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Louisbourg Live

Carnaval de la Lune

Get your future in the past at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

As the full moon approaches the Fortress of Louisbourg is having an evening of mysticism and magic! Street performers will amaze and entertain as the streets and buildings of the 18th century town play host to Mediums, fortune readers, magicians, fire performers and some of Fortress Louisbourg’s residence may come out to participate in an evening under the moon. There will be vendors, medium sittings, readers, and workshops throughout the site as well as a special appearance from members of the Cape Breton Pagan Society. 

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Admission cost includes access to all street entertainers, vendor market and 1 medium session.

Event starts at 7:00pm sharp, access to the site open at 6:30pm.

7:00-8:00pm - First Medium Sitting, Barry King PHD, Spiritual Psychic Medium - Chapel

8:00-9:00pm - Second Medium Sitting, Anita Helle, Psychic Medium - Chapel

7:00-10:00pm - Street Performers at various locations throughout site: Music, Magic and Fire performers!

7:00-10:00pm - 10 readers at various locations throughout the site (available at a small cost for individual readings), vendors market in the King's Bastion Courtyard. Workshops at various locations throughout the site, food available at Grandchamp and food and drinks in Bigot Tavern. Food and drink costs are not included.

Please remember this is an outdoor event. Dress warmly and feel free to bring a lantern or a flash light to help you navigate the site at night.

For ages 19 and over.

Cash bar available at the Bigot Tavern





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