Home Improvement Fair 2020



10AM – 3PM

Burroughs School, 1601 W. 50th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55419


*PLEASE NOTE: This even was originally scheduled for March 21, 2020 but has been postponed due to concerns regarding coronavirus/COVID-19. As of April 13, we have made the decision to postpone this event indefinitely. Please stay tuned for more updates, which we will provide as they become available.*

Meet over three dozen of the Twin Cities’ finest remodelers, plumbers, landscapers, painters, masons, electricians, arborists and more at Southwest Journal’s 15th Annual Home Improvement Fair.

Whether your home improvement projects are big or small, indoor or out, minor customizations or major renovations, they deserve the care and attention of an expert.

Enjoy free coffee and snacks from Isles Bun as you browse examples of their work, and attend presentations throughout the day on many topics, designed to offer candid and realistic advice to attendees.

This is a free, family-friendly event hosted by Southwest Journal. For more info email [email protected] or call 612-825-9205.

Bring the kids! They’ll love the LEGO® activity hosted by Snapology of Minneapolis.

Presentation Schedule

Stay tuned for more details as the event draws closer! Presentations from experts take place throughout the day in the auditorium of Burroughs School.

Here is a sample of previous years’ presentation topics and presenters:

  • The Importance of Design in the Design/Build Process
    by House Lift Remodeler
  • Four Steps for a Successful Remodeling Project
    by Sylvestre Remodeling & Design
    Stop Mulching, Keep Planting!
  • by Field Outdoor Spaces

Event Sponsors

This event is made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors:






Event Exhibitors

All Energy Solar
Aquarius Home Services
Bella Casa Painting
Bluejack Buildings
Bluestem Construction
Byron Electric
D-Tails Construction Services, Inc
Earl’s Floor Sanding
EdgeWork Design Build
Gardening Angel Garden Design
Great Plains Windows & Doors
Hanson Remodeling
House Lift Remodeler
Inspired Spaces Construction
J3 Renovations and Design
New Spaces
Northeast Tree
OA Design+Build, LLC
Pella Windows & Doors
Quarve Contracting
Smith Cole Stucco & Stone
Swedish Motors
Sylvestre Remodeling & Design
TJK Plumbing
Topside, Inc

Plus an interactive LEGO® activity from Snapology Minneapolis for the kids.


The Home Improvement Fair is held at Burroughs Elementary School in Southwest Minneapolis at 1601 W. 50th Street, Minneapolis MN 55419

Click here for directions in Google Maps.

Parking is available in the main lot, as well as along the street on both 50th Street and James Ave.

Contact Us & Registration

All general event inquires can be directed to [email protected] or (612) 825-9205.
If you would you like to participate as a Sponsor or Exhibitor, email us at  [email protected] or call us at (612) 825-9205.

Info for Exhibitors

Already signed up for the fair? Get more details on what to expect, download promotional materials and more at our Exhibitor Info page.