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Avon River Days, Windsor, Nova Scotia festival
Friday, Aug 2 to Sunday, Aug 4

Avon River Days Schedule

We have a weekend jam packed with activities for everyone! Whether you want to play in a bouncy castle, attend a parade, or enjoy the Barn Dance we have something for everyone!

Thursday, August 1

Valley Ghost Walk at Fort Edward

Join Jerome the Gravekeeper and his Ghostly friends as they walk through Windsor’s fiery past. A family-friendly, historical production.

Secure your spot by buying an advance ticket at the link below. Cash only at the ‘gate’.

Friday, August 2

Shand House Museum Open house

Visit Shand House Museum in honour of Avon River Days! 

Avon River Days Kick-Off Street Party
Presented by Walker's Restaurant

Walkers Trans

Walker’s is shutting down main street to kick-off Avon River Days with a bang! 

We’ve got old school wrastlin’ happening in the ring right in front of Walker’s with Wrestling in Windsor featuring Lil’ Blay as the main event. We’ll also have performances by Eddy’s Basement and Impact Eleven.

This is an all-ages event. However, there will be a sectioned off area for a beer garden for the 19+ crowd.

Saturday, August 3

Morning

Kite flying

Clifton Museum Park Lawn Games

Windsor Lions Club Community Breakfast

Opening Ceremony

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Kid's Carnival

Featuring bouncy castles, obstacle course, face painting, and WHRM Recreation’s Summer of Fun Trailer.

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Aunt Lisa's
Ice Cream Parlour

Avon River Days Car Show

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Antique Tractor Show

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES at the Gazebo

Join us for live music all day long!

Vendor's Village

Local artisans, products, and delicious food vendors!

Music & Performances at the sobeys' Bandstand

Join us for live music all day long!

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Avon River Days Pisiquid Triathlon

2.5 KM Run
4.1K Cycle (Terrain)
1.6 K Paddle/boat

  • Pre-entries are encouraged and include t-shirt.
  • Walk-up entries are welcome, but do not include t-shirt.


Post-race cash BBQ and after-party at the Pisiquid Canoe Club.

Trecothic Creek & Windsor Railway Trains

Features a ride-on outdoor model railway suitable for children and adults of all ages! 

Saturday, August 3

Afternoon

Children's Any Wheels Parade

Begins at Thomas Street after police procession and continues to Water Street.

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Grand Street Parade

With Trooping the Colour

Route: Centennial Drive to Wentworth Drive, right at Lawton’s Drugs, right at Baby Panda, Gerrish Street, ending at Water Street. 

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Open Swim at the HMCC

Touch-a-Tank, Family Picnic, & West Nova Scotia Regiment Display

Beer Garden presented by the Agricultural Society

Presented by the Windsor Agricultural Society and the Hants County Federation of Agriculture. Cash bar. 

This is a 19+ event.

Tug O' War Competition

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Avon River Days' Barn Dance

Rock out with the Matt Minglewood Band, Jon Mullane, and the Darrin Beaton Band! 

Doors open at 7:00 PM.
This is a 19+ event.

Sunday, August 4

Morning

Clifton Museum Park Lawn Games

Wag n' Walk

Walkers and their four-legged buddies are invited to join the staff of the Clifton House Museum for a pet-social on their grounds. 

Avon Community Farmers' Market

Hants County Exhibition Annual Tractor Pull

Trecothic Creek & Windsor Railway Trains

Features a ride-on outdoor model railway suitable for children and adults of all ages! 

Morning Yoga with Sustainable Hill

Bring your mat and water, and join Jessica of Sustainable Hill for a morning yoga with a breathtaking view.

Poetry Event with Poet Laureate George Elliot Clarke, OC, ONS

Space for this event is very limited.

Firework Finale Presented by Magic Pizza & Avon River Days

Join us as we close out Avon River Days with a spectacular fireworks display on Sunday, August 4 presented by Magic Pizza & the Avon River Days Society!

Bring your friends and family down to the Waterfront for
a night to remember!

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