Shediac is the “Lobster Capital of the World” and the Lobster Festival has been held annually since 1948.
The “Pays de la Sagouine” is a reproduction of an Acadian fishing village, inspired by author Antonine Maillet. The small island’s interactive show features a combination of theatre, music, comedy, dance and cuisine.
Most local activities are dominated by the water. Some popular recreational areas include the Parlee Beach Provincial Park, which has the warmest salt waters north of Virginia, Plage L’Aboiteau, and Pointe-du-Chene Wharf.