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

Butter Trail Run

September 30th 2017

Salomon Beat to Snot 2017 Road Race

September 30th 2017

Creative Pictou County presents : Sale Along The River: An Artisan Fair

October 1st, 2017

25+ vendors, food trucks and live demonstrations.

Fall Festival of Colours

October 7th-8th 2017

Nova Scotia Fibre Art Festival

October 10th-14th 2017

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