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Each year, the Truro Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture hosts and partners on numerous special events, including festivals, dances, movies and more.





Don't Miss a Minute of New Year's Eve on the Town
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icon New Years Eve on the Town Poster 2014 (269.01 kB)


New Year’s Eve on the Town


Rath Eastlink Community Centre
11:00 a.m. to 12 noon: Free FAMILY SWIMMING in the Wilsons Aquatic Centre. Open to the first 150 swimmers.
12 noon to 2:00 p.m.: Free COMMUNITY CLIMB on the Kohler Klimbing Wall. Give the 46-foot wall a try; first come, first served.
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.: Free FAMILY SWIMMING in the Wilsons Aquatic Centre. Open to the first 150 swimmers.


Douglas Street Recreation Centre
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.: Free FAMILY FUN including BOUNCY HOUSES, FACEPAINTING, BALLOONS and MORE.
4:00 p.m. and again at 5:00 p.m.: Two Free performances by RAZZMATAZZ FOR KIDS, an award-winning musical duo that has been entertaining youngsters for nearly 20 years.
4:30 p.m.: Free Performance by RICK PIDGEON, juggling world record holder and Canada’s only professional basketball freestyler.


Colchester Legion Stadium
8:00 to 10:00 p.m.: Free MUSIC with TIM BOWERS and GORDON TUCKER. Upstairs in the warm room.
9:00 p.m. to midnight: Free SKATING with LIVE MUSIC by PAUL RANDY MINGO on the arena-level mainstage.


Fireworks at the Stadium at midnight, weather permitting.


Don’t Miss the Town of Truro
New Year’s Day Levee
12 noon to 1:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, 695 Prince St.





February 1st to 8th, 2015
Winter's Never Been This Much Fun
Skating, Snowshoeing, Sledding, Skiing and Much More!

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