Labour Day Weekend in Digby

Thinking of spending the upcoming long weekend in Digby? Here are the best ways to enjoy your time in the Scallops Capital of the World.

There’s no doubt about it, this upcoming Labour Day long weekend, Digby is the place to be! Whether you’re arriving directly on the mv Fundy Rose from Saint John or driving up after your trip aboard The CAT, you’re sure to have a great long weekend exploring everything Digby has to offer—including one of the premier summer events in the Maritimes. If you’re still filling in your itinerary, here are a few fun things to do all weekend long in Digby.


Rev Up for Fun at the Wharf Rat Rally 

Without a doubt, the biggest event taking place over the August long weekend in Digby is the annual Wharf Rat Rally. Now in its 14th year, the Wharf Rat Rally is a high-octane event where the fun fires on all cylinders. Bringing together the entire community, as well as bikers from around the world, the Wharf Rat Rally is fun for the whole family. Over this long weekend, you can take part in guided tours of the area, watch demo rides, play biker games, and challenge yourself in the obstacle course. If you’re looking to customize your bike, make your way to Builders Square, where motorcycle masters will be sharing advice and ideas for making your bike dreams a reality. And, of course, it wouldn’t be the Wharf Rat Rally without delicious food, awesome bands, and spectacular stunt shows! Whether you ride into town on your own chrome horse, simply admire these machines, or are looking for a fantastic weekend with unforgettable people, the Wharf Rat Rally is right for you.


Enjoy a Delicious Seafood Dinner… or Two!

Digby has a well-earned reputation as the Scallop Capital of the World. All around the world, you’ll find restaurants promoting their Digby scallops, and this is where they come from. All day long, you’ll see Digby’s fleet of scallop boats trolling the water for the day’s catch, which means you won’t have to look far to find a mouthwatering fresh-from-the-sea meal you won’t soon forget. Whether you want to experience Digby scallops at the source, or would prefer a delicious down-home order of fish and chips, you’ll find what you’re looking for here—often accompanied by a beautiful view of the Bay of Fundy.

With so many seafood options, it’s hard to know where to start. Why not try the Shore Line Restaurant, which—in addition to its scallops—has become well known for its delicious chowder! Perhaps best of all, it’s only 10 minutes from the Digby Ferry Terminal and the mv Fundy Rose.


Spend the Weekend Relaxing at Digby Pines

If you’d rather your long weekend in Digby be spent in complete comfort and relaxation, make your way to the Digby Pines Resort and Spa. An iconic Nova Scotia getaway, Digby Pines is a secluded resort with brilliant views and an enchanting atmosphere. While you’re here, you can pamper yourself in the spa, enjoy a thoughtfully prepared meal at Churchill’s Restaurant, or make your way to the 18-hole Stanley Thompson Golf Course. There’s a heated outdoor pool for the entire family to enjoy, as well shuffleboard, a giant-sized outdoor chess board, hiking trails, and more! With 85 guest rooms in the main lodge—including six luxury suites—as well as cozy one, two, and three-bedroom cottages throughout the property, Digby Pines is the perfect spot to recharge on the Bay of Fundy.

Are you ready to make the most of your long weekend in Digby? Start by booking your passage aboard The CAT ferry from Portland, Maine today. Be sure to share your adventure with us by following The CAT ferry on Instagram and using the hashtag #CATFerry. We can’t wait to see you in this hidden gem of Nova Scotia’s southern shore.

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