Unama’ki Mawiomi

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive Community: Eskasoni

MAWIO’MI is the Mi’kmaq word meaning a gathering, composition (commonly used for Grand Council) the common word in mainstream society and shared by majority of the tribes is Pow wow. A pow wow (also poww...

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Granville Green Concert Series

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

The Port Hawkesbury Parks Recreation and Tourism Department is once again pleased to coordinate the Granville Green Concert Series. Each summer, regional and national artists visit Port Hawkesbury to share in t...

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Lumière Arts Festival

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

Be a part of the magic that is the annual Lumière Arts Festival. Experience Cape Breton’s only contemporary art festival: a magical weekend of art, performance and community spirit. At Lumière's spectacular...

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Cabot Trail Writers Festival

Region: Cabot Trail Community: St. Ann's

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 ta...

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2017 Hike the Highlands Festival

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

A ten day fall hiking festival on the Cabot Trail and Northern Cape Breton that features guided hikes, evening activities & presentations, the hiker distance award, opening & closing ceremonies and a photo cont...

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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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Sydney Ribfest

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

Five of North America’s best competitive ribbers are returning to Sydney for the 3rd annual Ribfest. Complete with traveling food vendors, a fun-filled children’s play zone; a beverage tent and live Cape Br...

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Seaside Lobster Festival – Get trapped in Cape Breton

Seaside Lobster Festival – Get trapped in Cape Breton

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive Community: St. Peter's

The Southern Shores of Cape Breton are home of some of the best lobster in the world. Whether you enjoy fine dining, or lobster and corn boils on the beach you'll love the Seaside Lobsterfest! Come share in o...

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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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Savoy Theatre’s 90th Anniversary – The Cape Breton Summertime Revue 2017

Savoy Theatre’s 90th Anniversary – The Cape Breton Summertime Revue 2017

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

The musical and hilarious Cape Breton Summertime Revue smash hit is back. And just in time to help the Savoy Theatre celebrate its 90th anniversary. This perennial favourite with locals and those who “come ...

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Aros na Mara World Oceans Day Festival

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive Community: Iona

The Barra Strait, overlooking the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake, comes alive with festivities acknowledging World Oceans Day, a United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. Àros na Mara (Gaelic ...

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Roots to Boots Festival

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Chéticamp

A 4-day festival celebrated on both sides of Cape Breton Island. The festival begins in Louisbourg with an event offering traditional meals and local musicians from the area. There will be guided hikes within t...

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Makin’ Waves Music Festival

Makin’ Waves Music Festival

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

Pairing the backdrop of a beautiful urban park with outstanding live music, Makin’ Waves Music Festival is the best way to start your weekend on Cape Breton Island. Wentworth Park in downtown Sydney will be a...

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Rendezvous 2017 – Tall Ships Regatta Discover the Wonder!

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive Community: St. Peter's

Ordinary is not on deck this summer as Rendezvous 2017 – Tall Ships Regatta, dock at four ports around Cape Breton Island.  These famed and notable ships, from around the world are covering 7,000 nautical mi...

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Cabot Trail Writers Festival

Region: Cabot Trail Community: St. Ann's

For writers of all skill sets, and for everyone who loves to read, this is a celebration of the literary arts at the highest level presenting readings from award-winning authors, alongside workshops, seminars,...

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