Mabou Tuesday Night Ceilidhs

Date: Tuesday, July 2 2024 to Tuesday, August 20 2024

These ceilidhs will feature some of Cape Breton's finest traditional musicians and step dancers! There will also be a guided Square Set at each one! The concerts will be held in the air conditioned Mabou Parish Hall every Tuesday, July 2nd to August 20th . All ages welcome! Admission: $12.00, Children 12 and under Free

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Mabou Ceilidh Days Festival

Date: Thursday, June 27 2024 to Monday, July 1 2024

For more than half a century, Mabou, Nova Scotia has been buzzing with excitement every July as we host our beloved annual tradition. It's a time for all ages to come together, enjoy the festivities, and support our community's vital organizations. So, mark your calendars and join us this summer for some good old-fashioned fun!

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Mabou Farmers’ Market

Date: Sunday, June 2 2024 to Sunday, October 13 2024

The Mabou Farmers’ Market brings you the fruit of our land, our seas, and our hands! We are home to over 50 vendors who produce a wide variety of local vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs, eggs, jams and jellies, baked goods, sausages, oysters, grass-fed meats, beer and spirits. A vibrant community gathering place, we have professional musicians each week. Tap your toes to the music or mix and mingle with friends and neighbours all while enjoying lunch or a delicious snack.…

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Cakepalooza at Mabou Farmers’ Market

Date: Sunday, July 28 2024

Join us at the Mabou Farmers' Market from 11am - 2pm as we celebrate Farmers' Market Week! We'll have facepainting for the kids, free cake for our customers, live music from Mary-Beth Carty and more! Shop from over 50 vendors bringing the freshest local produce and meat, delicious baked goods, prepared food, specialty items, beautiful handmade goods and more.

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Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance

Date: Monday, July 22 2024 to Friday, July 26 2024

Experience the rhythm of Cape Breton! Come enjoy a week of percussive dance and traditional music in scenic Mabou village. This dance camp features some of the island's finest dancers, musicians and Gaelic singers and is led by Melody Cameron, a Mabou based fiddler and dancer with over 40 years of experience. The goals for the school are not only to offer high quality dance instruction, but also to give participants a well rounded Mabou, Cape Breton experience. Join us…

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Mabou Winterfest 2024

Date: Friday, February 16 2024 to Monday, February 19 2024

WinterFest is back for another year!Join us in Mabou for a range of winter activities to keep every age entertained. See Facebook for complete schedule and updates. Ski and Snowshoe rentals available through Inverness County Recreation Department (Monday-Friday- 8:30am-4pm)

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Bochans and a Birthday

Date: Friday, September 29 2023

The Society for the Ships of 1801 is pleased to present their newest show entitled Bochans and a Birthday. The society is a group of some 35 cast members who come together each year to provide an original thematic concert. The last six shows have been set in a traditional style Ceilidh House on the Keppoch. The Ceilidh House was common to most communities and gave the neighbours a chance to gather, exchange news, gossip, do some courting, sing, dance…

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Red Shoe Pub- Daily entertainment

Date: Monday, July 31 2023 to Sunday, October 15 2023

7 DAYS A WEEK Our jam-packed entertainment schedule boasts some of the very best talent the East Coast has to offer. With live music served up every day of the week, you’re sure to find something that will get your toes tapping and your heart singing.

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West Mabou Family Square Dance

Date: Saturday, June 29 2024 to Saturday, October 26 2024

West Mabou Family Square Dances have been held for over 30 years and are a well-established attraction of Cape Breton Island’s Celtic music scene. These dances are attended by locals and visitors alike and feature the island’s best-known traditional musicians. Our Inverness County square sets are easy to learn.  At the start of each dance, we will offer one guided square set for newcomers. Come join the fun!  All ages welcome!  

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Mabou Tuesday Night Ceilidhs

Date: Tuesday, July 4 2023 to Thursday, August 24 2023

These ceilidhs will feature some of Cape Breton’s finest traditional musicians and step dancers!  There will also be a guided Square Set at each one!  The concerts will be held in the air conditioned Mabou Parish Hall every Tuesday, July 4th to August 24th .  All ages welcome! This summer concert series is held Tuesday nights from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM in the air conditioned Mabou Hall, right across from The Red Shoe Pub.

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