2018 Mahone Bay Home & Garden Tour

A Summer Celebration of Our Heritage presented by the Mahone Bay Museum

Your warm Mahone Bay welcome awaits at the front doors and garden gates of our 2018 selected tour properties.

Explore Mahone Bay and area, enjoy friendly chats with residents and learn about the heritage we cherish in our homes and gardens of today.


This year’s tour features 4 homes (built c. 1825, 1853, 1880’s and 1930’s) and 3 gardens.

Click here to enjoy a gallery of images from previous tours.

Join us July 7th & 8th for a summer weekend with an insider’s view of life here and discover why Mahone Bay is known as “A Treasure Since 1754.” Your ticket is valid for both tour dates.

Ticket Price: $25 each
Purchase your ticket online now! Click here
Tickets can also be purchased over the phone with a credit card by calling the Mahone Bay Museum at 902-624-6263 
or in person at various locations:

In Lunenburg: Kinley Drug Co
In Bridgewater: Bluestone Magik
In Halifax: Amos Pewter
In Mahone Bay: Kinburn Pharmasave, The Teazer, and the Mahone Bay Museum

If you purchase your ticket online, over the phone, or in person, you will need to pick up your Home & Garden Tour Booklet at the Mahone Bay Museum. Booklets will be available for pick up after 1pm on Wednesday July 4th. We’re open everyday from 10am to 4pm. Booklets can be picked up the same day as the event. 

Online/over the phone purchasers: provide your name to our staff. We have set aside booklets in the name of the purchaser.

Blue ticket holders: If you purchased a blue ticket before the booklets were printed, bring your blue ticket in to exchange it for your booklet.

Take time to tour, stay, shop and play while you’re in Mahone Bay!

Stroll our vibrant downtown for unique destination shopping.  Meet artisans at work.  Experience authentic local food and beverages in seaside venues.  Book a cozy bed and breakfast and relax at a spa.  Walk, run or bike a fabulous trail system.  Book a stunning sunset or nature boat tour.