Blackjack, roulette, poker,
machines. Entertainment in lounge; restaurant.
Admission must be 19 years of
Fortress of Louisbourg National
Historic Site of Canada
A faithful re-creation of a town
250 years ago, with impressive walls and majestic gates, quaint homes
and formal gardens, comfortable inns and lively taverns. Costumed
animators re-create the lives and activities of Fortress residents.
Enjoy 18th-century cuisine in three period restaurants. Guided walking
tours; allow a full day. Beaches, hiking/ski trails and fishing areas
also on site. Pets not permitted (no kennels available). O/S walking
tours; please inquire.
Marconi National Historic Site of Canada
Timmerman St, Glace Bay
The site where Guglielmo
initiated the age of global communications a century ago. In December
1902, an official wireless message beamed across the Atlantic,
heralding a new era of communication. Discover the genius of the
scientists who pioneered today’s technology. Exhibits include a model
of the original Table Head station.
42 Birkley St. Quarry Point (off South St). Glace Bay
“A focus on the contribution
coal miner and coal in the continuing advance of civilization.” Many
exhibit; guided tour of the Ocean Deeps Colliery; simulated mine ride.
The Miners’ Village features a company store and a home from the period
1850–1900. Tickets to Men of the Deeps concerts (call 1 week in
and Louisburg Railway Museum
The restored railway station
exhibits the history of the S&L Railway, railway technology and
marine artifacts. The original freight shed houses a working model of
the line. Rolling stock includes two passenger cars (1881, 1914), a box
car, tank car and caboose. The Roundhouse displays unique memorial
quilts. Admission free, donations welcome.
Admission free, donations
Breton Auld Scottish Games
Regent Street, North Sydney
This event is a complete
games: including Highland dancing, ancient heavy weight games, pipers,
clan tents, vendors of Scottishwares and plenty of food vendors. There
are also plenty of Celtic and locale information booths on site to
enjoy. Children's activities are also provided to entertain the young
Dates: Early August
Colors International Festival
Across Cape Breton Island.
one of the “Top 100 Events in North America” for 2003 by the American
Bus Association. Autumn is the time when the sounds of fiddles, pipes
and voices in song echo over the island with Celtic Colors
International Festival. An event to remember with over 250 musicians,
dancers, singers, and storytellers at venues across the Island with
Celtic Colors International Festival. The festival’s goal is to
increase international awareness of Cape Breton’s own world-class
Celtic talent and to help preserve Cape Breton’s “living” Celtic
Dates: Mid October
Green Concert Series
Series of free outdoor
made possible by the corporate support of community spirited
businesses. Bring your blanket or chair.
Dates: July & August
Acadian Days Festival
Entertainment for all ages,
games, meals, boat parade, parade of floats, dances, major ticket draw.
Dates: End July
11 Aberdeen Street ,Louisbourg
Live theatre and toe-tapping
Breton music in our 17th century style theatre.
Dates: June to October
Week-long event featuring
parade, concerts, dance, craft show, auction, beef bbq, strawberry
festival, antique car show, tababish tournament, bingo, sunshine
breakfast, road race, flea market, bake sale and fireworks.
Dates: End June to Early July
Castle Art Contest
1st, 2nd, & 3rd prizes for
youth and adult castle & sculpture categories. Friday: contest at
Pondville Beach Saturday contest at Point Michaud Beach.
Dates: Mid July
Port Hawkesbury - Fleur-de-Lis Marconi Metro CB
An evening of Music -
Circle format featuring some of the best talent in Nova Scotia: Leon
Dubinsky, Doris Mason, Max MacDonald, Duncan Wells, John Gracie and
Dates: July & August
North Sydney, NS
The North Sydney Bartown Festival Week long festival that features both cultural and historic content with popular festival favorites such as the annual parade, historical walking tours, mainstage performances, children events and fireworks that appeal to community and family alike.