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

Christmas Light Up

December 2nd 2016

Kicking off the Christmas Season in the Town of Pictou with a carole sing...

Westville Parade of Lights

December 3rd 2016

Celebrating the Christmas season in Westville with all participants in the...

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