A year of #SaintAwesome awaits in 2020!

January 17, 2020

Saint John Sea Dogs Games

January - March

Get in on the action, as the home team take on teams from around the QMJHL. Check the events calendar for upcoming games!

Sea Dogs Games


Chop Chop Dining Week

February 17 - 23

Discover the variety and quality of uptown dining! Participating restaurants offer week-long unique menu options at three different price levels. So good!

Chop Chop


Saint John Beer Fest

April 18

Cheers to beers! Over 150 different beer, cider and more from around the Maritimes and beyond. Choose from an afternoon or evening setting, and sample as many or as few as you like! 🍻 



Queen Square Farmers Market

May - October

This open-air market has something for everyone. Local farmers, artists, crafters and food vendors.



Saint John Night Market

May - October

South Market Street is filled with food, drink and craft vendors beneath a canopy of lights. Browse the locally-produced goods or enjoy a craft beer with friends!

Night Market


Salmon Run

May - October

Capture selfies with beautiful six-foot salmon sculptures, created by New Brunswick artists, located throughout the uptown. Can you find them all? 🐟

Salmon Run


Canada Day

June 30 - July 1

Happy Birthday Canada! A New Year's Eve Style countdown to Canada Day, followed by a day of festivities and another night of concerts, all on the Market Square Boardwalk!

Canada Day


Buskers on the Bay Festival

July 15-19

This year celebrating 30 years of astounding acrobatics, death-defying stunts, dazzling performances and more. Professional street performers from every corner of the globe take over the uptown boardwalk.



Area 506

July 31 - August 2 

Three nights of amazing concerts, right on the Saint John Waterfront. Sign me up!

Area 506


Sculpture Saint John

August 6 - September 19

Watch as eight world-renowned sculptors transform New Brunswick granite into works of public art over the course of six weeks!

Sculpture Saint John


Fundy Fringe Festival

August 17 - 22

An incredible week of performance art for a bargain price, featuring original acts by local, provincial, national and international performers. 🎭



Marathon By The Sea

August 21 - 23

Now in it's 26th year, this Boston Marathon-qualifier is also the east coast’s only summertime race event. Participate in numerous runs and make it a weekend!



Uptown Sparkles

December 3 - 5

A magical three-day holiday experience with horse-drawn trolleys, Victorian carollers, outdoor markets and more - festive fun for everyone, just in time for the holidays!

Uptown Sparkles