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:

#1 Thing to Do in St. Andrews, Trip Advisor 2015-16

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

Artrageous 2016

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:

May 19th Paddlefest – A celebration of music and outdoor activities

June 9th to 12th ARTrageous – Celebrating all things Arts and Culture in our area

July 1st Afghanistan Memorial Ceremony – a tribute to those who serve and lost their life for our country

July 8th to 10th Challenge St. Andrews – The top triathlon in Atlantic Canada literally in the Garden

September 17th Apple Festival – family fun with games and a special market

October 1st Octoberfest – great food, beer, and music

October 8th Charlotte County Pumpkin Fest – take home your own with games, displays, and a giant pumpkin

October 14th -15th Indulge – The best food our area has to offer in fantastic social settings

Kitchen PArty

#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.