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.

Friday July 6th 2018


Lobster Dinners

Friday July 6, 2018 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lobster dinners served at 66 Caladh Ave (New Caledonian Curling Rink)
Also serving Lobster Rolls & Ham dinners (dessert & drink included)


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


Jon Raven

Jon Raven

Friday July 6, 2018 8:00 PM -
Jon Raven on stage at 08:00


FIREWORKS

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

Saturday July 7th 2018


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


Lobster Dinners

Saturday July 7, 2018 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lobster dinners served at 66 Caladh Ave (New Caledonian Curling Rink)
Also serving Lobster Rolls & Ham dinners (dessert & drink included)


Jugglin Bubblers

Juggling Bubblers

Saturday July 7, 2018 12:30 PM -
Jugglin Bubblers will be performing at 12:30


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


Albert Dunnewold

Old time dance with Albert Dunnewold

Saturday July 7, 2018 3:30 PM -
Old Time dance with Albert Dunnewold on Stage at 3:30pm


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.

Sunday July 8th 2018


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.


Brian Bowden

Sunday July 8, 2018 11:00 AM -
Gospel with Brian Bowden on stage at 11am


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)


Lobster Dinners

Sunday July 8, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lobster dinners served at 66 Caladh Ave (New Caledonian Curling Rink)
Also serving Lobster Rolls & Ham dinners (dessert & drink included)
** UNTIL SOLD OUT


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.