Cape Town:

•    Decorex Cape Town 2016 is the Mother City’s leading décor, design and lifestyle exhibition. This year’s new theme, “take it home, make it home” gives visitors the ultimate shopping experience, as it provides the homeowner with everything they need to renovate, build and decorate their home. Decorex provides ideas and inspiration for professional and wannabe interior decorators and designers out there. This is the second of three shows happening in South Africa, as March saw a comprehensive and resounding success in Durban.

Date: 29 April – 2 May

Time: 10h00 – 19h00 daily (closes at 18h00 on Monday)

Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

Ticket prices: R85 for adults, R75 for trade, pensioners and students and R20 for children under the age of 12.

For more information, visit their website or follow them on Twitter.

•    Cape Homemakers Expo 2016 is a DIY and décor lover’s dream as it will bring you the trendiest home improvement, décor and design ideas to inspire the creative in you. There are various activities that take place throughout the expo, such as the Tuis/Home workshops where professionals give you daily and practical DIY advice and tips. There is also the Interior Design Challenge, where two design teams battle it out to create their own ultimate room.

Date: 15 – 18 September

Time: 10h00 – 20h00 daily (closes at 18h00 on Sunday)

Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

Ticket prices: R80 for adults, R70 for trade, pensioners and students and FREE for children under the age of 12.

For more information visit their website.

Johannesburg:

•   If you are keen to learn about the latest trends in décor today then Grand Designs Live is perfect for you. Visitors can enjoy the delights of many different styles and areas from the garden to the kitchen. Some of the highlights include the brand new interactive Black + Decker DIY Feature.

Date: 20 – 22 May

Time: 10h00 – 18h00 daily

Venue: The Ticketpro Dome

Ticket prices: R50

For more information visit their website.

•    The Inspire Trade Expo is South Africa’s exclusive Business to Business (B2B) furniture, design and décor show. Launched in 2014, the show’s main purpose is to promote and attract international buyers to South African products and merchandise. They are created for industry related wholesalers, manufacturers and distributors and unfortunately are only for trade purposes, but it’s a great way for companies and clients to sift through the innovation that is available and developed in SA.

Date: 1 – 3 June

Time: 10h00 – 19h00 daily

Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre (GCC)

Ticket prices: R110 for adults, R90 for pensioners and students and R20 for children under the age of 12.

For more information, visit their website.

•    Decorex Joburg 2016 exhibition looks to cover every aspect of your home by offering everything a home needs. Known as Gauteng’s biggest annual décor and design event, over 700 decorators and designers will be exhibiting the very best of local and international interior trends and services.

Date: 5 – 9 August

Time: 10h00 – 18h00 daily

Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre (GCC)

Ticket prices: adults: R110, students and pensioners: R90, kids under 12: R20

For more information, visit their website.

•    The SARCDA Christmas 2016 show attracts over 400 trade sellers and more than 20 000 buyers for the four-day event. This is a trade only expo and only registered trade visitors will be allowed into the exhibition.

Date: 18 – 21 August

Thursday and Friday 9h00 – 18h00

Saturday and Sunday 9h00 – 16h00

Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre (GCC)

Ticket prices: Registration fee of R80 – R120

For more information, visit their website.

Pretoria:

•    The 2016 HOMEMAKERS Expo in Pretoria East is the place to be as you will find a year’s worth of shopping all under one roof. Some of the highlights and fabulous features of the expo include the Home Garden Theatre where there is live demonstration from experts ranging in topics from DIY, gardening, painting and so much more.

Date: 6 – 9 October

Thursday and Friday 10h00 – 19h00

Saturday and Sunday 9h00 – 18h00

Venue: Parkview Shopping Centre

Ticket prices: R50 for adults, R30 for pensioners and FREE for children under the age of 12.

For more information, visit their website.

Port Elizabeth:

•    The best in home improvement is hitting the shores of the Friendly City, as Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo is back to bring innovative and inventive ideas and advice. Some of the highlights of this year’s exhibition include, the Master Upholsters’ Challenge, which gives talented South African upholsterers the platform of showing off their exceptional skill and ideas.

Date: 28 – 31 July

Thursday and Friday – 10h00 to 20h00

Saturday - 9h00 to 20h00

Sunday - 9h00 to 17h00

Venue: The Boardwalk Exhibition Centre

Ticket prices: R40 for adults, R20 for pensioners and FREE for children under the age of 12.

For more information, visit their website.

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