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Fundy Sea Shanty Festival
Fundy Sea Shanty Festival
Fundy Sea Shanty Festival
Fundy Sea Shanty Festival
Fundy Sea Shanty Festival
Fundy Sea Shanty Festival

Fundy Sea Shanty Festival

Come experience the Sea Shanty Festival!

This is a multi-day experience filled with food, artists' booths and (most importantly) concerts featuring Sea Shanties old and young! This international festival is the only one of its kind in Atlantic Canada!

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Type of Trip

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Location

St. Martins

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Distance

1

km

Time

More than 4 Hours

Cost

$

What To Expect

Trip Highlights

The Fundy Sea Shanty Festival in St. Martins, New Brunswick, is a lively celebration of maritime culture, music, and the seafaring traditions that have shaped the region. This annual festival attracts locals and visitors from far and wide, offering a vibrant and immersive experience.

During the festival, the picturesque coastal village of St. Martins comes alive with the sound of sea shanties and traditional maritime music. Musicians, singers, and shanty groups from near and far gather to perform lively and soul-stirring melodies that evoke the spirit of the sea.


The festival features a diverse lineup of concerts, performances, workshops, and sing-alongs that showcase the rich maritime heritage of the area. Visitors can join in the fun by learning sea shanties, participating in workshops on traditional music, or simply tapping their feet to the infectious rhythms.


In addition to the musical performances, the festival offers a range of activities and attractions. Local artisans showcase their maritime-themed crafts, and there are opportunities to learn about boat building, fishing techniques, and other aspects of the seafaring way of life. Delicious seafood and local culinary delights are also on offer, ensuring a complete sensory experience for festival-goers.


The Fundy Sea Shanty Festival provides a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the maritime culture of St. Martins and celebrate the rich history and traditions of the sea. It's a time to come together, enjoy music and camaraderie, and honor the enduring spirit of the seafaring community.

Whether you're a fan of sea shanties, maritime history, or simply seeking a lively and memorable experience, the Fundy Sea Shanty Festival in St. Martins is sure to leave you with a deep appreciation for the cultural fabric of this coastal village.


August 11-13 2023

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Fundy Sea Shanty Festival

Kayaking

Explore the St. Martins sea caves by kayak!

Immerse yourself in the Bay of Fundy by enjoying a guided kayak tour. On a calm day, paddling under covered bridges in the historic harbour, discovering the Fundy Trail coastline, and enjoying smoked salmon on the beach makes for an exquisite adventure. This unique experience takes you up close and personal to the stunning red rock cliffs, reminding you of the majesty of nature.

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The Marsh - Bird Watching

The Marsh is one of the best spots to visit, if you're interested in bird watching! This wide expanse of marshland is the perfect habitat for a large array of species. Some of the commonly-seen birds in the area are pheasants, grouse, ducks, eagles, gulls, and many more. Check out websites like ebird.org for rare bird alerts while on the go!

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Bonfires

Join in on a local tradition of bonfires on the beach!

The crackling fires and calming ocean waves lead to some of the most amazing stories and conversations you'll ever experience.

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