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Community Events

These are just some of the many events that are going on in Sussex each year. To see what is happening this month visit the Community Calendar!

Outdoor Summer Movies

During the months of July and August join us for a movie night under the stars. Watch films geared for the young and young at heart outdoors on the silver screen. This is a great FREE event for the whole family!

Atlantic International Balloon Fiesta

The largest hot air balloon festival in Atlantic Canada is always held the weekend after Labour Day in Sussex. That weekend Sussex is host to up to 30,000 visitors. It's not just hot air balloons that bring people here; there is something for everyone at the festival, including a giant craft fair, carnival, and more.


Sussex Flea Market

This annual event is always held the 3rd weekend in August. With over 750 vendors on the Princess Louise Park grounds and inside the various buildings located here, this event draws people from near and far, and everyone leaves with a smile.


Kings County Agricultural Fair

Since 1895 - Canada's longest running agricultural fair!

The Annual Kings County Agricultural Fair at Princess Louise Park Show Centre, Sussex, will be held during the last full week of August. View delicate handcrafted items while marveling at the best flowers and vegetables from local gardens. 4-H members exhibit their cattle and horses as we celebrate the region's proud agricultural heritage.

Annual Harvest Day Activities

The Agricultural Museum of New Brunswick will hold its annual Harvest Day activities in September in Sussex.

This end-of-summer event provides a full day of demonstrations of how the harvest was brought in on New Brunswick farms in years gone by. Grain threshing, turnip pulping and honey extraction are only some of the events that usually take place.


Canada Day Celebrations

The Sussex Canada Day Committee invites everyone to join them on July 1st to celebrate our national pride!

Festivities take place in Burton Park, and include: breakfast, kids games and bouncers, parade, entertainment, and spectacular fireworks! Visit our Facebook Page for more details.

New Brunswick Day Activities

New Brunswick Day in Sussex consists of many activities such as a free splash party at the Kiwanis Town Pool, a free BBQ with hotdogs and drinks, and the New Brunswick Merit Award presentations.

Entertainment is provided as well with an open stage with local entertainers. Bring your own instruments and voices and join in the fun - try the kareoke machine.
Visit our Facebook Page for more details.