Festivals & Events

Music, creativity and cultural pride are what inspire Cape Bretoners to have a good time, and play hosts to friends from near and far. Against the island's beautiful backdrop, the top of the island is busy with community events focusing on food, music, adventure and more.

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North Highlands Community Museum

North Highlands Community Museum

Interpretive exhibits illustrating lifestyle experienced by early settlers of northern Cape Breton. Exhibits include gypsum quarry, stores, church histories, shipwrecks, furnishings, school and transportation, forge, settlers’ garden. Extensive genealogy centre and archives, visitor information centre, c@p site. Weekly concerts and…

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Arts North

Arts North

Arts North, located near the northern tip of Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail, is an artisan’s consignment gallery retailing only high quality arts and crafts produced exclusively on Cape Breton Island.Designed, constructed and managed by professional artisans, Arts North has, since…

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Meat Cove Campground

Meat Cove Campground

Meat Cove, the most northern tip of Cape Breton Island, is surrounded by jagged cliffs, valleys of connected mountains where bald eagles soar above. Here, you will find yourself surrounded by magnificent views from all of our 30 unserviced campsites…

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Wilkie Sugar Loaf

Wilkie Sugar Loaf

Length:   3 km (1.9 mi) return Hiking Time:   2+hrType of Trail:   natural surfaceUses (no snow):   walkingUses (snow):   snowshoeingFacilities:   noneDog Use:   off-leash permittedGov't Topo Map:   11K16 (Dingwall)Rating (1-5):   3Trailhead GPS Reference:   N 46 57” 08.7’ W 60 27” 42.8’Access Information: Turn…

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Oshan Whale Watch

Oshan Whale Watch

Watch whales, eagles, seals and seabirds at the Top of Cape Breton Island with the Fraser family. Locally owned and operated, Oshan Whale Watch offers guided tours with a coast guard trained crew. Our boat, the Oshan, is a 42-foot,…

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South Harbour Hideaway Summer Home

South Harbour Hideaway Summer Home

This cozy waterfront cottage is nestled among the trees in the community of South Harbour on Cape Breton Island, just 1.5 km off the legendary Cabot Trail. Relax on the veranda of our heritage home and take in the spectacular…

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