The Southern Ideal Home Show returns to The Park Expo & Conference Center Sept. 8-10 with three days packed full of the best of the best in building, remodeling, decorating, landscaping and entertaining. From celebrity appearances to over 200 home vendors to a beer garden, there is something for everyone all under one roof. Even with design and home improvement apps and websites, nothing can replace experiencing awe-inspiring design ideas, expert advice and shopping in person
. Plan your visit with these must-experience activities.
Hear | HGTV’s Matt Muenster
: A farm boy from Wisconsin turned host of HGTV’s Bath Crashers
, Matt Muenster, brings his expertise to Charlotte, appearing all three days on the Fresh Ideas Stage, sponsored by The HomeMag. Matt incorporates earth-friendly elements into a home to take it from mundane to magnificent.
Taste | Chef Alyssa & Local Chefs
: Get a taste of how to make the food spread when entertaining at home – whether you’re hosting book club, a game watch, a casual gathering or holiday – look like a professional chef took over the kitchen. The Cooking Stage will be packed with amazing tips, food and recipes.
Smell | Outdoor Landscaping
: Meander through your dream backyard and immerse yourself into your favorite outdoor scents at the show entrance, featuring outdoor living and entertaining inspiration utilizing Pavestone brand pavers all designed by SiteOne Hardscape Center and The Outdoor Design.
Touch I Habitat ReStore Upcycle Challenge
: Habitat Charlotte ReStore is seeking creative participants for the show’s first-ever Upcycle Challenge. Head over to the Habitat ReStore at 1133 N. Wendover Rd. in Charlotte and purchase one of the bedside tables for $10.55 that have been set aside for the contest. Show off your imagination and creative skills to up-cycle the piece for a new look or purpose and bring it back to the ReStore; it will be displayed at the show and available for purchase at a ReStore. Get more details here
See | Hero Day
: To honor our heroes on the ground and in the classroom, free admission will be granted to active and retired military, police and fire personnel, as well as educators and school staff with a valid ID on Friday, Sept. 8. When you see a hero, extend a warm thank you!
Start plotting out your show strategy now. Buy tickets online to save $1
, check the stage schedules on our website ahead of time (we don’t want you to miss a celeb or presentation you are dying to see) and grab your comfortable shoes. We can’t wait to see you at the show!
THE PARK EXPO & CONFERENCE CENTER
SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2017.