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

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Whycocomagh Summer Festival

Next Date: Jul 16, 2019

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Whycocomagh

Situated at the head of the Bras d’Or Lakes, Whycocomagh is an ideal location for water activities, boat tours and ceilidhs, fea...


Codstock Music Fair

Next Date: Jul 20, 2019

Region: Cape Breton’s South Coast

Community: Arichat

The Codstock Music Fair began in 1995 after the downturn in the fisheries and is used to create economic development on Isle Madame. Over ...


Inverness Gathering

Next Date: Jul 22, 2019

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Inverness

This week long festival offers everything from golfing, boat parade, boat rides, live harness racing, ceilidhs, dances kiddies fun run, dinn...


63rd Broad Cove Scottish Concert

Next Date: Jul 28, 2019

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Broad Cove (Cape Breton)

  The 63rd Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert, 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 28th in beautiful Broad Cove, Inverness County. We continue our tradi...


Cape Breton Jazz Festival

Next Date: Jul 29, 2019

Region: Sydney and Area / Marconi Trail

Community: Sydney

The Cape Breton Jazz and World Music Festival was established in 2012 and since then has presented a jazz music Festival each August to appr...


Margaree Highland Games

Next Date: Aug 9, 2019

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Margaree Centre

Margaree Highland Games – St. Michael’s Parish Grounds Aug 9-11 August 9th      Kick-off Concert August 10th – 1:00 pm...


Inverness County 4-H County Days

Next Date: Aug 17, 2019

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Brook Village

This is the Achievement Day for 4 local 4-H Clubs.  There is a canteen on site, livestock shows (dairy, beef, sheep, and dog obedience), Ag...


Pier Melting Pot Festival

Next Date: Aug 19, 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...