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11 upcoming events

  • National Indigenous Peoples Day

    Culture and entertainment History Nature
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. National Indigenous Peoples Day.
    Janice Ring.
    Time: 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Visitors are invited to drop-in to the Merrymakedge area between 11 am and 2 pm for a variety of on-site activities and demonstrations, such as traditional birch bark canoe building, medicinal tea and bread tasting, survival skills demonstrations, and more. School groups welcome; call 902-682-3263 to book your school visit.

  • Canada Day

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
    Time: 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site
    Wheelchair Accessible

    Come celebrate Canada’s Birthday at Kejimkujik with FREE entry all day and FREE cupcakes in the Visitor Centre! Program kicks off at 11 am in the Visitor Centre. Don’t miss the official launch of the Friends of Keji Photo Contest and the 2019 Interpretation Programs suitable for visitors of all ages! Come for the day or make it a long weekend to remember!

  • Savour the Seaside - CrabFest 2019 at Kejimkujik Seaside

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink Nature
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
    Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    This is your opportunity to learn all about the green crab including how to cook it and how to eat it! Green crab cooking demonstrations, local restaurant ‘cook off’ highlighting the variety of culinary uses and more. ‘Crabby’ activities for the whole family. 

  • Kejimkujik Seaside Bioblitz

    Nature
    Kejimkujik National Park Seaside.
    Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Come for a Bioblitz at Kejimkujik Seaside! Find as much wildlife as possible and record your observations on iNaturalist. To create an account go to iNaturalist. If you’d like to join a researcher, sign up for Plover Discoveries (maximum 12 people) or Intertidal Investigations (maximum 25 people). Best suited to individuals or families with children aged 10 or more. For more information or to reserve your spot call 902-682-2772.

  • Learn-to Camp Weekend at Kejimkujik

    Nature Camping and accommodation
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Never camped before but curious about this truly Canadian tradition? The Parks Canada Learn-to Camp program will introduce you and your family to the basics of camping, from packing to tenting and campfire cooking. Over the course of the weekend, participants have the opportunity to attend special programs and activities at Kejimkujik. Learn-to Camp is presented in partnership with MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) and our friends, ‘A for Adventure’. Cost $44 per adult, $22 per child (6-16) and free for 5 years and under (tax included). Reserve early, space is limited. For reservations call 1-844-365-2646. 

  • Kejimkujik’s 50th Birthday Party

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History Nature
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
    Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Join us in Jeremy’s Bay Campground to celebrate this momentous occasion with an array of fun activities including a Bicycle Poker Rally, the Keji Birthday Noise Parade, complimentary cupcakes and lemonade, a group campfire, star-gazing and more! Campers and day visitors are invited to participate. 

  • Kejimkujik Dark Sky Weekend

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Camping and accommodation
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

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

  • Keji Multisport Festival: Women’s Triathlon and Mixed Team Relay

    Nature Sports and recreation Camping and accommodation
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
    Devon Peavoy.
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Capture the magic of endurance sport within lush forests, meandering rivers and through a rich cultural landscape. Athletes of all abilities are encouraged to embrace the challenge with a sense of adventure and fun. Events include a day of Women’s triathlon racing in 2 distances, and skills workshops in other complimentary outdoor pursuits open to participants, friends and family.

    Camp or stay close by and participate in evening activities. Sunday will be dedicated to Keji Mixed Triathlon Relays & Skills Camp for more experienced and youth triathletes. 

  • Paddling Flotilla and launch of Birch Bark Canoes

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Sports and recreation
    Eric LeBel.
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Free entry! Witness master craftsman, Todd Labrador and his apprentices launch two traditional Mi’kmaw birch bark canoes that were constructed at Kejimkujik this summer starting at 10 am at Jake’s Landing.  The flotilla of canoes and kayaks will depart at 10:30 am and travel to Kedge Beach.

    Join park guides in the big Canoe for the paddle or rent/bring your own canoe or kayak (sign up at the Visitor Centre for the big Canoe). Welcome the flotilla’s arrival at Kedge Beach at 11 am and enjoy refreshments as we celebrate the ancient craft of birch bark canoe building at Kejimkujik.

  • Savour the Trail at Kejimkujik

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink Nature
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
    Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Discover a unique way to savour the fall at Kejimkujik. Take to the trails and experience stunning colours and sample delicious flavours – served up by Mother Nature, NS Community College’s culinary arts students of Lunenburg Campus and Kingstec Campus and participating local suppliers.

    Enjoy a variety of nature-inspired and locally sourced dishes and beverages while hiking among the beautiful fall scenery of Kejimkujik. It will satisfy your soul, and your palate. Tickets will be available through a lottery system again this year. 

  • Thanksgiving Weekend

    Culture and entertainment Nature Sports and recreation Camping and accommodation
    Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site.
    Location(s): Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

    Soak up the brilliant colours of fall and enjoy what has become one of Kejimkujik’s most popular weekends of the year! Participate in the annual Pumpkin Carving Contest, the Haunted Jaunt, and take the plunge at the annual Cold Turkey swim. It’s the perfect weekend to spend with friends and family and the last big weekend of the season!