April 12-14, 2024

North Carolina State Fairgrounds

Raleigh, NC


Don't miss HGTV's Fixer to Fabulous, Dave and Jenny Marrs live on stage Friday and Saturday!

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Your Project Begins Here

The Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show (Spring Edition) runs April 12-14, 2024.

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Ideal Home Show

A Raleigh tradition with 150+ exhibitors and 14,000 attendees each year.

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Backyard Getaways


Stop by RB Landscaping, Standard Construction & Landscaping, and COVIS Raleigh's booths. Their outdoor experts will be able to give you ideas on how to create the backyard of your dreams!

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Food Truck & Fun

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Calling all foodies! Visit the Food Trucks & Fun Courtyard located between the Expo and Graham buildings on Friday & Saturday from 10AM-7PM and Sunday from 11AM-5PM for local eats.

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Fresh Ideas Stage

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Check out the Fresh Ideas Stage for advice from experts in interior design, gardening, home improvement and more!

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Interactive Exhibitor List

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10 Pet Safe Plants for the Plant Lover’s Home

There's no denying the mental and physical benefits of having pets and having houseplants. Make sure everyone can co-exist happily and peacefully by reading about pet-safe plants in our newest blog.

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Gardening Tips to Garden Don’ts - 10 Garden No No’s to Avoid this Spring

There are a lot of great beginner gardening tips out there, and advice may vary by region, but it might be easier to keep track of some garden don'ts, especially when you are getting started. Learn what you should do, and what's a garden no no so you can be on your way to having your own healthy garden in no time.

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Organizing and Decluttering the Garage or Attic

Spring cleaning season is fast approaching so if you're someone in need of some organizing and decluttering help - we suggest you start with the garage or attic. Check out some great tips specific to those parts of your home - and remember to look at our previous post for additional tips for the entire home. Happy purging!

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