Donate your 2020 Ticket Refund

As we face this uncertain and difficult situation, your support is more important than ever.

All ticket refund donations will receive a charitable tax receipt for the value of the ticket.

More Ways to Give

Support the 2021 Tattoo Production

Through the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Society

Keep the Tradition Alive

Through the Nova Scotia International Tattoo Foundation

Youth Pipes & Drums Program?

Through the Nova Scotia International Tattoo Foundation

Corporate Giving

For over 40 years, the Tattoo has been dazzling audiences by bringing Canada’s rich history and culture to life. As a non-for-profit and registered charity, we rely on the generous and ongoing support of donors to keep the tradition alive.

At the Tattoo, we strive to celebrate and honour those who serve. By supporting the show, you’re making a direct investment in that mission.

Your gift—in any amount—makes a real difference.


By Phone – with a credit card by calling us toll free (within Canada) at 1-800-563-1114 or 1-902-420-1114 

By Mail – complete the donation form and send along with your cheque to:

170 Joseph Zatzman Drive, Unit 3
Dartmouth, NS B3B 1L9

*For security purposes, please do not send cash in the mail. Instead, visit us in person at the address above to make your cash donation. 

Round Up to Give with Moka (Formerly Mylo) – When you sign up for the Moka app, they round up every purchase you make to donate the spare change to the charity of your choice. It’s now even easier to fit charitable giving into your life and your budget. Click here to learn more.

Support the Nova Scotia International Tattoo Foundation – All donations support the Foundation’s mission to keep the Tattoo tradition alive. Click here to learn more. 

Support Youth Pipes & Drums – Through the Tattoo Foundation, the Youth Pipes & Drums Program supports the development of Highland bagpiping and pipe band drumming in Nova Scotia. Click here to learn more.

For more information about supporting the Tattoo please contact:

Scott Long
Managing Director/Executive Producer
Email Scott

Tribute Giving
A donation to the Tattoo in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a special occasion is a meaningful way to recognize a long-time fan or supporter of the Tattoo.

A personal card can be sent on your behalf as notification of your thoughtful gift and you will receive a charitable tax receipt.

Thank you to our generous donors who have joined us on our mission to celebrate and honour those who serve. 

Every year, we support numerous non profit organizations and community groups through the donation of tickets, cash donations, and in-kind advertising. To learn more about the organizations we proudly support or to request our support click here.

All donations receive a charitable tax receipt for the maximum amount allowable under Canada Revenue Agency guidelines.

Nova Scotia International Tattoo Foundation
Charitable Registration #8922002326RR0001

The Nova Scotia International Tattoo Foundation was established by Letters Patent on July 8, 1999 and is a registered charitable organization designated as a public foundation with a current registration number BN 89220 2326 RR001. The Foundation is led by a volunteer Board of Directors. The overall objectives of the Foundation are:

  • To assist in the long-term viability of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Society by providing financial and other support as and when necessary to help the Tattoo production break even on a year-to-year basis.
  • To encourage and promote military and military-related music appreciation and education, particularly among young people.
  • To support the Tattoo Youth Pipes and Drums Program.
  • To encourage and promote music and dance which reflects the historical and multicultural heritage of Canada.

“It has been a memory for life. Thank you for both performers, light and sound, variation.” 

Bente Hangland
Nesaddtangen, Norway

Photos by Stoo Metz, David Baillieul, Hamish Gordon & others. Translation powered by Google.
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