Atlantic Canada’s Riverfront Capital!
New Brunswick’s capital city is rich in culture and riverside beauty. Blessed with lovely Odell, Carleton and Wilmot parks, you’re sure to find the perfect picnic spot. Or go for a freshwater swim at Killarney Lake Park. Be in downtown’s Officers Square for outdoor concerts, films and theatre – all for free- that will fill your days and evenings with pleasure. Take a trip back in time and experience living history at nearby Kings Landing Historical Settlement.
What makes Fredericton a cultural treasure? How about the world-class Beaverbrook Art Gallery and The Playhouse… one of the best farmers markets in Canada… and an array of award-winning celebrations such as the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival. You can also enjoy a round of golf or indulge your creative urges by treating yourself to learning experiences with renowned instructors through the innovative new edVentures program. What better place to express yourself!
Self-Guided Audio Tour of Fredericton’s Historic Neighbourhoods
Fredericton Heritage Trust offers 4 audio tours. The tours guide listeners through four of Fredericton’s most historically vibrant neighbourhoods. Audio versions of the tours can be accessed through the Fredericton Heritage Trust website or by borrowing a handheld listening device at either the Fredericton or Nashwaaksis Public-School Libraries.
Visitor Information Centres:
Fredericton Visitor Information Centre (City Hall)
Fredericton Visitor Information Centre (Kings Landing Historical Settlement)
Experience the City of Fredericton
The magnificent St. John River, the largest river on the eastern seaboard, is the stunning backdrop for New Brunswick's Capital. Discover a quaint riverside city, rich in the heritage of three founding cultures; First Nations, Acadian and British.Fredericton is a city that has a friendly and warm small town feel but affords visitors with the choices and diverse tastes of a much bigger city.Our vibrant culture is on display at top-notch art galleries, heritage museums, National Historic Sites, concerts, and theatre and a calendar full of concerts, festivals and outdoor entertainment. Inspect the Guard in the Historic Garrison District. Explore the majestic St. John River by canoe or kayak.