Memorable events in the Maritimes.
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From music and culture to motorcycles and marathons, the tops of the Highlands to the ocean floor, there’s always something happening in Nova Scotia! Your Maritime Ferry Trail adventure is sure to be anything but boring with a special event for every taste all season long.
Kentville Pumpkin People Festival
The Pumpkin People are coming! Get ready for more than 300 of these silly, fun loving characters as they arrive back in the town of Kentville for their annual October stay.
When: September 30-October 29, 2017
Halifax Pop Explosion Music Festival
HPX is the Halifax Pop Explosion, a 4 day music, digital and culture festival that presents 200 bands in 20 venues to over 22,000 fans and industry delegates from around the world. 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Halifax Pop Explosion.
When: October 18-21, 2017
Spirited Away in Lunenburg: the Nova Scotia Craft Spirits Festival
Join us in Lunenburg this coming October for a festive weekend in celebration of ten Nova Scotia’s distillers and their wares, with six talented Mixologists creating sublime cocktails, workshops on spirits and how to use them in fabulous drinks, dining delights and much more!
When: October 20-22, 2017
Devour! The Food Film Fest
Devour! The Food Film Fest is the world’s largest film festival dedicated to all things culinary. Come celebrate cinema, food and wine with us in ‘Canada’s Secret Foodie Destination’ (The Hollywood Reporter) and the New Napa of the North (Gusto TV).
When: October 25-29, 2017
Mahone Bay Father Christmas Festival
Experience the spirit & enchantment of the season in a community-wide celebration! Visit Mahone Bay for the Annual Father Christmas Festival.
When: November 24-December 3, 2017
Where: Mahone Bay