The largest Oktoberfest east of Kitchener-Waterloo takes place on the last full weekend of September each year with over 3,000 party goers travelling to Tatamagouche, to attend the North Shore Bavarian Society’s Oktoberfest.

Each event includes good food, beverages, music and dancing. There’s entertainment from great bands, from the Kitchener-Waterloo and from the local area. They play German Oktoberfest music as well as popular music, something for Everyone.

There are many concession booths serving up all kinds of tasty treats ranging from traditional such as sausages, schnitzel, to pizzas and potato chips. A variety of souvenirs are available including, beer steins, T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, pins and other novelty items. Many beverages are available including domestic and imported beer, local wines, soft drinks and coffee.

So put on you lederhosen or dirndl, learn the words to Ein Prosit and practice your chicken dance then come out and join us for the greatest party in Atlantic Canada.


Friday Evening
September 22, 2017
6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Beer Garden
$5 Cover Charge

Saturday Afternoon
September 23, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tickets $25 – SOLD OUT

Saturday Evening
September 23, 2017
7:00 pm to 12:00 am (Door closes at 11:00 pm)
Tickets $20

Golden Keys
Twin City
Alpine Echo
Friday night only : “Wildside”

All Events are held at:
North Shore Recreation Centre, 30 Blair Ave., Tatamagouche, NS

Tickets Available at:
Ticket Atlantic • Balmoral Motel • Mingo’s Music Sales • C.G. Fulton’s Pharmacy • The Pork Shop • Jack & Ella’s Gifts & Treats • Foodland


Depending on where you are coming from, there are many different ways to get here.

From the South (Halifax, Truro)

From Halifax, Hwy 102 to exit 14A (Truro) and turn right. Take a left at the amber flashing light (just past River Breeze Farm Market) on to Hwy 311. 40 minutes will have you in Tatamagouche. When you get to the stop sign go straight ahead. Take Park Street on your left and at the stop sign turn right on to Blair Ave.

From the East (Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island (via Ferry), Pictou)

From Pictou take the Sunrise Trail (Route 6) right in to Tatamagouche. Take Park Street on your left and at the stop sign turn left on to Blair Ave.

From the West (Prince Edward Island (via Confederation Bridge), New Brunswick, Amherst)

If travelling from P.E.I. by taking the quicker route to New Brunswick, turn onto the Trans-Canada 2 which takes you into Nova Scotia. Take the turn off to Amherst following the signs for the Sunrise Trail (Route 6). Follow the trail right into Tatamagouche. When entering the village, look for Lake Road on your right and take the first left (Blair Ave).