• 2023 Honouree: Rita Joe

  • 2022 Honouree: The Landscape of Grand Pré World Heritage Site

  • 2021 Honouree: Edward Francis Arab

  • 2019 Honouree Maud Lewis

  • Heritage Day 2017: Mi’kmaq Heritage

  • In 2017, Nova Scotia Heritage Day honoured Mi’kmaq Heritage

  • Students celebrate Heritage Day

  • Unveiled in 2016, the Heritage Day flag was inspired by the work of young artists.


Celebrated the third Monday in February, Nova Scotia Heritage Day is an annual reminder of our storied past and an opportunity to honour the remarkable people, places and events that have contributed to this province’s unique heritage.