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

Maplefest at Jost

March 25th 2017

Tartan Day

April 2nd 2017

Celebrate all things Tartan at the McCulloch Heritage Centre in...

Antigonish International Film Festival First Friday Screenings

April 7th-December 1st 2017

The first Friday of the month the Antigonish International Film Festival...

Marathon of Respect and Equality (M.O.R.E)

May 4th 2017

Connecting the towns of Pictou County, this marathon involves everyone to...

New Glasgow Art at Night

May 6th 2017

Taking place in downtown New Glasgow, the streets and shops come alive...

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