The Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts is a celebration of our local talent, and a labour of love from our communities. That’s why volunteers are integral to the success of this event, and help bring the Festival to life.


If you can help, please complete the Online Volunteer Form or contact Beth Newman by email beth.newman@gmail.com or phone at 902-821-2000.

Distribution of Literature

We need help in distributing Studio Tour Guides and Festival Posters.

Signage Team

Sandwich board signs set up in locations along Highways 3, 329, and 333 direct our visitors to events throughout the 10 day festival.  We are looking for individuals to volunteer with setting up signs on July 3rd and again on July 8th, and picking up the signs at the end of the festival.  If you have access to a truck or large car, please let us know.  We also need help with the marquis sign at the Red Roof building property on July 2nd and July 8th.

Opening Reception

Volunteers at this event help by selling 50/50 tickets, collecting tickets at the door, setting up displays, and helping with take down.

Paint Peggy’s Cove

Consider joining us as a volunteer during the three days of plein air painting in Peggy’s Cove. Our mighty volunteers get to interact with participating artists, tourists and local citizens helping out with the art show, assisting the artists and promoting our event with tourists and locals alike. It is an amazing experience. We’re looking for people to volunteer with:

Yurt Helpergreeting visitors, receiving/inventorying/wrapping art
Runnerinteracting with artists on-site, bringing art into the Yurt
Sales Desk Helperconducting and recording sales, electronically and by hand
Children’s Art Tent Helperassisting children and managing supplies

Please join us in this vibrant arts event!