The Ultimate Winnipeg Renovation Show Checklist

Jan 13, 2017
The 2017 Winnipeg Renovation Show has finally arrived! With real advice, real inspiration, and real experts, the Winnipeg Renovation Show is where the biggest names in the industry join forces with local experts to bring your home dreams to life, from now, Friday, January 13 at 12PM, right until closing at 6PM on Sunday, January 15.

With so much to see and do, make sure you have a game plan before you hit the RBC Convention Centre for the show. 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 Winnipeg Renovation Show. Read on!

Before you gather your paint samples, Pinterest boards and fabric swatches to bring to the show, be sure to have your Winnipeg Renovation Show tickets in hand. Pro tip: save yourself $3 (and some time!) by buying your tickets online, courtesy of All Canadian Renovations Ltd.

Now that you’re set, find your way to the RBC Convention Centre (375 York Avenue, Winnipeg MB). If you’re bringing your car and planning to do some shopping, parking is available at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg Parkade for $10-$18 per car, or you can park at any of the nearby outdoor and indoor lots, as well as on metered spots on the adjacent streets. Check out the RBC Convention Centre Parking Information for more details, including price points and directions.

You made it! Now that you’ve arrived, it’s time to take in all that #WRS17 has to offer. Don’t miss the talent and expert advice on The Lifestyle Stage, presented by Kitchen Craft Cabinetry and the Winnipeg Free Press, appliances provided by Midland Appliance World and flooring provided by Floor Country Canada. Get expert advice straight from the industry’s top home improvement experts, including HGTV Canada’s Rob Evans and Mia Parres from The Expandables and Home to Win, who will be taking the stage to offer easy advice and home inspiration.

And PSST! Get a chance to meet Rob and Mia after their presentations during their selfie sessions.

When: January 13-15, check out the full Lifestyle Stage Schedule
Where: The Lifestyle Stage presented by Kitchen Craft Cabinetry

Mia & Rob

If you’re looking for the latest in renovation trends, you’ve come to the right place. Renovation Runway presented by Home Decor and Renovations Magazine & KiSS 102.3, designed by Shauna Johnson Design Inc. and Dollhouse Design is the perfect stop to explore what’s new in renovation. Stroll through the different themes on the Renovation Runway and explore a showcase of our exhibitors that will be a perfect match for your next project!

Wish you could talk through your ideas with an expert? Sometimes a little direction is all you need to tackle that daunting home project. Whether you’re a renovation rookie or a pro with the hammer, bring your DIY dilemmas straight to Ask A Renovator presented by the Manitoba Home Builders Association for a free, 10 minute one-on-one consultation with local renovation experts and contractors of all kinds. Or, if you’re suffering from design paralysis, stop by The Design Studio presented by Style Manitoba, designed by Fenwick and Company Interior Design for a free consultation with decorator and designer industry pros. No appointment needed! In just 10 minutes, their expert advice will have you well on your way to creating your dream home.

Located: Ask a Renovator - Booth 213
Located: The Design Studio - Booth 771

Give Back
If the show has got you feeling inspired to take on a DIY project, stop by You’ve Got Mail, presented by Integrity Painting, for the chance to bring Winnipeg’s best style right into your home! Check out and bid on the masterpieces made out of plain mailboxes created by Winnipeg’s top style influencers and tastemakers. The best part? 100% of silent auction proceeds benefit Siloam Mission to provide opportunities for change for those affected by homelessness.

Located: In the concourse before you enter the show

Want to sit back, relax, and take it all in? Stop by the Floform Lounge presented by the Winnipeg Free Press, designed by 180 Design by Lisa, and furnished by Dufresne, where you can sip on your favourite cocktail while taking in cutting-edge and creative designs. You may even be inspired to stay for another round or two!

Now that you’ve had a chance to snap a selfie with Rob Evans and Mia Parres, learn the latest reno trends and scoped out all the latest in dreamy kitchen and bathroom finishes, be sure to share it all on your social media! Follow along and share on Instagram and Twitter with @HomeShowsMB and #WRS17.

Winnipeg Renovation Show Logo

JANUARY 13-15, 2017.