5 Unique Summer Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

I’ve said it before-summer goes by like a bat out of hell, and while I don’t want you to forfeit relaxation and general do-nothingness for a harried schedule, I do believe a little planning will allow you to look back and feel you’ve made the most out of the season.To that end here’s 5 great unique summer festivals.

June 1st-June 2nd 2019
Cold Waters Seafood Festival

seafood fest-Summer Festivals
Seafood fest-Summer Festivals


Lake Charlotte
Enjoy the best of fresh Nova Scotia seafood,lobster, mussels, calms and more as well as lucious chowders and fishcakes.Then try your hand at painting a buoy or take a ride on a dory. Find out more about the Cold waters Seafood Festival here.
What You Need to Know:
This event is held at the Memory Lane Heritage Village 5435 Clam Harbour Rd, Lake Charlotte,
This is a rain or shine festival. If nasty weather prevails, the festival will move indoors with the resulting change in events.
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July 6th  2019
East Coast Kite Festival
Halifax
What’s more fun and joyful than kite flying?This family friendly and free event takes place on the windiest spot in Halifax-the Citadel
What You Need to Know:
Find it at:Citadel Hill, 5425 Sackville St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3Y3, Halifax
No alcohol,please
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July 21st-July 23rd 2019
Full Circle Festival

Full Circle Festival -Summer Festivals
Full Circle Festival -Summer Festivals

Newport Landing
Celebrate the summer solstice with workshops,hiking, yoga,good food and great music.Find out more here
What You Need to Know:
It’s held at the Avon River Heritage Society Museum,17 Belmont Road,Newport Landing
This is a kid friendly event with  a full slate of kids activities
Meal plans are available in advance only.Check the ticket page for information on that.

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July 20th-July 21st 2019
Seafoam Lavender Festival 2019
Seafoam
Learn everything you wanted to know about lavender during this 2 day special event. Try some lavender chocolate or lavender ice cream or pay a small fee to pick a lavender bouquet.
What You Need to Know:
Find the festival at 3768 Route 6, RR 4 Seafoam, River John
Due to health regulations dogs are not permitted on the farm.

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August 16th-August 18 2019
Shelburne Kayak Festival
Shelburne
Shelburne boasts one of the best natural harbours in the world and if you are a kayaker or interested in trying it-this is definitely the spot for you with tons of classes for all levels, food and entertainment.
What You Need to Know:
This event is held at the Islands Provincial Park 183 Islands Park Road, Shelburne

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