Thursday, November 10, 2011

Nova Scotia Christmas holiday

If you're traveling to the province to be with family for the holidays, to experience our peaceful surroundings or already live here and want to make the most of the season, Christmas is in Nova Scotia at a magical time of year .

Winter Getaways

For those seeking a quiet, intimate Christmas, NS has a lot of winter retreats where you can get away from everything. Snow conditions permitting, go snowshoeing or skiing in one of the many parks or stroll along our many trails and beaches streets before spending the evening in front of the fireplace. Sometimes the best gift is each other!

Christmas Parades and Festivals

Nova Scotia are just like the holiday celebrations. There are many parades nstall Christmas and as the Parade of Lights, held in Halifax and Yarmouth, Mahone Bay 'Santa Claus Festival and the Festival of Trees held in Middle Musquodoboit, Halifax and St. Peter. Christmas craft fairs such as the Christmas Market Loft in Sydney, Nova Scotia Show Designer Craft Council Craft Design in Halifax, Nova Scotia are unique gifts - perfect for that 'hard to buy person on your list!

Nova Scotia Christmas Trees

During the holidays shines Nova Scotia positively, not only with the spirit of Christmas, but with tree lights and decorations. Undoubtedly, the traditional Christmas tree is the most popular balsam fir. Lunenburg County on the south coast becomes the balsam fir Christmas tree capital of the world! Each year, thousands of Nova Scotia grown Christmas trees are shipped to the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and throughout North America. No wonder the Atlantic province is so well known for their Christmas trees!

Boston Christmas tree lighting

Did you know that each year, a beautiful Nova Scotia Christmas tree has been selected and sent to the city of Boston in appreciation for their assistance following the Halifax explosion of 1917? Year after year, Bostonians gather to watch the tree brought to life the holiday season in a tree lighting ceremony spectacular.