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

Red Kettle Pictou County Cook-Off

May 25th 2015

4 Chefs from Pictou County will compete using local foods in this cook-off...

Joel Plaskett at the Pictou County Wellness Centre

June 5th 2015

Joel Plaskett in concert at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. For...

Northumbeerfest at Pictou Lodge

June 6th 2015

Northumbeerfest returns for its second year at Pictou Lodge Beachfront...

Annual East River Valley Yard Sale

June 6th 2015

This annual event offers hundreds of sellers in the East River Valley...

Pictou Landing First Nations Pow Wow

June 6th & 7th 2015

This annual Pow Wow celebrates the heritage of the First Nations people in...

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