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Giveaway: Tickets to The Raleigh Home Show!

Posted September 3, 2015

Raleigh Home Show 2015

The Raleigh Home Show is coming to downtown's Raleigh Convention Center from September 11-13, 2015. Enter here on the blog to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to the event!

The Raleigh Home Show Details

The Raleigh Home Show returns to downtown’s Raleigh Convention Center for its fall edition September 11-13, 2015.

On opening day, all active and retired military receive complimentary admission with valid ID.

The show includes remodeling and home improvement ideas, celebrity guests, DIY and interactive seminars, the hottest new products and a towering tree house surrounded by gardens built right inside the building.

Celebrity guests include Kevin O’Connor of PBS’ This Old House and Leanne Lee, Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year also known as the “Diva of DIY”.

Kevin will share tried-and-true secrets from inside the many seasons of the original PBS series This Old House. As the show’s host, Kevin will bring Raleigh audiences the biggest and best projects and share never aired video and photos from the archives and his private collection. Kevin appears at the show on Friday and Saturday.

Leanne Lee, a blogger and expert in upcycling known as the Diva of DIY, won Marketplace Event’s nationwide search for Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year, and she’s been sharing creative and trendy ideas with their audiences ever since. Lee will share her ideas of upcycling not only to decorate our personal living spaces but to improve the environment on stage daily throughout the show.

An all new feature at the show is a towering treehouse built right inside the convention center. At the show, guests can escape into a custom treetop mini mansion designed and built by RB landscaping.

Other features include North Carolina’s own Go Girl Shoppe and her Drab to Fab projects – top thrift store finds transformed; an outdoor Autumn Oasis just in time for fall holidays and outdoor entertaining; local and regional experts with home improvement projects and hundreds of exhibitors with the latest home improvement products and services.

Free admission for military on September 11: The show celebrates local heroes on Friday, September 11 with Hero Day at the show – all active and retired military personnel get complimentary admission with valid ID (offer only for military with ID, and only on Friday).

Show Hours

Friday, September 11: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m

Saturday, September 12: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sunday, September 13: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children under 12. Advance tickets are available at

For more information, please visit

Ticket Giveaway

To enter the giveaway to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to The Raleigh Home Show, fill out the short form below AND leave a comment in the Comments section about the next home improvement or gardening project you are planning.

The winners will be chosen on September 7 at 1 pm and posted that afternoon here on the blog. Good luck!

You can find the Comments section by clicking the conversation bubble on the top right of this post. If you cannot see the form below on your mobile device, try entering on a PC. One entry per person.

Thanks to The Raleigh Home Show for donating the tickets for this giveaway.


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  • stefeneee Sep 4, 2016

    We need new furniture and gardening tips!! We want to build a vegetable and herb garden

  • dianadkc Sep 7, 2015

    making a work bench

  • bsjcna1 Sep 6, 2015

    we are redoing our kitchen and want to get some new ideas.

  • djandleanne Sep 5, 2015

    We are making a shabby chic sign for our fall garden this weekend. It's out of an old mailbox post. My husband and I would love to go and we could take our little ones for free entry! Our son LOVES HGTV right now so he would love this.

  • bstayton Sep 4, 2015

    would love to update our back deck.

  • unipride Sep 4, 2015

    Next project is hardwood floors on the first floor!

  • buffaloefarms Sep 4, 2015

    Getting ready to replace our deck.

  • lees351 Sep 4, 2015

    Looking to add sunroom

  • Sparkler789 Sep 4, 2015

    I'd love the chance to go! Thank you!

  • jbhounds Sep 4, 2015

    Need to get some ideas for a bath remodel