Community Events

May 24-28, 2017 – Apple Blossom Festival – The Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival is a springtime celebration of our traditions and agricultural heritage. The aim is to promote the best family event for all Valley communities and visitors making it the leading festival in Atlantic Canada.


July 7-8, 2017 – Kingston Steer BBQ – Home to North America’s longest running steer barbecue, the annual cookout has all the beef dinners, burgers, hotdogs and fries you can handle. But beyond the tasty meat to eat, there’s plenty to do to keep the whole family busy: Register for the five-kilometre fun-run, check out the beer garden or face-off in the three-on-three basketball tournament. And don’t miss the fireworks, live music and Atlantic Canada’s Strongest Man Competition.


July 14-16,2017 – Middleton Heart of the Valley Festival – The 2017 Heart of the Valley Festival organizing committee is well underway in providing a great line up of events to help celebrate the 32st year of the festival. This year will once again feature a great mix of old favorites and new exciting events, surely making it one to remember! Your input/ideas as well as assistance is always welcome.


August 14-19, 2017 – Annapolis Valley Exhibition – Over 90 years strong and getting bigger and better every year, you cannot afford to miss this fabulous week long event that celebrates our heritage and our future. Join us in Lawrencetown this August.


Nearby Attractions

Excitement, Fun and Beauty

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp Resort in Kingston, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia is a 57 acre family campground surrounded by nature at its finest. In addition to a family campground wonderland we are also central to a lot of excitement, fun and beauty. This is the heart of Acadian heritage, the Bay of Fundy with the highest tides and a multitude of things to see and do.

Take advantage of our links to see the great attractions in our area.

Brier Island Whale Watching
Domaine de Grand Pre


Gaspereau Vineyards


Oaklawn Farm Zoo


Ocean Explorations


Upper Clements Park