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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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

Summer Musical Showcase~Pictou

July 3rd 2016-August 29th 2016

Free weekly entertainment on the Pictou Waterfront (weather permitting). ...

GoArts Gathering of the Arts Exhibit and Workshop Series

July 4th 2016-August 31st 2016

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Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition

August 31st-September 4th 2016

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The Blacktop Ball

September 2-5 2016

The Stanfields, The Divorcees, The Town Heros, Like a Motorcycle, E.B....

Jay Fraser Memorial Show & Shine

September 4th 2016

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