Top things to do in Sunrise Trail

Canadian in Tatamagouche

Sugar Moon Farm

The food – simple, delicious pancakes and locally made sausages served with maple syrup – is the highlight of this working maple farm and woodlot. Check online for special happenings. To reach the farm from Tatamago…
Canadian in Antigonish

Gabrieau's Bistro

Dine on any of a number of imaginative vegetarian dishes, salads, meats and seafood for lunch or dinner. Locals credit chef Mark Gabrieau for setting the culinary high-water mark in Antigonish. Dishes such as Thai s…
Winery in Tatamagouche

Jost Winery

Take a tour of the scenically located Jost Winery. While regular wine is free to taste, the ice wine costs $5. If you want to try all three ice wine varieties, ask to have three small glasses for the price of one la…
Gallery in New Glasgow

Crombie House

A 10-minute drive north of town, in the personal residence of the founder of the Sobeys supermarket chain, this private gallery has an excellent collection of 19th- and early 20th-century Canadian art, including wor…
Live Performance in Pictou

deCoste Centre

Opposite the waterfront, this impressive performing arts center stages a range of live shows. Experience some top-notch Scottish music during a summer series of ceilidhs (kay-lees; adult/child $15/7). Check the webs…
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…
Historic Site in Tatamagouche

Balmoral Grist Mill

In a gorgeous setting on the stream that once provided it with power, the Balmoral Grist Mill still grinds wheat in summer. From Tatamagouche, turn south on Hwy 311 (at the east edge of town) and then east on Hwy 25…
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.
University in Antigonish

St Francis Xavier University

The attractive campus of 125-year-old St Francis Xavier University makes for an interesting stroll. The Hall of the Clans is on the 3rd floor of the old wing of the Angus L MacDonald Library, just beyond the St Nini…