Skip to main content
Two men with large fish
May 24–26, 2024

Miramichi Striper Cup

Miramichi. The Miramichi Striper Cup is Atlantic Canada’s premier striped bass fishing competition. This two-day catch and release tournament takes place annually in the month of May attracting thousands of anglers eager to win their portion of the $100,000+ in cash and prizes up for grabs. Spectators are welcome all along the Miramichi river at designated areas, and at the beer and spirits festival happening within the festival programming.

Golf course aerial view
July 8–14, 2024

Explore NB Open

Mactaquac Golf Course. The Explore NB Open is where the excitement of PGA TOUR Americas golf meets the natural wonders of the East Coast. The action will take place at Mactaquac Provincial Park, home to the acclaimed Mactaquac Golf Course, one of New Brunswick's finest 18-hole courses. Players will be challenged with a top tier golf experience set amidst stunning forest vistas, while spectators will be able to take in the fun at festivities and events taking place throughout the Fredericton Capital Region.

Guitar player on stage
August 2–4, 2024

Area 506 Festival

Saint John. The port city of Saint John is host to the annual AREA 506 Festival throughout the New Brunswick Day long weekend. Come check out this vibrant destination of music and public art at this three-day festival. The Waterfront Container Village creates the backdrop for a diverse group of vendors, brands, and cultural groups to showcase the energy and ingenuity of our province’s artisans, craftspeople, and musicians. 

Performers on stage
August 5–15, 2024

Festival Acadien De Caraquet

Caraquet. This lively cultural festival in the coastal town of Caraquet is a spirited celebration of traditional Acadian music, dance, and food. The festival culminates on National Acadian Day with the biggest party in Acadie--the Grand Tintamarre! Get decked out in Acadian colours, grab anything that makes noise, and join a parade of more than 20,000 in an Acadian celebration like no other! 

Cyclist riding over a lake
August 16–18, 2024

Adrenaline Festival

Sugarloaf Bike Park. Every August, the world's best riders compete on Sugarloaf's high-performance trails. A stop in the Crankworx Summer Series, the 2024 event will feature Dual Slalom, XCO, Slopestyle, Kidsworx, and the World Championship of Pond Crossing. With live music and fun games, there's plenty to experience while you take in this awesome bike festival, come on out! 

Three singers
September 10–15, 2024

Harvest Music Festival

Fredericton. You’ll find world-class performers to suit every musical taste at the Harvest Music Festival. Whether you want to listen to the raw sounds of electric blues, sway to some smooth jazz, or dance all night at a rock show. Be here when hundreds of world-class performers appear on dozens of stages, all located in Fredericton’s beautiful and historic downtown. 

Outside food festival
October 16–20, 2024

Indulge Food and Wine Festival

Saint Andrews. Discover the depth of New Brunswick's rich culinary scene in a vibrant and picturesque setting—a feast for your eyes that only Saint Andrews can provide! Sample the finest local flavours, from succulent seafood to artisanal cheeses, paired with locally-crafted wines and brews. Whether you're a foodie or simply seeking a memorable gastronomic experience, this festival promises a delightful journey through the tastes of New Brunswick. 

Ready to explore more festivals and events in New Brunswick?

Share your #ExploreNB Shots