Celtic Colours International Festival, Discover Nova Scotia’s Autumn Highlights and Much More!
Nova Scotia is home to some of the most authentic, exclusive and extraordinary coastal experiences in North America.
The gateway to Atlantic Canada has plenty for you to discover this fall and we would like to share with you some of the latest highlights we are all excited about.
We look forward to fully enjoying this upcoming season. And remember…. over 13,000 km of coastline await you in Nova Scotia! To explore where to go and what to do in Nova Scotia, visit NovaScotia.com
The Celtic Colours International Festival: A unique celebration of Cape Breton Island’s living traditional culture: 6 – 14 October 2023
Since its introduction in 1997, Celtic Colours has grown to become one of Canada’s premiere musical events and a cultural highlight in Nova Scotia showcasing the musical culture of Cape Breton to tens of thousands of visitors from more than two dozen countries.
At one of the many concerts, you’ll find some of the world’s finest musicians sharing the stage with Cape Breton’s best musicians, singers, dancers, and story-tellers in venues that range from community halls and churches to modern schools and theatres.
October Adventures in Nova Scotia
October is a special time of the year in Nova Scotia. From the colourful changing leaves to the bountiful harvests, it’s the perfect time to get out and explore as sweater weather sets in.
Here are our top recommendations for things to see & do!
Calling History Lovers
If you love history, why not plan a visit to Georges Island National Historic Site in the heart of the Halifax Harbour during your next Nova Scotia trip. Take a guided tour of the tunnels, and be sure to order a Perfect Picnic to enjoy during your visit. Have you ever explored the island?
The site is open 5 days/week until Sept. 4 (Labour Day) and then returns to weekends only until October 8th (final day to visit for this season).