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!
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 40km north of Fredericton in Nashwaak Bridge, the Nashwaak Music Fest is a 3-day, family-fun festival that showcases more than 20 bands, kids’ activities, artisans, food vendors, free camping and free admission for kids under 12.
Join the Fredericton Beer Run on New Brunswick Day as they host a run through beautiful downtown Fredericton, followed by some fantastic brews! There will be a 4km route, 6 km route and a 12 km route.
Celebrate Acadian culture and joie de vivre! Live music, a tintamarre, games for kids, and a flag raising ceremony are included in the Acadian Day celebrations which take place between Officers’ Square and Phoenix Square at City Hall.
Step back in time and enjoy a historical wine-tasting walk through the Village of Gagetown. Visit various locations in the Village as you sip your way through town. Ticket price includes a custom-made wine goblet made by a local artisan.