Uptown Events This Weekend! (August 18th-20th)

Featured Events:

Saint John Festival of Sail
All Weekend @ Port Saint John
*With events happening at various Uptown locations*

Sips Ahoy
All Weekend @ Various Uptown Bars & Restaurants

Friday, August 18th:

Gallery Hop
4pm @ Various Uptown Galleries

Live on the Steamers Patio
5pm @ Steamers Lobster Company

Cajun Roots
5pm @ Market Square Boardwalk

7pm @ Germain, Grannan & Canterbury

Haunted Saint John Tour
8pm @ Imperial Theatre

T.G.I.F Party with Del
10pm @ Callahan’s Pub

Kurtis Eugene + Blue Lobelia + Guests
10pm @ Peppers Pub

Saturday, August 19th:

UK Sensation Ethan Ash
11am @ Saint John City Market

Courtyard Concerts in King’s Square, Featuring PenaltyBox
12pm @ King’s Square

Dance Party Saturday Night
10pm @ Callahan’s Pub

She Roars + Adam Washburn
10pm @ Peppers Pub

Sunday, August 20th:

Queen Square Farmers Market
9am @ Queen Square
* With performances by the Simonds Lions Caledonian Pipe Band and the Forever Highland Dance group*

Sax On The Boardwalk
12pm @ Market Square Boardwalk

Drive In Classics
8pm @ Market Square Boardwalk

Paw Party Recap!

We had a such great time Paw Partying with all of you in King’s Square yesterday!

A special thank you goes out to all of our vendors, sponsors and guests. We could not have put this paw-mazing event together without your support. Finally, congrats to Faye Hanley the winner of our giveaway! We hope you and your adorable pup enjoy all of your new Uptown & City of SJ goodies.

Here are a few pictures from the Paw-ty! We hope to see you all again next year.

Faye Hanley, our giveaway winner!

The Paw-ty was rocking!

The Forever Friends Pet Memorials Booth!

The North Paw/Corey Nutrition Company Booth!

The Good Dogs Design/St. Martins Dog Boarding and Training Kennels Booth!

The ABC Dog Training Booth!

The SPCA Booth!

A shot from the Uptown Saint John/City of Saint John booth!

Uptown Events This Weekend! (August 11th-13th)

Featured Events:

Quality Block Party 1.2

All Weekend @ Various Locations Surrounding the Quality Block

Marathon By The Sea

All Weekend @ 333 Water Street, Adjacent to the Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal

Friday, August 11th:

80’s Flashback Weekend

5pm @ The Market Square Boardwalk

T.G.I.F. Party With Del

10pm @ Callahan’s Pub

The Sound Investments + Quinn Bonnell

11pm @ Peppers Pub

Saturday, August 12th:

Courtyard Concerts in King’s Square, Featuring Bonnett House

12pm @ King’s Square

Saint John Pride Parade

1pm @ King’s Square North -> Charlotte -> King Street -> Market Square

80’s Flashback Weekend

8pm @ The Market Square Boardwalk

Dance Party Saturday Night

10pm @ Callahan’s Pub

Soggy Beard + Drake Adams

11pm @ Peppers Pub

Sunday, August 13th:

Queen Square Farmers Market

9am @ Queen Square

The Paw Party

11am @ King’s Square

Sax On The Boardwalk

12pm @ The Market Square Boardwalk

Before The Mast

2pm @ The New Brunswick Museum

McGill’s and Sunday Laughternoons Present: Roast Battle Qualifying Round #1

4pm @ McGill’s

Drive In Classics

8pm @ The Market Square Boardwalk

It’s Paw Party Time!

Uptown Saint John invites you and your four-legged friends to this pro-pet event on Sunday, August 13th. Meet us in King’s Square between 11am-1pm to browse various pet focused vendor booths, enter in our giveaway and check out the Pupper Parade! The winner of our giveaway will be announced at 12:30pm. Don’t miss this paw-mazing event!

Our vendors include:

  • Global Pet Foods
  • Forever Friends Pet Memorials
  • Good Dogs Design
  • Saint Martins Dog Boarding and Training Kennels
  • North Paw
  • Corey Nutrition
  • The SPCA
  • The City of Saint John for “Bark Parks”
  • ABC Dog Training
  • Dog ‘n’ Sudz
  • Java Moose (providing coffee for the humans)

** Rain date: August 20th @ 11am-1pm in King’s Square



Uptown Events This Weekend! (July 7th-9th)

Friday, July 7th:


Conversations en français

12pm @ Saint John Free Public Library


Fresh Catch Seafood Feast & ParticipACTION

5pm @ Market Square


David R. Elliott Album Release

7pm @ Taco Pica


T.G.I.F. Party With Del

10pm @ Callahan’s Pub


Deathsticks | Nightbummerz | Right Shitty

11pm @ Peppers Pub

Saturday, July 8th:


Courtyard Concerts in King’s Square – Featuring McKinley Morrison Collective

12pm @ King’s Square


Titanic – Atlantic Canadian Connections

7:30pm @ NB Museum Mary Oland Theatre


Live at the Five & Dime: TH + LOA / Lew Moss and the Lost Cause

8pm @ Five & Dime


Yuk Yuk’s Presents: Peter White

8pm @ Yuk Yuk’s Saint John


Jaguar Disco Circus

10pm @ Peppers Pub


Dance Party Saturday Night

10pm @ Callahan’s Pub

Sunday, July 9th


Sax on the Boardwalk

12pm @ Market Square Boardwalk


All Canadian Whisky Tasting

4:30pm @ Hopscotch Whisky Bar


Create Over Cocktails Paint Night Saint John

7pm @ Saint John Ale House


Drive-In Classics (On the Waterfront)

8pm @ Market Square Boardwalk


Third Shift a Huge Success

This past Friday, the streets of Uptown filled with crowds as visitors flocked to tour local galleries and experience the phenomenon of Third Shift. The “art after dark” event, organized by Third Space Gallery, was a hit for the second year in a row. Here are a few photos!

Photo: Allie Ruigrok
Tinity Galleries showcased a new collection
Photo: Allie Ruigrok
Sarah Jones presented a new collection: Uptown/Sundown
Photo: Allie Ruigrok
Buckland Merrifield Gallery
Photo: Allie Ruigrok
A Third Shift artist with her installation
Photo: Allie Ruigrok
Canterbury Street filled with gallery-goers
Photo: Allie Ruigrok
Grannan Lane
Photo: Allie Ruigrok
Acre Architects’ Third Shift art installation “Papel Picado” on Germain Street