Welcome to the Calgary Renovation Show: An Insider Look

Jan 13, 2020, 21:30 PM

As you ramp up and get excited to visit the Show and explore hundreds of exhibitors, we are here to give you everything you need to know to make the most of your experience! The Calgary Renovation Show at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park is happening from Friday, January 17 at 12:00pm to Sunday, January 19 at 6:00pm - be there, or you’ll be missing out!

Getting There

Find your way to the BMO Centre at Stampede Park (20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB). If you’re bringing your car to pile in all the goodies you’ll find at the Show, you can park at Stampede Park for $15 per car (payable by cash, credit, or debit), or find a spot to park at any auxiliary lot surrounding Stampede Park. Check out the Calgary Stampede Visitor Parking Map for more details. For more info on directions and the best spots to park, check out https://calgaryrenovationshow.com/information.

Check out the Main Stage, designed by Jamie Banfield Design

You won’t want to miss this year’s amazing presenters! Find the full Main Stage schedule right here, and plan out how you’ll fit in all of your favourites. Are you looking to spruce up your kitchen this season? Jamie Banfield has you covered with two different presentations all about how to achieve the designer kitchen you’ve always dreamed of, and kitchen hacks you’ve never heard before! Plus, enjoy informed presentations for each of our theme days from Two Queens Home, Woolrich Group Designed Renovations, and Green Calgary.

Everything from the presentation schedule to the exhibitor map can be found on the Calgary Renovation Show website. Don’t miss out on Main Stage guests and be sure to check out our many exciting show features.

3 Unique Theme Days

We can’t wait for you to see what’s in store for this year’s three different theme days.

  • On the opening day of the Calgary Renovation Show, find top tips and inspiration for "do-it-yourself" projects that will take your home to the next level.
  • On Saturday, January 18, find tips and tricks for everything Reno + Decor.
  • On our final day of the Calgary Renovation Show, find out how you can be more energy-savvy at home at Sustainability + Energy Conservation day.

Plus, check out top features Upcycle DIY, Inspiration: Reno + Décor, and Sustainable Solutions for design tips and inspiration from Two Queens Home, ANA Interiors, and Green Calgary!

In addition, this year we are honouring many amazing Calgarians by offering free admission to heroes, teachers, and trade workers. On Friday, January 17, all active or retired military and first responders are welcomed to the Show with valid ID presented at the box office. On Saturday, January 18, we invite all teachers to enjoy free admission to the Show by providing ID. On Sunday, January 19, all students actively studying trades or any trade professionals working in the home building and renovating industries will be celebrated with free admission by providing valid student ID, business card or employee ID at the box office.




Your Time at the Show

Be prepared to take your time enjoying the Show! You won’t want to miss out on all of the amazing vendors and presentations - we promise. Take a minute to sit back at some point in your visit and head to The Lounge, designed by Hella Design Studio. There you will find tasty snacks and enjoy a glass of wine in the beautifully designed space, perfect for recharging between your favourite booths. Once you’re ready to hit the Show floor, stop by for a 15-minute DIY Demo presented by SAIT. You’ll learn from some of Alberta’s best in the business and walk away with easy how-to fixes for your next renovation project.

Have you signed up for one of two hands-on workshops? Make your own ‘home’ sign with desire2inspire Designs on Friday evening, or make your own witty welcome mat with Make It Night on Saturday. All the details to get involved can be found here! Almost all vendors will be accepting all forms of payment - cash, card, apple watch! Or come armed with cash if you prefer. Get ready to shop and learn about the hottest trends to incorporate in your home this season!

We can’t wait to see you there!

Don’t have your tickets yet? Save $2 by purchasing your tickets online prior to the show. We want to know about your experience at the Show and what you think of all the amazing exhibitors, features, and presentations - share your best photos and videos of all your adventures throughout the Show! Be sure to tag us on Twitter and Instagram at @yychomeshows and don’t forget to use the hashtag #CRS20!