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.



Christmas Holiday Events in Pictou 

Ten Thousand VillagesChristmas Light Up 2018 Poster
November 9-10
Friday, Nov. 9  6:00-8:00 pm
Saturday, Nov. 10 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Pictou United Church

Christmas Crafters Market
November 15 & 18
Pictou Youth Centre Crafts, knitted items, baked goods, preserves, household items, skin care, jewellery and more! There will be soup for sale too! $2 admission. Proceeds to support an educational trip to Greece and Italy April 2019 

“So Much to Sea” Christmas Craft and Bake Fair
November 17 - 18
9:00 am-5:00 pm
Admission:  $2
Northumberland Fisheries Museum  
For information call 902-485-1915. Tables available for vendors

Christmas at the deCoste
November 17-18
Saturday, Nov 17   10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday, Nov 18      11:00 am-5:00 pm
deCoste Centre
Annual craft show and sale

Customer Appreciation
November 17-19
Storewide Sales, Gifts with Purchase & Door Crasher Draws at Ahead of Hair 7 Seaside Treasure Trove.

CARMA Soup and Sandwich Luncheon
November 17  11:00 am-3:00 pm
New Horizons Srs Club 14 Kempt St.
All homemade goods, $7 for soup, sandwich and a cat cookie!

Christmas Tea & Sale
Saturday, Nov. 17  2:00-4:00 pm
Pictou United Church
Adult $8  Children $3
Take out Available

Christmas Craft Sale
November 17 & 18
Water Street Market & Bakery

Maurice Poirier
November 17, 7:30 pm
at Harbour House Ales & Spirits

McCulloch House & Genealogy Centre
November 17–18,  10:00 am–4:00 pm
No Tax shopping in the gift shop.

Black Friday Sale
Nov. 23-25
30% off Melissa + Doug Toys at Pictou Pharmasave

Jason Brushett
Nov. 24, 7:30
at Harbour House Alex & Spirits

Pictou County Christmas Fund

Sunday, November 25  1:00 pm-7:00 pm
deCoste Centre

Christmas Carols at the Kirk
Sunday, November 25 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, November 30,  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. 

Fill the Truck FOOD DRIVE
Saturday, December 1st from 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Sobeys, Pictou Location
Support the Pictou West Food Bank

Community Christmas Tree Challenge

November 30 to December 2, Dec 7 to 9, 6:30-9:00 pm

At the Northumberland Fisheries Museum

Home and Hearth at McCulloch House
Friday, November 30 5:00-8:00 pm
McCulloch House
A candle lit McCulloch Christmas 1815. Christmas open house and bake sale. Visit the Gift Shop for your Holiday shopping, New Scotland clothing, salt lamps and candles, great stock stuffers. Also, open daily December 3-7 & 10–14.

Saturday, December 1, 9:00 pm
at Fat Tony's Bar & Grill

12 Days of Giveaways Kick-Off
Saturday, December 1, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
at Ahead of Hair & Seaside Treasure Trove

Rylee Madison & Clay Krasner 
Monday, December 3, 7:30 – 9:30 pm
deCoste Entertainment Centre

Tis the Season 12
Thursday, December 6,  7:30-9:30 pm
deCoste Entertainment Centre

Music Bingo
Saturday, December 8, 7:30 pm
at Harbour House Alex & Spirits

The Men of the Deeps Christmas
Saturday, December 8, 7:30-9:30 pm
deCoste Entertainment Centre

Christmas Craft Sale
Saturday, December 8
Water Street Market & Bakery

Gift Card Bingo
Sunday, December 9   2:00 pm
Pictou Legion
Lobster Carnival Fundraiser

Songs for the Season of Love with Rose Johnston
Sunday, December 9, 3:00 pm
at Pictou United Church, $15 admission or pay what you can

Peter Fraser Trivia
Friday, December 14, 9:00 pm
at Fat Tony's Bar & Grill

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 15, 9:00-11:00 am
Tickets in advance please and they are available at the Cafe. Remember that Santa needs to know how many are coming so that he can get all the presents together. 

Jason Brushett
Saturday, December 15, 9:00 pm

at Fat Tony's Bar & Grill

Mrs. MacGregory's Gingerbread Workshop
Saturday, December 15

For children age 8-12 years, milk & cookies will be served and a gingerbread creation will be taken home.  Fee: $10

The Celtic Christmas Show
Saturday, December 15, 7:30-9:30 pm 
deCoste Entertainment Centre

Santa Visits Pictou - Through Town

Saturday, December 15
Bring your children to Market Square to meet Santa - treat bag for all!
Brought to you by the Pictou Fire Department 

The Magic of a Gift: an Acoustic Christmas with Roxeen and Dalrymple
Sunday, December 16, 2:00-4:00 pm

deCoste Entertainment Centre

Ennis Sisters Christmas
Tuesday, December 18, 7:30-9:30 pm
deCoste Entertainment Centre

Candy Cane Draw for our last minute shoppers!
December 20-23

Ahead of Hair & Seaside Treasure Trove

"O Holy Night" Worship
December 24, 7:00 pm
at Pictou United Church with Candlelight Communion to follow

Roli Babinec Music Bingo
Friday, December 28, 7:30 pm
at Fat Tony's Bar & Grill

New Year's Eve Family Skate and Fireworks
Monday, December 31, 6:00-8:00 pm
Hector Arena, a Pictou Lobster Carnival fundraiser
Admission: $5.00 / $20 family

New Year's Bash
Monday, December 31, 7:00 pm
Static FM with a Catered Supper by Larry & The Pantry Kitchen at Fat Tony's Bar & Grill