"Every leaf speaks bliss to me,
fluttering from the autumn tree."
As the leaves change from gorgeous green to brilliant reds and yellows the warm ocean breezes shift until crisp sea air blows in to greet you.
While summer remains the ‘busy season’ throughout the municipality there’s no denying the fabulous appeal of fall here on the South Shore.
We locals love it and visitors to the area are quickly catching on – Autumn is awesome in the Municipality of Chester. There is lots to see and do with everything from boat tours to fall-infused menus, autumnal art shows, seasonal sales, movie screenings and so much more.
Our Farmers' Markets remain in full swing, offering a wonderful assortment of fresh products, baked goods and artist creations.
And fall is a fabulous season for golfing in the Municipality of Chester - all three of our three golf courses feature fantastic foliage and stellar play.
Late September is Pumpkin Harvest time at Ross Farm Museum. After planting the seeds in June - farmers of all ages bring their families to pick up their pumpkin - just in time for all the fall fun!
Our neighbours in the town of Mahone Bay host their annual Scarecrow Festival & Antique Show every fall.
Just a wee bit north of New Ross – Kentville hosts their Pumpkin People Festival.
Up the old Windsor Road past Canaan and the Kaizer Meadow Turbine Campsite, you’ll come to the site of the Windsor West Hants Pumpkin Festival and Regatta.