Winter is here and we don’t mind a bit! We welcome the flurries and look forward to fresh snowfall and the fun it brings. Here in the Fredericton Capital Region, it’s the time of year when we start setting our sights on adventures at Crabbe Mountain, featuring the highest vertical descent in New Brunswick and some of the best snow in the Maritimes!
For some, visiting Kings Landing during Maple, the First Taste of Spring is an annual tradition. For others, it’s their first time experiencing the wonder of time travel at this Fredericton Region gem. Kings Landing has celebrated New Brunswick’s maple season and history for 40 years. It’s never too late to join in the fun and make memories for yourself!
With March Break just around the corner, there is no better time to start planning your trip to the Fredericton Capital Region. Whether it’s a getaway with friends or a March Break vacay with the family, there are endless possibilities for fun throughout the region.
'Tis the season for romance. Love fills the crisp winter air and FROSTival is back in the Fredericton Capital Region, bringing with it three enchanting weekends of events that promise perfect date days and nights! Plan a romantic getaway in the region and explore the wonders of winter with Atlantic Canada’s premier winter celebration.
Happy holiday season! It is officially the most wonderful time of the year in the Fredericton Capital Region, and you know what that means… it’s time to pick out the perfect Christmas Tree! Find the perfect tree for your home at one of our many beautiful Christmas Tree farms.
It's that time of the year! The weather is getting chilly, and the season of giving is just around the corner. With the holidays creeping up on us, there is no better time to visit the Fredericton Capital Region! The region is known year-round for its incredible markets and unique artisanal gifts, but with craft market and show season among us, things are HEATING UP!
Calling all guys and ghouls! Halloween is just around the corner, and there is no better place to find all the tricks and treats than the Fredericton Capital Region. Pack your costume and plan your spine-tingling adventure from haunted houses to themed events, family-fun activities, and more. Explore fun and fright this spooky season in the region with family and friends!
Harvey, New Brunswick, welcomes you with warm hospitality, good food and drink, and sweet artisan shops. This hamlet sits among rolling hills surrounded by lakes, making it a seasonal cottage destination and an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Deep roots and tradition have carved out a caring community with a deep sense of pride. People who live here – love it, and they are a friendly lot. They want you to see what they do and love it too.
As the leaves turn amber and the crisp air lowers the temperatures, enjoy the change of season with a freshly-brewed cup of coffee and a delicious homemade treat at a local coffee shop in the Fredericton Capital Region. We know there is nothing better than spending an afternoon soaking in the chill, cozy atmosphere of a café, so here are some of the local spots to check out this fall!
As it turns out, not all gifts and souvenirs are cut from the same cloth! From charming boutiques to local craft shops, the Fredericton Capital Region boasts an array of options for you to find the perfect gift and fill all your local shopping needs. Whether you are getting a jump start on the holidays or need a gift for a special occasion, these spots have you covered with unique, locally-made items!
Just because the sun is starting to set does not mean the fun has to stop! The Fredericton Capital Region knows how to keep the cool vibes rolling after dark with its nightlife scene. From lively tunes in taprooms and pubs to laid-back patios, take a tour of some of our favourite summertime nightlife hot spots.
Attention all history enthusiasts and curious explorers! Join us as we embark on an unforgettable adventure through time and learn about the history of the Fredericton Capital Region, New Brunswick and Canada. From the architectural beauties throughout the region to our interesting military legacy, each historical site has a tale to tell, waiting to be discovered!
Arcadia is a Greek word meaning “in harmony with nature and pastoral beauty,” and it perfectly describes the new larger village of Arcadia encompassing the former villages of Gagetown, Jemseg, and Cambridge-Narrows. Come along with me as I revisit a favourite place, and venture to discover many new hidden gems. I hope this will whet your appetite to follow in my footsteps or make your own plan to discover all of Arcadia’s treasures.
This year the City of Fredericton celebrates its 175th year of incorporation; however, the history of Fredericton starts well before it went by that name. This territory belongs to the Wolastoqiyik people, whose territory expands from the Bay of Fundy in the south to the St. Lawrence River in the north. It is home to vast layers of history and peoples including the Wolastoqiyik, the Acadians and the British.
This summer, unveil the secrets and wonders of the Fredericton Capital Region with our captivating tours. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a nature lover or simply seeking unique experiences, we have a tour (or more) for you! Let us be your guide to the diverse array of attractions, outdoor adventure and rich heritage that makes the region a must-visit destination.
Situated in the heart of Fredericton, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery is known as one of Canada’s finest art galleries and is a must-see while in the Fredericton Capital Region!
Read on to see what activities and exhibitions will be featured at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery this summer. For a quick link to all special events click here!
As the temperature rises and the sun shines brighter, the stage is set for summer theatre in the Fredericton Capital Region! From laughs to spine-tingling tales, the region has a diverse array of theatrical productions that showcase local talent and creativity. Whether you are a devoted theatregoer or just looking for some entertainment, let the curtain rise on an unforgettable season of theatre!
The leaves turn golden as the summer heat slips away. The big white tents are going up and the wide-brimmed hats and flannel shirts are coming out in full force - it’s fall in the Fredericton Capital Region and the Harvest Music Festival is here! Regarded by many as the most wonderful time of the year in the Fredericton Capital Region, Harvest brings Downtown Fredericton to life with world-class music performances, outdoor beer gardens and colourful street experiences. Happening September 12-17, this year’s lineup positions Harvest Music Festival 2023 to be one for the books.
There are so many fun-filled activities and festivities to celebrate Canada Day in the Fredericton Capital Region and with Canada Day being on a Saturday —what better time to get out and explore the region than on a long July weekend? From parades to incredible local vendors and live performances, there is no better place to celebrate!
Summer is in full swing and what better way to cool down on a hot day than with some delicious ice cream from the various stands, trucks, and shops in the Fredericton’s Capital Region? With a wide variety of unique sweets, treats and funky flavours, there are plenty of options to choose from. Check out this list of some of the best-frozen dessert experiences in the area.
Planning a trip to the Fredericton Capital Region this summer? We've got you covered with our list of 23+ must-do activities! Whether you're a music lover, a foodie, or an outdoor enthusiast, there is something for everyone. With so much to offer, the Fredericton Capital Region is the perfect destination for your summer getaway.
Winding along the Wolastoq (Saint John River), and throughout the lush forests, the Fredericton Capital Region Trails offer the perfect opportunity to explore the sights, tastes, and natural wonders of the area. Walking, running, hiking or biking, the Fredericton Capital Region trails offer everything from smooth surfaces, to challenging climbs. Get ready to hit the trails!
From the beginning of May until mid-May, Fredericton Junction is the perfect place to unwind and recharge during the annual Gaspereau Run on the Oromocto River. With crystal-clear waters and lush green surroundings, you'll feel like you've stepped into a postcard.
Essential to life and all its pleasures, water is an integral element of the Fredericton Capital Region. Built around the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq (Saint John River), and sprinkled with lakes and waterways, the Fredericton Capital Region offers a confluence of aquatic activities, certain to quench any thirst for fun you may be seeking!
The Fredericton Capital Region is full of art and culture, with creativity flowing as naturally as the majestic Wolastoq (Saint John River).Inspiration from our creative community can be found around every corner including many public art pieces and monuments installed in plain sight!
While visiting the Fredericton Capital Region, don’t miss the chance to explore some of the best waterfalls in central New Brunswick. A perfect adventure for the whole family, the Oromocto River Watershed is made up of adventure trails leading to waterfalls, covered bridges and historic sites.
The Fredericton Capital Region boasts some fantastic golf experiences. With 8 courses to choose from, the region offers gorgeous, long, winding courses nestled in nature, to tight, pure fairways buried in the suburbs. With courses suited to all skill levels, the Fredericton Capital Region is a dreamy destination for a golf getaway! Read on to learn about the region’s courses.
The Fredericton Capital Region is ripe with local produce, and berries are no exception! The berry picking season typically kicks off in June, and carries into July, depending on weather and crops. It’s prime time to eat fresh, stock your freezer, or bake some yummy treats. Check out some of the charming local u-picks where you can harvest your own berries!