Festivals & Events

Cabot Trail Writers’ Festival

Friday, September 28th 2018 - Sunday, September 30th 2018

One of the most famous roads in the world, the Cabot Trail, lends its name and wends its way to one of the hottest writers’ festivals around: The Cabot Trail Writers’ Festival. Hatching plots and trading tales amid the glorious…

Masters Concert at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre

Thursday, October 4th 2018

TICKETS ON SALE JANUARY 2018 A concert not to be missed that always sell out quickly! Opening concert for the Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp featuring a host of Cape Breton's finest fiddlers together with top-notch accompanists in an incredible night…

Celtic Colours International Festival

Friday, October 5th 2018 - Saturday, October 13th 2018

The Celtic Colours International Festival is a unique celebration of Cape Breton Island’s living traditional culture. For nine days in October you’ll discover hundreds of events and activities taking place in communities around the Island.Since its introduction in 1997, Celtic…

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