Schedule of Events


Sobeys Colouring Contest

Friday June 15, 2018 -
Pick up an entry at Sobeys Pictou. Deadline to enter is July 6th. Winners will be announced at Children’s Parade.


Queen of The Sea Pageant

Wednesday July 4, 2018 6:30 PM -
Stella Maris Church Hall. $2 Admission.


Family “Campfire” Time

Thursday July 5, 2018 6:30 PM -
Bring your favorite “knock knock” jokes, campfire songs & stories. A special time for families, s’mores included. Location - Pictou Library.


Kickoff to Carny Concert - Musical Act - TBA

Thursday July 5, 2018 7:00 PM -
Fundraiser for the Pictou Lobster Carnival at the deCoste Centre.


Mayor & Wardens Tea

Friday July 6, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hosted by the New Horizons Seniors Club on Kempt Street


Opening Ceremonies

Friday July 6, 2018 6:00 PM -
Location - Main Stage. With remarks by Special Guests.


Net Cutting, Lobster Banding Competition & King Lobster Contest

Friday July 6, 2018 6:00 PM -
Sponsored in part by Grohmann Knives and Lobster supplied by North Nova Seafoods


Pictou Yacht Club Parade of Sails

Friday July 6, 2018 7:00 PM -
Pictou Harbour


Tammy Nichol Queen of The Sea Crowning

Friday July 6, 2018 7:00 PM -
Location - Main Stage


FIREWORKS

Friday July 6, 2018 10:00 PM -
Location - Pier C


Sobeys Children’s Parade

Saturday July 7, 2018 9:30 AM -
Parade Route - St. Andrew’s Church to CN Grounds - Registration 9:00 AM


Pictou & Area Lions Club Derby Races

Saturday July 7, 2018 10:00 AM -
Location - Battery Hill - Registration begins 9:00 AM


Black Battalion Parade March

Saturday July 7, 2018 10:30 AM -
Location - Caladh Avenue/deCoste Centre


Pancake Breakfast

Saturday July 7, 2018 10:30 AM -
Location - New Horizons Senior Club - Cost - $7 Adults $3 Children under 12 years


AA Munro Fundraising BBQ

Saturday July 7, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location - Caladh Avenue (behind curling club) Proceeds to the Carnival. Bean Bag Toss Game. Everybody is a winner! Entered into a Grand Prize Draw for a $500 Value Basket!


Black Battalion Memorial Ceremony

Saturday July 7, 2018 11:00 AM -
Location - deCoste Centre


Modified Boat Races

Saturday July 7, 2018 11:30 AM -
Location - Pier C. Sponsored by Shiretown Home and Auto


Little Mermaid & Prince Neptune Pageant

Saturday July 7, 2018 11:30 AM -
Location - Main Stage - Register by calling Donna at (902) 754-1447. Sponsored by Pictou Fire Department.


Parade of Beds and Bed Races

Saturday July 7, 2018 11:30 AM -
Location - Caladh Avenue. To Register contact (902) 485-5150. Sponsored by Atlantic Dodge Chrysler


Special CARNY Swim

Saturday July 7, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fisheries Training Pool - Admission $2.00 per person - Watch for surprises!


Lobster Boat Races

Saturday July 7, 2018 2:00 PM -
Location - Registration on Pier C at 1:00 PM. Presented by Caldwell Roach Insurance


Lobster Trap Hauling Contest

Saturday July 7, 2018 2:30 PM -
Location - Registration on Pier C at 1:00 PM. Sponsored by King Freight Lines


Mardi Gras Street Parade

Saturday July 7, 2018 6:45 PM -
Parade Route - Wellington, Denoon, Church, Water, & Front Streets. Donations will be collected and shared 50/50 with PLC and 4H! Bands in parade sponsored by Pictonian Matthew Talbot of Sherwood Dodge, Alberta. In memory of his mother Susan Henderson-Talbot, who was a member of the Heatherbell Girls’ Pipe & Drum Band.


Antique Car Show

Sunday July 8, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location - Caladh Avenue - Awards presentation at 3:00 PM. Dash Plaques by Partners Construction.


The Great Pictou Treasure Hunt Adventure

Sunday July 8, 2018 12:00 PM -
Registration 12:00 PM Race begins at the CN Station at 12:30PM. (max 4 per group)


Dog Show

Sunday July 8, 2018 1:00 PM -
Location - The Pictou Vet Clinic, 206 High Street. Registration at 12:30 PM. Vaccines have to be up to date - proof required. Classes - waggiest tail, best kisser, best costume, longest tail, shortest tail, and best trick. Open to Children 12 and Under.