What's happening in the province for New Brunswick Day

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Events are taking place across the province on Monday as New Brunswick moves into its green recovery phase and drops pandemic restrictions. (Philip Drost/CBC News - image credit)
Events are taking place across the province on Monday as New Brunswick moves into its green recovery phase and drops pandemic restrictions. (Philip Drost/CBC News - image credit)

All three major cities in the province have a wide range of events underway to mark New Brunswick Day this year.

A full celebration can be expected with the province lifting pandemic restrictions and ending the state of emergency order imposed in March 2020.

Certain government services, along with transit, are also suspended for all cities due to the holiday and will resume on Tuesday.

Fredericton

The province's capital has progra.m.ming starting running from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m.

  • 12 p.m.-6 p.m.: NB Day on the Green

    • Artists and crafters will be on the southside Green from the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. There is also live painting, music and entertainment.

    • Children can participate in the NB Day Art and create a painting inspired by the walking bridge.

    • Performances by members of the Multicultural Association of Fredericton

  • 12:15 p.m.: Performance by theatre troupe Calithumpians on the Cathedral Grounds

  • 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Beaverbrook Art Gallery events

    • Art activities for children

    • A New Brunswick art exhibit by local artists depicting communities and places - free admission within the time period

  • 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Concert

    • Featured performances by Matt Comeau, Mike Biggar & Band, Tomato/Tomato, Les Hay Babies at Secretary Lane Stage

  • 9:45 p.m. - 10 p.m.: Fireworks at Westmorland Street Bridge

Saint John

Saint John is planning fireworks at 10 p.m. from Long Wharf with a clear sky expected in the forecast tonight.

Moncton

  • Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Zoo de Magnetic Hill Zoo

  • Open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.: Centennial Park and East End Pools

  • Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Greater Moncton YMCA

  • Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Resurgo Place

  • 6:14 p.m. - Tidal Bore Presentations

    • People are asked to arrive 20 minutess before the predicted time of the wave

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