There is always a lot happening in and around Moncton. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a shopping spree, or a fun weekend with the whole family, you’re covered! From world-class golf and sporting facilities to some of the best shopping and dining experiences in Atlantic Canada, Moncton has something for everyone. Take some time to explore all there is to see and do in Moncton!
Check out The Tidal Bore – located just out back of the hotel. The tidal bore, which is caused by the Bay of Fundy tides, happens twice a day. Watch the water in the Petitcodiac River roll back upstream in one wave that can go up to 60cm in height!
Planning a vacation for the family? Magic Mountain Water Park, Boardwalk & Butterfly World, Magnetic Hill, Magnetic Hill Zoo and TreeGo are must visit attractions for those families looking to create some long lasting summer fun memories. Centennial Park, which boasts 230 acres of scenic parkland, an artificial turf sports field, high quality tennis courts and lawn bowling greens, is a family favorite in the summer and winter months. Summer fun includes the SplashPark, Centennial Beach, and TreeGo. Winter fun includes the longest lit cross-country ski trail in Eastern Canada, sledding hills, snowshoeing, a lit outdoor skating oval, as well as the KaBoom! rink. Weather not cooperating during your stay – don’t let a little rain ruin your vacation. There’s still a variety of activities to do and spots to visit that will keep you and your family dry: Dieppe Aquatic Center, Get Air Trampoline Park, Mystery Moncton Escape Rooms, DIY Studio and The Play Cafe just to name a few!
Are you a bit of a history buff? Do museums and historic sites intrigue you? Then you won’t want to miss visiting the following places on your next visit: The Acadian Museum, Moncton Museum, Aberdeen Cultural Center, London-Wul Fiber Arts (Lakeburn) and Resurgo Place.
Do you love the thrill of the hunt and finding the best deals? Moncton has just what you need to fulfil your shopping desires. From the Champlain Mall – New Brunswick’s largest shopping centre to stores like Bass Pro Shop & Costco, there’s something for everyone! Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning before the big box stores open? Why not visit the Marché Moncton Market or the Dieppe Market for some local finds.
Want to experience New Brunswick’s magnificent Bay of Fundy and Acadian coastal landscapes without the hassle of trying to coordinate everything on your own? Sit back and leave all the guess work up to the professionals at Roads to Sea Guided Tours – you won’t be disappointed!
If you don’t mind going outside of the city limits – we suggest you try and fit some of these attractions into your vacations plans: Le Pays de la Sagouine, Shediac Bay Cruises, Parlee Beach – Shediac, Broadleaf Guest Ranch, Cape Enrage, Fundy National Park of Canada, The Hopewell Rocks and Fort Beausejour.
Other businesses that may catch your attention and make you want to visit are: Casino NB, The Magnetic Hill Winery, Moncton Public Library, The Capitol Theatre and The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada.
Avenir Centre is also a great place to visit to see if there are any big events happening while you’re in Moncton or you can always visit our events calendar, which is kept up to date with local happenings in the area.