Each year, the Truro Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture hosts and partners on numerous special events, including festivals, dances, movies and more.
Town of Truro
New Year's Eve on the Town
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013
Free Family Fun for All!
RATH EASTLINK COMMUNITY CENTRE
3:00 to 5:00 PM
Free FAMILY SWIMMING Wilsons Aquatic Centre.
DOUGLAS STREET RECREATION CENTRE
Free CHILDREN’S CRAFTS & FACEPAINTING.
Free MAGIC AND BALLOONS with Brad Alexander.
Free THE MARITIME MARIONETTES presents The Bremen Town Musicians; a favourite folktale.
COLCHESTER LEGION STADIUM
7:30 to 9:30 PM
Free MUSIC with Fiddler Alycia Putnam and family. UPSTAIRS in the warm room.
9:00 PM to MIDNIGHT
Free SKATING with LIVE MUSIC by Paul Randy Mingo on the ARENA-LEVEL MAINSTAGE.
FIREWORKS AT MIDNIGHT!
Images of past events...
Inaugural EMBRACE Truro Festival
held October 1, 2011
The Town of Truro's Affirmative Action Committee hosted its inaugural EMBRACE Truro Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. This celebration of our arts and cultures included an afternoon of multi-cultural entertainment, displays and demonstrations downtown and culminated in a performance of DRUM at the Cobequid Educational Centre.
2011 - The Year of the Planters
Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the arrival of
English speaking settlers from Ireland and New England
A collage of Cobequid Planter 250 Society members and friends
Dressed in reproductive clothing - supported by Canadian Heritage
VP Challenge: Thanks for another great event!
Next year's date is Saturday, July 21, 2012
The 2nd Annual VP Challenge will be held on Saturday, July 16 at Victoria Park, Truro. This is a 5K run that integrates a series of multiple challenging obstacles. Participants are tested on their strength, stamina and agility as they navigate a scenic route through Victoria Park in an unforgettable race.
VP Challenge 2010
Easter Egg Hunt
Guided Nature Walks in Victoria Park
Guided Walks in Victoria Park each summer.
Mid-Summer Movie Nights in Victoria Park
Movies in the Park each summer. Let us know what movies you like to see in summer 2012.
Rick Hansen came to town
Above: Rick Hansen brought his Man in Motion 25th anniversary tour
to Victoria Park in September 2011.
Below: A large crowd greets his arrival
HubTown Rally - Motorcycle Weekend
Above: Musician on Inglis Place during second annual HubTown Rally
Motorcycle Weekend in August 2011
Below: Motorcycles line Inglis Place
Wild Blueberry Festival Kick-off
Above: Blueberry Pie Eating Contest during
Wild Blueberry Festival Kickoff at Marigold Cultural Centre, Truro, N.S.
Below: Blueberry Grunt performs on roof of Marigold
Paul Henderson Jersey Tour
Hockey great Paul Henderson dropped the puck for a
Truro Junior A Bearcats hockey game at the Stadium
when he brought his jersey tour to Truro in November 2011
Harvest Moon Festival
Harvest Moon Festival held each September