Festival Info

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Find out how we give back to the community and help us achieve our goal!

Our Mandate: To develop Antigonish Town & County into a world class event tourism and eco-tourism destination while using the profits to create summer music camps for local youth.

FESTIVAL FAQS

  • Festival Tickets can be purchased onsite the day of the festival with cash, interact or major credit card – if space is still available. Tenting & RV Spaces are SOLD OUT.

  • Gates open daily at 11AM
  • Music starts at 3:30pm on Friday August 23
  • Music starts at 1:00pm on Saturday August 24
  • Vendor hours of operations are 11am to 11pm
  • Keppoch Mountain activities will take place on Saturday August 24 from 11:30am to 5:00pm
  • VIP Tent is 19+ ONLY
  • There will be a general 19+ tent open on August 23rd from 3:30pm to 11:30pm. Last call is at 11:00pm. Government ID’s will be requested when entering this tent
  • There will be a general 19+ tent open on August 24th from 12:00pm to 11:30pm. Last call is at 11:00pm. Government ID’s will be requested when entering this tent
  • Keppoch Mountain activities include a Kids Bolder Climb, Kids Zone, Adult Fun Run, Guided Hikes, Guided Mountain Bike Tour, and more
  • Folding chairs and blankets are permitted
  • All bags and purses will be subject to a safety inspection
  • Children under the age of 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult
  • No outside alcohol permitted
  • No outside food or beverages are permitted onsite
  • Nova Scotia Summer Fest will have a variety of local food vendors selling lunch, and dinner items each day
  • Underage drinkers will be reported to security staff and an onsite police officer
  • No smoking of any kind on festival grounds for fire safety reasons and public smoking by-laws
  • No weapons, no firearms, no drugs, no coolers, no fireworks and no drones
  • No pets (licensed seeing eye dogs permitted)
  • No unauthorized vending
  • The festival is wheelchair accessible
  • No fires allowed of any kind anywhere
  • Do not lose or take off your admission bracelet. It can not be replaced