Festivals & Events

One thing you’re certain to discover upon your arrival – we folks here on Nova Scotia’s South Shore sure do like to celebrate.

Just check out our events calendar and you’re sure to find oodles of awesome events, fantastic festivals and truly great gatherings all created in celebration of what makes this part of the world so special. From annual events in salute of our amazing history and heritage to our music festivals that fill the air with sweet sounds of local talents and world-renowned artists to those oh so delicious dates when foodies flock to savour the flavours concocted by regional creators.

Naturally, the fun runs all year long from our top to tail Lobster Crawl in the winter, the slew of springtime events at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, to the world-renowned Chester Race Week in the summer and Mahone Bay’s much-photographed Scarecrow Festival in the fall to name just a few – you’ll find something sensational in every season.

You best be sure you’re welcome to join in our celebrations so be sure to check out everything we’ve got on the go and we’ll see you when you get here.