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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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Hubcap Comedy Festival

Enjoy some of the best comedic talent from our very own region and from across the country. Quality English and French stand-up shows, improv nights and sketch comedy performances at the Capitol Theatre and throughout many local clubs and restaurants.
Various venues
Moncton, NB
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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