New Brunswick Day

New Brunswick Day

First Monday in August
Like several other Canadian provinces, New Brunswick has made the first Monday of August a provincial holiday. The official day, which legislation enacted in 1976, seeks to boost tourism to New Brunswick as well as shine a spotlight on local heritage. The site of the official celebration rotates each year.
The New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Recreation and Heritage organizes the heritage activities leading up to Monday, which typically entail flag-raising ceremonies, speeches by dignitaries, and live entertainment. In 1990, the department initiated a new tradition, the awarding of the New Brunswick Day Merit Award. This honor is bestowed on local citizens for their efforts in one of six categories: art and culture, business, community leadership, environment, sport and recreation, and volunteer services.
CONTACTS:
New Brunswick Day Celebration Committee
New Brunswick Provincial Capital Commission
103 Church St.
Fredericton, NB E3B 4C8 Canada
fetenbday.gnb.ca
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