Events & Music Highlights


Events / Music 2017

Pirates of Halifax

The Pirates of Halifax will be returning to create mayhem and havoc in our town. The Pirates will be roaming the town all day, you never know where they may turn up (maybe during a Historical wedding). This group of mischievous, salty pirates entertain throughout the day.

Pirates of Halifax
South Shore Multicultural Festival

Date - Sunday, June 25th
Time - 11:40am

The South Shore Multicultural Festival comes to Queens County! This popular festival joins forces with Privateer Days to celebrate diversity and social inclusion throughout the region.

We have an exciting line up of performers including The Chinese Arts and Culture Society, The Maritime Centre for African Dance, Oasis Belly Dancers, Classical Indian Dance, The NS Mass Choir and so much more!

An International Market tent will offer crafts, cultural and children's activities, workshops, more entertainment and food from around the world. This is a family day celebrating cultural diversity, and it's free!

For a complete listing of performers and more, check out the SSMA Facebook page here.

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Historic Queens County Photo Exhibition

This historic exhibition will be held in the Town Hall Arts and Culture Centre. Local historian, Tim McDonald has amassed a large collection of photographs and postcards that show the changes in the community over the years. Photographs in the collection date back 80 -100 years, many of which have not been seen in print.

Tim will also have copies of his book, Queens County Nova Scotia, Photos Past and Present.

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Download the full 2017 Events Schedule here.

Friday, June 23rd
Time Band
12:00pm N/A
1:00pm Saltwater Cowboys
2:00pm Rum Egos
3:00pm The Lewinskies
4:00pm Jamie Junger (Family Entertainment)
5:00pm The Mersey Swing band
6:00pm Johnny Lake
7:00pm Catahoula Brown Band
8:00pm Dave Dobson and Philip Harding
9:00pm ForeRunner
9:30pm Fabulous Hats
10:00pm Jamie Junger
11:00pm The Humpman Brothers
12:00pm The Jimi Hendrix Experience
1:00am Brazen
2:00am MUSIC TENT CLOSES
Saturday, June 24th
Time Band
12:00pm N/A
1:00pm Harvest Moon
2:00pm Top Notch
3:00pm Maura Whitman
4:00pm The Mersey Band
5:00pm David Burbine & Trad. Country
6:00pm Blue Star
7:00pm Amy Grant
8:00pm Retro Active
9:00pm Porthouse
10:00pm Andrew Hunter and the Gatherers
11:00pm The Kevin Davison Band
12:30am Asia Nu Grove
2:00am MUSIC TENT CLOSES
Sunday, June 25th
Time Band
11:00am Nova Scotia Mass Choir
11:40am Multicultural Festival Opening
11:50am Women of the Shore
12:30pm Yves Rossignol
1:05pm Oasis Belly Dancers
1:45pm Julio Fernandaz with Marcel Amores & Plan Ashe
2:30pm Chinese Arts & Culture Society
3:15pm Maritime Centre for African Dance
3:55pm Sharan Litt Youth Bhangra Group
4:10pm Maritime Bhangra Group
5:00pm Hillsburn
6:00pm Hour Glass
7:00pm WitchitaW
8:00pm Andrew and Bryan
9:00pm Andrew Frelick Band
10:00pm FIREWORKS

$10.00 admission at 7:30pm. FREE all day Sunday.

Tent closes at 2am on Friday & Saturday and 10pm on Sunday.

Schedule PDF
Events 2017 Download
Music Line-up 2017 Download
Multicultural Line-up 2017 Download
Forms & Applications PDF
Vendor Application Download
Parade Application Download
Rum Run Application Download
Road Race Application N/A
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