FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What dates are the next Bay of Plenty Home Show?
29th, 30th & 31st October 2021.
What happened to the 2020 show?
Due to the restrictions on public events as a result of the CORVID-19 outbreak, the Bay of Plenty's sister show, the Tauranga Home Show, was unable to take place in May 2020 and will be held in the October timeslot normally reserved for the Bay of Plenty Home Show.
To read the full rescheduling announcement, please click here.
When do the doors open and close?
The doors open to the public at 10am, and close at 5pm on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, the hours are 10am until 4pm.
Where is the Bay of Plenty Home Show held?
Trustpower Arena Baypark - 81 Truman Lane in Tauranga. If you need help finding it, click here.
How much are tickets to the Bay of Plenty Home Show?
Tickets are $10 for adults, and children 13 years and under are free. Get a special deal on Friday with adult tickets at just $5!
Where can I buy tickets?
Tickets are sold at the door on the day - cash and Eftpos are accepted - sorry, no credit. You can also prepurchase your tickets online here.
Is there an extra cost to attend the live cooking shows?
No! Unlike other shows, attendance to the live cooking theatre is included in your entry ticket.
If I want to leave and come back, do I have to pay again?
You can enter and leave the show as many times as you like on the day you purchased your ticket. Ask at the exit for a pass-out stamp as proof of purchase.
Where do I park?
We have plenty of parking attendants on hand to show you where to go. Parking is totally free!
Are there ATM facilities available?
Most exhibitors do have eftpos facilities at their stands. If you need to get cash out, this can be arranged at the Trustpower Arena Baypark reception in the foyer.
Is there internet or Wi-Fi available?
There is public wifi available at the venue. It's totally free, and you don't need a password to access it.
Are there cloakroom or property check facilities available?
There are no cloakroom or property check facilities onsite. If you've bought something big, come and ask at the Info Desk - we may be able to help you out with storage! This includes wheelchairs or prams.
Are there wheelchairs available?
Yes! Ask at the Info Desk. Numbers are limited, so book yours in advance by contacting Bay Events on 07 576 0513.
When is the busiest time?
It's definitely very busy in the mornings - if you want to avoid the crowds, it's recommended that you come in the afternoon. We encourage people to visit on Sunday when it is quieter.
Who organises this show?
The Bay of Plenty Home Show is organised by Bay Events Ltd. You can visit their website here.
I'm interested in exhibiting. Who can I talk to?
Contact Greg or Richard at Bay Events on or call 07 576 0513.