City & Region

Life Well Crafted.

The Fredericton Capital Region boasts a lively city centre and extends across several communities, all within a short driving distance of New Brunswick’s capital city. Adventure awaits in all directions.

Take in the natural wonders of the Fredericton Capital Region through the extended trail system, or atop the waters of the majestic Wolastoq (Saint John River).

To the east, explore Oromocto and Arcadia for a taste of lake life, charming campgrounds and abundant wetlands.

Go west to experience Mactaquac Provincial Park, New Brunswick’s premier ski destination, Crabbe Mountain, and a trip back in time at King’s Landing Historical Settlement.

Head south for off-grid glamping, Canada’s oldest woolen mill and domestically distilled spirits.

Up North, climb an extinct volcano, chase a waterfall, mountain bike through former coal mine trails and tube down the Nashwaak.

The Fredericton Capital Region’s cultural tapestry is woven from a rich history and lively communities. Home to the Wolastoqiyik for thousands of years, the influence of the French and English settlers who arrived in the 17th century is evident in the city’s architecture, landscape, language and traditions. Today, the Fredericton Capital Region is home to descendants of the Wolatoqiyik, French, Loyalists and a growing international population that perpetually enriches the Capital Region’s communities and economies. Our history and increasing diversity are celebrated year-round, through inimitable events and unforgettable experiences.

The energy of the region radiates through a soulful and social demonstration of music, arts, craft, food and drink. Indulge in a taste of the region, with a vast selection of culinary specialties, bakeries, craft breweries and distilleries. Experience an energetic entertainment scene, with world-class festivals and eclectic theatrical performances. Join a historical walking tour, visit an internationally acclaimed art gallery, and meet the makers of our hand-crafted wares at year-round and seasonal markets.

The Fredericton Capital Region is built for discovery year-round. With dozens of options for accommodations, adventure, and entertainment, the region is a notable destination for the lone traveler, couples, a group of friends, and families alike. Craft your experience in any season.