2021 Event Schedule

COVID-19: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following events will, unfortunately, be closed for in-person public spectators: Captains’ Send-Off, Live Tuna Weigh-Ins, Pageant, and Closing Ceremonies. However, these events will be live-streamed for the public to watch on our Facebook page: Wedgeport Tuna Tournament & Festival. The health and safety of all our participants and spectators are very important to us. If you have any questions, please call us at 902-663-2560 or email wedgeporttuna@outlook.com!


Click here for a PDF downloadable/printable version of the 2021 schedule

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Saturday August 21


TRIVIA NIGHT – Sponsored by Terry’s Rentals Inc.

7pm - Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport (There will also be an option to participate virtually, more details will be provided soon.)


Come and enjoy a night full of fun and laughter at one of Adam's lightning trivia nights. Prizes to be won!

Limit of 8 people per team, ages 19 and over!

To reserve a table, call 902-663-2560 or visit us at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum.

Cost: $10 per person



Sunday August 22


TUNA FUN RUN - Sponsored by Pharmasave West Pubnico

8am to 8:45am - Registration

9am - Run


Come run or walk a 5K or 10K Fun Run starting and ending at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport!

Children ages 12 and under can participate for FREE!

Get the registration form & routes from our website: wedgeporttuna.ca or Facebook Page: Wedgeport Tuna Tournament & Festival.

Pre-registration at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum or by calling 902-663-2560 is recommended.

Cost: $20 (first 40 participants are guaranteed a t-shirt)

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TINY TUNA RUN

10am to 10:20am - Registration

10:30am – Run


Tie your tiny shoes and join our Tiny Tuna Run of 600m. Children ages 12 and under have the opportunity to race to the finish line!

This event is FREE!

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DAY AT THE PARK - Sponsored by D. K. Muise Motors Ltd.

2pm to 4pm – Parc des Jeunes (“Parc-du-Sud”), Lower Wedgeport


Children ages 2 to 12 can join us for a day at the park. There will be water activities such as water balloon toss, sprinklers and fun minute-to-win-it games. They can also enjoy playing on the playground.

Bring an extra pair of clothes and a towel!

This event is FREE!


YOGA ON THE BEACH – Sponsored by Supernova Power Yoga

5pm to 6pm – Comeau’s Hill Beach, Comeau’s Hill


We are teaming up with Supernova Power Yoga for a relaxing night of yoga on the beach!

Bring your own mat, water, and any other equipment needed.

Pre-registration at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum or by calling 902-663-2560 is recommended.

This event is FREE, however, donations are greatly appreciated!



Monday August 23


SANDCASTLE COMPETITION - Sponsored by D. K. Muise Motors Ltd.

2pm to 4pm – Comeau’s Hill Beach, Comeau’s Hill


Anyone 16 and under can come to join us for a sandcastle competition at the beach! Bring your own beach equipment needed for your castles.

This activity is FREE!


FIREWORKS (Weather permitting) – Sponsored by Tusket Island Tours

Approximately 9pm (at dusk) – Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport


This event is FREE!



Tuesday August 24


CAPTAINS' SEND OFF

7pm - Closed to in-person public spectators due to COVID-19, please watch our live-stream of this event on our Facebook page!


Wish the fishermen well, as they set sail for the fishing grounds, a 12-hour sail!

This activity is FREE!



Wednesday August 25


JUNIOR FISHING DERBY - Sponsored by D. K. Muise Motors Ltd.

12pm to 2pm - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport


Anyone 16 and under can participate! Bring your rod, lures, and mandatory lifejacket to catch some fish off the wharf. Parent or guardian must be present.

This activity is FREE!


TUNA WEIGH IN (Pending arrival of boats) – Sponsored by Leonard C. Comeau Ltd.

5pm – Closed to in-person public spectators due to COVID-19, please watch our live-stream of this event on our Facebook page!


We will weigh in some of the giant tuna that has been caught by the fishing boats during the week. Watch the tuna teams celebrate their catch and experience the excitement!

This activity is FREE!


SCAVENGER HUNT

5:30pm - Registration at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

6:30pm to 8:30pm - Scavenger hunt starting at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport


Bring a team of 2 or more, a car, and a camera and search Wedgeport to take pictures of your team with all the items on your list!

Pre-registration at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum or by calling 902-663-2560 is recommended.

Cost: $5 per person

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Thursday August 26


TUNA WEIGH IN (Pending arrival of boats) – Sponsored by Leonard C. Comeau Ltd.

5pm – Closed to in-person public spectators due to COVID-19, please watch our live-stream of this event on our Facebook page!


We will weigh in some of the giant tuna that has been caught by the fishing boats during the week. Watch the tuna teams celebrate their catch and experience the excitement!

This activity is FREE!


WEDGEPORT TUNA TOURNAMENT PAGEANT – Sponsored by La Shoppe à Carl / Carl’s Store

7pm - Closed to in-person public spectators due to COVID-19, please watch our live-stream of this event on our Facebook page!


Come watch the crowning of the 2021 Tuna Queen! It will be a “Throughout the Decades” themed night featuring live entertainment by Braidey Spinney.

Cost: $5 per person (if an in-person audience is permitted, more details will be provided soon)



Friday August 27


TUNA WEIGH IN (Pending arrival of boats) – Sponsored by Leonard C. Comeau Ltd.

6pm – Closed to in-person public spectators due to COVID-19, please watch our live-stream of this event on our Facebook page!


We will weigh in some of the giant tuna that has been caught by the fishing boats during the week. Watch the tuna teams celebrate their catch and experience the excitement!

This activity is FREE!



Saturday August 28


TUNA WEIGH IN – Sponsored by Leonard C. Comeau Ltd.

10am – Closed to in-person public spectators due to COVID-19, please watch our live-stream of this event on our Facebook page!


We will weigh in some of the giant tuna that has been caught by the fishing boats during the week. Watch the tuna teams celebrate their catch and experience the excitement!

This activity is FREE!


CLOSING CEREMONIES

Approximately 12pm (following the Tuna Weigh In) – Closed to in-person public spectators due to COVID-19, please watch our live-stream of this event on our Facebook page!

(You will also be able to watch virtually, more details will be provided soon.)


Who will win the Milton J. LeBlanc Memorial Tuna Cup this year?

This activity is FREE!


For more information, call us at 902-663-2560 or email wedgeporttuna@outlook.com! Also, visit our website: wedgeporttuna.ca and our Facebook Page: Wedgeport Tuna Tournament & Festival!