Festivals

Shelburne Whirligig and Weathervane Festival

Shelburne County is absolutely bursting with fun festivals to suit every fancy. Here are some favorites that continue to fascinate and captivate people from all over, every year!

 

Shelburne County Lobster Festival

Lobster Festival Lobsterman's Pageant

SHELBURNE COUNTY LOBSTER FESTIVAL

June 5-8 , 2014

County Wide Events

Come experience the Lobster Capital of Canada.  From our many silver sand beaches to our rugged and rocky coastlines, from our working waterfront fishery to our down east hospitality!

Enjoy a weekend full of fun activities.

 

Woods Harbour Days Shelburne County   Wood's Harbour Days

WOOD’S HARBOUR DAYS

June 9-15, 2014

A week long celebration in the community of Wood’s Harbour.  Parade, children’s activities, parade of lights, and much more!

Full Schedule of events coming soon!

 

Lockeport Canada Day Festival    

LOCKEPORT & AREA JULY 1ST CELEBRATIONS

June 27 – July 1, 2014

Lockeport, NS

      Clarks Harbour Canada Day Festival

CLARK’S HARBOUR CANADA DAY FESTIVITIES

June 27 – July 1, 2014

Lots of great events for the whole family celebrating Canada Day! Parades, fireworks, entertainment, boat races and much more!

 

Shelburne Founders Days     Shelburne Founders Days

SHELBURNE FOUNDERS’ DAYS

July  17-20, 2014

Shelburne, NS

Hosted in the Town of Shelburne on and around the Historic Waterfront.  Founders’ Day is a celebration of community and Shelburne’s History and Heritage.  Features live music, fun & games, demontrations, booths, food and so much more!

Join Us!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2013 Coming Soon

 

Harmony Bazaar Festival of Women & Song      Harmony Bazaar Festival Lockeport

HARMONY BAZAAR
NOVA SCOTIA FESTIVAL OF WOMEN & SONG
July 25-27,  2014

Headlining this past year was Serena Ryder and Sarah Harmer! Don’t miss out!

Lockeport, NS

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Shag Harbour UFO Festival       Shag Harbour UFO Incident Festival

SHAG HARBOUR UFO FESTIVAL
August 7-8, 2014 
Shag Harbour, NS

A festival of events themed around the 1967 UFO crash in Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia.  This incident is the only UFO crash recorded and recognized by the Canadian Government.Come explore our museum, take a boat ride to the crash site, talk to locals who witnessed this event, take in a Lobster Dinner and  enjoy the variety show. A UFO Symposium will also take place on August 7th. Learn more here.

 

Lockeport Sea Derby     Lockeport Sea Derby

LOCKEPORT SEA DERBY
August 8-10, 2014
Lockeport, NS

Join us at the 19th Annual Lockeport Sea Derby.  The longest running sea derby in Nova Scotia! Enjoy a weekend of fun filled events and watch in excitment as the “catch of the day” is brought in and weighed and measured. Prizes awarded for the biggest shark, groundfish and mackeral. Check us out here!

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Shelburne Kayak Festival        Shelburne Kayak Festival

SHELBURNE KAYAK FESTIVAL

August 15 – 17, 2014 , Island Park, Shelburne

Fun for the whole family! Enjoy the weekend at Island’s Park, “test drive” a kayak or bring your own. Day trips, lessons, nature walks and much more!

Like the Shelburne Kayak on Facebook

 

Pirate Rendezvous Shelburne  Pirate Rendezvous Shelburne

PIRATE RENDEZVOUS

August 23-25, 2013 , Shelburne, NS

Avast all ye scurvy dogs… winsome wenches and riff-raff of all ages, come join Capt Pike and his jolly band of merciless cut throats for four full days of pure fun, pirate battles, music, mayhem, food, drink and merriment of every sort.

 

 

Shelburne Whirligig Festival      Shelburne Whirligig and Weathervane Festival

WHIRLIGIG & WEATHER VANE FESTIVAL
September 20-21, 2014
Shelburne, NS

The 14th Annual Whirligig Festival is held on Shelburne’s Historic Dock Street.  Explore and be amused by the vast array of whirligigs and weather vanes on display.  $1500 worth of prizes will be awarded in different catergories.  This festival was chosen as the BEST festival in Nova Scotia in 2007! Fun for young and old alike!

Learn more here.

 

 

Explore our Lighthouses      Lights Along the Shore Fesitval

LIGHTS ALONG THE SHORE
September 19-21, 2014
Lighthouse Route, NS

This three day event celebrates the lights and lighthouses of the South Shore of Nova Scotia.

Includes a fisherman’s breakfast and lobster boil at the Sandy Point Lighthouse Community Centre, musical entertainment, moonlit tours, candlelight grave yard tours and much more.

 

 

Shelburne Harvest Fair     Shelburne Harvest Fair

SHELBURNE COUNTY PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

SHELBURNE HARVEST FAIR

October 10-11, 2014
Islands Park, Shelburne & Clark’s Harbour, NS

Clark’s Harbour’s Events start at 9:30AM – Bring in your pumpkins, squash, gourds and sunflowers for a chance to win! Lots of fun, family activities at Islands Park, Shelburne all day long. Come join in the fun and best of all it’s Free!

 

Shelburne Celebrates Christmas Festival       Shelburne Celebrates Christmas

SHELBURNE CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS

November 20-23, 2014
Shelburne, NS

See our November Events listings for all activities!

 

Christmas By the Sea in Lockeport

CHRISTMAS BY THE SEA

December 5-8, 2013

Come celebrate Christmas by the Sea in Lockeport. Lots of fun for the whole family!

Schedule coming soon!

 

Festival of Lights Barrington       Lobster Pot Christmas Tree Barrington Festival of Lights

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
December 5-8, 2013
Barrington Passage, NS 

Visit our Lobster Pot Christmas Tree! Enjoy our Parade of Lights, fireworks, entertainment, and much more!

Schedule of events coming soon!

 

 

 

 

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