Frequently Asked Questions

Event Details: 

  • Moonlight Bazaar is free to attend and family friendly.
  • The event starts at 4:00pm and ends at 12:30am.
  • You must be 19+ or accompanied by a guardian starting at 5:00pm when bars open.
  • Don’t forget to wear your best alien costume if you want to get into the spirit of this year’s theme, Moonlight Encounters. Use hashtag #MoonlightBazaar and tag our pages.

Drink Tokens:

  • Tokens are required to purchase drinks at the 5 bar locations onsite during the event. Tokens will be sold onsite and in advance one week ahead of time at the Five and Dime – watch our social media for updates.
  • $7 Red Tokens Include:
    • Moosehead: Moosehead Light, Chelada, Pale Ale, Radler, Alpine, or Twisted Tea
  • $9 Blue Tokens Include:
    • Mark Anthony: White Claws, Long Bay craft beer, Mott’s Clamato Caesar, Rey Azul Tequila Soda Lime, Dillon’s Gin products or 5 oz glasses of Wolf Blass wines
    • Yip Ciders: Pineapple, Passionfruit, Cherry, or Yip Original
    • Long Bay: Ruckus, Bantam, Golden Deceiver, or Sour

Locations:

  • Moon is on the corner of Grannan St. and Canterbury St.
  • Mars is on the corner of Princess St. and Prince William St.
  • Bars are in 5 locations onsite, with a new bar located in the King Street/Prince William St. area.
  • Vendors are on Canterbury St. and more with an expansion down Prince William Street.
  • Washrooms are in several spots, along with garbage and recycling bins throughout.

Keeping things green:

  • We limit the use of plastic cups (only wine or poured drinks). We ask people to use the designated recycling bins onsite, provided by JTR, and respect the neighbours uptown.

Drones: 

  • It’s illegal for anyone with a drone (including drones under 250g) to fly over mass gatherings without an advanced license.

Parking:

  • There is no parking overnight starting on Friday, September 1, and no street parking in the event space until Sunday, September 3.

Additional details:

  • Stay hydrated, be prepared for hot temperatures, and wear comfy shoes – you will be dancing all night!
  • We love fur-friends but recommend leaving them at home, as it can get crowded and noisy.

Our Mission

Moonlight Bazaar is an unconventional street festival that celebrates creativity by blending music, food, art, and live performances under the light of a 7-metre inflatable Moon and Mars. By transforming the Uptown Saint John city into something unforgettable for one night, we bring communities together while supporting local businesses.

Volunteers

You’re our superstars! Moonlight Bazaar wouldn’t be what it is without volunteers.
If you want to help, we’re happy to have you!

Performers

Every year we have a star-studded line-up of performers. This year will be no different, but we’re not giving anything away! You’ll just have to come see for yourself who’s here this year.

Want to join us as a performer?

Vendors

We’re over the moon to have amazing vendors with us again this year! You’ll find international cuisine,local fine art and craft items, locally designed clothing and jewelry, and of course the opportunity to see your future with Tarot card readers, palm readers, angel cards, energy healers, and so much more!

Want to join us as a vendor?