Government of New Brunswick

From restaurants that will satisfy the most demanding taste buds, to flourishing live-music scenes and arts communities, New Brunswick is a place that is full of life and imagination. It is easy to find great entertainment every day and great people to enjoy it with.

World-class productions regularly visit our province’s historic theatres, gracing the stage with musical, dance and theatrical presentations. Be inspired at the Fredericton Playhouse the Capitol Theatre in Moncton, or the Imperial Theatre in Saint John. We are also home to Theatre New Brunswick, one of Canada’s leading English-language regional theatre companies and Théâtre l’Escaouette (French website only) a renowned francophone professional theatre company based in Moncton.

Music has always been an important part of New Brunswick history and culture. Don’t miss a beat – take in one of our well-known music festivals such as the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, FrancoFête en Acadie (French website only), and Miramichi Folksong Festival, or check out local musicians performing in your area. From folk music to classical, country to rock and roll, there is something to interest everyone.

With renowned local artists and artisans, and galleries that feature both national and international artwork, New Brunswick inspires art, and is inspired by art. Visit the internationally-acclaimed Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the Owens Art Gallery, the Galerie d'art Louise et Reuben-Cohen de l'Université de Moncton (French website only) or a local gallery or arts exhibition.

Explore the Tourism New Brunswick website to find out information on the many exciting destinations and attractions our province has to offer.

For more information on arts and heritage in the province, see the Department of Culture, Tourism and Healthy Living website, and to learn about Aboriginal culture, explore the Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat website.