Busy weekend in Hartland

by | Aug 3, 2023

Covered Bridge Community to celebrate N.B. Day and its iconic bridge with four days of excitement

Four days of excitement will begin Friday evening under the shadow of the World’s Longest Covered Bridge as Hartland celebrates its annual Bridge Fest from Aug 4 to 7.

From a comedy show on the bridge Friday evening to the annual New Brunswick Covered Bridge Market on Monday, the four-day festival offers scores of entertainment and activity options.

Friday, from 7 to 11:30 p.m., sees comedians Michael Miskimen, Jeremy Campbell, Matt Keena, Scott Campagna and Neal Mundle delivering laughs while singer Zach Peters offers musical entertainment.

Saturday provides a full day of family activities, beginning at 9 a.m. with a guided nature walk hosted by the Becaguimac Trail Association and ending with fireworks on the waterfront.

A Saturday highlight for adults is the Big Bridge Beer Gardens on the waterfront by the library, with the River Road Country Band providing the entertainment.Sunday offers another full day of family activities, highlighted by the annual Hartland Parade at 1:30 p.m. and a free family concert from 3 to 5 p.m. on the waterfront.

The annual New Brunswick Day Covered Bridge Market, featuring more than 170 vendors on and around the famous bridge, will highlight Monday’s full day of family activities, including games, music, colour run, yoga and dancing.

Check out the Big Bridge Fest Facebook page for a busy schedule of events and activities over the New Brunswick Day long weekend in Hartland.

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