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Picnic at the Park

Picnic In The Park is another magical element of sweet summertime here in the Seaside Village of Chester.

Come and enjoy live music for dancing and picnic dining at Lordly Park every Tuesday* evening in the summer, from 6 pm to 8 pm. Admission free! If it’s raining on Tuesday, we postpone it to Wednesday, and if it’s raining on Wednesday, we’ll dance on Thursday.

Admission is FREE, but donations for the band are welcome and greatly accepted!

Bring your family, your picnic supper and your dancing shoes!


July 4th - August 29th: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

September 5th & September 12th: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Presented by:  Chester Municipal Recreation & Parks, Chester Municipal Heritage Society and Community Volunteers.  

Please note: this is a non-smoking event*

For a look at the Line-Up for the 2023 Season click here

For more information visit the official Facebook page here

Join us for our Picnic in the Park Festival 2023! We welcome everyone and look forward to seeing you there! 

Event Details:

Chester Municipal Recreation & Parks | Chester Municipal Heritage Society


July 4, 2023

August 29, 2023

6:00 PM

8:00 PM

Event Contact

109 Central Street, Chester, NS, Canada

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