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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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Third Shift

Third Shift, presented by Third Space Gallery, aims to inspire Saint John residents to reimagine their city, reclaim vacant and under-utilized areas and engage with the surroundings of the uptown built environment. Participating artists will reflect on the area’s cultural landscape and historic architecture to develop their projects and exhibit the works. Third Shift will highlight the...
Uptown Saint John
Saint John, NB
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Sand Castle Festival of Le Goulet

The Sand Castle Festival (Festival des châteaux de sable) is a yearly event held in the small community of Le Goulet in the Acadian Peninsula during the month of August). Stroll the boardwalks all the way to the beautiful sandy beach, where most of the activities are taking place during this fun-filled weekend. Take part in the sand sculpture contest, with musical entertainment by a si...
Municipal Beach
Le Goulet, NB
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Fibre & Fire at Kings Landing

This weekend at Kings Landing, we focus on those who handmade some of the most important items during the 19th century by turning fibre into fabric or forging items in the fire. Stay tuned for details on hands-on workshops!
Kings Landing
5804 Route 102
Prince William, NB
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Bagosse Festival (Moonshine)

Discover the era of prohibition in Saint-Hilaire. Welcome to the Maxime Albert’s Tavern, where you can test and see how the “bagosse” (moonshine) was made during the prohibition. Family activities and friendly tournaments.
2167 Principale Street
Saint-Hilaire, NB
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Moonlight Bazaar

Music, food, art, and creative performances blended together into one unique experience! An evening reminiscent of a night bazaar, accented by the chaos of unrelated activities - fire throwing, fortune telling, belly dancing, and theatrical vignettes. A stand-alone outdoor street festival unlike any other in the landscape of Canadian events. Instagram it or it didn't happen! The signat...
Grannan Street, Canterbury Street
Uptown Saint John
Saint John, NB
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A Day in the Life at Kings Landing

What happens in a day in the life of someone living along the Saint John River in the 1800s? If only the answer were simple. This weekend catch a glimpse of the daily life of the villagers as we focus on their jobs, tasks, and roles within their community.
Kings Landing
5804 Route 102
Prince William, NB
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Half Marathon Festivities

Runners come from all over New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and the state of Maine. They’re getting ready to run 21.1-km (13-mi.) along the majestic St. John River. Races of 3 km (2 miles) and 8 km (5 miles) are also organized to encourage young people and novice runners. In the days leading up to the half-marathon, the community of Saint-François swing...
2130 Commerciale Street
Saint-François-de-Madawaska, NB
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Elsipogtog's 36th Annual Powwow

The Elsipogtog Powwow is a not-for-profit alcohol and drug free annual event that takes place on the Elsipogtog First Nation, meant to showcase First Nation ceremonies, dance, food and drumming. It is a gathering that attracts hundreds of people from across Canada and the United States. The Powwow is open to people of all ages and nationalities, it is an opportunity for the community t...
1072 Route 510
Lower Main River, NB
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River Bend Balloon Fest

Western New Brunswick’s only balloon festival! Morning and evening flights, tethered rides, an antique car show, and more, weather permitting. Join us for our 5th year September 1-5.
Fair Grounds
Near 198 Main Street
Bath, NB
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Summer Soulsa 2022

On Labour Day Weekend, downtown Fredericton comes alive with Atlantic Canada's biggest Afro Caribbean, Latin and African music festival. Join the biggest carnival in Atlantic Canada with a parade downtown, and experience performances and vibes from guest DJs, artists and bands from far and near. Invite and share with friends and family. FREE.
Various locations
Fredericton, NB
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Music

Oktoberfest des Acadiens

The Acadian Oktoberfest is a family event where people have the opportunity to live an experience with Bavarian influences in a welcoming and festive atmosphere. Great tasting of beers and local products, playground for children, entertainment, Rafi’s tales, music and major shows.
651 Des Acadiens Blvd
Bertrand, NB
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Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tournament – Woodstock

This live release Smallmouth Bass tournament by New Brunswick Sport Fishing Association (NBSFA) is held annually in beautiful downtown Woodstock at Centennial Park. The anglers depart the launch at 7am to fish the Meduxnekeag and Saint John Rivers. Come and participate or drop by at 4pm each day to see some of the province’s finest tournament anglers bringing their fish to the scales. ...
Centennial Park
Woodstock, NB
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Ballet by the Ocean - Fall 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 2–31, 2022 Every Wednesday and Saturd...
Secret Location
Grande Digue, NB
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19th Century World Fair: Tantalizing Technology at Kings Landing

The 19th century saw many technological inventions and advances that changed daily life. From farming and agriculture to medicine and transportation, essentially every aspect of life moved forward. Join us for demonstrations, competitions and entertainment at Kings Landing’s own 19th Century World Fair.
Kings Landing
5804 Route 102
Prince William, NB
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Atlantic Balloon Fiesta

The Atlantic Balloon Fiesta hosts family oriented attractions including: 30 hot air balloons flying twice daily (early morning and early evening), a renowned Indoor Market, an outdoor market and a variety of food vendors, our all weekend long bandstand, and on Sunday we hold an antique Car Show and Shine. Most of the activities are offered for free. There are also games for children, b...
Princess Louise Park
Sussex , NB
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Medavie Moncton Running Festival

Join us in Moncton, NB on September 10-11, 2022 for the Moncton Running Festival featuring the Medavie Canadian 5K Championships and Resurgo Marathon! Participants from across the country are invited to participate in this unique event, featuring a 5K event, the Resurgo Marathon, the Canadian Masters 5K Championship, and of course, the National Championship for Canada’s elite athletes....
Assomption Blvd.
Moncton, NB
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Harvest Music Festival

It’s Atlantic Canada’s Premiere music festival experience, with 6 incredible days and over 150 performances across 20 stages located in the beautiful historic downtown of Fredericton. Acclaimed international performers, top regional acts and emerging Canadian artists share the stage for a festival experience like no other.
Downtown Fredericton
Fredericton, NB
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Queen's County Fair

Midway, light and heavy horse shows, hauling matches, ox pull, antique tractor display, livestock exhibits, musical entertainment, woodsman’s competition and much more.
Queens County Fair Grounds
Gagetown, NB
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Saint-Antoine Fall Colors Festival

The Saint-Antoine Fall Colors Festival is an annual festive event with a variety of recreational activities for all age groups to create a community gathering between citizens and people from other communities. Show 'n’ Shine antique car show and parade, volunteer firefighters competition, community breakfast, workshops, farmers market, family run, social dances, family activities, spo...
4556 Principale St.
Saint-Antoine, NB