There are so many fun-filled activities and festivities to celebrate Canada Day in the Fredericton Capital Region and with Canada Day being on a Saturday —what better time to get out and explore the region than on a long July weekend? From parades to incredible local vendors and live performances, there is no better place to celebrate!
Celebrate Canada Day in Downtown Fredericton! With festivities in Barracks Square and on Carleton Street, kick back and relax with live entertainment on the Barracks Square Stage, enjoy street performers and food vendors, and end the night with Fredericton’s largest fireworks display from the Westmorland Bridge at 10:30pm. This is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with your family and friends, as there are many family-friendly options. There will be face painters and bouncy castles for the kids and don’t miss out on the cake being served at 2pm! And for those who want to keep the party going, the Monarch is hosting a dance party with a DJ and both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, all for a low cover cost!Canada Day Fredericton
Spend your Canada Day at the Pioneer Days Festival in Oromocto! From June 28 to July 2, Oromocto will be filled with festivities for the whole family. For the grownups, grab your tickets and enjoy two nights (June 29 and June 30) at the special Pioneers Pub with live performances from Tristan Horncastle, Riley Taylor, The Big Bad Party Band and The Mix! Tickets are $25/night or $40 for both nights. Perfect for the kids, check out the Midway Rides and there will be live performances throughout the event featuring Richie Young, The Town Cats, Theresa Malefant and the Instigators.Pioneer Days
Take in the small-town charm and indulge in a day full of fun with a jam-packed schedule of Canada Day celebrations in Tracy! Begin your day with the Canada Day breakfast, then enjoy the rest of your morning at the vendor market! For lunch (or dinner), stop by the BBQ and canteen, and enjoy live entertainment all afternoon long. Grab the family and watch the parade at 1:30pm, participate in the 50/50 Bingo from 2 to 4pm and end your evening with a spectacular firework show.Village of Tracy
This traditional festival takes you down memory lane to celebrate the coal mining past of the region from June 29 to July 3! Experience the charm of Minto village during the holiday when the streets are filled with themed activities such as youth talent showcases, dances, kids' games, face painting, bouncy castles, fireworks, a look-alike contest, a pet parade, a country show and more. Hot tip! Tiny Trails, a phenomenal campsite in Minto, is giving away a two-night stay from July 1 to 3 to experience the outdoors while you celebrate Canada Day.Minto Coal Mining Days
Get ready to have a blast in Arcadia this Canada Day! From 11am to 2pm on July 1, on the "Village Green" in Gagetown, join us for a delightful day filled with a BBQ, cake, games, glitter tattoos, a bouncy castle, popcorn, cotton candy and more!
But wait, there’s more! The Upper Gagetown Lions Club is hosting a Canada Day Parade at 11am! The festivities continue at the Lions Club with a sizzling BBQ and games starting at 12pm. Don't miss out on this unforgettable day of celebration!
Get ready for a magical experience in the heart of Keswick, Central York with a Canada Day parade themed “Celebrate Magic!" Start the day at the parade at 11am, showcasing community floats. Then, take in an enchanting magic show headlined by magician, Mister J Magic. Witness as he dazzles both young and old with his tricks, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience. Children are welcome to have their own moment at the kids’ parade, where they get to show off their bikes and scooters and wear fun costumes as they join in the celebration.Keswick Ridge Celebrations
Organized by Destination Nackawic at the waterfront location, this Canada Day celebration will feature a performance by the 7-piece cover band Crosscut Reloaded, who will entertain with a variety of music genres from Blues to 60's Rock ‘n Roll.Destination Nackawic
New Maryland’s Canada Day celebrations are coming back with more energy than ever! The community is organizing an open-air gathering at the heart of the village with live entertainment, including a performance by Back Two Basics, a bouncy castle, a BBQ, a birthday cake and a new addition this year—face painting! Events will take place from 1 to 3pm.Village of New Maryland
Join the community of Chipman - Grand Lake for their Canada Day festivities on Saturday, July 1.
First, join their morning walk at 8am which includes a stop at the Fish & Game Club for a tasty breakfast. Don’t forget to wear your most Canadian attire for a chance to win prizes while participating in the walk! At 11am, gather for a flag-raising ceremony followed by various food vendors, a picnic, cake, games for the family, a youth talent show and even more prizes. Spend the day and be sure to catch the fireworks display (at dusk) from Gilbert Park in Minto.
With festivities across the region, Canada Day is the perfect time to visit! From parades to live performances, and delights at local markets, be sure to stay up to date with all activities this long weekend by checking out our calendar of events!