Enter a world of vibrant Acadian culture and thoughtful historic memorial. Celebrate the rich traditions of l’Acadie over two fun-filled days of lectures, food, music, activities and discovery. View the landscape of Grand-Pré and contemplate the past at a variety of significant sites. Immerse in a guided exploration of the Acadians’ tragic upheaval during the 18th century. This is Grand-Pré National Historic Site—l’Acadie brought to life.
Join us for a four-day multidisciplinary festival in Grand-Pré in August 2017. The initiative will celebrate the historic relationship between two of the founding cultures in Atlantic Canada, the Mi’kmaq and the Acadians.
Vast marshland, historic dykes and agricultural fields hint at the Acadian story hidden within Landscape of Grand-Pré—discover the human achievement and heartrending history behind this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The statue of Evangeline evokes emotion. The Memorial Church houses a brilliant art display. A bronze cross memorializes a tragedy. And a picturesque landscape exudes serenity. Immerse in a guided journey through the story of l’Acadie.