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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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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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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Capt. Cox's Whale and Bird Watch

Capt. Cox’s Whale and Bird Watch

Bay St. Lawrence wharf. Daily tours (1- to 2-hr) on 7.5-m (24-ft) Zodiac. Hydrophone to hear whales. Experienced marine biology guide. Photo identification of returning pods. Seal rookery, seabirds, dolphins, moose, bear; shipwrecks, seacaves, waterfalls, spectacular geological formations. Reservations recommended.

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Meat Cove Mountain

Meat Cove Mountain

This challenging 90 minute trail is rich with spectacular views, from the ocean to the unique and beautifully rugged landscape of Meat Cove.Elevation 233Length 3.5km Return

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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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Meat Cove Oceanside Chowder Hut

Meat Cove Oceanside Chowder Hut

Directly across from the Meat Cove Campground is the Meat Cove Oceanside Chowder Hut. After an eventful day of activities in Meat Cove, you may want to take a break from cooking. Why not stop over at the Oceanside Chowder…

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