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Festivals & Events in Southwest Nova Scotia

Celebrate the history, culture and heritage of the region.

The Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley, the South Shore and Yarmouth & Acadian Shores know how to pack a year's calendar with a ton of fun festivals and events that are guaranteed to attract appreciative audiences. From whirligigs to tuna tournaments to pumpkin people, we celebrate our maritime heritage in all kinds of unique ways. Check out these listings for fantastic festivals and events.

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Lunenburg Farmers' Market Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 - Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

Our year-round market on the South Shore. Meet us at the market every Thursday morning at the Lunenburg Community Centre, 8am-12pm.

Lunenburg, NS
Phone: (902) 277-1697 
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Shag Harbour Incident Festival Friday, Aug 8, 2014 - Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Shag Harbour Incident Festival explores and celebrates the history Shag Harbour UFO Incident on the evening of October 4, 1967.

Municipality of Barrington, Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 723-0244 
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Firemen's Breakfast Friday, Sep 20, 2013 - Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Firemen's Breakfast served from 7am-11am on Saturday September 21st. Bridgewater Fire Hall

Bridgewater, NS
Phone: (902) 521-8221 
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Wharf Rat Rally Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 - Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

The Wharf Rat Rally in Digby has been declared the largest multi-day motorcycle rally in all of Canada by Biker TV! Join the crowds, see Digby and Southwest Nova Scotia like never before. Whether you're on a motorcycle or not, there's something for...

Digby, Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 245-5924 
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