The Governor’s Cellar: A Multicultural Wine Pairing

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Inspired by the inventory of Jean-Baptiste-Louis Le Prévost Duquesnel, commander of Île Royale in 1744, the choice of wine for the evening will have you travel in Eastern Europe and Canada. The wines and beer...

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Trivia Night at the Fortress

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Trivia time! What’s the best way to spend a Thursday night in the summer? Join us at the Fortress of Louisbourg for Trivia Night on July 27th and August 24th to test your knowledge at the new Bigot Tavern. En...

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ship Regatta

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

August 4 to 6, the community of Louisbourg will welcome six tall ships. Many activities are planned in the town and the area. During the weekend the Fortress of Louisbourg will host a Plein-Air workshop featuri...

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Connecting Threads

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Connecting Threads The Fortress Louisbourg Association and Parks Canada present Connecting Threads, a day-long event dedicated to women's domestic arts. Connecting Threads offers five workshops, each one highli...

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Paint Night

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Let the evening ambiance of the Fortress of Louisbourg inspire you to create your own masterpiece. In this unique workshop, your canvas will be a piece of slate just like the one used in the 18th century on the...

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Louisbourg Playhouse

Louisbourg Playhouse

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Find yourself surrendering to the enchanting sounds of a Cape Breton fiddler in a setting so intimate you’ll feel like it’s only you and the musician in the room. Get ready for an entertaining evening at th...

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Rum: The Spirit of Louisbourg

Rum: The Spirit of Louisbourg

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Discover the taste and aroma of the most popular drinks of 18th-century Louisbourg. Sample an authentic Rum Punch recipe and learn how sugar cane and its alcoholic offshoot influenced trade, shipping, and slave...

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Fire a Musket! Fire a Cannon!

Fire a Musket! Fire a Cannon!

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Fire a Musket. Have a Ball!Sign up with the Compagnies Franches de la Marine and get a soldier's basic training (no push-ups required!). You will fi re an exact replica of an 18th-century musket. (30 min.) Fir...

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Wake up in the past!

Wake up in the past!

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

18th-Century Equipped Camping Camp under the stars, safe inside the Fortress walls. A period canvas tent (already set up) is provided along with period lanterns, modern floor mats, a propane stove, and a fi re ...

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Cape Breton Bike Rally

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

The Cape Breton Rally is a fun and event filled weekend for motorcycle riders to enjoy the scenery, roads, culture and hospitality of Cape Breton Island. There will be guided rides including a ride around the f...

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CultureFête: a 1700s Multicultural Fair

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

CultureFête – an 18th century style festival with encampment Experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the 18th century as the streets of Louisbourg come alive in a market atmosphere during this v...

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Prisoner of the Day

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Play the role of the prisoner during the Public Punishment. You will be fed bread and water and then escorted by soldiers to the iron collar. Daily July 1 to September 15, 2017: 1:45 pm 30 minutes $36.80 (t...

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The Great Louisbourg Sleepover

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Eat, drink and be merry! You are invited to come enjoy a unique evening at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Guests will be camping on site, in the area of the King’s Bastion, for a special ...

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Learn to Camp

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

New campers will pitch tents and learn camping skills in the terreplein (courtyard) of the King's Bastion while spending the night under the star-filled sky inside the 18th century fortress walls. All you need...

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Lovin’ Louisbourg

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Settle in for a delightful two-night stay at Louisbourg Harbour Inn, a century-old sea captain’s house on the shore of Cape Breton’s most historic harbour. Enjoy breakfast in our harbourside dining room, th...

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