Show Features

Show Features

There are a number of features that make our show great! Beyond the 200+ local experts & exhibitors, we additionally bring in national & local celebrities, offer family-friendly entertainment & activities. Moreover, there’s also fantastic shopping! With so many features available, you will have plenty of opportunities to Meet! Learn! Create! Shop!


Laurie Smith
Trace Barnett
Yachecia Holston


Inspirations Stage
Cooking Stage


Chalk Couture
Kids Crafts


Exhibitor List
Made in America Marketplace
Pet Plaza
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Laurie Smith of Trading Spaces

Laurie’s striking designs have wow’d viewers of the wildly popular Trading Spaces series for years. Laurie will appear on the Inspirations Stage with an overview of her favorite renovation projects. Bring your own design questions, as Laurie will host a Q&A afterward!

Appearance Schedule

  • Friday, September 6th at 1:30pm and 5pm
  • Saturday, September 7th at 11am and 1pm

Laurie Smith

Trace Barnett of the Food Network

The Cooking Stage will be on fire once again in 2019! Don’t miss Trace Barnett, Food Network Star Finalist and top local chefs as they whip up delicious bites during live cooking demos all weekend.

Appearance Schedule

  • Saturday, September 7th at 2pm
  • Sunday, September 8th at 1pm

Trace Barnett

Yachecia Holston of Master Chef Season 8

Yachecia Holston, Top 5 Finalist on Season 8 of Master Chef will teach you how she makes her famous fried chicken & biscuits!

Appearance Schedule

  • Friday, September 6th at 2:30pm and 5:30pm

Yachecia Holston

Inspirations Stage

Be Inspired!

The Inspirations Stage plays hosts to a number of insightful, passionate and creative speakers to help you improve you home / lifestyle! Thank you to our Stage decorators EClan Design and ReFresh Home Design.

Scheduled to appear…
  • Laurie Smith – Superstar Designer featured on TLC’s Trading Spaces, The Today Show and The View!
  • Design Panel – EClan Design Master Artist/Designer Will Rhodarmer, ReFresh Home Design Owner/Designer Kara Blalock, and Becky Grinwald, Owner/Designer, Becky Rose Design.
  • Bohnne Jones – President, Owner and Lead Interior Designer of Decorating Den Interiors!
  • Carol Bass – Owner of The Practical Decorator
  • Kimberly Greenwell – Producer and host of “My Southern Home with Kimberly Greenwell
  • Scarlet Paolicchi – Founder of and author of Sharing Stories, Making Memories: A Journal for Grandparents and Grandchildren!
Stage Schedule & Details

Cooking Stage

Let’s Get Cooking!

The Cooking Stage welcomes nationally recognized celebrity chefs and local expert chefs to the stage to teach you how to make some of their signature dishes!

Scheduled to appear…
  • Yachecia HolstonMasterChef Season 8 – Top 5 Finalist
  • Trace BarnettThe Food Network Star – Finalist
  • Susan Williams – Food Blogger
  • C.C. Fridlin – Chef & Author
Stage Schedule & Details

Chalk Couture

What is Chalk Couture?

Chalk Couture is a collection of products that you use to create professional-looking chalkboards and so much more! You can make stunningly beautiful home decor and apparel items without any artistic skills at all. Thank you to our partner, Kristin Smith (Chalk Couture Independent Designer)!

Make & Take Crafts!

Get creative and have fun! Join Chalk Couture to create your own home decor piece in fun, DIY tutorials. Class seats will be available on a first come, first serve basis throughout the weekend with the schedule released as the show draws closer. This is a complimentary activity.

Friday – 2:00pm, 4:30pm
Saturday – 10:30am, 1:30pm, 5:00pm
Sunday – 11:30am, 2:30pm

Kid’s Workshops, hosted by The Home Depot

Your children are the heart of your home and they are always welcome at the Nashville Home Show! This year you’ll find crafts for children, hosted by The Home Depot, from Noon – 2pm on Friday and 10am – 2pm Saturday and Sunday.


The Nashville Home Show offers Hundreds of Experts & Thousands of Ideas all under one roof!

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Made in America Marketplace

Amongst our hundreds of exhibitors, we’ve carved out a couple speciality sections for showgoers to shop. For instance, the recently created Made In America Marketplace at the Nashville Home Show offers a chance to shop for unique gifts including… Candles, Ceramics, Home Decor, Woodworking, Leather Goods, Jewelry & Accessories, Garden Supplies, Patio Decor, Specialty Gifts and Uniquely Handmade Items! In short, hundreds of items are available to see and purchase.

Made in America Marketplace Details
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Pet Plaza Corner

Our newest specialty shopping area of the show, the Pet Plaza Corner will feature great shopping for gifts to please your furry friends! We have toys, accessories, food, leashes, collars, services & more!  In other words, everything you could want!

Meet adoptable pets in the Pup Lounge section on Saturday, Sept 7th and Sunday, Sept 8th. Thank you to our participating organizations EAST C.A.N., Music City Animal Rescue, Critter Calvary and New Leash On Life.

Pet Plaza Corner Details

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We look forward to having you join us for the Nashville Home Show!

September 11-13
Music City Center

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