South Shore Exhibition

Date July 25 2017

Region Town of Bridgewater
Category | Artisan | Culture | Food | Music | Kid Friendly | Food and Music | Outdoor Activity

The South Shore Exhibition in Bridgewater is one of the largest Agricultural Exhibitions in Nova Scotia, celebrating its 126 anniversary. Come and join in the fun as we celebrate the past and present with lots of horse & ox pulls, heritage demonstrations, livestock competitions, musical concerts, amusement rides, and much…much more. It’s 6 days jammed packed with fun for everyone. Bring the whole family and enjoy the day, there is so much to see! The Maritime Barrel Racers are in town for the first 2 days with some of the fastest horses in Nova Scotia. The Maritime Horse Pull and the High Stakes Ox Pull will feature ox & horse pulling at its finest, show casing some of Nova Scotia’s best. There are many displays to checkout, including a large 4-H display, poultry, beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, mini horses, show horses, and Christmas Trees. Come see the commercial booths in the main building and the kids petting barn. This year’s main stage acts will be Singer/Songwriters Chad Brownlee and Carolyn Dawn- Johnson! Plus Highland Highwayman Cowboy Mounted Shooting!!  There is something for everyone…at the South Shore Exhibition in Bridgewater, N.S.  50 Exhibition Dr., Bridgewater, NS

Phone 902-543-3341
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