Grab your hat and mittens! Atlantic Canada’s largest winter celebration takes over the city with more than 100 events over 4 jam-packed weekends in January & February. FROSTival includes some of the region’s best family-friendly outdoor festivals, events and indoor cultural experiences including Shivering Songs Music Festival, Winterfesthiver, the NB HopSpiel and more!
Stay tuned for the FROSTival schedule in November. In the meantime, here’s a snapshot of what to expect!
Join music and literary fans from across Atlantic Canada and beyond, enveloped in stories and song, surrounded by warm acoustics and architectural ambiance. A landmark cultural event in Fredericton, Shivering Songs showcases musicians and storytellers in unique and historic venues of the downtown.
Gigantic ice slides, a snow-mazing labyrinth, dog sled rides, snow sculptures and much more await at New Brunswick’s premier winter festival, Winterfesthiver! Have a blast in the Winter Kingdom and warm up in the Artisans’ Village with artists, vendors and non-stop entertainment.
Trying to warm up during your Fredericton FROSTival experience? Check out some of Fredericton’s cultural scene and engage your creative mind with a multitude of hands on workshops from knitting, jewellery-making, meditation and more. Why not explore one of Canada’s top art galleries, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, or check out one of the many theatre performances at the Fredericton Playhouse?
Looking for more activities? Why not grab your skates and enjoy an old-fashioned skating party in one of Canada’s Best Public Spaces, Officers’ Square. Or take the family to the Maritimes’ highest vertical descent at Crabbe Mountain, which was recently named one of Canada’s top ten ski destinations, where you’ll find a variety of ski events that are fun for the whole family.