Jan 6, 2015

The NOLA Home Show comes to New Orleans for the very first time at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, January 16-18, 2015. This exciting home and garden event offers a multitude of local experts for any project, including home improvement, lawn and garden, home decor, beautification, and more! To break down some of the enticing highlights of the show, we made a list of the top five things you absolutely cannot miss. Check out our picks below!

1. Ty Pennington - Home improvement guru Ty Pennington will be on stage Saturday, January 17, ONLY to share his experiences, expert tips, and behind-the-scenes stories from hosting ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

2. John Gidding - HGTV's Curb Appeal star John Gidding appears on Friday, January 16, and Saturday, January 17, to inspire you to turn your design dreams into reality. Don't miss his unique ideas for fantastic curb appeal and home design.

3. Designer Rooms - Find fresh ideas for your home in designer rooms by local designers Chet Pourciau Design, Modern Market with M2 Studio, and Spruce Inspired Living.

4. Gardens and Butterflies - Stroll through four beautiful gardens, featuring KnB Lawn Care and Landscape designs and exquisite fountains by The French Casting Company. Learn how to plant a butterfly garden after visiting the butterfly housing, which showcases more than 500 butterflies.

5. Cox Communications Home Idea Stage - Get new tricks for everything home, garden, and cooking related from local and national celebrities on the Home Idea Stage. And, don't miss special cooking segments featuring local chefs demonstrating their culinary skills and sharing cooking tips and tasty samples!

We can't wait to see everyone there! Don't forget to follow us on Twitter (@NOLAHomeShow) and "Like" us on Facebook to keep up with the latest information and updates. When you connect with us on Facebook you can also get access to exclusive ticket promotions, like getting two tickets for the price of one!

JANUARY 16 - 18, 2015.