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

Natal Day Events

August 3rd 2015

Pictou Celebrates Natal Day with live entertainment and much more!

Pictou County Seniors Festival

August 6th-8th 2015

Lots of events for seniors 55+ at the Trenton Rink.

Pictou County Black Gala Homecoming

August 7th-14th 2015

This celebration occurs every 5 years since 1990. This will mark the 25...

Chez Deslauriers Lobster Roll Dinner

August 9th and September 7th 2015

Chez Deslauriers celebrates the history and culture of the Acadian people...

Hopewell Ceilidh

August 9th 2015

The Hopewell ball field comes alive with live entertainment, delicious...

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