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

Summer Musical Showcase~ Pictou

July 5th- August 31st 2015

Stop by the Pictou Waterfront at the Hector Quay's Visitor Marina every...

Run for the Lobster 5K and 10K

July 5th 2015

Beginning at the Advocate Printing parking lot at Brown's Point Road in...

Antigonish Highland Games

July 5th-12th 2015

This annual event celebrates the Scottish Heritage of the region. ...

Festival of Summer Sounds

July 7th-August 27th 2015

This Annual Summer Event takes place every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday...

Summer Nights In Pugwash at Chatterbox Cafe - Ron Hines

Sunday, July 5, 2015

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