Rock the Hub 2021

Presented by Salty Dog Brewing Company, Country Rocks the Hub is a weekend of outdoor concerts at Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Campground | 73 Ryland Ave | Bible Hill, NS.

For more information contact:

Friday, August 6th, 2021
The Beaches
The Blue Stones
Skye Wallace
The Town Heroes

Saturday, August 7th, 2021
Our Lady Peace
Finger Eleven
The Standstills
Royal Tusk
The Royal Volts

Sunday, August 8th, 2021
Billy Talent
The Lazys
The Wild!
Like a Motorcycle

For the most up-to-date information follow Rock The Hub on Facebook or visit

Country Rocks the Hub 2021

Presented by Salty Dog Brewing Company, Country Rocks the Hub is a weekend of outdoor concerts at Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Campground | 73 Ryland Ave | Bible Hill, NS.

For more information contact:

Friday, July 30th, 2021
Dean Brody
Jess Moskaluke
Sons of Daughters

Saturday, July 31st, 2021
James Barker Band
Chad Brownlee
George Canyon

Sunday, August 1st, 2021
Terri Clark
Doc Walker
Emerson Drive

For the most up-to-date information follow the Country Rocks the Hub Facebook page or visit

JACKALOPE Atlantic 2021

In Truro, NS : Rath Eastlink Community Centre!

👀 Things to see:
– Skateboard Vert demo with Tony Hawk & Friends!
– BMX Vert demo with Mat Hoffman & friends
– Skateboard contest (men and women)
– Bouldering competition (men and women)
– Skateboard competition (13 & under)
– Best Tricks

📌 Things to do:
– Live music including a kick off concert with Classified
– Open registration competition for cash prizes
– Pop up shops
– Food vendors
– Afterparty
– Bouldering
– Custom Skate Park
– & more…


🎫 Ticket Inquiries:
1- 888-311-9090

📷 Media Inquiries & Sponsorship:
Michael Smith
902 957 5050

👉🏼Vendors Inquiries
Rachel Farrell, Bookings Coordinator
902 893 2224

🏆 ATHLETE REGISTRATION – Registration Date – TBD
– 3 Categories – Under 13 Skate, Over 13 Skate, Bouldering

Rath Eastlink Community Centre & Events Truro Colchester


Please visit the Facebook Event for the most up-to-date and current information.

Jazz, Gin, Money-and Murder: Online Murder Mystery Fundraiser

We are SO excited to finally announce our first fundraiser of 2021, and it’s one that we are all incredibly excited for!
We are hosting our very own Murder Mystery party! This will be an online event, with all proceeds going towards our Self-Care and Coping Distance Coaching Workbooks!
Jazz, Gin, Money-and Murder is a 1920’s themed Murder Mystery developed by Masters of Mystery.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by emailing
When you purchase a ticket, you get to choose which character you want to be, based on a short character description. There are also a number of couples in this game so feel free to join as a couple!
Once everyone has chosen their character, we will send more detailed character descriptions, as well as some added materials for the games, and some exciting decorations and props to help enhance your experience!

Halloween Trivia Night

We are excited to present Halloween Trivia Night; an evening for adults to dress up, socialize, and have some fun! The event will include Halloween themed trivia, cash bar, costume contest, prizes, pizza and more! Tables of up to 8 people will be available for bubbles. Tickets go on sale October 1st, so mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details!


  • Saturday, October 31stfrom 8-11pm
  • Located at the Best Western Glengarry
  • Tickets are $25 each (plus taxes and fees) and include one drink ticket
  • Must be 19 years of age or older
  • Tickets available at:
  • Activities include:
    –       Halloween Themed Trivia
    –       Cash Bar
    –       Costume Contest
    –       Prizes
    –       Photo Booth
    –       Pizza

Halloween Family Fun Day

We are excited to present Halloween Family Fun Day at the Best Western Glengarry; a day for the family to enjoy some exciting Halloween activities! Activities will include trick-or-treating, Halloween crafts, games, costume contest, and prizes! We will be taking steps to ensure proper safety for your little ones by screening all volunteers, providing a safe and sanitized environment, sanitizing every door knob after each child, and maintaining proper social distancing. Tickets go on sale October 1st, so mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details!


  • Saturday, October 31stfrom 1-5pm
  • Located at the Best Western Glengarry
  • Tickets are $10 each (plus taxes and fees), first adult free, additional adults are $5 each
  • Tickets available at:
  • Activities include:
    –       Trick-or-Treating
    –       Halloween Craft
    –       Game Zone
    –       Costume Contest
    –       Photo Booth
    –       Prizes

Downtown Dollars Discount Day

The Downtown Truro Partnership is hosting a Downtown Dollars Discount Day where Downtown Dollars will be sold at 20% OFF!
Saturday, October 17th in Civic Square.
9:00 am – 11:00 am… or until the dollars are gone!
$12,000 worth of Downtown Truro Dollars will be offered at 20% off. Maximum individual purchase is $200.
Please make note of the following guidelines:
*Downtown Dollars will only be sold in $200 packages
*$200 will be sold for the price of $160
*$200 packages will be sold on a first come first serve basis
*We will be accepting CASH ONLY
*Customers are limited to the purchase of ONE package each
Downtown Dollars are Downtown Truro’s very own local currency. They are accepted at over 100 #DowntownTruro businesses and community groups and they NEVER expire! Visit for a list of participating businesses.
We’re teaming up with Downtown businesses to offer even more reasons to spend Downtown Dollars on Saturday, October 17th in Downtown Truro! All retail purchases over $50 are eligible to be entered to win $250 Downtown Dollars!
To enter, snap a photo of your receipt and send it to
For entries to be eligible:
– Purchases must be made on October 17th, 2020
– Retail purchases must be made at a Downtown Truro Small Business
– Photos must show the entire receipt, including date, amount of purchase and business
– Entries must be submitted by October 17th, 2020 at 10pm
– Email must include your full name and contact number
Come see us in Civic Square, Saturday, October 17th, 2020 – 9:00 am until 11:00 am (or until we run out of money)!


Downtown Truro has Re-Opened!

Please join us for an Outdoor Shopping Event on FRIDAY, July 24th on Inglis Place.
Here’s what’s happening:
* it’s a socially distanced sidewalk shopping event on Ingls Place and surrounding businesses from 10am – 2pm.
* Live Music on Inglis Street.
* A Downtown Dollar Giveaway of $500.00! For every purchase of $50 or greater, customers will be entered into a draw to win the Grand Prize. (Details for entry will be given to the stores prior to the event.)
* Masks are recommended to attend event and DTP staff will be onsite to help manage crowd control.
Let’s show our love for our small Downtown Truro businesses by supporting them Friday, July 24!
Can’t make it on Friday, July 24th?
The majority of our shops, services and businesses have reopened in our downtown core AND have consistent business hours:
Monday to Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stay Safe & Shop Local!



2020 Summer in Truro Photo Contest

We are looking for unique photos to be featured in our provincially distributed promotional materials.

Photo submissions should reflect the vibrancy of Truro and the people who live, work and play here.

Contest Entry Details are as follows:

• Entries must be submitted no later than August 31st, 2020 at 4:00pm. There is no fee for entry.

• To be eligible to win the grand prize, each photograph must have been taken in Truro, Nova Scotia. Photos of people will be given preference over landscape and nature photographs. For example, we are looking for photos of people dining, shopping, enjoying downtown and recreation activities in Truro!

To submit a photo, please complete the following steps:

1.     Email your submission to

  • The subject line must read: 2020 SUMMER IN TRURO PHOTO CONTEST
  • The body of your email should include your name, a brief description of the photo, your contact information and your social media platforms (if you would like to be identified as the contest winner).
  • Please attach a .png (or .jpg) digital file of your photo (photo submission details can be found below).

2.     Upload your photo to social media; either Facebook, Instagram or both!

3.     Tag @downtowntruro.

4.     Use the hashtag #experiencetruro in the post description.

*Please note your privacy settings for this post must be public. The photos will be judged by a panel once we’ve received all submissions, however, we will gain input from the public through public social media engagement.


  • Entries must be colour digital photographs. Moderate digital adjustment (colour correction, cropping, sharpening, etc) is acceptable, but any image with a watermark or signature will be automatically disqualified.
  • For contest entry, photos must be a .png or .jpg digital file, at least 3MB in size. Maximum file size: 6MB.
  • The winner will be required to submit original material (high resolution files) for reproduction purposes, so winning pictures can be published. Please be prepared to submit a high resolution file, should you win.
  • The photographer requires consent of all individuals in the photo, prior to submitting the photo.
  • Photographers may submit multiple photos.
  • By entering contest, the photographer gives consent to the Downtown Truro Partnership to use their photo(s) in future promotional materials/campaigns. Photographer credit will be given on or near photo.


  • Entries will be judged by a panel comprised of staff of the Downtown Truro Partnership. The decisions of the judges are final.
  • Winners will be notified by phone or e-mail.
  • The winner will be notified by August 31, 2020.


  • There will be ONE submission winner. The winner will be gifted $250 downtown dollars.
  • Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are not redeemable for cash. If prizes cannot be mailed, winners are responsible for picking up their prizes at the Downtown Truro Partnership Office; 605 Prince Street, Truro, NS.

2021 Photo Contest RULES

POSTPONED – Local Love LIVE 2020

Local Love Truro is thrilled to be partnering once again with the Marigold Cultural Centre to present Local Love LIVE: A celebration of all that Truro has to offer.

7:00 pm – Reception
7:30 pm – Local Love Truro Awards + Live Entertainment

This evening will be a fundraiser for the Marigold Cultural Centre.

Please note:
• Award nomination + Ticket information coming soon…
• LOCAL entertainment TO BE ANNOUNCED!

For the most up-to-date information please follow the Facebook Event.

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We loved visiting Mavi at AA Wearhouse yesterday! He showed us the range of footwear in the store including Grisport for limitless adventures, discovering new places, and exploring without boundaries!⁠AA Wearhouse works hard to provide customers with amazing quality products from all over the world! They also carry Hellberg, user-friendly hearing protection equipment!⁠#downtowntruro ... See MoreSee Less
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We'll be offering delivery to 2 pick-up locations in HRM for the next 4 Saturdays (March 6-27) from businesses in Downtown Truro. Contact your favourite Downtown Truro merchants to make purchases!

Program details:

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