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DeCoste Performing Arts Centre

85 Water Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-485-8848
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Get your tickets early!

What a great place to see awesome performances. A smaller venue with no need for a Big Screen so... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Ken C
New Glasgow, Canada
Celtic Ladies

The Siobhan Miller Trio from Scotland were very good. Their Folk music was great to sit back... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Lynn K
Saint John, Canada
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Now in its 35th year the deCoste is a 420 seat performing arts venue. Annually the venue host over 100 shows and events. Visit our website to see our year-round offerings. Located on Pictou's beautifully developed waterfront the theatre hosts regular art and photography exhibits year-round. Just minutes (walking distance) from numerous fine restaurants and two great museums; the Hector Heritage Quay and the Northumberland Fisheries Museum. Banks, shops and services nearby. Ample parking. Public internet access.
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14 Sep 2017
“Get your tickets early!”
21 Aug 2016
“Celtic Ladies”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
85 Water Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

What a great place to see awesome performances. A smaller venue with no need for a Big Screen so the folks at the back can see. We've seen Tim Nutt and Jay Malone there. We are looking forward to The Pink Floyd Experience and Frank...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The Siobhan Miller Trio from Scotland were very good. Their Folk music was great to sit back & listen to. However, Cassie& Maggie MacDonald (sisters) from Antigonish stole the show. These 2 young women will have you on the edge of your seat, tapping your...More

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The shows at the DeCoste are wonderful and prices are so reasonable. Recently attended a one man show with songs and tales of the life of a fisherman and the history of the industry. John Spyder MacDonald does a suburb job performing the songs written...More

Thank Visitvango
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We recently attended a Shendoah concert at DeCoste, not a bad seat in the house!! We enjoyed the seating layout and found the sound to be great. Nice large outdoor patio and the inside foyer is a great spot for a drink before the show!!

Thank MarkMac69
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Many shows, including local and international artists perfom at this beautiful, acoustically excellent theatre. There really is not a bad seat in the place, although if you purchase your tickets ahead of time you can have a reserved seat. Our daughter held her wedding reception...More

Thank CarolMacKay60
Reviewed 1 September 2015

A very busy centre offering frequent, high class entertainment from all over. We were pleasantly surprised that the centre was open by noon for accessing information on upcoming events and ticket availability. The hall is teared seating and one can easily see the entire stage...More

Thank meecee
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great entertainment! Recently attended the mainland presentation of the revised Cape Breton Summertime review! A blast from start to finish and a true tribute to the original shows!

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The deCoste centre of performing arts is an amazing building, nestled in a small town, this building befits quality well beyond its capacity. The acoustics, sound system, and general quality of the place would fit will in any large metropolitan city.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This is a centerpiece of the cultural life of the area around Pictou. It offers a variety of visiting productions throughout the year.

Thank XavierNovaScotia
Reviewed 14 August 2014

This modern centre has a variety of events, and we were fortunate the night we were there to have local dance and music performed. We heard the tremendously talented Fleur Mainville and others, and had a great time.

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