Weddings & Special Events
She’s a little bit country; you’re a little bit rock n’ roll? Then the Rare Bird on Guysborough Harbour is your venue for memorable Nova Scotia oceanfront weddings or special events.
If size counts with your family, The Rare Bird is ready with room for 180 of your closest friends inside, and 150 members of your clan outside. And located on Guysborough Harbour, the Rare Bird defines the authentic seacoast wedding or event.
Thank you ALL so much for a beautiful venue for our wedding. And the food & service were FANTASTIC!!
– Charla & Chris Cosgrove
Outside, the beautiful waterfront patio and courtyard, described by The Chronicle Herald as “one of the nicest patios in Nova Scotia”, provide a charming setting for a seaside wedding reception or event for up to 150.
If you’re bringing in folks from away, the Rare Bird’s sister properties DesBarres Manor Inn and Osprey Shores Golf Resort have 20 guest rooms between them to accommodate even the most discerning in-laws.
And, if your sweetie says the Rare Bird is just too East Coast casual for the city folk, the Authentic Seacoast Resorts are ready with more intimate settings. DesBarres Manor can host up to 50 for a luxurious and intimate dinner and Osprey Shores Golf Resort can host dinner events for up to 100 inside.
Wherever you choose to host your wedding or event, the renowned culinary team at our Authentic Seacoast™ Resorts will create a meal and event you and your guests will remember for a lifetime.
Meetings & Retreats
Just to show we can be serious, the Rare Bird also hosts meetings and retreats. The Rare Bird’s Upper Deck features a glass walled Board Room that can comfortably accommodate 12 for intimate meetings. Outside the Board Room, the Upper Deck can accommodate meetings for up to 35.
The Rare Bird’s catering department has an outstanding reputation and can provide a number of unique menu options. In the summer, outdoor meals can be served.
Together with accommodations and dining options at DesBarres Manor Inn and Osprey Shores Golf Resort, these three exceptional properties provide a peaceful retreat atmosphere, perfect for making board meetings and corporate retreats an intimate and memorable experience. And to complement your successful meeting, our team can arrange optional excursions including historical tours, beachcombing, salmon and deep sea fishing, sea kayaking and bird watching.
To learn more about hosting your next meeting or retreat at one of our Authentic Seacoast™ Resorts, please call 902.533.2128
Rare Bird – Guysborough, Nova Scotia – East Coast as she’s meant to be.