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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Neil's Harbour Chowder House

Neil’s Harbour Chowder House

When locals and visitors alike flock to your restaurant for the freshest seafood around, you know you've got a good thing going on. The Chowder House, a hidden gem on the Cabot Trail, fi ts that bill perfectly. The breathtaking…

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The Bay Café

The Bay Café

Located on the beautiful Bay St. Lawrence, Bay Café is the place to be for delicious home-cooked meals and baked goods. Taste a slice of home made pie, or our delicious strawberry shortcake. We also carry a feature of the…

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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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Lowland Cove Loop - Meat Cove

Lowland Cove Loop – Meat Cove

Length:   16 km (10 mi) returnHiking Time:   5+hrType of Trail:   natural surface, compacted earthUses (no snow):   walking, biking, horseback riding, ATVsUses (snow):   cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeingFacilities:   camping, tables, water, outhouses (at trailhead only)Dog Use:   off-leash permittedGov't Topo Map:   11N02 (Cape…

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Markland – Coastal Beach Cottages

Markland – Coastal Beach Cottages

The Markland welcomes you to the TOP of the ISLAND. We are beautifully situated on a peaceful 50-acre private ocean beach setting. We feature 23 chalets/log cabins which are well stocked and cleaned daily by our friendly and accomodating housekeeping staff.…

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Hide Away Campground & Oyster Market

Hide Away Campground & Oyster Market

Hideaway Campground & Oyster Market offers open and wooded campsites overlooking scenic Aspy Bay in the community of South Harbour on Cape Breton Island. South Harbour is situated at the half-way point on the legendary Cabot Trail. We are a small,…

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