Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the harvest and spend time thinking about what you are thankful for in your life. It is also a long weekend for most people, since many businesses are closed on Thanksgiving Monday. There still a lot of fun activities to do with your family and friends on the Thanksgiving weekend. Here are 16 things to do during Thanksgiving around Saint John.
1. Thanksgiving Brunch/Dinner – Rothesay
Enjoy Thanksgiving Brunch or dinner at the Shadow Lake Inn Robertson restaurant in Rothesay.
2. ‘Wife Goes On’ at Waterstreet Dinner Theatre – October 6, 2018
Gather your friends together and head to the Waterstreet Dinner Theatre for an evening of musical comedy and a delicious three-course meal. Wife Goes On will tell you the secret to a happy marriage.
3. Uncork Saint John Food & Drink Tour
The original Uncork Saint John Food & Drink Tour is full of fun and will let you explore the unique flavors of the city. There are five stops on the tour, where you can enjoy each businesses’ samples of their most popular food and drinks.
4. Fundy Seafood City Tour
Take a closer look at the amazing local seafood when you go on a Fundy Seafood City Tour. During the tour, you can sample a variety of fresh fish and shellfish from the Maritimes finest producers.
5. Saint John Brewery Tour
The Saint John Brewery Tour will take you to four popular brew-pubs and tasting rooms around Saint John. During the tour, you will learn the history of the Maritimes, while enjoying generous beer and food samples at each of the four stops.
6. A Night to Savour – October 6, 2018
A Night to Savour serves up the ultimate Thanksgiving dinner. This scrumptious four-course fall feast is created by Dennis The Prescott and celebrates fresh, local ingredients. It is a night of laughter, fun and great food.
7. Rhoda’s Flea Market
Rhoda’s Flea Market has been taking place since 1976 and takes place at Exhibition Park every Sunday year round. There is something for everyone at this flea market. While you are there, make sure to check out the all the vendors because you are never sure what treasures you are going to find.
8. Beer-unch – October 7, 2018
Beer-unch is a popular pub crawl that will take you around Saint John on Sunday morning. There is always something yummy to fill your tummy on this tour, along with being served a flight of beer at each stop. So, make sure to come hungry and leave full.
9. Saint John City Market
The Saint John City Market is the oldest market in North America because it has been going on since 1874. When you visit this popular market you will find cafes, farmers, butchers, fish stalls, and artisans that you can buy food and hand-made items from.
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10. Thanksgiving International Student Mixer – October 8, 2018
For international students, the Thanksgiving International Student Mixer is a great way of spending Thanksgiving. Meet new people, go on the walking tour around Uptown Saint John, and enjoy a great meal.
11. Queen Square Farmers Market
Thanksgiving weekend is the second to last week of the Queen Square Farmers Market. Farmers, artists, crafters, and food vendors gather to showcase their work. The vendors change weekly and some tailor their offerings depending on the time of year.
12. Green Pig Country Market – Salisbury
There is a lot of family fun to be had at the Green Pig Country Market. There is a pumpkin patch where you can find your ideal pumpkin. You can test your families’ maze solving skills in the corn maze. The farm stand is a great place to pick up all the vegetables you will need for a Thanksgiving feast.
13. Verger Belliveau Orchard – Memramcook
Verger Belliveau Orchard is one of Canada’s premier apple growers, and they have a wide variety of apples available at their U-pick. They offer wagon rides to the u-pick trees. If you get hungry, they have a café and a farm store. They also have a corn maze if you get bored with picking apples.
14. La Fleur du Pommier – Cocagne
There are lots of apples waiting for you to pick at the La Fleur du Pommier. Their farm store has many fresh products available for visitors to buy, like fresh apple cider, apple juice, apple jelly, and honey.
15. Uris Willams & Son Apple Orchard – Saint-Antoine
Take the family out to explore over 20 acres of apple trees at the Uris Williams & Sons Apple Orchard. You can pick your own apples or just tour the orchard. The farm store offers a variety of homemade goods that you can purchase, which will pair well with Thanksgiving dinner.
16. Riverview Orchards – Keswick
At Riverview Orchards, you can start a new Thanksgiving tradition by taking the whole family apple-picking. The wagon driver shuttles you to the fields with a horse and wagon. The farm also has a duck pond and corn maze to visit while you are there.