Acadien Day & Blockparty | Events | Explore the Chaleur Region in New Brunswick | Chaleur Tourism

Acadien Day & Blockparty

Come celebrate Acadie with a full day of activities followed by a Blockparty on Main Street! 

Come celebrate National Acadian Day with the city of Bathurst on Saturday, August 19. Starting at 2:00 p.m., we'll have Acadian-themed games and crafts for the whole family as well as a fun contest for the kids - stay tuned for more details to come soon!

Starting at 4:00 p.m. we have live music from La Virée and more! There will be snacks and treats from your favorite riverside vendors, as well as special Acadian dishes that will be available for the event! There will also be a licensed, serviced and staffed area in partnership with Au Bootlegger.

The Acadien Blockparty will take place on Saturday, August 19 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Main Street in Bathurst. Everything will be free and open to all ages.


  • 7 p.m.: Plywood Joe
  • 9 p.m.: La Virée

Please click HERE to see what activities will take place in Belle-Baie. 

Let's keep in touch!

Sign up for our newsletter to get insider info and updates on all the great events and stories happening in the Chaleur Region.

  We respect your privacy and do not share this information with anyone else


Places to stay


Where to eat

All Season

Things to do

Confirmation sent to your email