Celtic Colours is an experience like no other. For nine days in October, Cape Breton Island is alive with music, energy and excitement as people come from far and wide to celebrate our rich culture. From concerts to dances and workshops to community suppers, we offer a full range of events against a gorgeous backdrop of autumn colours.

49 Concerts Island-wide
200+ Community Experiences
9 Unforgettabel Days & Nights

2018 Audience Survey

Celtic Colours, in cooperation with Cape Breton University, is conducting a survey this year to gather feedback, gain a better understanding of our audience, and the economic impact on Cape Breton Island. Please take a few moments to help us improve the Festival in coming years!

Take Survey

Watch Celtic Colours Live

Coming to you from Cape Breton Island. Tune in at 7:30PM ADT October 5th-13th and watch a live concert each night of the Festival!

Watch Live

2018 Festival
Guide

Browse through the entire schedule of concerts and community cultural events by downloading a PDF copy of the 2018 Festival Guide.

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2018 Festival
Map

Get a sense of what’s happening when and where during Celtic Colours by downloading a PDF copy of the 2018 Festival Map.

Download a Map

Cape Breton University
Entrance Award

Through partnership with Cape Breton University, Celtic Colours International Festival is pleased to offer an Entrance Award for the Bachelor of Arts Community Studies (BACS) Traditional Music Program.

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Festival Spotlight

20 Years in Photographs
Festival Club
Fall Colours

Meet the partners that make Celtic Colours possible

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