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Culture & Events: What’s Going on in 2024?

From music festivals and Pow Wows to art installations, the Chaleur Region has a rich and unique culture locals are eager to share! 

 Published May 04



Local Festivals 

Experience a traditional Pow Wow at Pabineau First Nation, rock out to live music during Hospitality Days, or watch courageous teams of rowers cross the Bay of Chaleur during the Festival des Rameurs!

1. Calling all barbeque fans! This is one event you’re definitely not going to want to miss. Bathurst Rotary Ribfest is a 3-day barbeque competition featuring vendors from the southern United States. Check them out from June 14-16th in Downtown Bathurst.


2. Celebrate Canada’s birthday on July 1st! Wear your best red and white and follow the crowd to the fireworks!


3. If you’ve never attended a traditional Powwow, head over to Pabineau First Nation from July 6th-7th! Enjoy traditional Indigenous dancing, singing, crafts, food and contemporary entertainment.


4. Join thousands of people from July 7th-14th as they cheer on teams of rowers racing to cross the Bay of Chaleur and back during the Festival des Rameurs!