We regret the Home Show had to be cancelled this weekend per the Governor’s order during this pandemic. We will be assessing the possibility of a new date to reschedule and will make an announcement soon.
We thank you for your support.


The Lima Noon Optimist Home and Business Expo is the fundraiser for wisteria-cottage-1220001this service organization. The proceeds from the show support numerous Lima area youth activities. The show is held annually the 2nd weekend in March at the Allen County Fairgrounds.  Various home improvement products and services, ranging from windows and doors to new painting and concrete techniques, and from landscaping ideas to hot tubs and spas are showcased. Each year there are over 160 booths featuring more than 100 vendors. Be sure to visit the Food Booth; bring your hungry family to enjoy sandwiches, cakes, pies, beverages and other snacks! nightime-patio-1419782

The show times are:

  •  Friday, March 13, 2020 Hours: 5-9pm
  •  Saturday, March 14, 2020 Hours: 12-8pm
  •  Sunday, March 15, 2020 Hours: 12-5pm

We have a lot of new, fun things going on this year! The first 2,000 people who come through the Home & Garden Expo this year will have the chance to win big money as we award $10,000 to the first adult to  crack the code on our prize vault. Try your luck and you may be the big winner! We will also be giving away prizes every hour all weekend long.

Northwest Ohio’s most beautiful and exciting cars will be on display at the Classic Car Show in Building 4. These truly unique cars are a must-see for the whole family.

Also this year, we have a direct sales area where you can purchase products from our vendors.

If you are interested in participating as a vendor, get your booth space early for a substantial discount. Susan Fantz at 419-230-0847
or homeshow@limaoptimist.com.

Be sure to follow the Home and Business Expo on Facebook.   

Enjoy these photos from the 2018 Home and Business Expo.