Where the Ocean meets the Inland Sea

Welcome to St. Peter’s!  Our Village is a hub for surrounding communities and bustles with activity all year long.  As the commercial center of Richmond County, St. Peter’s offers accommodations, camping, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery store, gift and craft shops, pharmacies, bank, instant teller, liquor store, service stations, museums, recreational facilities and a first rate marina.  Whether you’re looking for fine dining, local entertainment, a cosy place to stay or just a place to relax and enjoy the day, St. Peter’s offers it all with a safe small town atmosphere.


         St. Peter’s Pirate Days Coming Soon!

September 16, 17 & 18, 2016

Pirates Gang

St. Peter's Pirate Days

Ahoy mateys – Pirate Days are back! Join in on this annual event with the St. Peter’s community and businesses while finding your inner pirate. There are three days of fun activities scheduled for all ages. This year we are also featuring a special visit from the Pirates of Halifax. So come to St. Peter’s mateys and celebrate Pirate Days with us. But keep your wits about you – you don’t want to be shanghaied!




Best Dressed St. Peter’s Storefront, ready by noon, Friday, September 16, 2016.
First prize $250; second prize $150; third prize $100. Please call Danielle Sampson at (902) 302-1527 to register.

Best Dressed House, ready by noon, Saturday, Sept 17, 2016.
Prizes from the Dundee Resort; Rita’s Tea Room and Destination Cape Breton Association. Please call Ann Marie Yorke at the VIC (902) 535-2185 to register.

Best Dressed Vessel in the Pirate Ships Parade, evening of Sept 17, 2016.
First prize $250; second prize $150; third prize $100. Please call David or Glenda Sampson at (902) 227-8290 to register.

Best Costume at Party Like a Pirate, the Lion’s Hall, evening of Saturday, Sept 17, 2016.
First prize $250; second prize $150; third prize $100.

Note: Burlap will be available from Home Hardware and the Jolly Roger from the Celtic Gift Shop.




Pirate Days is carried out under the auspices of the Village on the Canal Association (VOCA). We would like to thank our sponsors:

Gold Sponsors
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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

Bluenose Insurance Foodland   ***   Village Grocery   ***    Jiggs Take-Out   ***

Joyce’s Motel and Cottages   ***    Louie’s Cosy Corners   ***   St. Peter’s Home Hardware


Visit St. Peter’s today! Relax and enjoy our friendly people and warm hospitality!


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