Music, Festivals & Events

A Magical Seaside Christmas

On November 23-24,  A Magical Seaside Christmas will take place in Baddeck. A great lineup of events have been planned for Friday, Nov. 23 & Saturday, November 24.  Check out our poster for the full schedule –  A MAGICAL SEASIDE CHRISTMAS – final poster Sponsors play an integral role in this two-day event and we would like to…

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Canada Day – Baddeck

Here is the Canada Day 2018 Schedule for Baddeck  7:00 -10:00 am.   Grade 9 Pancake breakfast at the community centre 8:30 am.                Dan MacDonald 10 km Road Race. Registration at Yacht Club 8:30 am.                1.5 km Road Race Ages 5 & up…

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Festiville Baddeck

FestiVille Baddeck is a street festival for all ages. Our third annual FestiVille will be bigger and better than ever. Come experience our Village at its finest with buskers, music, dance, local foods, artisans and so much more. We are celebrating 2 nights this summer, July 9 & August 6, 2018, free of charge, from 6:00 PM–9:00 PM, on…

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KitchenFest 2018

KitchenFest -2018

Kitchen Fest – June 29-July 7, 2018 Fiddles and bagpipes, concerts and céilidhs, food and drink, Gaelic language and song, cheering and dancing, informality and hospitality — consider this your official invitation to Cape Breton’s biggest kitchen party!  For more information on events visit their website.   Below is the 2018 brochure for KitchenFest.

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Theatre Baddeck – Dancing on the Elephant

Theatre Baddeck presents Dancing on the Elephant – July 12 to August 15, 2018 WORLD PREMIERE based on the international award-winning screenplay! ABOUT THE PLAY Follow the hilarious escapades of the very feisty Edna and her new friend Nora who meet in their twilight years at a Cape Breton Retirement Home and forge a deep…

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Theatre Baddeck – The Ladies Foursome

Theatre Baddeck presents the Ladies Foursome – July 6 -August 18 “The Ladies Foursome is a fun-filled, fast-paced, thoroughly joyful celebration of the special bonds of friendship which link together four utterly unique women.” — The Morrisburg Leader “A delightful play that will have audiences laughing heartily and perhaps fighting back a tear or two as well.”…

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Theatre Baddeck – Pocket Rocket

Theatre Baddeck presents Pocket Rocket – September 14 – October 6 “A wise and gentle comedy that shows how the experience of playing a game together gradually turns into an unbreakable friendship.” – Stage Door “Pocket Rocket took me back to my own adolescence – it is filled with humour, pathos and heart-wrenching emotion that will find…

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Celtic Colours International Festival

October 5-13, 2018 Cape Breton-wide festival including square dances, concerts, workshops and community events. For more information on evening concerts, community events and much more visit the Celtic Colours International Festival website   &nbsp

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Bras d’Or Yacht Club – Regatta Week

Bras d’Or Yacht Club’s Annual Regatta Week August 5 -11, 2018 Sail past, races and evening entertainment. For more information on Bras d’Or Yacht Club programs, special events and Regatta Week visit their website.

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Cabot Trail Relay Run

Cabot Trail Relay Race

Cabot Trail Relay Race –  May 26 & May 27, 2018 A 185 mile / 298km, 17 stage relay race through some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. This event involves 70 teams with over 1100 runners.  It is a must-do event for many runners throughout North America. For more information on the…

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Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs

The village of Baddeck springs to life each summer when visitors and summer residents come to experience the beauty and to enjoy the culture in an area that holds tight to its Scottish roots.   At Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs you’ll find a relaxed setting where you’ll meet new friends, learn about our Cape Breton traditional music, and maybe…

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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site is a member of Parks Canada’s family of special places and spaces that commemorate our natural and cultural heritage. Here you can explore the amazing worlds of a lifetime that has touched all of us. You’re in for a pleasant surprise because the telephone was only the beginning of…

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