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 Festival

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

Download a Guide

2018 Festival

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

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The Maple

The Maple Project will see one maple tree planted on Cape Breton Island for every concert ticket sold in 2017. We’ll have 22,107 maple saplings ready to plant this fall and we’d love for you to be involved.

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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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