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

Chez Deslauriers Traditional Acadian Lunches

July 3rd - August 28th 2015

Stop by Chez Deslauriers in Pomquet every Friday from July 3rd-August 28th...

RCMP Musical Ride

Friday, August 28, 2015

Antigonish Market Square presents Carnival at the Mall

September 2nd-6th 2015

Hinchey's Rides and Amusements, Cotton Candy, Games and Fun! Open 12 noon...

Pictou North Colchester Exhibition

September 9th-13th 2015

This four-day agricultural event takes place at the Pictou Exhibition...

Pictou County Weekend Market

June 13th 2015- September 13th 2015

This weekly market on the waterfront in Pictou offers handcrafted goods by...

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Photograph Copyright: Scott Munn, George Simhoni, Crystal Dorey, NS Dept. of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism