Atlantic Canada’s Largest Home Show Returns with Family-Friendly Additions for 2017


Halifax, NS – The Big One is back! This coming weekend, March 31st through April 2nd, the Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show returns to Halifax Exhibition Centre for Atlantic Canada’s largest home show.

The show will feature everything for basic home improvements, maintenance projects, major renovations and new construction. Both inside and outdoor projects will be in focus, as this year’s edition also includes the Ideal Garden & Patio Show, presented by Landscape Nova Scotia.

All new for 2017, the Spring Ideal Home Show will offer a variety of family-friendly features, including:

  • Family-friendly admission pricing, with free entry for those under 18 when accompanied by paying adult
  • Children’s features, including a seed planting activity with Agrium seeds, sponsored by Landscape Nova Scotia and 4-H; a paver activity puzzle provided by Shaw Brick; and an Easter photo booth with Spiderman and Belle from Beauty & the Beast (Saturday & Sunday only)
  • A beautiful Prestige Home, located outside and open for tours
  • Some furry friends to meet and adopt right at the show with SPCA Nova Scotia
  • Free acupressure massages, acupuncture, and fire cupping, courtesy of the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Additionally, a selection of informative seminars will once again take place on the Spring Ideal Home Show Stage, with sessions running throughout the three days of the show. Topics will include solar heating for electricity and hot water, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, outdoor living trends, common insurance myths and best practices, and more! The complete schedule is available on the show website:

Visitors to the show will also be able to fill out a ballot for their chance to win a handcrafted Amish Rocker valued at over $1,700.00, courtesy of KVADRO Furniture. Along with this great door prize, the show will feature a number of exclusive show specials and promotions. Visit the show website for a sneak peek, along with a look at who’ll be there with the current exhibitor list.


Show Hours:
Friday, March 31st from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 1st from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, April 2nd from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Halifax Exhibition Centre
200 Prospect Road
Halifax, NS

Adult Pass – $11
Senior Pass (60+) – $9
Children under 18 are free when accompanied by a paying adult
Tickets are available at the door

Friday Special: Half price on all admission categories from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

For complete details on the Spring Ideal Home Show, visit the show’s new website at or follow the show on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Inquiries:

Denise Miller, Senior Show Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.
Tel: 506-658-0018
Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469

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