Northumberland Fisheries Museum

Live Lobsters, Tours, Marine Exhibits.

Hinchey’s Midway Rides & Games

Thursday to Sunday

Everyday is Bracelet Day! Purchase on site!

Lobster Dinners at the New Caledonian Curling Club

(66 Caladh Ave. - across from Marina Bar & Grill)

Dinner Options: Ham & Salad Dinner - $15/plate, Lobster Burger Dinner - $25/plate, Full Lobster Dinner - $30/plate

Friday 12 pm - 8 pm

Saturday 12 pm - 8 pm

Sunday 12 pm - Sold Out

Beer Garden - CN Station Grounds

Friday & Saturday 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Sunday 2:00 PM - CLOSING

Concessions throughout the town!

Schedule of Events


National Public Apology Ceremony to the only All- Black Construction Battalion

Tuesday July 5, 2022 11:00 AM -
Caladh Avenue. National Public Apology Ceremony to the only All- Black Construction Battalion


Queen of The Sea Pageant Preliminaries

Wednesday July 6, 2022 6:30 PM -
Stella Maris Church Hall. $2 Admission


Family "Campfire" Time

Thursday July 7, 2022 6:30 PM -
Waterfront Marina Stage A Pictou Library event. Upstairs in the Fisheries Museum. Bring your favourite “knock knock” jokes, campfire songs & stories. A special time for families. S’mores included.

Friday July 8th 2022


Opening Ceremonies

Friday July 8, 2022 5:30 PM -
Location - Main Stage. With remarks by Special Guests.
Brought to you by the Pictou Rotary Club

Saturday July 9th 2022


Little Mermaid & Prince Neptune Pageant

Saturday July 9, 2022 11:30 AM -
Location - Main Stage


The John Shaw Memorial Lobster Trap Hauling Contest.

Saturday July 9, 2022 2:00 PM -
Immediately following conclusion of boat races. Registration on Pier C at 1:00 PM Sponsored by Fulton General Trucking


Mardi Gras Street Parade

Saturday July 9, 2022 6:45 PM -
Our traditional favourite Mardi Gras street parade begins at 6:45 PM and will follow a route through town, following Wellington, Denoon, Church, Water and Front Streets!

Sunday July 10th 2022


Run for the Lobster

Sunday July 10, 2022 9:00 AM -
A JOHNNY MILES RUNNING EVENT 5 km & 10 km Race Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 9:00 am Advocate Printing Company Parking Lot 181 Browns Point Road, Pictou, NS


Antique Car Show

Sunday July 10, 2022 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Who doesn't enjoy a great antique car show? On Sunday, July 10th from 10 am - 3 pm come walk the beautiful Pictou water front and explore the amazing participant cars from the past! Registration for car owners will be on-site at 9 am that morning.

Location - Caladh Avenue - Awards presentation at 3:00 PM.

Dash plaques provided by Partner's Construction/Moodies Cranes, awards provided by WearWell Garments, and special prizes provided by Don Gunning investments, plus we will have other major prizes for participants!


The Great Pictou Treasure Hunt Adventure

Sunday July 10, 2022 12:00 PM -
Registration at 12:00 Race begins at the CN Station at 12:30PM. Maximum of 4 per group.


Closing Remarks

Sunday July 10, 2022 6:45 PM -
Main Stage - Closing remarks