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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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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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Music

ACOUSTICA - Moncton summer entertainment series

The City of Moncton’s Acoustica summer entertainment series returns this year with another exciting lineup of free outdoor shows! TUESDAYS Victoria Park @ 7 p.m. Featuring local acts! Exception: The Tuesday, August 15 Acoustica concert will take place at Moncton City Hall at noon in celebration of National Acadian Day! WEDNESDAYS – New this year! Centennial Park @ 6 p.m. Featuring f...
Various locations around Downtown Moncton
Moncton, 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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Community and Culture

Atlantic Visual Arts Festival (Festival des arts visuels en Atlantique - FAVA)

You're invited to prepare your firefly wings, your cardboard rocket and come and meet the artists who will participate in this 27th edition of FAVA, an artistic experience to live with the family which will take place under the theme Cosmos and fireflies, from June 8 to 10, 2023 at Carrefour de la mer in Caraquet, New Brunswick.
Carrefour de la mer
29 Carrefour Ave.
Caraquet, NB
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Community and Culture

Miroir/Mirror Festival

The feminist cooperative La Nuée is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated third annual Festival Miroir/Mirror, taking place from June 8-10 in the greater Moncton area, NB ! The festival will feature a diverse lineup of exceptional musicians, artists, and burlesque performers, including Miss Booty Jones, Pallmer, Sylvie Boulianne, Lazermortis, Indigo Poirier, Jaclyn Martinez, Joe ...
Various venues
Moncton, NB
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Community and Culture

A Taste of History

Food has played an important role in all societies throughout history. This weekend, villagers will share their favourite recipes, offer cooking and baking tips and provide samples of tasty dishes. Enjoy a taste of history with us during the opening weekend of Kings Landing's 49th season.
5804 New Brunswick 102
Prince William, NB
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Community and Culture

Sweet Dreams: The Air Supply Musical

After a sold out workshop performance at the Fredericton Playhouse, KIRA and Broadway by the Sea are proud to present the world premiere of Sweet Dreams: The Air Supply Musical! Sweet Dreams is a comedic, modern day adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream told through the timeless music of iconic 80’s duo, Air Supply! Set in New York City, this hilarious and heart...
KIRA Amphitheater
220 King Street
St. Andrews, NB
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Community and Culture

The Moveable Feast

The Moveable Feast is an interactive dining experience that will take you through the Village and back in time at Kings Landing. Spend the evening sampling appetizers and drinks in the Village with your main course, dessert and port served at the King’s Head Inn Restaurant. Saturday, June 10, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Book your table on Eventbrite!
5804 Route 102
Prince William, NB
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Community and Culture

Greater Moncton Highland Games & Scottish Festival

Highland games consist of a series of traditional Scottish competitions and demonstrations including field and track events, piping, Highland dancing competitions and heavy events such as tug-o-war, hammer throw and caber toss. Visit Moncton June 16-17 for a sheep-shearing, caber-tossing, toe-tapping good time at the 17th Greater Moncton Highland Games and Scottish Festival. The main c...
250 Assomption Blvd.
Moncton, NB
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Music

Edmundston Jazz and Blues Festival

The Edmundston Jazz and blues Festival marks the beginning of the summer season. Artists from New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia and the United States meet at the Festival. Whether you like jazz, blues, swing, latin or funk, let yoursel be carried away by the rhythm of the festivities at the Edmundston Jazz and Blues Festival!
8 Court Street
Edmundston, NB
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FLOURISH Festival

FLOURISH is an independent, not for profit music and arts festival held annually in New Brunswick's capital city of Fredericton, Canada. Renowned for content diversity, creative daring and its super-friendly vibe, FLOURISH is a critically and popularly acclaimed artist-run festival. Its projects include music, visual art, spoken word, writing, installations, theatre, comedy and more. ...
Various locations
Fredericton, NB
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Community and Culture

Sitansisk (St. Mary's First Nation) Annual Powwow

Come hear the drum beat of Mother Earth on June 16, 17, and 18 at St Mary's Old Reserve (510 Union Street) and listen to the voices of the ancestors of the Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) people as they share their culture through music, dance and traditional ceremonies.
St. Mary's Old Reserve
510 Union Street
Fredericton, NB
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Community and Culture

Military Muster at Kings Landing

Recruits Wanted! Local military reinactment groups will set up camp at Kings Landing to offer their interpretation of American, British and New Brunswick military history. Hear stories about a soldier’s life and keep an eye our for deserters and skedaddlers!
Kings Landing
5804 Route 102
Prince William, NB
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Community and Culture

Soldier On Air Display by the CF Snowbirds

Put your eyes to the sky on June 17-18 for a spectacular show by Canada’s iconic aerobatics team, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. Join fellow spectators along the waterfront to witness their flyover and check out the military equipment on display. It’s a sight you won’t want to miss!
Assomption Blvd.
Moncton, NB
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Food and Drink

Rotary Ribfest Moncton

Get ready to get messy! The Rotary Club of Moncton West and Riverview is pleased to present its annual Rotary Ribfest Moncton – a community fundraiser and family event. Admission to the festival is free, with donations gratefully accepted. Rotary Ribfest Moncton has a great lineup of Ribbers and Entertainers to make this a summer event you won’t want to miss!
160 Assomption Blvd
Moncton, NB
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Community and Culture

Campbellton Salmon Festival

The Campbellton Salmon Festival is a not-for-profit festival that celebrates community engagement through an offering of fun activities for all age groups. Our goal is to have as many festive activities as possible, at minimal cost to the public. We also aim to attract a growing number of tourists and Restigouche native visitors each year; and at developing quality activities around th...
76 Water St.
Campbellton, NB
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Community and Culture

Animaritime 2023

Animaritime 2023 is back in Fredericton for its 16th year, and you are invited to join over a thousand of your fellow fans in the Capital City to celebrate all things fan-related, especially anime, manga, and gaming. The theme this year is Magical Girls so come up with your best costume! Expect to see special guests as well as activities encompassing a variety of fan-related events suc...
Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook
659 Queen Street
Fredericton, NB
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Community and Culture

Sheep to Shawl - Kings Landing

Shearing, picking, washing, drying, carding, spinning, dyeing, knitting…it takes a lot of work to turn fresh wool into a wearable woollen garment. Join us for a weekend all about the wonders of wool.
Kings Landing
5804 Route 102
Prince William, NB
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Music

Hope Music & Wellness Festival

Get ready to experience the ultimate summer festival that combines music, wellness, and the great outdoors. Our festival is a wild adventure for the soul-with group yoga, holistic workshops, art performances, and wellness services services available to book throughout the day. But its not all zen and chill- as the sun sets, we will kick it up a notch with the best of maritime music, pa...
3544 Route 114
Edgetts Landing, NB
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Community and Culture

Grand Falls Regional Potato Festival

The popular Grand Falls Regional Potato Festival has been going strong for more than 61 years, bringing together locals and visitors alike. This popular event is packed with exciting activities and entertainment appealing to all ages. Enjoy music, local artists, good food, family fun, contests and a parade in a friendly, relaxed and informal environment.
1 Chapel Street (next to La Rochelle Centre)
Grand Falls, NB