Events

Sports in Mt Carleton Provincial Park & the Tobique Valley

World Pond Hockey Tournament

Every February, the forest town of Plaster Rock (population 1200), 84km from Mt Carleton, hosts the World Pond Hockey Tournament. Over 20 rinks are plowed on Roulston Lake, which is ringed by tall evergreens, hot-ch…
Music in Mt Carleton Provincial Park & the Tobique Valley

Fiddles on the Tobique

Fiddles on the Tobique is a weekend festival held annually in Nictau and Riley Brook. It is a magical idea: a round of community-hall suppers, jam sessions and concerts culminating in a Sunday-afternoon floating con…
Cultural in Caraquet

Festival Acadien

The largest annual Acadian cultural festival, Festival Acadien, is held here the first two weeks of August. It draws 100,000 visitors, and more than 200 performers including singers, musicians, actors, dancers from …
Cultural in Fredericton

New Brunswick Highland Games Festival

Kilts, clans and all things positively Celtic are exposed at this fun highlands games extravaganza held annually on the grounds of Government House. Competitors and visitors are drawn to its celebration of all thing…
Music in New Brunswick

Lamèque International Baroque Festival

This annual festival of Baroque music, the oldest baroque festival in Canada, brings the island of Lamèque alive with choirs, chamber music and the like. The music is true to the Baroque era, recreating sounds creat…
Food & Drink in St Stephen

Chocolate Fest

It's all things cocoa and sugar at St Stephen's Chocolate Fest, when the town celebrates all things chocolate with a parade, tours of the local Ganong factory and unlimited sampling of the goods (yes, really!), and …
Music in Fredericton

Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival

This weeklong event transforms the downtown area into the 'New Orleans of the North.' Jazz, blues and Dixieland performers arrive from across North America.
Film in Fredericton

Silver Wave Film Festival

Three days of New Brunswick, Canadian and international films and lectures organized by the NB Filmmakers' Cooperative.
Music in Miramichi

Irish Festival

Traditional folk-music enthusiasts can get their musical craic and great sounds at the Irish Festival.
Music in Miramichi

Miramichi Folksong Festival

The Miramichi Folksong Festival is the oldest of its kind in North America.