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Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada

Kouchibouguac Fabulous Fall Festival

Festival of Colours

October 11-12-13

Challenge: Walk/hike 5 km or participate in the campground activities

Walk/hike 5 km or participate in the campground activities and fill out a participation ballot at the park visitor center or at the campground kiosk.

Friday, October 11th

Saturday, October 12th

Sunday, September 15th

  • 7:00 am - 5th Annual Luc Gallant Marathon 
  • 9:30 am and 11:00 am - Voyageur Canoe on the Kouchibouguac River — Departure from Ryans. (Free activity, park entry fee still applies. 8 passengers per outing)
  • 11:00 am - Winners of the campsite decorating contest and the pumpkin carving contest will be announced.
  • 2:00 pm - Exhibit at Kellys Beach (Bilingual)

Kouchibouguac Challenge!

Afternoon of family activities in South Kouchibougac Campground: Register your team (10 persons per team) by calling 876-2443 or at the campground kiosk.

Washer Toss Competition

Register your teams of 2 by calling 876-2443 or at the campground kiosk. Meet at the shelter near the campsite 269.

Throughout the weekend

Campsite Decorating Contest

  • Decorate your campsite to reflect the beautiful fall colors.
  • Please remember that it is not permitted to break/cut trees or branches so be creative!
  • Campsite must be returned to its original conditions upon departure.

Pumpkin Carving Contest

  • 40 pumpkins available at the kiosk. First come, first served!
  • Bring your tools
  • Once it is completed, display your pumpkin near your campsite number.
  • Pumpkins and pumpkin cuttings must be disposed of appropriately.
Drawing of fall coloured leaves

Kouchibouguac Fabulous Fall Fest

  • Watch Kouchibouguac — September 6-7-8
  • Art in the Park — September 13-14-15
  • Celebrating Mi’kmaq Heritage — September 20-21-22
  • Move with Kouchibouguac — September 27-28-29
  • Kouchibouguac’s Festival of Colours — October 11-12-13