Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl

Occurs February 1st, 2020 to February 29th, 2020


Barrington, South Shore


T: 902-476-3374



Join us for the most delicious annual event in Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Lobster Crawl happening February 1 - 29, 2020 along the South Shore, from Barrington to Peggy's Cove!

Sip, savour, shop, stay and enjoy more than 100 amazing lobster experiences while you sample dozens of variations of the traditional lobster roll and lobster-infused dishes at participating restaurants:

  • Sample Lobster Ale
  • Check out Locke’s Island Lobster Wool!
  • Discover lobster lore - the art, music, stories and traditions shaped by the lobster industry
  • Learn to create your own nautical treasures and souvenirs
  • Discover how the lobster industry works
  • Pack your bags and check-in for the Crawl!

Feb. 1-29: Crawl a'Board the Lobster Trail: Savour Lobster-infused dishes at more than 20 restaurants along the South Shore

Feb. 2: Cheer on "Lucy the (shadow-seeking) Lobster" on the shores of Barrington, the Lobster Capital of Canada on Groundhog Day and stick around for Lobster Day! (Barrington/Cape Sable Island) 

Feb. 2: 2020 Best Lobster Roll Challenge (White Point Resort)

Feb. 8: Lobster Crawl Craft Beer Festival (DATE to be confirmed) (Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (LCLC), Bridgewater)

Feb. 8: Go Lobster Fishing & Feast on your catch!

Feb. 9: For the Love of Lobster Chowder Showdown (Oak Island Resort)

Feb. 14-16: For the Love of Lobster Valentine’s Weekend

Feb. 22: On the Rocks

And that’s just to whet your appetite!

Come indulge in a gastronomical festival where you can experience lobster at its finest all day, everyday! While Road Trips are tasty... plan to get trapped! Pair an event with one of our many Hotels, B&B’s and Cottages, check them out in our featured Festival Package Deals category of the LobsterCrawl website and start planning your trip today! The website makes it easy to search for events by Category, Date or Location, then add your favourites to your itinerary, and email it to yourself!! It's that easy to sip, savour, shop, and 'get trapped'!! 

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Admission: Prices and fees are unique to each event. Please visit for more information and for links to specific business and operator listings with the Lobster Crawl.