'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.
With everything from romantic dinners, dazzling live performances, and cozy accommodation stays, there is something for every couple to enjoy during FROSTival. Here's a curated list of wintry FROSTival date ideas, inviting you to explore and celebrate the season with the one you hold dear.
Dine Around Freddy
Enjoy an intimate dinner at one of the Fredericton Capital Region’s unique local restaurants. Kick-off the perfect date night with a delicious meal from a local favourite! Dine Around Freddy is back during FROSTival, Thursday, January 18 to Sunday, February 4 and is offering amazing deals. With 30+ participating local restaurants, enjoy the region’s one-of-a-kind cuisine at a fantastic price, with carefully crafted three-course meals for only $42 each! Call ahead and make a reservation – or two – and experience excellent food on a perfect date night!
Discover inspiring songwriting and beautiful storytelling with your partner at the Shivering Songs music festival. Wednesday, January 17 to Sunday, January 21 Shivering Songs will host internationally renowned performing artists in unique and intimate venues throughout downtown Fredericton. Make a weekend trip out of it! Enjoy sensational performances while exploring the beautiful snow-covered city with your partner, cozy up at a local restaurant for a Dine Around Freddy meal, and stay the night with one of our accommodation packages. Tickets and passes are selling fast, make sure to get yours early!
Live Music, Theatre, and More!
What’s better than catching a spectacular live performance on date night?! This FROSTival, Fredericton will host numerous performances across many venues, including Whitehorse at the Fredericton Playhouse, live music at York County Cider, a great evening of entertainment at the 2024 Freddy Burns Bash at the Picaroons Roundhouse, and Clue! On Stage at the Tom Morrison Theatre.
Watch a live performance from Fredericton’s lively music scene, catch a comedy show, or enjoy some theatre! Keep an eye on the FROSTival schedule for the complete list of events.
Get Outside for Date Night!
Your love will keep you warm as you get outside for a special FROSTival date with your special someone. Cozy up under the stars for an unforgettable date night at Second Nature Outdoors’ snowshoe adventure, hit the slopes at Crabbe Mountain before enjoying a deserved après ski treat, or skate hand in hand at Mactaquac’s Forest Skate.
First Light Distillery
First Light Distillery has some fantastic events for FROSTival that are definitely worthy of date night! Why not try out a cocktail-making class? Following a distillery tour, immerse yourself in a class in First Light’s gorgeous tasting room, where you can craft and enjoy a refreshing drink! Or learn all about the art of distilling and blend your own bottle of Gin using different liquid botanicals. Or experience the fun of Drag Music Bingo with Freeda Whales & Hinky Dinky. Make sure to get your tickets soon as space is limited.
Stay A Night & Dinner’s On Us!
Craft your perfect getaway with one of our winter Stay & Play accommodation packages! Choose one of Fredericton’s luxurious hotels or intimate B&Bs, each with a unique experience for you and your partner. Book a one-night stay and receive $50 bonus cash in either Downtown Fredericton or Business Fredericton North dollars!
Enjoy FROSTival with the one you love! With plenty of unique date ideas, great deals on local cuisine, and excellent accommodation packages to choose from, there is no better time to plan your visit! Be sure to keep up to date with our Facebook page and keep an eye on the FROSTival schedule for the full list of events.