Welcome to The Heritage Boatyard Weekend!
Friday Aug 2nd to Sunday Aug 4th, 2019 

Starts Friday Evening at 7pm at the Saltbox Brewery All day Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 5pm.​


Lose the landlubber and get your sea on! Come and celebrate our boat-building heritage with three days of messing about in boats and all manner of boat related events, displays, and activities! Find your sea legs and be a sea dog while exploring all things nautical.

The main site for the Festival is the Mahone Bay Civic Marina, the Town Wharf and surrounding areas. Join us in Celebrating the craftsmanship and industry of shipbuilding that built Mahone Bay.  


This event is fun-filled for ALL ages!

There is no admission to the Festival or exhibits

The Heritage Boatyard Weekend is organized and run by a non-profit society dedicated to preserving and promoting Nova Scotia's South Shore deep-rooted wooden boat heritage. Our Weekend Celebration is totally funded by sponsorship from our local businesses, with dedicated volunteer hours from community residents and affiliated provincial participation.

phone (902) 212-2266

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