New Brunswick Day celebration to take place in Pokemouche

The province says the community of Pokemouche will host the official 2019 New Brunswick Day celebration.

Robert Gauvin, Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, says, "I am convinced that the people of Pokemouche and the surrounding area will provide all New Brunswickers with memorable festivities that will highlight our rich heritage, the natural beauty of the area, the vitality of our cultures, and our legendary hospitality."

According to a press release, New Brunswick Day has been celebrated since 1976, and an official host community has been chosen since 1990.

Premier Blaine Higgs says, "I encourage all New Brunswickers to take part in the festivities to honour our history, our cultures, and the achievements of our residents."

New Brunswick Day is Monday August 5.