FRESH IDEAS DESIGN STAGE
Our Fresh Ideas Design Stage features presentations from your favorite home improvement and design experts including celebrities from hit design shows, the hottest DIY blogs, and local home and garden pros!
Check out our lineup of speakers and celebrities.
Make It, Take It Workshops
Get your hands dirty this year with our free hands-on workshops. Learn directly from the experts, test new products and take home your own creation in this interactive DIY feature.
A schedule of our Make It, Take It Workshops will be posted closer to the show.
Furniture Flip Auction
Local artists have upcycled some fabulous furniture finds from Habitat for Humanity ReStores. They will be on display for attendees to bid on and all proceeds will benefit our local Habitat for Humanity of Wake County.
Check back for more details closer to the show!
OUTDOOR LIVING DESIGN
The Southern Ideal Home Show is the place to see an expansive outdoor living space built right inside the Fairgrounds by landscape and outdoor living designers, Standard Construction & Landscaping.
Touch of Home Market
It’s a shopping destination within our show for the touches that make a house feel like a home: local art, handmade items, home décor, pet products, gourmet gifts, and more. Located in the Exposition Center.
TheHomeMag is delighted to sponsor the Ask TheHomeMag Aisle at the show. Their exclusive aisle will feature professionals who can assist you with every aspect of your home improvement project, whether it’s a kitchen, bathroom or whole-house remodel. We will even have experts on the aisle to assist with HVAC, garage doors and storage, window cleaning, deck restoration, solar energy, clean water, gutters, and so much more! Look out for the red carpet aisle in the Jim Graham Building.
Hero Day is Friday, September 21. All active military personnel, veterans. fire, police & first responders receive free admission with a valid ID at the box office.
Teacher Day is Sunday, September 23. We invite educators to attend the show free of charge with valid faculty ID at the box office.