A Garden of Awards

Kingsbrae has won dozens of awards and is commonly referred to as one of the top Gardens in Canada.

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Garden of the Year

Kingsbrae Garden was awarded Garden of the Year by the Canadian Garden Council’s Tourism Awards.

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A Garden of Events

Kingsbrae Garden is the proud home and sponsor of many festivals in the region.

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#1 Thing to Do

You decided the award Kingsbrae is most proud of. Trip Advisor named Kingsbrae the #1 Thing To Do.

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A Garden of Awards

  • Kingsbrae Garden has won dozens of awards and honours since opening in 1998. Striving for excellence, with the community at heart, the Garden is proud of its history.

Awards and Honours:

Canadian Garden Person of the Year: Mrs. Lucinda Flemer, Canadian Garden Tourism Awards, 2017

Marketing Campaign of the Year, Canadian Tourism Awards, 2017

Canada 150 Garden Selection Award, Canadian Garden Council and Canadian Landscape Association, 2017

Amazing Race Canada, Filmed 2016

#1 Thing to Do in St. Andrews, Trip Advisor 2015-17

Charlotte County Pumpkin Festival Commences, 2015

Garden of the Year, Canadian Garden Council Tourism Awards, 2013

Founding Sponsor – Challenge St. Andrews, 2013

ARTrageous Festival Launch, 2012

Top 5 North American Gardens Worth Travelling For, Garden Tourism Conference International Panel 2011

Top 5 Travels for 2010, Boston Globe Steve Jermanok 2010

First National Kingsbrae Sculpture Competition , 2009

Top Ten Attraction Award, New Brunswick 2009

Fodor’s Choice, International Badge of Excellence 2008

Green Matters Award, Project EverGreen 2009

Audubon Co-operative Sanctuary, Designation 2006

Minister’s Award for Tourism Excellence, Provincial Tourism and Parks 2006

CAA/AAA “Gem Status”, Signature Attractions 2005

Garden of Lights / Festival of Trees Commence, 2003

Class A Attraction, NB Tourism & Parks Development 2001

Bay of Fundy Recommended Experience, Designated Tourism Excellence 2001

Top 10 Public Gardens in Canada, Canadian Gardening 2000

Kingsbrae Garden Opened, 1998

Kingsbrae Garden Construction Begins, 1996

Kingsbrae Garden Partnership Established, The Flemer Family, Town of Saint Andrews, and Province of New Brunswicks

Garden of the Year

The Canadian Garden Council is an organization that consists of the top Gardens from coast to coast in Canada. In 2013 at their annual Tourism Awards, the council awarded Kingsbrae Garden with the distinction of “Garden of the Year”. The recognition of being the top Garden with a prestigious members across Canada, is an honour Kingsbrae is extremely honoured and proud of.

Garden Tourism Award

A Garden of Events



Kitchen PArty

Kingsbrae Garden is home to several community events and festivals that have guests near and far watching their calendar! We are proud to be the host and sponsor for the below excitement:

June 9th – Tapas Night – Experience the best of local Seafood with shared plates and live music (5pm – 8pm)

June 10th: ARTrageous Festival Free Admission all day with Buskers in the Garden, St. Andrews Farmer’s Market and Music (11am-4pm)

June 10th: Kingsbrae 20th Anniversary Lobster Boil – Celebrate 20 years of Kingsbrae with Apps in the Rose Garden, and a Lobster Boil in the Tent with the band, Backyard Devils!

July 1st: Afghanistan Memorial Ceremony remember those who serve and lost their life for our country (11am)

July 3rd: Canada 150 Concert Oscar nominee ,Howard Shore, composes a song for the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra with soloist Measha Brueggergosman and 120 voice choir! Special Guest Orchestra Francisco de Miranda Orchestra of Venezuela (6pm-8pm)

July 23rd: Dinner Theatre in the Garden – Back by popular demand, the St. Andrews Arts Council brings the stage to life

August 6th: Lucy the Lady Bug’s Birthday – Cake, Ice Cream, Bouncy Castles, Chocolate Scavenger Hunt and ECMA kid’s favorite Scotty and the Stars! A must do for kids! (12pm-3pm)

October 1st: Comedy NightGet ready to laugh as comedians are returning to the Garden! (6:00pm-9:00pm)

October 7th: Charlotte County Pumpkin Fest – take home your own pumpkin with games, displays, and a giant pumpkin. (12pm – 3pm)

October 13th 14th: Indulge – The best food our area has to offer in fun and unique social settings


#1 Thing To Do

  • An Annual Recipient of Trip Advisor’s Award of Excellence, Kingsbrae Garden has been ranked the #1 Thing to Do by visitors of St. Andrews By-The-Sea. In addition to the Garden’s Awards, both of the Kingsbrae Restaurants (The Garden Café and Savour in the Garden) have also received the distinction Award of Excellence.