Join Blackville by the River on NB Day
Remember, the Official New Brunswick Day celebrations will be held on Monday, August 5th in Blackville, and you’re all invited!
Activities will start in the quaint Miramichi village at 7 am with a hot breakfast at St. Raphael’s Church Hall in Blackville. Breakfast will be served until 10 am.
After the breakfast, the festivities kick off in the Blackville Municipal Park with a fun filled day of family entertainment starting at 10 am with an hour of local entertainment.
Be sure to be at the park for the Official New Brunswick Day Ceremony beginning at 11 am with special guest, Premier David Alward!
“I am pleased the Village of Blackville will serve as the location for this year’s official New Brunswick Day event. I encourage all New Brunswickers to join us by the river to celebrate our day with family and friends and to learn more about New Brunswick’s cultures, rich history, and innovative people,” Premier Alward said.
Following the ceremonies, be sure to stick around for the FREE BBQ, where everybody in attendance will get a free hot dog or hamburger, and a free pop! The BBQ will be served immediately following the official ceremonies.
After lunch, stay in the park to enjoy kiosks and stations set up by various local businesses and organizations, offering cultural entertainment and information ranging from fly tying and casting, all the way to jumping castles, it’s sure to please people of ALL ages! Also be sure to check out all of the local entertainment presented on stage from 12 pm to 5 pm.
FunZone is proud to be offering “Jumping with Jumpstart” in the park from noon until 3 pm. This is an out of the box physical activity initiative in partnership with Canadian Tire JumpStart. The funding and support received allows the Boys and Girls Club of Miramichi to provide air castles and outdoor fun. The goal is to keep kids throughout Miramichi and the surrounding area active, with a fun and exciting air castle experience! Inflatable Bouncers – fun for all kids! Children aged three to 14 years old are invited to enjoy Adrenaline Rush, Pirates Castle, Princess Castle, and Splash Slide!
Don’t miss this great opportunity to show how proud we all are to be from this great province!
Join us by the River in Blackville for New Brunswick Day!