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The 35th Annual Fall Atlanta Home Show and Outdoor Living Expo Returns to the Cobb Galleria Centre September 2018

July 30, 2018

AHS Brett Tutor

Just in time for fall home improvement projects, the 35th Annual Fall Atlanta Home Show and Outdoor Living Expo will open its doors Friday-Sunday, Sept. 7-9 at the Cobb Galleria Centre.  Hundreds of exhibitors will showcase some of the newest and most innovative interior and exterior home improvement products and services, ranging from smart home technology to outdoor living spaces, and from roof to basement and all living spaces in between.  This year, the Show will be presented by Marketplace Events, the largest producer of business-to-consumer home shows in North America., #AtlantaHomeShow,

Brett Tutor, the new carpenter on TLC’s popular show, “Trading Spaces” will be the Show’s featured speaker.  He is the former host of the TV show, “New Home Source” and founder of the non-profit, Off the Grid International, which builds water and sanitation systems in remote areas of the world.  In addition to his TV and carpentry work, Tutor is a songwriter and guitar player who performs in an Austin, Texas-based band.  He will speak at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9.  Tutor will bring four of his custom-made American Flag cutting boards for attendees to bid on after each of his presentations.  He will personalize each board as requested by the winner, and the proceeds will be donated to Brookwood in Georgetown, a Texas-based non-profit that provides meaningful work to adults with functional disabilities.

A popular gathering spot will be the Backyard Beer Garden, where a team of outdoor living experts headed by Georgia Landscape will be on hand to discuss services and products ranging from grass to fire pits, flowers to water features, patios, walkways and much more.  Belinda Skelton host of “Atlanta Living” on News 95.5 FM and AM750, will broadcast live from the garden on Sunday, Sept. 9.  Red Hare Brewing Company of Marietta will offer beer tastings for attendees age 21 and older, and the $5 tasting donation will benefit HOPE Atlanta, the programs of Travelers Aid.

A roster of exciting and informative home improvement and landscape experts will appear all three Show days on the Reliable Heating & Air Home Show stage.  Walter Reeves, the Georgia Gardener, will kick-off the speakers at noon on Friday, Sept. 7, and will return Saturday morning, Sept. 8 to broadcast “The Lawn & Garden Show” live on News 95.5 FM and AM750, followed by a live broadcast of WSB’s “Home Fix-It Show” hosted by Dave Baker.  See for the complete speaker schedule.

The Fall Atlanta Home Show and Outdoor Living Expo offers improvement ideas for all home types and budgets.  Attendees can comparison shop for kitchens and baths, porches and decks, heating and electrical systems, doors and windows, pools and hot tubs, home décor and so much more all under one roof.  They can see products demonstrated, speak one-on-one with the experts and set up appointments.  Many exhibitors offer special discounts for Show attendees, too.

A favorite Home Show tradition is “Trade Day”, sponsored by PMCPros, where members of Atlanta’s housing industry (Realtors, contractors, interior designers, landscapers, etc.) can receive free admission to the Show on Friday, Sept. 7 simply by presenting their business card at the box office.  New this year is “Hero Day”, also planned for Friday, Sept. 7.  On that day only, active military personnel, veterans, police, fire and first responders are invited to attend the Fall Atlanta Home Show & Outdoor Living Expo free of charge as a thank-you for their service.  Heroes must present valid ID at the box office, and the free admission offer does not include family members.

Show hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9.  General Admission tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the Show’s entrance.  Attendees can save $2 per ticket by purchasing them in advance online at  Children age 12 and under and adults age 65 and older (with I.D.) are admitted free.  Members of the housing industry, as well as active military, veterans, fire, police and first responders with valid ID may receive a free ticket on Friday, Sept. 7.  On-site parking is available for $5, payable only by credit or debit card.  The Cobb Galleria Centre is located at Two Galleria Pkwy., Atlanta, Ga., 30339.

About Marketplace Events
Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products and services in dynamic face-to-face environments. The company produces 42 consumer home shows in the US, 16 in Canada, and eight holiday shows. The 66 combined events, in 32 markets, attract 20,000 exhibitors, 1.8 million attendees and another 3 million unique web visitors annually. From 14 offices, the 150-person staff produces some of the most successful and longest-running shows in North America, including market-leading shows in Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal—some of which have thrived in their markets for more than 75 years.

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