Year of Festivals
Great music, mouth-watering eats and a Maritime vibe are all waiting for you at Fredericton’s festivals! From the top international festival experience on Canada’s East Coast, the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival, to Atlantic Canada’s largest winter celebration, Fredericton FROSTival, there’s something to pique everyone’s interest!
It’s all about the beer! With the largest selection of local beer, cider and mead available on the East Cost, the Fredericton Craft Beer Festival is one of the fastest growing festivals in New Brunswick!
Come and cheer on the UNB Varsity Reds as they play host to the U SPORTS Men’s Hockey Championship!
Canada’s best senior-aged curlers are coming to one of the sport’s hotbeds, Fredericton, N.B., for the 2017 Everest Canadian Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.
Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in New Brunswick’s capital city!
Enjoy 2 days of festivities including top music performances, activities, food vendors, and the largest fireworks display over the Saint John River!
Producing exciting new theatre from both amateur and seasoned locals, the NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre Festival puts New Brunswick’s playwrights at centre stage.
Take in a play from the lineup on stages across Fredericton.
Held just 25 minutes outside of Fredericton in Tay Creek, enjoy a variety of Folk, Country, Classic rock, Celtic, Bluegrass, Blues and Soul; jam sessions; musical & environmental workshops; BBQ; coffee shop; hiking trails;
A fun-filled family weekend on the grounds of historic Government House.
Come for your annual Celtic infusion of music, bagpipes, highland dance, traditional Scottish athletics, Scottish foods, whiskies, genealogy, crafts and more.
A long weekend made for runners and beverage enthusiasts!
Various run lengths and after-run events centered on spirits, wine, cider, mead and craft beer.
The ever popular Beer Run will be held on Monday, August 7!
The premier fine craft festival in NB held annually in the heart of downtown Fredericton.
Juried members of the NB Crafts Council offer the best in pottery, textiles, jewellery, wrought iron, and much more!