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.

Latest News

MacDonald Farm is Officially Closed for the Season

September 16, 2020

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all who visited the farm this summer it certainly has been a different season but we look forward to things returning to normal for 2021! Here are a few highlights from this season to enjoy until next year!

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FSG Wee Digital Ceilidh!

July 2, 2020

August 7-9th, 2020 In March we made the heartbreaking decision to cancel the 2020 Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games and postpone our 75th anniversary celebrations until 2021. Since then we have received an outpouring of support from you, our patrons.As a thank-you for all your well-wishes we are pleased…

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MacDonald Farm Opening Day

June 22, 2020

We are so excited to announce that MacDonald Farm will be opening on July 2, 2020! We will have a modified operating schedule this year due to Covid -19!We will be open Thursday to Sunday this year from 12 noon to 8 pm and closed Monday -Wednesday!Spread the word and…

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Miramichi Scottish Festival • August 19-21, 2022

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

Wilson's 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 Seasonally June to October daily from 9:30 to 4:30