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The Event Schedule

This summer during Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, Nova Scotia's host ports will be alive with events and activities for families, foodies, music and theatre fans, history buffs, parade lovers and those who just love to experience something new. Search our event calendar by port or date to start planning your summer adventure now.

June

29June 2017

Port Hawkesbury

Seascapes and Ships Art Exhibit and Talk

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

Seascapes and ships art exhibit and talk.



30June 2017

Pugwash

Tall Ships Access

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Vessel Tours - Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
From 10:00AM - 1:00PM and 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Pugwash

Displays, Food & Entertainment

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

K&S Windsor Salt Shaker Compound

Displays, Food & Entertainment in the K+S Windsor Salt Shaker Compound

 

Pictou

Tall Ship Access To Hector Quay

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:00AM–04:00PM

Hector Quay

Tall Ship Access To Hector Quay

Port Hawkesbury

Reptile Exhibit

Friday, 30 June 2017, 11:00AM–12:00PM

Waterfront

Reptile exhibit.

Port Hawkesbury

Food Trucks

Friday, 30 June 2017, 11:00AM–12:00PM

Waterfront

Food trucks.

Port Hawkesbury

Tall Ships Access

Friday, 30 June 2017, 12:00PM–04:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Pictou

Pirate Treasure Hunt for Families

Friday, 30 June 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Pirate Treasure Hunt for Families.

 

Pictou

Tall Ships Access

Friday, 30 June 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

 

Pictou

Concessions

Friday, 30 June 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Concessions

Pictou

Kids Zone

Friday, 30 June 2017, 01:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Kids Zone: featuring inflatables and slides

 

Pictou

Live Entertainment

Friday, 30 June 2017, 01:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Free Live Entertainment Featuring:

1:00 pm                 Kyle & Sheamus (The Barra MacNeils)

2:00 pm                 Evans & Doherty

3:00 pm                 John Spyder Macdonald

4:00 pm                 Tony & Shannon Quinn

Port Hawkesbury

Painting Event

Friday, 30 June 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Waterfront

Painting event.

Pugwash

Pugwash HarbourFest

Friday, 30 June 2017, 06:00PM–08:00PM

K&S Windsor Salt Shaker Compound

Pugwash HarbourFest Opening Ceremonies and Tall Ships Crew Reception

Pugwash

Welcome of the Fleet Reception

Friday, 30 June 2017, 06:00PM–08:00PM

WSS Compound

Opening Reception - For Volunteers and Dignitaries

Port Hawkesbury

Tall Ships Pub with Port Cities

Friday, 30 June 2017, 09:00PM–12:00AM

Waterfront

Tall Ships Pub with Port Cities.

July

01July 2017

Pictou

Fireworks at Dawn

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 05:30AM

Pictou Waterfront

Start Canada Day with a ‘bang’

Pugwash

Gathering of the Clans

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 07:00AM–10:00PM

Various Locations

Gathering of the Clans

 

Pictou

Breakfast at Hector Heritage Quay

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 07:00AM–09:00AM

Hector Heritage Quay

By the Pictou Fire Department

Pugwash

Food & Artisan Booths

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 08:00AM–07:00PM

Water Street

Food & Artisan Booths

Pugwash

Midway

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 08:00AM–11:00PM

Municipal parking area - harbour front

Midway, Food and Artisan Booths

Pugwash

Firefighters Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 08:00AM–10:00AM

Pugwash Fire Station – 11057 Hwy 6

Firefighters Pancake Breakfast

Pugwash

Farmers Market

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 08:30AM–01:00PM

Train Station Parking Area

Farmers Market

Port Hawkesbury

Wharfside Brunch

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 09:00AM–11:00AM

Waterfront

Wharfside Brunch

 

Pugwash

Yoga at the Lodge

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 09:30AM–10:15AM

249 Water Street

Yoga at the Lodge

Pugwash

Children's Entertainment

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

K&S Windsor Salt Shaker Compound

Children's Entertainment & Other Acts

Pugwash

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00AM–04:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
From 10:00AM - 1:00PM and 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

 

Pugwash

The Grand Parade

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00AM–11:00AM

Pugwash Village

The Grand Parade

Pugwash

Taste of Nova Scotia Food Expo

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00AM–10:00PM

Windsor Salt Shaker Compound

Taste of Nova Scotia Food Expo; Beer & Wine Tent

Pictou

Pictou County Weekend Market at the Curling Club

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Curling Club

Pictou County Weekend Market at the Curling Club

Pugwash

Thinkers Lodge Guided Tours and Gift Shop

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

249 Water Street

Thinkers Lodge Guided Tours and Gift Shop

Port Hawkesbury

Artisans Market

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00AM–01:00PM

Waterfront

Artisans Market

Pictou

Tall Ship Access to Hector Quay

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00AM–04:00PM

Hector Quay

Tall Ship Access to Hector Quay

Pugwash

Antique Car, Tractor & Engine Show

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 11:00AM–05:00PM

Water Street

Antique Car, Tractor & Engine Show

Pugwash

Heavyweight Highland Games

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 11:00AM–03:00PM

Cyrus Eaton Elementary School Playgrounds

Heavyweight Highland Games

Port Hawkesbury

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Pugwash

Bagpipe & Drum Competitions

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Thinkers Lodge

Bagpipe & Drum Competitions

Port Hawkesbury

Canada Day Events

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM–02:00PM

Granville Green Bandshell

Canada Day Events

Pictou

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Pictou

Kids Zone

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Kids Zone

Pictou

Pirate Treasure Hunt for Families

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Around Town

Pirate Treasure Hunt for Families.

Pictou

Canada Day Celebrations

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pictou Marina

Canada Day Celebrations

Pictou

Concessions

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Concessions

Port Hawkesbury

Nine Mile River

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM–01:00PM

Granville Green Bandshell

Nine Mile River

Pugwash

Historical Art and Rug Display

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Old Masonic Lodge

Historical Art and Rug Display

Pictou

Lobster Burgers

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 12:00PM

Curling Club

Lobster Burgers at the Curling Club

Pugwash

Massed Pipe Band

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 01:00PM–05:00PM

Water Street

Massed Pipe Band

Pictou

Live Entertainment

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 01:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Free Live Entertainment featuring:

1:00 pm           Alycia Putnam & Family

2:00 pm           Brian & Brenda Bowden

3:00 pm           NaGaisGich Pipeband

4:00 pm           Pirates of Pictou

 

Pugwash

Stage Entertainment

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 01:00PM–10:00PM

Eaton Stage

Main Stage Performances

Pugwash

Platinum / VIP Reception

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 07:00PM–09:00PM

WSSC

Platinum / VIP Reception

Pugwash

Fireworks

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00PM

Pugwash Harbour

Fireworks

Port Hawkesbury

Tall Ships Pub with Matt Minglewood

Saturday, 01 July 2017, 10:00PM–12:00AM

Waterfront

Tall Ships Pub with Matt Minglewood.

 

02July 2017

Port Hawkesbury

Tall Ships Access

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 09:00AM–02:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Port Hawkesbury

5K Pirate Race

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 09:00AM–10:00AM

Granville Green Bandshell

5k Pirate Race

Pugwash

Food & Artisan Booths

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Water Street

Food & Artisan Booths

Pugwash

Tall Ships Access

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Vessel Tours - Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
From 10:00AM - 1:00PM and 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Pugwash

Children's Entertainment

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

K+S Windsor “Salt Shaker” Compound

Children's Entertainment/Other Acts

Pictou

Pictou County Weekend Market at the Curling Club

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Curling Club

Pictou County Weekend Market at the Curling Club

Pugwash

Taste of Nova Scotia Food Expo

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Windsor Salt Shaker Compound

Taste of Nova Scotia Food Expo; Beer & Wine Tent

Pugwash

Thinkers Lodge Guided Tours and Gift Shop

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

249 Water Street

Thinkers Lodge Guided Tours and Gift Shop

Pictou

Tall Ship Access To Hector Quay

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 10:00AM–04:00PM

Hector Quay

Tall Ship access to Hector Quay

Pugwash

"Recycled” Regatta

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 10:30AM–01:30PM

Crescent Beach

"Recycled” and Cardboard Boat Races

Port Hawkesbury

Children's Pirate's Cove Village

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 12:00PM–03:00PM

Waterfront

Children's Pirate's Cove Village.

 

Pictou

Tall Ships Access

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Free access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Pictou

Kids Zone

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Kids Zone

Pictou

Pirate Treasure Hunt for Families

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Around Town

Pirate Treasure Hunt for Families.

Pictou

Concessions

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Concessions

Pugwash

Historical Art and Rug Display

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Old Masonic Lodge

Historical Art and Rug Display

Pugwash

Giant Cribbage Tournament

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 01:00PM–05:00PM

Northumberland Community Curling Club

Giant Cribbage Tournament
REGISTRATION: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Cash Prizes!

Port Hawkesbury

Daytime Entertainment

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 01:00PM–03:00PM

Waterfront

Daytime Entertainment.

Pictou

Live Entertainment

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 01:00PM–05:00PM

Pier C

Free Live Entertainment featuring:

1:00 pm            Jimmy Sweeney

2:00 pm           Ralph Heighton/Harvey Bate

3:00 pm           Ardyth & Jennifer

4:00 pm           Albert Dunnewold

Port Hawkesbury

Rock Skipping Competition

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Waterfront

Rock skipping competition.

Pugwash

Soapbox Derby

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 02:30PM–04:30PM

Water Street

Soapbox Derby

Pugwash

Domino Man

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 04:00PM–05:00PM

PDHS

Domino Man

Pugwash

Extreme Water Fight

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 05:00PM–05:30PM

Eaton Park

Extreme Water Fight

Pugwash

Sunset Send Off

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 06:00PM–08:00PM

K&S Windsor Salt Shaker Compound

Sunset Send Off

Port Hawkesbury

Granville Green Concert featuring The Barra MacNeils

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 07:00PM–10:00PM

Granville Green Bandshell

Granville Green Concert featuring The Barra MacNeils.

 

Port Hawkesbury

Fireworks

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 09:00PM–10:00PM

Waterfront

Fireworks.

Port Hawkesbury

Parade of Sail

Sunday, 02 July 2017, 09:00PM–10:00PM

Waterfront

Parade of Sail.

28July 2017

Halifax

Ship Arrivals

Friday, 28 July 2017, 12:00AM

Waterfront

Ship Arrivals
Various Times

Halifax

Mawio'mi - a Mi’kmaq Cultural Gathering and Experience

Friday, 28 July 2017, 06:00AM–11:00PM

Sands at Salter

Mawio'mi - a Mi’kmaq Cultural Gathering and Experience featuring canoe displays by Todd Labrador, Sunrise Ceremonies and storytelling with Sacred Firekeeper Danny Paul, and Mi’kmaq culinary demonstrations by Chef Ray Bear from (3:00-5:00 PM).

Halifax

Sacred Fire Ceremony

Friday, 28 July 2017, 06:00AM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

Tee Pee Lights

Friday, 28 July 2017, 06:00AM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

Parks Canada at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Friday, 28 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

In addition to the Halifax Citadel's every day awesome experiences including the 78th Highland sentries and the iconic noon gun, visitors will find a fully equipped First World War Casualty Clearing Station, complete with battlefield nurses. Explore our recreated First World War trench and see some larger displays of marching and military tactics from the time of Confederation. Open 9 am to 6 pm daily. www.parkscanada.gc.ca/halifaxcitadel

 

Halifax

Canoe/Interpretive

Friday, 28 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park

Friday, 28 July 2017, 10:00AM–10:00PM

Cunard Lot

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park.  Buy tickets for rides on site.

Halifax

Bluenose II Program

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Bluenose II Program.

 

Halifax

Taste of Nova Scotia - Food Fare by the Sea

Friday, 28 July 2017, 11:00AM–10:00PM

Salter lot

Taste of Nova Scotia -  Food Fare by the Sea.

Halifax

Parks Canada on the Waterfront

Friday, 28 July 2017, 12:00PM–06:00PM

Halifax Waterfront

Learn about Canada’s naval and military heritage from the time of Confederation and through the world wars. Chat with costumed interpreters aboard HMCS Acadia and on the pier. Watch cannon and rifle demonstrations, learn about medicine during the First World War, and see if you can resist the temptations of a recruiting sergeant.

Be sure to drop into the Parks Canada Plaza located at the wave and find out what's new at all of our Atlantic Canada sites this summer! Pick up your FREE Parks Canada Discovery Pass, get an airbrush tattoo, meet our roving beaver mascot Parka, and more!

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion: CBC Radio One Mainstreet

Friday, 28 July 2017, 04:00PM–06:00PM

Salter Lot

CBC Radio One Mainstreet with Bob Murphy with musical guests Century Egg and Shannon Quinn - CBC Broadcast Tent, CBC Entertainment Pavilion

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion Nova Scotia News

Friday, 28 July 2017, 06:00PM–07:00PM

Salter Lot

Free event.

Halifax

A Taste of Nova Scotia on Georges Island: Nova Scotia Lobster Feast

Friday, 28 July 2017, 06:00PM–09:00PM

Georges Island

A Taste of Nova Scotia on Georges Island – Nova Scotia Lobster Feast *

Experience Nova Scotia lobster like never before! Picture yourself on Georges Island, with views of Tall Ships, savouring fresh, steamed lobster paired with Nova Scotia wines. Taste of Nova Scotia in partnership with Waterfront Development and Parks Canada is excited to present a series of locally-inspired event on Georges Island. The culinary experiences will be set against the majestic backdrop of the RDV 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. Join us to Discover the Wonder on Georges Island.

Time: 6:00 PM

Ticket info: $150 per person

*19 +

 

Visit http://rdv2017.tickethalifax.com/

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion Cassie and Maggie

Friday, 28 July 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Salter Lot

Free Event.

Halifax

Atlantic Film Festival Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night

Friday, 28 July 2017, 08:00PM–11:00PM

Tall Ships Quay

Atlantic Film Festival Outdoor Waterfront Movie Night
Showing of "The Pirates! - Band of Misfits".

 

 

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion Town Heroes

Friday, 28 July 2017, 09:00PM–10:00PM

Salter Lot

CBC Entertainment Pavilion Town Heroes

Halifax

FlameOz

Friday, 28 July 2017, 10:15PM–11:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event

FlameOz – An unforgettable awe-inspiring Fire acrobatic trio from Australia and UK. They are a high impact blend of beauty, dance, power, energy and FIRE!

 

29July 2017

Halifax

Mawio'mi - a Mi’kmaq Cultural Gathering and Experience

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 06:00AM–11:00PM

Sands at Salter

Mawio'mi - a Mi’kmaq Cultural Gathering and Experience featuring canoe displays by Todd Labrador, Sunrise Ceremonies and storytelling with Sacred Firekeeper Danny Paul, and Mi’kmaq culinary demonstrations by Chef Ray Bear (3:00-5:00 PM).

Halifax

Sacred Fire Ceremony

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 06:00AM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

Tee Pee Lights

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 06:00AM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion - CBC Radio One Weekend Mornings

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 06:00AM–09:00AM

Salter Lot

Free Event.  CBC Radio One Weekend Mornings with Bill Roach and musical guests Willie Stratton and Evans & Doherty and Catherine MacLellan with Chris Gauthier.

Halifax

Parks Canada at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

In addition to the Halifax Citadel's every day awesome experiences including the 78th Highland sentries and the iconic noon gun, visitors will find a fully equipped First World War Casualty Clearing Station, complete with battlefield nurses. Explore our recreated First World War trench and see some larger displays of marching and military tactics from the time of Confederation. Open 9 am to 6 pm daily. www.parkscanada.gc.ca/halifaxcitadel

Dartmouth

Pirates Landing at Alderney Landing

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09:00AM–09:00PM

Alderney Landing

Pirates Landing at Alderney Landing. Bouncy Castles, Face Painting and more!

 

Halifax

Canoe/Interpretive

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Dartmouth

Pirate Animators

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Alderney Landing

Pirate Animators. Free event.

Halifax

Parks Canada on the Waterfront

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Halifax Waterfront

Learn about Canada’s naval and military heritage from the time of Confederation and through the world wars. Chat with costumed interpreters aboard HMCS Acadia and on the pier. Watch cannon and rifle demonstrations, learn about medicine during the First World War, and see if you can resist the temptations of a recruiting sergeant.

Be sure to drop into the Parks Canada Plaza located at the wave and find out what's new at all of our Atlantic Canada sites this summer! Pick up your FREE Parks Canada Discovery Pass, get an airbrush tattoo, meet our roving beaver mascot Parka, and more!

Halifax

Blessing of the Fleet / Opening Ceremony

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09:30AM–11:00AM

Sackville Jetty

Welcome/Opening Ceremony

Halifax

Theodore Rides to Dartmouth

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

$2 per person per ride

Halifax

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:00AM–10:00PM

Cunard Lot

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park.  Buy tickets for rides on site.

Halifax

CBC Nova Scotia Craftivity Zone and CBC Kids Characters

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:00AM–04:00PM

Salter Lot

Free Event. Shows starting at 10:00AM.

Dartmouth

Theodore Rides to Halifax

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Alderney Landing

$2 per person per ride.

Dartmouth

Children Learn to Cook

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:00AM–02:00PM

Alderney Landing

Children learn to cook. Free event.

Dartmouth

The Halifax Mermaids

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:00AM–12:00PM

Alderney Landing

The Halifax Mermaids. Free event.

Dartmouth

The Maritime Marionettes Molly and the Oak Island Treasure

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:00AM

Alderney Landing

The Maritime Marionettes Molly and the Oak Island Treasure. Free event. 10AM and 11:30AM

Halifax

Taste of Nova Scotia - Food Fare by the Sea

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 11:00AM–10:00PM

Salter Lot

Taste of Nova Scotia -  Food Fare by the Sea.

Halifax

Bluenose II Program

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Free Event.

Halifax

McNabs Island Picnic

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 11:00AM–03:00PM

McNabs Island

McNabs Island Picnic*

Come and enjoy a picnic on Mauger’s Beach on this gem of an Island located in Halifax Harbour.

TICKET PRICE: $15
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Click here for details and departure times.

* Alcohol not permitted on McNabs Island.

Visit https://www.mtcw.ca/tall-ships-festival-2017

Bring your own picnic. There will also be picnic lunch options available to order in advance.

Scanway will be offering the below boxed lunch options:

Express Lunch: Hearty sandwich or wrap, jumbo cookie
$8 (per person)
President’s Lunch: Lobster salad sandwich, garden salad and potato salad, almond raspberry tart
$20 (per person)
Add fruit for $2, add beverage for $2

Please connect with Scanway Catering 902 425 0386 or catering@scanwaycatering.ca to pre-order your picnic. Please note that all orders need to be pre-ordered and paid for by Wednesday July 26th 12pm.

Baskets can be picked up Saturday, July 29 between 9:00am and 10:15am at Scanway Bakery & Café, 1567 Grafton St., Halifax

 

Dartmouth

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Halifax

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access for visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Dartmouth

Nova Scotia Ship Building

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 12:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

NS Shipbuilding. Free event.

Halifax

Georges Island Concert: Joel Plaskett Emergency & Port Cities

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 01:00PM–03:00PM

Georges Island

Joel Plaskett Emergency & Port Cities Rock Georges Island Presented By Atlantic Lottery

 Join Joel Plaskett Emergency and Port Cities for a unique concert experience on Georges Island in the middle of Halifax Harbour during Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta.  

VIP benefits are preferred departure times and priority departure (there will be two lines to leave and VIPs will go to front of their line - like a fast pass at a theme park. It's a BIG benefit.

TICKET PRICE:
General Admission: $35 + taxes + fees ($44 total paid by customer)
VIP: $75 + taxes + fees ($93 total paid by customer)

Concert is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Ferry leaves from Halifax Ferry Terminal.

Click here

Halifax

CBC Popup - Còig

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Sackville Landing

A free concert with Cape Breton Celtic group, Còig.

Dartmouth

DaPoPo Theatres the Captain Pirates Play

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 01:00PM

Alderney Landing

DaPoPo Theatres the Captain Pirates Play. Free event. 1PM, 3PM, 6PM and 8PM

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Der Heiser

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 01:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Der Heiser. Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Evans & Doherty

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Evans & Doherty. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Andrew Sneddon

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Kids

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Kids. Free event.

Dartmouth

The Halifax Mermaids

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

The Halifax Mermaids. Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin' Brass Band

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin' Brass Band. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Popup - Allan Jeffries

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 03:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free Event.

Dartmouth

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood. Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 04:00PM–05:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Band Change of Step

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 04:00PM–05:00PM

Salter Lot

Free concert.

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Evans & Doherty

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 05:00PM–06:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event

Halifax

A Taste of Nova Scotia on Georges Island: Nova Scotia Good Cheer & BBQ

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 06:00PM–09:00PM

Georges Island

A Taste of Nova Scotia on Georges Island: Nova Scotia Good Cheer & BBQ*

Cheers! Nova Scotia craft beer, spirits, cider and wine paired with local BBQ favourites, set on Georges Island – this will be the ultimate local food and drink celebration. Taste of Nova Scotia in partnership with Waterfront Development and Parks Canada is excited to present a series of locally-inspired events on Georges Island. The culinary experiences will be set against the majestic backdrop of the RDV 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. Join us to Discover the Wonder on Georges Island.

Time: 6:00PM

* 19 +

Click here 

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin Brass Band

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 06:00PM–07:00PM

Sackville Landing

Enjoy free music by Booty Boppin Brass Band

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Alan Jeffries

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 06:00PM–07:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Alan Jeffries. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Popup - Cassie and Maggie

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free Event.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Sanctified Brothers

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Sanctified Brothers. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Concert: Natalie MacMaster with Symphony Nova Scotia and the Elmer Iseler Singers

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 08:00PM–10:00PM

Salter Lot

Free concert:  Natalie McMaster with Symphony Nova Scotia and the Elmer Iseler Singers

No tickets (first come basis)

Halifax

Fireworks

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09:40PM–09:50PM

Waterfront

Watch fireworks over the waterfront.

Halifax

FlameOz

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:15PM–11:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event

FlameOz – An unforgettable awe-inspiring Fire acrobatic trio from Australia and UK. They are a high impact blend of beauty, dance, power, energy and FIRE!

 

Halifax

CBC Band Coig

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 10:30PM–11:30PM

Salter Lot

Free concert.

30July 2017

Halifax

Mawio'mi - a Mi’kmaq Cultural Gathering and Experience

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 06:00AM–11:00PM

Sands at Salter

Mawio'mi - a Mi’kmaq Cultural Gathering and Experience featuring canoe displays by Todd Labrador, Sunrise Ceremonies and storytelling with Sacred Firekeeper Danny Paul, and Mi’kmaq culinary demonstrations by Chef Ray Bear. (3:00 - 5:00 PM)

Halifax

Sacred Fire Ceremony

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 06:00AM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

Tee Pee Lights

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 06:00AM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

Parks Canada at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

In addition to the Halifax Citadel's every day awesome experiences including the 78th Highland sentries and the iconic noon gun, visitors will find a fully equipped First World War Casualty Clearing Station, complete with battlefield nurses. Explore our recreated First World War trench and see some larger displays of marching and military tactics from the time of Confederation. Open 9 am to 6 pm daily. www.parkscanada.gc.ca/halifaxcitadel

Dartmouth

Pirates Landing at Alderney Landing

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 09:00AM–09:00PM

Alderney Landing

Pirates Landing at Alderney Landing. Bouncy Castles, Face Painting and more!

 

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion - Weekend Mornings Itty Bitty Breakfast for kids with Bill Roach

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 09:00AM–10:00AM

Salter Lot

Free Event.  Weekend Mornings Itty Bitty Breakfast for kids with Bill Roach,

Halifax

Canoe/Interpretive

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Nova Scotia Craftivity Zone and CBC Kids Characters

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 09:00AM–04:00PM

Salter Lot

Free Event. Shows starting at 10:00AM

Dartmouth

Pirate Animators

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Alderney Landing

Pirate Animators. Free event.

Halifax

Parks Canada on the Waterfront

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Halifax Waterfront

Learn about Canada’s naval and military heritage from the time of Confederation and through the world wars. Chat with costumed interpreters aboard HMCS Acadia and on the pier. Watch cannon and rifle demonstrations, learn about medicine during the First World War, and see if you can resist the temptations of a recruiting sergeant.

Be sure to drop into the Parks Canada Plaza located at the wave and find out what's new at all of our Atlantic Canada sites this summer! Pick up your FREE Parks Canada Discovery Pass, get an airbrush tattoo, meet our roving beaver mascot Parka, and more!

Halifax

Parks Canada Explore Georges Island

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 10:00AM–03:00PM

Georges Island

Parks Canada Explore Georges Island

Don't miss the opportunity to visit Georges Island National Historic Site during Tall Ships 2017! Learn about the early French connection to Halifax harbour as you experience the “Life of a Soldier” with costumed interpreters from Fortress of Louisbourg. Also, don’t forget to take a tunnel tour and go beneath Fort Charlotte.

TICKET PRICE: $15
Departs from the Halifax Ferry Terminal
Starting at 10:00A.M.; last boat departs to the Island at 3:00P.M.

Click here for details

Click Here For Some FAQ's

Dartmouth

Theodore Rides to Halifax

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

$2 per person per ride.

Dartmouth

The Halifax Mermaids

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 10:00AM–12:00PM

Alderney Landing

The Halifax Mermaids. Free event.

Dartmouth

The Maritime Marionettes Molly and the Oak Island Treasure

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 10:00AM

Alderney Landing

The Maritime Marionettes Molly and the Oak Island Treasure. Free event. 10AM and 11:30AM

Halifax

Taste of Nova Scotia - Food Fare by the Sea

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 11:00AM–10:00PM

Salter Lot

Taste of Nova Scotia -  Food Fare by the Sea.

Halifax

Bluenose II Program

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Bluenose II Program.

 

Halifax

Tall Ships Access

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting tall ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Dartmouth

Tall Ships Access

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Halifax

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 11:00AM–10:00PM

Cunard Lot

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park.  Buy tickets for rides on site.

Dartmouth

Nova Scotia Ship Building

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 12:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

NS Shipbuilding. Free event.

Dartmouth

DaPoPo Theatres the Captain Pirates Play

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 01:00PM

Alderney Landing

DaPoPo Theatres the Captain Pirates Play. Free event. 1PM, 3PM and 5PM

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Evans & Doherty

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event

Dartmouth

The Halifax Mermaids

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

The Halifax Mermaids. Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Kids

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Kids. Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Andrew Sneddon & Matt Hornell

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Andrew Sneddon & Matt Hornell. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin Brass Band

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 03:00PM

Sackville Landing

Enjoy free music by Booty Boppin Brass Band

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Der Heiser

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 03:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Der Heiser. Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin' Brass Band

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin' Brass Band. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Band Change of Step

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 04:00PM

Salter Lot

Free concert.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Cassie & Maggie MacDonald

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 04:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Cassie & Maggie MacDonald. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Popup - Cassie and Maggie

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 04:00PM–05:00PM

Alderney Landing

Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Der Heiser

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 05:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 05:00PM–06:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood. Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 06:00PM–10:00PM

Salter Lot

CBC Entertainment Pavilion - Sunday night

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Sanctified Brothers

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 06:00PM–07:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Popup - Còig

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 06:00PM–07:00PM

Alderney Landing

A free concert with Cape Breton Celtic group, Còig.

Halifax

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free Event. 

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Change of Step

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Band Change of Step. Free concert.

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion: Reeny Smith presented by Casino Nova Scotia

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 08:00PM–09:00PM

Salter Lot

Free event. Reeny Smith presented by Casino Nova Scotia

Halifax

Fireworks

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 10:00PM–10:10PM

Waterfront

Watch fireworks over the waterfront.

31July 2017

Halifax

Mawio'mi - a Mi’kmaq Cultural Gathering and Experience

Monday, 31 July 2017, 06:00AM–11:00PM

Sands at Salter

Mawio'mi - a Mi’kmaq Cultural Gathering and Experience featuring canoe displays by Todd Labrador, Sunrise Ceremonies and storytelling with Sacred Firekeeper Danny Paul, and Mi’kmaq culinary demonstrations by Chef Ray Bear. (3PM - 5PM)

Halifax

Sacred Fire Ceremony

Monday, 31 July 2017, 06:00AM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

Tee Pee Lights

Monday, 31 July 2017, 06:00AM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion -CBC Radio One Information Morning with Don Connolly and Louise Renault

Monday, 31 July 2017, 06:00AM–08:45AM

Salter Lot

Free Event.  CBC Radio One Information Morning with Don Connolly and Louise Renault and musical guests Ian Sherwood and Cassie and Maggie.

Halifax

Picnic in the Parade

Monday, 31 July 2017, 08:00AM–10:00AM

Grand Parade Halifax

A picnic in the Grand Parade, 1790 Argyle St., Halifax, on July 31 from 8a.m. to 10 a.m.  It will feature local produce courtesy of the Halifax Convention Centre team and their in-house culinary experts, in support of Feed Nova Scotia.  Volunteers from Feed Nova Scotia will collect donations.

Halifax

Parks Canada at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Monday, 31 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

In addition to the Halifax Citadel's every day awesome experiences including the 78th Highland sentries and the iconic noon gun, visitors will find a fully equipped First World War Casualty Clearing Station, complete with battlefield nurses. Explore our recreated First World War trench and see some larger displays of marching and military tactics from the time of Confederation. Open 9 am to 6 pm daily. www.parkscanada.gc.ca/halifaxcitadel

Dartmouth

Pirates Landing at Alderney Landing

Monday, 31 July 2017, 09:00AM–09:00PM

Alderney Landing

Pirates Landing at Alderney Landing. Bouncy Castles, Face Painting and more!

 

Halifax

Canoe/Interpretive

Monday, 31 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Sands at Salter

Free Event.

Dartmouth

Pirate Animators

Monday, 31 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Alderney Landing

Pirate Animators. Free event.

Halifax

Parks Canada on the Waterfront

Monday, 31 July 2017, 09:00AM–06:00PM

Halifax Waterfront

Learn about Canada’s naval and military heritage from the time of Confederation and through the world wars. Chat with costumed interpreters aboard HMCS Acadia and on the pier. Watch cannon and rifle demonstrations, learn about medicine during the First World War, and see if you can resist the temptations of a recruiting sergeant.

Be sure to drop into the Parks Canada Plaza located at the wave and find out what's new at all of our Atlantic Canada sites this summer! Pick up your FREE Parks Canada Discovery Pass, get an airbrush tattoo, meet our roving beaver mascot Parka, and more!

Halifax

Parks Canada Explore Georges Island

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:00AM–03:00PM

Georges Island

Parks Canada Explore Georges Island

Don't miss the opportunity to visit Georges Island National Historic Site during Tall Ships 2017! Learn about the early French connection to Halifax harbour as you experience the “Life of a Soldier” with costumed interpreters from Fortress of Louisbourg. Also, don’t forget to take a tunnel tour and go beneath Fort Charlotte.

TICKET PRICE: $15 per person
Starting at 10:00A.M.; last boat departs to the Island at 3:00P.M.
Departs from the Halifax Ferry Terminal 

Click here for details.

Click Here For Some FAQ's

Halifax

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:00AM–10:00PM

Cunard Lot

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park.  Buy tickets for rides on site.

Halifax

CBC Nova Scotia Craftivity Zone and CBC Kids Characters

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:00AM–04:00PM

Salter Lot

Free Event. Shows starting at 10:00AM.  CBC Nova Scotia Craftivity Zone and CBC Kids Characters

Dartmouth

Theodore Rides to Halifax

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

$2 per person per ride.

Dartmouth

The Halifax Mermaids

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:00AM–12:00PM

Alderney Landing

The Halifax Mermaids. Free event.

Dartmouth

The Maritime Marionettes Molly and the Oak Island Treasure

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:00AM

Alderney Landing

The Maritime Marionettes Molly and the Oak Island Treasure. Free event. 10AM and 11:30AM

Halifax

Taste of Nova Scotia - Food Fare by the Sea

Monday, 31 July 2017, 11:00AM–10:00PM

Salter Lot

Taste of Nova Scotia -  Food Fare by the Sea.

Halifax

Bluenose II Program

Monday, 31 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Bluenose II Program.

Halifax

Tall Ships Access

Monday, 31 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to the visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Dartmouth

Tall Ships Access

Monday, 31 July 2017, 11:00AM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

Free public access for visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Dartmouth

Nova Scotia Ship Building

Monday, 31 July 2017, 12:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

NS Shipbuilding. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Andrew Sneddon & Matt Hornell

Monday, 31 July 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event.

Dartmouth

DaPoPo Theatres the Captain Pirates Play

Monday, 31 July 2017, 01:00PM

Alderney Landing

DaPoPo Theatres the Captain Pirates Play. Free event. 1PM, 3PM and 5PM

Halifax

CBC Popup - Cassie and Maggie

Monday, 31 July 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Alderney Landing

Free Event.

Dartmouth

The Halifax Mermaids

Monday, 31 July 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

The Halifax Mermaids. Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Kids

Monday, 31 July 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Kids. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin Brass Band

Monday, 31 July 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Sackville Landing

Enjoy free music by Booty Boppin Brass Band

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Sanctified Brothers

Monday, 31 July 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Sanctified Brothers. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood

Monday, 31 July 2017, 04:00PM–05:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Der Heiser

Monday, 31 July 2017, 04:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Andrew Sneddon & Matt Hornell

Monday, 31 July 2017, 04:00PM–05:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Andrew Sneddon & Matt Hornell. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Band Change of Step

Monday, 31 July 2017, 05:00PM

Salter Lot

Free concert.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Cassie & Maggie MacDonald

Monday, 31 July 2017, 05:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Cassie & Maggie MacDonald. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Nova Scotia News with host Tom Murphy

Monday, 31 July 2017, 06:00PM–07:00PM

Salter Lot

Free event. CBC Nova Scotia News with host Tom Murphy live from the CBC Entertainment Pavilion

Dartmouth

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood

Monday, 31 July 2017, 06:00PM–07:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Popup - Ian Sherwood. Free Event.

Halifax

CBC Pop Up - Sanctified Brothers

Monday, 31 July 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event.

Dartmouth

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin' Brass Band

Monday, 31 July 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Alderney Landing

CBC Pop Up - Booty Boppin' Brass Band. Free event.

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion

Monday, 31 July 2017, 08:00PM–11:00PM

Salter Lot

CBC Entertainment Pavilion - Monday night featuring Coig, and more

Halifax

CBC Entertainment Pavilion: Còig

Monday, 31 July 2017, 08:00PM–09:00PM

Salter Lot

Free concert. Playing at 8:00PM

Halifax

Fireworks

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:00PM–10:10PM

Waterfront

Watch fireworks over the waterfront.

Halifax

FlameOz

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:15PM–11:00PM

Sackville Landing

Free event

FlameOz – An unforgettable awe-inspiring Fire acrobatic trio from Australia and UK. They are a high impact blend of beauty, dance, power, energy and FIRE!

 

August

01August 2017

Halifax

Parks Canada on the Waterfront

Tuesday, 01 August 2017, 09:00AM–12:00PM

Halifax Waterfront

Learn about Canada’s naval and military heritage from the time of Confederation and through the world wars. Chat with costumed interpreters aboard HMCS Acadia and on the pier. Watch cannon and rifle demonstrations, learn about medicine during the First World War, and see if you can resist the temptations of a recruiting sergeant.

Be sure to drop into the Parks Canada Plaza located at the wave and find out what's new at all of our Atlantic Canada sites this summer! Pick up your FREE Parks Canada Discovery Pass, get an airbrush tattoo, meet our roving beaver mascot Parka, and more!

Halifax

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park

Tuesday, 01 August 2017, 10:00AM–03:00PM

Cunard Lot

Glow Presents High Seas Adventure Park.  Buy tickets for rides on site.

Halifax

Parade of Sail

Tuesday, 01 August 2017, 12:00PM

Halifax Harbour

Tall Ships Parade of Sail route:
Ships will gather north of McNabs Island, sail along the Dartmouth waterfront up to just south of the Macdonald Bridge. They will then turn over to the Halifax side and sail out of the harbour all along the Halifax waterfront side.

Halifax

#HFXBlueWave

Tuesday, 01 August 2017, 12:00PM–02:00PM

Halifax Harbour

A new feature of the Tall Ships gathering is a unique community opportunity to participate in a Dalhousie University led, blue wave, as part of the Parade of Sail. We’re asking everyone attending the Parade of Sail to wear blue on both sides of the Harbour as we wave farewell to the fleet with a celebration of our ocean pride.

#HFXBlueWave

Blue Wave

04August 2017

Sydney

Walking Tours of Historic North End

Friday, 04 August 2017, 12:00AM

North End

Walking Tours of Historic North End;
more details to come.

Sydney

Sou Wester Ceremony

Friday, 04 August 2017, 12:00AM

Harbourfront

Sou Wester Ceremony

St. Peter's

Nicholas Denys Days

Friday, 04 August 2017, 12:00AM

Village

Nicolas Denys Days

St. Peter's

Camping Night at Battery Park

Friday, 04 August 2017, 12:00AM

Battery Park

Camping Night at Battery Park

Sydney

Sydney Harbourfront Festival

Friday, 04 August 2017, 09:00AM–10:00PM

Harbourfront, Downtown

Sydney Harbourfront Festival

Louisbourg

Ship Arrivals

Friday, 04 August 2017, 10:00AM–11:00AM

Waterfront, Fortress of Louisbourg

Ship Arrivals: Ships Arrive with Coast Guard Guide and Cannon Fire from Fortress of Louisbourg

Louisbourg

Tall Ships Access

Friday, 04 August 2017, 11:00AM–06:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Louisbourg

Pop Up Craft Fair

Friday, 04 August 2017, 11:00AM–06:00PM

Town

Pop Up Craft Fair

Louisbourg

Plein Air Event

Friday, 04 August 2017, 11:00AM–05:00PM

Town, Fortess of Louisbourg

Plein Air Event

Sydney

Tall Ships Access

Friday, 04 August 2017, 12:00PM–04:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Sydney

Aboriginal Ceremony

Friday, 04 August 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Harbourfront

Aboriginal Ceremony

Sydney

Gaelic Welcome

Friday, 04 August 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Harbourfront

Gaelic Welcome

Sydney

Buskers

Friday, 04 August 2017, 02:00PM–05:00PM

Harbourfront

Buskers

St. Peter's

Traditional First Nations Welcome

Friday, 04 August 2017, 03:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Traditional First Nations Welcome – Lighting of the First Sacred Fire

St. Peter's

Pirate Fun Run for Kids

Friday, 04 August 2017, 05:30PM

St. Peter's Marina Street to St. Peter's Canal

Pirate Fun Run for Kids

Sydney

CBC Concert with Matt Minglewood

Friday, 04 August 2017, 07:00PM–10:00PM

Port

CBC Concert with Matt Minglewood

Louisbourg

25th Annual Louisbourg Crabfest

Friday, 04 August 2017, 07:00PM–12:00AM

Town

25th Annual Louisbourg Crabfest

St. Peter's

Sea Shanties – Live Music of the Working Seamen

Friday, 04 August 2017, 07:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Sea Shanties – Live Music of the Working Seamen

Louisbourg

Fireworks

Friday, 04 August 2017, 09:00PM

Town

Fireworks

St. Peter's

Spiritual Night

Friday, 04 August 2017, 09:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Spiritual Night – Sacred Fires, Traditional Drummers and Dancers, Storytelling with the Elders

05August 2017

Sydney

Walking Tours of Historic North End

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00AM

North End

Walking Tours of Historic North End;
more details to come.

Sydney

Sydney Waterfront Street Festival

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00AM

Waterfront

Sydney Waterfront Street Festival
(Sidewalk sale, food trucks, buskers, kids’ tent)

Sydney

Dockside Entertainment

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00AM

Waterfront

Dockside Entertainment

St. Peter's

Nicholas Denys Days

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00AM

Village

Nicolas Denys Days

St. Peter's

Smudging Ceremony to Welcome the Day

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00AM

TBD

Smudging Ceremony to Welcome the Day

St. Peter's

Mi’kmaq, Scottish and French Dance Opening

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00AM

TBD

Mi’kmaq, Scottish and French Dance Opening

St. Peter's

Good Morning in the Village

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 08:00AM

St. Peter's Canal

Good Morning in the Village

Sydney

Sydney Harbourfront Festival

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 09:00AM–10:00PM

Harbourfront, Downtown

Sydney Harbourfront Festival

Sydney

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 10:00AM–03:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Louisbourg

Pop Up Craft Fair

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 10:00AM–06:00PM

Town

Pop Up Craft Fair

Louisbourg

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Louisbourg

All Day Entertainment

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 10:00AM–06:00PM

Town

All Day Entertainment

Louisbourg

Kids’ Activities

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 11:00AM–06:00PM

Waterfront

Kids’ Activities (face painting, balloon making)

Louisbourg

Plein Air Event

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 11:00AM–05:00PM

Town, Fortress of Louisbourg

Plein Air Event

Louisbourg

25th Annual Louisbourg Crabfest

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Town

25th Annual Louisbourg Crabfest

 

Louisbourg

Opening Prayer/Ceremony

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 12:00PM–01:00PM

Waterfront

Opening Prayer/Ceremony

Sydney

Pride Parade

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 01:00PM

Downtown

Pride Parade

St. Peter's

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 01:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

St. Peter's

Festin de la Rochelle – Traditional Fricot/Meat Pie Community Meal/Docksiders Ball

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 06:30PM

St. Peter's Canal

Festin de la Rochelle – Traditional Fricot/Meat Pie Community Meal/Docksiders Ball
Ticketed Event

Sydney

CBC Concert with Port Cities

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 07:00PM–10:00PM

Port

CBC Concert with Port Cities

Louisbourg

Main Street Storytelling

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 08:00PM–10:00PM

Main Street

Main Street Storytelling

St. Peter's

Fireworks

Saturday, 05 August 2017, 09:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Fireworks starting at dusk

06August 2017

Sydney

Walking Tours of Historic North End

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 12:00AM

North End

Walking Tours of Historic North End;
more details to come.

Sydney

Dockside Entertainment

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 12:00AM

Waterfront

Dockside Entertainment

St. Peter's

Nicholas Denys Days

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 12:00AM

Village

Nicolas Denys Days

St. Peter's

Modern Fishing Boat Demos

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 12:00AM

St. Peter's Canal

Modern Fishing Boat Demos

St. Peter's

18th Century Militia Patrols

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 12:00AM

St. Peter's Canal

18th Century Militia Patrols

St. Peter's

Village Run

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 08:00AM

Starts at Kin Excel

Village Run

Sydney

Sydney Harbourfront Festival

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 09:00AM–10:00PM

Harbourfront, Downtown

Sydney Harbourfront Festival

Louisbourg

Tall Ships Access

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Waterfont

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Louisbourg

Pop Up Craft Fair

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 10:00AM–06:00PM

Town

Pop Up Craft Fair

Sydney

Tall Ships Access

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 10:00AM–03:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

St. Peter's

All Aboard Tall Ships

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 10:00AM

Waterfront

All Aboard Tall Ships

Sydney

Kidspree

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 11:00AM–06:00PM

Waterfront

Kidspree (kids’ party)

Louisbourg

Crew Tug of War at Kennington Cove

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 11:00AM–12:00PM

Kennington Cove

Crew Tug of War at Kennington Cove

St. Peter's

Hodge Podge Parish Potluck

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 11:30AM

St. Peter's Lions Hall

Hodge Podge Parish Potluck

Louisbourg

Picnic at the King's Bastion, Fortress of Louisbourg

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 12:00PM–02:00PM

Fortress of Louisbourg

Picnic at the King's Bastion, Fortress of Louisbourg

St. Peter's

Swim the Canal

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 02:00PM

Canal

Swim the Canal

Sydney

Fiddling Farewell on the Dock with Cape Breton Fiddlers' Association

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 04:00PM–06:00PM

Waterfront

Fiddling Farewell on the Dock with Cape Breton Fiddlers' Association

Sydney

Final Concert

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 06:00PM–09:00PM

Waterfront

Final Concert

Louisbourg

Tall Ships Departure

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 06:00PM

Waterfront

Tall Ships Departure: Ships will depart under sail at 6:00P.M.

St. Peter's

Tall Ships Salute

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 06:00PM

St. Peter's Canal

Tall Ships Salute

Louisbourg

Motorcycles Storm the Fortress

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 07:00PM–08:00PM

Town

Motorcycles Storm the Fortress: Motorcycles depart from Storm the Fortress of Louisbourg with a parade of bikes through the Town

Louisbourg

Louisbourg Playhouse Concert

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 08:00PM–10:00PM

Louisbourg Playhouse

Louisbourg Playhouse Concert (ticketed)

Sydney

Fireworks

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 09:00PM

Waterfront

Fireworks

Sydney

Buskers

Sunday, 06 August 2017, 09:00PM–10:00PM

Harbourfront

Buskers

10August 2017

Lunenburg

Historical and Family Programming at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

 

Lunenburg

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Throughout Festival Site

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Lunenburg

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:00AM–09:00PM

Old Town

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours
Tours run 10:00AM, 2:00PM, 8:00PM, and 9:00PM

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Arriving

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:00AM

Waterfront

Ships arrive in Lunenburg (no visitors on the wharves while tying up)

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:00AM–11:00PM

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (August 10-13)

 

Lunenburg

Children’s Crafts

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:30AM–12:00PM

Children's Craft Tent

Free children's crafts (bookmark making)

Lunenburg

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking Demos

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 11:00AM

Demo Shack on the Wharf

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking Demos
11:00AM and 2:30PM

 

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Lunenburg

Welcome Vessels and Visitors

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Welcome Vessels and Visitors

Lunenburg

Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Lunenburg

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Theresa E. O'Connor

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor (reserve spot in the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Gift Shop; limited space)

Lunenburg

Folk Festival Performance

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Folk Festival Performance with Cassie & Maggie MacDonald/Kim Dunn

Lunenburg

Glimpses Musical Stage Presentation

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 07:00PM–08:30PM

Tall Ships Stage

Glimpses Musical Stage Presentation. Freewill donation.

 

11August 2017

Lunenburg

Historical and Family Programming at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

Lunenburg

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Meet CBC Kids' Characters

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Lunenburg

Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–10:30AM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Lunenburg

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–09:00PM

Old Town

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours
10:00AM, 2:00PM, 8:00PM and 9:00PM

Lunenburg

Trot in Time Buggy Rides

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–07:00PM

Old Town

Trot in Time Buggy Rides

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (August 10-13)

Lunenburg

Boat Modellers Guild RC Tank

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:00AM–09:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Boat Modellers Guild RC Tank

Lunenburg

Ken Matheson Emerging Artists' Stage

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:30AM–04:00PM

Tall Ships tage

Free Ken Matheson Emerging Artists' Stage featuring Razzmatazz and Jacque Surette
10:30AM-11:15AM and 4:00-4:30PM

 

Lunenburg

Michele Stevens Sail Loft Demonstration

Friday, 11 August 2017, 11:30AM–12:30PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Free Michele Stevens Sail Loft Demonstration

Lunenburg

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Friday, 11 August 2017, 01:00PM–03:30PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic 50th Anniversary Celebrations featuring Clary Croft, The Dory Bungholes, The Yarmouth Shantymen and Maddy Frellick

Lunenburg

Son of a Sea Cook Demonstration

Friday, 11 August 2017, 03:30PM–04:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Son of a Sea Cook Demonstration

Lunenburg

Hodge Podge Musical Presentation

Friday, 11 August 2017, 04:00PM–04:30PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Hodge Podge Musical Presentation

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Docfest Documentary Film

Friday, 11 August 2017, 07:00PM–09:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Lunenburg Docfest Documentary Film

Lunenburg

Fireworks

Friday, 11 August 2017, 09:00PM

Waterfront

Fireworks

12August 2017

Lunenburg

Historical and Family Programming at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 09:00AM–07:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Historical and Family Programming at the Museum & Wharf

Lunenburg

"Molly and the Oak Island Treasure" Marionnet Show

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM–11:00AM

Tall Ships Stage

Free "Molly and the Oak Island Treasure" Marionnet Show

Lunenburg

Tall Ships Access

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM–12:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Lunenburg

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM

Waterfront and Town

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival (August 10-13)

Lunenburg

Boat Modellers Guild RC Tank

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM–09:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Boat Modellers Guild RC Tank

Lunenburg

International Dory Races

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM–12:00PM

Waterfront

International Dory Races. Come cheer them on.

Lunenburg

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:00AM

Old Town

UNESCO Heritage Architecture Walking Tours
Tours run 10:00AM, 2:00PM, 8:00PM, and 9:00PM

Lunenburg

Children's Crafts

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:30AM–12:00PM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Free Children's Crafts

Lunenburg

Aboriginal Presentations

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 10:45AM–11:45AM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Free Aboriginal Presentations

Lunenburg

Musical Performances

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 11:00AM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Musical Performances  featuring Willie Stratton, Hillsboro, Mahone Bay Swing Band and Joe Murphy
11:00AM - Noon, 8:00PM-11:00PM

Lunenburg

Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 11:00AM

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic

Free Fish Filleting & Scallop Shucking
11:00Am-Noon and 2:30PM-3PM

Lunenburg

Dance Presentations (On Tap Dance School)

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 12:00PM–01:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Dance Presentations (On Tap Dance School)

Lunenburg

Celebrity Scallop Shucking Contest

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 01:00PM–02:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Celebrity Scallop Shucking Contest

Lunenburg

Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 02:00PM–03:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free Food Demonstrations by Taste of Nova Scotia

Lunenburg

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Theresa E. O'Connor

Mug Up Aboard Theresa E. O'Connor (reserve spot in the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Gift Shop; limited space)

Lunenburg

"Fishin' for Pickles" Children's Musical Program

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 03:00PM–04:00PM

Tall Ships Stage

Free "Fishin' for Pickles" Children's Musical Program (Jamie Junger)

14August 2017

Shelburne

Sandy Point Lighthouse Welcome Breakfast

Monday, 14 August 2017, 08:00AM–11:00AM

Sandy Point Lighthouse

Sandy Point Lighthouse Welcome Breakfast

Shelburne

Tall Ships Access

Monday, 14 August 2017, 12:00PM–05:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Shelburne

Bee Keeper Demonstrations by Chestnut Farms

Monday, 14 August 2017, 12:00PM–01:00PM

Bee Keeper Demonstrations by Chestnut Farms

Shelburne

Special Musical Guest at Guild Hall

Monday, 14 August 2017, 01:00PM–03:00PM

Guild Hall

Special Musical Guest at Guild Hall - Greg Samek

Shelburne

Longboat Rides

Monday, 14 August 2017, 01:00PM–03:00PM

Waterfront

Longboat Rides provided by the Shelburne Longboat Society

Shelburne

Darren Hudson’s Lumberjack Show and Axe Throwing Demo

Monday, 14 August 2017, 02:00PM–04:00PM

Darren Hudson’s Lumberjack Show and Axe Throwing Demo

Shelburne

Live Music

Monday, 14 August 2017, 04:00PM–06:00PM

Live Music - The Jazz Dabblers

Shelburne

Lobster Supper on the Waterfront

Monday, 14 August 2017, 05:00PM–07:00PM

Waterfront

Lobster Supper on the Waterfront

Shelburne

Guided Kayak Tours by Candlebox Kayaking

Monday, 14 August 2017, 06:00PM–08:00PM

Guided Kayak Tours by Candlebox Kayaking

Shelburne

Fireworks on the Waterfront

Monday, 14 August 2017, 09:00PM

Waterfront

Fireworks on the Waterfront

15August 2017

Digby

Innovator Square

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00AM

VIC Bandstand

Innovator Square - learn about tidal energy developments, discover locally built innovative beehives, or learn about our lobster fishery
Free event

Digby

Historic Storytelling

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00AM

Start at VIC

Historic Storytelling - throughout town, meet our story tellers. Gain a deeper understanding of our history and how the seas and tides shaped our culture throughout the centuries. Take a free walking tour through town with Gael Tours.

Shelburne

First Nations Participation

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00AM

First Nations Participation;

more details to come.

Shelburne

Guided Kayak Tours by Candlebox Kayaking

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 08:00AM–10:00AM

Guided Kayak Tours by Candlebox Kayaking

Annapolis Royal

Loyalist Re-enactors

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 09:00AM–08:00PM

Fort Anne National Historic Site-Officers' Quarters Museum

Watch and visit with Loyalist Re-enactors

Shelburne

Children's Activities

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–03:00PM

TBD

Children's Activities

Digby

Musical Rhythms of the Seas

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–10:00PM

Digby Centre Stage/Marina/Boardwalk/VIC Stand

Musical Rhythms of the Seas – performances by local musicians over two days and three stages; finale with Dave Gunning (8:00PM)
Free event

Digby

Artists' Trail

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Boardwalk

Artists' Trail - watch rugs being hooked, jewelry being made, artists painting, Mi'kmaq baskets made and ongoing demos
Free event

Digby

Culinary Pavilion

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Digby Centre/Marina

Culinary Pavilion - Scallop shucking demonstrations and tastings, craft beers, and local wines
Free event

Shelburne

Tall Ships Access

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:00AM–03:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

Digby

Founders Picnic

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 11:00AM–02:00PM

Admiral Digby Museum

Founders Picnic at the Admiral Digby Museum. Old fashioned fun games. Reg Hazelton, longtime fishermen, will be onsite storytelling.
Free event

Shelburne

Seafood Chowder Event

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00PM–02:00PM

Seafood Chowder Event

Shelburne

Craft Beer Event

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 12:00PM–02:00PM

Craft Beer Event

Shelburne

Loyalist Re-enactors

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 01:00PM–03:00PM

Loyalist Re-enactors

Digby

Tall Ships Access

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 04:00PM–08:00PM

Waterfront

Free public access to visiting Tall Ships (approximately 4PM-8PM with tides)
Tickets or bracelets not required. Photo ID may be requested.

16August 2017

Digby

Innovator Square

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 12:00AM

VIC Bandstand

Innovator Square - learn about tidal energy developments, discover locally built innovative beehives, or learn about our lobster fishery
Free event

Digby

Historic Storytelling

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 12:00AM

Start at VIC

Historic Storytelling - throughout town, meet our story tellers. Gain a deeper understanding of our history and how the seas and tides shaped our culture throughout the centuries. Take a free walking tour through town with Gael Tours.

Annapolis Royal

Merchant Marine Exhibit at Fort Anne

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 08:00AM–06:00PM

Fort Anne National Historic Site

Merchant Marine Exhibit at Fort Anne

Annapolis Royal

Historic Re-enactors

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 09:00AM–08:00PM

Port-Royal National Historic Site

Visit with and watch Historic Re-enactors

Annapolis Royal

Sinclair Inn National Historic site – Painted Room

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 09:00AM–05:00PM

Sinclair Inn

Sinclair Inn National Historic Site – Painted Room

Annapolis Royal

O’Dell House Museum

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 09:00AM

Visit O’Dell House Museum

Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 09:00AM–08:00PM

Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

Visit the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

Annapolis Royal

Fort Anne National Historic Site

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 09:00AM–08:00PM

Fort Anne National Historic Site

Visit Fort Anne National Historic Site

Annapolis Royal

The Habitation at Port Royal

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 09:00AM–08:00PM

Port-Royal National Historic Site

Visit The Habitation at Port Royal

Digby

Artists' Trail

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Boardwalk

Artists' Trail - watch rugs being hooked, jewelry being made, artists painting, Mi'kmaq baskets made and ongoing demos
Free event

Digby

Musical Rhythms of the Seas

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Digby Centre Stage/Marina/Boardwalk/VIC Stand

Musical Rhythms of the Seas – performances by local musicians over three stages. Main stage finale from 5:00PM to 8:00PM with Bob Marshall Mason Street Blues Band and Dulaman (Celtic)
Free event 

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Digby

Culinary Pavilion

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–08:00PM

Digby Centre/Marina

Culinary Pavilion - Scallop shucking demonstrations and tastings, craft beers, and local wines
Free event

Annapolis Royal

Farmers' Market

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 10:00AM–02:00PM

Annapolis Royal

Farmers' Market

Annapolis Royal

Upper Clements Amusement & Adventure Park

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 11:00AM–07:00PM

Upper Clements Amusement & Adventure Park

Visit Upper Clements Amusement & Adventure Park

Annapolis Royal

Select Nova Scotia Demo

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 12:00PM

Amphitheatre

Free Select Nova Scotia Demo

Annapolis Royal

FODAR Live Stage

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 02:00PM

King's Theatre

Free FODAR Live Stage with PROGRAM ONE featuring Sara Does a Solo and Lighted Rooms.
$22 Regular and $12 Youth (18 and under)

Annapolis Royal

Pirates of Halifax

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 03:00PM–10:00PM

Annapolis Royal

Pirates of Halifax visit Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal

J.P. Cormier & Band

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 06:00PM–08:00PM

Amphitheatre

Free concert with J.P. Cormier and Band 

Annapolis Royal

Musical Trio

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 06:00PM–08:00PM

Amphitheatre

Enjoy live music

Annapolis Royal

Period Animation

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 06:00PM–09:00PM

Waterfront - Port Royal

Period Animation on the Waterfront

Annapolis Royal

Sail Past

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 07:00PM

TBC

Sail Past

Annapolis Royal

78th Highlanders Welcome

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 07:00PM

Queen's Wharf - Fort Anne

78th Highlanders Welcome

Annapolis Royal

Drumming / Smudging Ceremony

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 07:00PM

Port-Royal National Historic Site

Drumming / Smudging Ceremony when ships sail past

Annapolis Royal

Ceremony of the Flags

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 08:00PM–10:00PM

Camp Acadia at Fort Anne

Ceremony of the Flags

Annapolis Royal

Fireworks

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 09:15PM

Annapolis Royal

Fireworks

 

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