Dancing Dune Festival

May 19-20

Treasure Hunt
Get your treasure map at the Visitor Centre or at the South Kouchibouguac kiosk. You must finish your treasure hunt by 5 pm on Saturday May 20. Prizes to be won! Winners will be announced at the live music event.

May 20

Live Music with Pierre & JF
From 7 pm to 9 pm at the outdoor theatre.

June 2-4

Spring Star Fest — (See event on Facebook)
This year again we welcome volunteers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada in the Park. Most activities are weather dependant so don’t hesitate to inquire before heading out the door. During sky viewing sessions, bring your digital camera and snap your very own picture of the moon and Jupiter through a telescope.

  • June 2
    •  “What’s Up” slideshow presentation at the outdoor theatre. From 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    • Telescope and Binocular Night Sky Viewing near site 194. From 10 pm to midnight.
  • June 3
    • Solar Observing and Telescope Clinic near site 194. From noon to 4 pm
    • “What’s Up” slideshow presentation in French at the outdoor theatre. From 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    • Telescope and Binocular Night Sky Viewing near site 194. From 10 pm to midnight.
  • June 4
    • Solar Observing near site 194. From 9 am to 11 am

Festival of Nature with Nature NB 
Find all the details here: http://www.naturenb.ca

June 9

Marche à la dune au clair de lune
French version of the Dune Moonlight Walk. Meet at Kellys Beach white tent at 10 pm

June 10

Dune Moonlight Walk - 150 years of chills and trills
Discover the history of this area as we commemorate Canada150 in a special way. Meet at Kellys Beach white tent at 10 pm Bring a flashlight.

June 21

National Aboriginal Day
Details to come.

June 24

Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent behind sites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

July 1

Canada Day
Cake, fun games, tattoos and live music as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation! From 1 pm to 4 pm at Kellys Beach white tent. (Psssst: come early if you want cake – quantity is limited!)

July 4

Let’s Get Movin’ in Kouchibouguac!
Are you up for the challenge? Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to 11:30 am

July 5

Parka’s Great Adventure
Be part of a Canada 150 adventure at Kellys Beach white tent between 2 pm and 4 pm We invited Parka to join us at around 3 pm Will she make it?
Live Music with Michel Thériault
Join popular Acadian author composer singer “Pop Moutarde” at the outdoor theatre, from 7 pm to 9 pm

July 6

Sand Sculpture Workshop
Grab your shovels and buckets, young and old! Participate at a workshop and then be creative. Prizes to be won! From 1 pm to 3 pm at Kellys Beach, ocean side.

July 7

Marche à la dune au clair de lune
French version of the Dune Moonlight Walk. Meet at 10 pm at Kellys Beach white tent.

July 8

Dune Moonlight Walk - 150 years of chills and trills!
Discover the history of this area as we commemorate Canada150 in a special way. Meet at Kellys Beach white tent at 10 pm Bring a flashlight

July 11

Let’s Get Movin’ in Kouchibouguac!
Are you up for the challenge? Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to 11:30 am

July 12

Art in the Park
Get inspired by the enchanting setting of Kellys Beach and have fun as you create. From 2 pm to 4 pm at Kellys Beach white tent.
Live Music with Pierre & Maurice
From 7 pm to 9 pm at the outdoor theatre.

July 13

Scallion Scramble
Challenges where everyone is having fun so everyone is a winner! At Kellys Beach ocean side, from 2 pm to 3:30 pm

July 14

Geocaching 101
Come discover this modern treasure hunt. Approximately half-hour workshops offered at Kellys Beach white tent. From 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

July 15

Science Day — (See event on Facebook)
Join the Resource Conservation team at Callanders Beach for a full day or a morning or afternoon of an authentic scientific experience. To reserve, call 876-2443 or drop by the Visitor Reception Centre.
Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

July 18

Let’s Get Movin’ in Kouchibouguac!
Are you up for the challenge? Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to 11:30 am

July 19

Parka’s Great Adventure
Be part of an adventure at Kellys Beach white tent between 2 pm and 4 pm We invited Parka to join us at around 3 pm Will she make it?
Live Music with Unforseen
From 7 pm to 9 pm at the outdoor theatre.

July 20

KouchXtreme
Run, crawl, jump, get muddy and soaked from head to toe! These challenges are for tough cookies! Ages 4-13. Meet at Kellys Beach white tent to register between 2 pm and 2:15 pm From 2 pm to 3:30 pm

July 21

Geocaching 101
Come discover this modern treasure hunt. Approximately half-hour workshops offered at Kellys Beach white tent. From 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

July 22

Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

July 24

Art in the Park
Get inspired by the enchanting setting of Kellys Beach and have fun as you create. From 2 pm to 4 pm at Kellys Beach white tent.

July 25

Let’s Get Movin’ in Kouchibouguac!
Are you up for the challenge? Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to 11:30 am

July 26

Christmas in July- Join in for food, songs, storytelling and games!
Traditional Acadian meals for sale starting at 5 pm Stories and hot chocolate from 7 pm to 8 pm Board games and “Loup-garou” from 8 pm to 9 pm Bring your chairs and mugs! At South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248.

July 27

Sand Sculpture Workshop
Grab your shovels and buckets, young and old! Participate at a workshop and then be creative. Theme: Christmas in July. Prizes to be won! From 1 pm to 3 pm at Kellys Beach, ocean side.

July 28

Amazing Trace
Lace up your running shoes, grab a water bottle and gather up your friends to face challenges, riddles and maybe one or two detours. Register at Kellys Beach white tent between 9:45 am and 10 am From 10 am to noon.

July 29

Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

July 31

Art in the Park
Get inspired by the enchanting setting of Kellys Beach and have fun as you create. From 2 pm to 4 pm at Kellys Beach white tent.

August 1

Let’s Get Movin’ in Kouchibouguac!
Are you up for the challenge? Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to 11:30 am
Dune Moonlight Walk - 150 years of chills and trills!
Discover the history of this area as we commemorate Canada150 in a special way. Meet at Kellys Beach white tent at 10 pm Bring a flashlight.

August 2

Marche à la dune au clair de lune
French version of the Dune Moonlight Walk. Meet at 10 pm at Kellys Beach white tent.

August 3

Scallion Scramble
Challenges where everyone is having fun so everyone is a winner! At Kellys Beach ocean side, from 2 pm to 3:30 pm

August 4

Geocaching 101
Come discover this modern treasure hunt. Approximately half-hour workshops offered at Kellys Beach white tent. From 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

August 5

Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

August 7

New Brunswick Day
Come discover some of New Brunswick’s significant personalities who left their mark in Canadian history over the last 150 years. Cake, fun games, tattoos and live music are on the menu! From 1 pm to 4 pm at Kellys Beach white tent.

August 8

Let’s Get Movin’ in Kouchibouguac!
Are you up for the challenge? Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to 11:30 am

August 9

Parka’s Great Adventure
Be part of an adventure at Kellys Beach white tent between 2 pm and 4 pm We invited Parka to join us at around 3 pm Will she make it?
Campers’ Ultimate Challenge
Join in for fun activities and challenges!
At the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. Register between 6:45 pm and 7 pm From 7 pm to 8:30 pm

August 10

Sand Sculpture Workshop
Grab your shovels and buckets, young and old! Participate at a workshop and then be creative. Prizes to be won! From 1 pm to 3 pm at Kellys Beach, ocean side.

August 11

Amazing Trace
Lace up your running shoes, grab a water bottle and gather up your friends to face challenges, riddles and maybe one or two detours. Register at Kellys Beach white tent between 9:45 am and 10 am From 10 am to noon.

August 12

Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

August 14

Art in the Park
Get inspired by the enchanting setting of Kellys Beach and have fun as you create. From 2 pm to 4 pm at Kellys Beach white tent.

August 15

National Acadian Day – Kouchibouguac’s 3rd International Tintamarre
Come play and craft a noisemaker then take part in the Tintamarre. A Tintamarre is an Acadian tradition of walking through one’s community making noise with improvised instruments and other noisemakers. Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

August 16

Parka’s Great Adventure
Be part of an adventure at Kellys Beach white tent between 2 pm and 4 pm We invited Parka to join us at around 3 pm Will she make it?
Live Music with Pierre & Maurice
From 7 pm to 9 pm at the outdoor theatre.

August 17

KouchXtreme
Run, crawl, jump, get muddy and soaked from head to toe! These challenges are for tough cookies! Ages 4-13. Meet at Kellys Beach white tent to register between 2 pm and 2:15 pm From 2 pm to 3:30 pm

August 18

Geocaching 101
Come discover this modern treasure hunt. Approximately half-hour workshops offered at Kellys Beach white tent. From 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

August 19

Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

August 21

Art in the Park
Get inspired by the enchanting setting of Kellys Beach and have fun as you create. From 2 pm to 4 pm at Kellys Beach white tent.

August 22

Let’s Get Movin’ in Kouchibouguac!
Are you up for the challenge? Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to 11:30 am

August 23

Parka’s Great Adventure
Be part of an adventure at Kellys Beach white tent between 2 pm and 4 pm We invited Parka to join us at around 3 pm Will she make it?
Board game night and “Loup-garou”
Wrap up your day at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground with board games. A Park’s volunteer will also lead “Loup-garou” in French. From 7 pm to 9 pm

August 24

Sand Sculpture Workshop
Grab your shovels and buckets, young and old! Participate at a workshop and then be creative. Prizes to be won! From 1 pm to 3 pm at Kellys Beach, ocean side.

August 25

Geocaching 101
Come discover this modern treasure hunt. Approximately half-hour workshops offered at Kellys Beach white tent. From 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

August 26

Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.

August 29

Let’s Get Movin’ in Kouchibouguac!
Are you up for the challenge? Meet at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to 11:30 am

August 30

Campers’ Ultimate Challenge
Join in for fun activities and challenges!
At the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. Register between 6:45 pm and 7 pm From 7 pm to 8:30 pm

August 31

Scallion Scramble
Challenges where everyone is having fun so everyone is a winner! At Kellys Beach ocean side, from 2 pm to 3:30 pm

september 1

Geocaching 101
Come discover this modern treasure hunt. Approximately half-hour workshops offered at Kellys Beach white tent. From 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

September 2

Family Fun
Games, bingo and treasure hunt at the white tent at South Kouchibouguac campground, behind campsites 194 and 248. From 10 am to noon.
Geocaching Event — (See event on Facebook)
Parks Canada and CacheUp NB invite you to experience geocaching in the Park. Meet at La Source from noon until 5 pm First 400 participants to complete their Cacheport will receive a geocoin!
Live Music with Jared Lutes
From 7 pm to 9 pm at the outdoor theatre.

Kouchibouguac Fall Festival - Fall Programming 2016

September 22 – 24

Fall Star Fest  — (See event on Facebook)
Volunteers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada are back in the Park! Most activities are weather dependant so don’t hesitate to inquire before heading out the door. During sky viewing sessions, observe through powerful telescopes the planet Saturn as well as various star clusters, galaxies, nebula and more!

  • September 22
    • “What’s Up” presentation at the outdoor theatre. From 7 pm to 8 pm
    • Telescope and Binocular Night Sky Viewing near site 194. From 8:30 p.m. to 11 pm
  • September 23
    • Solar Observing and Telescope Clinic near site 194. From noon to 4 pm
    • Solar Observing at La Source, from 1 pm to 3:30 pm
    • “What’s Up” presentation at the outdoor theatre. From 7 pm to 8 pm
    • Telescope and Binocular Night Sky Viewing near site 194. From 8:30 pm to 11 pm
  • September 24
    • Solar Observing near site 194. From 9 am to 11 am

September 23

Let’s go Biking at Kouchibouguac! — (See event on Facebook)
At La Source, challenges, games and door prizes for kids – lots of fun! Helmet fitting and squeaky chain oiling stations. Bike helmets are mandatory. Register between 12:45 pm and 1 pm From 1 pm to 4 pm

September 30

10k Under 10 Million Stars — (See event on Facebook)
Walk or run the 10k loop starting at Pijeboogwek. Departure is at 7:30 pm For your convenience, bring a water bottle and a flashlight and maybe a glow stick or two!

Oct 6-8

Thanksgiving weekend
Schedule available soon.

Oct 7

Mawiomi of Nations — (See event on Facebook)
First Nation artists and artisans at Callanders Beach. Take part in this outstanding Mi’kmaq cultural experience. More details to come.