The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition, a five-day event held each August in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, is regularly attended by more than 40,000 people, making it the single largest annual event in Colchester County.
The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission is a non-profit association, incorporated in 1946, that owns and operates a 65-acre multi-purpose exhibition facility in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia.
The Exhibition grounds are also the home of Truro Raceway, a half-mile harness racing track.
The Agridome is a 120′ x 266′ Coverall building with an additional 30′ x 70′ service building containing washrooms, change rooms and showers. The building features state-of-the-art turf for sports activities, and can be adapted to host a varity of concerts, agricultural and community events.
Each year, in August, the Commission runs the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition, a five-day event attended by more than 40,000 people.
“The EX”, as it has been called from the beginning, includes a major 4-H show, beef and dairy shows, heavy horse pull, light horse show, rodeo, demolition derby, antique farm machinery displays and a wide range of agricultural and craft competitions. Numerous commercial and non-commercial exhibits and demonstrations are set up for public access.
The Exhibition includes daily and feature concert entertainments, and a midway creates a carnival-like atmosphere enjoyed by children and adults alike.
The Commission’s facilities are also used by various commercial and non-commercial groups at other times of the year.
SPONSORS: Harris Home Hardware Building Centre
CONDITIONS: Four year olds and younger, NW $10,000 lifetime
PROVINCE/STATE: Nova Scotia
NOMINATION FEE: $125