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Posted on: June 27, 2019

HomeShowExpo 2019 is in Waukee!

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The HomeShowExpo is back in Waukee this year at The Reserve at Daybreak. The Home Builders Association of Des Moines invites visitors to see six unique homes in that development July 13-28.

The Reserve at Daybreak is surrounded by mature trees which makes this site second to none. Six amazing builders will showcase new homes all hovering around the $1 million mark. Thanks to Element 119, Priority Excavating and Show Realty for getting this site ready for the builders. City officials are thrilled to have the HomeShowExpo back in Waukee for the first time since 2004.

“Having the Home Show Expo in Waukee is exciting, and we thank the Home Builders Association for its interest in showcasing our vibrant community,” said Waukee Mayor Bill Peard. “While visitors tour just a handful of homes during this event, more than 200 single family homes are being built in Waukee each year. We are grateful to all the fantastic developers and builders who bring housing projects here to serve our ever-growing population.”

So what can visitors expect to see at The Reserve at Daybreak? Some features include beautiful granite islands with waterfall legs and large picture windows that give an amazing view of the countryside. Each home was beautifully designed with top trends in mind. See open concept kitchens; vaulted ceilings; a pool and pool house; kids' retreat entertainment area; master en suite with boutique style walk-in closets and masterfully crafted covered decks. If you are looking for ideas for your next build or remodel, this is a place to find inspiration.

The second annual Charity Block Party of the HomeShowExpo will be held Tuesday, July 16 with The Nadas headlining. Last year the event raised $2,500 for five different charities. Tickets are available for $75 each and cover access to all six homes, the concert and food and drinks during the event. Designated charities include:

  • Hope Ministries
  • Animal Rescue League of Iowa
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The HomeShowExpo, hosted annually by the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines, presents attendees with a unique opportunity to peer inside and appreciate the style, craftsmanship and amenities of new custom-built homes constructed by local builders in attractive Central Iowa neighborhoods. Explore current trends in homebuilding and construction over three long weekends each July, taking in views of a select communities while meeting with area builders and enjoying exclusive tours of newly constructed real estate fully furnished by local vendors in up-and-coming developments across the Des Moines metro.

2019 Regular Dates and Times:

  • July 13, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • July 14, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • July 18, 4 - 9 p.m.
  • July 19, 1 - 9 p.m.
  • July 20, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • July 21, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • July 25, 4 - 9 p.m.
  • July 26, 1 - 9 p.m.
  • July 27, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • July 28, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
TICKETS

Tickets are available at the gate or in advance.
Adults: $10
Children (5-12): $5
Children (Under 5): Free

Visit the HomeShowExpo website.
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