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6th Annual Huckle Buckle Festival

2019 Huckle Buckle Moonlight Pumpkin Walk Friday October 18, 6:30pm

 Join us October 13-19, 2019 in Ingonish to celebrate the splendour of fall during the 6th Annual Huckle Buckle Fall Festival! Guided Hikes, fabulous food, children's activities, pumpkins, scarecrows and ceilidhs -- there is something for everyone! Be sure to save the date for the following  anticipated events:


  • Friday, October 18th; 6:30 pm - Moonlight Pumpkin Walk - Let lit jack-o-lanterns guide your way around the beautiful Freshwater Lake trail. Marshmallow roast and firework display (8:00pm) to follow. Top of the Island Grub Stop Food Truck will be available until 10pm
  • Saturday, October 19th; 11am-2pm- Festive Fall Fun Day - Join us at the Ingonish Beach soccer field for fabulous food, festive crafts, outstanding entertainment and lots of fun activities for the whole family!

Don't forget to keep an eye out for scarecrows as you drive through Ingonish -- they will be on display starting October 9th as part of our annual community scarecrow contest.

To help plan your fun-filled Ingonish weekend, check out the detailed 2019 schedule below. You can also find up-to-date event information on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/IngonishConnected/


6th Annual Ingonish 
Huckle Buckle Fall Festival

 October 13-19, 2019 


Pumpkin Carving
October 13th
Broad Cove Campground
Pumpkins and carving tools provided, just bring your imagination and creativity! Hosted by CBHNP. A great opportunity to carve your pumpkins for the moonlight pumpkin walk!
Grandmother Moon
Sunday, October
Ingonish Beach
This Indigenous ceremony celebrates Grandmother Moon and women's
teachings. There is no age restriction for this program, and no limit to the number of participants. Bring a bottle of water. Hosted by CBHNP.
Guided Hike: Franey Trail
October 17th
Middle Head Trail
Enjoy the splendor of the
Highlands in autumn. 2-3 hours,
7.4 km loop. Hosted by CBHNP.
Hot Turkey Dinner
Thursday, Oct 17th; 5pm
Ingonish Fire Hall
Hosted by the United Church Women; $15 per person.
Celtic Colors Jam Session
Thursday, Oct
17th; 10pm-
Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa
Both musicians and listeners are welcome to join in this song and tune session! Bring your instruments! $10; $8 with concert ticket stub; Free for players. Hosted by Ingonish Development Society. 
Guided Moonlight Pumpkin Walk and Marshmallow Roast
Friday, Oct.18th 6:30pm
Fresh Water Lake Trail
*Let candlelit Jack-o-lanterns be your guide on this leisurely walk around Fresh Water Lake trail. Bonfire/marshmallow roast to follow. Food truck on site. Fun for all ages! Hosted by CBHNP, Ingonish Activities Committee &
Ingonish Development Society
Huckle Buckle Firework Display
Friday, October 18th, 8:00pm
Ingonish Beach 
Be sure to stick around after the
Moonlight Pumpkin Walk to enjoy Huckle Buckle’s first ever fireworks display! Food truck on site. 
Huckle Buckle Festive Fall Fun
Saturday, Oct
19th; 11am-2pm
Ingonish Beach Soccer Field
Food Trucks, fabulous entertainment, archery, open-air farmer’s market**, touch-a-truck, giant pumpkin contest*** and more. Join us for a day of family fun! Hosted by Ingonish
Development Society and Ingonish Activities Committee. 
Children’s Bike Decorating Contest and Parade
Saturday, Oct
Ingonish Beach Tennis Court
Children are invited to decorate their bikes and participate in a bike parade around the tennis courts.
Please be ready to start at 11am.
Prizes will be awarded!
Octoberfest Pub with Live Band, Broken Road
Saturday, Oct 19th; 9pm
Legion Branch 105
Ages 19 & over. Hosted by Legion Branch 105.


*Drop off your carved pumpkins @ Ingonish Home Hardware on or before Oct 17 and your name will be entered in a prize draw. Pumpkins will be displayed on the Moonlight Pumpkin Walk. You can pick up your pumpkin Oct. 19 @The Festive Fall Fun Day. 


**We are once again hosting our OUTDOOR farmer’s market on Saturday, Oct 19th at our Huckle Buckle Festive Fall Fun Day. We are looking for vendors to sell homemade crafts, produce, baking, etc. Please note that tables will be set up under a tent in case of showers/rain. If you are interested in booking a table ($20 each), please email hucklebucklefest@gmail.com, or contact Shelly Coones or Shannon Costelo. 


***PUMPKIN GROWING CONTEST: Did you grow your own pumpkin this season,


giant or otherwise? Bring it to the Festive Fall Fun Day on Saturday October 19th no later than 11am to have it entered in our first-ever pumpkin contest. 






Dates of Operation Oct 13-19, 2019

2019 Festive Fall Fun Day Saturday October 19, 11am-2pm

Contact Information:

6th Annual Huckle Buckle Festival
Ingonish, NS,
NS, Canada B0C1L0

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Email: hucklebucklefest@gmail.com
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