Cooking Stage

Cooking Stage  
Calling all Foodies! The kitchen is always the busiest room under the roof and that will definitely hold true at the Southern Ideal Home Show. Hosted by Chef Alyssa's Kitchen, the stage will be packed with some of the Charlotte area's most well known chefs. Check out the Cooking Stage Schedule!  

Chef Alyssa's Kitchen Logo


StageOur Fresh Ideas Stage features presentations from your favorite home improvement and design experts including celebrities from hit design shows, the latest home technology and automation pros, and gardening mavens! The stage is sponsored by The HomeMag. Check out the Fresh Ideas Stage Schedule!

Outdoor Living Feature

Outdoor Living Hardscape

The Show Entrance feature will be an array of outdoor living and entertaining designs by The Outdoor Design utilizing Pavestone brand pavers to install their visions. The Show Entrance is sponsored by Site One Hardscape Center - Charlotte.  
Site One  The Outdoor Design 

Beer Garden

Beer being poured into mugIncluded with your admission will be complimentary sampling of brews from local craft brewers. Remember to bring your ID and your taste buds. 

Habitat for Humanity Relaxation Lounge

Lounge Charlotte's four convenient ReStore locations, will work to create a Consumer Lounge from up-cycled inventory in their local stores. This will be a location for you to stop, take a break from walking the show and purchase an up-cycled piece. All sales proceeds are used to build affordable Habitat for Humanity homes for qualified low-income families. 

Food Truck Round Up

Three food trucksFabulous local eats on wheels all three days of the show parked out front and ready to serve. Check back to see if and when your favorite local truck will be parked at the show.

Hero Day

2017Hero DayPay honor and tribute to all our heroes on Hero Day, Friday, September 8th, all active and retired military, police and fire personnel receive complimentary admission by presenting your active ID card to the box office to receive one free show admission.


TeacherWe are thanking teachers for all they do for our kids and community. On Friday, September 8th, educators and staff who present a valid school ID at the Box office get free admission. All day!