Category Archives: Events

Celebrate Aboriginal Heritage on the Miramichi this Summer

Celebrate Aboriginal Heritage on the Miramichi this Summer

For 3000 years Aboriginal Persons have been contributing culture and spirit to the Miramichi region. Join us in celebrating Aboriginal Heritage on the Miramichi this summer. June 30 – July 1 Join Roger Augustine on the Waterford Green as he leads aboriginal and non aboriginal fishermen alike in a celebration of peace and spirit atContinue Reading

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. In solidarity with Jeux de L’Acadie, the Fishermen’s Pow Wow will not occur forContinue Reading

Miramichi Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival

Miramichi Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival

June 27th – June 30th, 2019 Grab your poodle skirt and blue suede dancing shoes, this four-day Rock ‘N’ Roll festival takes place in Miramichi, New Brunswick.  Some of the many awesome events coming up for the 2019 festival A nightly showing of Mama Mia at James M. Hill theatre A street dance with aContinue Reading

Miramichi Exhibition

Miramichi Exhibition

July 16th – 20th, 2019 From old favourites to new attractions, you will find something for the whole family with free admissions to the exhibition grounds every day.  An afternoon will fly by as you wander through the market place. Both the kids and the kids at heart will love the thrills of the amusementsContinue Reading

Canada’s Irish Festival

Canada’s Irish Festival

July 19th – 22nd, 2019 People can’t stop talking about what a success the 2017 festival was! Big crowds, awesome entertainment, warm sunshine, and attractions to please the entire family. The Irish Festival committee can’t wait to do it again this year! Every year, thousands of people gather on the Miramichi for jam-packed weekend ofContinue Reading

The 61st Miramichi Folksong Festival – August 4th – 9th, 2019

The 61st Miramichi Folksong Festival – August 4th – 9th, 2019

Canada’s Longest Standing Folksong Festival The 61st Miramichi Folksong Festival will be held from August 4th – 9th, 2019 at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Blvd. A musical week of celebration in song, dance, fiddles, Gospel Concert, New Brunswick Day Breakfast and noon luncheons with live music, children’s Show, Fiddle Workshop, Folk feast andContinue Reading

Napan Agricultural Show – August 8th – 11th, 2019

Napan Agricultural Show – August 8th – 11th, 2019

The 27th Annual Napan Agricultural Show is August 8th – 11th, 2019.  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

Central NB Woodmen’s Lumberjack Festival

Central NB Woodmen’s Lumberjack Festival

July 23rd – 28th, 2019   The Central NB Woodmen’s Museum is getting ready for another year of exciting axe wielding competitions and family fun! The Central NB Lumberjack games hosts the only Masters Division in the province where past champions compete in sports such as Cross-Cutting, Kettle Boiling and Axe Throwing as well asContinue Reading

Miramichi Scottish Festival – August 23rd – 25th, 2019

Miramichi Scottish Festival – August 23rd – 25th, 2019

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: August 23rd: The Tartan Banquet will be held atContinue Reading

Events

Week-long festivals, celebrations of history, culture and music as well as community fairs, there is no shortage of special events along the river. Come celebrate our heritage at Canada’s Irish Festival, powwows, and Lumbermen’s Competition, or participate in our annual Miramichi Striper Cup Bass Fishing Tournament. Wherever your interests lie, you can find a festivalContinue Reading