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HECTOR QUAY
VISITORS MARINA

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MUSICAL SHOWCASE

OUR HISTORY

must do's at the marina! 

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TAKE A BOAT TOUR

With Nova Scotia Family Fun Boat Tours.  Daily seal tours and sunset cruises on the beautiful Northumberland Strait. 

Kayak Eco Tour tourists kayaking in the mangroves of the Everglades, Keys, Florida, USA tr

PADDLE PICTOU HARBOUR

Rent an inflatable kayak and explore the Pictou Harbour shoreline. We'll provide you a tutorial, life vest and a map for a safe voyage.

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FISH MARKET WHARF

Try your luck catching a Striped Bass or Mackerel.  Rental gear includes a short lesson to get you started.  Fishing license not required. 
Call 902-485-6960 to book. 

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CRUISE THE JITNEY TRAIL

Enjoy this panoramic three kilometre trail along the Pictou Waterfront by bike. For more avid explorers, The Jitney connects  to the Trans Canada Trail System.

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HAVE A BITE

Enjoy cuisine from near and far at one of our food kiosks. Syrian and maritime favourites, from Alladin's.  Sweet and savoury crepes from Crepe Expectations. 

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RELAX & ENJOY THE VIEW

Pull up an Adirondack on Market Wharf. The best seats in the house for all the sites on Pictou Harbour. 

Enjoy!
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JOURNEY BACK TO 1773

Walk through the three-storey post and beam Interpretive Centre to learn more about our history and the Ship Hector.

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PLAN YOUR DAY

Drop into the marina visitor information centre and our friendly staff will help you plan your stay in Pictou. 

 

The health and well-being of our visitors and staff is our number one priority. Our
Covid-19 guidelines will continue to be updated with current federal and provincial health directives.  

Upcoming Events

  • HarvFEST On The Harbour
    Pictou
    Oct. 16, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. ADT
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Celebrating all things Autumn, the first HarvFEST on the Harbour takes place October 16th! Live music, Uncle Leo’s Beer Garden, all-day farmers market and some fun for the littles. https://www.hectorquaymarina.com/harvfestontheharbour
  • Morgan Toney and Barn Bhreagh Concert
    Pictou
    Sep. 30, 5:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    A community concert in recognition of National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. This concert is sponsored and hosted by Crepe Expectations , Crepes & CoatTails.
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Judd Gunning
    Pictou
    Aug. 30, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Judd Gunning.
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Amelia Parker
    Pictou
    Aug. 23, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Amelia Parker.
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Meaghan Gormley
    Pictou
    Aug. 23, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Meaghan Gormley..
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Tyler Mullendore
    Pictou
    Aug. 22, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Tyler Mullendore.
  • Community Yoga: Prana With Anna
    Pictou
    Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us for sunset yoga at the marina. Suggested donation of $10 or pay what you can.
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Albert Dunnewold
    Pictou
    Aug. 16, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Albert Dunnewold
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Cory Mercer
    Pictou
    Aug. 15, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Cory Mercer
  • Community Yoga: Prana With Anna
    Pictou
    Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us for sunset yoga at the marina. Suggested donation of $10 or pay what you can.
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Dixi Rovers
    Pictou
    Aug. 09, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ADT
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with the Dixi Rovers.
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Mike Chapman
    Pictou
    Aug. 08, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Mike Chapman.
  • Community Yoga: Prana With Anna
    Pictou
    Aug. 05, 7:30 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Suggested donation of $10 or pay what you can and pay it forward.
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Travis Firth
    Pictou
    Aug. 02, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Travis Firth.
  • Marina Summer Show Concert: Ferrona
    Pictou
    Aug. 01, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Ferrona.
  • Summer Musical Showcase: Out on the Weekend
    Pictou
    Jul. 26, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ADT
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Out on the Weekend.
  • Summer Musical Showcase: Sarandy
    Pictou
    Jul. 25, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ADT
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with Sarandy.
  • Summer Musical Showcase: The Willems
    Pictou
    Jul. 19, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ADT
    Pictou, 87 Caladh Ave, Pictou, NS B0K 1H0, Canada
    Join us at the Marina stage for an evening concert with The Willems.
 

setting a
new course

The Town of Pictou, in partnership with Develop Nova Scotia, is embarking on an exciting waterfront redevelopment project that will provide more places for people to gather and for businesses to thrive.  The Hector Quay Visitors Marina is a part of those plans!

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