Come Celebrate with Us this New Brunswick Day

Posted on July 24, 2014

Monday, August 4 is New Brunswick Day, an opportunity to celebrate New Brunswick’s achievements, history and culture as New Brunswickers enjoy a long weekend during the best days of summer! 

The Rural Community of Cocagne, along the Acadian Coast, will be the site of this year’s official celebrations. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. at the Cocagne arena, located at 19 Marina Rd. An official ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. The opening will be followed by music, food, activities and kiosks. 

New Brunswick Day is celebrated since 1976. An official host community has been chosen for New Brunswick Day celebrations since 1990. 

Come and celebrate New Brunswick Day with us. A lot of events are taking place that first weekend of August – see the list below, and check out our Festivals & Events page to find out about more New Brunswick fun this summer. Visit us on Facebook to get new travel tips and ideas daily. 


August 4
Official New Brunswick Day 2014 Celebrations – Cocagne
New Brunswick Day at the New Brunswick Museum (free admission) – Saint John
New Brunswick Day Celebration at the Thomas Williams House – Moncton
Ross Memorial Museum Open House – St. Andrews
Lobster Supper at the Albert County Museum – Hopewell Cape (506-734-2003)
Lighthouse Heritage Day – Cape Jourimain
Denise and Colette (entertainment) – Bathurst
Fredericton Beer Run – Fredericton 

August 1-3
New Brunswick Day on the Market Square Boardwalk – Saint John
Nashwaak Music Fest – Nashwaak Bridge
Quilt Exhibit – Saint-Simon 

August 2-6
International Community Theatre Festival – Saint Quentin

August 2-9
Chocolate Fest – St. Stephen Chocolate Museum 

August 3-4
Pamdenec: Feature Exhibit at the Jewish Historical Museum – Saint John 

August 3-8
Miramichi Folksong Festival – Miramichi 

Until August 16
The Men of the Forest Exhibit at the Connell House – Woodstock