Canada 150 Festival of Tall Ships

Celebrate Canada 150

Set sail for adventure in New Brunswick this summer!

In honour of the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, more than 40 tall ships will be sailing Canadian waters with scheduled stops at host ports across the country. Take advantage of the opportunity to admire the majestic beauty of these cathedrals of the sea at one of New Brunswick’s three guest ports, where they welcome visitors to have a close encounter of the nautical kind. Make your Canada Day extra-special this year by celebrating on a tall ship in Caraquet, where July 1 coincides with their port visit.

Caraquet: June 30-July 2   
Visiting Ships:  Roter Sand (Canada); Regina Germania (Germany); Sorca (Canada); and Impossible Dream (USA) 

Miramichi: July 7-9  
Visiting Ships:  Europa (The Netherlands); Gulden Leeuw (The Netherlands); Oostershelde (The Netherlands); Oriole (Canada); Rona ll (United Kingdom)

Saint John: August 18-20  
Visiting Ships:  Bowdoin (USA); Europa (The Netherlands); Fair Jeanne (Canada); Lord Nelson (United Kingdom); Mist of Avalon (Canada); Oriole (Canada); Picton Castle (Canada); Spirit of South Carolina (USA); St. Lawrence II (Canada); When and If (USA); Wylde Swan (The Netherlands)