To Do List Tuesday

Lunenburg, with a population of only 2,500, has an unparalleled offering of things to do and see. Add the activities of the South Shore and you will have yourself a summer long 'To Do List'.

Dory Mates Lobster Boil

Join the festivities of the Dory Mates Seafood Shop weekly lobster boils right down on the wharf in the Lunenburg Harbour. An experience found only in Atlantic Canada. 

Eastern Star Sailing 

Sail the same majestic waves as the proud schooner, Bluenose; explore the harbour of historic Lunenburg; discover the sea caves of the famous Oven Natural Park; or bask in the sun and soak in the beauty that surrounds you.

Local Beaches

The South Shore offers many great beaches for hiking, swimming, kayaking, and best of all cold water surfing 12 months of the year!

Fishers Museum of the Atlantic

If you've never been to the sea, the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic is the place to start your ocean experience. If you have been to sea, this is definitely the place to reacquaint yourself!

Ironworks Distillery

Come visit, Take a tour, Enjoy a taste.
Their still is right in the shop, and she is running most days that they are open.

Lunenburg Craft & Food Festival

Featuring unique Nova Scotian Artisans and crafters with handcrafted pottery, woodcarvings, glass, sewing and many other treasures. Come enjoy the local flavors of Nova Scotia and much more! With a variety of food vendors offering local maple products as well as a wide variety of other treats like German baking, fudge, nuts and local wines.

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Some of the best artists representing traditional and contemporary folk music, from both near and far, will grace stages throughout picturesque Lunenburg. Between salty breezes and sweet harmonies, you will quickly discover why we’re Nova Scotia’s longest running folk music festival.

Lunenburg Seaport

A nautical museum, inclusive social venue, and makerspace, striving to promote learning, provide experience, and harbor appreciation of maritime history and culture, with an emphasis on “Simply messing about in boats”. Come aboard to explore, gather and create!

Lunenburg Walking Tours

An educational and fun introduction to the history, architecture, and culture of our fascinating community. 

Ovens Natural Park

People have been drawn to the incredible beauty, diverse geography, spiritual solace, and fascinating history that make The Ovens Park so unique. Every year, thousands of park visitors hike the spectacular trails along the cliffs to view the famous sea caves, or "Ovens" for which the park was named.

Pleasant Paddling

Sea kayak tours, rentals, and lessons in Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia. We are minutes from Lunenburg and in the best kayaking location in Nova Scotia. Come and experience the calm, protected, and beautiful water of Blue Rocks. No experience necessary!

Let's go Shopping!

Lunenburg has an amazing assortment of gift shops, boutiques, galleries, clothing, marine supplies, food, and antique stores. Put on your comfortable shoes and grab your purse!