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Support local NB artists and creators and check out events happening around the province.

Location: St. Andrews

Paddlefest NB

May 19, 2022 - May 22, 2022
Paddlefest is a Music and Outdoor Recreation Festival held in St. Andrews, New Brunswick every May. It combines music, art, recreational activities and environmental events for a full weekend of fun for music lovers and adventure seekers alike.

Location: Fredericton

New Brunswick Highland Games Festival

July 21, 2022 - July 24, 2022
Since 1981, the New Brunswick Highland Games have been working to advance knowledge of the Scottish / Celtic culture and heritage in New Brunswick.

Location: Petit-Rocher

Festival Blues d'la Baie

July 21, 2022 - July 23, 2022
Four days of diversified musical performances at the Village of Petit-Rocher. Activities in local colors, a variety of artists, musical performances for Blues fans.

Location: Caraquet

Festival acadien de poésie de Caraquet

July 28, 2022 - July 31, 2022
The Festival acadien de poésie was founded in 1997 and is considered the first Francophone literary festival in the Maritimes. Its mandate is to be a forum for Acadian poets, but also for the various voices of the Francophonie, both nationally and around the world.

Location: Saint John

Area 506

July 29, 2022 - July 31, 2022
AREA 506 celebrates the best of New Brunswick music, culture and goods. Join us on the waterfront in beautiful Saint John, New Brunswick.

Location: Sackville

Festival by the Marsh

July 30, 2022 - August 7, 2022
A multidisciplinary arts Festival, featuring full productions of Shakespeare's plays and other arts activities.

Location: Miramichi

Miramichi Folksong Festival

August 4, 2022 - August 7, 2022
Join the fun at Canada’s longest-standing folk festival, celebrating Miramichi folklore with song and dance featuring authentic traditional and contemporary folk music.

Location: Caraquet

Festival acadien de Caraquet

August 5, 2022 - August 15, 2022
The Festival acadien is the flagship event of Acadie in the Atlantic provinces, recognized for the quality of its programming and the professionalism of its organization.

Location: Sackville

Levee on the Lake

August 18, 2022 - August 21, 2022
Levee on the Lake is about the spirt of music and resilience in our community.

Location: Fredericton

Harvest Music Festival

September 13, 2022 - September 18, 2022
One of the premiere events on the East Coast for the presentation of a plethora of musical styles and genres, including country, rock, pop, R&B, and soul

Location: Dieppe, Moncton

FrancoFête en Acadie

November 1, 2022 - November 6, 2022
Produced by RADARTS, the FrancoFête en Acadie is an annual Acadian and Francophone performing arts event, bringing together presenters, artists and professionals in the sector as well as the public.

Location: Moncton

FICFA (Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie)

November 10, 2022 - November 18, 2022
The Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie presents cinema from the Francophonie and helps promote Acadian cinema.

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