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October 20 – 22, 2017

A weekend of Nova Scotia craft spirits and cocktails in beautiful Lunenburg

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See the 2017 Preliminary Programme!

Festival Passes available mid-July

Tickets for individual events available in September

Join us in Lunenburg this coming October for a festive weekend in celebration of Nova Scotia’s distillers and their wares, with talented Mixologists creating sublime cocktails, workshops on spirits and how to use them in fabulous drinks, dining delights and much more!

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A talented group of Mixologists will be joining us to introduce you to the evolving new world of Nova Scotia’s distillers. Leading workshops, showing off in a celebration of cocktails, inspiring Lunenburg’s talented chefs in dining events, these knowledgeable cocktail enthusiasts will ensure a unique colourful weekend of fun.


More than thirty varieties of spirits and liqueur are already being created by eight distilleries in the province of Nova Scotia. Rum, whiskey, vodka, brandy, liqueurs, gin, and more, all made in Nova Scotia, will be celebrated during the Spirited Away Festival. Join us. Meet the distillers. Taste our products and celebrate the emergence of the Nova Scotia Craft Distillery revolution.


The beauty of holding the Festival in Lunenburg, everything is within easy walking distance. The following Hotels & Inns are offering festival accommodation packages for the festival weekend. Each is in the heart of Lunenburg, within easy walking distance of the main festival event and dining venues.

Bookings for accommodations should be made directly with the venue:

Spirited Dining

Talented Lunenburg Chefs + Creative Mixologists + Fabulous Nova Scotia Spirits

A select group of Lunenburg’s finest dining venues are each working with one of our visiting Mixologists to offer a unique dining opportunity. Bookings for Spirited Dining should be made directly with the venues.

2017 Earlybird Passes now on sale!