A Unique Maritime Festival


Don't miss out on any of the amazing food, fun, and festivities! The Seafest schedule provides complete listings of everything that's going on around town and throughout Yarmouth County.

Signature Events

Our signature events bring the whole community together in a celebration of life by the sea. This year's highlights include the Seafest Pageant, the Atlantic Superstore Chowder Cook-Off, and the Rudder's Parade of Lights.


Find out about all our generous sponsors who make Seafest possible. We'd like to thank all the businesses and organizations who support the festival, as well as all our wonderful volunteers and participants.

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Named the Best Festival in Nova Scotia by WestJet Fun 'n Festivals Series (2013)

Our Story

Join us in a celebration of life by the sea. Seafest is a unique maritime festival that takes place every July in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Since 1979 locals and visitors have come together every summer to celebrate the food, culture, and life of our coastal community. Our award-winning festival offer spectacular events and fun activities for all ages.

Contact us to find out more about our award-winning festival.