2017 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!

2017 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 
Pavestone  Charlotte Grill Company Logo

2017 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. This space is sponsored by SiteOne and installed by The Outdoor Design. 

Site One     The Outdoor Design

Blue Blze Logo 

2017 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 check out the up-cycle challenge pieces...check out the details here. All sales proceeds are used to build affordable Habitat for Humanity homes for qualified low-income families. 

Habitat Restore Logo

2017 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 out who will be serving awesome food for you:
                  Ruthie's of Charlotte
What The Fries                Two Chicks and a Truck   
Spice Wagon                   100 Main Beef & BBQ

2017 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!