Set on the banks of the Petitcodiac River, Dieppe is a vibrant city dotted with characterful redbrick buildings, museums and historic sites. Visit one of the province's top farmers markets and discover New Brunswick's rugged coastline.
Things to do in Dieppe
The Moncton Museum offers a colourful introduction to New Brunswick's storied past, with the Heritage Collection showcasing everything from First Nations Mi’kmaq artefacts to shipbuilding memorabilia. Kids will love the hands-on exhibits and railway models on show at the Transportation Discovery Centre.
Enjoy a night out at Capitol Theatre, a beautifully restored Art Deco venue hosting a dynamic programme of drama, music, dance and comedy. If you love glitz and glamour, head to Casino New Brunswick, a Vegas-style casino boasting over 500 slot machines and lavish buffets.
Just south of the city, the Hopewell Rocks Ocean Tidal Exploration Site showcases the natural beauty of New Brunswick's coastal seascapes. The bizarre sandstone formations rise over 20 metres tall and look like they've been plucked out of a Dr Seuss storybook. Visit at low tide to wander around the base of the monoliths.
Bite into New Brunswick's flourishing local food scene at the Dieppe Farmers Market. It's overflowing with stalls selling artisan cheeses, homemade preserves, boutique wines and freshly-baked pastries. You can also devour delicious Acadian dishes, including tourtiere meat pie and rabbit stew.
Getting around Dieppe
Downtown Dieppe is easy to get around on foot, while a rental car is the best way to explore New Brunswick. The city is also serviced by local buses and taxis. Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International is a 10-minute drive from Dieppe.