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Festival Fun

Workshops, presentations, pirates, mermaids. It's all here!

Find your waypoints to all the festival fun. There's something for every member of your crew.


Most activities require registration due to limited space/slots.

Registration information and costs  will be detailed in our ticketing system.


For the dates/times for each activity, check our schedule.

The Shanty Show Podcast

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Pressgang Mutiny will host a special episode of the Shanty Show Podcast here at the festival! Catch up on past episodes here.

In-Person Podcast

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 Chants d'Atlantique


Chants d'Atlantique

Chants d'Atlantique avec Brise Glace (QC) and Sonia Painchaud (Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine)  is a concert featuring French sea shanties. Come listen to the French version of some of your favorite shanties!

Storytelling & Presentations

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Walk n' Talks

Join local author, folklorist and storyteller David Goss as he takes you on one of two interactive walking tours around the village. Ghost Talk or Fundy Folk Tales.

Food & Drink

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Rum Tasting

Join whiskey and rum enthusiast Graham MacKenney, Atlantic Rum Connection, as he presents a variety of rums from around the Atlantic Provinces.



Carrick Knots

Join us for an hour-long workshop where participants will make and take home their own decorative knot (casserole dish placemat).

For the Kids

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Meet a Mermaid

We've got a special Meet and Greet lined up with a Mermaid Princess, courtesy of Magical Memories Princess Parties.


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All Weekend Long


Pirate Encampment

The Port City Pyrates have landed on the shores of St Martins and have set up an encampment alongside the Irish River. Drop by for a visit. All weekend long , they'll also mix n’ mingle amongst us at various locations. Watch out, because who knows what mischief they’ll be up to! They are Pirates after all !