Host Your Special Event at Cabot Shores


From gathering spaces and lodging, to meals and activities, we cater to your vision and help you create a one-of-a-kind experience!

people doing yoga in a yurt
An aerial view of Cabot Shores on Cape Breton Island.
Outdoor wedding ceremony setup.

Cabot Shores has hosted many events over the years -- weddings, family reunions, corporate training, wellness retreats, and more. With our variety of gathering spaces, unique lodging, and full service bistro in a beautiful natural setting, Cabot Shores makes it easy for you and your guests to enjoy time together.


A wide angle view of the Cabot Shores event center and solar panels.
  • Common space ideal for events, training, yoga, and other group activities.
  • 2000 square feet with attached 24X24 foot sun deck.
  • High ceilings and numerous windows admit natural light.
  • Kitchenette for preparing simple snacks and hot beverages.
  • Two small bathrooms, each with shower.
  • Sliding glass divider partitions the room for two breakout groups.
  • Space can be reconfigured into sleeping areas for 8 guests, with 2 twin trundle beds and 2 large futons.
  • Available: folding chairs and tables, ping pong table, yoga mats, hot tub on sun deck.


Bride leaving a yurt.
  • 30 foot yurt with beautifully painted woodwork.
  • High ceilings, two large doors, and one glass door/window admitting natural light.
  • Yurt top can be opened in dry weather for ventilation and star-gazing.
  • Wood stove and electric heater for cooler months.
  • Surrounding deck with optional hot tub.
  • Adjacent fire pit.
  • Washrooms close at hand.
  • Space can be reconfigured into sleeping area for 8 guests, with 2 twin trundle beds and 2 large futons.
  • Available: folding chairs and tables, kitchen access in nearby Special Events Space building.


winter lodge exterior at night. photo by adam hill
  • Common space ideal for dining, music, and workshops.
  • 2000 square feet of lodge setting with views toward the water.
  • Stage for musical and spoken performances.
  • Bar with bar-tending.
  • Large deck with picnic tables for outdoor gatherings.
  • Adjacent to outdoor stage, fire pit, wood-fired pizza oven and rustic barbecue.
  • Available: tables, chairs, piano, musical instruments; hot tub on deck.