Christmas in PICTOU


Celebrate the Holiday Season in Pictou  

Make Pictou your destination this Holiday season. Enjoy a sampling of songs from Christmas past,  flavours of the season, hand crafts and gift sales, children's activities, exhibits and events in our seaside Town.



Schedule of Events Christmas Tree Lighting 2017

Craft Fair
November 18 - 19
Saturday, Nov 18    9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday, Nov. 19    11:00 am-5:00 pm
Northumberland Fisheries Museum  
So Much to Sea.....Admission $2.00

Christmas at the deCoste
November 18 & 19
Saturday, Nov 18   10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday, Nov 19      11:00 am-5:00 pm
deCoste Centre
Annual craft show and sale

Christmas Tea & Sale
Saturday, Nov. 18  2:00-4:00 pm
Pictou United Church
Adult $7  Children $3
Take out Available

Christmas at the Consulate
Nov. 18, 10:00-5:00 pm & Nov. 19, 11:00-5:00 pm
at the former Consulate Inn
Craft and Bake Sale, Famous rum cake, tea biscuits, neck warmers
and famous felted foxes.

Pictou County Christmas Fund
Sunday, November 26  1:00 pm-7:00 pm
deCoste Centre

Christmas Carols at the Kirk
Sunday, November 26 at 7:00 pm
St Andrews Presbyterian Church
Featuring the five churches of the Town of Pictou
Carols and scripture

Pictou Christmas Light Up
Friday, Dec. 1  Parade begins at 5:45 pm, Tree Lighting at 6:00 pm at
Market Square 
Candle parade in downtown, hot drinks, a "Live Nativity", visit from Santa and his elves, Ms. Claus Story Reading, and hot drinks. 
Brought to you by: Town of Pictou, Caldwell Roach Insurance, Fulton Trucking, Advocate Printing and Publishing, Tim Hortons, Adopt a Library - Pictou Antigonish Regional Library, Pictou Light Up Committee.

Fill the Truck FOOD DRIVE
Friday, Dec. 1 from 1:00 am- 5:00 pm
Sobeys, Pictou Location
Support the Pictou West Food Bank
Thank you to Fulton Trucking

Community Christmas Tree Display
December 1-9, 6:30-9:00 pm
At the Northumberland Fisheries Museum

Christmas at McCulloch House
December 2 & 3, 1:00-5:00 pm
McCulloch House
Visit the Gift Shop for your Holiday shopping, New Scotland clothing, salt lamps and candles, great stock stuffers.

Gift Card Bingo
Sunday, December 3   2:00 pm
Pictou Legion
Lobster Carnival Fundraiser

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 16, 9:00-11:00 am
at The Palace Theatre, Water Street
Tickets are to be purchased in advance from Stone Soup
Cafe 485-4949, as all children get a gift from Santa.

Santa Visit in Pictou - Through Town
Saturday, December 16
Bring your children to Market Square to meet Santa - treat bag for all!
Brought to you by the Pictou Fire Department

Santa Visit and Puppet
Saturday, December  16, 11:00 am
Pictou Library
Plus Santa's Workshop at 1:00-4:30 pm
Crafts and fun stuff for Christmas
Visit this link for more Christmas Activities at the Pictou Library <LINK>

New Years Eve Family Skate and Fireworks
Sunday, December 31,  6:00-8:00 pm
Hector Arena, a Pictou Lobster Carnival fundraiser
Admission: $5,00 / $15 family