Nova Scotia Events

The following list details the Rallies-Rides-Runs and other 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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2021 Rallies and Events

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

CANNONBALL RIDES in ATLANTIC CANADA
Takes place any time and any day between May 15th-Oct. 31st, 2021
NO FEE. Register, ride it, and prove you did it at checkpoints along the way.

IN NOVA SCOTIA pre-register for: the #1,000-1, a 1000 Mile-2 day ride; #500-1, a 1-day ride to Yarmouth; #500-2, a 500 Mile-1 day ride to Cape Breton; #250-1, a 250 Mile East 6.5 hr. ride; #250-2, a 250 Mile Central 6.5 hr. ride; #250-3, a 250 Mile 6.5 hr. ride to Yarmouth.
Register, view maps & checkpoints at https://cannonballrides.ca/ns-rides-2021.php

JULY

July -Aug
Stan Rogers Folk Festival in Canso, NS.
The Show Must Go On – And It Will…Once again, the COVID-19 pandemic prevents us from gathering in Canso. Events our size simply can’t happen this summer in Nova Scotia. Through an exciting partnership with the deCoste Performing Arts Centre, we are announcing four concerts for July and August. There will be 100 tickets available to attend the event live at the theatre and unlimited live stream tickets. You won’t want to miss these great concerts. Here is what you need to know: Tickets to attend the live events go on sale on June 15th. Visit www.decostecentre.ca or call the theatre at 1-800-353-5338. Unlimited tickets are available here. Show tickets are $25 or $100 for all five. If you are unable to watch live, you will have 7 days to catch the show. This is a high-production stream, with multiple cameras and professional audio and lighting. Our streaming platform is easy to use and works well on desktops, laptops, iPads, etc. With your ticket purchase, you get a link and a password. That’s all you need to join us virtually. For latest information: www.stanfest.com or call 1-888-554-7826

July 29-Aug 1 Friday-Sunday
CSBK National Week. Thursday: Promotors Track Day for CSBK; 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 30-August 2 Friday-Monday
Annual 74th Crusaders Riverside Rally in Mochelle, NS (near Annapolis Royal). A four-day motorcycle rally set in the 74th Crusaders campground along the Annapolis River. Cost: (to be announced) includes camping & breakfast on Sat & Sun! Features: Friday Night Karaoke, a Poker Run, Field Games, Pig Roast, Dance & Fireworks. Call: 902-532-7269 or for full schedule visit us on Facebook

AUGUST

July 30-August 2 Friday-Monday
Annual 74th Crusaders Riverside Rally in Mochelle, NS (near Annapolis Royal). A four-day motorcycle rally set in the 74th Crusaders campground along the Annapolis River. Cost: (to be announced) includes camping & breakfast on Sat & Sun! Features: Friday Night Karaoke, a Poker Run, Field Games, Pig Roast, Dance & Fireworks. Call: 902-532-7269 or for full schedule visit us on Facebook

Aug 1 Sunday
CSBK National Week. Sunday: CSBK Warm-up & Races at Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

August 2-21 Monday-Saturday
The Rolling Barrage 2021 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 and not just military in nature. Riders and supporters may join in at any point along the route. For fees and more info: www.therollingbarrage.com
Atlantic Canada Schedule: Monday, Aug. 02 Halifax NS – Yarmouth NS; Tuesday, Aug. 03 Yarmouth NS – Sackville NB; Wednesday, Aug. 04 Sackville NB – Fredericton NB; Thursday, Aug. 05 Fredericton NB – Campbellton NB; Friday, Aug. 06 departs Campbellton NB to continue the journey to Vancouver, BC. See website for the full schedule: www. therollingbarrage.com

August 6-8 Friday-Sunday
Rock the Hub 2021 presented by the Salty Dog Brewing Company at the NS Provincial Exhibition Campground at 72 Ryland Ave., Truro, NS. Schedule & Info: Facebook

August 7-8 Saturday-Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Scramble 3 Enduro at Thistle Dew Farm, Mira, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

August 12-15 Thursday-SundayCANCELLED See you in 2022
TOADSTOCK in support of Bikers Down Society to honor the legacies of Mike “Toad” Roach and Pam Vickery, both instrumental in founding the organization. Location: 2 School St., River John, NS (old school building & property). Highlights: Meet and Greet on Thursday; scenic ride Friday; bike games Saturday afternoon; Saturday Night spaghetti supper, live music/dance with Kevin Fletcher Band; with extra events planned all weekend! Fee: $10/person for the day – no camping; Weekend Fee: $45/person includes camping and 2 breakfasts. It’s an Old Skool Biker Party with biker games, camping, dance, campfire music, and great camaraderie. BBQ Vendor & Breakfasts, Tent sites in an open field, some spots available inside the school for an extra fee (please contact for more info), no RV hookups. All Covid restrictions will be posted and followed. Questions: call Tracy 902-229-8834. More info to follow on Facebook and bikersdown.com

August 13-15 FridaySunday
sARL Track Days. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

CANCELLED August 20-21 Friday-Saturday
Sherbrooke Village Motorcycle Rally That Gives! for all Bikers & Friends. Place: Sherbrooke, NS. A fundraising event supporting the Canadian Cancer Society’s Lodge that Gives, Cathy’s Place & The Convent of the Holy Redeemer. Come between 6-7pm for a Kick-off Concert on Friday at the Courthouse. On Saturday take part in a Poker Run, Show-n-Shine, and Field Games – all with prizes; and enjoy lunch and music at the Performance Centre.
More Info: 1-888-743-7845; sherbrookevillage.novascotia.ca

August 14 Saturday
First Annual Kiwanis for Kids Bike Rally. Registration: 8am; departing 9am. Location: Alder Point Community Hall, NS. Finish: back at community hall for BBQ. All participants receive a t-shirt & ribbon. For more info call: Danny Ginter 902-577-2569

August 21, Saturday
4th Annual Highway of Heroes Tribute. Location: Depart from Value Village, Dartmouth NS. Time: Departs at 12 Noon. Route: Follows Hwy #111 to #118 to #102 arriving at the Truro Power Centre, Truro, NS. NO FEE only your time to show respect to all services, police, firefighters & EMS. More info: Facebook

August 21-22 Saturday-Sunday
Motocross Atlantic Region at Miller Meadow MX Meaghers Grant, NS. Practice Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook

August 21-22 Saturday-Sunday
Bad Chad’s 12th Annual Rockabilly Weekend Car Show at 2671 Hwy #358, Canning, NS. Time: 9am-4pm Admission: $10/day. All Antique Cars 30+ years old, Live Music, Canteen & BBQ on-site, Pin-Up Contest & Car Draw on Sunday. More Info: www.facebook.com/badchadcustoms/

August 27-29 Friday-Sunday
Atlantic Road Racing Round #4. Friday: Track Day / Sat-Sun: sARL Race Days, Round 4 at Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS.
More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

August 29 Sunday
Destiny’s Ride hosted by Bikers Down Society. This ride began in support of a lovely little girl named Destiny and has continued over the years to support various children’s charities. This year we ride in support of Christmas Daddies. Start time and ride route TBA on our Facebook page and bikersdown.com Questions: Tracy 902-229-8834.

August 29 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Trials Event 5 (Marc’s) at Hillsborough, NB. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

SEPTEMBER

September 2-5 Thursday-Sunday CANCELLED
Wharf Rat Rally in Digby, NS. Guided Tours, Poker Runs, Demo Rides, Stunt Shows, Live Bands, Beer Garden, Show ‘n Shine, Biker Games, Arm Wrestling, Custom Builders, Vendors, Rat Bike Contest, Fireworks.
More Info & Schedule: www.wharfratrally.com

September 3-5 Friday-Sunday
Party at the TupperA Rally within a Rally at 76 Montague Row, Digby, NS. For more info and book your space visit Facebook.

Sept 4-6 Friday-Sunday
2021 Lobster Bash at Digby, NS. A celebration to promote the lobster industry in Southwest Nova Scotia. Don’t miss the great food & fun! More info: www.lobsterbash.ca or Facebook

Sept 6 Monday
2021 Lobster Bash Show & Shine along Water Street, Digby, NS. Time: 10am-3pm. Guest celebrities David Grainger & Janice Stone from The Guild of Automotive Restorers. Prizes, trophies, cash & merchandise! More info: www.lobsterbash.ca or Facebook

September 10 Friday
sARL Track Day. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

September 10 Friday-Sunday
The Cabot Trail Biker 9/11 Ride 2021 – Shawnee Peak House, Bridgton, Maine.
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. Daniel chose Rolling Thunder Charities as the sole benefactor. To join the ride to Maine for the weekend, ride & presentation OR to donate to this charity please click here for more info. https://www.cabottrailbiker.com/9-11-ride

September 10-12 Friday-Monday
Lost Shores Thunder Rally at Stanfest site (Queen St.), Canso, NS. Registration opens in June. Registration options will be the same: $99 weekend pass includes camping, 4 meals, poker run, evening music, and bonfires; and the $65 Saturday pass includes the poker run, food, and music. More info at Facebook or Website

September 11 Saturday
2nd annual Abby’s Warrior Ride hosted by Coastal Gypzies. Location: gathering at the high school in Brookfield, NS, for a casual group ride to Upper Stewiacke to meet & greet Abby and be amazed at her progression. Show off your bikes to the public. 50/50 on-site. Time: 10 am, kickstands up at 11 am. Event purpose: https://fb.me/e/1YmqUItdi The same as last year except that Abby is almost fully recovered. We hope to have coffee/water and access to a washroom if covid restrictions permit. More info: http://www.coastalgypsies.ca/

September 11-12 Saturday-Sunday
Motocross Atlantic Region at Mill Hill MX Canning, NS. Practice Saturday 11-2pm, Racing on Sunday. More info: Facebook

September 12 Sunday
First Annual Toad Ride hosted by Bikers Down Society. We have created a new ride this year to honor Mike “Toad” Roach and Pam Vickery who were the foundation of Bikers Down Society and played such an instrumental role in its creation and success.  This will be our season-ending ride and such a great end to pay tribute to two people who meant so much to the motorcycle community. Start time and ride route TBA on our Facebook page and bikersdown.com Questions: Tracy 902-229-8834.

September 18 Saturday
Toy Run hosted by Cape Breton Free-Wheelin’. Gather: at Sydney Mines Community Center, 147 Legatto St., Sydney Mines, NS. Kickstands up at 12 pm with stops at Sydney River Walmart, downtown New Waterford, and presentation of donations at Sydney Salvation Army Church, Inglis St., Sydney. Info: Basil Hodder 902-322-4319 or Ike Paul 902-371-6712. Rain date: Sunday, September 19

September 18 Saturday
Bikers Down (CB) Dice Run. (Rain date Sept. 18). Reg: 10-11am at Sydco Fuels, 452 George Street, Sydney, NS. 1st stop Marion Bridge. 2nd stop Albert Bridge 3rd stop Port Morien. Last stop at main event, Glace Bay for 50/50 & High Dice. More Info Facebook.

September 18 Saturday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Scramble 4 at Craigmore Creek Park, Craigmore, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

September 24-26 Friday-Sunday
Atlantic Road Racing Round #5. Friday: Track Day / Sat-Sun: sARL Race Days, Round 5 at Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS.
More info: www.atlanticroadracing.com

September 26 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Trials Event 6 (Enfield) at Enfield, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

OCTOBER

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

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

October 2-3 Saturday-Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Scramble 5 (TBC) at Hiltz Road Park, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

October 31 Sunday
NSORRA (NS Off-Road Riding Assoc.) Trials Event 7 at Hantsport, NS. More info: Facebook or www.NSORRA.ca

NOVEMBER

November 21 Sunday
Bikers Down Society Auction at Freeman’s Little New York, Lower Sackville, NS. Annual fundraiser for Bikers Down Society. More Info to follow. Questions: Tracy 902-229-8834.

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FORMER CANCELLED EVENTS IN 2020 –
WAITING FOR NEW DATES

June 6 SaturdayCANCELLED AS PUBLIC RIDE – MEMBERS WILL FUNDRAISE SEPARATELY
Christian Motorcyclists Assoc. “RUN FOR THE SON”.   All donations greatly appreciated.  ALL BIKERS INVITED!
From Halifax:  Sign up 12:30 – 1 pm at Sobeys Fast Fuel, 949 Bedford Hwy, Bedford, NS, departing 1 pm.  Run stops in Brookfield and then ends in Truro at a lunch spot about 4 pm.  Info:  Glenn Taylor 902-222-7431, getaylor@eastlink.ca.
From New Glasgow:  Sign up 12:30 – 1pm at the Bents’ home in Loch Broom, departing at 1 pm.  Run stops in Brookfield and then to Truro for a bite to eat at about 4 pm.  Info: Gary Bent 902-754-1241, brendaibent@hotmail.ca.
From the South Shore/Valley:  Details to follow. Contact Laura (cluhlman2001@yahoo.ca).

June 28 SaturdayCANCELLED
Pictou Co. Ride for a Cure in support of JDRF Type 1 Diabetes. Reg: 12:30pm with kickstands up at 2pm. Meet at the waterfront (behind the DeCoste Centre) in Pictou, NS. Fee: $20 bike & driver + $10 passenger. Questions call 902-396-7212 or email LeahSutherland13@gmail.com

JULY

July 3-5 Friday-SundayPOSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Halifax RIBFEST: at Alderney Landing, Dartmouth, NS.
Info & discount coupons visit: www.ribfesthalifax.ca

July 3-5 Friday-Sunday – CANCELLED till 2022
50th & final Bluenose Rally held at 434 Steadman Road, Billtown. NS. (reached from Exit 14 at Coldbrook, NS, watch for rally signs). NOTE: 2020 attendance is by PRE-PAID registration ONLY! For a full schedule, entry fees and camping information, please visit the website & download the registration form. Highlights include Fun Run & Tours, Field Games Entertainment, T-Shirt, pin, patch, decals and 3 separate meals.
www.bluenoserally.ca

July 4 SaturdayCANCELLED
Parrsboro “Old Fashioned Saturday Nite”. Begins at 6pm with Antique Cars & Motorcycles on display along Main St. Free admission – Everyone Welcome. Food and vendors on-site ends at dusk or 9pm. More info: orosemaryrowntree@gmail.com

July 10-12 Friday-Sunday – POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Yarmouth RIBFEST: at the Yarmouth Mariners Centre, Yarmouth, NS.

July 10-12 Friday-Sunday
Freedom Rally 2020 hosted by the Niners MC at Fox Mountain Campground, 6128 Aylesford Rd., Aylesford, NS. Live Bands, Bike Games, BBQ, Vendors. $50 donation for a weekend pass. Please contact a member for tickets.

July 17-19 Friday-SundayPOSTPONED TILL 2021
2nd Cav’s Storm the Fortress and Conquer the Highlands. Friday: 2nd CAV Meet & Greet & Supper, Baddeck, NS. Saturday: Organized ride and a visit to Fortress Louisbourg; Sunday: Group ride around the Cabot Trail. This is a family event, whether 2, 3 or 4 wheels – all welcome to join. Contact: 506-440-4529 or cavbreacher@outlook.com

July 19 Sunday
6th Annual Motorcycle Poker Run in support of the NS Firefighters Burn Treatment Society Summer Camp for Burn Survivors – Camp Connect. Reg: 10:30-11:30am at Bible Hill Fire Hall, 69 Pictou Rd., Bible Hill, NS. Poker Run for Best Hand • 50/50 • BBQ • Prizes awarded at 3pm. If you cannot attend, donations are greatly appreciated and will be issued a tax receipt. Donations of prizes, & refreshments also welcome. Contact: Steve 902-752-8334 or Dave: 902-471-4328.

July 25 SaturdayPOSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Bikers in the Park sponsored by The Canadian Lonewolves, at the DesBrisay Museum, Bridgewater, NS. Everyone is welcome. Schedule: 9am: a Free Bikers Breakfast @Jac’s Burgers and Shakes – 668 King Street, gratuities appreciated. 10am: Opening with Vendors, Swap Meet, Show n Shine, Food Trucks and limited alcohol refreshments at DesBrisay Museum – 130 Jubilee Rd.; Evening entertainment @ FirkinStein Brewery, – 673 King Street, 8 pm till closing. Let us know what you like or want to see, while it’s early and still planning. Contact: Dave Hadley 902-521-3186, Email: angelwolves827@gmail.com

July 31-August 2 Friday-Sunday CANCELLED UNTIL 2021
25th Annual Riverfront Music Jubilee in New Glasgow, NS. A three-day music festival set in an open-air amphitheater on the scenic East River in New Glasgow, NS. Rock & the best East Coast music all jammed into one rockin’ weekend. Tickets on sale now for just $75.00 for weekend passes and $125.00 for VIP weekend passes. This event is 19+. More Info: Facebook

AUGUST

August 7-8 Friday-SaturdayCANCELLED
Sydney Lions Club’s Ride 4 the Cure 2020. Location: Membertou Arena – Sport and Wellness Centre. Cost: $25 Registration & optional $10 Steak BBQ. Friday: Social/Steak BBQ from 6-9pm with pledge collection & registration open. Saturday: 8-9am Registration & Pledge Collection continues at entrance to Membertou Arena. Ride: Departs at 9am and returns 5-6pm. Closing ceremonies begin 7pm sharp. More info: Facebook

August 14-16 Friday-SundayCANCELLED
Nova Scotia Gem & Mineral Show at the Parrsboro Lion’s Arena located at 2163 Western Ave., Parrsboro, NS. With over 30 high-quality exhibitors of spectacular gems, mineral, jewelry, and metalwork. Gem and minerals for sale are some of the best in the Maritimes.
More info: Facebook

August 18 Tuesday POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Ride for the Kids at Camp Connect. Meet 5pm at Linacy Fire Department, 6735 NS-4, New Glasgow, NS. Departs 6:45pm for NS Firefighters Burn Treatment Society’s summer camp for burn survivors – Camp Connect. PLEASE BRING EXTRA HELMET IF GIVING RIDES! To register call: Steve 902-752-8334.

August 29-30 Saturday-SundayPOSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Air Show Atlantic 2020, has a new location at the Debert Flight Centre, Debert, NS. A full day of affordable family fun featuring the Snowbirds and a themed line-up of historic “warbirds”. For more details and tickets: www.airshowatlantic.ca; email: inquiries@airshowatlantic.ca; 1-855-465-2725

SEPTEMBER

September 4-6 Friday-Sunday
Party at The TupperRally within a Rally, at 76 Montague Row, Digby, NS during Wharf Rat Rally. For more info and to book your space see Facebook

September 12 Saturday POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Annual MMTA Toy Run for the Salvation Army sponsored by the Maritime Motorcycle Touring Assoc. Meet: at 3 churches parking lot Mahone Bay, NS. Departs at 1 pm from Mahone Bay, NS to Lunenburg, Riverport, and ending at the Salvation Army Store, High St., Bridgewater, NS. All monetary, toys, personal hygiene products, and/or school supplies are greatly appreciated. Info contact: Reid Crouse 902-541-0942 or Andrew Feener 902-527-8701.

September 12 Saturday
Big Brothers Big Sisters Fun Runhosted by the 74th Crusaders at the clubhouse in Mochelle, NS. Hot dogs, fries, and pop served after the run. More info: www.74thcrusaders.ca

September 13 SundayCANCELLED
VALLEY BIKER CHURCH SERVICE (formerly the Aylesford Biker Church Service).  Service begins 10:30 am at Trinity Pentecostal Church, 468 Central Ave., Greenwood, NS, with lunch to follow for attending bikers.  Rain or shineInfo: church office 902-765-2234; trinitypentecostal.com
ALL BIKERS WELCOME!

September 19 Saturday — 2 Events in One POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
7th Annual Brotherhood of Bikers RC Salvation Army Toy Run.  Leaving Hank Snow Community Park, Liverpool, NS,  at 1:00 pm. With proceeds going to the Salvation Army Children’s Christmas Campaign. Refreshments available after the run!! –  Rain date: September 26th Email: brotherhoodofbikers2012@gmail.com
4th Annual Gaven Whynot Memorial Motorcycle Show and Shine – Hank Snow Community Park, Liverpool, NS. 10am–4pm. Live music and food available. Museum will also be open! Email: brotherhoodofbikers2012@gmail.com

DECEMBER

Rallies-Rides-Runs

Seasonal Bike Nites in Nova Scotia – ALL CURRENTLY SUSPENDED

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
Don Cherry’s Sports Grill,
45 Keltic Dr., Sydney River, NS – 6-9pm (side parking lot)
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 6-9pm at D&S Rentals, Grand Lake Rd., Sydney, NS. Music, BBQ, Door Prizes, Surprises
THURSDAYS :
Liberty CC Ride Nights at 6pm at 1 Ralston Ave, Dartmouth, NS. June 6-Sept. 12
BBQ: Bikers Down at Riding in Style Leather,
562 Sackville Dr. Lr. Sackville (rear parking lot) Begins June 11, 2020– ends September 17th
Privateers H-D Ride Nights with BBQ starting at 5pm till 8pm, 74 Hobsons Lake Dr., Bayers Lake Business Park, Halifax, NS

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