(often simply called Sainte-Marie
) (2001 pop.: 2,024) is a Canadian
village located in Kent County
, New Brunswick
. It is in the parish of Saint Mary
The village is located 45 km north of Moncton and its residents are largely Acadians, most of whom speak French in its local variant Chiac.
Sainte-Marie-de-Kent is the site of the Kent County Agricultural Fair, one of New Brunswick's oldest and largest agricultural fairs, a five-day event which has been held annually, during last full week of August, since 1956. The annual fair was held in 2008 during August 21-24.