Pictou Winter Carnival






FEBRUARY 12 - 14, 2021

 Lets TAKE THE ROOF OFF WINTER Pictou and celebrate Pictou Winter Carnival Carnival 2021

This year activities are virtual, outdoor based and indoor recreational fun. Public health measures will be followed. Something for everyone to enjoy. Keep checking this event page for updates.

Schedule of Events     

Friday February 12th

Free Skate with Sledge Try It: Come to Hector Arena to enjoy the joy of ice sports. The Town of Pictou is sponsoring a free skate with sledge try it event. For those of you who are interested in trying this exciting activity come down at 2:45 and remember to bring your skates, a helmet, and a smile.

Location: Hector Arena

Time: 2:45 PM

Registration: Not required

Moonlight Hike: Join us at the Jitney Trail for a walk under the stars. For this event people must register in advance. The walk will begin at 6:30 and will be one hour walking time.

Location: Jitney Trail, near DeCoste

Time: 6:30pm

Registration: Through email michelle.young@townofpictou.ca or call 902-485-4372


Saturday February 13th

Snowboard Riglet Program: Learn how to snowboard with the Town and Snowboard NS, this is great for beginners or those looking to improve their skills.

Ages: 5-12

Location: Market Square

Time: 10am-2pm

Register: call 902-485-4372


SnowMAZING Race: Just like the show you will have tasks and will compete against teams to finish first! Bring your game face and get ready, get set, go! PRIZES for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places and Team Spirit. Sponsored by AA Munro Insurance.

Location: Market Square

Time: Check in at 2pm

Register: call 902-485-4372 or email michelle.young@townofpictou.ca


Sunday February 14th

Free swim: Join us for a swim at the Pictou Fisheries pool. This swim is sponsored by Lucas Technology and Analytics.

Location: Pictou Fisheries Pool

Time: 1-2:30pm


United Church Chocoholic Facebook Raffle:

Beginning February 7th, Valentine's Chocoholic Sweets & Treats Raffle begins!

And just wait until you see the first item... beyond delicious!

Remember there will be daily postings until February 14th, for some amazingly decadent items just in time for Valentine’s Day. So, if you have not done so "JOIN" PICTOU UNITED CHURCH CHOCOHOLICS Facebook Group and get ready for this fun fundraiser.


Mascot Drawing Contest:

Help the Town of Pictou decide on a winter carnival mascot! Draw what you think our mascot should be for your chance to win! Submit your photo to michelle.young@townofpictou.ca. Prize for best submission sponsored by AA Munro Insurance.


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