Mark your calendar for July 10 - 13, 2014!!

We're celebrating our 80th Anniversary!!

Welcome to the

Pictou Lobster Carnival's Official website!!


as Canada's Favourite Festival 2010

Started in 1934, the Pictou Lobster Carnival has become a signature event in Nova Scotia. This three day festival celebrates the end of the fishing season in the area, Maritime culture and music.

The event features musical entertainment at the Main Stage, a Beer Garden, the Pictou Lobster Carnival Parade, an Antique Car Show, Derby Races, Lobster Boat Races, a Mid-Way, a Children's Parade and many other activities for the whole family.


Our Entertainment lineup is in place. You're going to want to be in Pictou! Download PDF

Become part of the event. Sign up for our PHOTO CONTEST

You can help keep the Carnival Spirit strong. BUY A CARNIVAL T-SHIRT

Join us for Fun-Raising and Fund-Raising at some of these upcoming events:

May 3 (Sat) - 7:30 - 11:30 am. PANCAKE BREAKFAST at the New Horizons 50+ Club

June 7 (Sat): Join us for a BARBECUE at Sobeys!

June 20 (Fri): Something Brand New - PRO WRESTLING at the Hector Arena

Check out our EVENTS page for more information

You can find more information and links on the Town of Pictou's website