The Downtown Raleigh Home Show, scheduled for February 12-14, 2021, has been canceled as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. During this time, we urge all in the community to follow guidelines from local public health officials. The wellbeing and safety of all attendees and exhibitors are our first priority in creating a dynamic marketplace. Be safe, and we look forward to seeing you at the Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show, April 9-11, 2021 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. 


Admission passes are valid for entry any one day of the show (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday).

Adults (Online) $9
Adults (Box Office) $12   
Children Ages 12 & Under FREE

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Special Admission Days (2022 info will be updated closer to the event)

Senior Day: Friday, January 24th, 2020. Tickets for Seniors 60+ are available for $6 online and at the box office with valid ID.

Hero Day: Friday, January 24th, 2020. We invite Active & Retired Military and First Responders to attend the show free of charge. Simply present valid ID at the box office. For your service and sacrifice, we thank you!

$5 After 5pm: Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th is $5 admission day after 5pm. Valid only at the Box Office after 5pm.

Teacher Day: Sunday, January 26th, 2020. Teachers will receive complimentary admission to the show with valid faculty ID at the box office on Sunday. For your service to our community, we thank you!

Trade Day: Sunday, January 26th, 2020. We are offering complimentary admission on Trade Day to those employed in a skilled trade, members of a trade organization, or students enrolled in a vocational school, with ID at the box office.

Will Call

Will Call is located on the mezzanine level of the Raleigh Convention Center, next to the box office in room 206 (Show Office).


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Show Location

Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

The show entrance is through the doors on the side of the Raleigh Convention Center facing Cabarrus Street. Wheelchair and stroller access: enter the doors facing Cabarrus Street nearest the intersection of Salisbury Street. Once inside, you can access an elevator that will take you to the Mezzanine level. Elevator access to the show floor is just past the ticket-takers on the right.

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Click here for information on parking. Paid parking for the Raleigh Convention Center is available at nearby downtown parking garages, as well as limited metered street parking. For information on accessibility of the Raleigh Convention Center, please click here.


Raleigh Marriott City Center (connected to the Raleigh Convention Center)
500 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

Sheraton (across the street from the Raleigh Convention Center)
421 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601