What’s Happening in Nova Scotia (Sat. Jun 25–Fri. Jul 1, 2016)

Here is a brief overview (by area) of happenings this week (The list runs from Saturday to Friday). I also add events as I find them in the calendar so I encourage you to check the main calendar page.

For more events and details (including times and maps) check out the full calendar HERE – it’s updated daily.

Canada Day is Friday so take note of all of the events scheduled in your community!

Also featured is a list of Nova Scotia Spring and Summer Festivals 2016.

PSA = The weather is guessing game so if you plan on visiting and being on the road – please check Environment Canada.

Have an event I am missing? For the love of all that is holy – email me at nscommunityevents@gmail.com!


Click the region below to see specific events.


Halifax Region


South Shore, Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Region


Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley Region


Northumberland Shore Region


Cape Breton Island




More Details and Stuff

Halifax Region


Alderney Farmers’ Market

Halifax Forum Farmers’ Market

Halifax Seaport Market

Historic Farmers’ Market

Hubbards Farmers’ Market

Portland Estates/Hills Community Fun Fest (Dartmouth)

36th Annual Lobster Supper (Bedford) – Take Out Only


Musquodoboit Harbour Farmers’ Market

Spryfield & District Community Market

Community Brunch (Dartmouth)

Fish Fry (Hubbards)


Hammonds Plains Farmers’ Market

Nova Scotia Tattoo (Halifax)

Casserole Luncheon (Halifax)

FRIDAY – Canada Day

Victoria General Farmers’ Market (Halifax)

Pancake Breakfast (Halifax)

Pancake Breakfast (Dartmouth)

Family Fun Fest (Halifax)

Dominion Day “Old Time” Village Fair (Lake Charlotte)

Taste of East Preston

Canada Day at Fisherman’s Cove (Eastern Passage)

Canada Day Fair (Musquodoboit Harbour/East Petpeswick)

Fish & Chips (Waverley)

Nova Scotia Tattoo (Halifax)


South Shore, Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Region


Breakfast (Lunenburg)

Newfie Breakfast (Chester Basin)

Privateer Farmers Market (Liverpool)

Breakfast (Cherry Hill)

Yarmouth Farmers’ Community Market

New Ross Country Market

Strawberry Supper (Bridgewater)


Brunch (Mahone Bay)


Community Breakfast (Yarmouth)

FRIDAY – Canada Day

Chester Farmers’ and Artisan Market

New Germany Canada Day Celebrations

Petite Riviere Canada Day Celebrations

Canada Day on the LaHave (Bridgewater)

Canada Day in Riverport

Lunenburg Community Picnic for Canada Day


Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley Region


Windsor Farmers’ Market

Breakfast (Kentville)

Farmers Market (Annapolis Royal)

Wolfville Farmers’ Market

Strawberry Supper (Inglisville)


Kentville Farmers’ Market

Strawberry Supper (Kingston)

Strawberry Supper (North Alton)

FRIDAY – Canada Day

July 1st Celebrations (Weymouth)

Strawberry Tea & Social (Berwick)

Canada Day Celebration (Aylesford)

Canada Day Celebration (Wolfville)

Canada Day Celebration (Bear River)


Northumberland Shore Region


Truro Farmers Market

Annual Supper (Malagash)

Ham Supper  (Gays River)


Spencer’s Island Farmers’ Market (Parrsboro)


Strawberry Supper (Hilden)

FRIDAY – Canada Day

Annual Canada Day Supper (Rawdon)


Cape Breton Island


Cape Breton Farmers’ Market

12th Annual Englishtown Mussel Festival

Mussels and Lobster Dinner (Englishtown)

Lobster Supper (Marion Bridge)

FRIDAY – Canada Day

Canada Day Breakfast (Marion Bridge)

BBQ Pork Chops Supper/Ceilidh (Iona)


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