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Fundy National Park of Canada

Special Events - 2014

Every Saturday in July and August Sounds of Summer Concert Series
It’s Saturday night and the sweet, salty air is full of the sounds of summer: crickets, waves rolling on the beach, a campfire crackling in the distance, and some of the finest music the Maritimes has to offer! Join the party at our Outdoor Theatre every Saturday night in July and August. Admission is included with your Park entry pass.
May 17 Fundy Geocaching – A Cache Up NB, Fundy Guild, and Fundy National Park collaboration
Our annual geocaching event draws enthusiasts young and old, beginner to advanced. This year’s theme is “Amazing Places: Tales of Our Trails”, which will provide participants with an opportunity to visit some of Fundy National Park’s ‘Amazing Places’ identified through the UNESCO Fundy Biosphere Reserve. The first 400 geocachers to find all 5 caches will receive a limited edition trackable coin. Check out Cache Up NB’s website for more information.
June 6–7–8 Festival of Nature and International Trails Day celebration – A Nature NB and Fundy National Park collaboration
Fundy National Park is proud to host Nature NB’s annual Festival of Nature and International Trails Day celebrations. Join the fun by registering for a guided hike and other nature-inspired activities. To register and for more information, visit the Nature NB website.
June 28–July 1 Canada Day Weekend (Free Park Entry on July 1st)
Happy Birthday Canada! The Village of Alma and Fundy National Park are planning a weekend of festivities including a parade, beach bonfire, craft sale, seafood chowder competition and more! Check back regularly for a full list of this year’s events.
July 5 Molly Kool Centre Grand Opening
The Molly Kool Centre celebrates the life and legacy of the girl from Alma who became the first female sea captain in North America. The grand opening of the centre will be a fun-filled day with cake and a variety of special events, including a book signing and reading by Christine Welldon, author of the Molly Kool biography. For more information, visit the Molly Kool Facebook page.
July 12–13 Learn-to Camp
New to camping? Don’t know how to put up a tent or light a fire? Come to Fundy National Park for a guided camping experience. While you’re here, why not Learn-to-Fish with one of our knowledgeable guides!
July 19 Parks Day
Join thousands of people right across the country to celebrate our system of National Parks and National Historic sites. Guided hikes, live music and other outdoor festivities are all part of Fundy National Park’s celebration of this nationally recognized day!
August 22–23–24 Rising Tide Festival
It’s hard to believe the Rising Tide Festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, we are making this our biggest and best musical festival to date. Stay in a yurt or oTENTik for the weekend and join the party! Check back regularly for updates on this year’s line up.
August 29–30 Fundy Star Party – A Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (New Brunswick Chapter) and Fundy National Park Collaboration
Astronomy made easy for everyone! See the universe through cool telescopes and talk to people who love to share their secrets about the stars. Fundy National Park is a Dark Sky Preserve, making it one of the best places in Canada to view the night sky.
September 6–7 65th annual Fundy Open Golf Tournament
Attention golfers! Challenge your friends and family at Fundy National Park’s annual par 70 golf tournament. Stay the weekend and participate in New Brunswick’s longest running golf tournament.
September 14 The Rustic Gourmet
With easy tips, tricks and a toolkit of flavours, Chef Dennis Johnston takes campfire cooking from ordinary to the extraordinary. A hands-on experience allows guests to enjoy delicious, local foods in the dramatic, natural beauty of Fundy National Park.
October 3–4–5 Fundy Bike Fest
A weekend that includes the Whitetail Trail grand opening, a family bike rodeo, a trail-building workshop and the Cyclebetes mountain bike relay!
October 10–13 Thanksgiving Weekend & the Fundy Pumpkin Festival
Put a Fundy spin on your family’s favourite fall tradition! Join us for this fun-filled weekend and our annual pumpkin carving contest; winners will be announced at the Saturday evening campfire program and prizes will be awarded. To learn more about the weekend’s activities, check back with us later this summer.

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