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10 Things to do This Fall in Fredericton!

Now that we’ve heard the words “back-to-school” more times than we would like, we think it’s safe to start talking about all the exciting things that come with it! Fall in Fredericton brings beautiful foliage, seasonal brews, top quality music and so much more! 

Harvest! 

We don’t mean farming for this one! Home to the best international festival on Canada’s east coast, thousands gather in Fredericton to see some of the world’s greatest legends in Jazz and Blues, this year from September 10-15 at the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival! Take a look at the stellar lineup presented this year and purchase your tickets here! Fill your days with even more fun with our 7 things to do during the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Leaf peeping

Equipped with a trail guide in one hand and a camera in another, take the scenic route along our 115kms of trails for some instagrammable shots! The locals will tell you, there’s nothing quite like exploring the sights of fall foliage in Fredericton!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Check out this list for some of the fall photo hotspots!

Visit the orchard

Few things say fall quite like an orchard visit with family! Bring your bag or basket, pick some apples and put your grandma’s old recipes to use to take a bite out of this season! Here’s a list of apple orchards to help you on your quest! 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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See what’s in season from the local farmers

Get to know some of Fredericton’s friendliest locals at The Fredericton Farmers’ Market! Ranked one of the country’s top markets, The Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market is home to an abundance of fresh vegetables, baked goods and more homegrown treasures!  Can’t get enough of the markets? Make sure you check out these ones too!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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You can even visit a number of local farms during Open Farm Day on September 15!

Celebrate the Beaverbrook Art Gallery’s 60th birthday!

Go back in time to 1959 with cocktails, scotch tasting, live music and more for a GALA to remember at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery on October 19!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Once you’ve celebrated the Beaverbrook Art Gallery’s anniversary, continue the fun celebrating one of the other local anniversaries!

Time Travel

Immerse yourself in 19th century traditions with the villagers of Kings Landing and don’t be afraid to pitch in for a hands-on experience! Wagon rides, warm apple cider, thanksgiving dinners and more await, so be sure to check this one out before the season wraps up! Be sure to take a look at their calendar for their popular Thanksgiving Dinners, culinary weekends and more!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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See what New Brunswick’s filmmakers’ are up to!

Featuring the works of local and international filmmakers, the Silver Wave Film Festival showcases over 100 films across various venues from November 7-10!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Take a peek at what’s coming up at the Fredericton Playhouse

Hint: it’s exciting! The 2019-2020  Spotlight series kicks off on September 24 and offers something for everyone! From theatrical performances, to classic albums live, ballet, and artists including Jeremy Dutcher, Matt Mays and more, there’s something fun happening every week at Fredericton’s premiere performance venue!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Take flight – sample some of Fredericton’s top brews

Just as the colours are changing, so are the flavours of Fredericton’s brews, and the cooler temps make for the bike ride to your favourite breweries and cideries all the more enjoyable! So grab your bike and get into gear to sample a flight of crisp artisanal ciders, or innovative brews in the craft brewing capital of the East!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Feeling peckish? Here's a guide to some local brews & bites!

Spirits Festival

Sample over 350 of the world’s finest spirits, take part in master classes, attend dinners, and learn all about spirits with some of the leading authorities on whiskies and spirits from November 19-23 at the 24th annual Spirits Festival!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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We hope this list of things to do in fall in Fredericton provides inspiration for a fun-filled season of adventures and memories! Don’t forget to follow our social media to find more inspiration on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook!

Tell us how you plan to enjoy the season in the comments!