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Sackville, New Brunswick, is located in the centre of Canada’s Maritime Provinces. We are five minutes from the Nova Scotia border; 40 minutes to the Confederation Bridge linking P.E.I.; 30 minutes to Moncton and two hours to Halifax.

Scroll down to find your way to Sackville.

Sackville Town Map

 

  • Car

    The Trans-Canada Highway (#2) bisects Sackville at exits 500, 504 and 506, while Highway #106 from Moncton passes through the center of town.

  • Train

    VIA Rail Canada operates regular service to Sackville towards Halifax (east) and Quebec (west).

  • Plane

    Catch a daily flight out of the Greater Moncton International Airport via Air Canada and WestJet, which make international connections.

  • Bus

    Convenient and affordable bus service is available to and from Sackville via Coach Atlantic and Maritime Bus.

  • Cycle

    The Trans-Canada Trail passes through Sackville, heading towards Port Elgin via the original right-of-way of the New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island Railway.

  • Walk

    Walking in Sackville is easy and pleasant. To find your way around town, download our town map.

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It’s time to explore

Discover festivals and events, restaurants and bars, and independent stores and galleries that will make your Sackville visit special.

Let’s go!

🎑 Hinchey's Rides & Amusements is coming to town! 🎒

Join us for thrilling rides, fun games, and unforgettable memories:

πŸ“… September 22-23, 2023
πŸ•“ Friday: 4:00-10:00pm
πŸ•› Saturday: 12:00-10:00pm
πŸ“ MTA King Street Parking Lot Field

🎟️ Ticket Info:

Single Ticket: $1.25
Bundle of 15: $15
Bundle of 30: $25
Bracelet: $30

Grab your tickets and let the fun begin! πŸŽ πŸΏπŸŽ‰

#HincheysAmusements #FallFair
πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ Ready, set, run! The Main Street Mile is back for Sackville Fall Fair on Sept 23 at 1pm. A cherished tradition for runners everywhere! πŸ‚

πŸ“ Register now: link in bio
🏁 #MainStreetMile #SackvilleFallFair
🎢 Ukulele Strum Along! 🎢

Join us every Friday from 1-2pm at Bill Johnstone Memorial Activity Centre. No need to book, just drop in and strum away!

Got questions? Give us a ring at 364-4951.

#UkuleleFridays
πŸ’ Morning Pick-Up Hockey Alert! πŸ’

Join us at Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre every Mon, Wed, & Fri from 9-10am.

Lace up and hit the ice with us! #SackvilleHockey 

#Hockey
πŸŽ‰ Parade Alert for 2023 Fall Fair! πŸŽ‰ 

Mark your spot along our vibrant parade route and get ready to be dazzled by an array of fantastic floats and enthusiastic organizations! Start time is 1pm. 

This is one procession you won't want to miss. Gather your friends and family, and let's celebrate together! πŸŽˆπŸš— 

#FallFairParade2023 #TantramarTraditions
🎢 Venue Change Alert! 🎢 

Our Fall Fair Saturday Musical extravaganza is now rocking the Main Tent at 96 Main Street instead of the Bandstand. 

Swing by for an unforgettable musical experience, and let the rhythms of fall sweep you away! πŸ‚πŸŽ€ 

#FallFairBeats #MainStreetMelodies
🚧 Heads up, Tantramar residents! 🚧
Pond Shore Rd. will be temporarily closed today, Sept 20th, from 8:30AM to 4:00PM between Church St. and Station Rd. This is to facilitate a culvert replacement. 

We appreciate your understanding and patience. Please plan your routes accordingly and stay safe!
πŸ‚πŸŒ² Trailblazers After-School Program πŸŒ²πŸ‚

Unplug and reconnect with nature! 🌳 Inviting all kids (grades K-8) to join us outdoors, rain or shine. 

Dive into adventures and learn the wonders of the wild starting October 11, 2023. 

Register here: www.sackville.com/programs

#BackToNature #Trailblazers2023 #OutdoorLearning
🚧 Roadwork Update for Sackville 🚧

Attention residents! Resurfacing of Salem Street & York Street is scheduled Thursday - Friday, September 21-22 (weather dependent). 

Salem St will be closed from Main St to Estabrooks St and York St will be closed from Salem St to Lansdowne St. 

The streets will be closed to through traffic but will remain accessible to local residents. See detour map above.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to improve our roads. Stay safe and plan your routes accordingly! πŸš—πŸ›‘

#SackvilleRoadwork #CommunityUpdate #StayInformed
πŸŽ‰ Lace up those skates! πŸŽ‰

We're thrilled to announce that public skates are back and FREE for everyone at the Tantramar Veteran's Memorial Civic Centre!

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ Parent & Tot Skates:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:15 - 11:15 am
πŸ” Lunchtime Skates:

Monday to Friday: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
🌟 General Public Skates:

Sundays (times vary)
For the most accurate and up-to-date skating times, head over to www.sackville.com/programs and click on the Civic Centre schedule. See you on the ice! ⛸️
Ventriloquist Norma McNight is hosting a family show at 6:00 pm at the Civic Center, 182 Main St, on Thursday, September 21st! 

Be sure not to miss out! 

Free entry.
Tantramar's #ShopLocal Passport is here! 

πŸ‚ Spend at local businesses, earn rewards, and you might just bag a $1,000 shopping spree. πŸŽ‰ 

More info @ sackville.com! 

#TantramarRewards #ShopLocal
🚨 IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Emergency Department at Horizon’s Sackville Memorial Hospital will be temporarily closed TODAY, September 18, 2023, due to staffing shortages. 

It will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19. 

During this time, emergency care will not be available at SMH. If you need medical care, please consider other options like your primary care provider, pharmacist, after-hours clinics, or Tele-Care 811. 

For guidance on the best care options, visit www.sowhywait.ca. In case of a medical emergency, always call 911. 

Thank you for your understanding.

#Sackville #TantramarUpdates
πŸŽ‰ Good news, Sackville residents and visitors! Our Visitor Information Centre is back open today with regular hours. Drop by and say hello! 🌞
Rainfall, Wind and Tropical Storm Warnings remain in effect for Tantramar. Staff continue to monitor conditions. If you have a Public Works emergency, please call (506) 364-4960. Stay safe!
🚫🌧️ Heads up, Sackville residents and visitors! Due to the incoming storm, our Visitor Information Centre will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, September 16th, 2023. Stay safe and make sure to check back for further updates. #SackvilleSafetyFirst
πŸŒͺ️ Attention Tantramar: Tropical Storm Lee is on its way! Secure your patio furniture and other yard items. Be aware of potential flooding and road closures over the weekend.

Our teams are on standby, ready to respond if needed. 

Stay safe and informed! 

Register for Voyent Alert system in case of emergencies πŸ‘‡
πŸ”—https://sackville.com/2022/01/town-launches-voyent-alert-emergency-notification-system/

Read more in our news release πŸ‘‡
πŸ”—https://sackville.com/2023/09/tropical-storm-lee-preparations-and-updates-for-tantramar-residents/

#TropicalStormLee #AtlanticCanadaSafety πŸŒŠπŸƒ
🚧 Attention, Tantramar residents! York Street between Lansdowne Street and Salem Street is temporarily closed due to ongoing construction work. 

Unfortunately, due to weather conditions, the closure will extend overnight. 

We appreciate your understanding and patience. Please adjust your routes accordingly and stay tuned for updates. 

Drive safely!
🚧 ROADWORK ALERT in Tantramar! 🚧

Today, Thursday, September 14th,  we're continuing a crucial culvert replacement on Pond Shore Road. Here's what you need to know:

⚠️The section between Main Street and Station Road will be closed.
Detours will be in place via Church Street.

πŸ“The specific work zone is between Uphill Drive and Civic #59 Pond Shore Road.

The work should be completed by this afternoon. 

I appreciate your patience and cooperation! πŸ›£οΈπŸ”§ 

#TantramarRoadwork #CommunityUpdate #SafetyFirst
πŸ‚ Our 21st Annual Sackville Fall Fair is just around the corner, and we've got a lineup bursting with excitement! 

Here's a glimpse of the week in a nutshell. πŸ₯œ

πŸ“†Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and let's celebrate together as a community! πŸŽƒπŸ 

#SackvilleFallFair  #CommunityCelebration #FallFair
🚨 TEST ALERT: Voyent Alert System 🚨

With Hurricane Lee on the horizon, staying informed and prepared is very important. That's why we're inviting you to join our new emergency alert system, Voyent Alert. We'll be conducting a test run tomorrow, Thursday, September 14th at 10am.

What's Voyent Alert System? 
Voyent Alert is an app that offers personalized, enriched media alerts during critical emergencies, providing you with detailed maps, visuals, and relevant information. Whether it's extreme weather warnings, gas line breaks, or road closures, you'll be in the know.

Don't miss out on vital updates! Register for Voyent Alert now and ensure you and your loved ones stay safe and informed. 

πŸ”—https://sackville.com/residents/public-safety/

#StayAlert #StaySafe
🚧 Road Closure Alert for today, September 13 🚧

Salem Street, between York and Estabrooks, will be temporarily closed today, September 13th, starting at 7:00 am to finalize the removal of asphalt around structures. Dexter informs us that the cold milling phase is almost done.

We truly value the patience of our residents and the Mount Allison community during this time. 

Please note: once the roads reopen, there will be uneven surfaces until paving is finalized. Drive safely and exercise caution. 

Thank you for your understanding! πŸ›‘πŸš— 

#TantramarTrafficUpdate #SafetyFirst
🚧 ROADWORK ALERT in Tantramar! 🚧

Today, Wednesday, September 13th, at 8:30 am, we're undertaking a crucial culvert replacement on Pond Shore Road. Here's what you need to know:

⚠️The section between Main Street and Station Road will be closed.
Detours will be in place via Church Street.

πŸ“The specific work zone is between Uphill Drive and Civic #59 Pond Shore Road.

We understand the inconvenience this might cause and appreciate your patience and understanding. Safety is our top priority, and this work is essential for our community's infrastructure. Please plan your routes accordingly and stay safe!

Thank you for your cooperation! πŸ›£οΈπŸ”§ 

#TantramarRoadwork #CommunityUpdate #SafetyFirst
🎨🎡 Bordertown Festival 2023: Celebrating Arts, Music & Hospitality! 🎡🎨

Sackville is proud to present the Bordertown Festival from Nov 17-20. Dive into a vibrant blend of arts, music, and community spirit.

πŸ“’ CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! πŸ“’
Are you part of a local community association? Want to host an event or activity during the festival? We might have funding to support your initiative! Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of something special.

Deadline: September 17, 2023.
🌟 Calling all students! 🌟 

We're on the hunt for a dedicated Student Civic Centre Attendant for Fall 2023. Dive into a dynamic role where you'll collaborate with our rink staff, ensuring the Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre operates seamlessly. 

From moving hockey nets to maintaining cleanliness, this role offers a mix of responsibilities.

πŸ“… Working Days: Evenings & Weekends
πŸ’° Rate: $16.50/hr
πŸ“ Location: Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

Deadline to apply: September 22, 2023.
Come be part of our vibrant team! πŸ’πŸ₯… 

#TantramarJobs #StudentOpportunity #JoinOurTeam
We're hiring!

🌟 Join our team and make a difference after school! We're on the hunt for Trailblazers Leaders! πŸŽ’βœ¨

πŸ”Ή 5 student positions are up for grabs
πŸ”Ή Work up to 6 hrs. weekly
πŸ”Ή Earn $16.50/hr
πŸ”Ή Duration: Mid-October to December 2023

Apply by September 19th, 2023. Be a Trailblazer! πŸš€ 

πŸ”— https://sackville.com/tos_careers/trailblazers-leaders/ 

#HiringNow #TrailblazersTeam
Only two more days to submit your Citizen of the Year nominations!  Visit www.sackville.com/fallfair to download a nomination form.
Paper copies of the 2024 budget survey are available at:
Dorchester Library- 3516 Cape Rd, Dorchester NB
Sackville Library- 66 Main St, Sackville NB
Town Hall- 31C Main Street, Sackville NB
πŸ“’ Attention Tantramar Residents,

We cordially invite you to a special budget meeting on September 19th, 2023, at 7pm in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, 31C Main Street, Sackville, NB. 

πŸ›οΈ This is a pivotal opportunity for individuals, local groups, and organizations to provide feedback, make presentations (maximum 5 minutes), and discuss the budget priorities for 2024.

πŸ“ If you or your organization wishes to make a presentation, please ensure to contact Clerk Donna Beal at d.beal@sackville.com or call (506) 364-4930 by September 12, 2023, to secure a slot on the public agenda.

Your participation is crucial in guiding the financial future of Tantramar. 🀝 

#TantramarBudgetDiscussion #SpecialMeeting #Tantramar #Sackville #Dorchester
πŸ₯ Exciting news, Sackville! Ultimate Frisbee is back this fall! 
πŸ“… Dates: Sept 14th to Nov 16th, every Thursday
⏰ Time: 7-9pm
πŸ“ Location: Lorne Street Soccer Field
πŸ’° Cost: Only $20 (includes a cool t-shirt!)

Ready to dive, dash, and catch? Register now and secure your spot! Limited spaces available.
πŸ”— sackville.com/programs
πŸ‚ Get ready to 'Fall in Love' with the magic of the season at the Fall Fair Parade! 🍁 

Join us on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 1:00pm. 

Want to be part of the spectacle? 

We're now welcoming parade entries! πŸŽ‰ 

Secure your spot by visiting www.sackville.com/fallfair or emailing getactive@sackville.com. 

#SackvilleFallFair
🚧 Important Notice for Sackville Residents and Visitors Salem St. (from Main St. to Estabrooks St.) and York St. (from Salem St. to Lansdowne St.) will be closed for Asphalt Milling. 

The closure starts at 7 AM on Sept 11 and will last until dusk on Sept 12. Only local traffic will be permitted during this time. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this necessary maintenance.
TODAY UNTIL 2 PM - Come by the Visitor Information Centre at 34 Mallard Dr to see Waterfowl Park Youth Artist-in-Residence Mary Coates. See the art she created this summer and chat with her (and have a complimentary doughnut and coffee!)
🚧 Important Notice for Sackville Residents and Visitors Salem St. (from Main St. to Estabrooks St.) and York St. (from Salem St. to Lansdowne St.) will be closed for Asphalt Milling. 

The closure starts at 7 AM on Sept 11 and will last until dusk on Sept 12. Only local traffic will be permitted during this time. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this necessary maintenance.
🎨 Exciting News, Tantramar Art Lovers! 🎨

Introducing Mary Coates, our 2023 Youth Waterfowl Park Artist-in-Residence.

Join us on Sept 9th at the Visitor Centre to witness the magic she's created this summer. 

πŸ“ 34 Mallard Dr.
πŸ•› 12-2 pm

#TantramarArt #MeetTheArtist #WaterfowlPark
πŸ›Ά Calling all floaters and boaters! The 'Anything That Floats Race' is  back and making waves again. 

Hosted by the Church by the Lake, they're challenging every church, community group, business, and brave soul out there. 

Do you have a unique watercraft? Show it off! 

Join us on Sunday, September 24, 2023, from 2:00-3:00 pm at Lillas Fawcett Park. 

Register and get all the details at www.sackville.com/fallfair. 🌊 

#AnythingThatFloatsSackville
It’s budget season in Tantramar and we want to hear from YOU! Your insights play an important role in shaping the direction Tantramar takes in 2024. Complete the budget survey here: https://ow.ly/5n4r50PIR0n
πŸŽ‰ Gear up, Tantramar! The Sports and Recreation Fair is THIS Thursday! πŸ€πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ 

With 20+ organizations showcasing, it's your one-stop spot to explore clubs, sign up, and dive into the action. 

Don't miss out on the fun – see you there! 🌟 

#TantramarSportsFair
Congratulations to Peep & Keep Ecotique on their recent opening. An "ecotique" browsery celebrating our unique ecology and heritage in the Fundy Biosphere. Located in the historic Bell Inn Building in Dorchester, 3515 Cape Rd.
Waterfowl Park Youth Artist-in-Residence - Meet the Artist

Mary Coates, the 2023 Youth Waterfowl Park Artist-in-Residence, will present her artwork on Sept 9th at the Visitor Center at 34 Mallard Dr. Drop by between 12-2 pm to meet Mary and see her artwork from this summer!
Be smart, be safe as kids return to school! Watch for children around parked cars, stop for buses loading or unloading, and respect school zones.
Free corn at Bill Johnstone!  Find a staff member to grab some!
Congratulations to the recently opened  Wild Carnivore Pet Store - "Sackville’s Local Pet Store!" Dedicated to providing the highest quality products and great service for your furry companions. They can’t wait to meet all your pets!
Tomorrow, Friday September 1st, is move-in day for Mount Allison students on campus. There will be lots of traffic, so please avoid the King St, South side residences and Lansdowne parking lots if possible. Join us in welcoming them to Sackville and Tantramar!
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