AREA 506 Waterfront Container Village

AREA 506 Waterfront Container Village

AREA 506 has opened a full waterfront experience with a diverse collection of retail shops, a performance space, a waterfront container bar, food trucks, public art and pop-up activities. All wrapped up in more than 60 shipping containers, celebrating everything that’s cool about our identity as a Port City.


Note: The Docks Container Lounge is open 11AM to 10PM. Hours may vary for all businesses on holidays and cruise ship days.

Vendors within the village:

NEW: Outlaws Smoke House will open June 1 and Big D's Smash Box opens mid-June

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Contact Info
85 Water Street
Saint John, NB
E2L 0B1

Season dates

May 16 2024 - November 4 2024


11:00 AM — 7:00 PM
11:00 AM — 7:00 PM
11:00 AM — 7:00 PM
11:00 AM — 7:00 PM
11:00 AM — 7:00 PM

Land acknowledgement

The Saint John Region is situated on the traditional territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’Kmaq, and Peskotomuhkati Nations. This territory is covered by Peace and Friendship Treaties signed with the British Crown in the 1700s. The treaties recognized the significant and meaningful role of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’Kmaq, and Peskotomuhkati in this province and the country with the intent to establish a relationship of trust and friendship.

Envision Saint John: The Regional Growth Agency pays respect to the elders, past and present, and descendants of this land, and is committed to moving forward in the spirit of truth, collaboration, and reconciliation.