The residents of Alma will be once again be celebrating the lobster fishing season in grand style during the Alma Fleet Launch, which begins on the evening of Tuesday, October 13 and lasts until the boats depart the wharf on the high tide.
Connecting Albert County wants you to be there and be part of the fun, so we are selling tickets on a prize package that puts you in the centre of the action and gives you a night to remember!
Proceeds of the ticket sales support our work keeping Albert County connected!
Be Part of the Celebration on October 13, 2015
Our prize package for two includes the following:
- 1 night accommodation at Vista Ridge Cottages (Value $140)
- Dinner at Tipsy Tails (Value $60)
- Brunch at the Harbour View Restaurant & Market (Value $30)
Tickets are $5 each or 3/$10 and are available from Connecting Albert County organizers, and at the following locations:
- Alma: Harbour View Restaurant & Market
- Riverside-Albert: Crook Creek Convenience and 5702 King Art and Craft
- Hillsborough: Cinnamon Soul Cafe and Apple Blossom Café
Draw date is October 3, at the Hopewell Cape Farmers Market. Please note that the prize package is offered only for the fleet launch event on October 13/14, 2015.
This is the fourth year for the festival and it has become an important celebration for the village as they salute the industry and send off their fishermen with hopes for a safe and profitable season. Last year, 300 people attended.
There will be events planned to entertain guests throughout the evening - check the Alma Celebration Days Facebook page for the latest information.
Thank you to Ruth DeWolfe for her photos of last year's event.