MARCH 23-26, 2023 | International Centre, Mississauga
March 23-26, 2023
Get ready for cottage season with us at the 28th Spring Cottage Life Show! Meet exhibitors showing docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and more.
It’s our 28th annual kick-off to summertime fun and we can’t wait to see you at our cottage!
Find our 2022 exhibitor list and show map here.
2022 Show Features and Events
Cottage Workshop Sponsored by The Cottage Workshop, sponsored by Home Hardware, is a live building project that happens all three days of the show. Stop by with questions about your latest building project or any other DIY projects you’re dreaming of. This year, veteran Cottage Life carpenter extraordinaire Wayne Lennox and build partner Brian Halbot…
Main Stage Sponsored by Find best-in-class expertise, advice, and ideas on cottage ownership, buying and selling, renovations and DIY tips, tasty recipes and the latest in cottage design trends. Our experts will help you get the most out of your cottage life. The Main Stage is sponsored by Beaver Homes and Cottages.
Cottage Life Booth Celebrate Cottage Life magazine’s 35th anniversary with us and take a trip down memory lane. Our editorial team will be there to answer all your burning cottage questions and you can also check out some Behind The Scenes footage from the new season of Life Below Zero Canada as you give us…
Great Outdoors Sponsored by Get up close with a variety of reptiles from all over cottage country with Scales Nature Park. Learn about the rehabilitation efforts of some organizations and find out how to distinguish between Ontario’s semi-aquatic species.
Dock Party The Dock Party is the social hub of the show, proudly serving Muskoka Brewery craft beer, Dixon’s spirits, Founders Originals, Walter Caesar and more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a few beverages while supporting a great cause. Drink tickets are sold to benefit the Cottage Dreams Cancer Recovery Initiative. This charity, based in…
Amazing Small Spaces Need some extra room at your cottage? A place to escape the crowds, house guests, or for your growing family? Then come tour the latest in small space designs and meet the cottage builders who’ll help you plan your project.
General Store Join us in the General Store where you’ll find handcrafters, designers and artisans who produce everything from ironwork, art, and decor to handmade food and amazing gifts for any cottager. Celebrating true makers in cottage country, the General Store is where you can find the perfect one-of-a-kind gift.
Cottage Kitchen Sponsored by The Cottage Kitchen brings you tasty outdoor entertaining ideas with ongoing cooking demonstrations. With chefs featured in our magazine and on Cottage Life TV, be sure to stop by and get inspired with some delicious cottage-friendly recipes. The Cottage Kitchen is sponsored by Aviva.
We can’t wait to see you!
Show Dates & Hours
Thursday, March 23: 12pm – 7pm
Friday, March 24: 10am – 7pm
Saturday, March 25: 9am – 7pm
Sunday, March 26: 10am – 5pm
A limited number of wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first served basis at the entrance upon request. See the ticket takers for assistance.
The International Centre is wheelchair accessible at entrance and restrooms.
You can park in one of 5,000 free parking spaces!
The Malton GO Station is located adjacent to the International Centre across the railway tracks. Please use the tunnel walkway between the Malton GO Station and the International Centre.
Please visit the GO Transit website for more information.
We love cottage dogs, but kindly ask that you leave your dog at home. This includes purse-sized pooches. Service animals welcome.
Find the show map here.
Ticket holders acknowledge and consent that your likeness may be captured in photo or video materials and published by media and/or the Cottage Life Show. Photographs and video may be used in all forms of communication, including but not limited to publicity, broadcast, newspaper, and digital properties without compensation to ticket holders.
Please note that while Blue Ant Media, Cottage Life Show and the International Center continue to adhere to health and safety guidelines to keep you safe, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By being in public spaces like Cottage Life Show and International Center, you voluntarily assume the risks related to exposure.