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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


Sunday, June 21st – National Aboriginal Day
Celebrate Mi’kmaw culture at Kejimkujik and enjoy special tours, drumming, singing, and cultural demonstrations. Meet traditional Mi’kmaw crafters and artists and modern-day Mi’kmaw professionals.


Wednesday, July 1st – Canada Day
FREE ADMISSION and FREE CUPCAKES – great way to kick off the summer! Official launch of the new KEJI CLUB Program, the Friends of Keji Photo Contest, and the fantastic 2015 Interpretation Programs – don’t miss the excitement.

Saturday, July 18th – 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, August 1st – 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 7th – Sunday, August 9th – 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 22nd – Sunday, August 23rd – 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 19th – 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 9th – Sunday, October 11th – 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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