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Festivals

2022 Festivals

Week-long festivals, celebrations of history, culture and music as well as community fairs, there is no shortage of special events along the river. Continue to check back for more information on the 2022 Festival and Events


Striper Cup

The Miramichi Striper Cup is Atlantic Canada’s premier competitive bass fishing tournament held in the City of Miramichi each year for the month of May. This “catch and release” tournament features three divisions: Team/Boat – (up to 4 people), Individual/Shore, and Youth. “We have never experienced anything like this in our lives before,”-Pete Bowman ( Fish’n Canada). Visit miramichistripercup.ca to stay up to date on Miramichi’s 2022 Striper Cup.


Rock n’ Roll Festival

This four-day Rock ‘N’ Roll festival takes includes such events as the Golden Oldie Car Show, concerts, street dance, fireworks and more. Check out the performances in the big tent on the waterfront. Get your poodle skirts and leather jackets ready because we’re gonna rock this summer! rocknrollfestival.com


Canada’s Irish Festival

Every year, thousands of people gather on the Miramichi for jam-packed entertainment! There is plenty of Irish music, dance, pubs, family walking parade and a play. Check out the vendors and even do a little research into your family history. When you’re ready for a break from the excitement, drop by the Irish Tea Room or enjoy some corned beef & cabbage. Explore this historic city with its breathtaking views of the famous Miramichi River. You’ll meet old friends and make new ones. As they say here on the Miramichi, “Cead Mile Failte!” (a hundred-thousand welcomes!). canadasirishfest.com


CENTRAL NEW BRUNSWICK WOODMEN’S’ MUSEUM PROFESSIONAL LUMBER JACK COMPETITION

Welcome to the World of Timbersports! Experience the smell of freshly chopped wood, swish of the cross-cuts, taste of home-baked beans, and the roar of the hot saws, ;the NASCAR of the lumberjack world! woodmensmuseum.com


63RD ANNUAL MIRAMICHI FOLKSONG FESTIVAL

Join the fun at Canada’s longest-standing folk festival! Featuring gospel concert and 6 days of authentic traditional and contemporary folk music for the whole family plus singers, fiddlers, dancers New Brunswick Day breakfast, special noon luncheons with live music, children’s show, and a boat tour with entertainment and closing dinner/concert. Weekly passes and individual tickets available online. The opening concert will feature three-time Juno award winner, singer- songwriter, David Francey and a host of entertainment all week long ending with a closing dinner at concert with Jason & Melissa Barry and the Junior Jills. miramichifolksongfestival.ca


63rd Annual Miramichi Folksong Festival

Join the fun at Canada’s longest-standing folk festival! Featuring gospel concert and 6 days of authentic traditional and contemporary folk music for the whole family plus singers, fiddlers, dancers New Brunswick Day breakfast, special noon luncheons with live music, children’s show, and a boat tour with entertainment and closing dinner/concert. Weekly passes and individual tickets available online. The opening concert will feature three-time Juno award winner, singer- songwriter, David Francey and a host of entertainment all week long ending with a closing dinner at concert with Jason & Melissa Barry and the Junior Jills. miramichifolksongfestival.ca


National Acadian Day

August 15


MIRAMICHI SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

A celebration of the Scottish heritage including Outdoor Ceilidh, Tartan Banquet, Sunday at MacDonald Farm and a memorial service. miramichiscottishfestival.com


NAPAN AGRICULTURAL SHOW

Promoting agriculture and community living, this popular fair features Draft and Light Horse competitions, Cattle displays, 4H exhibitors, horticulture, handicrafts, photography & baked goods. Enjoy a country breakfast or indulge with some great “fair food” There are activities for the children featuring the Wild & Wooly and musical entertainment. Come experience a day at the fair! napan.ca/show


POW- WOWS

Discover and celebrate Indigenous traditions this summer at a powwow. Join in and celebrate life through song and dance, ceremonies, rituals, and displays of hospitality and unity. Attend one or all throughout the summer for a unique look at each First Nation.

FISHERMAN POWW

EEL GROUND FIRST NATION NATOAGANEG POWWOW

METEPENAGIAG MI’GMAQ NATION POWWOW

BURNT CHURCH (ESGENOÔPETITJ) FIRST NATION POWWOW


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