Fresh Ideas Design Stage
Our Fresh Ideas 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! Visit our Speakers & Celebrities page to see what's in store this fall at the Downtown Raleigh Home Show.
The Recipe Cooking Stage
Calling all foodies! The kitchen is the always busiest room under the roof, and that's sure to be case at the Downtown Raleigh Home Show with the return of The Recipe Cooking Stage presented by The News & Observer & built by Kitchen Recreations. The Triangle's favorite chefs take the stage daily for cooking demos, where the audience is encouraged to interact with Q and A. The best part? Samples.
ASK A DESIGNER
Stuck in a design rut? In the middle of a room makeover and not sure how to proceed? Ask a designer at our show!
Rhonda Benvie of Help Me Rhonda Interiors and Open Door Furniture & Accents is coming to the rescue in our Ask A Designer segments on the Fresh Ideas Design Stage all three days. Bring your questions, swatches, and photos for immediate help from an expert!
Check the Stage Schedules page for times each day!
Stop by our Designer Tablescapes Display in the show lobby to check out our four festively decorated tables! Tables provided by Created Hardwood. Table design by Awesome Abode. Vote for your favorite and enter to win a Samsung 49" television furnished by Inspirations Home Décor & More and Awesome Abode as well as a beautiful handmade cutting board by Created Hardwood.
Visit our show lobby, entrance, and exit for the latest designer inspiration from three local interior decor and furniture companies!
- Help Me Rhonda and Open Door Furniture & Accents: Designer Showroom
- Kamiya Furniture Gallery: Designer Showroom
- CORT Furniture Clearance Center: Designer Showroom
- Awesome Abode: Tablescape Design, Box Office Decor
- Atlantic Gardening Center: Entrance Landscape Decor
KOHLER BOLD EXPERIENCE
Explore the Kohler Bold Experience Tour and see how functionality and beauty can be combined in your bath with the latest in showerheads, toilets, and more!
Stop by The Marketplace in the 100 aisle to shop for home design, decor & accessories that support local businesses!
Peachy Keen Boutique
Sculpture by Dan Murphy
Lularoe at Tupelo Honey Boutique
Savory Sweet Adventures
Good Grace's Dog Treats
And many more!
The Resting Round Bar + Lounge
The Resting Round is a comfortable lounge on our show floor designed for our guests to sit, relax, enjoy refreshments, and take in the show. Furniture and decor is provided by CORT Furniture Clearance Center.
Luxury Living Scapes, Inc., a returning Feature Sponsor of the Downtown Raleigh Home Show, has built their brand and reputation over the last 11 years making them one of Raleigh’s premier landscapers. Come in, sit down, and relax in their Outdoor Oasis on the 1200 aisle of the show!
RB Landscaping returns to the Downtown Raleigh Home Show as a Feature Sponsor, showcasing a Deck, Outdoor Kitchen, Fireplace, Patio, Water Feature, Lots of Plants, Pergola, and always a new unique feature. You can find them in aisle 100 of the show!
Friday, September 15th, 2017, is Hero Day! We invite Active & Retired Military, First Responders, and Teachers to attend the show free of charge. Simply present valid ID at the box office. For your service and sacrifice, we thank you. Please note, this offer is valid on Friday only and does not extend to family members.