Parrsboro Shore Events

A calendar of events and activities for those looking for things to do in the Parrsboro area from Five Islands to Advocate Harbour.

To have your event or activity added please send the date, time, location, links and any other pertinent details to

(If you find an error in any event please don't hesitate to message)

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Ongoing Fun & Interesting Activities:

  ▪ Fitness & Recreation

Yoga with Will - Several classes of various levels throughout the week as well as private sessions and meditation instruction - Contact Will Bollwerk at wpbollwerk@gmail.com  or their Facebook page for info and schedule

Yoga At The Inn - Gillespie House Inn - Monday evenings on a seasonal basis, occasional mediation sessions and pop-up weekend sessions as well - Contact yogaattheinn@gmail.com or via their Facebook page messages

Yoga & Fitness with Charlene - Offers yoga and fitness classes on a seasonal basis - See the Facebook group  for details

Personal & Group Fitness - ISSA-certified personal trainer Amanda Sheehan - Contact her at 519-359-3971 for more info

Downshore Yoga - Offers an all level yoga class on Wednesdays 3-4pm - Contact Meagan at 902-254-4021 for more info - 24 Bayview Manor Road - Advocate Harbour

Parrsboro Cyclefit - Coed spin class that runs seasonally - Join their Facebook group for details & scheduling (Advanced online registration is required via the Cumberland YMCA website)

NSWalks Parrsboro groups meet year round, rain or shine, they offer a variety of outings for various fitness levels - New members always welcome - Join the NSWalks Parrsboro Facebook page for more info

Cumberland Rec NS coordinates a number of seasonal programs as well as weekly activities and an equipment lending program which includes bikes and snowshoes. Check out their website or Facebook page

  ▪ Beaches & Parks

Explore our beaches with access at:

First Beach - end of Pier Rd in Parrsboro

Partridge Island Beach - next to the Ottawa House Museum 1155 Whitehall Rd

Glooscap Park Campground - Day use area - 1380 Two Islands Rd 

Wasson Bluff - look for the dinosaur sign after the pavement ends on Two Islands Rd

Spencer's Island Lighthouse area on Spencer's Island Road

Five Islands Lighthouse Park on Broderick Lane in Five Islands

A useful website for checking on the tides before you head out: Parrsboro Tides

Trails and beaches can be explored at our two provincial parks: 

Five Islands Provincial Park and Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

  ▪ Arts, Theatre & Music

For those musically inclined Parrsboro Citizens Choir, Elastic Big Band and King Street Strummers  welcome new members and visitors - Contact The Hall for more information

For those interested in the fibre arts: 

Beachside Hookers & Fibre Artists is a  group of artists that meets weekly and welcomes all skill levels to bring their work and join the fun 

 Parrsboro Fibre Guild meets the 2nd Monday of every month at the Fundy Geological Museum and welcomes new members

Assembly of Text is a local writers group

Parrsboro Creative offers a wide variety of programs, events & courses as well as an art bank and an artist-in-residence program

Art Lab Studios and Gallery offers a variety of courses and events 

Main & Station Nonesuch hosts a variety of endeavours in the local artistic community

Ships Company Theatre offers live theatre and live musical events as well as drama camps and other learning opportunities on a seasonal basis

  ▪ Outdoor Adventures

Fundy Geological Museum offers a variety of excursions and experiences including guided walking and horseback beach tours

Spirit Reins Ranch offers beach & trail rides as well as horse camps & riding lessons

Local Guy Adventures offers a variety of outdoor adventures including hiking, SUP and fat bike excursions

Nova Shore Adventures offers kayak and SUP excursions

Parrsboro Golf Club welcomes visitors & offers tournaments as well as Ladies' and Men's nights

Tide Rollers & Mudlarkers Guided Tours offers many personalized walking and hiking adventures 

Fundy Treasures offers guided gem & mineral beach tours

  ▪ Clubs & Groups

Parrsboro Lions Club is an active group and the foundation of community service in the area - their website has details and contact info

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #45 is located in Parrsboro and provides community services & veteran support - this website has contact information

Parrsboro Garden Club welcomes new members and meets monthly on a seasonal basis - visit their Facebook page for more info

Parrsboro & Area Field Naturalists explore nature through guided walks to areas of interest - join their Facebook group for details

Assembly of Text is a local writers group - for more info reach out to them on their Facebook group

Parrsboro Fibre Guild is a  group of artists that meets monthly - visit their Facebook page for more info

Beachside Hookers & Fibre Artists is a  group of artists that meet weekly to work on projects in a social setting - all skill levels are welcome - more info would likely be available by reaching out to the Parrsboro Fibre Guild (see above) 

Down By The Bay Traditional Archery Club can be reached via their Facebook page

Fundy Shore Auto Club is a group of car enthusiasts based in Parrsboro - for more info reach out to their Facebook group

For Youth: 

Cobequid Young Naturalist Club welcomes new members to join their monthly outings to explore nature - join their Facebook group for more info

1st Parrsboro Scouting Program is active in the community - check out this website for contact info

Parrsboro Guiding has groups for Sparks, Embers & Guides - Contact Ann Dowe at 902-254-4950 for more info

689 Handley Page Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron welcomes new members - visit this website for details & contact info

Parrsboro Skating Club operates seasonally & welcomes new members - their Facebook page has contact info

  ▪ Museums

Ottawa House Museum  (open seasonally) is a historical site that also offers access to genealogy records as well as serving ice cream

Age of Sail Museum & Heritage Centre (open seasonally) offers a seafaring and shipbuilding exhibit and archives, as well as a blacksmith shop and the Port Hole Café

Fundy Geological Museum (hours vary with season) offers a variety of programs, a public-use 3D printer and a gallery exhibit as well as guided walking and horseback beach tours

Have a wonderful time exploring the beautiful Parrsboro shore!