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Cape Breton Events

Hike the Highlands

The 9th Annual Hike the Highlands festival held September 14-23, 2012 is now over. Many thanks to all the hikers who participated – 150 plus from across North America and Europe. You made this year’s festival successful and very special. Our team really enjoyed meeting and getting to know you during your stay with us. Our guides & sweeps liked sharing with you the natural & cultural environment of the Cape Breton Highlands, the hiking trails and their incredible views  & scenery.  Hope that you took home many special memories of your visit to Cape Breton.

Celtic Colours International Festival

For nine days in October, Cape Breton Island is home to a unique celebration of music and culture as the Celtic Colours International Festival presents dozens of concerts all over the island, an extensive line-up of community events, and a nightly Festival Club. Over the years, artists have traveled from Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, Brittany, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Germany, and Cuba as well as from across the United States and Canada to join the finest of Cape Breton’s musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers and tradition-bearers for the annual Autumn celebration.