AREA 506

August 5 – 6, 2017

GET TICKETSStep out onto Long Wharf and into a miniature city created out of shipping containers. Discover local talent, regional goods and learn about our vibrant culture.

Plan to check out the FREE Canada 150 Stage between 2:00pm and 8:00pm daily, featuring some of the best acts in the NB Music Scene and a number of amazing cultural acts. Performers include:

The Hypochondriacs • David in the Dark • Penny Blacks • Apyll Aileen • Tampa

Mike Biggar • Eloie Richard • Eastcoast Love Story • Jane Blanchard • The Honeyboys


Rock out to a stellar line-up two nights in a row and finish the weekend with a midnight fireworks display over the Bay of Fundy. It’s all part of the Area 506 Festival – a weekend-long event you won’t want to miss.

Saturday Main Stage Performers

Jessica Rhaye • David Myles • Stars • Tegan & Sara

Sunday Main Stage Performers

Les Hay Babies • Grand Theft Bus • Bahamas • Matt Mayes • The Strumbellas


Last year, 30,000 visitors from across Canada and the United States came to Saint John’s waterfront to celebrate everything that makes New Brunswick great during the first ever Area 506 Festival… and 2017 is going to be even better, with more vendors, bigger bands and even richer New Brunswick experiences.