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Canada Day Weekend

* NOTE: This event is rain or shine. Follow our Canada Day Fredericton facebook event page this weekend for up-to-date info / weather announcements *

Join us in downtown Fredericton on June 30 & July 1st to ring in the nation’s 150th birthday with two FREE days of music!

Kicking off the weekend on Friday night are headliners I Mother Earth with original vocalist Edwin. The night will also include Fredericton’s Ross Neilsen and the Big F’n Band (who are making the trip back to Fredericton to ring in Canada Day!), Jaclyn Reinhart with Mrs. Hippie, as well as Andrew Hunter and The Gatherers. 

Then the BIG party kicks off Saturday and includes a jam packed day of entertainment including headliners Measha Brueggergosman, The Glorious Sons and Les Hay Babies. 

The day will also include the return of the Canada Day parade, the city’s largest fireworks show over the Saint John River and more!

Note: Various streets near Officers’ Square will be closed at different times throughout the weekend - including the Westmorland Street Bridge.  Please visit for more information or view the map.

Full Schedule:

Friday, June 30th
Officers’ Square (7pm – midnight)

7pm                    Jaclyn Reinhart with Mrs. Hippie
8pm                    Andrew Hunter & The Gatherers
9pm                    Ross Neilsen’s F’n Large Band
10pm                  MALA, multimedia presentation (Legislative Assembly Building)
10:30pm              I Mother Earth with Edwin

Saturday, July 1st
Officers’ Square (12pm – 12:30am)  

12pm                  Scotty and the Stars
1pm                    Multicultural Association of Fredericton
2pm                    Opening Ceremonies
2:30pm                The Calithumpians Theatre Company
3:30pm                CIBC Canadian Oath Reaffirmation
4pm                    Canada Day Parade 
5pm                    Ceremony, drums & dancing - St. Mary’s First Nation
5:45pm                Les Hay Babies
7pm                    Measha Brueggergosman
8:15pm                Keith Hallet
9:15pm                Tristan Horncastle
10:10pm              MALA, multimedia presentation (Legislative Assembly Building)
10:45pm              FIREWORKS
11pm                   The Glorious Sons

Ongoing activities include: a beer garden, artists, bouncy castles, food trucks and more! 

Saturday, July 1st
Barracks Square (12pm – 5pm)

12pm                  Danny Party, Acadian party band
4pm                    Maritime Kitchen Party with Frantically Atlantic

Ongoing activities include/
-TeePee Teachings with elder story-tellers and traditional Maliseet Craft
-Ethno-cultural performances with the Multicultural Association of Fredericton
-Local craft vendors
-Canada 150 Canoe public art project... and more!

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