Festival Information

You won't want to miss CATCH — The Nova Scotia Seafood Festival, taking place June 27 & 28, 2009 at the Cunard Centre in Halifax.                   

HOURS
Saturday, June 27 10 am - 8 pm

Sunday, June 28 10 am - 5 pm

THE LOCATION
For a floor plan of the event, click here.

ABOUT THE CUNARD CENTRE
Cunard Centre, is a waterfront cargo shed renovated into a large multipurpose, year round event centre. Cunard Centre is located at Pier 23 as part of the Halifax Port Authority's SeaPort redevelopment. The venue's sheer size, 53,000 square feet of column free space, boasts one of the largest capacities for events in Halifax.

Guests of Cunard Centre can be outside on the “Brow,” and watch as ships maneuver through the busy Halifax port. In season, guests are privileged to view some of the largest cruise ships in the world, which tie up adjacent to Cunard Centre when visiting Halifax.

The Cunard Centre is located at 
961 Marginal Rd., in 
Halifax. The venue is situated in the Seaport Development District, behind the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel and adjacent to Pier 21 - Canada's Immigration Museum.

For more informaton about the venue for CATCH 2009, visit www.rcr.ca/catering/venues/cunard-centre/.

ADMISSION & TICKETS
Online tickets are on sale now!

Save $2.00 off an adult ticket when purchased online!

Online General Admission:
Adult - $8
Seniors (65+) - $8
Students (12-18) - $8
Children under 12 - free

Planning a group of 10 or more? Contact us for special group rates (902) 424-0334 or info@novascotiaseafoodfestival.ca

A general admission ticket price entitles you entry into the CATCH Seafood Festival and offers you the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of special attractions such as culinary demonstrations, tasting seminars, live entertainment and much more!

To get the most of your visit, you are invited to purchase tasting tokens to have a taste of what our exhibitors have to offer. Tasting tokens are $1 each and are available in sheets of $10; and can be purchased at the festival. Tokens are redeemed at the various exhibitor booths for samples of seafood, wine, beer, and liquor. This is an excellent opportunity to taste a variety of Nova Scotia seafoods and drinks all under one roof!

PLEASE DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE. Must be 19 years of age or older to sample alcoholic beverages.

Please note that we do not issue ticket refunds.

HOTEL INFORMATION

The Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
(902) 421-1000

To receive a 20% discount off room rates at the Westin, click here

Delta Halifax & Barrington
Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
(902) 490-7615

To receive a special $99 festival room rate at the Delta, click here.

PRESENTING SPONSOR
Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture presents CATCH!

Nova Scotia's premier seafood event is being hosted with the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture's mission in mind - to foster prosperous and sustainable fisheries, aquaculture and food industries through the delivery of quality public services for the betterment of coastal communities and of all Nova Scotians.

The Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture (formerly Agriculture and Fisheries) provides services to the province's agriculture and fishing sectors — two of the biggest economies in the province's coastal and rural regions.

Combined, these industries contribute almost $2 billion annually to the provincial economy and creates over 20,000 jobs. Please visit our site for information on the department's mission, business plan, accountability report, licensing, legislation and Routine Access Policy.

As well, visit the department's organizational structure made up of Policy and Planning, the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, and four Branches:

For more information, visit www.gov.ns.ca/fish.

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