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Wednesday, 7 June 2017
Don't miss Richmond County's Signature Event The SeaSide Lobsterfest July 9 to 16th.
The Seaside Lobsterfest, July 9 to 16th. 2017
Sunday, July 9th
Opening Ceremonies @ St. Peters Marina 2pm
Come join us while we kick of Lobsterfest 2017.
We’ll have Irish Dancing, bag piping, and aboriginal dancers so come on down and get trapped in St. Peters.
with Roger Stone, Cyril MacPhee, & Doug Sampson 7pm
@ St. Peter’s Lions Hall
Join us for an unforgettable evening of music and memories with half of Brakin’ Tradition. Tickets will go quickly for this even so don’t miss out.
$20 – Cash bar available
Monday July 10th
Lobster Dinner @ Lobster's R Us with entertainment TBA Dinner Starts at 5pm and includes Fresh Lobster caught right in Little Harbour, Salads, Dessert, & Tea or Coffee $37 per person
Cash bar will be available. Ham Dinners available upon request. Advanced Ticket Required.
Tuesday, July 11th
Lobsterfest Foodie Tour Try something new or reconnect with an old favorite while you tour local restaurants. 4 Stops, 4 Amazing Course, Unlimited Fun. $40 per person Pre-booking required Call 902 631 1843
Wednesday, July 12th Afternoon Tea 2pm at Louie's Cosy Corner Biscutes, Jam, & Tea or Coffee
Entertainment by Jadion Seymour
2 to 4pm
Thursday, July 13th
Lobsterfest Cookoff Challenge @ St. Peter's Lion's Hall - 3pm Watch St. Peters’ Finest complete in a Lobster Cooking Competition for bragging rights and the Famous Bronze Cracker award
Chowder Dinner @ St. Peter's Lion's Hall – 4pm Entertainment by: Kenny Pettipas $15 per person includes biscuit, dessert, tea, & coffee.
Trivia @ Macbouch 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Prizes 8pm To Register call 902 631 1843 $40 per team
Friday, July 14th
Lobsterfest Beach Party
@ Battery Park 5pm-9pm
Bring your guitar, your appetite, and your dancing shoes for a jam session at the beach. Lobster and corn will be available to be boiled and a beer tent for the grown-ups.
Saturday, July 15th Ball Tournament _ Sat & Sun @ L’ardoise Field $250 per team – 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Prizes Call Charlie Martell to register
Afternoon Fun @ St. Peter's Lion's Hall - 10am-2pm Farmer's Market, Kids Activities, & Music
Jesus Murphy $15 @ L'ardoise Community Centre – 9pm-1am with Fireworks at Dusk
WEEK LONG ACTIVITIES LOBSTER FISHING EXPERIENCE
MONDAY TO FRIDAY
@ ST. PETERS CANAL
9AM – 2PM EVER WONDERING HOW LOBSTER GETS FROM THE OCEAN TO YOUR PLATE? LET CAPTAIN SCOTT TAKE YOU OUT AND SHOW YOU THE ROPES. BOATS LEAVE EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR AND LOBSTER WILL BE SOLD ON SHORE WITH COOKING DEMOS AVAILABLE. NOT A BOAT PERSON? SMELT FISHING KITS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE WITH DEMONSTRATIONS ON HOW YOU COULD CATCH YOUR DINNER.
LOBSTER’S R US TOURS
MONDAY TO FRIDAY @ TOURS START EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR STARTING AT 9AM AND ENDING AT 12PM.
LOBSTERS R US, ONE OF THE MOST STATE OF THE ART MARINE PROCESSING FACILITIES IN ATLANTIC CANADA. LEARN ABOUT WHAT IT TAKES TO HAVE A HOLDING CAPACITY OF 1,000,000 TONS OF LIVE LOBSTERS WHILE STILL BEING THE MOST ENERGY EFFICIENT PROCESSERS IN ATLANTIC CANADA.
PAINT THE TOWN RED
TO GET IN THE MOOD FOR SEASIDE LOBSTERFEST, WE’RE ASKING THE PEOPLE OF ST. PETER’S, L’ARDOISE, RIVER BOURGEOIS, & CHAPEL ISLAND TO DECORATE THEIR FRONT LAWNS AND STORE FRONTS. FIRST PLACE PRIZES WILL BE AWARD TO THE BEST BUSINESS AND RESIDENCE DISPLAYS. DISPLAYS SHOULD BE UP BY JULY 3RD.