Live Tattooing, Kids Motorcycle Training & Bikes Galore at HEC This Weekend


Halifax, NS – Today through Sunday, March 3rd to 5th, Atlantic Canada’s premier motorcycle event will take over Halifax Exhibition Centre for its 2017 edition. With bikes for the open road, track and trail, plus apparel, riding gear, destinations, rallies and more, Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic is not to be missed!

This year’s show will once again include everything to do with the motorcycle and powersport lifestyle. Hundreds of units will be on site – including top brands and leading dealers displaying the latest models of motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs and more.

Tickets are available for purchase in advance of the show by visiting the show website: By buying online, visitors can avoid waiting in line to buy a ticket and fast-track their entrance to the show floor! Prices are as follows:

  • Adult Pass – $13
  • Junior Pass (10-16) – $8
    (Children under the age of 10 are free when accompanied by an adult)
  • Full Event Pass – $20

A variety of new and exciting features will also be part of the 2017 edition. Visit for additional information on:

  • The Ink ‘n Iron Tattoo Competition, taking place on Saturday at 6:00pm. Those with tattoos and tattoo artists are eligible to enter. For details, contact Jason at 902-681-3025. Live tattooing will also take place at the show – visitors can get a tattoo on site, with several participating artists taking part in this unique feature.
  • A Custom Corner, with pin-striping demos throughout the weekend and samples of custom painted work on display as well as opportunities to talk with the experts.
  • Women That Hunt will be hosting the Crosman Airgun Rifle Range, where visitors can test their aim and try to beat the clock in a fierce competition!
  • Kids aged 6-12 can learn to ride with Nova Scotia Off Road Riders Association motorcycle training, sponsored by Honda Canada. Training will take place Friday from 2:00pm – 8:00pm; Saturday from 10:00am – 7:00pm; and Sunday from 11:00am – 4:00pm.
  • Q104 will be hosting “Biker Games” where visitors can compete to win a trophy and bragging rights.
  • A Meet & Greet with Michelle Duff, Grand Prix Winner, will take place on Saturday from 1:00pm – 5:00pm.
  • Custom, competition, vintage, sport, and touring bikes, along with ATVs and UTVs will be on display as part of the 2017 Show & Shine.

Visitors are encouraged to stay up-to-date via as well as following the show’s pages on Facebook and Twitter.


Friday, March 3 from 12:00 noon to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 4 from 9:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 5 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Halifax Exhibition Centre
200 Prospect Road
Goodwood, NS


Media Inquiries:

Scott Sprague, Show Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.
Tel: 902-468-4999
Toll free: 1-888-454-7469

Kate Stilwell, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
Master Promotions Ltd.
Tel: 506-658-0018
Toll free: 1-888-454-7469