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Festival of the Strait

Public Bulletin Watch for flyers in your mail box with event schedule in the Spring!
Located In Town of Port Hawkesbury
Where To Find Us
Festival of the Strait Society
206 Napean St
Town of Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2G6
Areas Served Antigonish County ; Guysborough County ; Inverness County ; Richmond County ; Town of Port Hawkesbury
Social Media Facebook
Contact Lesa Doucette-McHugh, Event Coordinator, Festival of the Strait Society
Description & Services
Information The Festival of the Strait celebrates the Town of Port Hawkesbury's vibrant past and bright-looking future!  
The week long festivities include:  
- Cape Breton Ceilidh 
- Princess Pageant 
- Horse Racing 
- Sporting Events including at 5K run 
- Children's Fun Day 
- Themed Movie Parties 
- Parades 
- Launch of Granville Green Summer Concert Series 
- Family Bon Fire 
- Pancake Breakfast 
- Fireworks 
- & much more!  
Dates Early July
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible - Some buildings are accessible.
Special Information
Tags Cape Breton Connect ; Festivals/Events ; Highland Connect ; Recreation Categories ; Volunteer Opportunity