Things to do on the Northumberland Shore

78th Highlanders

Do the Highland Fling

Celebrate our centuries-old Celtic culture at one of our internationally-renowned annual events.

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78th Highlanders

Taste the Pie

Our region produces half of Canada's wild blueberry crop. Go wild at a festival, farm market, or with dessert.

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kids playing in sand

Play in the Sand

We have 39 beautiful beaches, the region's warmest waters, and an extra helping of sunny summer days.

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What's New In Our Region

Annual Culloden Memorial~Knoydart

April 18th 2015

Annual Event remembering the Battle of Culloden and it's Nova Scotia...

Amelia Curran~ deCoste Centre Pictou

April 19th 2015

Join this multiple award winner as she belts out some wonderful tunes.

Nova Scotia Hiking Summit~ Pictou County 2015

April 24th-26th 2015

Scotsburn Elementary School and Pictou County will host the Nova Scotia...

Music Shapes New Glasgow~ NSCAD NG Community Residency Studio

April 24th 2015

Don Brownrigg with artist talks by Artists in Residence Jason Desnoyers &...

Go Clean Get Green Annual Clean Up

April 24th-25th 2015

This two day event gets people out to clean up their businesses or...

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