Events

Antigonish Town & County is host to a wide range of recreational and cultural activities. With a strong Acadian and Gaelic history and the yearly infusion of thousands of students from across the world at St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish is so much more then a small town in rural Nova Scotia.

Antigonight: Art After Dark Festival

Antigonight: Art After Dark Festival
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Main Street
902-867-6212

The festival draws from local artists, but also hosts visiting artists, creating a dynamic blend of high quality talent you won’t see anywhere else.

Antigonish Art Fair

Antigonish Art Fair - An Annual Event in Eastern Nova Scotia
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Main Street
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Antigonish Farmers’ Market

Antigonish Farmers' Market
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30 James Street
902-867-7479

The market features a variety of locally grown fruits and vegetables as well as numerous hand crafted treasures and homemade goods. From the many artisans and crafters you’re sure to find a wide array of unique items.

Antigonish Winter Market

Visit Antigonish: Antigonish Winter Market
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133 Church Street
902-863-5791

Eastern NS Exhibition

Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition
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30 James Street
902-443-2039

The Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition is an annual event showcases regional agricultural showmanship and production through a variety of events, contests and displays as well as a parade, carnival rides and horse pulls to name a few.

Festival Antigonish

Bauer Theatre
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Bauer Theatre
902-867-3333

Festival Antigonish offers over 100 performances of a dozen different shows over 2 months, summer is indeed Festival season in Antigonish, the perfect base for your Maritime vacation!

GoArts, The Gathering of the Arts

The Gathering of the Arts, also known as GoArts
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283 Main Street
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The Gathering of the Arts, also known as GoArts, is held each summer at the People’s Place Library in downtown Antigonish. The event includes a juried visual art exhibit which is displayed in the library’s gallery space during the months of July and August.

Kilted Golf Tournament

Antigonish Kilted Golf Tournament
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76 Golf Course Road
902-863-4797

The Kilted Golf Tournament is an annual event held during the Antigonish Highland Games. Teams of four wear tartan kilts, in keeping with Scottish traditions and play 18 holes of golf on this beautiful challenging course.

NAPA Sportsman Series

NAPA Sportsman Series
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101 Beaver Mountain Rd
902-735-2966

Offering the most exciting racing in the Eastern Maritimes, the NAPA Sportsman Series is a great time for racing fans and novices alike.

The Highland Games

The Highland Games
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121 Main Street
902-863-4275

First held in 1863 to raise funds for the construction of St. Ninian’s Cathedral, the Antigonish Highland Games are the only continuous games outside of Scotland.

Theatre Antigonish

Theatre Antigonish
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Bauer Theatre
902-867-3333

Theatre Antigonish is a community theatre which has been supported by St Francis Xavier University and the people of Antigonish since 1974.

Basic Listing in the Events Category:
Basic Listing Antigonish International Film Festival902-735-2792283 Main St. Antigonish
Basic Listing Highland Games Sidewalk Fair902-870-9705Main Street