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

Cross Border Challenge

June 23rd 2017-June 24th 2017

Half marathon, 10km, 5km running event across the Tantramar Marsh. ...

Westville Canada Days

June 24th-July 1st 2017

Celebrate Canada Day in the Town of Westville. Visit for...

Jake & Shaun's Big Gay Affair Tour- New Glasgow

June 24th 2017

Pictou County's golden drag team are returning to the Glasgow Square...

Trenton Park Summer's Here Celebration

June 24th 2017

Highland Lobster Supper

June 25th 2017

Enjoy a lobster dinner straight from the Northumberland Strait. Join in...

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