Here’s your link to all of the entertainment this year at The Ex. We’ve got each act listed below, so you won’t miss a thing.

Daily Shows and Attractions

President's Choice SuperDogs Acrobark Show

3 shows per day (free)

If you love the SuperDogs at the SJ Ex. last year then we've got a treat for you!  We're absolutely thrilled to introduce you to the SuperDogs Acrobark show!  The President's Choice SuperDogs and Milord Entertainment Acrobats have teamed up to bring you excitement, energy, acrobatics and some of the cuddliest, happiest dogs you'll ever meet.  With over 30 million fans world wide and loads of television appearances the SuperDogs are coming to Saint John to prove that the world really has "gone to the dogs."  Trust us - this show is one you won't want to miss, oh.... and allow time afterwards to make some new canine friends and chat with the performers!

Visit the SuperDogs website below


West Coast Lumberjack Show

3 shows per day (free)

Pure energized entertainment - West meets East at the Saint John Ex! We've been dying to get these guys out East and they're finally here. These athletes have performed all over the world, as well as several television series,(The Bachelor Canada, Canada's Got Talent and the Amazing Race Australia) delighting audiences where ever they go.  Action-packed, non-stop entertainment for the whole family, this show is a must!!


KenJen Petting Zoo

Open all day (free/food for animals available for purchase)

Warning: do not visit the Saint John Ex without spending time at the KenJen Petting Zoo. Visit, cuddle and feed the most lovable animals you will ever meet. Chat with Boss Hogg, don't forget to ask him all about his animals, some of them are actually movie stars!  Donkeys and Llamas and Goats oh my! (and sooooo much more!) Check out KenJen Petting Zoo at the link below


Incendia Motus-Fire Dancers

Catch this wild show Thursday, Friday and Saturday at dusk.  (Free)

See the mind-blowing feats they perform; artfully combining object manipulation, audience participation and improv comedy to weave around their huge Fire and breath-taking Acrobatics. Check out their link!


EX-saurus Adventure Land

Open all day

Do you remember our old Fish & Game building and how much fun it was to wander around inside playing games and checking out the animals and fish.  Well, we put our heads together and out popped "Ex-saurus Adventure Land, guaranteed to satisfy the curious, entertain the rambunctious, delight the animal lovers and bring back fond memories to parents and grand parents alike.  After a trip to Ex-saurus Adventure Land be sure to tell the little ones all about your adventure through the Fish & Game buildings (right after you tell them how you walked 10 miles to school everyday...all up hill)

Swamp Bear Chainsaw Art

Don't forget to take in the works of Joel Palmer from Swamp Bear Art and watch simple pieces of wood transform right before your eyes.  With a chainsaw!  With 2 Atlantic Canada Sculpting Championships to his name and Gold place with Team Stihl Canada  in Germany, Joel continues to amaze fans with his creativity and talent.  Check out Joel on his website below


Contests and Events

Opening Night Fireworks

Fire Works 10:00pm

If you thought last year’s show was amazing, wait until you see this year’s show! The great folks at Graham Fireworks are almost as excited as we are this year, they've got some brand new tricks up their sleeves, so get ready for the skys to light up!!!! 

Watch our Firework show from last year to get an idea of whats to come!

The 2019 Saint John Ex Baby Show - Saturday, August 31, 1pm

Event date: Saturday, August 31, 1pm

Each year we get together to celebrate family and our community’s newest members with the Saint John Ex baby show. The show brings together babies aged 9 months – four years and there’s no fuss required. Just show up and be part of the group:


  • 9 to 12 months
  • 13 to 18 months
  • 19 months to 24 months
  • 25 months to 36 months
  • 37 months to 4 years

*A baby will be chosen as a “winner” from each of the five categories. Two children from that group (one girl, one boy) will be selected to be named “Little Miss S.J. Ex & Little Mr. S.J. Ex”

Registration deadline: No registration required. Just show up and participate.

Registration fee: Free

Hay Bale Art

All Exhibition Long

We supply the Hay, you supply the props! Have fun and let out the artist in you!!

Pre-Register at the Exhibition office or call us at (506)-633-2020

Evening Entertainment

Great nights with great sounds-who could ask for more!

Tuesday, August 27, - 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy the rousing sounds of Gary Morris & His Valley Jamboree.

Wednesday, August 28, - 7:00 p.m.

Get out and enjoy some foot stomping country music to celebrate hump day! Join Steve Lyons & Guests as they host the All-Star Country Jamboree.

Thursday, August 29, 7:30p.m.

We're thrilled to invite you to an evening with Donny and the Monarchs!  Get your dancing shoes on and get ready for a night of good music and good times. 

Friday, August 30, 7:00 p.m.

Nothing says “TGIF” like some live music on Friday night! Join members of the New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame for a good ol’ fashioned country music jamboree featuring some of our province's Hall of Famers.