Caraquet

“We’re not just sharing the story of our place, but of our people... And that’s really exciting.”
- Adam Lordon, Director

Thomas Badrock
Thomas Badrock
Dancer

Thomas Badrock, from Liverpool, England, trained at The Dance School of Scotland before touring the UK as part of Ballet Central. During Thomas’s third year at Central, he competed in the Prix de Lausanne. After graduating in 2016, Thomas attended a postgraduate year at Palucca Hochschule für Tanz in Dresden where he was involved in a new creation by Ihsan Rustem.

Thomé Young
Thomé Young
Musician

Thomé Young is the pen name of the singer-songwriter Pascal Lejeune, an original artist driven by the constant need to reinvent himself. Recipient of many awards, he has performed more than 500 concerts across Canada, Europe and the United States. Some of his songs have been chosen as part of the prestigious Putumayo compilations.

Caraquet
Caraquet

Caraquet is a small, inviting town with undeniable Acadian and Maritime charm, a vibrant cultural and artistic life, and savoury regional cuisine. It is also home to one of the most popular Acadian festivals in North America.

National Acadian Day
Village Historique Acadien
Miscou Island
International Baroque Music Festival

Points of Interest

Caraquet is the place to be for National Acadian Day when its streets fill with noise, colour, and people for the Tintamarre (noise parade). Brush up on your Acadian history at the Village Historique Acadien while you’re here. For the nature lover, Miscou Island is not to be missed, and for the music lover, a trip to the island of Lamèque for the International Baroque Music Festival is a must-do.

Acadian PeninsulaThe Heart of Acadie

Located on the coast of Chaleur Bay, one of the most beautiful bays in the world, the town of Caraquet is rich in art, culture, music, and cuisine. The town is also home to one of the most popular Acadian festivals in North America, with thousands of festival-goers coming to celebrate the heritage and vitality of Acadian culture.