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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada

Special Events 2015

 Parka enjoying the beach with children at Kejimkujik National Park

Upcoming Events


Wednesday, July 1– Canada Day
FREE ADMISSION and FREE CUPCAKES – a great way to kick off the summer!

9:30 am to 11 am - Mill Falls Shelter
BREAKFAST served by The Wilder Restaurant $9.50 adult - $6.50 children - Children 4 and under: FREE

1 pm - Visitor Centre 
Singing of “Oh Canada” -  Free Cupcakes!!!  -  Launch of Club Keji  -  Launch of the 2015 Friends of Keji Photo Contest  -   Launch of 2015 Interpretation Programs  -  Launch of Red Chair Experience Program  -  Re-opening of Hemlocks and Hardwoods trail
8 pm - Campground Amphitheatre (P2)
"Rediscovering the Thundermaker" Introduction by Alan Syliboy

Saturday, July 18 – Kejimkujik Storytelling Festival on Parks Day
The traditions of Mi’kmaw culture and experiences of nature are yours to discover through the art of storytelling. Tell your own stories and enter the second annual ‘Keji Creative Writing Competition’.

Saturday, July 25 –Sunday, July 26 –  Learn-To Camp Weekend
Interested in camping but don't know how to get started? Let the experienced staff at Keji show you how to set up your tent and cook in the great outdoors. Registration is required; call (902) 682-2772. >> Learn-to-Camp at Kejimkujik


Saturday, August 1 – Kejimkujik’s 46th Bday Party
Celebrate Keji’s birthday with FREE cupcakes and refreshments.  Fun activities for campers and visitors. Play the Friends of Keji Birthday Game and sign up for a chance to get famous at “Keji’s Got Talent” popular talent show.

Friday, August 7 – Sunday, August 9 – Kejimkujik Dark Sky Weekend
Search Keji’s spectacular night skies for planets, galaxies, constellations and much more in Nova Scotia’s Dark Sky Preserve. There will be stories and discoveries for all ages.  Camp or stay close by – you don’t want to miss the show! Presented with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC).

Saturday, August 22– Sunday, August 23– Kejimkujik Canoe Fest
For thousands of years the canoe has been the best way to travel through Kejimkujik’s inter-connected rivers, lakes and streams, providing the finest canoeing in Atlantic Canada! Enjoy a fun-filled weekend with canoeing and kayaking demonstrations, clinics and activities – perfect for the beginner and seasoned paddler.  Presented with Canoe/Kayak Nova Scotia.


Saturday, September 19 – International Observe the Moon Night
Calling all luna-lovers!  International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual event that is dedicated to encouraging people to ‘look up’ and take notice of our nearest neighbor, the Moon. Join Parks Canada as Kejimkujik celebrates the moon inside the Dark Sky Preserve through stories and observation programs. 


Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 11 – Thanksgiving Weekend at Kejimkujik
Soak up the brilliant colours of fall at Kejimkujik with friends and family – it’s a Keji tradition!  Enjoy the annual Pumpkin Carving Contest, the Haunted Jaunt, and take the plunge at the annual Cold Turkey swim.

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