Annual Great Scarecrow Festival & Antique Fair
Make your way to Mahone Bay on October 3rd, 4th & 5th for the 18th annual
Scarecrow Festival and Antique Fair where a fun-filled family weekend awaits your arrival…
We Have Some Exciting New Events this year…
Sponsered by Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre
With a focus on kids and families, join us for free fun kids activities on Saturday and Sunday afternoon featuring live entertainment, music and crafts and a special scarecrow display with some of your favourite classic Disney characters.
Shopping for antiques is a passion loved by both young and old and you are sure to find a unique treasure at the show. From decorative items to sought after collectibles and rare antiques, our 3 halls showcase the very best antiques in the Atlantic Provinces.
The three venues are the Anglican Church Hall, the Legion Hall, and the Mahone Bay Centre. Friday 10-6pm, Saturday 10-6pm and Sunday 11:30-4pm. An entry fee of $5 per person gets you into all three halls.
New events this year on Sunday afternoon
Bring your favourite antique or collectible to our specialist for evaluation at the Mahone Bay Centre 1-3pm on Sunday - Sign up sheets at the door.
At the Anglican Church Hall and the Legion on Sunday you will have a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to be used at th dealer of your choice.
Click here to watch an informative video about the 2014 Mahone Bay Antique fair
As well as the many fantastic bakeries, bistros, restaurants and cafes in Mahone Bay you will also find food available at the following locations
The Lions Club will be hosting a BBQ at the Irving all weekend long and at the Masons Lodge on Clairmont St (just across from the Pumpkin Path) on Saturday afternoon & evening.
The Legion Ladies Auxillary will be serving food at the Legion all weekend long and open late on Saturday evening for the Pumpkin Path.
Saturday 4th October - 9pm at the Blockhouse School
Tickets available at the Kinburn Pharmasave & at the door.
Costumes should be a Fall theme of some sort.
$20 single/$30 couple
Or call the Mahone Bay Visitor’s Information Center .
There are too many individual volunteers to possibly list them all here.
I want to thank all of you- without such dedicated volunteers this festival would not be possible. We look forward to another spectacular weekend this year.
Thank you to our generous volunteers and supporters:
Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Conference Centre
Bank of Montreal
Kedy’s Inlet Restaurant
Mahone Bay Trading Company Quality Footwear
The Mug and Anchor Pub
Northern Sun Gallery & Gifts
Sweet Ride Cycling
Zack and Nemo Mercantile
Festival Chairperson - Lara Carrigan
MBACC, Festival Liaison - Sue Bourinot
Children’s Activities- Hailey Thompson & Nancy Petrie
Antique Fair- John Merchant
Scarecrow Design- Krystle Retieffe, Jan Kay and Kara Turner
Graphic Design- Meg Craig, Sailor Studio
Public Relations- Quentin Casey
Pumpkin Path- Sue Bourniot, Scott Lutes & Janine Smith
Social Media- Kara Turner