It’s Show Time

Jan 12, 2018, 15:07 PM
Your Project. Our Experts. Bring them together at the Calgary Renovation Show, returning to the BMO Centre today, and running through to Sunday, January 14, 2018. Don’t miss out on local experts and celebrity favourites including HGTV Canada’s Sarah Richardson and Sabrina Smelko on The Main Stage presented by Calgary Herald. Along with more than 200 trusted home improvement companies to choose from, the Calgary Renovation Show has everything you need to make your home goals happen.

With so much to see and do, make sure you have a game plan before you hit the BMO Centre. To help, we’ve created a must-see and do checklist of insider tips to help you make the most of your visit to the Calgary Renovation Show. Read on!


Before you head down to the BMO Centre at Stampede Park to dig right into the details of your home renovation project, be sure you have your Calgary Renovation Show tickets in hand. Save yourself $3 (and some time!) by buying your tickets online.

Now that you’re set, find your way to the BMO Centre at Stampede Park (#20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB). If you’re bringing your car and planning to do some shopping, parking at Stampede Park is $15.00 per car, or you can park at any auxiliary lots surrounding Stampede Park. Check out the Calgary Stampede Visitor Parking Map for more details. If you need more info on directions and the best spots to park, check out Information page

Sarah Richardson


You’ve made it! Now that you’ve arrived, it’s time to take in all that #CRS18 has to offer. Don’t miss the talent and expert advice on The Main Stage presented by Calgary Herald, located on the show floor in Hall E. Get home renovation advice straight from the industry’s top experts, including HGTV Canada’s Sarah Off the Grid star Sarah Richardson, HGTV Canada’s Save My Reno star Sabrina Smelko, and a line-up of local favourites, plus more than 200 exhibitors and features designed to help make your home goals happen.

And PSST! Get a chance to meet Sarah and Sabrina after their presentations during their selfie sessions immediately following their presentations.

When: January 12 - 14, check out the full Main Stage Schedule 

Must-See Presenters:
Sarah Richardson, HGTV Canada’s Sarah Off the Grid
Friday, January 12 at 7pm 
Saturday, January 13 at 1pm

Sabrina Smelko, HGTV Canada’s Save My Reno
Sunday, January 14 at 11am
Sunday, January 14 at 2pm

Where: The Main Stage presented by The Calgary Herald, located in Hall E.

Sabrina Smelko


Homeowners wondering whether to tackle their unfinished basement or their outdated kitchen won’t want to miss seasoned Calgary real estate expert Halyna Tataryn of The Tataryn Group on The Main Stage presented by Calgary Herald Saturday, Jan. 13 at 4pm. Halyna will be sharing the 10 Biggest Renovation Returns to improve the value of a home. With 20+ years of experience working in Calgary’s housing market, Halyna offers a deep understanding of which home upgrades are most worthwhile for homeowners looking to sell, and which updates could actually lower the value of a home. You don’t want to miss it!

When: January 13 at 4pm
Where: The Main Stage presented by Calgary Herald, located in Hall E.


Looking to spark renovation inspiration? Step inside the artfully designed and renovated 1,000 square foot Renovation Home by renowned interior designer Rosalyn Lazaruk of Wicket Blue Interiors. Built right inside the BMO Centre, each room of the Renovation Home showcases state-of-the-art fixtures and on-trend design features to inspire and impress.

Where: Booth 637, Hall E

Wicket Blue


Calgary’s own Sarah Beadle of Gioia Interiors knows that refreshing and renovating a space for the new year doesn't have to mean dropping big bucks. The DIY Living Space showcases how to revamp a small, multipurpose living and working space entirely with DIY projects and Rust-Oleum paints. Big change doesn’t always have to mean big bucks!

Where: Booth 931, Hall D


Now that you’ve had a chance to snap a selfie with Sarah and Sabrina, listened to Halyna’s renovation-saving advice and gleaned inspiration from the Renovation Home and DIY Living Space, be sure to share it all on your social media! Follow along and share on Instagram and Twitter with @YYCHomeShows and #CRS18!
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JANUARY 12-14, 2018.