National Acadian Day

August 15 is the day that Acadians come together to celebrate National Acadian Day. Discover the rich heritage and culture of the Acadian people and take part in the various celebrations!

Find an activity

Join the celebrations by using our interactive map to find all the activities and events!

Interactive map | List of events

What's your favourite Acadian song?

Music has always been a big part of Acadian celebrations. Share your favourite Acadian song using #NationalAcadianDay.


The Congrès mondial acadien is held every 5 five years. It aims to bring together Acadian communities and promote a modern and authentic Acadia. The 6th edition will take place from August 10 to 24, 2019, in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Immerse yourself in Acadian culture by attending the numerous activities.

Celebrate Canada

Take advantage of the numerous celebrations being held in your community to discover and appreciate the wealth and diversity of Canadian society. Show your love of Canada and your pride in being Canadian!

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