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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KENTVILLE HOMETOWN PROUD!
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PLACES TO STAY 
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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.
Anyone who knows Phantom Effects knows we love our hometown and we support building a strong and energetic community based on fun times, elevated experiences 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 haunted house. If you're coming from out of town and want to enjoy the very best of Kentville be sure to check out these spaces and places to make your stay in our town is a memorable one.
Grand Street Inn Bed & Breakfast
An historical, Welcome to Grand Street Inn, your Kentville “home away from home.” Grand Street Inn aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year. This Victorian home offers country-style private rooms with air conditioning, a refrigerator, wifi, and the suite has a kitchenette in it.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES 
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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. 

You can 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.

This trail is Girl Phantom's favorite!
KENTVILLE PUMPKIN PEOPLE 
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October 3 - 30, 2020
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!
This year's theme is "Fables, Folklore & Fantasy" and the Pumpkin People will be showcasing their very favourite stories from childhood! We have it on "gourd authority" that Goldilocks, the Pied Piper, and Robin Hood himself are all stopping by! 
PLACES TO EAT
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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.
Fresho 
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.
LOCAL ART
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Phantom Effects recently painted this beautiful mural over the COVID shut down. Check it out at 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 and painted by Trackside Studios based out of Halifax.
This historical mural of the Dominion Atlantic Railroad can be found at Station Lane, Kentville. Painted by local artist, Edwin Hollett.
Another COVID Mural located at 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. 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. Approximately 20 meters long by about 2 meters high, 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 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. 
Created by local artist Miyoshi Kondo. The painting is displayed on the wall of D.M. Reid Jewellers facing Centre Square, where the town’s Farmers Market and other events during Apple Blossom, the Multicultural Fair and other festivals.
LOCAL BOUTIQUE SHOPPING
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Liv Fashion Boutique 
294 Main 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!
Sable Shortbread 
437 Main Street, Kentville.
We make amazing gourmet shortbread cookies, by hand, in small batches, the artisanal way. We source the finest local, organic, fair trade, all natural ingredients. And, we NEVER add any artificial colours or flavours to our cookies. 
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 (new location).
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.