor Opportunities are reserved for current members of the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association (MMBA) and Brainerd Lakes / Crosslake / Pequot Lakes Chamber. 

Register to be a Sponsor>

Download the Sales Sheet & Contract


MORE EXHIBITOR BOOTHS ARE AVAILABLE

  • 4 Regular Booths
  • 1 Oversized Booth












Register online to be an exhibitor>


ATTEND

$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 Live Entertainment!

Essentia Health Sports Center
502 Jackson Street
Brainerd, MN 56401 United States
Event Contact
Sue Galligan
(218) 822-7119
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Friday, March 22, 2024 12:00 PM - Saturday, March 23, 2024 5:00 PM (CDT)

Friday, March 22, 2024: 12PM- 7PM 
Saturday, March 23, 2023: 9AM- 5PM

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