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In New Brunswick, any reason is a good reason to celebrate, and we have many festivals worth travelling for! Whether you take in sunny summer events or winter carnivals, sample local food and wine at culinary events or join in the song and dance at jazz and bluegrass festivals, you’ll celebrate with the locals and feel the pulse of our vibrant cultural scene. Check out our events listings and calendar below (and mark it in yours) so you don't miss out on any of the fun!
 

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Community and Culture

Fundy Winterfest

Fundy Winterfest is a 6-week long event from February 1 to March 12, 2023 where people celebrate and embrace winter as an opportunity to connect across generations, communities, classes and cultures. The 6 communities of Rothesay, Quispamsis, Hampton, Saint John, Grand Bay-Westfield and St. Martins welcome you to participate in winter initiatives, including outdoor, cultural and entert...
Various locations
Rothesay, Quispamsis, Hampton, Saint John, Grand Bay-Westfield, St. Martins, NB
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Riverview Winter Carnival

Winter rocks! Get out in the snow, breathe the crisp cool air, and embrace the season! Riverview Winter Carnival is a 10-day festival held every February. It’s filled with fun, affordable activities that help you and your family celebrate winter wellness in Riverview. Tingly toes are all part of the fun!
30 Honour House Court
Riverview, NB
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Sackville Winterfest

Celebrate winter at the Sackville Winterfest! Family Day at Beech Hill Park Moonlight Snowshoe Sackville Farmer’s Market Winterfest Scavenger Hunt Take-out Legion Luncheon and much more!
Various locations
Sackville, NB
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Family Magic and Illusion Show

An English comedy, magic, and illusion show at the Carrrefour Beausoleil on February 10, 2023. Ray Anderson who serves as the main actor in the show has toured all across Canada for his "Battle of Magicians" and "The Mentalists" shows. With 5000 shows under his belt, Ray still wants each show to be filled with wonder and comedy. Ray’s magic and large-scale illusions create a show that ...
Carrefour Beausoleil
300 Beaverbrook Rd
Miramichi, NB
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Ray Anderson's Hypnocomedy show (19+)

Ray Anderson brings some of Canada’s top comics to create the mood of fun before he steps on stage for his laugh-out-loud adult hypnosis show on February 10, 2023. The event starts with some hard-hitting comedy that will have you laughing till you hurt, featuring Ray’s comedy friends Darren Frost and Matt Richardson. This show is followed by Ray Anderson’s popular hypnosis show where y...
Carrefour Beausoleil
300 Beaverbrook Rd.
Miramichi, NB
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Food and Drink

Dining Experience: Sugar Shack Dinner at Château Scoudouc

A unique outdoor dining experience featuring the best of New Brunswick’s products and a menu centred around maple. Join us on February 11th, 2023, at Château Scoudouc for an evening to remember! Learn all about maple production, enjoy local wines, a delicious 4-course meal and live music! DATE: Saturday, February 11, 2023 STORM DATE: Sunday, February 12, 2023 TIME: 4:30-8:30pm LOCATIO...
Château Scoudouc
2858 route 132
Scoudouc, NB
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Sport and Activity

World Pond Hockey Championship

About 100 teams from around the world descend on the small village of Plaster Rock for the World Pond Hockey Championship taking place on Roulston Lake. Aside from the hundreds of hockey enthusiasts that travel to Plaster Rock each February to compete, the event attracts thousands of spectators and media .
159 Main St.
Plaster Rock, NB
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Shippagan Ice Carnival

Every year in February, Shippagan celebrates the winter season by organizing a variety of activities with something to offer for everyone: sporting events, rallys, children’s games and more.
Various locations
Shippagan, NB
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Community and Culture

PolarFest

The winter weather has arrived, and the City of Moncton is pleased to announce a new festival, PolarFest, to celebrate the season! From Feb. 18-20, Centennial Park will be a flurry of fun and activity for all ages. Festival activities are free and open to residents and visitors alike.
Centennial Park
801 St. George Blvd
Moncton, NB
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Carnaval en rafale (Edmundston Winter Carnival)

Edmundston's winter carnival is back with lots of activities for all tastes and ages! Carriage rides, live music and entertainment, sliding, snowshoeing, fat biking, moonlight skating, bouncy castle, face painting for the kids, and more! Events will take place at 3 locations: Bill-Turgeon Stadium, Fraser-Edmundston Golf Club and Mont Farlagne. Come and visit us in our heated tent, get ...
Bill-Turgeon Stadium, Fraser Golf Club and Mont Farlagne
Edmundston, NB
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Family Day Walk at Kings Landing

Walk in the village for FREE from 9 am to 12 pm! No admission fee is required. Donations of non-perishable food items or pet food will be accepted. The Welcome Centre will be open where visitors can warm up and use the washroom facilities. No other buildings or shops will be open. The Salvation Army will offer hot chocolate outside of the Welcome Centre. Ginger Beef food truck will...
Kings Landing
5804 Route 102
Prince William, NB
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Winter Freeze Fest

A 4-day winter festival which includes: daily musical performances throughout the community, dining and cultural experiences, outside sporting opportunities, and a 2-day event grounds jammed back with outside activities and entertainment for everyone.
550 East Riverside Drive
Perth-Andover, NB
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Food and Drink

Fredericton Craft Beer Festival

Fredericton ranks amongst the most taprooms per capita in Canada – and counting! This is reason enough to celebrate. Each year, the Fredericton Craft Beer Festival brings together the largest selection of craft beer available on the East Coast. This event sells out every year! Come out and be a part of the craft beer scene in Fredericton on March 11 at the Fredericton Convention Centre...
Fredericton Convention Centre
670 Queen Street
Fredericton, NB
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FRYE Festival

The Frye Festival (named after world-renown literary critic Northrup Frye) is the largest literary event in Atlantic Canada. Since 1999, we have been offering Monctonians and NB youth a bilingual celebration of words, ideas, and the imagination. Book clubs, round tables, creative writing workshops, public talks and readings, youth events… oh my! Moncton’s Frye Festival is a bookworm'...
140 Botsford Street
Moncton, NB
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FrexRod Car Show

Car enthusiasts take note! Over 120 vehicles from rods, antiques, customs, trucks, street machines, bikes, imports and race cars will be on display.
Capital Exhibit Centre
355 Smythe Street
Fredericton, NB
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Stewart McKelvey Fredericton Marathon 2023

Fast, flat and fun - the Fredericton Marathon is celebrating their 45th anniversary in 2023! Named the best Boston Marathon qualifier by Canadian Running Magazine, The Fredericton Marathon is happening May 12-14, 2023 in Fredericton, New Brunswick! Take part in the Maritime Provinces' oldest marathon; half marathon, 10km, 5km and Youth Fun Run options also available.
740 Aberdeen Street
Fredericton, NB
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We Believe - Saint John

Gathering over 8,000 youth and educators from across New Brunswick at TD Station in the heart of Uptown Saint John, WE Believe is an event aimed to inspire youth and educators to be the change. A broad lineup of speakers and performers will provide entertainment and raise awareness on many topics including mental and physical health, volunteering, bullying and self-worth, and how each ...
99 Station Street
Penobsquis, NB
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Sport and Activity

Hook & Paddle Kayak Fishing Series

Canada’s premier kayak based multi-species, catch-photograph-release series with several different dates and locations. Join the tournament at one of many amazing locations, and don’t miss the opportunity to catch multiple species, and to be part of a growing community of kayak anglers.
400 Twin Oaks Drive
Province Wide , NB
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Gathering of the Scots Festival

The Gathering of the Scots is a festival of cultural celebration and heritage hosted annually, the first weekend of June in Perth-Andover, NB. Visitors from across the Maritimes, Quebec, Ontario and the U.S. come together for 3-days of public interactive and entertainment venues. Activities regularly include: Scottish Athletics, Tug-o-War, Rugby, Massed Pipe Bands, Live Music, Dance, F...
550 East Riverside Drive
Perth-Andover, NB
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Food and Drink

Freddy Beach Ribfest

The Maritime’s largest food and music festival where professional rib teams compete and serve some of the best ribs, chicken, and pulled pork in the country. Continuous live music from the best Maritime performers, indoor and out-door activities.
Capital Exhibit Centre
361 Smythe Street
Fredericton, NB
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Music

Living Roots Music Festival

A roots festival taking place in several small venues including living rooms, cafes, restaurants, parks, street corners, or anywhere else. Acts from across the country and beyond; full range or solo, duo and bands, poetry... anything goes.
Various locations
Fredericton, NB
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Ballet by the Ocean - Summer Series

Allow your senses to guide you in this one-of-a-kind exclusive experience. Come immerse yourself in the scenic backdrop of one of New Brunswick’s most stunning natural habitats while enjoying the astounding beauty of the award-winning Atlantic Ballet and savouring incredible local food pairings by celebrated New Brunswick chefs. Summer Series July 5–29, 2023 Wednesdays and Saturdays a...
Secret Location
Grande-Digue, NB