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Queens County is comprised of 50 unique communities spanning 1000 square kilometres, our geography dotted with powerful rivers, pristine lakes and islands delivering stunning coastlines and our signature silver sand beaches.
Our population of 10,500, consists of permanent and summer residents many gravitating to our most densely populated areas such as Liverpool, Milton and Brooklyn. Liverpool is uniquely positioned as an events hosting hub within the Region as well Nova Scotia.
Accessible in under 2 hours to a captive audience exceeding 600,000 people encompassing Yarmouth, the Annapolis Valley and Halifax, with timely access to Halifax Stanfield International Airport, our Region has hosted so many amazing events over the years.
We boast prime hosting venues from the largest to most intimate. Take Liverpool direct for example: the historic Astor Theatre, expansive 3 acre Privateer Waterfront Park and one of Nova Scotia's finest multi-purpose venues Queens Place Emera Centre.
Check out these recent Queens Place events ! October 2021 Home Hardware Curling pre-trials Curling Canada, 2019 Hockey Canada Women's National Team Fall Festival, 2019 World Junior Curling Championships, 2019 Brett Kissel and so many more amazing music legends, sports events and other activity over the years!
Signature festivals and events held annually or biannually include: Run Our Shore - Run Nova Scotia, the Hank Snow Country Tribute, Liverpool International Theatre Festival, Memorial Auto Show, Privateer Days, Privateer 5 Mike Road Race, Greenfield Dragway season and the Queens County Fair...with more events in development encouraged by the new Events Investment Fund ! Check out the extensive resume and gallery.
And we have now arrived at spring 2022. Pandemic restrictions are lifting and a new sense of optimism is being felt in our Queens Coast community. Events are announcing comebacks and planning is underway. Back to #ItsHappeningHere!
What is our secret to success as an events community?
We know it's evident in the quality, in the execution and delivery of events to each and every resident or visitor because you've told us! As well its proven in the impacts: community pride, social & economic, exposure locally-provincially-nationally and across the world!
We are proud of our not for profit event organizers, business supporters and our amazing volunteers and we realize collaboration is the key to our success...always stronger together!
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