COVID-19 Advice for Events

Review the latest information for event organizers, communities and venues on the current situation.


It remains important for Nova Scotians to strictly adhere to the public health order and directives – practice good hand washing and other hygiene steps, maintain a physical distance when and where required. Wearing a non-medical mask is mandatory in most indoor public places. See the most recent public health order.

Nova Scotians can find accurate, up-to-date information, handwashing posters and fact sheets at

Events Nova Scotia in partnership with our government colleagues at Alcohol and Gaming, Labour and Advanced Education, Occupational Health and Safety, Public Health and Environment have developed a set of guidelines to help communities, event planners and venues plan and host safe events. 


Public Health Guidelines for Events in Nova Scotia

Road Racing Guidelines

COVID-19 Guidance for Outdoor Events

COVID-19 Prevention Guide for event organizers, theatres and performance venues

Guidelines for Venues and Facilities

COVID-19 Guidance for Musicians (Vocalists and Instrumentalists)

Private Property Event Guidelines

Current Gathering Limits

Information on Masks

Nova Scotia's Health Protection Act Order

Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Nova Scotia's Reopening Plan


covid-19 safe event planning sessions

Register for our webinar series.


Funding Programs

Festival and Community Event Development Program 


Additional Resources

Exit Survey for Event Attendees

Atlantic Huddle Webinar Series


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