Pictou Lobster Carnival

Festivals & Events in the The Northumberland Shore

Cancelled in 2021, due to Covid-19 restrictions and the safety of visitors.  Please stay tuned for information on live entertainment in conjunction with the deCoste Performing Arts Centre.

Started in 1934, the Pictou Lobster Carnival has become a Signature Event in Nova Scotia. This 3-day festival celebrates the end of the lobster fishing in the area and is rich in Maritime culture and music.

The event features musical entertainment at the main stage, beer garden, Mardi Gras parade, children’s parade, antique car show, derby races, lobster boat races, mid-way rides, modified boat races, lobster dinners, fireworks over the waterfront and many other activities. The whole Town is going to be buzzing with excitement! Feel it, Live it, Rock it!

Pictou Lobster Carnival

71 Front Street
Pictou , Nova Scotia
B0K 1H0
Pictou Lobster Carnival is wheelchair accessible
Pictou Lobster Carnival is family friendly
Pictou Lobster Carnival is pet friendly
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