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!
Type of Trip
More than 4 Hours
What To Expect
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
Where You'll Be
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Make sure to stop by and say hello to May Moore!
St. Martins' very own award-winning artist has been painting and selling art for over forty years. Her pieces feature beautiful flowers and landscapes of the area. Her location is the perfect place to get a one-of-a-kind keepsake that perfectly portrays your visit to this historic town on the Bay of Fundy.
This local delicacy might be an acquired taste, is packed full of amazing health benefits (see below) that might convince you to try it. You can eat it dried or add it to your favorite recipes to give the an additional umami flavour. Make sure to stop by Huttges and grab a bag!
Pro Tip: See dulse somewhere else and want to try it? Get the one in a paper bag.
Make sure you stop in and check out The Mercantile for gifts and souvenirs. The owner makes many of the items herself - using treasures she collects from the beach. You'll be amazed at her creativity and crafty skill! These adorable items will make you smile and will be wonderful keepsakes of your time with us.
There is a curated adventure around every corner and we are here to lay it all out for you.