Welcome to the Winnipeg Renovation Show!

As the weather grows cold, winter is the perfect time to tackle those at-home projects and refreshers before the arrival of spring. Now more than ever, our homes need to adapt to our ever-changing lifestyles without breaking the bank. With real advice, real inspiration, and real experts, we’ve handpicked the industry’s best, from top celebrity guests and homegrown Winnipeg talent alike.

This year, we’re thrilled to welcome back HGTV Canada’s Bryan Baeumler of Bryan Inc. to The Lifestyle Stage presented by Kitchen Craft Cabinetry and the Winnipeg Free Press, where he will make his return to the Winnipeg Renovation Show and offer up advice, insight, and behind-the-scenes tales of renovating homes with his wife Sarah all while maintaining a busy family life with four kids. Plus, don’t miss a slew of Winnipeg’s very own top designers and renovation experts including local designer Kelsey Kosman of Dollhouse Design and Winnipeg’s leading renovation experts from All Canadian Renovations Ltd. Back for the second year on The Lifestyle Stage, Winnipeg’s favourite chefs and culinary pros, including Tony De Luca of De Luca’s, will lead live cooking demos and share their expert know-how.

For the first time this year, you can bring Winnipeg’s best style off the streets and into your home. The Great Crate Challenge tasks Winnipeg’s top local influencers to reimagine two, simple crates, into original home decor masterpieces. The best part? Each influencer will give away their creation to a lucky winner at the end of the show.

From there, shop and consult more than 200 trusted brands and local companies, all under one roof. Don’t miss the popular Ask a Renovator booth presented by The Manitoba Home Builder’s Association and Home Decor and Renovations Magazine or The Design Studio presented by Style Manitoba and sponsored by Cloverdale Paint where you’ll have the chance to snag a free, one-on-one consultation with a local renovation or design expert. Gather your Pinterest dream boards, paint swatches, and floor plan, and come with an open mind to get the best tips for your time.

Your Project. Our Experts. Bring them together at the Winnipeg Renovation Show, January 12-14, 2018 at the RBC Convention Centre. Buy tickets online and save $3 courtesy of All Canadian Renovations Ltd. at www.winnipegrenovationshow.com. Satisfaction guaranteed - or the price of admission is on us!

We can’t wait to see you there.

Jenn Tait, Show Manager

Top Features

THE LIFESTYLE STAGE presented by Kitchen Craft Cabinetry and the Winnipeg Free Press, Appliances provided by Midland Appliance World
Expert advice for every home! Get it straight from the source on The Lifestyle Stage, where HGTV Canada star Bryan Baeumler and local pros alike will present their tips and tricks to get those stalled projects and stalled imaginations moving. Don't miss appearances by Winnipeg's top chefs, who will cook up their favourite dishes and spill their home chef secrets in front of a live audience. It's one part home improvement, one part entertaining, all parts inspiring — the perfect recipe for living well.  

ASK A RENOVATOR presented by the Manitoba Home Builder's Association and Home Décor and Renovations Magazine
Aspiring renovators, rejoice: direct access to the city’s top home improvement experts is at your fingertips at this year’s renovation show! Grab your demo plans and blueprints, and drop in for a free consultation at Ask a Renovator. All it takes is 15 minutes - the ideal amount of time to avert disaster and to start making your dream home come true.

THE LOUNGE designed by Premier Companies
Chill out and treat your taste buds with a stop at the stylish Lounge, where you can sip your favourite cocktail while taking in a cutting-edge, creative presentation on The Lifestyle Stage. Designed by Premier Companies, all you need to do is sit back and relax with drink in hand — you may even be inspired to stay for another round or two!

THE DESIGN STUDIO presented by Style Manitoba, designed by Adorn Interiors, sponsored by Cloverdale Paint
Do you suffer from style paralysis? Are you stumped on how to turn your house into a home? The experts will see you now! Swing by for a free 15-minute consultation at The Design Studio, where decorator and designer industry pros will help you nail down your design style, craft a home makeover plan, and offer tried-and-true design advice. 

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 8 featured vendors, including Justine Barry Art, Wendy Kroeker Art, Colleen Watchorn Art,  Art with Arlene, Dennis Fast Photography,  A. Dawn Gallery, Hans Arnold Photography, Marilyn McNish, you’re certain to say goodbye to your blank walls for good.

DOUBLE TAKE designed by Dollhouse Design
Not sure when to splurge and when to pinch your pennies when it comes to your home design and décor? Take insider cues from Winnipeg's own Dollhouse Design and discover how to recreate high-end looks without breaking the bank. Walk through this feature for a lesson in economics and explore different spaces brought to life with two different budgets. Can you tell the difference?  

You’ve never seen a crate look so great. Five of Winnipeg's most stylish bloggers will get creative - or should we say, crate-ive (see what we did there?) - by reimagining the humble wooden crate into a beautifully versatile piece of storage or home décor. From shelving to stash books, to a rustic spot for cozy blankets, or even flipped over to become a quaint perch, The Great Crate Challenge proves that the possibilities are endless. Stop by to pick your favourite entry and learn more about your chance to win, as each crate creator will be giving away their piece to a lucky winner through their social feeds!

DREAM PLAYHOUSE designed by IDESIGN – interiors by Kristin, in support of Habitat for Humanity
Get ready, you may find yourself playing in the backyard with your little ones a lot more often after you’ve perused the Dream Playhouse. Built for play, you won’t want to miss this incredible creation with awe-inspiring details. Even better, place your bid for the chance to take this playhouse home! This masterpiece will be auctioned off with proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity Manitoba.

Meet The Experts

Bryan Baeumler

Bryan doesn’t believe he’s put in an honest day’s work unless he gets his hands dirty. A natural-born teacher, the Gemini-award winning host has been educating and entertaining viewers across Canada and the US since 2007 on the hit shows Disaster DIY, Canada’s Handyman Challenge, Leave it to Bryan and House of Bryan. Bryan’s quick wit and easygoing personality have made him a huge hit with viewers on all of his home renovation shows.  

A few kids and number of hit TV shows later, Bryan continues to tackle home renovation projects, be the spokesperson for numerous products and expand his growing businesses to include Baeumler Approved and Baeumler Custom Cabinetry. With the highly-anticipated season two of Bryan Inc. set to premiere on January 15, 2018, viewers will be able to continue following Bryan and his wife Sarah's journey as the flip two investment properties while balancing their busy home lives together.

See Bryan on the Lifestyle Stage Friday, January 12 at 6PM and Saturday, January 13 at 1:30PM

Presenting: Taking the frustration out of your renovation

Kelsey Kosman

Kelsey Kosman, Interior Design Consultant and owner of Dollhouse Design, specializes in simplifying the design process. She believes that a home can not only be beautiful, but also functional, and practical for every family and every budget.

Winnipeg Housing Market Facts

Facts sourced from the Manitoba Home Builders Association (2015).

1. 58% of all Winnipeg residents surveyed indicate that they have a renovation

project planned for the coming year. This is the highest percentage of any city

in Canada, tied with St. John’s Newfoundland.

2. Manitoba is the only province where every year for the past 12 years, more

money has been spent on renovations than new home construction.

3. Winnipeg has the third-oldest housing stock in Canada, behind only Halifax

and Montreal. Both of those cities were founded several hundred years before Winnipeg.

4. In Winnipeg, there are 9,100 jobs tied to renovation and repair – one of the

largest employers in the region. That figure increases to 14,900 for Manitoba.

5. In Winnipeg, $470 million in annual wages are resultant from the renovation

industry. That figure increases to $770 million for Manitoba.

The Vitals

What: Winnipeg Renovation Show

Where: RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3


Friday, January 12th Noon – 9:00PM
Saturday, January 13th 10:00AM – 9:00PM
Sunday, January 14th 10:00AM – 6:00PM


Buy your tickets online and save $3 at www.winnipeghomeshows.com courtesy of All Canadian Renovations

Adult Box Office, $12
Senior (60+) Box Office, $9
Seniors (Friday before 5pm), $5
Children 12 & under, FREE


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