Come celebrate! Everyone’s invited.

Do you have Acadian relatives, ancestors, or friends? Or would you like to discover the secret of that famous Acadian joie de vivre? Then don’t miss out on the largest Acadian gathering in the world, which only takes place every five years! The Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019 welcomes Acadians and Acadians at heart to southeastern New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island for a multitude of events.

Take this opportunity to explore the wonders and beauty of New Brunswick. Enjoy beaches lapped by the warmest saltwater in Canada, the freshest seafood, vibrant cities, and a warm welcome at every turn.

The Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019 in a nutshell:

  • August 10-24
  • 20 host municipalities (12 in New Brunswick)
  • 30 family reunions
  • Many tintamarres (noisemaking parades)
  • A youth event
  • A women’s summit
  • Unforgettable experiences

In collaboration with:

  • Expérience Acadie

    Expérience Acadie brings together partners offering Acadian products and services in the Maritime Provinces.

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  • Cultural Coast

    New Brunswick’s Cultural Coast promotes the various wonders of the Kent County region and the southeast.

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  • City of Dieppe

    The City of Dieppe will host many events and shows as part of the Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019. Come see us!

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  • City of Moncton

    The City of Moncton is brimming with culture, events and places to visit. It will be getting the party started for Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019!

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  • Town of Shediac

    Lobster capital of the world, the Town of Shediac will host the closing show of the Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019.

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  • Festival Acadie Rock

    Acadie Rock, a multidisciplinary festival, will present a free show on August 15 as part of the Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019.

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At the heart of Acadie


Come discover all the festivities taking place in New Brunswick during the Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019. Immerse yourself in this colourful culture as you join Acadians the world over as they celebrate National Acadian Day on August 15! Even after the CMA ends, the fun continues. Extend your stay with trips to experience the world’s highest tides, Canada’s warmest saltwater beaches, and the entire Acadian coastline, all the way up to the Acadian Peninsula and Chaleur Bay.

When you’re ready to rest, there are plenty of accommodations and campgrounds where you can find your perfect spot.