Trail Appliances Cooking Stage presented by Postmedia, Appliances Provided by Samsung, furnished by Urban Barn
Aspiring home cooks, turn up the heat and sharpen your knives - it’s your chance to get schooled by Calgary’s top chefs on the Trail Appliances Cooking Stage. See Calgary’s culinary legends and modern masters, including Chef Neil McCue from Whitehall, Chef Paul Rogalski from Rouge, and Chef Duncan Ly of Foreign Concept, plus lifestyle expert Janette Ewen, as they conduct in-depth demos featuring tried-and-true kitchen cheats, can’t-miss culinary trends, and entertaining expertise. Oh, and you might just be lucky enough to taste some of their creations!
Located in Archie Boyce Theatre
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Food Truck Eatery presented by YYC Food Trucks, CJAY92 & Funny 1060
Don’t forget to bring your appetite. Roll over to the south entrance of the BMO Centre and find your favourite YYC bites on wheels. Presented by YYC Food Trucks, the Food Truck Eatery brings you Calgary’s best grub to grab and go. Chow down on the best driving diners like Fiasco Gelato, Canadian Beaver Balls, The Dumpling Hero, Happy Fish Truck, Taiko Taco & Bangers Xpress. Your only challenge will be which one to try first!
Located in Hall A and outside of Hall B
Fall Flower Market presented by Amborella Floral Studio and KiSS 95.9
With autumn’s chill in the air, bring a little natural warmth and beauty into the home with a bouquet of seasonal blooms. Fill your space with the sweet scent of freshly cut blossoms styled by Amborella Floral Studio, or learn to make one of your very own! Sign up for a do-it-yourself floral arranging workshop and go from fall chill to flower power in no time flat.
Ask a Designer designed by Privé Design Group presented by CREB®Now
Sometimes a little direction is all you need. Gather your Pinterest dream boards, paint swatches, and floor plan and head straight to Ask A Designer for a free, one-on-one consultation with a local interior decorator. No appointment needed! In just 10 minutes, their expert advice will have you well on your way to creating your dream home.
Located in Hall A
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Living Design by Cory Christopher
Breathe new life into your space with inspiration from floral designer Cory Christopher. Part workshop, part boutique, and part creative studio, pop by for a consultation or take a terrarium planting workshop to flex your green thumb just in time for fall. A regular on Citytv’s Breakfast Television, Cory and his team will walk you through the ins-and-outs of creating your own plant masterpiece using unique succulents, plants, and check out the latest from his fall harvest collection of wreaths, garlands, a living wall and fall accents all while helping you unearth your inner creative artist.
#Shelfie presented by JACK FM
‘But first, let me take a shelfie.’ You heard us, we want to see your best shelfie – a styled shelf decor photo, that is! First step: grab your phone. Then, choose your favourite shelf display, styled by Calgary’s top designers and style influencers, located at our entrance and snap a picture of it for a chance to win $2,500 in gift cards from the shelfie participants. Finally, to enter simply upload your shelfie pic to your Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter account, and use the hashtag #ShowShelfie. Don’t have a phone? Enter with a ballot! Winners will be selected and contacted via phone or social media . Good luck and happy snapping!
(Image courtesy of Robert Sweep Home Furnishings)
m(ART)ket presented by XL 103
Dress up those naked walls with a stop at M(art)ket. Add that much-needed finishing touch to your space with one-of-a-kind pieces from this curated collection of canvases, prints, and photographs by local artists. With more than a dozen featured vendors, including LightMagic and Lynette Melnyk Contemporary Fine Art, you’re certain to say goodbye to your blank walls for good.
Located in Halls A+B
Friday, September 23
With age comes wisdom… and deals! On Friday, September 23 before 5pm, seniors can grab show tickets for just $7 online or at the box office. Don’t miss our exclusive Seniors Day map (available at each entrance), chock-full of great deals from exhibitors throughout the show.
Family Day presented by Co-op
Sunday, September 25
A day of fun for the whole family? Child’s play! Our very own Family Day is full of so many enticing kid-friendly activities, mom and dad might just want to join in. Kids of all ages can try their hand at take-home craft stations, or snap some photos in the photo booth from Carnival For Kids At Heart! Plus, little ones under the age of 12 get into the show for free.
Help Desk presented by 660 News
Get the most out of your visit with a trip to the Help Desk at the Hall B entrance where you’ll get insider tips from staff, there to help you navigate the show and point you in the right direction to tackle all your home improvement tasks. Whether you’re stuck with wall-to-wall carpeting or dreaming of blowing out that wall for an airy open-concept space, you’ll get all the assistance you need — after all, asking for help is the first step to success!