About the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition
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.