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

Sunrise Film Festival~ Gala Screening-Dam 999~ Pictou

October 9th 2015

Fall Festival of Colours

October 10 & 11, 2015

Scenic chairlift rides, guided hikes, BBQ and more

Rhinestone Cowgirl~Pictou

October 10th 2015

Leisa Way and the Wayward Wind Band performs hit from every era of Dolly...

Sunrise Film Festival Gala Screening~ Game Changers & Closing Party

October 11th 2015

Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival

Oct 13 to Oct 17

5 day festival celebrating everything fibre.

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