D.M Reid Jewellers 
395 Main Street, Kentville.
A gift of jewellery from Reid Jewellers is the perfect way to show that special someone how you feel. Trust Reid Jewellers to provide you with the very best diamond engagement rings and wedding bands, specialty rings, loose diamonds and gemstones, timepieces and silver and gold jewellery available today. We are your go-to jeweller for custom jewellery creations, unmatched craftsmanship and expert jewellery repairs in Kentville and surrounding areas.
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Anyone who knows Phantom Effects knows we love our hometown and support building a strong, energetic community. We encourage fun times, elevated experiences, art and redefining our history into a vibrant future.

On this page we would like to share with you some ideas of what to do and where to go while you're visiting our town. If you're coming from another community and want to enjoy the very best of Kentville, be sure to check out these spaces and places to make your stay a more memorable one.
airbnb - Kentville Vacations & Homes
Airbnb is an online marketplace that connects people who want to rent out their homes with people who are looking for accommodations in that locale. Kentville and surrounding areas are filled with great opoortunities for you to make a nice fall staycation. Click the image to find out more information about the local listings.
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Miners Marsh Trail
An The Kentville Ducks Unlimited Site, known in town as “Miners Marsh”, is a stunningly beautiful area in a wetland habitat. It’s home to a variety and abundance of wildlife, and since the site is complete with viewing stands, picnic tables, and interpretive signage, it’s an ideal location for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. This protected site includes 1.7 km of maintained trail. 

Access Miners Marsh from the parking area behind the Law Courts building on Cornwallis Street (81 Cornwallis Street).
The Gorge
An First developed in 1930, the Gorge is part of a 64.5-acre natural woodland. It has awesome trails for mountain biking, and beautiful trails for walking and hiking in the summer and fall. 

Parking, site maps, a picnic shelter, skills park, and bike repair station greet you as you enter the park off the main trailhead on Gladys Porter Drive. You can also enter the park via the Grant Street entrance, which is a foot path.
The Ravine Trail
An First Imagine losing yourself in nature among hemlock growth over 250 years old. It’s a wonderfully restorative experience! The Ravine Trail winds along and over the stream towards the waterfall. Families, check out the Kentville Ravine Adventure—the games, information and activities are sure to transform your walk around the Ravine into an adventure!

You can access the trail at 32 Main Street, at the top of the Research Station Property. Head up the hill, past the Research Station and its parking lot, following signs to the picnic area. At the picnic shelter you’ll see the trail that leads you to down into the Ravine.
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OCTOBER 2 - 29, 2021
Visit Kentville in October to experience the magic of the Pumpkin People. You never know what kind of silly antics you’ll see these gourd-headed guys getting up to!
The Pumpkin People theme has not been released soon Edits coming soon! Visit Kentville in October to see all 300 pumpkin heads for yourself! 
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Kings Arms Pub
Established in 1985 within a keystone brick building, the Arms has quickly become a favorite meeting spot in the Annapolis Valley.

We are very proud of our pub, the loyalty of our locals, and the welcome we offer those who are visiting our area for the first time. We make every effort to offer a traditional and comfortable setting, an enthusiastic staff, attractively priced British fare with a global flair and the most thirst quenching spirits. We hope that you, our guests, enjoy our pub and visit us regularly.
Maritime Express Cider 
An The Maritime Express Cider Co., is an award winning cidery and taproom located in what was once the stone patio of an iconic railway hotel located in Kentville, Nova Scotia.

The taproom offers a place to purchase a large selection of our growlers and bottles, while also providing a place to sit down and grab a pint and a bite to eat. Take time to appreciate that the building was once known as one of Canada's most architecturally beautiful hotels. In a rush? Grab a bottle or growler of our cider to go.
Paddy's Pub & Rosies
Our Irish Pub, Family Restaurant and Craft Brewery in the Heart of Kentville, Nova Scotia. Warmly Welcoming Guests since 1993.
Offering Juice, smoothies, salads, sandwiches, shawarma, and falafel. Located at 19-17 River Street, Kentville.
Half Acre Cafe
Our mission at the Half Acre Cafe is to celebrate fresh and fast food, great local coffee and the history and stories from our community. Located at 395 Main Street, Kentville.
Tan Cafe 
We are a network of owner-operated, micro roasters and cafés that are committed to providing our customers with ethically-sourced, fair trade products. Located at 431 Main Street, Kentville.
Stroll around the historic town of Kentville and visit these beautiful works of art that have been created over the years for the public to enjoy. 
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Jaimie Peerless & Phantom Effects from Kentville painted this beautiful and interactive mural over the first COVID shut down (2020). Check it out at inside the Kentville Centennial Arena on Webster Street.
This beautiful mural can be found in the front of the Main Street Station, it was painted during the Apple Blossom Festival 2019, as a part of the Maritime Express Cider party. Painted by Trackside Studios, Halifax.
This historical mural of the Dominion Atlantic Railroad can be found at Station Lane, Kentville. Painted by local artist, Edwin Hollett (2018).
Another COVID Mural located in the Centennial Arena on Webster Street. Painted by the charismatic Gerald Little, who also works for the town of Kentville and is the creative mastermind behind the pumpkin people displays.
Kentville’s Memory Lane painted by Edwin Hollett (2017). You can find this piece on the opposite side of the warehouse wall showing the train station. The mural depicts Kentville as it was at various times over the past 150 or so years. The mural has 15 panels with 23 scenes of old-time Kentville; most of the scenes show buildings that have long since vanished. 
The first mural that Phantom Effects created (2018) was part of the rejuvenation of the Main Street Station (formerly the Cornwallis Inn). Walk into the Mezzanine area and look up to see this beautiful cloud ceiling in the newly renovated and historically restored space. Be sure to grab a local cider from Maritime Express while you visit.
Created by local artist Miyoshi Kondo. The painting is displayed on the wall of D.M. Reid Jewellers facing Centre Square (2018), where the town’s Farmers Market and other events during Apple Blossom, the Multicultural Fair gather.
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Liv Fashion Boutique 
59 Webster Street, Kentville.
LIV Fashion Boutique offers trendy clothing for everyday living featuring independent designers in Sizes 0-3XL.
Maders Tobacco & Specialty Shop 
13 Aberdeen Street, Kentville. 
Mader’s opened in January 1929 on Aberdeen Street, Kentville. It had changed and diversified over the years. We now carry a large selection of products while keeping a major focus on past products and heritage.
New Scotland Candle Company 
381 Main Street, Kentville.
Our candles and wax melts are hand poured in small batches at our store in Nova Scotia. Each one of our Nova Scotia Collection signature candles are presented in a reusable mason jar and include an authentic piece of Cape Breton beach glass inside!
Dogs of Pride 
4 Cornwallis Street, Kentville.
At Dogs of Pride, we take care that what we provide to you, is safe, beneficial to you and your pets' health and ethically made. We guarantee all our products because all our suppliers do and that alone should go a long way to putting your mind at ease, so you can make a well informed purchase.
Phinney's Fashion for Men & Women 
437 Main Street, Kentville.
Phinneys was first opened in 1922 by Lewis Phinney. At the time, the store was known as “Everything For The Dad & The Lad”. Lewis passed the store down to his son Wendell, who ran the store until 1976 until retiring from the clothing business. Wendell sold the store to one of his employees. In 2013, Andrew and Mariam Zebian, purchased the iconic Phinneys building on Webster Street in Kentville.
R.D. Chisholm's Ltd. 
25 Webster Street, Kentville.
A family business since 1925.
Offering Games, Toys, Stationary, Supplies, and Giftware.
IGot Skate 
33 Park Street, Kentville.
Skateboarding Products, Footwear and Apparel
Occasions Gifts & Decor 
294 Aberdeen Street, Kentville.
Boutique gift shop, decor and much more.
Girlature Home & Decor 
55 Webster Street, Kentville.
Decorator. Entrepreneur. Homebody. Mixing old and new treasures to create a cozy home. Come visit our shop and find a mix of new, vintage and pre-loved decor and furniture.
Famous for their unique pillow designs which have been featured in countless magazines and decor publications. A Kentville success story that started out of the owners home and has grown over the years to what it is today.
2021 Kentville Mural Festival Additions
The above mural was created by Jaimie Peerless from Phantom Effects and can be found around back of the Main Street Station. The pant suit mural (upper right) was painted by Celine Gabrielle on the wall of 3C Wealth 366 Main Street. The mural installation of flowers (direct right) was completed by Ellen Cere; this piece can be found on the side of the public pool 125 Main Street.
... More 2021 Mural Festival Additions 
The above mural was created by Halifax artist Sarah Cannon; her artwork can be found on 17 Leverett Avenue. The Indingenous piece (upper left) was painted by Mi’kmaw artist Lorne Julien frm Millbrook. This mural can be found at the entrance of Centre Square, 381 Main Street. The wave (direct left) was completed by Halifax artist Paloma Dawkins and can be found in an alley of Centre Square, 373 Main Street.
Looking for accommodations just outside of Kentville? Take exit 11 and check into one of the comfortable rooms at the Old Orchard Inn, and ask for a room with a view!
SPA & LEISURE ONSITE as well as conference and wedding facilities available.
Petite Patrie Craft Chocolate 
Visit our world class chocolate factory and café at 2 Webster Street Kentville. Here you can experience a showcase of espresso and chocolate-based beverages, house made bonbons, and of course their signature chocolate.

Petite Patrie is bean-to-bar chocolate makers, meaning that every step of the chocolate making process is carefully performed by them. They turn dried fermented raw cacao into flavourful, fine chocolate. As artisans, they pay tribute to the cacao growers, plantations, and celebrate the unique terroirs through their Single Origin chocolate series. This is a must try when visiting Kentville!

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 4pm
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Wickwire House Bed & Breakfast
An historical, award-winning Bed & Breakfast in Kentville. This place is rich in history and staying here will flash you back to the charm and character of the 1800's. The Phantom actually moved from BC to this property back in 1994 where his family renovated and restored this home to emphasize it's glory and stature within the town. They sold the Wickwire House in 2005.
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2022 Kentville Mural Festival Additions
The above mural was created by Sarah Mosher, Monique Silver, Cameryn Mattie and can be found at 441 Main Street behind Tan Cafe. The Matthew Cupido piece (far right) was painted by Jaimie Peerless along with her husband and their team from the Phantom's FreakShow in the alley 373 Main Street. 274 Main Street you will find a train mural by grafiti artist Justin Donald Fraser-Fong (bottom left). Kristen De Palma created a graphic illustration to promote Kentville (bottom middle). Jason Skinner, along with two students for Horton created the animal mural in the alley of 395 Main Street (bottom right).
Bryan Gibson Mural Installation
After 2 plus years of planning, and a lot of help from the community, Jaimie Peerless was pleased to announce the celebration and reveal of her mural which honours the illustrious life and boxing career of local hero Bryan Gibson (Olympian, Coach, and Referee). Erected May 24th, 2022 in the Kentville Public Gardens. The 12 x 24 foot installation can be found on the West facing wall of the Kings Arms Pub by Lew Murphy's (390 Main Street). 

Alan Syliboy Installation
(direct left) Little Thunder and the Stone Canoe 8 x 10 print was installed on the side of the Kings County Museum December 16th, 2021.