Pure Beauty
Acadian Warmth
Nova Star Now Booking
Festivals and Events
Slide - Heritage
BayFerries
Fore The Avid Golfer
Musique de la Baie Nightly "kitchen parties" at local restaurants. Informal, local and a lot of fun.
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Sea Captains' Homes Wander among 400 sea captain homes, clustered over several streets.
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Living Wharves Learn the story behind the seafood and try your hand at fishing skills.
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Experience Yarmouth and Acadian Shores

Visit the port of Yarmouth, located approximately 3 hours from Halifax, and see how more than 250 years of relationship with the sea can shape a town. Uncover an extraordinary Acadian past in towns such as Clare, Argyle or Pubnico, the world's oldest Acadian community. From one of Canada's richest fishing grounds to gatherings with lots of music referred to as a "tyme" - Yarmouth and Acadian Shores truly is an experience shaped by the sea.

Upcoming Events
Seafest Festival

A "Celebration of Life by the Sea", that has spanned four decades. Enjoy signiture events such as the Parade of Lights, Mackerel Toss, Rum Running Dory Races, and the Seafest Pageant.

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Museum Day

Museums across Yarmouth & Acadian Shores open their doors to visitors and put on special programming. Some even offer free admission.

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