The last long weekend of summer is coming, but you can still have a lot of summer fun this coming Labour Day Weekend around Saint John. So, make plans with your friends and family to take part in some of the activities listed below and have a whole lot of fun this long weekend in Saint John.
Painting Ceramic with Amy
Let your creative juices flow and paint your own pottery. You can pick from awesome mugs, beautiful bowls, and even cute Christmas ornaments to decorate with your favourite designs.
September 5, 2020 from 1 pm – 3 pm
358 Rothesay Ave, Unit 202B, Saint John
$5 – $25
Late Night Special
Kick off the Labour Day weekend with a cold pitcher of beer and nachos or wings for $24 at Churchill’s Pub & Church Street Steakhouse.
Every night from 9 pm to 12 am
8 Grannan Street, Uptown Saint John
Old Skool and the Gang
Head to the Boardwalk for some last minute summer fun as Old Skool and the Gang take the stage. Dance the night away with your friends to all your old favorite songs.
September 4, 2020 from 6 pm – 8 pm
It wouldn’t be a long weekend without brunch. Every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 am to 4 pm, Churchill’s Pub & Church Street Steakhouse serves up brunch and offers special drink prices.
September 5 & 6, 2020 from 10:30 am to 4 pm
8 Grannan Street, Uptown Saint John
Go on a Private Uncork Saint John Tour
While tours are looking a little different this year due to COVID-19, you can still take an Uncork Saint John Tour. Private tours are available and will take you to local breweries to sample local beers and delicious food.
From $109 per person
Kick off the weekend with an amazing breakfast buffet. Grab your friends and head to Buccaneer’s Pub & Eatery for a special Labour Day breakfast or brunch.
Every Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm
Buccaneer’s Pub & Eatery, 24 Main Street West, Saint John
Brundage Point Market
Brundage Point Market offers something for everyone because it features local vendors selling everything from A to Z. Enjoy food from across the globe, fresh baking, locally grown produce and fine hand made soap.
September 4, 2020 from 2 pm – 6 pm
4 Ferry Road, Brundage Point River Centre, Grand Bay-Westfield
Get to Know Saint John Walking Tour Series
Starting at Harbour Passage, this tour will explore Uptown Saint John’s public artwork. Hear about the artists and their artwork on this hour-long tour. September 5th is the last tour of the summer.
September 5, 2020 from11:30 am – 12:30 pm
1 Market Square, Saint John
Queen Square Farmers Market
On Saturday mornings, Queen Square is home to a popular Farmers Market. Spend some time relaxing in the park and check out what the local farmers and artisans are offering.
September 6, 2020 from 9 am – 2 pm
Queen Square South, Saint John
River Bay Adventures
Get ready for a fantastic outdoor adventure on the Bay of Fundy with River Bay Adventures. Go kayaking, explore the St. Martins sea caves, find lighthouses or just simply ride the waves of the Bay of Fundy, the choice is yours.
70 Westminster Ct, Saint John
Bella’s Traditional Ice Cream
Celebrate the last long weekend of summer with scrumptious homemade ice cream. Made from fresh ingredients from local farmers, Bella’s Traditional ice cream is made with love in small batches daily.
87 Germain Street, Saint John
Saint John City Market
Pay a visit to the oldest continuing farmers market in Canada over the Labour Day weekend. Explore the market to see what is fresh and in season, and take the self-guided tour to explore the history of the market.
47 Charlotte Street, Saint John
Walk on the Ocean Floor
Due to the high tides of the Bay of Fundy, it is possible to walk and even picnic on the ocean floor. During low tide, you can walk on the ocean floor and explore the wondrous sea caves around St. Martins beach.
St. Martins, NB
Irving Nature Park
Just minutes from downtown Saint John, the Irving Nature Park is 600 acres of gorgeous green space to explore on the Bay of Fundy coastline. Take a hike on the boardwalk out to the lookout points where you can take in the views and spot local wildlife.
1790 Sand Cove Road, Saint John
Fundy Trail Parkway
Hit the road to experience the beautiful Bay of Fundy coastline. The parkway and walking trail winds past spectacular pristine beaches, beautiful waterfalls, and the worlds highest tides. You can make stops along the way to enjoy the breathtaking views.
3 Fundy Trail Parkway, Salmon River
Day Pass for -Adult: $9.50, Senior: $8.50, Youth: $5.50, Family: $30, Ambassador: $34.00
Bowl a perfect game or throw some strikes at Bowlarama. Enjoy a regular game of bowling, or go cosmic bowling when the black lights come on. You can also test your gaming skills against your family and friends in the Arcade Alley.
248 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John
Breakout Saint John
Are you up for a challenge this long weekend? If so, Breakout Saint John has you covered. Pick from 5 themed rooms and grab a friend or two to see if you can solve the puzzles and beat the clock.
212 McAllister Drive, Suite 107A, Parkway Mall, Saint John
From $25 per person
Oasis Trampoline Park
Burn off some of your excess energy by climbing, swinging, spinning and jumping around the Oasis Trampoline Park. Open the long weekend, it is a wonderful option if the weather is not cooperating with your outdoor plans.
213 Parkway Mall, 212 McAllister Drive, Saint John
$10 – $17
Quispamsis Arts and Culture Park
Stop and smell the roses at the Quispamsis Arts and Culture Park. The park hosts live music and movies in the park throughout the year, so check their website often for new events. Spend some time relaxing in nature with your family and friends.
12 Landing Court, Quispamsis
East Coast Bistro
East Coast Bistro is serving up delectable house-made French meals. Enjoy freshly made bread and sweet treats in the cafe or you can take them to go.
60 Prince William St, Saint John
Go Apple Picking
Visit a Saint John and pick early season apples.
Go on a Road Trip
- Acadian Coastal Drive: Following the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Acadian Coastal Drive showcases New Brunswick’s rich Acadian heritage. The Acadian Coastal Drive can be started at any point in the approximately 750km scenic route.
- River Valley Scenic Drive: The River Valley Scenic Drive explores two of New Brunswick’s largest cities and takes you to the western edge of the province along Saint John River. Take in the views of Eastern Canada’s longest river and experience why this drive is one of the best ways to discover New Brunswick.