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


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.