Nova Scotia Events

The following list details the Rallies-Rides-Runs and other entertaining festivals & events in Nova Scotia.
We are not responsible for any cancellations that we may not be notified of in advance of the date specified. Always verify times and locations on the event website or Facebook page if in doubt.

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2022 Rallies and Events

Please confirm all events before attending as cancellations may occur due to changing rulings concerning the spread of COVID-19.

2022 Cannonball Rides in Nova Scotia

Cannonball Rides and Rallies take place any time and any day between May 15th and Oct. 31st, 2022. NO FEE. Simply Register, Ride It, and Prove You Did It at checkpoints along the way. To register, explore the rides & routes available by province, and view maps & checkpoints visit: https://cannonballrides.ca

Seasonal Bike Nites in Nova Scotia most begin May & end in September
TUESDAYS:
Masstown Market,
10622 Hwy #2, Masstown, NS (Exit 12 off #104, west of Truro)
Brotherhood of Bikers BBQ Nite, 24 Old Lake Echo Rd, Lake Echo, NS (off #7)
Kustom Creations, 5720 Hwy #1, Cambridge, NS – 5-8pm
Blacktop Brotherhood Bikers Nite at Pizzatown (corner of Cobequid-Glendale in Lr. Sackville) 15% off food & soft drinks, donation jar for BikersDown.
BikersDown Cape Breton BBQ Bike Night, at Steve Lewis Autobody, 137 Welton St., Sydney, NS – 6-8:30pm (weather permitting) 50/50, Door Prizes, Music
WEDNESDAYS:

CabotPowersports, Rides depart at 6pm at 616 Keltic Drive, Sydney, NS.
Please bring a $2 non-perishable food item
Port Hawkesbury – Sobey’s parking lot, hosted by 320 Sport Bike Motorcycle Riders. Meet at 6:30pm at 622 Reeves St, Port Hawkesbury, NS.
Email: redninjabike29@hotmail.com
NS Lady Biker & Friends: NSCC Burridge Campus, Yarmouth, NS,
Supper, and a ride departs at 6pm.
Cape Breton FreeWheelin’ Bike Nite from 6:30-9pm at D&S Rentals, Grand Lake Rd., Sydney, NS. Music, BBQ, Door Prizes, Surprises, All welcome, parking in back – (June 1-Sept. 28)
THURSDAYS :
Liberty CC Ride Nights at 6pm at 1 Ralston Ave, Dartmouth, NS. June 6-Sept. 12
BBQ Supporting Bikers Down
at 5:30pm at Maritime Vehicle Providers, 208 Joseph Zatzman Dr., Burnside. BBQ • Live Music • 50/50 Draw. Begins in Mayending in September
Privateers H-D Ride Nights with BBQ starting at 5pm till 8pm, 74 Hobsons Lake Dr., Bayers Lake Business Park, Halifax, NS

JUNE

POSTPONED until 2023
Devil’s Half Acre Motorcycle Rally in Kentville, NS; details to follow.
https://devilshalfacremotorcyclerally.ca or Facebook

June 25 Saturday
Camp Connect Burn Survivor Awareness Run. Registration: 9-10:30am with kickstands up at 11am. Location: Linacy Fire Hall, 6735 Hwy #4, Linacy, NS. Fee: Monetary donations appreciated. BBQ & prizes to follow ride at Fire Hall at 3pm. RAIN or SHINE. Questions: Delrosa & Steve Stewart 902-752-8334 or email: steveanddstewart@eastlink.ca

June 25 Saturday
Bikers Down Society Cape Breton – Poker Run. Reg: 10am with kickstands up
at 11:15am. Location: Sydco Fuels, 258 George St., Sydney, NS. Cost: $10/hand.
Ends at Port Morien Legion, Reserve St., for 50/50 and prizes. Rain date: June 26th.
Info: Michelle McIvor 902-565-0355;  mcivor.deborah@gmail.com

June 25 Saturday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Women in Moto at Mill Hill, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

June 25-July 2 Saturday-Saturday
Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. Get ready for two-and-a-half hours of best of the best pipes and drums, dancers, acrobats, military pomp and historical displays anywhere in Atlantic Canada. Buy Tickets Now
Scotiabank Centre, 1800 Argyle St., Halifax, NS
More Info: 902-420-1114, info@nstattoo.ca; www.nstattoo.ca

June 26 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Drive to Ride at Mill Hill, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

June 26 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Trails Event 3 (Drive to Ride) at Mill Hill, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

JULY

July 1 Friday
sARL Track Day. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

July 1-3rd Friday-Sunday
The Backroad Ball (women only – see NB events) –
Riverglade MX Park, NB

July 1-3 Friday-Sunday
Eskasoni 30th Annual Powwow. More info to come.

July 2-3 Saturday-Sunday
Atlantic Region Motocross at Dream Acres MX, Tatamagouche, NS. Practice: Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook or www.atlanticmotocross.com

July 8-10 Friday-Sunday
Lobster Bash 2022 in Digby, NS. Celebrating the Lobster Industry by bringing people together through music and entertainment, family fun, friendly fishing-inspired competitions, the Parade of Lights, a massive fireworks display, and of course Lobster! See Facebook or www.lobsterbash.ca for more details.

July 8-10 Friday-Sunday
88th Aniversary Lobster Carnival in Pictou, NS. Features live music at the Main Stage, a Beer Garden, a Mardi Gras Parade, an Antique Car Show, FireWorks, Buskers, Bed Races, Derby Races, Boat Races, Modified Boat Races, Street Dance, Lobster Dinners, Pancake Breakfast, 10K Run for the Lobster, a Mid-Way, and activities for the whole family. Watch for updates on Facebook, www.pictoulobstercarnival.ca, or call 902-485-5150. 

July 8-10 Friday-Sunday
Antigonish Highland Games. Held annually for over 150 years, experience a showcase of Scottish culture featuring athletes, pipe-and-drum bands and highland dancers through clan activities, Scottish ceilidhs and concerts. More info: antigonishhighlandgames.ca

July 9 Saturday
2022 STEERFEST in Kingston, NS. Featuring: Pancake Breakfast, Parade at 10:45am, the Steer BBQ, live music, vendors, bingo, beer garden, no entrance fee.

July 12-17 Tuesday-Sunday
TD Halifax Jazz Festival features the best of the East Coast with an international lineup presenting jazz, world, blues, Latin and more. Info at: www.halifaxjazzfestival.ca

July 14-24 Tuesday-Sunday
Halifax Pride Festival – Atlantic Canada’s oldest and largest LGBTQ+ Pride Festival. Join the fun with cruises, an inter-faith service, the Halifax Pride Parade and a dazzling fireworks display. Info & schedule: halifaxpride.com

July 15-17 Friday-Sunday
Atlantic Road Racing Round #3. Friday: Track Day / Sat-Sun: sARL Race Days, at Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS.
More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

July 16 Saturday
Capitol Pub & Kustom Creations Poker Run in support of Bikers Against Child
Abuse
. Reg: 10-11am at Kustom Creations, 5720 Hwy #1, Cambridge, NS.
Cost: $20/per bike (1 hand), additional hands $10. Finish: 2:30pm at Capitol Pub,
333 Main St., Middleton, NS. Questions: 902-375-5009

July 16-17 SaturdaySunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Hare Scramble 1 at Craigmore, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

July 16-17 Saturday-Sunday
Atlantic Region Motocross at Mount Thom MX, Mount Thom NS. Practice: Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook or www.atlanticmotocross.com

July 17 Sunday
Bikers Down Society MainlandVeterans PTSD Poker Run.
Reg: 10-11:30am. Location: 208 Joseph Zatzman Drive, Burnside, NS. BBQ, Music and 50/50 to follow the ride. More info: Facebook or www.BikersDown.com
Questions: Tracy 902-229-8834; tracylgauvreau@gmail.com or
Andrea Williams 902-456-7232;  andreawilliams@live.ca

July 22-24 Friday-Sunday
Stan Rogers Folk Festival – Go Back. Be There. Canso, NS
Booking available in November/21 – Only 1500 Weekend Passes Available
Info & Tickets 1-888-554-7826; www.stanfest.com

July 22-24 Friday-Sunday
CSBK National Week. Friday: CSBK Practice/Qualifying; Saturday: CSBK Warm-up & Races; Sunday: CSBK Warm-up & Races at Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

July 23 Saturday
Cruising to Cross RoadsYour Summer Social. Time: 10am-5pm. Location: Crossroads Cycle Sales, 11103 Hwy 6, Pugwash, NS. Tel: 902-667-0917

July 23 Saturday
Bikers Down Society Cape Breton Memorial Ride – Ride to Remember
In memory of all fallen bikers and a tribute to Rod Salsman, founder of Bikers Down in Cape Breton. Reg: 8:30-9:45am with kickstands up 10am. Location: Sydco Fuels
452 George St., Sydney, NS. 50/50 & prizes awarded at end. Rain Date: July 24th
Questions: Michelle McIvor 902-565-0355; mcivor.deborah@gmail.com

July 23-24 Saturday-Sunday
Atlantic Region MotocrossRiver Glade MX National Weekend, River Glade NB. Practice: Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook or www.atlanticmotocross.com

July 24 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Trails Event 4 (Patrick’s) at Memramcook, NB. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

July 27-August 1 Wednesday-Monday
Halifax International Busker Festival runs for six days over Nova Scotia’s Natal Day long weekend with hundreds of shows over six days, and performances on multiple stages. 1601 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS. More Info: 902-429-7205; info@pegentertainment.ca; buskers.ca

July 28-31 Thursday-Sunday
Festival de l”Escaouette in Cheticamp, NS celebrates rich Acadian culture and traditions through music, dance, theatre, kitchen parties, a parade and more. Info: cheticamp.ca

July 29 Friday
sARL Track Day. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

July 29-31 Friday-Sunday
Rock the Hub 2022A weekend of outdoor concerts, presented by the Salty Dog Brewing Company at the Truro Civic Square, 740 Prince St., Truro, NS. Info: www.rockthehub.ca or Facebook or call 902-895-2386

July 29-31 Friday-Sunday
New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee is an eclectic mix of rock, blues, folk and country music performances held in New Glasgow, NS. Info & schedule: newglasgowjubilee.ca

July 29-August 1st Friday-Monday
Atlanticade (see PE events) – Summerside, PE

July 29-Aug 1st Friday-Monday
Annual 74th Crusaders Riverside Rally at 104 Bike Club Lane, Moschelle, NS (near Annapolis Royal). A four-day motorcycle rally set in the 74th Crusaders campground along the Annapolis River. Cost: $70 per person, includes camping, breakfast on both Sat & Sun and a Pulled Pork Dinner! Events include: Karaoke, Poker Run, Field Games, Dance & Fireworks. Call: 902-532-7269 or for a full schedule visit us on Facebook

July 30-31 Saturday-Sunday
High-Performance Racing Academy #2. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

July 30-31 Saturday-Sunday
Atlantic Region MotocrossCallus Cup – Pleasant Valley MX, Pleasant Valley, NS. (Open event – No Points) Practice: Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook or www.atlanticmotocross.com

July 30-August 6 Saturday-Saturday
Festival acadien de Clare is the oldest Acadian festival in the world and held annually in Clare, NS. Enjoy concerts and activities along the Baie Sainte-Marie. More info: festivalacadiendeclare.ca

AUGUST

August 1-21 begins on a Monday
The Rolling Barrage 2022 Coast to Coast Bike Rally. TRB is a rolling fundraiser presented by Military Minds Inc, in support of veterans, serving members, and first responders, as a show of strength, and unity to conquer the stigma of PTSD. This ride is open to ALL riders. Riders and supporters may join along the route for part of a day, a full day/days or the full pull to Vancouver!
For fees, schedule & info: www.therollingbarrage.com
Atlantic Canada Schedule: Monday, Aug. 1 Halifax NS – Yarmouth NS; Tuesday, Aug. 2 Yarmouth NS – Amherst NS; Wednesday, Aug. 3 Amherst NS – Campbellton NB; Thursday, Aug. 4 departs Campbellton NB to continue the journey across Canada – arriving in Burnaby, BC. on August 20th

August 4-7 Thursday-Sunday
Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival brings contemporary music to Lunenburg, NS showcasing Nova Scotian and international talent. More info & schedule: folkharbour.com

August 5-6 Friday-Saturday
Seaport Beerfest in Halifax, NS. Enjoy “beer on the pier” with over 100 producers from all over Canada and the world. Delicious food and toe-tapping music round out the festival. More info: seaportbeerfest.com

August 5-7th Friday-Sunday
Route 16 Thunder Rally (formerly Lost Shores) – Canso, NS
More info: Facebook; Website – Registration opens Spring 2022
Held at the Stanfest Event Site; Weekend Pass includes 2 nights camping, 4 meals, a poker run, field games, and 2 nights of live music & bonfires. A $75 Saturday Day Pass includes the poker run, lunch, supper & music.

August 7 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Hare Scramble 2 at South Alton, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

August 10-13 Wednesday-Saturday
Chester Race Week. This seaside village welcomes racers each year to Canada’s largest keel racing regatta annually with action on and off the water. More info: chesterraceweek.com

August 11-13 Thursday-Saturday
Bikers Down Society MainlandTOADSTOCK at 2 School St., River John, NS. Ol Skool Biker Party with live entertainment & dance, BBQ & food on-site. Guided tour Friday with Bike & Non-Bike Games, 50/50 Draws, plus Vendors. Ticket prices: $50/person (includes 3 days admission, 3 nights camping). More info at Facebook or www.bikersdown.com
Questions: Tracy 902-229-8834; tracylgauvreau@gmail.com or
Andrea Williams 902-456-7232;  andreawilliams@live.ca

August 12 Friday
sARL Track Day. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

August 13 Saturday
Privateers HD Show & Shine, 74 Hobson Lake Drive, Halifax, NS. Open to all brands of motorcycles. Time: 1-3pm. More info: 902-444-4647, privateersharleydavidson.com

August 14 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Trails Event 5 at Enfield, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

August 20th Saturday
5th Annual Highway of Heros Tribute. Departs noon from Value Village in Dartmouth to the Truro Power Centre along Rte #111 to #118 to #102. Email: georgeanthis50@gmail.com

August 20 Saturday
Memorial Auto Show 2022 Antique/Classic/Drag/Motorcycles/Big Rigs/4×4’s. Open to Public: 10am-4pm with awards at 3pm. Location: Privateer Park, Henry Hensey Dr., Liverpool, NS. DJ Music & Concession Stands. Exhibitors: Register 8am-noon. Contact: Terry Connolly 902-354-5102 or 902-354-8234 or Wendall Whynot 902-334-2232 or 902-350-6560.

August 20-21 Saturday-Sunday
Atlantic Region Motocross at Miller Meadow MX, Meaghers Grant, NS. Practice: Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook or www.atlanticmotocross.com

August 21 Sunday
Bikers Down Society MainlandDestiny Ride for Christmas Daddies details to follow. Questions: Tracy 902-229-8834; tracylgauvreau@gmail.com or
Andrea Williams 902-456-7232;  andreawilliams@live.ca

August 26-28 Friday-Sunday
Atlantic Road Racing Round #4. Friday: Track Day / Sat-Sun: sARL Race Days, at Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS.
More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

August 27 Saturday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Hare Scramble 3 at TBA. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

August 27-28 Saturday-Sunday
Atlantic Region Motocross at Mount Thom MX, Mount Thom, NS. Practice: Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook or www.atlanticmotocross.com

SEPTEMBER

September 1-4 Thursday-Sunday
Wharf Rat Rally in Digby, NS. Labour Day weekend. Bikes, bikes, bikes, plus custom bikes, sports bikes, vintage bikes, off-road bikes, accessories, fireworks, music, food, competitions, beer, entertainment, and a time to blow off the dust and meet back up with friends. The route to and from the event is as much fun as the event itself. Always a blast. A great non-profit event run by volunteers. More Info: Facebook or www.wharfratrally.com

September 2-4 Friday-Sunday
Party at the Tupper #12A Rally within a Rally at 76 Montague Row, Digby, NS.
For more info and book your space visit Facebook

September 9 Friday-Sunday
The 13th Cabot Trail Biker 9/11 Ride 2022 departs Saint John, NB at 9am for a ride to Maine, US. Thousands of Americans ride their bikes to enjoy Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail, the best place in Canada to ride a motorcycle. Daniel Ross wants to give back to our American biker friends by raising money for a charity that they cherish-Rolling Thunder Charities. To join the ride to Maine for the weekend, ride & presentation OR to donate to this charity visit: https://www.cabottrailbiker.com/9-11-ride

September 10 Saturday
Annual Toy Run hosted by Cape Breton Free-Wheelin’. Reg: Sydney Mines Community Rink, Legato St., Sydney Mines, NS. Time: 10:30-11:45am, kickstands up at noon, and ends at the Salvation Army on Inglis St., Sydney. Rain date: Sept. 11th. Questions: Ike Paul 902-371-6712; ndnikepaul@gmail.com

September 10-11 Saturday-Sunday
Atlantic Region Motocross at River Glade MX, River Glade, NB. Practice: Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook or www.atlanticmotocross.com

September 16-18 Friday-Sunday
Atlantic Road Racing Round #4. Friday: Track Day / Sat-Sun: sARL Race Days, at Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS.
More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

September 17-18 SaturdaySunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Hare Scramble 4 at Hiltz Road. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

September 17-18 SaturdaySunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Hare Scramble 4 at Hiltz Road. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

September 17 Saturday
Bikers Down Society Cape Breton – Dice Run
Reg: 11am with kickstands up 12 noon. Location: Sydco Fuels, 452 George St., Sydney, NS. Cost: $10/hand. 50/50 & prizes awarded at Main Event, Reserve St., Glace Bay. Rain Date: Sept. 18th
Questions: Michelle McIvor 902-565-0355; mcivor.deborah@gmail.com

September 17 Saturday
Pictou Co. Ride for a Cure – JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes). Reg: 10:30am with kickstands up at 12 noon. Location: 3772 Scotsburn Rd. (Rte 256), Scotsburn, NS. Open to all motorcycles & cycles. Fee: Donation jar on-site & receipts available. A 70km run with 50/50, BBQ & Raffles. More Info: 902-396-7212; leahsutherland13@gmail.com

September 18 Sunday
Bikers Down Society MainlandTOAD Memorial Poker Run details to follow.
Questions: Tracy 902-229-8834; tracylgauvreau@gmail.com or
Andrea Williams 902-456-7232;  andreawilliams@live.ca

September 23-25 Friday-Sunday
Canadian Deep Roots Music Festival brings an awesome blend of up-and-coming, alongside tried-and-true, performers to our festival stages. Wolfville, NS. For ticket pricing and more info: 902-542-7668; office@deeprootsmusic.ca; deeprootsmusic.ca

September 24 Saturday
Atlantic Region Motocross at Sears MX Night Race Special Event, Mazerolle Settlement, NB. Practice: Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook or www.atlanticmotocross.com

September 25 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Trails Event 6 (Farm) at Falmouth, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

September 30 Friday
sARL Track Day. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

OCTOBER

Oct 1 Saturday
Mack and Jack 2 Hour Endurance Race. Location: Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

October 7-15 Friday-Saturday
Celtic Colours International Festival throughout Cape Breton, NS. Over 250 musicians, dancers, singers and storytellers perform throughout the region. Info & schedules: celtic-colours.com

October 1-2 Saturday-Sunday
Shag Harbour UFO Expo is an annual event that brings UFO experts and eyewitnesses together to share their observations and the latest theories and research about unidentified flying objects. UFOers: Whatever your UFO focus …triangles …orbs …crashed saucers …this expo is for you. Tickets range from $125-$250. Schedules & speakers at shagharbourufoexpo.com Held at Rodd Grand Hotel, Yarmouth, NS.

October 16 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Trails Event 7 (Kevin’s) at Hantsport, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

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