Uptown Events – Canada Day Weekend 2019!

Thursday, June 27

Bay of Fundy Seafood Tasting Tour

11:00AM @ Saint John City Market

Golden Dog Beer Tours

6:00PM @ Picaroons General Store

Saint John Night Market

5:00PM @ South Market Street

Big Tide Joggers and Lagers

6:00PM @ Big Tide Brewing

Women of Distinction Awards

7:00PM @ Delta Saint John

Tin Pan Darlings

9:00PM @ Five and Dime

Sixteen Scandals/Sound Drown/NVN

10:00PM @ Taco Pica

Nick Gay

10:00PM @ O’Leary’s Pub

Country Star Kickoff

8:00PM @ Market Square Boardwalk


Friday, June 28

Exploring Issues Around Climate Change

9:00AM @ the Saint John Arts Centre

Yoga Fridays

12:00PM @ Connexion Works

French Conversation Lunch

12:00PM @ Saint John Free Public Library

Scrabble Fridays

1:30PM @ Saint John Free Public Library

Negroni Week

4:00PM @ Port City Royal

Make Your Own Canoe Paddle

6:30PM @ Saint John Tool Library

Flamenco Guitar

7:00PM @ Taco Pica


7:00PM @ O’Leary’s

Flora/Dash Talk

9:30PM @ Taco Pica

Saturday, June 29

Explorer Saturdays

10:00AM – 5:00PM @ the New Brunswick Museum


4:00PM @ O’Leary’s

Work Whistle Fridays featuring Shakedown Combo

5:00PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Ethel & Mary’s Pop-Up (vol 6)

6:00PM @ Visitors Shop + Gallery

Work Whistle Fridays featuring Tartan Terrors

8:00PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Dance Party

10:00PM @ Callie’s Pub


Sunday, June 30

Queen Square Farmers Market

9:00AM – 2:00PM @ Queen Square

MTG Core 2020 Open House

Noon @ Heroes’ Beacon

Men of Fundy Barbershop Quartet Chorus

1:00PM @ Queen Square Farmer’s Market

Movies for Mature Viewers

2:00PM @ Saint John Free Public Library

Irish-Canadian Family Party

2:30PM @ Saint John Free Public Library

Heads and Tails Spirit Company Tasting

4:30PM @ Hopscotch Whisky Bar


5:00PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

John Muirhead

6:00PM @ Bunkhaus Hostel

Tartan Terrors

7:00PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Jill Barber

8:00PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Back and Forth RnB Party

9:00PM @ the Kent Theatre


9:30PM @ Taco Pica


9:30PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

David in the Dark

10:15PM @ the Boardwalk Stage


11:15PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Countdown to Canada Day

11:59PM @ the Boardwalk Stage


Midnight @ the Boardwalk Stage


Monday, July 1

Free Bus Service

All day @ Saint John Transit

Free Loyalist House Tours

All day @ the Loyalist House

Art in the Park

8:00AM @ King’s Square

Beach Volleyball Tournament

8:45AM @ the Boardwalk Volleyball Courts

Mayor and Clerk at the Saint John City Market

10:00AM @ Saint John City Market

Atlantic Skateboard Challenge

10:00AM @ Station One Skate Park

Charity Bingo

11:00AM – 3:00PM @ King’s Square

Saint John Night Market goes Day

11:00AM – 5:00PM @ South Market Street

Canada Day People Parade

11:00AM @ King Street

Official Opening Ceremonies

Noon @ City Hall

Saint Mary’s Band

Noon @ Market Square

Free Admission

Noon – 5:00PM @ the New Brunswick Museum

Free Historic Trolley Rides

Noon – 4:00PM @ Aquila Tours

Multicultural Performances

Noon – 3:00PM @ Market Square Atrium

Free children’s activities

All afternoon @ King’s Square, City Market, Loyalist Plaza & the Boardwalk

Bernard the Magician

3:15PM @ Market Square Atrium

Water Street Dinner Theatre Performance

Noon @ the Boardwalk Stage

Haley McMillan

1:00PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Nick & Nicole Constantineau

2:15PM @ the Boardwalk Stage


3:15PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Tartan Terrors

4:30PM @ the Boardwalk Stage


5:30PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Tartan Terrors

6:45PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Uptown Ghost Gallivant

8:00PM @ the Boardwalk Lighthouse

David in the Dark

8:00PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Scott Helman

9:30PM @ the Boardwalk Stage

Grand Fireworks Finale

10:15PM @ Saint John Harbour

Weekend Events Special Edition: Canada Day Long Weekend!

Friday, June 29


Golden Dog Beer Tours

6:00pm @ Picaroons

Live Music on the Patio

6:00pm @ Steamer’s

Live Music with Nick Gay

7:00pm @ O’Leary’s Pub

Stand Up Comedy

8:00pm @ Yuk Yuk’s

T.G.I.F. Party with Del

10:00pm @ Callie’s Pub

Friday Nights with bailebail

11pm-2am @ McGill’s

Celebrate O’Leary’s 31st Birthday

4:30-2am @ O’Leary’s Pub

Live Music on the Patio, featuring Don’t Tell Roy

6pm-9pm @ Steamers Lobster Company

Goodnight, Sunrise / Dumpster Club / Shrimp Ring

10:30pm-2am @ Pepper’s Pub



Saturday, June 30

Exhibit: Indigenous Culture of New Brunswick

All day @ the New Brunswick Museum

Stand Up Comedy

8:00pm @ Yuk Yuk’s

Dance Party

10:00pm @ Callie’s Pub

Canada Day Countdown

Festivities start at noon

Live at the Matinee

4pm-8pm @ O’Leary’s



Find all things ‘Canada Day’ HERE.



Sunday, July 1

Art in the Park & Charity Bingo

7:00am @ King’s Square

Free Museum Admission

All day @ The New Brunswick Museum

Canada Day Opening Ceremonies

11:30am @ Market Square Atrium

Canada Day Fireworks Grand Finale

Dusk @ Saint John Harbour

Queen Square Farmer’s Market

9am-2pm @ Queen Square

Free Admission to Loyalist House

9am-5pm @ 120 Union Street

Saint John City Market – Open

9am-4pm.  At 10am, Mayor Darling will have a re-enactment and be handing out Canada Day pins and flags

Sunday Movie Matinee

2pm @ Saint John Free Public Library, Market Square


Find all things ‘Canada Day’ HERE.


Monday, July 2


Songs and Stories Under the Salmon

7:15pm-8:45pm @ Trinity Church

ECMA Mondays

8pm-10pm @ Market Square Boardwalk

Free Admission to Loyalist House

9am-5pm @ 120 Union Street


Uptown Events (Canada Day Weekend Edition!!)

Friday, June 30th:


Canada Day Countdown! (FREE)

12pm @ Market Square Boardwalk (All-Day Event!)


Yuk Yuk’s Saint John Featuring Jimmy MacKinley

8pm @ Yuk Yuk’s


T.G.I.F. Party with Del

10pm @ Callahan’s Pub

Saturday, July 1st:


Canada Day Uptown! (FREE)

All Day @ Uptown Saint John


Embracing Our Heritage – A Canada Day Event

12pm @ Visitors Centre across the street from Cathedral


Canada Day Beach Party

9pm @ Club Rewind


Fiesta Latina

10pm @ Taco Pica

Sunday, July 2nd:


Sax on the Boardwalk

12pm @ Market Square Boardwalk


Artist Talk with Keeley Haftner

2pm @ Third Space Gallery


Drive-In Classics (Casablanca)

8pm @ Market Square Boardwalk


Winner Announced for the Canada 150 Window Decorating Contest















In anticipation of Saint John’s upcoming Canada 150 festivities, the businesses of Uptown decorated their storefronts in a competition for a Canada-themed prize basket. Our winner for best Canada 150 window display is Ella! Many  other businesses participated in this year’s contest – be sure to drop by and check out their beautiful windows!

Counting Down To Canada Day!

June 16-July 1, 2017

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in the nation’s oldest incorporated city – Saint John, New Brunswick!

The city will be bursting with special events and family-friendly activities, including FREE live performances and a spectacular firework show – you won’t want to miss them!

For all of Saint Awesome’s Canada 150th birthday celebrations, visit www.sjcanadaday.ca

For all of the events throughout 2017 celebrating Canada 150, visit www.discoversaintjohn.com/canada150