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Coal Dust Days

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Located In New Waterford
Areas Served Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Social Media Facebook
Contact Isabell Attwood; Phone: 902-862-6938; Email:
Alternate Contact Jim MacKinnon; Phone: 902-862-2468
Description & Services

This photo was taken at the yearly popular event, Plummer Avenue Day! We shut down our main street and have local vendors, entertainment & fun!

Coal Dust Days is a 10 day long festival held every year in mid July in the town of New Waterford. It celebrates New Waterford's rich coal mining heritage. There are events for all ages. Watch for a community brochure that is developed each year!

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Hours May - Aug / Monday - Friday / 9:00am - 4:00pm
Accessibility Events are mainly outdoors in parks and throughout the town. Most events are fully accessible!
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Tags Cape Breton Connect ; Community Organizations ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Recreation Categories ; Social Gatherings ; Summer Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity