Activities

The Miramichi Region is just the place to go if  you want to paddle board, hike, mountain bike, take in a game of golf or mini putt, canoe, kayak, fish, take a river boat cruise, watch drag races, take in a festival, or a character tour to learn about our cultural history.

Check out all we have to offer!

Fletcher’s Farm

Try your best not to get lost while navigating your way through the five-acre corn maze and completing the Miramichi themed scavenger hunt! Fletcher’s maze is opening September 1st, 2018. Along with the regular day time maze, you’ll also have the opportunity to experience a night time maze! Once October hits, what better way to […]  More Details

The Vogue Theatre

Opening for the first time early in 1950, the Vogue Theatre was touted as “Chatham’s newest and most modern theatre.”  With seating for nearly 500 people, it was the place to see the newest blockbuster release of the day. For the next 50 years, the Vogue Theatre ran as a daily showing movie theatre to […]  More Details

Little Big Bear Safari

At Little, Big Bear Safari you can observe the magnificent black bear in its natural habitat. From the comfort of a secure tower, always accompanied by a certified guide for your security you can view bears from May to October.  We sometimes have Mama bears showing off their cute little ones, and of course there […]  More Details

Gallan’s Miramichi River Tubing

Located on the Main Southwest Miramichi River, Gallan’s tubing offers an experience fit for everyone!  They provide shuttle services, changing rooms, free parking and comfortable river tubes. They are open for the summer starting on June 22nd and will remain open until September 3, 2018.  Gallan’s Miramichi River Tubing is open 7 days a week, […]  More Details

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 […]  More Details

Miramichi Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival

June 28 – July 1, 2018 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 2018 festival A nightly showing of Mama Mia at James M. Hill theatre A street dance with a […]  More Details

Miramichi Exhibition

July 17 – 21, 2018 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 amusements […]  More Details

Canada’s Irish Festival

July 19th – 22nd, 2018 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 of […]  More Details

The 61st Miramichi Folksong Festival – August 5-10, 2018

Canada’s Longest Standing Folksong Festival The 61st Miramichi Folksong Festival will be held from August 5-10, 2018at 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 and fun which includes, noon […]  More Details

Napan Agricultural Show – August 9-12, 2018

The 27th Annual Napan Agricultural Show is August 9-12, 2018.  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) Draft Horse […]  More Details

Central NB Woodmen’s Lumberjack Festival

2018 Dates TBA 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 as a Lumber Jill […]  More Details

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: 17 August: The Tartan Banquet will be held at […]  More Details

Rotary Ribfest, May 24 – May 27, 2018

A weekend of food, entertainment and friendly competition hosted by the Rotary Club of Newcastle on the waterfront, in Miramichi. Champion Ribbers offer up savory barbecued ribs, talented local performers provide musical entertainment and teams compete in the Rotary Atlantic Washer Toss Championship and the human foosball tournament. There are children’s and family activities, fire […]  More Details

Old Mill Pond Golf Course

A beautiful nine hole course nestled in the Upper Miramichi River Route, The Old Mill Pond Golf course was named after the Old Mill Pond ‘Grist Mill” that was operated by the Doak family around the turn of the century. The course offers a daily special of 18 holes of golf for two and use […]  More Details

Voyageur Canoe Adventure – Kouchibouguac National Park

Recreate the trips of the region’s courageous first settlers as you head out from Kouchibouguac National Park in a re-creation of a voyageur canoe. Historical fact and folklore permeate your trip as you and your four- to eight-man team paddle along. As the interpreter talks about the history of the area and the Mi’kmaq way […]  More Details

Dare the Dark With the Headless Nun – French Fort Cove Nature Park

Despite the mysterious disappearances of tour guides, constant sabotages, and unearthly screams leaking from the depths of the French Fort Cove, the Dare The Dark with the Headless Nun Tour will continue to terrify the denizens of the Miramichi for another summer. Tour the depths of French Fort Cove as you uncover the legend of […]  More Details

Maurie’s Mini-Putt & Ice Cream

Maurie’s Mini Putt & Ice Cream is an 18-hole course, featuring whimsical obstacles such as a windmill, a swinging buoy, lighthouse and even a replica of Miramichi’s Centennial Bridge! Their dairy bar includes 48 delicious flavours of ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet. Along with a decision spinner for those who are feeling adventurous.. To […]  More Details

Kouchibouguac National Park

Kouchibouguac: Difficult to pronounce… impossible to forget One of two wilderness Canadian national parks in New Brunswick, Kouchibouguac is a fascinating mosaic of bogs, salt marshes, tidal rivers, sparkling freshwater systems, sheltered lagoons, abandoned fields and tall forests which characterizes the Maritime Plain Natural Region. Natural wonders abound in this Park that boasts the second […]  More Details

Ritchie Wharf Park

Shipbuilding is the theme of this charming public park. While this very waterfront was once a thriving shipbuilding industry, today it is a place where your children can have fun in the nautically themed playground. They’ll love to play and get wet on the splash pad, then sit down for a scoop (or 3) of ice cream! You’ll […]  More Details

French Fort Cove

French Fort Cove is a multi-season park with walking, hiking and biking trails. During the months of July and August courageous visitors can take part in the Dare the Dark with the Headless Nun adventure. Autumn brings beautiful views of colourful fall foliage.  More Details

Miramichi Folklore Park

Home of the Heritage Players – The Heritage Players is a Miramichi theater group formed in 2006 that is dedicated to preserving and presenting the region’s history and culture in a way that is educational and entertaining to today’s audiences. To date they have produced over 100 performances based on Miramichi characters.  At the Park itself, there is […]  More Details

Newcastle Farmers’ Market

Come check out the Newcastle Farmers Market every Friday from 10am to 2pm.  Meet locals who sell their creations, from handmade jewellery, to homemade cookies and jam. Along with purses, wood crafts and tupperware.  It’s always a good idea to get some lunch while shopping at the market. The Farmer’s Market offers eat in or […]  More Details

Middle Island

The Miramichi River Valley received a significant number of Irish immigrants in the years before and during the potato famine. Many early Irish settlers came for the economic opportunities promised by the lumber industry, but there were many others who were far less fortunate. On June 3rd 1847, the Looshtauk out of Dublin, Ireland arrived at Middle Island, which […]  More Details

MacDonald Farm Heritage Site

The Historic MacDonald Farm site in Bartibog overlooks the Miramichi River. To discover its secrets and appreciate the charming scenery, visitors take a horse drawn wagon along a winding trail leading to the spectacular historic homestead. A tour of the fine stone house, built in the Georgian tradition, in the company of the costumed guides will take you […]  More Details

Country Haven Lodge

Country Haven Miramichi is a 4-star, year-round outdoor adventure resort located on the riverbank of the world-famous Atlantic-salmon river, the Miramichi, located in central New Brunswick. Country Haven offers guest packages that can include air transportation from anywhere in the world, with choices ranging from “all-inclusive lodge accommodations” to “private self-catering 2- or 3-bedroom-cottage rentals”. While staying at Country Haven, […]  More Details

Upper Oxbow Adventures & MROC Lodges

For over 190 years the Blackmore family has been in the business of providing the best Atlantic Salmon angling and outdoor adventure experiences on the Miramichi. Taking  up residence on the banks of the Little Southwest Miramichi in 1823 where they have been stewards of the river for six generations. Today, the tradition continues at […]  More Details

Metepenagiag Heritage Park

Pjila’si… Welcome to Metepenagiag, where people have lived continuously for over 3,000 years. Metepenagiag Heritage Park is a state of the art facility that tells the story of the Mi’kmaq of Metepenagiag. Experience the Mi’kmaq culture that has existed here for over 30 centuries. Enjoy the music and listen to the oral history, handed down through generations by the Mi’kmaq […]  More Details

Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre

The Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre (MSCC) is the oldest operating Atlantic salmon hatchery in Canada. Located in South Esk, New Brunswick, the facility is only 5km west of the City of Miramichi. The first buildings and ponds were constructed in 1873 and Atlantic salmon eggs were collected for incubation that year. The MSCC has operated continuously since that time […]  More Details

Miramichi Golf and Country Club

Miramichi Golf & Country Club was established in 1925 at Bushville, NB on the south bank of the Miramichi River. Among New Brunswick golf courses it stands as possibly the most challenging 18- hole layout in the northeast. The narrow fairways, sand traps and water hazards all come into play truly challenging its players golfing skills, where each stroke depends […]  More Details

Miramichi River Boat Tours

Discover Miramichi aboard the 50 passenger, Max Aitken tour boat featuring the river’s only double decker touring. Relax in comfort as your colourful Acadian Captain, Azade Haché interprets the river and its history. Fully certified, licensed and bilingual, the Max Aitken is Transport Canada approved. Ninety minute tours depart Ritchie Wharf. In addition, evening cruises, special events and group […]  More Details

Tabusintac Chalets & Cottages

Warm, inviting cottages located on the banks of the stunning Tabusintac River. Nestled between the Tabusintac Regional Golf Club and ATV, snowmobile & walking trails, this is the perfect location to enjoy a blissful experience no matter the occasion.  16 cottages on a private lane with a beautiful view, each cottage fully furnished with either queen size or twin […]  More Details

Gaston Adventure Tours

Let Gaston Adventure Tours take you on a guided river tour on the world famous Main Southwest Miramichi River. Take the signature tour by vehicle deep into the forest at the upper reaches of the river—find yourself at the brink of New Brunswick’s highest water fall spilling through mineral rich rock and old growth forest after a 10 minute […]  More Details

Stewart’s Tubing

Sit back and enjoy a lazy day floating on an inner tube down the Miramichi River with Stewart’s Tubing, the original tubing destination on the Miramichi. All ages are welcome! Non-swimmers should bring own PFD.   Free Parking and a shuttle service to your launch point are provided! For your convenience: takeout facilities, a convenience store, ice […]  More Details

Miramichi Dragway Park

You’ll be on the edge of your seat as you watch some of Canada’s finest racers fly past the grand-stands.  Miramichi Dragway Park is a 1/4 mile dragstrip located in Miramichi  with the best traction in Eastern Canada starting with 120ft of concrete launch pads, to a well maintained asphalt track surface of 1320ft. The track also […]  More Details

Storeytown Cottages & Expeditions

Christine and Jeremie Bray were both graduating from an outdoor adventure leadership program when they met at an outfitters at in Parry Sound, Ontario. With their hearts set on owning an outdoor adventure business, they headed east and in 2014 their dream became a reality as they purchased what was then known as O’Donnell’s Cottages.   […]  More Details

Escuminac Beach & Family Park

Whether you are looking for a quiet vacation or a fun filled day at the beach with your loved ones, Escuminac Beach and Family Park is waiting for you! Savour the sea, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the boardwalks built to protect the natural sand dunes or relax under a gazebo for a picnic and admire a […]  More Details

Ile Beaubears Island

Visit Beaubears Island, a place where fortunes were made and lives were lost, and learn the role Beaubears Island played in Miramichi and Canada’s history. The modern Interpretive Centre and Museum in Nelson houses several artifacts, interactive touch-screens, and a model depicting how the Island looked in its prime circa 1840. After enjoying the Interpretive […]  More Details