the weather. Note that this is a partial list that may be
updated as I learn about other events taking place.
Unfortunately, trying to keep track of events across the
country is a bit too much for me so I will only be keeping track
of upcoming New Brunswick events.
[Fredericton] - The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee flag will be
raised in front of City Hall on June 2, 2022 at 10 am. Her
Honour, Brenda Murphy, Lieutenant Governor of New
Brunswick and Fredericton Deputy Mayor Greg Ericson will
be in attendance. The public is invited to attend. In addition
to the flag raising, details about the planting of a grove of
trees to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will be
announced. City Hall will be lit in purple from June 2-5.
Fascinator Making Workshops
[Saint Andrews] - The Wee Fabric Shop in Market Square is
hosting two fascinator making workshops (1pm - 3pm & 6pm
- 8pm) to help you get all decked out for the Royal weekend.
Suitable for all ages. There will be a “best fascinator” contest
on Saturday at the Algonquin if you choose to participate. $10
per person, per class.
Friday, June 3
British Pub Crawl
[Saint Andrews] - Kick off the Platinum Jubilee weekend with
a British pub crawl in historic St. Andrews by-the-Sea.
Participating pubs will be featuring their best British-inspired
dishes and drafts on special. List of participating pubs
available locally. 5pm to 10pm.
Saturday, June 4
Tree planting and Reception
[Hopewell Cape] - The Albert County Museum will be
holding a tree planting and reception starting at 1 pm to
honour the 70th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. There
will be special guests, music, and a display of royal
Afternoon Tea & Fascinators at the Algonquin Resort
[Saint Andrews] - Enjoy a selection of fine teas, homemade
finger sandwiches, scones and pastries by the Algonquin’s
pastry chef. $35+ per person. Seating is limited, so kindly
please reserve: email@example.com. Wear a
fascinator if you are feeling fancy!
NB Youth Orchestra at KIRA Amphitheatre
[Saint Andrews] - Experience the internationally-acclaimed
New Brunswick Youth Orchestra on a stage like no other at
KIRA Amphitheatre. The Lieutenant Governor of New
Brunswick, Brenda Murphy, will be in attendance. Starts at
Platinum Jubilee Gala Dinner at DrewHaven Town &
[Saint Andrews] - To commemorate the Queen's seven
decades of service, DrewHaven (255 Water St) is hosting a
gala fundraiser dinner at 6:30pm with special guest
Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick, Brenda Murphy,
with all proceeds going to relief for Ukraine. Enjoy a five-
course dinner with wine and cocktails, a live 3-piece band
featuring bagpipes and a silent auction featuring artwork
inspired by Queen Elizabeth II. $125 per ticket. Space is
limited to 80 guests, so kindly make reservations with
DrewHaven by calling or texting: 506-467-5508.
Sunday, June 5
Tree Planting Ceremony at Centennial Park, 9am
[Saint Andrews] - In honour of the Queen’s 70 years on the
throne, the Town of Saint Andrews is planting 70 trees
throughout the community. Mayor Brad Henderson and
members of council will be on site at Centennial Park across
from the historic Blockhouse to plant the final 70th tree, a
Royal Oak, to commemorate her Majesty at 9am.
Community Church Service
[Saint Andrews] - Archdeacon John Matheson is leading a
special Platinum Jubilee Church Service honouring Queen
Elizabeth II’s seven decades of service at the All Saints Church
located at 77 King Street. Service begins at 11am
Complimentary Community Garden Party
[Saint Andrews] - The community is invited to share
friendship, food and fun with neighbours as part of the
Platinum Jubilee celebrations directly following the church
service in the front lawn of the Anglican Parish Hall at 75 King
Street. The event is generously sponsored by DrewHaven and
begins at 12:30am.
Televised Coronation Service on CHCO-TV, 1pm and 6pm
[Saint Andrews] - The coronation of Elizabeth II took place on
June 2, 1953 at Westminster Abbey in London when she was
just 25 years old. Watch the entire ceremony on local
television station CHCO-TV (Bell Fibe 26, Bell Satellite 539,
Cable 126 and Ignite 133 or live-streamed on chco.tv) at 1pm
Afternoon Tea at the Algonquin Resort
Enjoy a selection of fine teas, homemade finger sandwiches,
scones and pastries by the Algonquin’s pastry chef. $35+ per
person. Seating is limited, so kindly please reserve:
Thursday, June 9
Platinum Jubilee Concert
[Fredericton] - A Platinum Jubilee Concert in front of City
Hall will be held from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m, the same night as the
return of the Garrison Night Market. More details will be
released closer to the event.
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