Music, Festivals and Events in Baddeck & Area

The Cabot Trail Relay Race, Canada Day Celebrations & Fireworks, Bras d'Or Yacht Club Regatta Week, Celtic Colours International Music Festival, Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs, Telegraph Ceilidhs, Aviation Day and much more! The fun never stops in Baddeck and area, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia as we celebrate our culture, heritage and beautiful location on the Cabot Trail. 

Come out to the Cabot Trail Relay Race as you take part in the 17-stage race or cheer on the athletes. Fall in love with Baddeck and area during the Celtic Colours International Music Festival as you kick up your heels to the traditional music and take in the sights of the rolling mountains that disappear into the Bay.

Get an exclusive & personal glimpse  into Alexander Graham Bell’s life with a White Glove tour. New on display, a reproduction of  Bell’s Silver Dart , the first plane to fly in Canada in 1909.

Celtic music and dance will get you moving at our ceilidhs as we let loose and party Cape Breton style. You can also visit several accommodation places in Baddeck to enjoy traditional music. An afternoon filled with festivities and celebration is waiting at Aviation Day when we commemorate Alexander Graham Bell’s aviation first – the Silver Dart airplane.