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Chestico Days

Public Bulletin Visit in the Spring to get details and updates on the summer festival. Follow Chestico Days on Facebook!
Located In Port Hood
Where To Find Us
Al MacInnis Sports Centre
45 Wharf Rd
Port Hood, NS B0E 2W0
Areas Served Inverness County
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Phone 902-787-3210
Contact Lloyd MacDonald, Event Organizer, Al MacInnis Sports Centre
Description & Services
Chestico Days is a week long summer festival in Cape Breton celebrating the hometown pride of Port Hood!

Events throughout the week include:

Live entertainment; adult dances and ceilidhs, Recreational activities; lob ball tournament, golf tournament, ball hockey tournament for adults, children and youth, Teddy Bear Picnic, BBQ's & Lobster Dinners, Yoga, Sand Sculpture Competitions, and much more!
Enjoy Chestico Days in Cape Breton's Beach Capital, Port Hood!
Eligibility Activities for all ages. Family friendly events.
Dates Early August
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
Tags Arenas ; Beaches ; Cape Breton Connect ; Community Markets ; Community Organizations ; Cultural ; Dance ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Golf Courses ; Music ; Outdoor Recreation ; Recreation Categories ; Social Gatherings ; Summer Programs ; Tourism ; Volunteer Opportunity ; Yoga ; Youth