Music, Festivals & Events in Cheticamp & Area

Discover the celebrations of Acadian culture in Chéticamp on the Cabot Trail.

Dive into the thriving rich Acadian culture of Chéticamp & area, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, and you will discover a way of life along the Cabot Trail that will fascinate and charm you. 

During le Festival de l’Escaouette we guarantee you will find something for the whole family in our celebration of Acadian culture and history. Be entertained by our musicals and comedies put on by local performers, move to the beat of our soul-felt Acadian music or discover the treasures found at the market. 

In the fall, take part in the celebrations of our beautiful land as we sing, dance and feast during the Celtic Colours International Music Festival. Stop by a lobster boil and don’t miss out on our kitchen parties as we celebrate with a buffet of rich foods and great music. 

Visit the Doryman for a line-up of talented local musicians who will show you a toe tapping time or stop by Le Conseil des arts Père Anselme-Chiasson for a theatrical and musical production depicting Acadian life. Unveil the true meaning of discovering your roots as you come to adapt a pace and way of life that will leave you rejuvenated and ready to keep on exploring the wonderous Cabot Trail.

For full details on all the events and activities in the Acadian region visit our "Calendrier d'chaffraille" a calendar chalked full of interesting itinerary items from Signature events such as "Le Festival de l'Escaouette" to fiddle music in the local venues.