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Canada Day Celebrations – July 1 – 2016

Canada Day Celebrations – July 1 – 2016

Celebrate Canada in the Miramichi Region! With a variety of events including street dances, fireworks, live music and more, it’s sure to be a great time on the Miramichi!

June 30

7pm Opening Ceremonies of Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival and Street Dance

8pm-10pm Live entertainment by Eric Hendricks & Debbie Muck at Blackville Municipal Park Blackville Municipal Park

10:00 pm – 1:30am Adult Dance with Entertainment by Oldschool at Newcastle Waterfront Parking Lot ($20)

10:30pm Fireworks presented by the Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival in the Newcastle Waterfront Parking lot

July 1

Miramichi Regional Multicultural Association (MRMA) will be at the Historical Downtowns area to provide face painting, henna art and caricature drawings and performances.

6am Fishermen’s Powwow Sunrise Ceremony at Waterford Green

7am-11am Village of Blackville Canada Day Breakfast at Father AA Mckinnon Hall Bacon, eggs, toast, hash browns & beverages ($7 adult, $4 child)

9am Fishermen’s Powwow Parade of Boats at Waterford Green

10am Fishemen’s Powwow grand entry, opening speeches & artisan village opening for the day

10am-4pm Music, performers and vendors in the Historic Chatham Business District

10:30-12 Guest speakers & Cultural Entertainment at Waterford Green as part of Fishermen’s Powwow

12pm-2pm Village of Blackville Strawberry tea at St. Raphaels C.W.L or Father AA. Mckinnon Hall with strawberry shortcake and tea ($5)

12-4pm Music, pony rides, a petting zoo, a jumping castle and a balloon artist in the Newcastle Business District

12-4pm Kids games, balloon artist, jumping castles, dunk tank, chalk art on Water St.

12pm Family BBQ, yard sale, cake and activities such as face painting, a bouncy castle and water activities at the Central NB Woodmen’s Museum ($2)

1pm Red White and Proud Parade begins at the Miramichi Medical Arts centre proceeding to Miramichi Mall

2pm Grand opening ceremonies of Doaktown Community Park with complimentary hotdogs, pop, cake and children’s activities

2:15 Fishemen’s Powwow closing remarks

2-4pm Strawberry tea at King George Bed and Breakfast. We’ll have Strawberry Lemonade Tea accompanied by finger sandwiches, and our special Strawberry Cream Tea Cake to celebrate Canada Day and the season! Seating is limited, reservations required. Please call 506-352-0557 to book your table now. ($12/ adult, $5/child)

2-4:30pm The Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival presents Rock ‘n’ Rumble NWE Wrestling under the big tent in Newcastle Waterfront Parking Lot

3pm Village of Blackville Canada parade beginning at Hooked ‘n’ Cooked and proceeding to Circle K

3 – 3:30pm Miramichi Police Dog Unit Demonstration in the Historic Chatham Business District

3:30 – 3:45pm Annual kids Doll Carriage, Wagon & Bicycle Parade in the Historic Chatham Business District

6-10pm Live Entertainment by Roy Wright & Ian Mahoney at the Jane St. Grill and Rotisserie to celebrate the opening of their new dock

7pm Miramichi Sings Choral Group under direction of Margaret Craig host a Canada Day Concert at St. Mary’s Church, Newcastle with reception to follow. Soloists include Paul Gregoire, Rick Sugden, Norma Crawford, Kennedy Coughlan, Jenson Blacquire, Ian Craig, Jimmy Lawlor, Mary and Susan Butler. (Admission is a free will offering)

7-9pm Live entertainment at Doaktown Community Park

7-9pm Folk band Winter’s Warmth perform at Beaverbrook Historic House (admission is a free will offering)



Fishermen Pow Wow

Fishermen Pow Wow

    Fishermen’s Pow Wow – hosted on Waterford Green. Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Roger Augustine brings together First Nations and non-First Nations fishermen in a spirit of peace and friendship.  Parade of boats, dance, music, cultural / artisan village and more. (June 30 – July 1)  

Miramichi Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival

Miramichi Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival

This four-day Rock ‘N’ Roll festival takes place in Miramichi, New Brunswick and includes such events as the Golden Oldie Car Show, concerts, street dance, fireworks and more. This year, the festival celebrates its twenty-second anniversary, from June 30 – July 3, 2016. Get your poodle skirts and leather jackets ready because we’re gonna rockContinue Reading

Miramichi Exhibition

Miramichi Exhibition

Join us on July 18 -22, 2017 as one of the Maritimes’ oldest traditions opens its 94th season with something for everyone. From old favourites to new attractions, you will find something for the whole family. Tuesday July 18 at 4pm to Saturday July 22 at 10pm – Free admission Every day is a braceletContinue Reading

Napan Agricultural Show – August 10 – 13, 2017

Napan Agricultural Show – August 10 – 13, 2017

The 26th Annual Napan Agricultural Show is August 10th – 13th 2017.  Each year, the organizers work together to promote agriculture and community living to the Miramichi and surrounding areas, through competitions, displays and volunteerism. Some of the highlights for this year’s show include: Ultimate Supreme Draft Horse Qualifying Show Wild ‘n Woolly (Kids Events)Continue Reading

Miramichi Scottish Festival – August 19th – 21st, 2016

Miramichi Scottish Festival – August 19th – 21st, 2016

Kilt: It’s what happened to the last person who called it a skirt Join us in celebrating Scottish culture on the Miramichi. There will be traditional Scottish music (who doesn’t love the bag pipes?), traditional dishes, vendors, celidh, and dancing. For the full schedule, see below: 19 August: The Tartan Banquet and Awards night willContinue Reading

Pumpkin Fling – September 24, 2016

Pumpkin Fling – September 24, 2016

Presented by Engineers and Geoscientists New Brunswick (APEGNB), NBCC Miramichi and Sunny Corner Enterprises, the APEGNB Pumpkin Fling was conceived by members of the APEGNB’s Northeastern Branch as a way to encourage kids to pursue careers in science and engineering. Prizes are awarded for those pumpkins that land closest to the trampoline target in theContinue Reading

Old Mill Pond Golf Course

Old Mill Pond Golf Course

We offer a daily special for two people 18 holes with a cart for $75.00. The Old Mill Pond Golf and Country Club is a 9-hole course nestled into the heart of the beautiful Miramichi River. The par 36 course, consisting of five par fours; two par fives and two par three holes, will haveContinue Reading

Aventure en Canot Voyageur – Kouchibouguac National Park

Aventure en Canot Voyageur – Kouchibouguac National Park

Au parc national Kouchibouguac, vivez l’épopée des voyageurs dans une embarcation typique utilisée autrefois par ces intrépides explorateurs canadiens-français. Votre équipage se compose de quatre à huit pagayeurs. Le guide vous explique l’histoire des lieux et le mode de vie traditionnel des Mi’kmaqs, et votre excursion vous amène à la rencontre des phoques gris etContinue Reading


Assistez à un authentique pow-wow des Premières Nations, retracez le parcours des premiers colons européens, vivez la vie d’un pêcheur saisonnier ou passez une journée sur la fabuleuse rivière Miramichi, pêchez le saumon de l’Atlantique à la mouche. Ce ne sont là que quelques-unes des expériences qui vous attendent dans la Miramichi. Établissez un contactContinue Reading