The Highland Society of New Brunswick at Miramichi is a volunteer, not-for-profit, charitable organization. Our purpose is to celebrate Scottish culture and provide an opportunity for education and growth of this diverse culture.  The society became incorporated on April 11th, 1846.

To become a member or apply for a scholarship go to our Highland Society page and download the appropriate application.

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October 3, 2019

MIRAMICHI HIGHLAND FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE AUGUST 21-23 2020. Starting with the Candlelit Tartar Banquest at the Riverside Entertainment Center. Entertainment by the Lumber Jills. Mark your calendars now.

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September 9, 2019

Beginning Sunday September 15th then again Sunday September 29th, October 6th, and October 13th Wilson’s Point Historic Site Our popular event returns for the fall season. Join William Davidson as he takes you on an impromptu personal tour of his beloved Point. Meet him in front of the little church…

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Miramichi Scottish Festival

August 11, 2019

August 23-25th Friday, August 23 Miramichi Scottish Festival Tartan Candlelight Banquet6:00pmRiverside Entertainment CentreBeginning at 6pm meet and greet your fellow clans members until 7pm when the candlelight banquet gets underway with the piping in and ode to the Haggis, Introductions of Clan Tartans, speeches and Grace will take place prior…

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Miramichi Scottish Festival • August 23-25, 2019

Join the Clans to celebrate the Scottish culture on the Miramichi. Enjoy music, song, dance, competitions, demonstrations, exhibitions and much, much more. Entertainment will feature many talents.


MacDonald Farm Provincial Heritage Site • Mid June to End of August

A Must-See cultural attraction located in Bartibog in a pastoral setting overlooking the Miramichi River. A tour of the restored property, in the company of costumed guides, will take you back to the 1820s when the family of Scottish settler, Alexander MacDonald, helped to develop the area. Visit the grand manor house made of Scottish stone, savour the smells of traditional foods, view embroidery and domestic crafts, and observe gardening and the daily care of farm animals.

Interpetive Center built in 2004 is modeled after the original 1791 church.

Wilson’s Point - At The Enclosure

Wilsons Point is a site with great significance to the history of Miramichi. Many of the earliest English speaking settlers lived and were buried in this area and it holds the history of our Scottish ancestors.

Open Seasonal June to September, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm daily