The 42nd annual Acadian Festival returns to Madawaska this weekend, August 15-18.

The festival has everything with live music, dancing, displays, food, a fun park, sidewalk sale, art expo, craft fair, a parade and lots more. Get the full schedule of events at

Thursday, August 15th: NorState's Music in the Park

Friday, August 16: Friday, August 16th: Come out and dance at the Party Du Main Street, Watermelon eating contest, Star City Syndicate play & more.

Saturday, August 17th: Family Fun Day is Saturday, with monster truck rides, inflatables with water slides, clowns, games, food vendors, magicians, contortionist, music and more!

Family Fun Day includes the Stunt Course:

Saturday, August 17th: Femmes of Rock take the stage. They’ve played with some of the biggest acts & were on Season 1 of America’s Got Talent. Rock out to classic rock covers with an exciting stage performance including light shows and elaborate arrangements.

Go to Acadian Festival on Facebook for more information.

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