2022 Event Schedule

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Saturday August 20

WEDGEPORT COMMUNITY YARD SALE

9am to 12pm - All throughout Wedgeport

Set up in your front yard, or set up in front of the Wedgeport Tuna Museum if you need a place to go! Make sure to bring your own tables and chairs! If you have any questions, please call Craig Corporon at 902-740-4929.


Sunday August 21

TUNA FUN RUN - Sponsored by Terry’s Rentals Inc.

8am to 8:45am - Registration

9am - Run

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

Children ages 12 and under can participate for FREE!

Get the run routes on our Facebook Page: Wedgeport Tuna Tournament & Festival.

Cost: $20 (first 50 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!


CHILDREN’S ICE CREAM PARTY

2pm to 4 pm - Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

Children ages 2 to 12 can join us for ice cream themed activities, crafts, and snacks during our afternoon party with the Tuna Princesses!

Cost: $5 per child


Monday August 22

DAY AT THE PARK - In partnership with École Wedgeport

1pm to 3pm – 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 a variety of fun water activities, and they can also enjoy playing on the playground.

Bring an extra pair of clothes and a towel!

This event is FREE and will be animated in French-only by Marissa Bourque.


OPENING CEREMONY WINE & CHEESE

7pm - Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

Organized by the Pageant Committee. Come eat, drink, and enjoy a Disney-themed evening! Meet this year’s Pageant Princesses and enjoy live entertainment by Alexa & Madisen.

Cost: $20 per person - includes one glass of wine and more wine can be purchased at the bar for $5.


FIREWORKS (Weather permitting) – Sponsored by Tusket Island Tours

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

This event is FREE!


Tuesday August 23

CAPTAINS' SEND-OFF – Sponsored by Fish Safe NS

7pm - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport

Wish the fisherman well as they sail off for the fishing grounds, a 12-hour sail! This event is FREE!



Wednesday August 24

SANDCASTLE COMPETITION

1pm to 3pm – Comeau’s Hill Beach, Comeau’s Hill

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

This event is FREE!


TUNA WEIGH IN (Pending on arrival of boats) - Sponsored by Eric’s Salt & Water Services Ltd.

6pm - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport

We will begin to weigh in some of the giant tuna if there has been some caught by the fishing boats so far. Watch the tuna teams celebrate their catch and experience the excitement!

This event is FREE for spectators!


SCAVENGER HUNT

5:30pm - Registration in the tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

6:30pm to 8:30pm - Scavenger Hunt starting in the tent behind 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 the list!


Cost: $5 per person


Thursday August 25

TUNA WEIGH IN (Pending on arrival of boats) - Sponsored by Eric’s Salt & Water Services Ltd.

6pm - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport

We will continue to weigh in some of the giant tuna if there has been more caught by the fishing boats so far. Watch the tuna teams celebrate their catch and experience the excitement!

This event is FREE for spectators!


WEDGEPORT TUNA TOURNAMENT PAGEANT - Sponsored by La Shoppe à Carl

7pm - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

Come watch the crowning of the 2022 Tuna Queen! It will be a Disney-themed night featuring live entertainment by Chloe d’Eon and Kidzact.

Cost: $5 per person


Friday August 26

SEAFOOD EXTRAVAGANZA

4pm - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

A large variety of delicious food will be available, including steamed lobsters, clams, rappie pie, lobster rolls, seafood chowder, bacon-wrapped scallops, tuna steaks, hot dogs, hamburgers, and more! The bar will also open at 4pm!


BEER GARDEN, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT & KARAOKE BY ALEXANDRA RODGERSON

4pm to 8pm - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

Take in the live entertainment while enjoying your meal at the Seafood Extravaganza. After you’ve eaten, you and your friends can try singing some karaoke!

FREE admission in the tent!


TUNA WEIGH IN (Pending on arrival of boats)- Sponsored by Eric’s Salt & Water Services Ltd.

6pm - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport

We will continue to weigh in some of the giant tuna if there has been more caught by the fishing boats so far. Watch the tuna teams celebrate their catch and experience the excitement!

This event is FREE for spectators!



Saturday August 27

TUNA WEIGH IN - Sponsored by Eric’s Salt & Water Services Ltd.

9am to 12pm (tentative - this time could change) - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport

This event is FREE for spectators!


SEAFOOD EXTRAVAGANZA

11am until supplies last - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

A large variety of delicious food will be available, including steamed lobsters, clams, rappie pie, lobster rolls, seafood chowder, bacon-wrapped scallops, tuna steaks, hot dogs, hamburgers and more! The bar will also open at 11am!


BEER GARDEN AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT BY JIMMY MOY

11am to 1pm - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

This event is FREE!


CLOSING CEREMONIES

Approximately 1pm - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport

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

This event is FREE!


BEER GARDEN & LIVE ENTERTAINMENT BY MERIMAC

9pm - Beer Garden opens

10:30pm to 2am - Merimac

Cost: $30 cover charge per person

Youth under the age of 19 are not permitted at this event.


There will be a free bus and shuttle service in the Wedgeport area on August 26 & 27. Call 902-663-2560!


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!