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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

Festival des rameurs (rowing boat festival)

The 54th edition of the Festival des Rameurs of Petit-Rocher will take place from July 5 to 9, 2023 and the 55th rowing competition will take place on Saturday, July 8. The main activity of the festival is the rowing competition of the Baie des Chaleurs by rowing a distance of approximately 35 km (22 miles). This activity is surrounded by activities for all age groups, including bingo,...
582, rue Principale
Petit-Rocher, NB
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Food and Drink

Beer on the Bridge

The Rotary Club of Fredericton Sunrise and SNAP! A Burlesque Revue welcome you to join us on the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge in Fredericton for a festival of the spirits! Give back to your community while you watch the sun go down over the mighty Saint John river. Come support Rotary's community projects while enjoying mead, beer and cider, live music, and food from some of New Brunswic...
Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge
Fredericton, NB
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Sport and Activity

Perth-Andover Tuff Muck Challenge

Runners will grind their way through this challenging 5 km course which will feature 16 obstacles including the Tarzan swing, muckin’ bars, mountain climb, and web crawl! You can call 506-273-4959 extension 2 for more information. Day of registrations will be accepted where space is available.
West Riverside Drive
Perth-Andover, NB
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Community and Culture

New Brunswick Highland Games

A fun-filled family weekend on the grounds of historic Government House. Come for your annual Celtic infusion of award winning music, piping and drumming, highland dance, traditional Scottish athletics, food and craft vendors, genealogy, and so much more! Don’t miss the workshops, Friday evening kick-off party, Kids Corner and crowd favourite, Massed Bands! Be a Scot for the weekend! ...
Government House
51 Woodstock Rd.
Fredericton, NB
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Area 506

The AREA 506 Festival takes place every New Brunswick Day long weekend on the Saint John Waterfront, and features the best of our province’s music, culture and goods, as three nights of incredible music for thousands of attendees. Their shipping container village creates the backdrop for a diverse group of vendors, brands and cultural groups to truly showcase the energy and ingenuity o...
85 Water Street
Saint John, NB
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Future Forest Festival

An outdoor camping, arts festival featuring over 140 musicians. World-renowned international musicians play alongside local and up-and-coming artists. The festival presents a wide diversity of other artists and performers including live painters; acrobatic dancers; hula hoopers; fire spinners and aerial performers.
15, 18th Road
Albrights Corner, NB
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Nashwaak Music Fest

A New Brunswick Day long weekend Music Festival 30 minutes north of Fredericton, in a clean, safe, and fun environment. Enjoy East Coast music, camping, arts crafts village, food vendors, children’s play area and jam tents.
Nashwaak Bridge Festival Grounds
Route 107
Nashwaak Bridge, NB
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Community and Culture

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.
UNB Memorial Hall
9 Bailey Dr.
Fredericton, NB
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Outdoor Kitchen Party in St. George

Come to the municipality of Eastern Charlotte on Saturday, August 12 for the second annual Outdoor Kitchen Party presented by the Mariners Alumni Association -- an 11 hour local music festival featuring everything from classic country, bluegrass and gospel to pop, new country, blues and rock. A beer tent will be on site, along with booths featuring local artisans and a variety of great...
Fundy High School
44 Mt. Pleasant Rd.
St. George, NB
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Community and Culture

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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Community and Culture

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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Music

Moonlight Bazaar

Music, food, art, and creative performances blended together into one unique experience! An evening reminiscent of a night bazaar, including fire throwing, fortune telling, belly dancing, and theatrical vignettes. A stand-alone outdoor street festival unlike any other in the landscape of Canadian events. The signature elements of the Bazaar are the enormous seven metre inflated moon an...
Grannan Street, Canterbury Street
Uptown Saint John
Saint John, NB
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Broadway by the Sea - Musical Revue Concert

After the sold-out, smash success of 2022, KIRA is thrilled to present the 2nd annual Broadway by the Sea! A one night only, musical revue concert led by local Broadway star Tony LePage (Come From Away, Rock of Ages). This must-see show features a cast of current Broadway stars and some of New Brunswick’s finest talent delivering show-stopping vocals, live musicians and beloved songs f...
KIRA Amphitheater
220, rue King
St. Andrews, NB
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Community and Culture

Summer Soulsa 2023

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.
Various locations
Fredericton, NB
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Community and Culture

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 5–29, 2023 Every Wednesday and Saturd...
Secret Location
Grande Digue, NB
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Community and Culture

New Brunswick Provincial Exhibition (NBEX)

A tradition since 1827, the NBEX is fun for all ages. This week-long special event features an agricultural show, draft horse show, provincial Holstein show, world class entertainment, harness racing, stage shows and commercial exhibits along with lots of carnival games and food. Including the famous “dippy dog”. Kids will love the midway rides, aerial shows, petting zoo, pony rides an...
Capital Exhibit Centre
355 Smythe Street
Fredericton, NB
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Music

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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Food and Drink

New Brunswick Spirits Festival

Canada's oldest Spirit Festival! Special tastings hosted by world leading authorities on whiskies and premium spirits offering appreciation techniques. Over 400 of the world's finest scotch whiskies and spirits.
Delta Fredericton
225 Woodstock Rd.
Fredericton, NB