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10 Things to do during the Canada Wide Science Fair!

10 Things to do in Fredericton during the Canada Wide Science Fair!

Welcome to Fredericton Canada Wide Science Fair delegates!  We are very proud of our riverfront capital and love to show it off!  We’ve compiled a few things that you might want to check out while you are here!

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Look for treasure! The Fredericton Geocaching Tour is the ultimate treasure hunt! Collect 8, 16 or all 24 for a special prize! Visit for more details.



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Check out some amazing artwork! Fredericton has many galleries, most notably, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, (703 Queen Street) where you can see Salvadore Dali’s “Santiago El Grande”  on full display!



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Learn some cool science! Not only will you find some very interactive exhibits, this science centre is housed in an old jail! Visit the basement and see what we mean! Science East Science Centre, (668 Brunswick Street).



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Run, Jump, Play! Bowling, bouncy castles, lazer tag, games & more at the Kingswood Entertainment Centre (31, Kingswood Way) A perfect rainy day activity!



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Get “Unplugged”! Grab a seat, a bite to eat, and choose from hundreds of board games at Unplugged Board Games Café (418 Queen Street).



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Visit a market! Weekends in Fredericton mean visiting one of our great markets! International cuisine, local produce, snacks to go, handmade items & so much more! Check out Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market (665 George Street), Northside Market (311 St. Mary’s Street) and the Cultural Market (28 Saunders Street).

Get out on our fantastic trail system, much of which follows the lovely Saint John River! Fredericton is very proud of its trails, and no wonder, with over 115 km of trail system, it’s perfect for walking, running, and cycling!  



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Take a self-guided walking tour of Fredericton.  Fredericton is a very walk-able city.  Visit our Visitor Information Centre, 397 Queen Street (open Monday-Friday, 10am-4:30pm) to pick up our 2019 Visitor Guides and attraction map.  Pressed for time? Our blog gives you some great ideas of places you can visit that is a stone’s throw away in the downtown area.



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Learn a bit of history – the last 200 years to be exact! Step inside Fredericton’s City Hall and take advantage of a Tapestry Tour.  Council Chambers has 27 hand-woven tapestries that tell the story of Fredericton’s history over the last 200 years.



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For more great ideas and events around the city and for future planning (hint hint!) check out our website: or on our facebook page.