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At the heart of Atlantic Canadian communities lies an undeniable magic – a magic that makes every Atlantic Canadian proud to call their community home. Our Festivals and Events Program celebrates that magic, honouring our Atlantic Canadian heritage, and supporting the grassroots festivals and events that have become part of our culture. Here’s a list of the festival and events that we’ll be sponsoring this summer:

Note: * = Dome Festivals/events

TitleDate
Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Annapolis Valley, NS
May 25, 2016 -
May 30, 2016
Shelburne County Lobster Festival
Enjoy your summer!
various locations throughout Shelburne County, NS
June 02, 2016 -
June 05, 2016
Pictou Landing 25th Annual Powwow
Enjoy your summer!
Pictou Landing First Nation, NS
June 04, 2016 -
June 05, 2016
Spirit Drum Event
Enjoy your summer!
Degrau, Cape St. George, NL
June 27, 2016 -
October 28, 2016
Festival des Racines et Bottines
Enjoy your summer!
Cheticamp, NS
June 09, 2016 -
June 12, 2016
Placentia Bay Age Friendly Fair and Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Placentia, NL
June 10, 2016 -
June 11, 2016
Rib Fest
Enjoy your summer!
Charlottetown, PE
June 10, 2016 -
June 12, 2016
Community Day 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Saint John, NB
June 12, 2016 -
June 12, 2016
The Festival of Small Halls
Enjoy your summer!
All Across PEI
June 12, 2016 -
June 25, 2016
Shiretown Days Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Dorchester, NB
June 15, 2016 -
June 19, 2016
Indian River Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Indian River, PE
June 19, 2016 -
September 18, 2016
National Aborignal Day
Enjoy your summer!
Corner Brook, NL
June 21, 2016 -
June 21, 2016
Lockeport & Area July 1st Celebrations
Enjoy your summer!
Lockeport, NS
June 21, 2016 -
July 03, 2016
Privateer Days
Enjoy your summer!
Liverpool, NS
June 24, 2016 -
June 26, 2016
St Louis Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Festival
Enjoy your summer!
St Louis, PE
June 24, 2016 -
June 26, 2016
2016 Minto Coal Mining Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Minto, NB
June 26, 2016 -
July 03, 2016
DiverseCity Multicultural Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Charlottetown, Montague & Summerside, PE
June 26, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Multiculturalism Day
Enjoy your summer!
Florenenceville-Briston, NB
June 27, 2016 -
June 27, 2016
Miramichi Rock 'N' Roll Festival 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Miramichi, NB
June 30, 2016 -
July 03, 2016
Grand Falls Potato Festival 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Grand Falls, NB
June 30, 2016 -
July 03, 2016
Wallace Fireworks
Enjoy your summer!
Wallace, NS
June 30, 2016 -
July 01, 2016
Alma Celebration Days
Enjoy your summer!
Alma, NB
July 01, 2016 -
July 04, 2016
Canada Day Celebrations
Enjoy your summer!
Charlottetown, PE
June 01, 2016 -
July 01, 2016
Whoa Canada!
Enjoy your summer!
Moncton, NB
July 01, 2016 -
July 01, 2016
Canada Day Celebrations
Enjoy your summer!
Torbay, NL
July 01, 2016 -
July 01, 2016
McAdam Railway Days
Enjoy your summer!
McAdam, NB
July 01, 2016 -
July 02, 2016
Canada Day Big Bash Concert Event
Enjoy your summer!
Marystown, NL
July 01, 2016 -
July 02, 2016
2016 Deep Bight Canada Day Celebrations
Enjoy your summer!
Deep Bight/Clarenville area, NL
July 01, 2016 -
July 01, 2016
Pugwash Gathering of the Clans
Enjoy your summer!
Pugwash, NS
July 01, 2016 -
July 01, 2016
Tidnish Family Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Tidnish - Amherst beach area, NS
July 01, 2016 -
July 03, 2016
Montague Summer Days Cultural Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Montague Waterfront, Montague, PE
July 01, 2016 -
July 03, 2016
PEI Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Rollo Bay/Charlottetown, PE
July 01, 2016 -
July 03, 2016
Stan Rogers Folk Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Canso, NS
July 01, 2016 -
July 03, 2016
Antigonish Highland Games
Enjoy your summer!
Antigonish, NS
July 03, 2016 -
July 10, 2016
Highland Storm
Enjoy your summer!
Summerside, PE
July 03, 2016 -
July 18, 2016
Arts In Motion & The Spirit of Chautauqua
Enjoy your summer!
Summerside, PE
July 04, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
Festival Western
Enjoy your summer!
St-Quentin, NB
July 05, 2016 -
July 10, 2016
Lobster Festival du Homard de Shediac
Enjoy your summer!
Shediac, NB
July 06, 2016 -
July 10, 2016
Festival Des Rameurs
Enjoy your summer!
Petit-Rocher, NB
July 06, 2016 -
July 10, 2016
16th Evangeline Bluegrass & Traditional Music Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Abram-Village, PE
July 07, 2016 -
July 10, 2016
Cavendish Beach Music Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Cavendish, PE
July 08, 2016 -
July 10, 2016
Scotia Days Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Mulgrave, NS
July 08, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
Pictou Lobster Carnival 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Pictou, NS
July 08, 2016 -
July 10, 2016
Festival des Pêches
Enjoy your summer!
Shippagan, NB
July 09, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
37th Annual Somerset Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Kinkora, PE
July 11, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
2016 Summer Gaelic Events Program
Enjoy your summer!
Christmas Island, Cape Breton, NS
July 12, 2016 -
August 20, 2016
Grenfell Heritage Day
Enjoy your summer!
Polar Centre, St. Anthony, NL
July 13, 2016 -
July 13, 2016
Canada's Irish Festival Miramichi
Enjoy your summer!
Miramichi, NB
July 14, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
Grand Toyota Exploits Valley Salmon Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL
July 14, 2016 -
July 18, 2016
Iron Skull Folk Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Belleoram, NL
August 15, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
Deer Lake Strawberry Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Deer Lake, NL
July 15, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
Sydney Rotary Ribfest
Enjoy your summer!
Sydney, NS
July 15, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
St. Mary's River Days
Enjoy your summer!
Sherbrooke, NL
July 15, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Voices of Placentia Bay Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Placentia, NL
July 16, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Spectacles et journée famaliale
Enjoy your summer!
Lamèque, NB
July 17, 2016 -
July 17, 2016
Bird Island Puffin Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Elliston, NL
July 17, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Pouch Cove Come Home Year 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Pouch Cove, NL
July 18, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
48th Annual PEI Potato Blossom Festival
Enjoy your summer!
O'Leary, PE
July 18, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Bathurst Hospitality Days
Enjoy your summer!
Bathurst, NB
July 18, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Summerside Lobster Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Summerside, PE
July 18, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Bon Ami Festival 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Dalhousie, NB
July 22, 2016 -
August 01, 2016
New Brunswick Highland Games Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Fredericton, NB
July 22, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Trunk 7 Music Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Musquodoboit Harbour, NS
July 22, 2016 -
July 23, 2016
45th Annual Nova Scotia Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Bible Hill, NS
July 22, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Pasadena Strawberry Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Pasadena, NL
July 22, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Codstock 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Arichat, NS
July 22, 2016 -
July 23, 2016
Festival l'Aquafete
Enjoy your summer!
Tracadie-Sheila, NB
July 22, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Shea Heights Folk Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Shea Heghts, St. John's , NL
July 21, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Southern Shore Shamrock Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Ferryland, NL
July 23, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Band Day Festivities
Enjoy your summer!
Parrsboro, NS
July 24, 2016 -
July 24, 2016
Pride Festival 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Charlottetown, PE
July 24, 2016 -
July 30, 2016
Fish, Fun & Folk Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Twillingate, NL
July 25, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Smallwood Day's
Enjoy your summer!
Gambo, NL
July 25, 2016 -
August 01, 2016
150th Anniversary of the Landing of the Transatlantic Cable
Enjoy your summer!
Hearts Content, NL
July 25, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
South Shore Exhibition 125th Anniversary Edition
Enjoy your summer!
Bridgewater, NS
July 26, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
La Foire Brayonne
Enjoy your summer!
Edmundston, NB
July 27, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
St. Brendan's 25th Come Home Year 2016
Enjoy your summer!
St. Brendan's, Bonavista Bay, NL
July 27, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Pinware Come Home Year 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Pinware, NL
July 27, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Parsons Pond Come Home Year 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Parsons Pond, NL
July 28, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Prince County Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Alberton, PE
July 28, 2016 -
July 30, 2016
Croque Come Home Year
Enjoy your summer!
Croque, NL
July 28, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Annual Astrolabe/Heritage Days
Enjoy your summer!
Port aux Basque, NL
July 28, 2016 -
August 01, 2016
Dover Fault Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Dover, NL
July 28, 2016 -
August 01, 2016
Northumberland Fisheries Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Murray River, PE
July 28, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Doaktown Annual Fair
Enjoy your summer!
Doaktown, NB
July 29, 2016 -
August 01, 2016
Cape Tormentine Beach Music Festival 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Cape Tormentine, NB
July 29, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Festival of Flight
Enjoy your summer!
Gander, NL
July 29, 2016 -
August 01, 2016
Seafest 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Eastport, NL
July 29, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee
Enjoy your summer!
New Glasgow, NS
July 29, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Natal Day Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Halifax - Dartmouth, NS
July 29, 2016 -
August 01, 2016
St. Peters Wild Blueberry Festival and Homecoming
Enjoy your summer!
St. Peters Bay, PE
July 30, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
The River Clyde Pageant
Enjoy your summer!
New Glasgow, NS
July 30, 2016 -
July 31, 2016
Eastern Passage Cow Bay Summer Carnival
Enjoy your summer!
Eastern Passage, NS
July 31, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Festival d'été Village de Nigadoo
Enjoy your summer!
Nigadoo, NB
August 01, 2016 -
August 01, 2016
Festival acadien de Caraquet
Enjoy your summer!
Caraquet, NB
August 01, 2016 -
August 15, 2016
Come Home Year 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Port Saunders, NL
August 01, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Chestico Days Summer Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Port Hood, NS
August 01, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Royal St. John's Regatta
Enjoy your summer!
St. John's, NL
August 03, 2016 -
August 03, 2016
Herring Neck Dory Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Herring Neck, NL
August 05, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Mussel Bed Soiree
Enjoy your summer!
Lewisporte, NL
August 03, 2016 -
August 08, 2016
Western Nova Scotia Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Yarmouth, NS
August 03, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Lunenburg, NS
August 04, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
International Muskie Derby
Enjoy your summer!
Clair, NB
August 05, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
25th Mary's Harbour Crab Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Mary's Harbour, NL
August 05, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Digby Scallop Days
Enjoy your summer!
Digby, NS
August 05, 2016 -
August 07, 2016
Festival Acadien de Clare
Enjoy your summer!
Little Brook/Digby County, NS
August 07, 2016 -
August 15, 2016
Sunny Cottage Garden Party
Enjoy your summer!
Harbour Breton, NL
August 08, 2016 -
August 08, 2016
Cow Head Come Home Year
Enjoy your summer!
Cow Head, NL
August 08, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
Festival de mollusques de Bouctouche
Enjoy your summer!
Bouctouche, NB
August 08, 2016 -
August 15, 2016
Harvey Community Days Inc.
Enjoy your summer!
Harvey Station, NB
August 10, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
International du cerf-volant à Dieppe
Enjoy your summer!
Dieppe, NB
August 10, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
Chester Race Week
Enjoy your summer!
Chester, NS
August 10, 2016 -
August 13, 2016
Festival on the Bend
Enjoy your summer!
Nackawic, NB
August 11, 2016 -
August 13, 2016
Labrador Straits Bakeapple Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Forteau, NL
August 11, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
Lingan Days
Enjoy your summer!
Lingan, NS
August 11, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
16th Annual Lennox Island Pow Wow
Enjoy your summer!
Lennox Island, PE
August 11, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
PEI Provincial Exhibition/Old Home Week
Enjoy your summer!
Charlottetown, PE
August 11, 2016 -
August 20, 2016
Festival Acadie Rock 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Centre ville de Moncton, NB
August 12, 2016 -
August 20, 2016
14th Annual Lighthouse Relay Race to the Sea
Enjoy your summer!
Grand Bay East, NL
August 12, 2016 -
August 13, 2016
Cannings Cove Weekend
Enjoy your summer!
Cannings Cove, NL
August 12, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
Brigus Blueberry Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Town Center, Water St. Brigus, NL
August 12, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
Cloggeroo Folk Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Georgetown, PE
August 12, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
Songs at Sea Level
Enjoy your summer!
Shelburne, NS
August 13, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
Northern Lights Lantern Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Halifax, NS
August 13, 2016 -
August 13, 2016
Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Competition
Enjoy your summer!
Clam Harbour Beach, Lake Charlotte, NS
August 14, 2016 -
August 14, 2016
Summerfest 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Plaster Rock, NB
August 15, 2016 -
August 21, 2016
Annapolis Valley Exhibition 2016
Enjoy your summer!
Lawrencetown, Annapolis County, NS
August 15, 2016 -
August 20, 2016
Fundy Fringe Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Saint John, NB
August 16, 2016 -
August 21, 2016
Granite Town Wild Blueberry Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Granite Town / St. George, NB
August 17, 2016 -
August 21, 2016
Halifax County Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Middle Musquodoboi, NS
August 17, 2016 -
August 20, 2016
26th Annual Hank Snow Tribute
Enjoy your summer!
Liverpool, NS
August 18, 2016 -
August 21, 2016
Gold Cup and Saucer Parade
Enjoy your summer!
Charlottetown, PE
August 19, 2016 -
August 19, 2016
Port Elgin Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Port Elgin, NB
August 19, 2016 -
August 21, 2016
Eastbound Hoedown Country Music Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Avondale, NL
August 19, 2016 -
August 20, 2016
Cupids Cuper's Cove Soiree
Enjoy your summer!
Cupids, NL
August 19, 2016 -
August 21, 2016
Red Clay Bluegrass Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Tignish, NS
August 19, 2016 -
August 21, 2016
Kensington Harvest Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Kensington, PE
August 20, 2016 -
August 24, 2016
Kent County Agricultural Fair
Enjoy your summer!
Sainte-Marie de Kent, NB
August 24, 2016 -
August 28, 2016
Digby County Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Bear River Nova Scotia, NS
August 24, 2016 -
August 27, 2016
The Gathering
Enjoy your summer!
Burlington, NL
August 25, 2016 -
August 27, 2016
Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Antigonish, NS
August 31, 2016 -
September 04, 2016
Berwick Gala Days
Enjoy your summer!
Berwick, NS
September 01, 2016 -
September 05, 2016
L'Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien
Enjoy your summer!
Abram-Village, PE
September 01, 2016 -
September 04, 2016
Acoustic Roots Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Huntington - Marion Bridge, NS
September 02, 2016 -
September 04, 2016
Atlantic Balloon Fiesta
Enjoy your summer!
Sussex, NB
September 09, 2016 -
September 11, 2016
Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Fredericton, NB
September 13, 2016 -
September 18, 2016
Albert County Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Riverside-Albert, NB
September 15, 2016 -
September 18, 2016
Queens County Fair Inc.
Enjoy your summer!
Gagetown, NB
September 15, 2016 -
September 18, 2016
PEI Shellfish Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Charlottetown, PE
September 15, 2016 -
September 18, 2016
Charlotte County Fall Fair
Enjoy your summer!
St. Stephen, NB
September 16, 2016 -
September 18, 2016
Hants County Exhibition
Enjoy your summer!
Windsor, NS
September 16, 2016 -
September 25, 2016
Clammin' & Jammin' Culinary Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Abram-Village, PE
September 16, 2016 -
September 18, 2016
Campbellton Harvest Festival
Enjoy your summer!
Campbellton, NB
September 17, 2016 -
September 18, 2016
Queens County Fair
Enjoy your summer!
Caledonia, NS
September 20, 2016 -
September 24, 2016
Multicultural Festival of Colours
Enjoy your summer!
Saint John, NB
September 23, 2016 -
September 25, 2016
Cornwall Cornfest
Enjoy your summer!
Cornwall, PE
September 28, 2016 -
October 01, 2016
Festival D'automne de Kedgwick
Enjoy your summer!
Kedgwick, NB
October 01, 2016 -
October 09, 2016
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Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival
Enjoy your summer!
2016-05-25 - 2016-05-30
Shelburne County Lobster Festival
Enjoy your summer!
2016-06-02 - 2016-06-05
Pictou Landing 25th Annual Powwow
Enjoy your summer!
2016-06-04 - 2016-06-05