It is the policy of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services that all unvaccinated employees and visitors are required to wear masks inside N.C. State Fairgrounds buildings. If you are vaccinated, masks are not mandatory, but may be worn at your discretion.

September 17-19, 2021

North Carolina State Fairgrounds

Raleigh, NC

On Now!

The Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show Fall Edition runs September 17-19, 2021.

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36th Annual Show

A Raleigh tradition for almost 4 decades with 250 exhibitors and 17,000+ attendees each year.

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Ask the Experts Workshop

ask the experts

Sponsored by Mitchell Heating & Cooling, stop in and learn from home improvement experts with workshops on interior design, home heating and cooling advice, and more!

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Backyard Getaways

Outdoor Living Space

See an expansive outdoor living space built right inside the Fairgrounds by landscape and outdoor living designers, including Majestic Outdoors!

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Kids' DIY Projects


The Home Depot will be offering DIY projects in their booth for pint-sized aspiring DIY enthusiasts. Projects include all materials needed make and take your projects at home!

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Exhibitor List

Exhibitor List

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From the Blog

Flower Arrangement in Teal Vase

Bouquet All Day

We've got some tricks up our sleeves for creating fresh floral bouquets that we want to share with you!

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Artisan Quality Roofing

Meet Artisan Quality Roofing, an exhibitor of the Southern Ideal Home Show. Our fun interview will tell you everything you need to know about this innovative company.

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Outdoor patio

Top Five For The 2021 Show!

Check out our top 5 things to do at this fall's show. From backyard getaways to floral displays and DIY projects - there's something for everyone!

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