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Cape Breton Island Performing Arts

Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion

  • 74 Esplanade Map It
  • Sydney
  • Arts Centers

Updated 11/15/2013

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More than just a port for the many cruise ships that dock here each year, the pavilion is a popular entertainment venue, too. Its main stage and lighthouse stage host many musical acts, especially during events like Sydney's nine-day mid-summer Action Week ( and the nine-day Celtic Colours International Festival (, at venues all over Cape Breton. Even if you're not arriving by ship, the pavilion is easy enough to find: just look for the 18-meter (60-foot fiddle that towers outside it.

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74 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 1A1, Canada

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Updated 11/15/2013


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