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February 2020 Winter Events

Story by: Team Destination Cape Breton

Wondering what to do in Cape Breton this February? Check out our February 2020 Winter Events!

1. Adult Tube n’ Ski Mixer Night 

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Ski Ben Eoin Winter Snow

You asked for it and we’re making it happen! Ticket costs include Tube Park Pass and/or Chairlift Ticket, Equipment Rental, group lesson (if desired), grilled steak dinner and dance to top the night off

When: February 1, 2020 – 6pm – 1am 

Where: Ski Ben Eoin

Contact: www.skibeneoin.com • 1-902-828-2804 

2. Moon Light Snow Shoe Jaunt 

We offer 3 jaunt lengths: 8km (fast-paced), 5km (medium-paced) and 3km (relaxed pace). Enjoy a beautiful evening under the moon and stars as we trek through the mountain top trails at Ski Ben Eoin.

When: February 7, 2020 – 6pm 

Where: Ski Ben Eoin

Contact: www.skibeneoin.com • 1-902-828-2804 

3. Margaree Highlanders Snowmobile Club 31st Annual Snowmobile Rally

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The Margaree Highlanders Snowmobile Club is celebrating its 31st Annual Snowmobile Rally and Dance on Saturday, February 8th. Registration will take place at the Cranton Crossroads Community Centre in Margaree.

When: February 8, 2020 – Registration: 10am 

Where: Cranton Cross Rd Community Ctr, Margaree

Contact: www.snowmobilersns.com • 1-902-248-2316 

4. Winter Magic at La Rigouèche 

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Join us for some winter fun for the whole family! Snow art, treasure hunt, playground games and a walk in a winter wonderland are in the forecast for the Chéticamp Campground. Whether you choose to join us for a snowshoe hike, some skiing or simply a walk in the crisp winter air, you’re sure to have a fun-filled afternoon.

When: February 8, 2020 – 7pm 

Where: Chéticamp Campground

Contact: www.parkscanada.gc.ca/capebreton • 1-902-224-2642 

5. West Mabou Guided Cross Country Ski/Snowshoe Event 

February 14, 2020 – 7pm Slip on a pair of cross-country skis or snowshoes, and join a guided moonlit trek through the snowy West Mabou Trails. Please bring a headlamp for this moonlit event. Limited number of headlamps will be available. Ski and Snowshoe Rentals are available at the Inverness County Recreation Department.

When: February 14, 2020 –

Where: Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre

Contact: Please call 902-787-3508 Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

6. Family Day Weekend 

A family of 4 can enjoy half-day lift/rental Combos for $99+tx (saves 50% off regular price), or a full day for $139+tx (Saves $85!) Singles Lift/Rental combos are $30+tx for half-day and $40+tx for a full day!

When: February 15: 9am – 9pm & February 16: 9am – 7pm 

Where: Ski Ben Eoin

Contact: www.skibeneoin.com • 1-902-828-2804 

7. Nourish: A Restorative Winter Experience at Cabot Shores 

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Join us this holiday long weekend to help nourish yourself with a restorative winter experience. Taking in the elements of the outdoors through guided snowshoeing*, fresh air, and star-gazing from the hot tub, and then warm up inside with some blankets and yoga props to enjoy the stillness of cozy candlelit Restorative and Yin practices in the evenings, and gentle mindful movement in the mornings.

When: February 15-17, 2020 – Register on Website 

Where: Cabot Shores

Contact: www.cabotshores.com • 1-866-929-2584 

8. 10th Annual Isle Madame ATV Riders Winterfest Rally

10th Annual Isle Madame ATV Rider Winterfest Rally

Friday, February 14th, 2020. Early registration and social at 6 pm-9 pm. Saturday, February 15th, 2020 Hot Breakfast 8 am-11 am, Poker Run begins at 11 am. The auction, hot supper, Entertainment and prizes at 5 pm.

When: February 15, 2020 — Rally Registration: 9am – 12pm 

Where: D’Escousse, Isle Madame

Contact: www.islemadameatvriders.com • 1-902-631-0825 

9. Inverness Capers Snowmobile Rally

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The Inverness Capers Snowmobile Rally will take place on Saturday, February 22nd. Registration is 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Scotsville Fire Hall

When: February 22, 2020 — Registration: 10am – 12pm 

Where: Scotsville Fire Hall 

Contact: www.snowmobilersns.com • 1-902-248-2316 

10. Taste of Winter – Wagon Rides at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

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Come walk in a winter wonderland at The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site! From 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 9th, enjoy hot chocolate, 18th-century games, and activities for the entire family. If there’s snow, bring your toboggan for sledding down the glacis with the majestic King’s Bastion as your backdrop. Free admission for all.

When: February 9, 2020 —  12pm – 3pm

Where: Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

Contact: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/ns/louisbourg

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