Cultural in Pictou

Pictou Landing First Nation Powwow

Across the Pictou Harbour (a 25-minute drive through New Glasgow), this annual powwow on the first weekend in June features sunrise ceremonies, drumming and craft demonstrations. Camping and food are available on-si…
Food & Drink in Pictou

Lobster Carnival

Started in 1934 as the Carnival of the Fisherfolk, this four-day event now offers free entertainment, boat races and lots of chances to feast on lobster.
Beer in Tatamagouche


The wildly popular Oktoberfest is held the last weekend in September – yes, September.
Cultural in Antigonish

Antigonish Highland Games

An extravaganza of dancing, pipe-playing, and heavy-lifting events involving hewn logs and iron balls.