Aug 14, 2014

Bring on the stars! The Calgary and Vancouver Home + Design Shows are just around the corner, which means you’re even closer to meeting your favourite design, cooking and home improvement celebs. Aside from perusing through hundreds of booths from local vendors and big-name brands alike, you’ll also catch top talent that will bring you to your feet and leave you feeling inspired.

Without further ado, say hello to our celebrity line up!


We’re thrilled to announce the triumphant return of Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan, stars of Cottage Life TV’s Colin & Justin’s Cabin Pressure, after an achingly long absence. You can catch this dynamic duo detailing how to achieve a chic cottage look from cabin to condo. It’s an appearance that begs the question: will their famous kilted sartorial style make a return to the stage?

Calgary: Saturday, September 20 at 12PM and 6PM on the Trail Appliances Main Stage
Vancouver: Saturday, October 18 at 3PM and 7PM on the Metrie Main Stage


Who could forget Canada’s favourite handyman? Bryan Baeumler, contracting king and star of HGTV’s Leave it To Bryan, is back to offer his trustworthy and no-nonsense brand of renovation know-how. Pick up valuable tricks of the trade while scoring advice on how to avoid the pitfalls of home improvement.

Calgary: Friday, September 19 at 6PM and Saturday, September 20 at 2PM on the Trail Appliances Main Stage
Vancouver: Friday, October 17 at 7PM and Saturday, October 18 at 1PM on the Metrie Main Stage


Do you delight in delicious dishes? Then don’t miss Chef Corbin Tomaszeski as he does double-duty hosting and judging the Samsung Cooking Challenge: Tag Team Kitchen. Chef Corbin will select the winners, with the top home cook scoring $5,000 worth of Samsung Chef’s Collection appliances for their own kitchen.

Calgary: Saturday September 20 at 1PM for Samsung Cooking Challenge: Tag Team Kitchen and Sunday September 21 at 12PM on the Trail Appliances Cooking Stage
Vancouver: Friday, October 17 at 6PM and Saturday October 18 at 2PM for Samsung Cooking Challenge: Tag Team Kitchen on the Vancouver Magazine Cooking Stage

Are you as excited as we are?! Catch these celebrities and more top talent in Calgary and Vancouver this fall. For tickets to spot these celebs in Calgary, click here. To see them in Vancouver, click here