It’s time to get ready for the holiday season on scenic Cape Breton Island. You can choose to continue your family traditions or start some new ones with your loved ones this year. Here is a list of activities that are going on this Christmas Season around beautiful Cape Breton island.
**There are not many activities this year due to COVID-19**
Holiday Treats Food Sale
The Annual Holiday Treasure’s Craft Show isn’t happening this year due to restrictions presented by Covid-19. However they are having a Holiday Treats Food Sale where you can purchase catering and baking from Horizon Achievement Centre and a few crafts from the LES department.
November 21, 2020 from 10 am – 12 pm
Horizon Achievement Centre, 780 Upper Prince Street, Syndey
Christmas Craft Show for Adopt a Family
Come out and support Adopt a Family. See what Cape Breton Artisans have to offer, there will be a variety of items for sale, from knitted wear to ‘Smittens’ and everything in between.
November 21, 2020 from 12 pm – 6 pm, and November 22, 2020 from 12 pm – 5 pm
Southend Community Centre, 1464 George Street, Syndey
$2, kids under 12 free
Christmas at the Gallery
· VISITING VENDORS NOV.21:
Something Handmade, Wildfire Pottery and Sugar Witch Cakes
· VISITING VENDORS NOV. 28:
Caitlyn Rose Jewellery, Hunky Dunky Dory Paper Art and Cabotto Chocolates)
· BOOK SIGNING
NOV.21: Mona Knight Author of Banjo Flats & Second Chance
NOV28: Jeanne Whyte Author of Finding Beinn Breagh
November 21 & 28, 2020 at 10am -7pm
507 Chebucto Street, Baddeck
The Sunday Market in the Trees
The outdoor Market presented by Nova Soapia at the soap shop grounds is back and will be running Sunday’s until Christmas from 12 to 4pm.
November 22, 2020 from 12 pm – 4 pm
Nova Soapia, 3068 Kings Road, Sydney
Christmas at the Port 2020
The Port of Sydney presents the 7th Annual Christmas at the Port! Masks Required, Social Distancing, and Hand Sanitizing Stations.
November 27th from 4 pm – 8 pm, November 28th from 10 am – 5 pm, and
November 29th from 10 am – 3 pm
74 Esplanade, Syndey
Annual Louisbourg Christmas Fair
Annual Christmas Fair, hot supper, and Bingo.
November 29, 2020 from 3 pm – 6 pm
Louisbourg Legion, 7569 Main Street, Louisbourg
Christmas to the Nines: Shop & Sip Wine!
The Forrester Centre & The Krypt Lounge and Lisa Young Lee welcomes you through tartan doors for a unique experience of shopping, wine, and good company in celebration of the Christmas season! This boutique shopping experience includes vendors they have personally selected for this special experience.
December 4, 2020 from 5 pm – 7 pm
The Forrester Centre & The Krypt Lounge, 42 Coxheath Road, Sydney
$20 – $25
Outdoor Salty Holiday Market
Join us for the first Outdoor Salty Holiday Market! Dress warm and stock up on some great local Christmas presents! The cafe will be open 11am-8pm Saturday & Sunday.
December 5, 2020 from 11 am – 4 pm
36056 Cabot Trail, Ingonish
Concerts & Theatre
Movie Night The Grinch
Come and enjoy a great movie, All Covid 19 regulations will be followed.
November 28, 2020 at 6pm
Knox and Ephriam Scott, 39 Grant Street, Baddeck
All I Want for Christmas
An All-Ages Christmas Treat by Canadian Comedy Award Winner Rebecca Northan, Directed by Birdie Gregor.
At the North Pole, all Junior Elves get their start in the Mailroom, with dreams of one day being promoted to the Toy Factory. When a mysterious package, addressed to Santa, arrives one week before Christmas, young Ginger cannot resist sneaking a peek at what’s inside. When the beautifully wrapped gift bursts open on its own, hilarity and hi-jinks ensue – threatening to dash Ginger’s hope’s of ever getting her promotion.
From December 1st to 13th, 2020 – Tuesday to Saturday at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Highland Art Theatre, 40 Bentinck Street, Sydney
Santa in the Window
Santa will be visiting us again at B.O.L.D this year! To keep Santa safe this year, he will be seated inside behind the main window while photos can only be taken from outside of the building. Gifts from the elves will be handed out outside and don’t forget to bring your wish-list for the letter drop box!
November 28, 2020 from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Bras D’Or Lakes Day Centre, 490 Chebucto Street, Baddeck
MacDonald Family Christmas Tree
The MacDonald Family Christmas Tree Farm is open daily in December for you to pick and cut your own tree or pick up a pre-cut Christmas tree. They also have a wide variety of beautiful wreaths available for you to pick from.
19 Gabarus Lake South, Gabarus Lake
Green Hills Farm
Round up the family and go to Green Hills Farm to find the perfect balsam fir or pine tree for your family this holiday season. Frankie and Holly, the friendly farm dogs, greet every visitor that comes to Green Hills Farm. Best of all, the farm is fully pet-friendly, so you can bring along your furry kids too.
486 Hills Road, Albert Bridge
As the temperature drops, Cape Breton becomes a breathtakingly beautiful winter wonderland. Get ready for cool activities and warm up at Ceilidhs. Break out your warmest clothing and get ready to embrace the coastal winter like an Islander. Enjoy winter activities during Christmas Holidays.
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