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

Rock Unplugged at Glasgow Square featuring Alert the Medic

November 29th 2014

Rock Unplugged Night at Glasgow Square with an acoustic show by Alert the...

Claude's Annual Christmas Feast at Sugar Moon, Earltown

Friday, December 5, 2014.

Join Claude Aucoin for his 12th Christmas extravaganza: a night of...

Christmas Light Up~ Pictou

December 5th 2014

Miss Carla's Dance Recital at Glasgow Square Theatre

December 6th 2014

Join Miss Carla's Dance Group as they present "Red" a modern take on the...

16th Annual Parade of Lights Westville

December 6th 2014

Parade starting at 7pm at the Royal Canadian Legion on Spring Garden Rd....

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