Staff Report

Parents won’t have to leave their children with a sitter in order to check out new home design and improvement ideas. The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show presents its first Family Day, on Sunday, September 4th. Kids 14 and under are admitted free when entering with a paying adult. While there, parents can interact with industry experts and shop for items that will help them jumpstart their Fall, home improvement projects.

The event will include several new family- friendly activities at the Miami Home Show, Sept. 2-6, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Here are some activities scheduled for the weekend. For a full schedule, visit Fun for the Kids

Eat Dessert First: Myriam “Chef Mimi” Charles of Lux Cakery presents “Sweet Treats for the Family.” Enjoy tasty samples too! – Sunday, Sept. 4 at 1:30 p.m.

Educate your Tiny Foody: Chef Joshua Wahler of BORN FOODY will share his professional and father savviness with children and their parents. Learn how to inspire the “picky eater” with healthy and delicious recipe tips and samples. – Sunday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m.; Play Ball: Get into the swing of after-school sports season with the Miami Marlins who will have representatives, Billy the Marlin and the Miami Marlins Energy Team onsite all weekend long. Check @FLHomeShows on Twitter and Instagram and the Home Design and Remodeling Show’s Facebook page for a schedule;

Artist Encounter: Meet 23 South Florida artists and see their work in the #AtHomewithArt feature area. Have a Instagram-friendly photo taken by a well-known photojournalist at the IPC Visual Lab/Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance booth curated by Pulitzer Prize winning, Miami Herald photojournalist Carl Juste. Live painting onsite by participating artists from the Little Haiti Mural Project curated by Yuval Ofir of YO Miami;

Collaborative Art Project for A Cause: Visit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida booth and have fun creating artwork out of push pins. Donate $1 for every pin added to the artwork designs that will brighten a wall at the Ronald McDonald House of Miami. Expert Advice for the Grown-Ups

A Modern Take on Bathroom Design: Learn tips from HGTV and DIY Network celebrity designer, Matt Muenster at the Home Improvement Stage – 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 and Labor Day, Monday Sept. 5.

Ask an Interior Designer: The Miami Home Show’s five featured Interior Designers are on hand all weekend long to answer questions and offer advice. Each designer has created a room vignette dedicated to South Florida news journalists.

Know Your Consumer Rights: Join WPLG Local 10’s Christina Vazquez at the Home Improvement Stage – 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3; Design for a Cause: Alena Capra, the lead designer on the TV series Operation Build, airing on A&E and FYI networks, will speak on behalf of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Florida – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3.

WHAT: The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show
WHEN: Sept. 2 – 6
WHERE: Miami Beach Convention Center 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach
COST: Regular Price $10 adults, $1.00 children under 11. Special adult admission discount of $3 with online ticket purchases by Sept. 1. On Sunday, Sept 4 “Family Day” – Children 14 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult.
CONTACT: For more information, visit or email