Conshohocken, PA – As a destination, The Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center at Oaks offers all of the convenience and none of the hassle, with sufficient parking, 240,000 square feet of uninterrupted space and close proximity to Philadelphia. Find pampered pups, star chefs and home renovators, your next (or first) tattoo, funky treasures and hoppy spirits this October through December at the EXPO Center:

Villain Arts will host the Philadelphia Tattoo and Hot Rod Convention, October 5-7, where you can see classic cars, listen to live music AND get inked by 300 of the world’s best tattoo artists.

The Eagle Arms Weapons Show, October 6-7 and December 15-16, showcases hunting rifles, military surplus, hunting knives and books, timed for the upcoming gaming seasons.

This year’s TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits, Oct. 12-14, showcases the finest delicacies. Say hello to Bethenny Frankel, Bravo star and creator of Skinnygirl Margarita and Skinnygirl Sangria, as well as an array of feature chefs.

Dream it…Build it…Love it! D & D Expositions’ Suburban Fall Home Show October 19-21 (and the Suburban Home & Garden Show, coming in February) are the area’s only home shows owned and operated by a local family. Find the latest home entertainment, renovation and design resources – all at great ‘show prices.’ Plus, Bravo’s Top Chef winner Kevin Sbraga and Tom Bury from Food Network’s Restaurant:Impossible will show off their expertise (Saturday and Sunday only).

Look chic at all your holiday soirees by sifting through the Boden Warehouse Sale, October 13, and Lily Pulitzer Warehouse Sale, November 30-December 1.

At the Sugarloaf Craft Festival, November 2-4, find more than 250 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography.

November 17th & 18th, the EXPO Center will be taken over by 2,000 top dogs of over 150 breeds! The Kennel Club of Philadelphia Dog Shows featuring The National Dog Show presented by Purina® offers a full slate of canine competitions, athletic dog exhibitions, plus family-friendly activities and hands-on fun. Saturday’s show is The National Dog Show, a Thanksgiving tradition telecast by NBC.

Holiday time is approaching. You’ll stay in good spirits at the Valley Forge Beer Festival, December 8.

The Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center at Oaks, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA, is just five minutes from the King of Prussia Mall off the Oaks exit of Route 422, 20 miles from Center City. Like us on Facebook and follow us at Twitter.com/GPECatOaks.