The Southern Ideal Home Show Announces Fall Show Featuring Love It or List It’s Hilary Farr

RALEIGH, N.C. – (July 22, 2015)The Southern Ideal Home Show, the Triangle’s largest home and garden event, is gearing up for its fall show Sept. 25-27 in Raleigh. The three-day showcase will be held at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds and will feature more than 300 top area professionals in home and garden.

Headlining this year’s show is celebrity guest Hilary Farr, International Interior Designer and co-host of HGTV’s Love it or List It. Love It or List It features Farr and real estate agent David Visentin as they compete for the affections of fed-up homeowners looking to either renovate or sell, and is currently filming in the Raleigh area. Farr renovates the couples’ current home while Visentin attempts to convince them selling is the better option. Farr will share her design expertise, tips and tricks at two Question and Answer sessions on Saturday, Sept. 26 at noon and 3:30 p.m.

Guests are encouraged to come with their to-do lists as this year’s show will feature more ideas and solutions than ever before. The show will spotlight what’s trending in building and home improvement, living green, kitchen and bath, outdo or living, interior decorating and more. The Home Show will also showcase the second annual Brews & Bites, where guests will enjoy locally-crafted beers with savory foods created by top chefs and businesses in the Triangle. Get a head start on your fall projects by registering online at for a chance to win a $1,000 Shopping Spree Gift Certificate to shop at the show

Tickets are available online and at the door for $9, and children under 15 are free with a paying adult. Advance discount tickets will be available beginning Aug. 24 at Walgreen’s locations throughout the Triangle for a cost of $7. Friday is 55+ Day (tickets are $7 for anyone 55 and older) and Hero Day (free admission for those with active and valid military, police, fire or EMT identification). Parking is available and free of cost.

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Southern Shows Inc. has produced high-quality consumer shows for more than 50 years. Family-owned and operated, Charlotte-based Southern Shows currently produces 17 separate events with a combined audited attendance of more than 600,000. For more information about attending or exhibiting at Southern Shows Inc. events in other markets, or call 800-849-0248.