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History, heritage, community—there’s always a reason to celebrate on our Island.

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Pier Melting Pot Festival

Next Date: Aug 21, 2019

Region: Sydney and Area / Marconi Trail

Community: Sydney

The Pier Melting Pot Festival celebrates the rich historical multicultural community of Whitney Pier. It all started with the building of th...


Hike the Highlands Festival

Next Date: Sep 13, 2019

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

Attracting hikers from across North America and Europe, The Hike the Highlands festival is celebrating its 16th anniversary in 2019. Exper...


Pioneer Day

Next Date: Sep 14, 2019

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Iona

This afternoon festival of rural life is for the entire family. See demonstrations of flax processing, candle and soap making, and play hors...


Baddeck Fibre Festival

Next Date: Oct 10, 2019

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Baddeck

A display of handwoven items including; blankets, coverlets, scarves, stoles, placemats, tablecloths, runners, tea towels, handwoven guitar...


Gobblefest Music Festival

Next Date: Oct 11, 2019

Region: Sydney and Area / Marconi Trail

Community: Sydney

Starting off during the Thanksgiving season of 1994, Gobblefest was a one-off day of music consisting of many local bands from the Sydney ar...


La Mi-Careme Festival

Next Date: Mar 15, 2020

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Grand Etang

La Mi-Careme Festival is a one week winter festival that falls mid-Lent each year and can fall from early March to early April. Currently th...


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