Howie MacDonald & Beverly MacLean

Date: Friday, July 12 2024 to Friday, August 30 2024

The Barn, an authentic Celtic music venue with superb acoustics, is located on the grounds of The Normaway Inn in Margaree Valley and features many of Cape Breton’s best fiddlers as well as emerging talents. Concerts usually run from late June to the latter part of October. Howie MacDonald and Beverly MacLean are featured on Friday nights this summer. Showtime is 8pm. Phone 902-248-2987 for reservations.

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Friday Night Traditional Square Dances (Family Dances and Adult Dances)

Date: Friday, July 12 2024 to Friday, August 9 2024

Enjoy a traditional square dance featuring some of Cape Breton Island's finest fiddle and piano players at the South West Margaree Hall in South West Margaree, Inverness County. Fiddlers include Chrissy Crowley (July 12), Shelly Campbell (July 19), Ian MacDougall (July 26), and Robbie Fraser (August 2). Family dances are on July 12 and August 9, while the remaining dances are 19+ with bar services available. 

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Canada day Celebrations in Cheticamp

Date: Monday, July 1 2024

A fun-filled Canada Day with family activities, BBQ, and live entertainment by Risin' Tide From 2-4 PM, enjoy face painting, games & cupcakes at the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. In the evening, Celebrate our country with us in the heart of the village! Head to the picnic park La Place du Pêcheur for music by Stewart MacDonald & Mark Poirier. Later, dance the night away to the Cape Breton star duo The Turnbull Brothers at the Royal Canadian Legion…

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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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Festival de L’Escaouette

Date: Thursday, August 1 2024 to Sunday, August 4 2024

Experience the vibrant spirit of Le Festival de L'Escaouette, a four-day extravaganza of music, culture, and community unity from August 1st to 4th. Delight in the rhythmic melodies that fill the air as talented musicians grace the stage throughout the festival. Witness the joyous spectacle of the children's parade and the grandeur of the main parade, where colorful displays and lively performances showcase the essences of our shared heritage. Unleash your creativity at the mask making workshop, or lace up…

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Acadian Day Celebrations

Date: Thursday, August 15 2024

Join us for a vibrant celebration of Acadian culture and heritage! This full-day event on Thursday, August 15, promises a rich tapestry of traditions, music, food, and community spirit. Begin the day with a beautiful mass in honor of the Assumption at L'Église Saint-Pierre. After, head on over to Place du Pêcheur at 2pm for a lively and engaging array of music and activities. This family-friendly segment is perfect for attendees of all ages. As the evening approaches join us…

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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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Square Dance

Date: Sunday, July 7 2024 to Sunday, August 25 2024

Join us for square dance nights at the Mi-Carême Center every Sunday from 7pm to 10pm, starting in July and continuing through the end of August. These lively and fun-filled events are perfect for all ages and skill levels. Participants are required to purchase tickets in advance, which cost 10$ each. The evenings promise great music, energetic dancing, and a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the community spirit in a unique cultural setting. Don't miss out on this summer tradition -…

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Music at La Place du Pêcheur

Date: Thursday, July 4 2024 to Thursday, August 29 2024

Join us every Thursday evening from 7pm to 8:30pm during July and August for our musical nights at La Place du Pêcheur. These weekly events will showcase the incredible talent of our local musicians, offering a delightful blend of genres and styles. Each night promises to be a unique and enjoyable experience under the summer sky!

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Monday night at the park

Date: Monday, July 22 2024 to Monday, August 12 2024

Join us for musical nights at the park, where evenings come alive with the sounds of local talent. Enjoy performances by artists such as Ronald Bourgeois, Hirondelles, Claude Chester and Bruno, and Sylvia Lelièvre. Each night promises a unique musical experience, celebrating the rich cultural heritage of our community.

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