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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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New Brunswick Summer Music Festival

A two-week festival celebrating classical chamber music, featuring the works of selected composers played by Canada’s most talented classical musicians. Festival includes concerts, emerging artists and free community performances.
Various Locations
Fredericton, NB
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Miramichi Folksong Festival

Join the fun at Canada’s longest-standing folk festival, celebrating Miramichi folklore with singers and fiddlers featuring authentic traditional and contemporary folk music. Don't miss the Noon Luncheon with great food. All shows are held at Beaverbrook Kin Centre, except closing dinner/concert at Carrefour Beausoleil, Miramichi In 2022, it will be the 65th edition of the festival. V...
Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Blvd.
Carrefour Beausoleil, 300 Beaverbrook Rd.
Miramichi, NB
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Festival acadien de Caraquet

Get ready to party loud and proud at the biggest Acadian celebration of the year. With a spectacular program of many artists and events, including the joyous Tintamarre parade on Acadian Day, you’ll experience joie de vivre at its best.
Downtown Caraquet
Caraquet, NB
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Life at the Lakes

Don't miss the Life at the Lakes ‘A little bit of everything' festival in early August! History talks, artisans creating, art, food, wine tasting, market, musical entertainment, car show, quilt show, triathlon and much more at several locations throughout Cambridge-Narrows and its surrounding area. Go to www.lifeatthelakesfestival.ca for the most up-to-date schedule and map showing the...
Several locations
Cambridge-Narrows, Lower Jemseg & Codys, NB
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Voir Miscou et mourir Festival

Series of shows and concerts in the unique and magical setting of the historic Miscou Island lighthouse located at the tip of the Acadian Peninsula in New Brunswick. August 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 21, 23, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31
Phare de Miscou
13300 Route 113
Miscou, NB
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RCMP MUSICAL RIDE

Ganong Nature Park, is proud to present the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride. A Canadian tradition since 1876, a troop of 32 scarlet coated “Mounties” on majestic black horses present a 30 minute show of intricate figures and cavalry drills choreographed to music. Take advantage of this truly Canadian experience and see one of our national treasures perform live at Ganong Nat...
350 Todd's Point Road
Dufferin, NB
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Food and Drink

Champêtre Dinner

Three-course dinner featuring local and market products. The evening takes place in the courtyard of the Tracadie Market starting at 7 p.m.
Marché Centre-ville
3416 Principale Street
Tracadie-Sheila, NB
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Beresford fête l’Acadie!

Beresford fête l'Acadie was established in 2015 by the Town of Beresford's cultural development committee. This multi-day festival highlights our Acadian richness with activities, music and a presentation of documentaries by Acadian director and screenwriter Phil Comeau (Belle-Île-en-Mer and Belle-Île en Acadie).
180 Du Parc Street East
Beresford, NB
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Larlee Creek Hullabaloo

Held in Perth-Andover, and known as the “Little Festival that Could,” the Larlee Creek Hullabaloo brings together some of the best talent the East Coast of Canada and beyond has to offer, for one weekend of pure musical bliss. The Larlee Creek Hullabaloo is known for its genre-rich lineup, collaborative performances, and the downhome hospitality we show our audience and the artists who...
12255 Route 105
Perth-Andover, NB
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Sculpture Saint John

Sculpture Saint John is an initiative that brings sculptors from around the globe to carve massive pieces of granite into works of public art, in a public setting. Granite-dust flies and visitors learn about the process as the giant stones are transformed in uptown Saint John. Currently 30 finished pieces are available to visit as part of the Sculpture Trail, with eight pieces being ca...
Long Wharf
Saint John, NB
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Atlantic Dance Festival

The Atlantic Dance Festival (adFda) is a must-attend event for dance enthusiasts and professionals. The 17th edition will take place from August 11 to 21, 2022 in Greater Moncton. Dance performances and films, workshops and master classes are all on the agenda!
140 Botsford St.
Moncton, NB
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Acadian Celebrations at the Garden (Sortie branchée en Acadie)

La Sortie Branchée en Acadie is a three-day family festival organized to celebrate National Acadian Day in the Northwest region of New Brunswick. It highlights a wide variety of artistic disciplines and relies on the active participation of young people and everyone in the family. The event is in a way a great celebration of arts and culture in a magical natural environment, the New Br...
15 Isidore-Boucher Blvd.
Saint-Jacques, NB
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Music

Fundy Sea Shanty Festival

Paying homage to those ships and sailors who helped forge nations, the Fundy Sea Shanty Festival acknowledges and celebrates their stories and songs and invite locals and visitors to celebrate the region’s maritime history. This international event features sea shanty performances, workshops, historical presentations, meals, a pirate parade and activities for children. Events will take...
Village of St. Martin's
St. Martin's, NB
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The Miramichi International Buskers Festival

Street performers from around the world converge in Miramichi at our 2nd annual buskers festival, August 12-14 at Waterford Green, Ferry Park and on Water Street. This year, we present acts from Santiago, Melbourne, and Toronto through Quebec City, including Guinness World Record Holders, Pele's favorite soccer entertainer from South America, North America's top hula hoop duo team, and...
Waterford Green, Ferry Park and Water Street
Miramichi , NB
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Sport and Activity

Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tournament – Perth-Andover

This live release Smallmouth Bass tournament by New Brunswick Sport Fishing Association (NBSFA) is held on the Saint John River in downtown Perth-Andover. Since our first tournament here, Perth-Andover has become recognized as one of New Brunswick's premier bass fisheries and is a favourite stop on our tournament trail.
Waterfront Adventure Centre
Perth-Andover, NB
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Mega Show Tracadie : PARTY ACADIEN

Under the Big Top located at 4104 Main Street in Tracadie, the Party Acadien is proud to welcome renowned artists to celebrate Acadian culture. The popular group Salebarbes will be on stage on Saturday, August 13, 2022 with the Acadian group Réveil and Pic-Bois. Camping on site available.
Grand Chapiteau
Tracadie, NB
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National Acadian Day in Le Goulet

The National Acadian Day festivities in Le Goulet begin at 1:30 p.m. with various games for the young and young at heart. The Acadian flag raising ceremony takes place at 6 p.m., followed by the tintamarre (traditional noisy parade) and performances by local artists.
1295, Principale Street
Le Goulet, NB
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Acadian Day Festivities in Petit-Rocher

Join us to celebrate August 15, National Acadian Day. Organized activities for the family will begin at 2 p.m. (musical shows, inflatable games, face painting, etc.) and will end at 10 p.m. with a fireworks display. Come and make noise in Petit-Rocher, we are waiting for you!
582 Principale Street
Petit-Rocher, NB
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National Acadian Day

From the Acadian Peninsula to the southern part of the province and all the way to Acadia of the Land and Forests in the northwest, New Brunswick’s Acadian communities – big and small – get decked out in blue, white, red and yellow to celebrate National Acadian Day. A host of festive activities take place to mark the occasion, including music, concerts and the Tintamarre, a merry parad...
Acadian Communities
New Brunswick, NB
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RCMP Musical Ride in Woodstock

Western NB Crime Stoppers, in partnership with DunRoamin Stray and Rescue and Carleton County Animal Shelter, will be hosting the RCMP Musical Ride at Connell Park Grandstand in Woodstock, NB on Tuesday August 16, 2022 at 6 pm. The RCMP Musical Ride represents a Canadian colourful tradition of 29 black horses and riders performing a variety of cavalry drills choreographed to music. The...
Connell Park Grandstand
Woodstock, NB
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Levee on the Lake

Levee on the Lake is a four-day folk music festival featuring the best in Country, Bluegrass, Celtic, East Coast, Acadian, Old Time and fiddle music in Sackville, New Brunswick. We are proud to highlight Indigenous culture and arts from New Brunswick as well. The event features 6 music concert events, 3 of which are ticketed and 3 are free. There is a pulled pork supper and square danc...
9 Morice Drive
Sackville, NB
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Rendez-vous des artistes

The largest gathering of painters and sculptors in Eastern Canada! The Rendez-vous des artistes allows visitors to see the artwork of more than a hundred painters and sculptors, all in one place in Saint-Léonard, New Brunswick.
Parc Clarence Bourgoin
212 Saint-Jean Street
Saint-Léonard, NB
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Miramichi Scottish Festival

August 19, 2022 6 pm - Tartan Candlelight Dinner, Riverside Entertainment Centre August 20, 2022 1 pm -3 pm - Old-fashioned family picnic, Wilson's Point Historic Site August 21, 2022 10 am - Memorial Church Service, Saint Andrew's United Church, Wellington Street 2 pm - 4pm - Enjoy a great afternoon of music, heritage characters, as well as a Scottish Tea at MacDonald Farm Heritage ...
Various locations
Miramichi, NB