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Hours of Operation

The Big Fiddle Market coordinates its schedule with the annual Cruise Ship schedule.

Click here for the 2014 Cruise Ship Schedule

Market closes 30 minutes prior to departure time.

Artisans / Crafters

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Big Fiddle Market

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Big Fiddle Market
Visit our Big Fiddle Market and discover unique hand-crafted creations. As you browse our market, a variety of artistic delights will be at your fingertips. Explore the presentation tables of Cape Breton's talented artisans and crafters and chat with the creators. We always enjoy your questions and appreciate your interest.

Whether you are shopping for unique jewellery, knitting, crocheting, sewing, music, wood carvings, stained glass, photography, paintings, fabric art, stone carvings, books, one-of-a-kind craft creations or surname histories - you will not be disappointed. New crafters and artisans join our market throughout the season, adding even more variety and interest.

EVERYONE is welcome at the Big Fiddle Market - whether you are on a cruise ship or spending the day in Sydney. Local residents and visitors can park along the Esplanade and walk through the security gates to the Cruise Pavilion.

We look forward to seeing you. Céad mile fáilte (100,000 Welcomes)

Contact Information

Phone: 902 562-0620
Location: 60 Esplanade, Sydney, NS

How to get there

If travelling on highway 125 (Peacekeepers Way) toward Sydney. Take the Kings Road turn-off to Sydney. Merge onto Kings Road.

Continue on Kings road. Kings Road becomes Esplanade as you enter Downtown Sydney. Continue on until you see the Big Fiddle on the left.

If travelling on highway 22, head North. Highway 22 becomes George Street. Continue on, and turn left on Pitt. St then right onto Esplanade.


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