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Major Festivals

Bordertown Biker Bash: July. Annual motorcycle rally with tours of scenic Nova Scotia, a burnout competition, stunt shows, live music, and a live concert.

'A Fest: September. Family-friendly activities and live music.

Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival: October. Atlantic Canada's largest fiber arts festivals with exciting creative workshops, stunning exhibits, and hands-on demonstrations.

 Amherst Winter Carnival: February. Celebrate heart, culture, and play with more than 100 activities over seven days. Highlights include a chili challenge, live entertainment, art classes, skating parties, an outdoor play day, and Heritage Day activities.

French Toast Fest: March 26-April 1, 2020. When you have an egg factory, a bread factory, and are surrounded by maple sugar woods, what's a town to do? Have a French Toast Fest! Local chefs create specialty French Toast dishes especially for French Toast Fest.


Registration for Local Performers & Entertainers Master List

Please fill out the below form if you are a performer looking to register on this master list. The information will be kept on file in the event a performance is needed for a future event but please be advised it does not guarantee a booking.

Performer/Entertainer Registration

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