13th Annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament & Festival
August 21-27, 2016
Sunday August 21
TUNA FUN RUN - Sponsored by Let's Print It Ltd. and Honey Bee's Ice Cream Parlour
8am to 8:45am - Registration
9am - Run
Come run or walk a 5K or 10K Fun Run starting at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport!
Children ages 12 and under can participate for FREE!
Get the registration form & routes here!
VENDOR FAIR & YARD SALE
12pm to 3pm - Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Are you interested in getting a table to sell something? Call us at 902-663-2560 for details!
NEVERLAND PARTY FOR PIRATES & FAIRIES - Sponsored by Hatheway Orthodontic Clinic
2pm to 4pm - Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Ahoy, mateys and fairies! Children ages 2 to 12 join us for snacks, crafts and activities during our afternoon adventure with the Tuna Princesses!
Cost: $5 per child
Monday August 22
OPENING CEREMONY WINE & CHEESE
7pm - Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Organized by the Pageant Committee. Come eat, drink, explore the Wedgeport Tuna Museum and meet this year’s Pageant Princesses.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum or at the door.
Cost: $10 per person - includes one glass of wine and more wine can be purchased at the bar for $5.
Tuesday August 23
CAPTAINS' SEND OFF
7pm - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport
Wish the fishermen well, as they set sail for the fishing grounds, a 12-hour sail! This activity is FREE!
7:30pm - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport
Teams of 2 toss and catch mackerel during this fun event!
Pre-registration at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum is recommended.
Cost: $10 per team of 2 people
Wednesday August 24
JUNIOR FISHING DERBY - Sponsored by D. K. Muise Motors Ltd.
2pm to 4pm - Wedgeport Breakwater Wharf, Lower Wedgeport
Anyone 16 and under can participate! Bring your rod, lures and mandatory lifejacket to catch some fish off the wharf. Parent or guardian must
be present. This activity is FREE (first 75 participants guaranteed a t-shirt)!
5:30pm - Registration
6:30pm to 8:30pm - Scavenger Hunt starting at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Bring a team of 2 or more, a car, and a camera and search Wedgeport to take pictures of a teammate with all the items on your list!
Pre-registration is recommended and can be done at the Wedgeport Tuna Museum.
Cost: $5 per person
Thursday August 25
WEDGEPORT TUNA TOURNAMENT PAGEANT
7pm - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Come watch the crowning of the 2016 Tuna Queen! It will be a Broadway Musical themed night featuring live entertainment!
Cost: $5 per person
Friday August 26
4pm - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Various seafood booths will be available including: Steamed lobsters, clams, lobster rolls, sushi, seafood chowder, bacon-wrapped scallops, tuna
steaks and more! The bar will open at 4pm!
TUNA WEIGH IN - Pending arrival of boats
6pm - Wedgeport Tuna Wharf, Lower Wedgeport
BEER GARDEN & LIVE ENTERTAINMENT BY GERARD LEBLANC
4pm to 8pm - Tent located behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Saturday August 27
TUNA WEIGH IN
10am to 1:30pm - Wedgeport Tuna Wharf, Lower Wedgeport
10am to 4pm - Yarmouth Big Bounce Rentals will be here with a bouncy castle for the children! This activity is FREE!
11am until supplies last - Rappie pie, fricot, seafood chowder, sushi, tuna steaks, lobster rolls, BBQ and more!
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT BY GOLD RUSH
11am to 1:30pm - Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Approximately 1:30pm- Tent behind the Wedgeport Tuna Museum, Lower Wedgeport
Who will win the Milton J. LeBlanc Memorial Tuna Cup this year?
BEER GARDEN & LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
9pm - Beer Garden opens
10:30pm to close - Merimac
Cost: $15 cover charge per person
Merimac is an energetic band from Halifax that put on a show that promises to please any crowd!
Youth under the age of 19 are not permitted at the beer garden.
There will be a free shuttle service August 26 & 27. Call 902-663-4345!
For more information, call Brandon Doucette at 902-663-2560 or email email@example.com! Also visit our Facebook Page: