Music & Dancing

Experience living Celtic culture on the Island.

Many consider Cape Breton Island the seat of ancient culture and the hub of Celtic folk music revival.

When not relaxing in our Cape Breton cottages, celebrate the island’s music and culture with an afternoon of world-class bag piping and Gaelic singing at an award-winning festival or stop by one of the Island pubs and enjoy the invigorating sounds of local fiddlers. Looking for traditional dancing? Choose from a variety of community ceilidhs and get your dancing shoes ready.

Celtic Colours International Festival

Enjoy Nova Scotia’s most prominent Celtic festival! Taking place during the early weeks of October, the annual festival presents dozens of live performances, an extensive line-up of workshops, a visual art series of Celtic exhibitions and a nightly Festival Club.

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Red Shoe Pub

A twenty-five minute drive from Keltic Quay will land you at the famous Red Shoe Pub owned by the Rankin Family. If a toe-tapping good time is what you are looking for this is the place to be. Find a different act every night.

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Community Ceilidhs & Square Dances

There are many community dances and ceilidhs all over the island. When making your reservations just ask if there are any ceilidhs or dances scheduled nearby. Our innkeeper has a list of community events and is more than willing to guide you in the right direction.

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Perfect Vacation Accommodations in Cape Breton Nova Scotia

Curious about what else your Cape Breton vacation could offer aside from touring the beautiful Cabot Trail?

Your cottage is not just the only 4.5 Star accommodation in Cape Breton, but also the perfect vacation accommodation to begin a great adventure ranging from whale tours to some of the best golf anywhere in the world.

In Cape Breton, just hours from your cottage you can also enjoy horseback riding, historical sites, fresh lobster and culture as rich as any place in Canada. Keltic Quay is absolutely one the best vacation options for a fabulous cottage stay in Cape Breton on the famous Bras D'or Lakes, book today and let your Cape Breton cottage dream begin.

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