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Date posted: 01/25/2013

Visit the MATE Show & Home Health Expo!

Those staying in hotels in Billings MT without Valentine’s Day plans may want to check out the Annual Montana Agri-Trade Exposition (MATE) Mate Showhappening February 14-16. The show is the largest agricultural trade show event of the year in Montana. Every year, the show is held in conjunction with the Home & Health Expo.

MATE exhibits large machinery, seed and fertilizer companies for all of the farming enthusiasts of Montana. Cattlemen can also find handling equipment for their animals, and farmers can choose from a wide variety of cultivating and planting equipment such as tractors, rakes, beet diggers and much more. Outside the Expo Center there will be a bullpen preview of equipment available. There are over 5,000 booths inside the show, large outside booths, daily educational seminars and applicator certification. Farmers, ranchers and agribusiness people who are making buying decisions for the coming season cane come to the MATE Show to make informed decisions. You can also enter to win a John Deere X360 Riding Mower or a Cub Cadet 524WE in the raffle.

The Home and Health Expo features over 150 booths. You can get a blood screening and learn CPR. You can also learn healthy fitness and exercise habits while visiting healthy living exhibits. Home décor and design booths will also be on display. CPR classes will also be available on Saturday, February 16. The Home and Health Expo is a great event to visit towards fulfilling resolutions toward health for the New Year. 

You can print a ticket to get into the show here. Over 14,000 attendees come to over 125,000 square feet of exhibit space every year during this three-day event. If you are searching for hotels near Metrapark, the historic Dude Rancher Lodge is only two miles away. Visit their website here to book a room today and see the many amenities available to guests.

Event Details

Dates: February 14-16, 2013

Times: Thursday & Friday 10-6pm, Saturday 10-5pm

Location: MetraPark

308 6th Avenue North

Billings, Montana 59101

Admission: FREE

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