A Taste of Nova Scotia on Georges Island
Two Local Dinners Featuring Music by Lennie Gallant
As the 2017 RDV Tall Ships Regatta sails by, you’ll be cracking open lobster, savoring local wine, beer, cider and spirits, listening to Lennie Gallant and experiencing a view few others have witnessed. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable summer celebration.
Date: July 28 & 29, 2017
Event: Georges Island Dinner Series
Location: Georges Island, Halifax Harbour
Ferry pick-up/drop-off: Halifax Ferry Terminal – stand in Woodside line up. There will be a registration desk for check-ins at the ferry terminal.
Tickets: 19+ event, $150 (tax included). Purchase here.
July 28: Nova Scotia Lobster Feast
Experience Nova Scotia lobster like never before! Picture yourself on Georges Island, listening to Lennie Gallant, with views of Tall Ships, savouring Steamed Nova Scotia Lobster dinner paired with Nova Scotia wines, craft beer, spirits and cider.
SEATED DINNER MENU (Scanway Catering):
Boiled Nova Scotia Lobster with garlic butter & fresh lemon
Marinated Red Potato Salad with red onion, peppers & fresh dill
Fresh Market Coleslaw
House-baked Molasses and White Flour Dusted Roll
(Lobster from Gidney Fisheries, will be paired with Tidal Bay from Lightfoot & Wolfville, Grand Pre Wines and Blomidon Estate Winery)
July 29: Nova Scotia Good Cheer BBQ
Cheers! Nova Scotia craft beer, spirits, cider and wine paired with local BBQ favourites. Set on George’s Island with live music by Lennie Gallant – this will be the ultimate local food and drink celebration.
GOOD CHEER DRINKS: Ironworks Distillery, Still Fired Distillery, Grand Pre Wines, Barrelling Tide, Lightfoot & Wolfville, Boxing Rock Brewing Company, Bulwark Cider, Halifax Distilling, Garrison Brewing, 2 Crows, Saltbox Brewing, Triders Craft Beer, Petite Riviere, Sober Island Brewing Company, Schoolhouse Brewery
Meadowbrook Meat Market: Roast pig, local sausages, pork on a bun, kale salad and Jimmy Dogs
Lightfoot & Wolfville: Pulled Pork Sliders
Humble Pie Kitchen: Meat pies and vegetarian pies!
Kitchen Door Catering: Good Cheer Trail dips and chips
NSCC Akerley Campus Grill Station: Featuring Cedar Bay Grilling planked salmon, Morris East S’Mores & Noggins Corner Farm grilled veggies
*Please note, this is not a sit-down dinner. There will be 8 food stations to walk around to. There will be limited benches, but lots of room to sit on the ground if you would like to bring your own blanket or camp chair.
Your ticket includes:
- Transportation to and from Georges Island by ferry
Please note there is only one departure time: The ferry leaves Halifax at 6:00 p.m. and returns from Georges Island at 9:00 p.m.
- All food and drinks
- Meet Nova Scotia chefs, producers, winemakers, cider makers, distillers and brewers
- An evening on Georges Island to enjoy local food and drink, see the views of Tall Ships in the Harbour and mingle with people who love Nova Scotia food and drink & adventure!
- Arrival back to Halifax Waterfront by 9:30 in time to enjoy free evening concerts on the CBC Main Stage and nightly fireworks
July 30: Sip n’ Shuck
*Please note: Due to low ticket sales, we have cancelled the July 30 Sip n’ Shuck event. If you have purchased a ticket, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get a refund or to transfer your ticket to either the Lobster Feast or Good Cheer BBQ. Thank you for your understanding.