The town of Wolfville is nestled in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, surrounded by the Minas Basin and overlooking beautiful Cape Blomidon. Wolfville is home to Acadia University, where you’ll find many historical buildings of architectural beauty. On campus, you will find the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens, featuring lush gardens and greenhouses showcasing native flora of the Acadian Forest region. Wolfville’s Main Street is a popular spot with several shops and eateries. You will also find the Acadia University Art Gallery.
Visiting in the fall? Some of Wolfville's highlights include The Canadian Deep Roots Music Festival, Nova Scotia Fall Wine Festival, the Valley Pumpkin Festival and the Devour Food and Film Festival.
Visiting in the winter ? You can find such activities as snowshoeing, cross country and downhill skiing. Enjoy photographing the hundreds of bald eagles that find their way here each year.
A variety of Farm markets in the area offer a wide range of fresh and local fruits and vegetables, Many markets also feature their wares at The Wolfville Farmers’ Market, which welcomes you each Saturday morning, offering fresh fruit, vegetables and produce, crafts, artistic pieces from local artisans, foods and baked goods from local bakeries, coffee shops and restaurants.
Take a tour of one of the nearby wineries with several offering award winning wines from the local harvest of grapes. Domaine de Grand Pré Winery, L’Acadie Vineyards, Gaspereau Vineyards, Blomidon, Luckett’s Vineyards and Planters’ Ridge are just a few. Some of the wines carry unique names such as Phone Box Red, Blow Me Down and Tidal Bay.
Wolfville is known for a wide selection of restaurants, pubs and eateries offering everything from craft beers to exquisite fine dining. Relax and enjoy the breathtaking views on a number of charming patios in the valley. With over 20 restaurants to choose from within a ten minute-drive radius of Wolfville, the palate will be pleasantly pleased, as will the eye, if you are sitting in one of our recommended spots. Some of our favourites include Lucketts, Le Caveau at Domaine de Grand Pré, Troy, Joe’s Food Emporium, The Port Pub, The Noodle Guy, The Naked Crepe, and Paddy & Rosie’s.
Grand Pre Historic Site
Prescott House Museum
Fort Anne Historic Site
The Highest Tides
Up River White Water Rafting
Halls Harbour Lobster Pound
Canada Deep Roots Music Festival
Valley Pumpkin Festival
Planters Ridge Winery
Domain De Grand Pré
Blomidon Estate Winery
Nova Scotia Wines
N.S. Wine Country