Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society

Record #: TOB0335
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2017
Last Full Update: 31 Jul 2017


Located In Lunenburg
Where To Find Us
Society Office
125 Montague St
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0
Areas Served Lunenburg (town) ; South Shore Region


Phone 902-634-3180
Contact Chris Heide, Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society; Phone: 902-634-3180; Fax: 902-634-9568; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society 
PO Box 655 
125 Montague St 
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0

Description & Services

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival brings the best in traditional and contemporary folk music to the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. We are Nova Scotia’s longest-running folk festival and have showcased great Nova Scotian, Canadian and international talent during our 30 years. We are proud to have introduced many of the Maritimes’ best-loved musicians to a wider audience on our stages. 
Lunenburg literally bursts at the seams with music and Festival goers during the four days of Folk Harbour. With a long history of good weather (knock wood), fantastic music and unmatched atmosphere, music lovers of all ages are in for non-stop entertainment. 
The Festival officially opens on Thursday with a full day music conference: Folk Steps, usually held in the Zion Lutheran Church, which allows music lovers to examine a theme with experts in that genre of music. 
Please contact us for the dates of the next festival! For tickets and complete information please visit our website: 
The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society is a non-profit, volunteer-based, family-focused community organization which strives to celebrate the joy of traditional and contemporary folk music, dance, and oral history through an annual festival, monthly concert series and other events during the year. 
Statement of Artistic Vision: To share traditional and contemporary folk music highlighting the culture and history of Nova Scotia and other North Atlantic regions through music, dance and other forms of artistic expression. This will be presented through events and educational experiences which celebrate the ever-changing nature of traditional music. 
The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society was established in 1986. Today, the board consists of 15 local volunteers interested and passionate about promoting Folk music in our community.
Dates August 11-13, 2017