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Visitor Services

Visitor Information Centres . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 How to get to Fredericton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Welcome to Fredericton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Fredericton’s History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Experience Fredericton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Self-guided Walking Tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Historic Garrison District . . . . . . . . . . . .17 & 49 City Driving Tours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Day Excursions, Tour the Capital Region . . . .39 Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Performances, Festivals, & Events . . . . . . . . .50 Nightlife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center Trails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Discover our Rivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 Artisan Studios & Galleries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 Shopping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71 Fall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Winter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79 Recreation & Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Dining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84 Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .98 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109

Fredericton’s three bilingually staffed Visitor Information Centres (VIC) are your complete information source for your stay in Fredericton. Brochures and details on local attractions, restaurant menus, accommodation availability, and up to the minute tour and activity schedules are available. Complimentary Visitor Parking Passes – For the leisure traveler / visitor, free parking passes are available. Passes are valid at all municipal parking meters, surface parking lots and parking garages. Out of province license plates valid for 3 days free parking, in province but out-of-town tourists (not business travelers) may receive a 1day pass. License plate number required to receive a pass. Passes are available at City Hall VIC from May to October. From November to May passes are available at the Service Centre, (back entrance of City Hall, 397 Queen St.) and Fredericton Tourism office, 11 Carleton St. Limit 1 pass per year. RV Parking – All RV’s are directed to the Upper Queen Street lot at the end of Queen St. Follow the RV parking signs on Queen St. RV parking is prohibited in the York St. Parking Lot behind City Hall. RV parks are listed in the accommodations section of this guide.

Think Green! Fredericton Tourism is pleased to provide recycling receptacles for paper and refundable containers in the Historic Garrison District and at Lighthouse on The Green. Look for the black recycling units alongside our waste baskets in the downtown area. Throughout this guide you will see the Green Shops symbol, this indicates that participating businesses have implemented actionable items which simultaneously reduce their environmental impact, reduce their operating costs, and advance Fredericton’s movement towards being a more sustainable community.

Visitor Information Centres Fredericton Tourism operates three Visitor Information Centres (VIC) from May to October at the following locations. For tourism information from November to May, drop by the Tourism office at 11 Carleton St., 506-460-2041 1-888-888-4768 tourism@fredericton.ca, www.tourismfredericton.ca DOWNTOWN

EAST OF CITY

WEST OF CITY

CITY HALL 397 Queen St., 506-460-2129

IRVING BIG STOP Nevers Rd. Route 2, Exit 297 506-357-5937

KINGS LANDING VISITOR RECEPTION CENTRE 42 Prince William Road Route 2 Exit 253 Prince William, NB 506-460-2191*

May 2 - May 19 (Mon. to Fri)

8:15am - 4:30

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May 20 - June 5 Daily

8 am - 5 pm

Closed

Closed

June 6 - June 25 Daily

8 am - 5 pm

10 am - 6 pm

11am - 6pm*

June 26 - Aug 27 Daily

8 am - 8 pm

10 am - 6 pm

11am - 6pm

Aug 28 - Oct 10 Daily

8 am - 5 pm

10 am - 6 pm

11am - 6pm*

Oct 11 - Oct 28 (Mon. to Fri)

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*Kings Landing VIC- weekends only


HOW TO GET HERE

How to get to Fredericton Fredericton’s Central Location in New Brunswick makes it a perfect place to enjoy your entire stay in the province. The Fredericton International Airport is conveniently located only minutes (14 km) from downtown Fredericton and is serviced daily by (Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto) with hundreds of flights monthly.

A Word About This Guide Une version française est disponible. This guide will provide you with detailed information on what to see and do in Fredericton. To complement this guide Fredericton Tourism also publishes a Summer Entertainment Guide, a Historic Garrison District Brochure, and maps. For additional information visit our website at www.tourismfredericton.ca or contact our staff at 1-888-888-4768. Printed in Canada on recycled paper using vegetable-based ink. Our cover model's dress created by Shona Humphrey of Miranda Fish Millinery, jewellery by Bejewel by Trudy Gallagher. Dress and jewellery graciously provided by Bejewel, 540 Queen St. Fredericton. Graphic Design by Cambridge Pen and Design. Please Note: All information is accurate at the time of printing: January 2011. On-line version available at www.TourismFredericton.ca

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MAYOR’S WELCOME

In 1783, United Empire Loyalists settled in St. Anne’s Point after the American Revolution. This year is regarded as the founding of the City of Fredericton. About 2,000 Loyalists settled in the area, including several army regiments. Surrounded by deep snow, bitter cold, canvas tents and a scarcity of supplies, many perished.

Welcome to Fredericton On behalf of my Council colleagues and the citizens of Fredericton, I take pride in welcoming you to New Brunswick’s Capital City. Whether you are visiting friends or family, attending a convention, or touring our scenic countryside, I am sure you will appreciate our many historical attractions, fine craft and cultural exhibits, and special Maritime hospitality. I encourage you to drop by the Visitor Information Centre at City Hall for a guided tour of Council Chambers, where you will find “The History of Fredericton” articulated in a series of colourful, uniquely woven tapestries. Our tourism staff will be most pleased to provide you with additional information to help you get the most from your visit. Please accept my best wishes for an enjoyable stay in Fredericton, and a safe return home. Brad Woodside Mayor

Fredericton’s History Our City of Stately Elms owes its life to the mighty St. John River. The earliest travellers on the great river were the Maliseet and Mi’kmaq who hunted, fished, and grew crops along their “Woolastook” river. Off and on for over 100 years, the French and English fought for ownership of Nova Scotia, which included the area known today as the City of Fredericton. In 1732 the French Acadians fled British forces and travelled to the area where Government House stands today. They called their community St. Anne’s Point. By 1758 the British re-gained ownership of Nova Scotia and expelled the Acadians from St. Anne’s. Although the English swept through the area and chased out most of the French, they could not successfully settle St. Anne’s Point until 1768, as they encountered resistance from the Natives.

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Surviving Loyalists petitioned Governor Parr in Halifax to make the area north of the Bay of Fundy a separate province. In the following year, New Brunswick became a separate colony from Nova Scotia and St. Anne’s Point became the provincial capital. The founding of King’s College in 1785 coincided with the renaming of the settlement to “Frederick’s Town”, in honour of the second son of King George III of the United Kingdom. From this name came the present “Fredericton”. The British Government was quick to approve the capital town and Fredericton became home to several military regiments. The Infantry School Corps (later the Royal Canadian Regiment) was born here in December 1883. The Historic Garrison District downtown is a tribute to the army’s importance to early Fredericton. In 1845, although the population was not technically large enough, Queen Victoria named Fredericton a Cathedral City and a crew went to work on the Cathedral, the spire of which still dominates the Fredericton skyline. This allowed Fredericton to achieve city status and the City was officially incorporated by the provincial legislature on March 30, 1848. Meanwhile, Fredericton’s first inhabitants were established in a permanent Maliseet settlement now known as the St. Mary’s Reserve on the north side of the St. John River in 1847. Early Fredericton businesses included mills, a canoe factory, tanneries, carriage and wagon manufacturers, breweries and broom factories. In the 20th century, the city’s industries gave way to universities, reinforcing Fredericton’s education and cultural centric feel. In 1945, Gibson (presently Devon) was amalgamated into the city. In 1973, the city celebrated their 125th anniversary of incorporation; Fredericton amalgamated a number of surrounding communities, doubling its area and population. The people and the events that changed Fredericton from a settlement in the wilderness into the educational and administrative centre of New Brunswick have also shaped a unique cultural landscape. Along our tree-lined streets dwell gifted artists and artisans as well as brilliant scientists and engineers. They keep Fredericton the vibrant community it is.


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EXPERIENCE FREDERICTON

Experience Fredericton Need some ideas on how to experience Atlantic Canada’s Riverfront Capital? The following pages are packed with suggestions. Pick one that suits you best or do them all! Get ready to explore Fredericton.

Guided Heritage Walking Tours FREE Costumed guides entertain you with local history and folklore on a free walking tour of downtown Fredericton’s historic sites. See the Historic Garrison District, the Old Public Burial Ground, the Provincial Legislative Building, and former homes of some famous Canadian poets. Three different tours are offered: the River Route, the Capital City Circuit and the Garrison Gait. Tours are offered daily from City Hall, Canada Day (July 1) to Labour Day (September 5) at 10am, 2:30pm, and 5pm. Tours are offered once daily in June and from Labour Day (September 5) until Thanksgiving (October 10) at 4pm. Large groups and special tours year-round may be arranged for a fee by calling the Calithumpians Tour and Theatre Company at 506-457-1975 or www.calithumpians.com

11am -12:30pm; May to October. Tour begins at the Mactaquac Park Administration building. Provided as a free public service by New Brunswick Tourism and Parks. 506-363-4747; www.nbparks.ca 1256 Route 105 Mactaquac, NB

Canoe & Kayak Tours Riverside Paddlers located at Lighthouse on The Green. Guided tours upon request. Rent canoe or kayaks from May to September. Hourly and daily rates available. 506-455-8166; 506-260-0107

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Pontoon Boat Ride Experience the power of nature on our 1.5hr evening boat ride touring the scenic St. John River. Evening tours pre-arranged daily at 506-462-9400 from Hartt Island RV Resort, located 9 km upriver from downtown Fredericton. www.harttisland.com

Aerial Tours • Air charters. Tours for 3 - 4 passengers. Capital Airways, 506-446-3588. • Helicopter tours for up to 4 passengers. $300 minimum, Canadian Helicopter, 506-446-6920.

Great Canadian Beaver Pond Voyage

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An interpretive guided walk puts you in a beautiful, pristine nature reserve featuring Mactaquac Provincial Park’s remarkable chain of beaver ponds. See the architectural marvels that are beaver dams and lodges, while the air is filled with dragonfly pirouettes and songs of redwinged blackbirds. Join in hands-on activities introducing wetland wonders nestled in our Acadian forest. The gentle wheelchair accessible trails allow folks of all ages and abilities to enjoy the experience. What to bring: walking shoes/boots, sun hat and rain gear. Wednesdays

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edVentures Fredericton Choose from a diverse program of workshops including jewellery making, textiles, photography, painting, music, pottery, heritage programming and so much more. Over 130 workshops are delivered by experts, with small class sizes and personalized attention. Workshops are week long, weekend, or 1 day, offered from July 4August 14, 2011. Registering is as easy as 1-2-3.

1. Get inspired. Go to www.edVentures.ca for all the workshop & instructor details or call our toll-free number at 1-888-850-1333 to order a program guide. 2. Choose a workshop! Offerings are geared for beginners and those with experience, and many are multi-generational. Use our on-line registration form, e-mail tourism@fredericton.ca or call our toll-free line. 3. Book your stay! Our website makes finding accommodations & planning the rest of your vacation easy. Click on ‘cool culture’ to discover activities happening throughout your stay, and plan activities for the rest of your family!


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Domes, Bones, Eagles & Osprey!

A Day in a Soldier’s Life

Hop on a bike and explore Fredericton’s riverside trails! With your experienced guide, cycle through a rich tapestry of natural beauty and historic landmarks. Discover a loyalist cemetery, grand Victorian architecture; hear our stories… look out for soaring eagles! • Wednesday to Sunday, 9:30am and 2:30pm • May 28 – Sept 4 • 1.5 to 2 hours long • Starting from $8 plus tax River Trials Bike Rentals & Tours Regent Street Wharf, Downtown 506-476-RENT (476-7368)/1-888-888-4768 river.trails@fredericton.ca; www.LighthouseOnTheGreen.ca

This 1 hour historical experience is geared towards children 4 to 12 years of age. Each child dresses in the red tunic of the British regiment and is provided with a guided tour of the Guard House, military office and cell block. Each child receives a souvenir photo. • Daily, except Wednesday & Sunday. French at 11:15am and English at 1:15pm • July 2 to September 5 • $8 per child, plus tax Fredericton Tourism Historic Garrison District, corner of Queen and Carleton Sts., Downtown 506-460-2837 /1-888-888-4768 tourism@fredericton.ca; www.HistoricGarrisonDistrict.ca

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Haunted Hikes

Deep Blues Experience

Spine-tingling tales take you through Fredericton’s ghostly past! The tour features six types of ghosts/spirits and provides insights into the paranormal activity of the downtown area. In the after dark, on lantern lit streets that weave through downtown Fredericton’s historic haunts, you’ll encounter phantom thespians and a few chilling surprises. The Hike is suitable for the whole family and promises spinetingling frights and rib-tickling laughs. • Monday to Saturday, 9:15pm • July 2 to Aug 27 • 1.5 hours long (2.5 km walking tour) • $13/adult; $8 /child Calithumpians 796-A Queen St., Downtown. 506-457-1975 calithumpians@gmail.com; www.calithumpians.com

Experience Eastern Canada’s best International festival experience. This world class event takes place over 6 days, with 23 stages, 350 artists and 125 performances. You will receive an all access pass, a festival guide, a meal with headline artist, workshop and educational opportunities and limited backstage “moments”. • Thursday to Saturday, September 13 to 18 • $250.00 Harvest Jazz and Blues 81 Regent St., Downtown 1-888-NBBLUES (1-888-622-5837) info@harvestjazzandblues.com; www.harvestjazzandblues.com

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Self Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Fredericton This five-block area is one of the city’s most historic and attractive areas, and features 26 attractions and points of interest. New 1-hour audio tours of the city are now available for download. Visit www.heritagefredericton.org or visit the Fredericton Public Library for a handheld device. 1

City Hall (Visitor Information Centre) 2 Justice Building, including “School Days” Museum 3 NB College of Craft and Design & Gallery 4 Soldiers’ Barracks / Barracks Square 5 Guard House 6 Fredericton Tourism Administration Office (Formally Militia Arms Store) 7 Fredericton Public Library 8 NB Sports Hall of Fame 9 York-Sunbury Historical Society Museum 10 Officers’ Square 11 Lighthouse on The Green 11A River Trails Bike Rentals & Tours 12 The Green 13 Fredericton Convention Centre

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The Playhouse Legislative Assembly Beaverbrook Art Gallery Gallery 78 / Crocket House/ Calithumpians Waterloo Row, including Cenotaph, Trans Canada Trail Pavilion, Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge, Historic Architecture, and Loyalist Cemetery Christ Church Cathedral Science East Science Centre at the Old York County Gaol (Jail) Fredericton Boyce Farmers’ Market St. Dunstan’s Church Old Public Burial Ground Wilmot United Church Brunswick Street United Baptist Church St-Anne’s Chapel of Ease

1 City Hall, Clockworks & Bicentennial Tapestries ocated at the corner of Queen and York Sts., LFredericton’s City Hall is the oldest City Hall still in use in the Maritime Provinces. Visitors to the building can tour the Council Chamber to view the restored clockworks and a series of tapestries, “The Last 200 Years”, which are on permanent display. (See below for tour times) Produced in 1985 to honour Fredericton’s 200th birthday as Capital of New Brunswick, two local artists - Mrs. Gertrude Duffie


About the building The old City Hall- which once included the city office, council chamber, magistrate’s office, jail, farmers’ market and opera house - was erected in Phoenix Square in 1876. The tower clock, its eight-foot dials, copper hands and reliable chimes have been keeping downtown businesses and customers on time ever since. In 2009, the clockworks were restored and are now on display. The fountain in front of City Hall was constructed in 1885. Freddie, “the little nude dude” as he is affectionately called, sits on top of the fountain. Look for the original Freddie, older than the Statue of Liberty, in City Hall. With the growing city, City Hall became crowded and plans were made for an addition. Architects carefully designed the addition to make it as compatible as possible with the original City Hall. Construction began in September 1975 and included interior renovations and exterior restoration of the original building. It was completed by the summer of 1977, and Fredericton had a modern facility for civic administration in a building that retained the integrity and character that is so much a part of the city’s history. Open Mid-May through the end of October daily. English tours daily at 9:30am and 3:30pm; French tours daily at 9am and 4pm. By appointment for remainder of the year. Special events take place from time to time in the council chambers, which may result in public tours being cancelled. Groups are asked to book ahead. 506-460-2129; tourism@fredericton.ca; www.tourismfredericton.ca

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National Historic Site Attractions #2 through #10 form the Historic Garrison District. et back behind a wrought iron and stone fence, Fredericton’s Historic Garrison District originally consisted of the two-block area bounded by Queen, York, Campbell, and Regent Sts. British troops were garrisoned here from 1784 until 1869.

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The first buildings on this site were made of wood and later replaced by stone structures. Fredericton’s Historic Garrison District was declared a National Historic Site in 1964, and in 1965 was designated a protected Provincial Historic Site. Visitors will find a variety of attractions and activities in the Historic Garrison District including the Changing of the Guard, tours, concerts, artisans at work, gift shops, and live theatre. www.HistoricGarrisonDistrict.ca

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and Dr. Ivan H. Crowell - created 27 colourful tapestries depicting Fredericton’s history based on Dr. W. Austin Squires’ book. The City Hall Gallery on the main floor offers frequently changing exhibitions of local art, and is open Mon-Fri 8:15-4:30. A Visitor Information Centre operates from mid-May to the end of October in the front lobby.

‘School Days’ Museum This museum contains an interesting collection of artifacts, archival material, books and furniture used in the public schools, teacher training, and Department of Education in New Brunswick, dating as far back as the mid 19th century. Enter the Justice Building Annex, side door to the right of the building (next to the Craft College) to visit the museum. Open mid June to late August – Monday to Friday 10am4pm, Saturday 1pm-4pm. Closed Sunday. September to June, by appointment. Free admission. 506-459-3738; sdmuseum@nb.sympatico.ca; http://museum.nbta.ca

About the building In 1827, a 34 x 37 foot Military Hospital with four sixbed wards was constructed in stone on the site now partly occupied by the Justice Building. In 1875, the hospital and accessory building were removed to permit construction of the Provincial Normal School. That building was destroyed by fire in 1929, but was rebuilt on the same site. The original annex and front entrance pillars survived the fire and can be seen today. The annex later housed the Model School which was an integral part of teacher s you walk down Queen training. St., from City Hall, the When a new Teachers’ College Justice Building is on your left was built on the University of at the corner of York. Although New Brunswick campus in there are no tours of the Justice 1965, the building served as Building itself, the annex to the part of Fredericton High School building contains two points of until 1970. It was remodeled to house law courts and interest: the ‘School Days’ reopened as the Justice Museum and Dance Building in 1975. Fredericton dance studio.

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3 The New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and the NBCCD Gallery ext to the Justice Building, and set back from Queen St. in the Historic Garrison N District, is the campus of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design (NBCCD). A designated centre of creative and artistic excellence, NBCCD is unique in Canada with its focus on craft and design programming. Award winning faculty, students and graduates contribute significantly to the high quality of artistic practice and creative innovation in New Brunswick and throughout Atlantic Canada. Major areas of study include Aboriginal visual arts, ceramics, fashion design, graphic design,

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jewellery/metal arts, integrated media, photography and textiles. Campus studios are also home to culture and craft workshops delivered as part of the edVentures Fredericton summer program (www.edventures.ca). An exciting campus renewal initiative has already generated a new program of evening classes, a new post-graduate program combining intensive studio work with courses in entrepreneurship, European learning vacations, international partnerships – and expansion into the historic Soldiers Barracks. Throughout the year the NBCCD Gallery showcases a diverse range of artwork from students, faculty and alumni. Open to the public year-round, Monday to Friday, 9am 4:30pm, and by appointment, (506) 453-2305; for more information on the College: www.nbccd.ca


4 Soldiers’ Barracks & The Barracks Fine Craft Shops little farther down the block on Queen St., the old Soldiers’ Barracks sits almost on the corner of Carleton St., with its back to Queen St.

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The Soldiers’ Barracks is an 1827 three and a half storey stone structure built by the British Army to accommodate more than 200 British soldiers. Life was crowded - 19 soldiers to a room. They slept on iron beds. Wooden pegs and shelves held their belongings. A table and wooden benches were the only other furniture. A soldier’s food was mediocre at best; he was lonely and often over-indulged in alcohol. His punishment for misdemeanours was harsh. Despite these conditions, a history of the 22nd Cheshire Regiment stationed here from 1866 to 1869 says all ranks looked back on Fredericton as an ideal station. A bronze plaque honours the 104th Regiment. Remarkably, as reinforcements for the war of 1812, six of its companies made a 700-mile, 52-day march to Quebec and then to Kingston, Ontario between February and April of 1813 with no loss of men, only to find out the war was over. Don’t set your watch by the sundial outside the east wall of the Soldiers’ Barracks. Although it is a faithful reconstruction of the original sundial which told the time to the citizens of Fredericton in the 19th and early 20th centuries and accurately displays local apparent solar time (LAST), this differs by up to 16 minutes from local mean solar time (LMST). An explanation on how to read the sundial is mounted on the end wall of the barracks building. The lower level of the Barracks houses several craft shops, where the artisans create and sell their wares. English and French tours available from interpreters at the adjacent Guard House in July & August. Hours vary. 506-460-2129. The Barracks Fine Craft Shops located on the lower level of the building are open daily June to September. 506-460-2837.

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5 find the 1828 Guard TSt. oHouse, turn left on Carleton The restored Orderly Room in the Guard House, with its nominal rolls and leave passes, looks much as it did in 1829 when it was first occupied by the 1st Battalion of the Rifle Brigade. A disastrous fire destroyed the original Guard House, cells and 9 other buildings. The Guard Room was home to the 12-man Main Guard. A private soldier in an infantry regiment of 1828-1869 could expect to be detailed for either Night Guard or Day Guard at least twice a month. When not pacing his beat, he was permitted to rest by reclining in his full kit on a Guard Bed of hard planks, covered with a thin straw pallaise (mattress). The Guard Room looks as it did in 1866, when the 15th Regiment used the muskets, uniforms and equipment on display. The cell block originally contained seven cells windowless stone and brick cubicles with an air-hole of about 10 inches diameter in the outer wall. In very cold weather, the luckless inmates were provided with wooden plugs to reduce the winter blasts. In 1847, the cell block was modified to contain five enlarged cells, barred windows and an escape-proof ventilation system. The cell block reveals conditions as they were in 1848. English and French tours available July & August. Hours vary. Free Summer Concerts every Wednesday at 12:30pm and Guard House Theatre daily at 4:30pm throughout July & August. 506-460-2129

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THROUGH SPORTS HISTORY in the permanent exhibit areas and hallways; or Honour a Legend in the shrine area.

7 6 Militia Arms Store ext to the Guard House, on Carleton St., is what N used to be the Militia Arms Store. This is the only remaining wooden structure of the original four to be found in the Garrison District. It was built in 1832 to house military weapons and ammunition for the Royal New Brunswick Regiment. In 1882, a rear addition renovated the building for use as a Military Hospital. It has also been used as a liquor warehouse, temperance hall, caretaker’s residence for the adjacent armouries and is presently the Administration Office for Fredericton Tourism. Tours are unavailable. Visitor Information Centre from November to May. 506-460-2041 1-888-888-4768 A public washroom is located at the back of this building and is open daily June to September. As you cross the street to the library, you will notice the riverfront pedway. The walkway, also accessible by bicycle or wheelchair, links downtown Fredericton and the Historic Garrison District with the riverfront and trails, commonly known as The Green.

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his busy library, located at 12 Carleton St. in the heart of downtown, caters to visitors by offering free Internet access, friendly and knowledgeable reference services, a newspaper and magazine reading area overlooking the St. John River, a welcoming children’s department, rotating art exhibits and ongoing programs and events for adults and children.

Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 10am5pm, Wednesday & Friday 10am-9pm. Closed on Saturdays beginning June 25 until September 17. 506-460-2800; www.gnb.ca/publiclibraries

About the building The building itself is of interest both architecturally, as an example of the 19th century influence of Second Empire style, and historically, located within the original British Military Compound. It was originally built as the Post Office and Customs House, and opened in 1881. Since 1976, it has been home to the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame. Open year-round. Hours vary by season. Tours and special activities offered throughout the year, please call ahead. Groups welcome. Admission: $3/adult, $2/students, $8/family. 506-453-3747; www.nbsportshalloffame.nb.ca

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n front of the Library, at the corner of Queen and ICarleton Sts., is the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame – it’s Where Legends Live! A fun family experience for all ages where you can GET IN THE GAME while testing your skills in the interactive area (which includes a 5-in-1 virtual sports system-the only one of its kind in NB); WALK

ontinue along Queen St. to C the York Sunbury Museum. Inside the one-time Officers’ Quarters is a museum operated by the York-Sunbury Historical Society. The history of the city of Fredericton and surrounding area is interpreted in an engaging manner in several exhibition spaces on


two floors of the building. Exhibitions on the Aboriginal, Acadian and Loyalist inhabitants of the area are featured. New exhibits are added annually. The museum is also home to the world famous 42-pound legend, The Coleman Frog. Inquire about summer children’s programming. About the building The Officers’ Quarters building, with its stone arches, iron handrails and staircase (typical of the Colonial Period) faces the old Parade Square. It originally served as the quarters for the British Officers stationed in Fredericton. The original structure (circa 1786) was made of wood but it was gradually rebuilt with stone. The current structure was completed in 1853. In 1883 Fredericton was honoured to be chosen for the establishment of the first permanent and oldest Canadian military unit, the Royal Canadian Regiment. July to August, Monday to Saturday 10am 5pm, Sunday 12-5pm. April to June & September to November, Tuesday to Saturday 1-4pm. November to April by appointment or by chance. Office staff available year-round, weekdays from 9am-5pm. Group Tours (French and English) can be arranged in advance. Admission: $2/students, $5/adults, $10/family. Children under 6 free. 506-455-6041; info@yorksunburymuseum.com; www.yorksunburymuseum.com

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OFFICERS’ SQUARE

10 Officers’ Square irectly in front of the museum sits Officers’ Square, one of the city’s most beautiful and D historic areas. It was a centre of military activity when Fredericton was garrisoned by the British Army from 1785 to 1869, and by the Canadian Army from 1883 to 1914. During July and August it is the site for outdoor summer concerts, the Changing of the Guard ceremony, daily outdoor theatre, and a variety of festivals and events throughout the year. Garrison Festival and Event Centre The event centre is home to our ceremonial guard and contains public washrooms. In the winter, it serves as a public change area for the Historic Garrison skating rink. For information on programming in Officers’ Square contact 506-460-2129 or visit www.tourismfredericton.ca

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Lord Beaverbrook Statue A bronze statue of Lord Beaverbrook, New Brunswick’s great benefactor, is at the centre of Officers’ Square. Unveiled on August 28, 1957, it was erected through the generous contributions of the children of the province. The Beaverbrook Legacy Lord Beaverbrook (1879-1964) born William Maxwell Aitken in Maple, Ontario, was raised in Newcastle, (now Miramichi) New Brunswick. In 1910, he went to England and allied himself with Andrew Bonar Law, the only Canadian who ever became Prime Minister of Great Britain. In 1916, Maxwell Aitken received the title of Lord Beaverbrook, complete with a coat of arms designed by Rudyard Kipling. Beaverbrook served Britain most notably as Minister of Aircraft Production during World War II. In addition to his various political appointments, he built a publishing empire based on the Daily Express newspaper. He is best remembered in New Brunswick, however, for his many gifts to the province and to the University of New Brunswick (UNB). In 1954, in recognition of his importance to the province, the provincial Legislature declared him “a native son of New Brunswick”. His legacy to Fredericton includes the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, The Playhouse and the Lady Beaverbrook Rink. The Lady Beaverbrook Residence, the Lady Beaverbrook

Gymnasium, and many other buildings on the UNB campus stand as a testament to him and his family. Beaverbrook’s Canadian correspondence and many of the books from his personal collection can be found in the Harriet Irving Library on the UNB campus.

11A River Trails Bike Rentals & Tours over 85 km of magnificent trails! You’ll Efindxperience an assortment of quality

11 Lighthouse on The Green downtown lighthouse, on the banks of Ftheredericton’s St. John River, is fun for the whole family! Find yummy treats or lunch items, Fredericton souvenirs, visitor information, bicycle rentals and tickets for local adventures and special events. The St. John River Play & Learn exhibit has something for everyone. Enjoy free Friday evening and Sunday afternoon concerts on the lower deck or join a yoga class on Wednesday evenings during July and August. Admission to the ground level is FREE. A modest admission fee is charged to explore the Play & Learn exhibit on the upper levels. Tickets for A Day in a Soldiers Life, Haunted Hikes or River Trails Bike Rentals & Tours available.

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Open daily, late May-mid Sept, hours vary. 506-460-2939; www.LighthouseOnTheGreen.ca Public Washrooms. Parking is available in two nearby parking lots off Queen St.

adult, youth and child-sized bicycles and cabooses. We also have a tandem bicycle for adventurous twosomes! Your rental includes a helmet and lock. Lighthouse on The Green staff, next door, will assist you with all of your needs. Guided Bike tours about one and 1/2 hours long, are offered at 9:30am & 2:30pm Wednesday to Sunday. Rentals $7/hour or $25/day, plus tax. Tours start at $8 and include a free bottle of water. Credit card required to secure the rental. Open daily, late May – midSeptember, hours vary. 506-476-RENT (7368).

12 “The Green” Green is a 5 km riverfront system stretching Talonghepathway the St. John River in the heart of downtown. It is linked with over 85 km of trails throughout the city. Riverfront Walkway As beautiful and tranquil as a park, the riverfront walkway


facility. With over 20,000 square feet of meeting space, complimentary wireless internet access, a high-tech HD video conference room, bilingual services, media room and programmable signage, the FCC is a meeting planners dream! Opened in January 2011 and constructed to achieve LEED Silver Certification, a variety of Green Meeting options are available to meeting and event planners. The Fredericton Convention Centre is the ideal venue for meetings, conferences, cultural activities, as well as local community events. During regular business hours you may visit the lobby area of the Fredericton Convention Centre. www.frederictonconventions.ca

The next section, from the Lighthouse to Morell Park at the lower end of Waterloo Row, is the original “Green”. The final segment, stretching from Morell Park, past the Loyalist Cemetery to the Princess Margaret Bridge, is known as the Salamanca Trail. Regent Street Wharf The Regent Street Wharf offers a variety of services to visitors arriving in the capital by boat. These services include a visitor dock with secure access, dumping station, electrical hook-ups to 30 Amps, and water. A Port Warden is on duty daily during June, July & August, and on weekends in May & September. For information on the wharf, contact Capital City Boat Club at info@capitalcityboatclub.com

13 The Fredericton Convention Centre he Fredericton Convention Centre (FCC) is a newly Tconstructed state of the art

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stretches along The Green. Beginning at the Delta Hotel, it stretches to the Princess Margaret Bridge, and boasts a spectacular view. The pathway is divided into four sections. The first stretches from the Delta Hotel to Smythe St., through the area originally settled as St. Anne’s Point. Along this stretch you will see the New Brunswick Peace Officers’ Memorial and the Fredericton Firefighter’s Memorial. The section from Smythe St. to Lighthouse on The Green was named Limpert Lane in October 1997, in honour of Fredericton Olympic Silver Medalist, Marianne Limpert. A pedway connects downtown Fredericton and the Historic Garrison District to the pathway at the old Carleton St. Bridge piers.

rom The Playhouse, cross St. John St. and continue down FQueen St. On your right is the majestic Provincial Legislative Assembly Building. Serving as the seat of government in New Brunswick since 1882, the present day building replaced the old Province Hall, which was destroyed by fire in 1880. The main legislature entrance opens into a vestibule and hallway hung with portraits of former Lieutenant Governors. Beyond is a large selfsupporting spiral staircase. The Chamber reflects the taste of the late Victorians. The wallpaper is Japanesque; the oriental-style carpet, commissioned in England, is in traditional green; and the chandeliers are made of brass with crystal prisms.

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he Playhouse is Fredericton’s performance venue. The 709-soft-seat theatre is the place to catch live performances by regional, national, and international musicians, dance companies and theater companies. The Playhouse was given to the people of New Brunswick in 1964 by publishing baron Lord Beaverbrook (see page 22). The award-winning venue is a favourite stop for national touring artists and also serves as a venue for local professional and amateur productions. Box Office: 506-458-8344; www.theplayhouse.ca

Next to the Legislature is a modest stone building, the ground floor of which was built in 1816 as an office for the Provincial Secretary. The upper floors were added in 1869. It is the oldest surviving public building in Fredericton and houses offices relating to the Legislative Assembly. Hours: When the Legislature is not in session, you may visit the Assembly Chamber and take photographs. When the Legislature is in session, you may sit in the public gallery and watch the proceedings. Late-May to late-August: Free guided tours daily, 9am-5pm (last tour at 4:30pm). September to late-May, Monday to Friday 9am-4pm. Group tours can be arranged. 506-453-2527; www.gnb.ca/legis/index.asp

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16 The Beaverbrook Art Gallery “It may be that I am recalled chiefly as the builder and founder of an art gallery. The labour of my age may prove more lasting than the strident achievements of youth or the aggressive toil of middle life … The eyes of youth, falling upon these walls, may draw from them an impulse to create and emulate.”

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he quote is an excerpt from Lord Beaverbrook’s address at the official opening of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery on September 16, 1959. As the provincial art gallery of New Brunswick, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery is dedicated to acquiring, exhibiting and interpreting the best in Canadian and international art. Some of the gallery favourites include works by Mary Pratt, Alex Colville, Fred Ross, James Wilson Morrice, Cornelius Krieghoff and of course the works of Salvador Dali. Make 2011 your year to visit the Beaverbrook Art Gallery - check the Gallery website or local media for special exhibitions and events. The Gallery and Gallery Shop are open year-round. The Gallery offers educational art programs for adults and children. Monday to Saturday 9am-5:30pm from AprOct; closed on Mondays from Oct-Apr Thursdays 9am-9pm; Sundays and Holidays 12-5:30pm. Closed Christmas Day. New Year’s Levee 12-2pm. Admission: $8/adult; $6/seniors; $3/students; $18/family (two adults and two children under 18). Thursdays after 5:30pm Pay as you Wish. Group tour rates available. 506-458-2028; bag@beaverbrookartgallery.org; www.beaverbrookartgallery.org

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As you move down Queen St. from The Beaverbrook Art Gallery to Gallery 78, you’ll meet Robbie Burns. A statue of this famous Scottish poet was erected in 1906 by the Fredericton Society of St. Andrews, in cooperation with other Scottish societies in the province. In 2011 the pedestal is being re-constructed to ensure stability, and the statue is being refurbished.


17 Crocket House, Gallery 78 and Coach House allery 78, in the Crocket House, is situated in Fredericton’s historic downtown, overlooking The Green and the St. John River, steps away from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and Christ Church Cathedral. Established in 1976, Gallery 78 is the oldest private art gallery in New Brunswick, representing both established and emerging artists, focusing on Atlantic Canada, with emphasis on the art of New Brunswick. Paintings, sculptures, photography, original prints, and fine crafts are offered in frequently changing displays. The gallery presents major solo and group exhibitions throughout the year and two artists, David McKay and AlexanDrya Eaton maintain studios within the gallery.

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Gallery 78 is a member of the Art Dealers Association of Canada.

About the building Built in 1900, the three-storey wood frame house is predominately Queen Anne Revival. The 19th century saw Fredericton house designs incorporating a blend of popular structural modes in a “picturesque eclectic” style. The Crocket house embodies these with its circular tower, bay windows and ornate interior appointments. It has been called Crocket House since the 1930’s when the Dr. William Crocket family resided there. In 1989, it was renovated for use as the gallery. The Coach House is the home of the Calithumpian Theatre Company and the starting point of the Haunted Hikes. Gallery 78: Tuesday to Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday 10am 3pm; Sunday 1-4pm. Group tours and individual appointments outside regular gallery hours can be arranged in advance. Services are available in English, French & German. 506-454-5192; www.gallery78.com Calithumpians Theatre Company; 506-457-1975. Haunted Hikes July & August Monday to Saturday at 9:15pm. $13/adults & $8/child

You may now continue along Waterloo Row for a short side trip or go directly to #19, Christ Church Cathedral.

18 Waterloo Row Cenotaph Across from Gallery 78, is the Fredericton Cenotaph dedicated on November 11,

1923. The cenotaph provides a permanent reminder of the sacrifices made by local residents during various wars and conflicts. Trans Canada Trail Pavilion Officially opened on August 4, 1997, the Trans Canada Trail Pavilion is one of several such pavilions across Canada located along the Trans Canada Trail. Inside the pavilion are maps of the trails in the Fredericton area and the names of individuals who have made donations to help build the trail.

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Dunn Fountain Nearby is a marble fountain imported from the gardens of Stowe House in Buckinghamshire, England. It was placed on The Green by Lord Beaverbrook in memory of his friend Sir James Dunn, also originally from New Brunswick.

Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge Adjacent to the pavilion is an old CN Railway bridge, which has been transformed into a trail bridge connecting the north and south sides of Fredericton. The bridge is part of the Trans Canada Trail network / NB Trail system and is 1,905 feet long. Historic Architecture Walking down Waterloo Row, visitors will discover a number of stately private homes. For history and architecture buffs, the Fredericton Heritage Trust produces the book “Building Capital” containing detailed information about homes in this area. This book can be purchased at Westminster Books on King St., Botinicals on Queen St., and the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. No tours are available of these homes. Loyalist Cemetery Walk along on The Green toward the river past the ball diamond and follow the gravel lane to the right into a secluded area that is the

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Loyalist Cemetery. A few stones remain to mark where the first Loyalists are buried. They died in impoverished shelters on the nearby flats during the harsh winter of 1783-84.

If you have taken this short side trip along Waterloo Row, simply retrace your steps back to downtown Fredericton, and continue your self-guided walking tour with Attraction #19 Christ Church Cathedral.

20 Science East ocated at 668 Brunswick St., in the former York LCounty Jail, Science East science centre is dedicated to science discovery and hands on learning. Home to over 150 exhibits, the centre inspires and excites visitors of all ages.

19 Christ Church Cathedral National Historic Site up Church St. from 78 / Crocket House JandustGallery Coach House is Christ Church Cathedral, considered to be the first Cathedral in North America (1845 - 1853) to adhere to the exacting standards of the mid-19th century Gothic Revival in church architecture. Modeled after the medieval parish church of St. Mary’s at Snettisham, England, built according to the express wishes of Bishop John Medley, and designed by Frank Wills and William Butterfield, the Cathedral was declared a National Historic Site in 1983.

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The cathedral cornerstone was laid in 1845, construction was complete by 1853, and it was consecrated that year by Bishop John Medley, first Bishop of Fredericton under whose auspices it was built. His

exquisite cenotaph is at the east end of the cathedral, surrounded by the many fine examples of woodworking and stained glass art that add depth and character to this awesome structure. Free Guided Tours July 1 to August 31, Monday to Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 2-5pm. Ask us about Fall Tours. During the remainder of year visitors are welcome to visit the Cathedral on their own from Monday to Friday; 9am-4pm 506-4508500; www.christchurchcathedral.com

Although not on public display, the Cathedral also contains the letters patent of Queen Victoria, appointing the Rev. John Medley as Bishop of Fredericton, and constituting the Town of Fredericton to be a city. It also possesses a Royal Bible, which was presented by Albert, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII).

Leave a glowing image on the shadow wall, sit on a chair of nails, meet some exotic insects and explore the jail museum. In Atlantic Canada’s only outdoor science playground, spin on the human gyroscope, play a game of giant chess or tackle the climbing wall. Summer science shows happen twice daily at 11am and 2pm. This bilingual science centre is a perfect place for family fun. About the building Opened in1842, this former bread and water prison has walls consisting of 40” of solid granite. The building was a functioning jail until 1996. Visit Science East in this amazing historic venue today! Science East Play…Discover…Learn Summer Hours (June 1 to August 31): Monday to Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12-4pm, Winter Hours (September 1 to May 31) Monday to Friday 12-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday closed. Admission: $5 child/student, $7/senior, $8/adult, $22/family of 4 (each additional child $3) 506-457-2340; science@scienceeast.nb.ca; www.scienceeast.nb.ca


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he Fredericton Boyce Farmers’ Market sits in the Gaol’s (Jail’s) back yard. The building fronts on George St., and the grounds stretch to Regent St. Open every Saturday morning, the market is the liveliest, most colourful spot in town! The Boyce Farmers’ Market was named one of the ten best Farmers’ Markets in Canada (Canadian Traveller – May, 2009). The Market is a cornucopia of meats, vegetables, baked goods, maple products and ethnic foods; a treasure-trove of art, crafts and flowers. Some of the farmers, artists, artisans and enthusiastic entrepreneurs are as interesting as their wares, and some of the people who frequent the market are more interesting than everything else combined! The Farmers’ Market in Fredericton pre-dates the city’s founding. In 1785 area residents petitioned the governor of the day to create a townsite - a prerequisite for holding a market. The Boyce Market building was constructed in 1951. A bequest of $40,000 from the estate of Walter W. Boyce, a prominent local businessman, got the project off the ground. The York County Council paid the rest of the construction costs. The Market houses 217 stalls.

understanding that British soldiers stationed in Fredericton were to have seats in the church free of charge.

Downtown Fredericton Artist Market Featuring work from artisans both emerging and established in a wide variety of media, the Downtown Artist Market offers a unique urban experience. Weekly artisan demonstrations offer a peek behind the curtain of handmade craft, and a new musician entertains each week!

The building, erected in the mid -1840’s, was replaced in 1965 by the present modern structure on Regent and Brunswick Sts. Two chapels honour The Sacred Heart of Jesus, and Mary, the Mother of Perpetual Help; its 14 stations of the cross are hand carved in linden wood. Bishop Dollard’s Episcopal chair occupies a place of honour at St. Dunstan’s, and a moving painting of “The Crucifixion”, a consecration gift to Bishop Dollard from his friends in Quebec, still hangs there too.

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Saturdays only; 6am-1pm 506-451-1815; bycfrmmk@nbnet.nb.ca; www.boycefarmersmarket.com

Visitors are welcome to visit the church on their own. The church is open daily. 506-444-6001; stdun@stdunstansparish.ca; www.stdunstansparish.ca

22 St. Dunstan’s Church the market, walk up Brunswick St. On the corner Fof rom Brunswick and Regent Sts. you will find St. Dunstan’s Roman Catholic Church. Father Michael Sweeney, from the Diocese of Quebec, was the first Roman Catholic missionary to Fredericton. He purchased property on Regent St., and built a small chapel in 1824. On September 30, 1842, the Diocese of New Brunswick was created and the Rt. Rev. William Dollard, V.G., was named its bishop by Pope Gregory XVI. The small chapel was moved to the rear of the lot and used as a school and, in 1845, Bishop Dollard began construction of a new St. Dunstan’s Church. Upon completion it became the cathedral and Episcopal Seat of the diocese - the first Roman Catholic Cathedral built in the new Diocese of New Brunswick. The British government made a donation to the church with the

23 The Old Public Burial Ground rom St. Dunstan’s cross Regent St. at the corner of FBrunswick. About the middle of the block, in the Old Town Platt is one of the most historically important cemeteries in New Brunswick. The Old Public Burial Ground is the final resting place for many of the Loyalist families who founded New Brunswick, as well as its first clergy, judges, and government officials. They lie with the families of the English governors, members of the British regiments stationed in Fredericton, and the early settlers from the British Isles from whom many Frederictonians are descended. This cemetery was used for more than 100 years. In 2009 park benches and a detailed map of the cemetery were installed. Open to the public from 8am-8pm daily.

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During summer, guided tours are available weekdays. Summer concerts every Wednesday night throughout August. Check at the door off the Carleton St. parking lot. 506-458-1066; www.wilmotuc.nb.ca

Wilmot United Church alk north on Carleton St. to the corner of King St. W to the Wilmot United Church.

In 1925, the Fredericton Methodist Church entered the United Church of Canada and adopted the name ‘Wilmot’ in honour of its leading layman, Lemuel Allen Wilmot, who was born in Fredericton and named the Lieutenant Governor of NB.

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Among the church’s stained glass windows is one by the WM Studio installed in 1913, and in recent years reidentified by researchers and deemed to be a valuable find in Canada. Wilmot’s pipe

Visitors are welcome to visit the church on their own from Monday to Friday, 9am4:30pm. No guided tours are available. 506-458-8348; www.bsbc.nb.ca

From Brunswick St., continue on York, turn right on George St. St. Anne’s Chapel of Ease is on the corner of George and Westmorland Sts.

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A group of Loyalist men and women formed the Fredericton Methodist Society in 1791, the year of John Wesley’s death. The congregation outgrew one chapel, lost another by fire, and built the church that stands today in 1852. Matthew Stead, the Saint John architect, made full use of native wood and local craftsmen (most of the interior decoration is hand-carved). It is one of the oldest buildings in regular use in the city, and the last of the great wooden churches, which dominated the skyline of 19th century Fredericton. From 1852 to 1974, a unique wooden hand carved by Edward Charters topped the tallest spire in Fredericton. The hand is displayed in the sanctuary.

Brunswick, it boasts a 60-foot tower with a spire that extends a further eight feet and a beautiful tracery window over the main entrance. The Gothic decoration of the semicircular sanctuary and balcony is bathed in the glow of several stained-glass windows.

25 Brunswick Street Baptist Church Wilmot Church walk down King St. and turn left Fontorom York St. Walk one block to Brunswick Street Baptist Church on the corner of Brunswick and York Sts. This congregation is descended from the 13 members who organized the first Baptist Church in the area on January 1, 1814. They gathered in a meeting house on the north side of King St., below Regent. By 1840 the congregation had grown large enough to need a new church. That wooden structure built on this site and dedicated in 1840, was destroyed by fire in 1882. That same year the congregation laid the cornerstone of the fine NeoGothic church that stands today. Built of purple-blue freestone quarried in New

26 St. Anne’s Chapel of Ease "A place of worship with free seats" hen Bishop John Medley came from England in W 1845, he brought architect Frank Wills with him. He set this young man to work to design a church that would in the Bishop’s words, “provide a place of worship with free seats for the poor and coloured people of the parish who lived on the outskirts of Fredericton”. Consecrated on March 18, 1847, St. Anne’s Chapel of Ease became Canada’s first free church.


The Lych-gate The low stone wall that surrounds the chapel is interrupted by a lych-gate. The word “lych” comes from an old English word meaning “corpse”. These roofed structures, which date back to sixteenth-century England, were designed to protect the coffin from inclement weather during funeral services. This particular gate is believed to be one of only a few such gates remaining in North America. Tours are available June to August; Monday to Friday from 9am–1pm and 1:305pm. 506-451-0630; www.parishchurch.ca Follow York St. toward the river, cross Queen St. and you’re back where you started your walking tour at City Hall. But don’t leave town yet! The following pages of this book are filled with more historic, educational and recreational points of interest in Fredericton.

Southside City Driving Tour As you leave downtown Fredericton, take Queen St. to Northumberland St. Go one block and turn right on to King St. then; drive one block to the intersection of King and Smythe Sts. Proceed through the intersection; you are now on Woodstock Road. The group of buildings on the right form the Victoria Health Centre, in behind you will find the Small Craft Aquatic Centre. Just past the Victoria Health Centre you will see Government House on the right.

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About the building Bishop Medley believed that Gothic architecture and Christianity were inseparable, and that the chapel’s pointedarch design and stonework were synonymous with morality. The sandstone on the Chapel exterior, the hardstone buttresses, and the trim came from New Brunswick; as did the butternut that was used for most of the interior woodwork. Symbolic of the Trinity, the number three appears frequently in the Chapel. From almost 20 metres (64 feet) in the air, amid the stately elms, three bells have been calling people to worship for over a century and a half. The Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, England cast these bells, the largest weighing 532 pounds. In 2010, St. Anne's Chapel of Ease was added to Fredericton's local Historic Places Register.

contemporary gallery spaces, which overlook the majestic St. John River.

1 Government House National and Provincial Historic Site his National Historic Site, built in 1828, has been Tgloriously restored to its earlier splendour and is again the official residence and office of the Province’s LieutenantGovernor. Begin your visit at the visitor reception centre, located just inside the east-side entrance to the building, where you will find the history and stories of the people who have shaped life in New Brunswick. The main floor presents the restored staterooms including the Breakfast, Drawing and Dining Rooms. Discover on the second floor New Brunswick’s artistic culture first hand in the

About the building This important National Historic site served as the official residence for 14 of New Brunswick’s Lieutenant Governors, until closing in 1894. During the years leading up to Confederation, Government House was “centre-stage” for the frustrations, fears, and intrigues, which culminated in the union of British North America. It was here that Lieutenant Governor Sir Arthur Hamilton Gordon worked with pro-confederation advocates in the Canada’s, as well as New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, to bring about our entry into Confederation. The 11-acre site was formerly the location of the 17th Century Acadian settlement known as Sainte-Anne. It was here that the trading firm of Baptiste et Martel associés was established in 1692. Located nearby is an early burial ground where both Wolastoquewiyik (Maliseet) and Acadian peoples are buried. Known as Sitansisk,

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the burial ground is a traditional meeting location for the Peoples of the Wolastoq. Free guided tours available from Victoria Day (May) to Labour Day (Sept ), Monday to Saturday from 10am-5pm; Sunday 12-5pm. Last tour at 4pm. Labour Day (September 5) to Mid May, weekdays 10am5pm (by appointment). 506-453-2505; www.gnb.ca/lg

2 Wilmot Park irectly across the street from Government House is D Wilmot Park. Once the gardens of Government House, it is beautifully landscaped with a multitude of perennial and shrub beds. The park boasts immaculate lawns, walking trails (perimeter groomed in the winter for

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cross country skiing), lighted tennis courts, basketball court, lawn bowling, Stepping Stone Senior Centre, gazebo, children’s playground, sun shelter, a huge wading pool, and is a perfect spot for a picnic. The title deed of the 12-acre park was originally given to City Council in 1895, by Loyalist descendant, Edward Wilmot, as a gift for “the commonality of Fredericton.” Years before, in 1860, there was a “rush to ready the Pleasure Ground,” as it was fittingly named by the citizens, for the long-awaited arrival of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, who was the first visit of a “kingly personage” upon the shores of New Brunswick. Proceeding up Woodstock Road past Government House and Wilmot Park, take the first left onto Rookwood Avenue. Follow this street all the way to the end and you will enter the parking lot of Odell Park.

3 Odell Park & Odell Arboretum dell Park is a 175-hectare (432-acre), year-round O park within the heart of Fredericton. Visitors will find a duck pond, barbecue pits, picnic tables, a children’s playground, and a lodge that was opened by the Queen Mother in 1967. There are also 16 km of trails winding their way through a varied forest. Some of the trees in the park are more than 400 years old! On the upper perimeter of the park, visitors may be able to catch a local ball game or visit the Fredericton Botanic Gardens. In the winter, visitors can skate


The park is also home to the Odell Arboretum and New Brunswick Species Collection. Since no natural resource is more present in New Brunswick than the trees that make up our great forests, it is especially fitting that the province’s capital city features an arboretum containing all the tree species native to New Brunswick. The 2.8 km arboretum trail winds through the woods past 41 separate sites where individual tree species grow naturally. It takes 2-3 hours to cover the entire trail. If time and/or energy are in short supply, you may choose to walk just one or two of the three loops that make up the entire trail. The first loop incorporates a section suitable for all trail users. For those even more pressed for time, the New Brunswick Species Collection shows examples of every native New Brunswick tree species set in a park environment of lawns, paths and benches. The arboretum was built in 1985 at the suggestion of Senator Muriel Ferguson, who thought the creation of the arboretum would be an appropriate way for Fredericton to mark its bicentennial as capital. Odell Park is open daily 7am10pm. A trail brochure and map are located in the garden parking lot, or can be picked up at the Community Services Department, 335 Queen St., or at Fredericton Tourism, 11 Carleton St. or at the Visitor Information Centers. Guided tours can be arranged for groups. 506-460-2230

Leaving Odell Park, turn left on Waggoners Lane and proceed to Hanwell Road. Turn left onto Hanwell Road and proceed to the top of the hill. Turn left at the lights, and you will be on Prospect St. A short drive later, on your left hand side you will find the entrance to the Prospect St. Ball Fields and the Fredericton Botanic Garden.

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he Garden entrance, through the colourful shrub plantings at the Prospect St. parking lot, leads to mature perennial beds and beyond to further shrub plantings, ponds, woodland trails and outstanding views across the river. The large rhododendron and azalea collection in the center of the Garden provides a magnificent display of colour in June and is the Garden’s major attraction. Nearby plantings of lilacs, roses and other shrubs provide interest in each season, and ponds are being developed as a water feature. 2 km of walking trails wander through mature woods and along a creek. The origins of the landscapes and plant communities of the central St. John River Valley are described at an interpretive kiosk. Established in 1990 this developmental garden is continuing to evolve through the efforts of the members of the FBGA in cooperation with the City of Fredericton. The annual Plant Sale takes place the fourth Sunday in May and the Treasured Garden Tour takes place on the second Saturday in July. Visitors are welcome at any time. Admission to the Garden is free. Guided tours can be arranged. 506-452-9269

Exiting the parking lot turn right and proceed back to the intersection of Prospect St. and Hanwell Road. Turn left onto Hanwell Road and proceed 3 km until you come to Kingswood Entertainment Centre on your left.

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on the outdoor rink, slide down the hills and cross-country ski on groomed trails.

ingswood, Fredericton’s one-stop Family K Entertainment Centre is designed to service the recreational, entertainment and competitive needs of the entire family. Kingswood offers 30 lanes of candlepin bowling, an indoor playground featuring a 21 foot high playclimber, along with a toddler playspace, a state-of-the-art Fitness Centre, a “world class” Gymnastics Facility and “McKinleys Open Ice”, Fredericton‘s year-round indoor skating rink. Kingswood is also home to Pizza Hut Express and a food court offering a variety of menu items and snacks. All this combined with a 27-hole golf facility featuring an 18-hole signature, a 9-hole executive golf course and a complete practice facility makes Kingswood your one-stop family destination. Open year-round. Hours vary. 506-444-9500; alex@kingswoodpark.com; www.kingswoodpark.com

Leaving Kingswood, turn right onto Hanwell Road. Continue for approximately 2.5 km, and turn right onto Bishop Drive. This will take you across the top of the city behind Prospect St. which offers department store shopping and restaurants. Turn right at the end of Bishop Drive, and this will take you to Regent St. The large building to your right is the headquarters for J Division of the RCMP. Directly across the street is Knowledge Park, a centre

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Turn left onto Regent St. To your right, at the first intersection, you will see the Hugh John Flemming Forestry Complex. This Centre of Excellence in Forestry is home to the Maritime Forest Ranger School, the provincial Dept. of Natural Resources & Energy, Dept. of Natural Resources Canada, the University of New Brunswick Tweeddale Centre for Forest Industrial Research, the Maritime Forestry Complex Corporation and several other forestry associations. Continuing along Regent St. and through the intersection at Regent and Prospect St., you’ll see the CBC Radio and Television Station on your right. Continuing down Regent St., also on your right, you will see a large white building with orange coloured trim. This is the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital and the Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Centre. As you proceed just past the intersection of Regent and Priestman Sts., to your right you will see Le Centre Communautaire SainteAnne. This is the cultural and community centre for Francophones in Fredericton. The building houses two schools for some 1,100 students from kindergarten to grade 12, as well as a day care centre, school/public library, gymnasium, and French community radio station. More than 25 nonprofit groups use the centre for their activities. It is also the place to catch live French performances throughout the year. 506-453-2731; www.centre-sainteanne.nb.ca

At the intersection of Regent and Montgomery Sts., turn right and continue until you come to Duffie Drive, the third street on your left. This is the entrance to the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University campuses. Follow Duffie Drive to the traffic circle. Turn left at the circle and proceed down over the hill by St. Thomas University, which is also on your left.

6 St. Thomas University t. Thomas University, SFredericton’s located at the summit of College Hill, is among the top undergraduate institutions in Canada, and is nationally recognized as a leader in liberal arts. Founded in 1910, this catholic university welcomes students and faculty of all faiths and beliefs. As a small university, St. Thomas has invested resources in a limited number of programs liberal arts, education, and social work. Consequently, its programs are focused, intensive and comprehensive. The University is also home to the Atlantic Human Rights Centre, the Holocaust Centre, and the New Brunswick and Atlantic Studies Research and Development Centre. As an exclusively undergraduate university, STU’s approximately 2,500 students are given the opportunity to actively participate in the learning experience. Classes are designed to encourage students to interact with both their peers and their professors in a meaningful way. For its size, St. Thomas has some of the finest facilities in

the country, including a state-ofthe-art fitness centre and Fredericton’s only black box theatre. St. Thomas shares a wide range of services and facilities with the University of New Brunswick and its students can take elective courses for credit. This unique relationship between the two universities gives students all the advantages of being part of an intimate academic community and, at the same time, the library, athletic, health, social and cultural facilities of an institution several times its size.

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for information technology development. Also directly across the street is the Corbett Centre, a large shopping and dining area, including Winners, Michaels, Home Depot, Montana’s and East Side Mario’s.

Visitors are welcome to celebrate mass on Sundays at 11am in the chapel in George Martin Hall. To arrange a campus tour, call the Admissions Office at 506-452-0532; www.stu.ca

Just past St. Thomas University, you will look down Dineen Drive over a large portion of the University of New Brunswick Campus.

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he United Empire Loyalists founded the university in 1785, making it one of the oldest public universities in North America. UNB is a leading national university that is making a significant difference in its community and around the world. The displays in the Great Hall of Sir Howard Douglas Hall, which is the oldest university building still in use in Canada, feature two famous graduates: Sir Charles G. D. Roberts, known as the Father of Canadian Literature; and Bliss Carman, hailed as Canada’s Poet

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Laureate. Portraits of university presidents adorn the walls and stained glass windows depict events including that of the Loyalist fathers with their petition to found the university in 1785. Canada’s oldest observatory is located on the UNB campus. The national historic siteBrydone Jack Observatory was built in 1851. The Fredericton campus (a second campus is located in Saint John) is home to 11 academic faculties. Its law school and engineering programs are consistently among Canada’s best. UNB is making significant contributions in the field of research – developing the technology that will be part of NASA’s next mission to Mars, creating navigation systems that will redefine flight patterns around the world, and advancing artificial limb technology and internet security. UNB Fredericton has over 8,000 students in its fulltime undergraduate and graduate programs. Free tours can be arranged by contacting the Office of Ufirst: Integrated Recruitment and Retention 506-458-7719. Tours of the Brydone Jack Observatory can be arranged by calling the Science faculty at 506-453-4586; www.unb.ca

Near the bottom of Dineen Drive, to the left, is the building housing the Provincial Archives.

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in the Bonar Ethestablished Law-Bennett Building on University of New

Brunswick Campus in 1967, the Provincial Archives is the centre for primary research in New Brunswick history. It collects and preserves documents bearing on all aspects of the history of New Brunswick. Holding more than 19,000 linear metres of textual records; 374,000 maps, plans, and architectural items; 339,000 photos; 15,000 hours of sound recordings; 6,000 hours of film; and 5,900 hours of video. It offers a multi faceted view of the province and its people - from Acadian and pre-Loyalists periods to the present. The holdings of textual records from the legislature, government offices, courts and private sources, as well as photographs, cartographic and architectural documents, audiovisual material and microfilm copies of holdings from other repositories respond to virtually any interest. Government and legal researchers, scholars in all branches of history, school classes, family historians, environmentalists, engineers, surveyors, as well as interested individuals regularly use its documentary holdings. There is usually an exhibit of archival material on display. Open for research Monday to Friday from 10am-5pm, and on Saturday from 8:30am-5pm. Closed on Sundays and statutory holidays. 506-453-2122; provincial.archives@gnb.ca; www.archives.gnb.ca

Continue past the archives to the bottom of the hill. Turn right onto Beaverbrook St., then left onto Waterloo Row. On your left you will see the E. John Bliss Water Treatment Plant. This stateof-the-art facility began providing water to the citizens of Fredericton in May 2009. Continue along Waterloo Row go under the overpass and you are once again on Queen St. Hope you enjoyed your circle tour of Fredericton’s southside.

Northside City Driving Tour As you leave downtown Fredericton, take Queen St. to Westmorland St. Turn right onto Westmorland and you will be on the Westmorland Street Bridge. This will take you to Fredericton’s northside. The second bridge exit is for Main St. / Union St. Continue straight down the ramp and you will come to Union St. Turn right on Union, and continue through the first set of lights. You will pass 8 streets on your left (1 km), then on your right you will find the Ducks Unlimited building, which is next to Carleton Park.

1 Ducks Unlimited Conservation Centre at 752 Union St. Ltheocated next to Carleton Park along banks of the St. John River, the Ducks Unlimited Centre is a great place to learn about the wonders of wetlands and why wetlands are important for wildlife, people and a healthy environment. See the resident turtles, touch the interactive displays, and watch osprey fish from the porch!


Next to Ducks Unlimited is Carleton Park. Continue along Union St. to the intersection of Union and Gibson Sts. Turn right and you will enter the park.

During the last quarter of the 19th Century the site was also used as a railway yard. Leaving the park, proceed straight onto Gibson St. Follow Gibson St. until it becomes Canada St. Continue along Canada St. until you come to the intersection of Canada and Bridge Sts. (watch for the bridge on your right). You are now in the heart of Marysville.

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his 4.41 hectares (11 acres) of waterfront green space offers a spectacular view of Fredericton’s downtown and the most amazing sunsets. A public boat launch is accessible. Benches and shelters make this a wonderful picnic site. A Fort Nashwaak (NAXOAT) monument can be viewed in the grass to the left of the entrance, describing the history of the Fort erected in 1692. Carleton Park is located on the city’s trail network, North Riverfront Trail, making it an ideal destination from the Lighthouse on The Green and across the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge (follow the trail shown on the centrefold map). Originally in the old Village of Gibson, the park was developed after the Town of Devon was amalgamated with the City of Fredericton in 1945.

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The area has a varied history. In 1888, the area was used as the site for unloading granite to build the first train bridge across the St. John River at Fredericton. Following the Gibson Fire in 1893, the area was used for 50 years by a succession of lumber mills.

National Historic District s one of Canada’s best preserved examples of a A 19th-century mill town, Marysville, just 10 km from the centre of Fredericton, was designated a National Historic District by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. A big brick cotton mill dominates Marysville, now a part of Fredericton. Its streets are lined with rows of brick workers’ tenements, elegant managers’ homes, stores, and churches. Here, 19th century industrial and social structures

come to life. What began as a modest sawmill village on the Nashwaak River became a booming, prosperous town through the genius and foresight of Alexander ‘Boss’ Gibson. The cotton mill operated profitably well into the 1940’s, essentially employing most of the town’s population. However, the end of the war brought foreign competition and the mill was forced to close in 1970’s. The Cotton Mill, as it is still affectionately known, was designated a National Historic Site in 1986.

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Open year round, Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Free admission. Youth education programs available: $2/youth (min 10 participants). 506-458-8848; du_fredericton@ducks.ca; www.ducks.ca

The Government of New Brunswick bought the building in the 1980’s and upgraded it for office use. More of the rich and colourful history of Marysville and a selfguided walking tour can be found in “A Tour of Boss Gibson’s Marysville – A Nineteenth Century Mill Town”. The booklet is available at Westminster Books on King St. Visit his new monument located at the North end of the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge. Retrace your steps back down Canada and Gibson Sts. At the intersection of Gibson and Union, you can turn right and head back downtown. Proceed to the next set of traffic lights. Turn left at the lights and this will take you back on to the Westmorland Street Bridge to downtown Fredericton.

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Up River Driving Tour of opportunities to indulge in delectable NB specialties like maple fudge and autumn apples.

As you leave downtown Fredericton, take Queen St. to Northumberland St. Go one block and turn right onto King St. and drive one block to the intersection of King and Smythe Sts. Proceed through the intersection and you are on Woodstock Road. To experience the attractions upriver of Fredericton, simply head north of Fredericton on Route 102. After 7 km on Route 102, you will notice on the right Hartt Island RV Resort & Bucket Club Activity Park.

Just before the Dam take a right at French Village Kingsclear Residence Road, continue along and you will come upon the Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility.

Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility Bucket Club Activity Park

One of the largest conservation Atlantic salmon hatcheries in the world.

An awesome family park with brand new waterpark featuring slides, vortex sprays and a toddler pool & slide. You can also enjoy a game of minigolf. Site of Hartt Island RV Resort

In the initial planning stages of the Mactaquac hydro project, fish collection and salmon hatchery facilities were established to protect migrating fish whose path would be blocked by the dam.

Open daily from 9am - 11pm. May 1 to October 11. 506-462-9400; info@harttisland.com

Salmon migrating up the St. John River are collected at the dam and transported to the hatchery. Fish are sorted and most are released above the headpond to continue their migration to spawning grounds. Approximately 900,000 juvenile salmon, from the St. John River and some endangered inner Bay of Fundy Rivers are raised at the hatchery, of which about 600,000 are released as fry, 300,000 as fall parr and about 100,000 as one-year-old smolts in the spring.

Continue west on Route 102 until you reach the Mactaquac Exit, you are now in the Mactaquac area.

1 Hartt Island RV Resort onvenient Capital City location overlooking the C scenic St. John River. The campground has 50 amp, full service Big Rig sites and free WiFi. Experience the power of nature on our amazing riverboat island tours, canoe/kayak rentals, or biking/walking trails.

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Open daily from 9am – 11pm. May 1 to October 11. Reservations accepted. 2475 Route 102; 1-866-4629400; www.harttisland.com

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he Mactaquac area is filled with much to see. The Biodiversity Facility, the Generating Station, and the Provincial Park are just a few of the attractions. Activities range from swimming, boating and camping in the summer months. But there is more. The scenery is spectacular; the craft shops offer distinctive lines of local handcrafts; and there are lots

In the fall, captive-reared adults are released for natural spawning, primarily in their rivers/tributaries of origin: about 300 endangered iBoF Atlantic Salmon in rivers and up to 2000 St. John River adults, primarly in the Tobique River. Visitors in late June and July may be able to watch hatchery staff measure, tag and vaccinate adult salmon in the sorting facility. Other rearing ponds housing various stages of salmon can also be observed in a section of the main hatchery. The life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon and activities of the facility are demonstrated through displays and signage


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along the tour. Self-guided tours are available Mon-Fri June 15 to Sept 30 from 8:30am-3:30pm. Guided tours are available throughout the year by appointment only. 506-363-3021

Retrace your steps back to Route 105 turn right to cross the Mactaquac Dam. Once across take the first right to the Mactaquac Generating Station.

Mactaquac Generating Station n 1963, in an effort to meet a growing need for electricity, New Brunswick began construction of a large hydro dam to raise the level of the river behind it by almost 37.5m (123 feet), flooding the lowlying part of the valley for more than 80 km (50 miles). The dam was completed in 1968. Today, a fascinating tour will give you background on the massive project, and an understanding of how the largest hydroelectric generating station in the Maritimes operates. The Station produces 672 MW of electricity from six units.

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Mactaquac Provincial Park NB Top Attraction ith great swimming beaches and stunning fall colours, Mactaquac Provincial Park is New Brunswick’s largest recreation park at 525 hectares (1,200 acres) of open land and forest. This top NB attraction was named one of the 25 best campgrounds in Canada by Today’s Parenting Magazine 2009. The park overlooks the magnificent headpond above the Mactaquac Dam on the St. John River.

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The Park features 303 campground sites, a variety of camping services, campers’ store, TreeGo and a recreation centre with games, organized activities and special events.

Mactaquac is popular for both water-based and land-based activities. It is home to an 18hole championship golf course with a staff pro available for lessons. The park features a wonderful network of nature trails, beaver ponds and free picnic sites. See page 14 for a description of the Great Canadian Beaver Pond voyage experience. With two supervised beaches, power and Free tours are available midMay to Labour Day (September sailboat marinas, swimming 5), from 9am-4:30pm. Tours are and boating are popular not appropriate for toddlers, activities. For a unique getaway, preschool-aged children or Lakeway Houseboat Vacations pets. No open toe shoes offers houseboats for hourly allowed. Group tours (6 or cruises or multi-day rentals. more) can be arranged www.lakewayhouseboats.com throughout the year by calling 506-462-3886 (May to September) or 506-462-3800.

At the stop sign when leaving the Mactaquac Generating Station, turn left and go to the bottom of the hill. On route 105 turn right and continue on this route (approx. 5 km) to the Mactaquac Provincial Park.

Mactaquac Provincial Park Administration Office is open Monday to Friday 8am4:30pm. 506-363-4747 (includes evenings and weekends). Mactaquac Golf ProShop, 506-363-4926 Mactaquac Lodge, 506-3634145. Mactaquac Provincial Park Campground, 506-3634916 (seasonal)

TreeGo ne of the region’s newest attractions, set in the O treetops of Mactaquac Provincial Park. Fun, freedom and personal reward are what TreeGo is all about. The aerial adventure courses offer a diverse and exciting experience within the comfort of knowing that you’re attached to continuous safety cables. No matter what your age or fitness level, TreeGo courses are designed for your pleasure in a unique outdoor environment. TreeGo’s self-managed courses for children, teens and adults allow you to move through a series of surprises and progressively challenging treeto-tree activities. With multiple activities in a course, you decide how far and how fast to exercise your agility, endurance and confidence. Late-April to lateOctober; 9am-5pm 506-363-4440; www.treegomactaquac.ca

To continue the driving tour to Kings Landing go back across the Dam and continue north on Route 102.

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t Kings Landing Historical Settlement visitors are A immersed in the sights, sounds, colours, and personalities which heralded the transformation of a young colony into a vibrant nation. The bustle of farm life, tantalizing aromas from oldfashioned kitchens, the distant melodies from lively fiddlers and dancing townsfolk combine to create the Kings Landing Experience – not to be missed. The blacksmith pumps the forge to red hot embers before pounding out hardware to run the farm including shoes for horses and oxen. See a cooper make barrels and churns, and skilled craftsmen make windows at the sash and door factory. In the sawmill, huge logs are sliced with a 6 foot blade powered by the water wheel and a fascinating gear assembly. The grist mill grinds buckwheat

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and the miller is happy to demonstrate the process. In the houses women harvest herbs, cook over an open fire, spin wool into yarn and make soap. Farmers haul hay with an ox cart, cut wood with a horse powered saw, and milk the cows by hand! Throughout the day horsedrawn wagons provide a “come-by-chance” method of transportation throughout the village. Children will be delighted by a theatre performance, the many animals wandering about, and may have an opportunity to play 19th century games! Special events bring to life chapters in New Brunswick’s history, like the Pauper’s Auction, Rattle on the Stovepipe music festival, Agricultural Fair and the famous Thanksgiving Festival. During July and August enjoy daily theatre shows in the

converted Ingraham Barn. Visit the web site for a complete list of special events. The King’s Head Inn pub and dining rooms offer traditional 19th century fare served in candle-lit rooms by costumed staff. Shopping is a unique experience at The King’s Landing Gift Shop, or at the 1890 Grant Store. May 28 to October 10. Open daily 10am-5pm 506-363-4999 or Tourism New Brunswick’s toll free line 1-800-561-0123 info@kingslanding.nb.ca; www.kingslanding.nb.ca

Once you have finished your visit to Kings Landing, simply get back on the Trans Canada Highway, traveling East, or take the River Valley Scenic Drive (HWY 102) and proceed to Fredericton.


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River Valley Scenic Drive

There is still more to see in the Capital Region. Embark on an adventure and visit our neighbouring communities.

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Harvey (30 minutes) nothing sheepish about the village of Harvey – unless Tit’s here’s the Briggs & Little Woolen Mill. Established in 1857, Canada’s oldest producer of pure wool welcomes visitors Monday to Friday 8am-5pm. Knitters can purchase starter kits, patterns, or choose from over 60 colours of yarn. 1-800-561-9276; www.briggsandlittle.com Scoot into Harvey’s Kubbyhole (12 Lake Road 506-366-2122) for a selection of local crafts and antiques. Why not visit Atlantic Pewter & Glass for unique products (tours available 506-3665345); or Old Friends Gifts (located in Watson’s General Store at 2686 Rte 3, 506-366-2170). Want an old fashioned meal? Stop at the Loughheed Pub in a beautiful century-old home, for fresh cut french fries; or Black’s Grocery & Café that delivers home cooked meals with a reputation for the “best pies you’ll ever eat”. Treat yourself to some fresh air. Rent a canoe or kayak from K.

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Moffatt & Sons Rentals (506366-5642 or 506-461-4665) and have them deliver it so you can relax on the lake. Or watch residents participate in their annual small-mouth bass fishing derby. Before you leave Harvey, stop for a photo with the giant fiddle! This tribute to Don Messer (1909-1973) recognizes his contribution to down east music through his television variety show, which drew in more viewers than Hockey Night in Canada! Don’t forget to ask locals about other celebrities such as Sarah Emma Edmondson, who became a secret agent in the American Civil War. For further information contact the Village Office at 506-366-6240; www.village.harveystation.nb.ca Directions to Harvey – Travel Route 102 from Fredericton to Route 3 OR going out Woodstock Road with the Delta Hotel on your right, turn left at Hanwell Road, then follow the signs for Route 640 South and onto Route 3 South.


(55 minutes/1 hour 15 minutes) t was a dirty job but someone had to do it – the people of IMinto weren’t afraid of the

McAdam (1 hour) train whistles and the gate drops across the railway crossing. Engineers shunt freight cars back and forth on the tracks A behind the 245 ft long by 45 ft wide station. If you’re a railway buff this is one village you shouldn’t miss. Modelled after a Scottish castle, McAdam’s CPR train station and the community grew as the Canadian railway industry boomed. During peak railway travel the station offered a dining room, lunch counter, and hotel service. The station became a National Historic Site in 1983 and restoration is ongoing. Adjacent Heritage Park has a display of a velocipede and handcar used in the heyday of railway maintenance. If you’re in the McAdam area on July 1st, attend the Lakeland Festival parade, variety show, community supper, and fireworks. Or come for the whole week and visit the waterfowl park, hike, canoe, fish, or camp at the local Wauklehegan Lake. For further information on McAdam or tours of the station call the Visitor Information Centre (July to September) at 506-7843101 or the Village Office at 506-784-2293; www.mcadamnb.com Directions to McAdam – Travel Route 3 from Harvey to Route 4.

challenge. They’ve been mining coal since 1639 with their first load going to Boston. Dig deeper into the town history and visit the Minto Museum in the old train station (Thursday to Sunday; 10am-7pm). Free admission July to September. If the thought of coal mining fills your lungs with soot, take a stroll on the nature trails and get some fresh air or enjoy a refreshing swim in one of the many lakes. While in Minto, visit the Ripples Internment Camp (506-327-6553) and learn the story of World War II prisoners of war, and staff. Many of these POWs were transported from Europe and remained in New Brunswick once the war was over. Their surnames are still found in the Province today; many becoming prominent residents. For more information about Minto, contact the Village Office at 506-327-3383; www.village.minto.nb.ca

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Minto to Chipman

The local weatherman is calling for a stifling hot day. Why not do a little fishing or picnic at the marina in the Village of Chipman. Stop at Haven Stables and enjoy a trek on horseback or ride in a cart. Queen’s County Inn offers lunch to curb your hunger. Chipman also boasts a Museum – in the Canadian National Railway caboose. For more information contact Chipman Village Office at 506-339-6601 Directions to Minto – Cross the Princess Margaret Bridge in Fredericton and take Route 10 to Minto. Continue on Route 10 to reach Chipman. Follow Route 10 to Route 105, which will take you back to Fredericton.

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Keswick Valley to Nackawic and Mactaquac (25 minutes/45 minutes/30 minutes) hat do a dormant Volcano, a 7-ton axe, W and a 136 ft hydro dam all have in common? They are all within an hour’s drive of Fredericton. Follow the river from Northside Fredericton through Douglas and past the base of Currie’s Mountain, believed to be a dormant volcano. Watch for bald eagles perched along the riverbank. Visit a local quilt emporium (The Quilt Emporium, 221 Route 105, 506-363-2419) one of the Maritimes largest selections; then backtrack a few minutes and travel the Keswick Valley to Burtt’s Corner on Route 104. Stop at Bird’s Corner Store and Restaurant, the village gathering place, for homecooked meals and supplies. If you’re visiting during the winter months pack your skis for a day at New Brunswick’s highest vertical, Crabbe Mountain ski hill (506-4638311; www.crabbemountain.com), en route to Millville. See the world’s largest axe in Nackawic, which celebrates the town’s status as Forestry Capital of Canada in 1991. The 7-ton structure stands 15 metres high and the axe head holds a time capsule from the community. The International Garden near the axe blooms from spring through fall with

tree varieties from around the world. Spend a day at the Nackawic Golf and Country Club or go to the local Shopping Centre. Pick up local arts and crafts at the Country Corner Gift Shop and Café. For more information call 506-5752241; www.nackawic.com On the other side of the St. John River, the picturesque river route (102) will take you to the doorstep of Kings Landing Historical Settlement where costumed staff will pull you through New Brunswick’s attic and the 19th century. A few minutes downriver, you can drive across the 130 ft high dam and tour the Mactaquac Generating Station (mid-May – mid-September 506-462-3886) to learn how the force of water creates electricity. Off-season tours available by appointment (506-462-3891). Take time to visit the Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility (Fish Hatchery) or cross the causeway to Mactaquac

Provincial Park. Hike along the nature trails, play 18 holes of golf, or soak up some sun at the beach. If younger family members need to release some energy, stop at Hartt Island Campground and Activity Park (back on Route 102). Play a round of mini-golf, bank-shot basketball, enjoy the waterslides or an ice cream. For more information visit www.mactaquaccountry.com Directions for Keswick Valley to Nackawic and Mactaquac - Cross the Westmorland Street Bridge to Fredericton North. Continue along Route 105 through Douglas. Take the turn off for Route 104 on your right and continue on to Burtt’s Corner. Route 104 continues to Millville, where you take Route 605 to Nackawic. In Nackawic, follow signs to Route 102 and drive back towards Fredericton.

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Stanley (50 minutes) he residents of Stanley may not play for the Stanley Cup Tin their local arena, but they

Tracy to Fredericton Junction (35 minutes/40 minutes) njoy some of New Brunswick’s rural Ecommunities where people love an excuse to talk about their “neck of the woods”. Pass through Nasonworth and Beaverdam where you can browse through Creekside Crafts before travelling into Tracy. For added pleasure pack a picnic and sit in the gazebo at Tracy’s recreation area, or play 9 holes at the Fredericton Junction golf course.

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Watch for odd-looking vehicles dressed in camouflage paint. There’s no large sign announcing the claim to fame, but Canadian Forces Base Gagetown covers acres of land in the area. This military training facility is the largest in the British Commonwealth and hosts military personnel from all over the world. You’ll pass through Geary, home to Speedway 660, where Canada’s stock car racers draw fans to support their favourite drivers from May through September. For more information visit www.speedway660.com

Directions to Tracy, Fredericton Junction and Geary - leave Fredericton uptown via Route 101 passing through Nasonworth and Beaverdam. Continue on Route 101 through Tracy, then Fredericton Junction before turning left on Route 660 to Oromocto. At the end of Route 660, connect with Route 7 North and drive back to Fredericton.

can still brag about “Canada’s longest continually running fair”. The Stanley Fair, held each year in September since 1850, is steeped in tradition with displays of produce and handiwork, the community supper, and dance. View pretty vistas along the Nashwaak River by car or walk the Riverview Hiking Trails. When you’re finished, stop at Pam’s Restaurant, or Neat’s Family Restaurant on Route 107. For further information on Stanley, contact the Village Office at 506-367-3245; www.villageofstanley.ca. As you leave Stanley for Fredericton via Route 620, you’ll drive through Cardigan, one of New Brunswick’s oldest Welsh settlements. From Fredericton take Route 8 along the Nashwaak River to the intersection of Route 107 and into Stanley. Loop back to Fredericton along Route 620.

Oromocto to Gagetown and Cambridge Narrows (20 minutes/40 minutes/50 minutes) romocto is a military town with lots of shopping and O activities. Check at the visitor information centre to plan your visit there or call Oromocto Leisure Services 506-357-3333; www.oromocto.ca Enjoy the scenic river along Route 102 as you pass tiny communities on your way to Gagetown. As “one of the ten prettiest towns in Canada” (Harrowsmith Country Life, 2001), Gagetown is a short distance from Fredericton. Discovered in 1763 by Captain Beamsley Glazier the town


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their way from Saint John to Fredericton. Those that travelled by paddle or steamboat usually stopped in Gagetown for the night and continued their journey the following day. The village continues to provide accommodations for travellers and has a number of historic Bed & Breakfasts in the area as well as fine dining establishments. Stop a minute along the street and friendly locals will strike up conversation as if you lived there all your life. Like many historic towns, Gagetown has its share of architecturally

visitors to watch them work. Pottery, weaving, unique furniture, crafts and art are among the talents displayed here. Gagetown’s proximity to the St. John River made it an ideal stop for early travelers making

Nestled along the banks of the Majestic St.John River, minutes from the capital city is the town of Oromocto. Discover parks, museums, a golf course, walking trails and other recreational facilities. It is home of the Canadian Forces Base Gagetown, the largest military training base in the British Commonwealth. Visit www.oromocto.ca for more details

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Experience the river from a different perspective. Drive onto the cable ferry and cross the St. John River. Invented in New Brunswick, numerous ferries operated on the St. John River and were an essential part of the transportation system.

appealing buildings. Visit the Neo-Classical Queen’s County Courthouse or the County Museum, birthplace of Father of Confederation, Sir Leonard Tilley. Stroll through the village or lease a canoe or kayak from the Gagetown Marina (506488-1992) and enjoy the village from the shoreline. The full-service marina and Village Boatique cater to the more advanced water travellers.

A unique experience is to be had at the Gagetown Cider Company just outside town, where cider is freshly pressed from the many varieties of apples in the Stirling Orchard. On a guided tour through the orchards, warehouse, and production facility, visitors learn the history of the farm and sip samples of ciders, fruit wines and juices. Retail shop on site. 16 Fox Road on Route 2; 506-488-2147.

For more information on the Gagetown area contact the Visitor Information Centre at 506-488-2999 (summer). Village Office at 506-4883567; www.villageofgagetown.ca. Ferry information is available at 1-800-561-4063. Take your camera and capture the picturesque scenery around the Cambridge Narrows area. This very rural community continues its tradition of farming and currently has blueberry and herb farms as well as vineyards. Pretty Washademoak Lake provides outdoor activities for residents of Cambridge Narrows and

The Village of Gagetown "One of the ten prettiest towns in Canada" - Harrowsmith Country Life

Just 35 minutes from Fredericton on Hwy 2 at exit 330, the Village of Gagetown is a charming heritage community which attracts visitors of all ages for a step-back-in-time experience. The Village is a favourite place for lovers of history, arts and crafts, recreational boating or motorcycling, birding and country hospitality. Visit our National Historic Site The Tilley House, birthplace of Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley, a Father of Confederation 2011 Events Celebration of Birds - April thru June 488-1888 Summer Exhibitions, Queens County Court House - June-mid Sept. 506-488-2483 Spring into Summer & 60 Km Yard Sale June 10-12 Folly Fest Folk Music Festival June 30 - July 2 Rage in the Gage Music & Motorcycle Weekend August 12- 14 Vintage in the Village 488-3567 Queens County Fair - Sept. 15-18 Christmas in the Village - Nov. 26 - 27 Explore and Enjoy, the Village of Gagetown welcomes you! Visit www.villageofgagetown.ca for more details.

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EXCURSIONS IN THE CAPITAL REGION nearby Cody’s. 506-4883155; www.cambridgenarrows.ca There are many campgrounds along the St. John River. If you’ve had a long day on the road Casey’s offers camping but also a gift shop and restaurant. The small communities of Sheffield and Maugerville (pronounced majorville) have attractions to please you as well. If you have relatives in New Brunswick, they may be descended from the early settlers in Sheffield. These Puritans arrived in 1762 and 1763 ahead of the Loyalists. The Sheffield United Church (1st Protestant Church in Canada) is a National Historic Site. Family names in the

cemetery are still common in NB today. Need a break from driving? Stop at one of the many produce stands along the highway and pick up some fresh fruit and vegetables. At the Country Pumpkin take a peek at their petting zoo. The Big Potato has been a landmark produce stand in this area for years and is easily recognized by the massive gentleman potato with his top hat. Both have a large selection of produce and home baking. The St. John River is often called the “Nile of the North” because of its beauty and surrounding fertile ground. Over centuries, it and the tributaries have been the main

mode of transportation in much of NB, which explains why so many communities were established along its banks. We hope you’ve enjoyed your visit and return to the St. John River Valley again soon. For the Gagetown Ferry (coming back out of Gagetown) turn left and follow Route 102 south until you see the Ferry Road on your left. On the other side of the St. John River take Route 715 west to Jemseg and Route 2 west back to Fredericton. For Cambridge Narrows/Cody area take Route 715 east, then Route 710 west to connect to Route 2 west to Fredericton.

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Changing of the Guard Ceremony and posting of the Sentries With a flash of scarlet and a skirl of pipes, history comes to life! The Canadian Army was born in 1884 with the establishment of the Infantry School Corps, Company “A” in Fredericton. Watch as perioddressed guards re-enact a drill ceremony to the beat of a piper and drummer. Maybe you will be selected to “inspect” the guard! Ceremonies take place in Officers’ Square daily at 11am & 4pm, with additional ceremonies on Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. Sentry duty changes on the hour at City Hall. Local dignitaries inspect most Thursday morning ceremonies. July & August.

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FREE Entertainment in the Historic Garrison District

Outdoor Summer Theatre Fredericton Outdoor Summer Theatre presents free performances by the Calithumpians in Theatre-In-ThePark! Expect humorous and historical fare for which the Company is famous. Officers’ Square, Historic Garrison District. Daily; weekdays at 12:15pm and 2pm on weekends, July & August.

Outdoor Summer Concerts Enjoy free outdoor concerts featuring some of New Brunswick’s top performers. June to August. For locations, refer to map on page 16. Tuesday

7:30pm, Officers’ Square, Queen St.

Wednesday 12:30pm, Guard House, Carleton St. Wednesday 7pm, Nashwaaksis Commons, Main St. (see centrefold map) Thursday

7:30pm, Officers’ Square, Queen St.

Friday

7:30pm, Lighthouse on The Green, Regent Street Wharf

Sunday

3pm, Lighthouse on The Green, Regent Street Wharf

Under the Stars Classic Movie Series Join our community for a romantic movie night under the stars in a National Historic Site. Watch classic films with stars like Bogie and Bacall outdoors on the silver screen! Sundays at dusk (approximately 9pm), July & August, Barracks Square in the Historic Garrison District, on the corner of Queen & Carleton Streets. Refreshments available on site.

Talk to us! - become a fan! - chat with us @FredTourism

tourism@fredericton.ca Need a seat? Ask about our complimentary visitor chairs available at Historic Garrison District performances. For confirmation of dates or additional events 506-460-2129, www.tourismfredericton.ca • tourism@fredericton.ca

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On-Going Events

The Bricklin: An Automotive Fantasy

In addition to the listings below, there are often live bands performing at local pubs and cafés from Thursday through Saturday. Check listings in the Daily Gleaner or the Nightlife section of this guide. edVentures Fredericton Vacation Learning in Crafts and Culture July 4 to August 14 506-460-2233, 1-888-850-1333 www.edventures.ca / facebook.com/edVenturesFred ericton Indulge your creative spirit! Plan to treat yourself to a vacation of personal renewal. Experience a 5-day, 1-day or weekend program featuring unique cultural, fine craft, music and heritage workshops with award-winning instructors in quality facilities. Downtown Fredericton Culture Crawl July 7, August 4 & September 1, 5pm – 8pm 506-460-2411 culture@fredericton.ca www.fredericton.ca

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Visit art galleries and fine craft studios in downtown Fredericton during these festive open houses. Take in exhibitions, special tours and demonstrations. Locations are within walking distance of each other. Admission is free. Route maps are available at City Hall Visitor Information Centre and participating galleries. Performances at the Playhouse 506-458-8344 www.theplayhouse.ca A season packed with a variety of performances by local, regional, national, and international atists. Enjoy music, dance, circus, comedy, and theatre performances ranging from popular to traditional, and from contemporary to classical.

Centre Communautaire Sainte –Anne 506-453-2731 French language concerts, events and exhibitions. Visit www.centre-sainte-anne.nb.ca for schedules and details. Kings Landing Historical Settlement 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Each day during the summer, visitors are treated to a full range of demonstrations and activities in this authentic 19th century village. Special events take place every weekend, including; Theatre in the Barn, historical re-enactments, and themed events.

UNB & STU Music on the Hill Performance Series 506-453-4697 www.musichill.unb.ca Music at the Cathedral Series features some of the 506-450-8500 finest classical and chamber www.christchurchcathedral.com musicians from across Canada Enjoy a noon-hour musical and the world. Most interlude of a variety of musical performances take place at instruments. July & August at Memorial Hall on the UNB Christ Church Cathedral, a campus. Visit the website for National Historic Site. Friday schedule and details. Tickets 12:10-12:50pm. Free will available at the door. offering.


FEBRUARY Winterfest NB Feb 5-6 www.winterfesthiver.ca There’s something for everyone at the Snowflake Kingdom off Royal Road Drive, Fredericton North. Gigantic ice slides, incredible snow mazes, sculptures, dog sled, pony and horse-drawn sleigh rides, polar bear golf and more. Visit the website for updates and a photo gallery. Admission: $3 per person (cash only). Free onsite parking. Killarney Cup Pond Hockey Tournament February 18-20. 506-459-8689 www.killarneycup.ca Experience hockey the way it was intended to be played... on outdoor rinks with a 4 on 4 tournament. This fun-filled event is a fund-raising project of the three Fredericton Rotary clubs. Events take place at Rotary Centennial Lodge at Killarney Lake.

MARCH Sugar Bush Weekend at Kings Landing March 19-20 & 26-27 506-363-4999; www.kingslanding.nb.ca An annual favourite at Kings Landing, Sugarbush weekend offers sweet treats and a funfilled outing for the whole family! The village welcomes Spring with 19th century demonstrations of collecting and boiling down sap to make tasty maple products including candy-on-the-snow! An all day breakfast of pancakes, maple syrup and much more will be offered throughout the event. Due to its popularity, Sugarbush will again be offered on 2 weekends this year!

APRIL 12th Annual Fredericton Wine & Food Fest April 15. 506-452-9009 Featuring fine wine and culinary delights. Enjoy tasting

fine wines while sampling gourmet food prepared by the Delta Fredericton Hotel. Organized by the Canadian Diabetes Association, New Brunswick Division. Delta Fredericton Hotel.

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Festivals and Events

MAY Spring Mother’s Day Craft Show May 1, 10am-5pm 506-451-1815 bycfrmmk@nbnet.nb.ca; www.boycefarmersmarket.com Find that perfect Mother’s Day gift! Lots of wonderful handmade crafts. Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market, downtown Fredericton. The 5th Annual fredkid Fair May 6th, 9am-4pm www.fredkid.com/fair Don’t miss out on a full day of exciting events for the whole family. Activities and stage shows are geared towards children aged 0 -10 years old. Lots of sessions and seminars

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for families to attend together. Over 80 booths featuring local businesses, charities and essential service providers. Capital Exhibit Centre. Fredericton Marathon May 8th run@frederictonmarathon.ca; www.frederictonmarathon.ca The Capital City Road Runners of Fredericton bring you the Maritime Provinces longest running marathon. It is the first one of the season in New Brunswick and will be held on Mothers’ Day, May 8th 2011. Join the 1200 plus who participated and enjoyed this well run event last year. The 33rd Annual Fredericton Marathon includes a full marathon, half-marathon, 10K, and 5K , as well as a 2.2K Childrens run. This scenic, flat and fast course takes runners and walkers along and over the beautiful SJ and Nashwaak rivers on the Capital City’s renowned trails network. Festival francophone de Fredericton May 27-29 506-453-2731 www.centre-sainte-anne.nb.ca Francophone culture and heritage is celebrated through exhibits, concerts, dining, sports, special events and activities at Le Centre Communautaire Sainte-Anne. Kings Landing Opening Weekend May 28-29 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Kick off the 2011 summer season at Kings Landing Historical Settlement. This year we are launching our season a fortnight earlier than usual for our opening celebrations!

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Fredericton Baroque Music Festival June 3-5 506-440-3123 www.earlymusicfredericton.ca Fredericton’s only annual event dedicated to early music performance. Historical wind and string instruments join forces with harpsichord and

voices to shed new light on favourite pieces by Bach, Vivaldi and Handel, and to discover hidden gems among the musical treasures of the past. Let yourself be transported to another era. Held in Christ Church Cathedral and other downtown historic locations, the festival features concerts by period instruments specialists and ensembles from Fredericton, Saint John, Montréal, and New England. Fiddle Frolic and Fiddle Heads June 4-5 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Fiddleheads are sprouting along the St. John River and music is in the air. Bring your instrument and join in the fun or simply kick up your heels to a lively e tune and enjoy the savoury taste of fiddleheads, a signature New Brunswick treat! Spring into summer at Kings Landing and get a “Reel” taste of New Brunswick! Maritime CountryFest June 9-11 www.maritimecountryfest.com This annual event entering its sixth year features some of the best multi-cultural, country music acts from across Canada and the USA. This three day festival, located in the downtown’s Historic Garrison District, has featured acts such as Emerson Drive, Prairie Oyster, Little Texas and the Acadian Group 1755 and Cayouche along with other Maritime Country acts. Waxing poetically? Kings Landing’s 19th Century Literary Festival June 11-12 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Did you know that Oscar Wilde lectured in Fredericton’s City Hall or that the “Ploughman’s Poet” of Scotland, Robert Burns can be found standing in our Capital city? Did you know that Bliss Carmen, Charles G.D. Roberts and Francis Joseph Sherman were all born and raised in our

region, making Fredericton the “Poets Corner” of Canada? On this 19th century literary weekend join us for recitations, poetry readings and drama— tragic, melodramatic and comedic! Marysville Days Heritage Centre, McGloin St. June 10-12 506-472-4144 gerry.mit@gmail.com A weekend of fun for the whole family! Breakfast, parade, seniors’ social, “toonie tween” dance, kids games and activities, adult dance with live music, variety show, barbeque, walking tours, interdenominational church service. Rain or shine. All activities will move inside the Heritage Centre unless noted. St. Mary’s Pow Wow June 17-19 506-458-9511 alanpolchies.jr@smfn.ca Enjoy rich Maliseet heritage and culture, including a traditional fiddlehead and Salmon supper. National Aboriginal Day June 21 506-458-9511 1-888-445-6644 St. Marys First Nation Cheval to Chevrolet / Carriages and Antique Cars Kings Landing June 18-19 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Hop on a horse drawn wagon or marvel at the beauty of a vintage car as we celebrate the evolution of transportation in New Brunswick. From 19th century farm equipment and Kings Landing’s own renowned carriage collection to an impressive display of antique automobiles, treat yourself and Dad to something special at Kings Landing this Father’s Day weekend. Cultural Expressions Festival Officers’ Square June 24–26 Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc. in partnership with the Ethno-Cultural Associations: 506-452-0654; www.culturalexpressionsfestival.ca A celebration of cultural


Cookie Trees, Toffee Pulls and Magic / All Things Fun! Kings Landing June 25-26 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca The School year has ended and summer vacation is upon us. Pack away your pencil cases and delight in a weekend full of all things fun! Participate in 19th century children’s games and win a prize, join a parade, take part in a scavenger hunt and enjoy magic, treats and delicious sweets!

JULY Should we unite? The Confederation Debates Kings Landing July 1-2-3 506-363-4999 It is the spring of 1865 and controversy swirls about NB. Last fall, Leonard Tilley, Charles Fisher and other politicians returned from their meetings in Charlottetown and Quebec with a scheme to squeeze the British Colonies in North America into some kind of Union or Confederation. Everyone is talking about this idea and how it will affect our businesses, our farms, our lumber markets, our children, and our future. What will transpire in 1867? Confederation: the birth of a nation!

The Maritime Writers’ Workshops July 4-8 506-452-6360 www.cel.unb.ca/pce Explore your inner muse. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned writer, the Maritime Writers’ Workshops are for you! Choose from a series of one-day workshops. Don’t miss this exciting week. 11th Annual River Jam July 8 Find River jam on Facebook.com/ riverjamfredericton River Jam is a celebration of music from St. John River Valley. Four stages and 20+ bands from folk/bluegrass to rhythm & blues and classic rock performed by local bands ending with a jam session that will bring musicians together for an all-star performance. Sweets for the Sweet Kings Landing July 9-10 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Sweet tooth? Over the years cinnamon rolls, butter tarts, sugar cookies and Johnnycake have satisfied our love of sweets. Savour the aroma of homemade goodies in one of our village homes, treat yourself to a delectable dessert at the King’s Head Inn and pick up a bag of lemon drop candies at the general store. Sweeeeeeeeet!

Cool Cider and Hot Tempers / New Brunswick’s First Election Canada Day Block Party Kings Landing July 1 July 16-17 506-476-FTON 506-363-4999 www.tourismfredericton.ca www.kingslanding.nb.ca Celebrate Canada’s birthday at The year is 1784 and New one of the largest celebrations Brunswick has become a in the Maritimes. A full day of fun kicks off at noon in Officers’ separate colony in British North America. A colony in which Square and in Carleton Park American Loyalists make up the with activities for the whole majority of the population and family, live entertainment on control many aspects of society. two stages. The day will end Their traditions, values and with a huge fireworks display over the St. John River at dusk. beliefs contribute to our Canadian identity. Will you cast your vote for the military elite or will you support the interests of the dissenters.

NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre Festival July 22–August 2 506-458-7406 www.nbacts.com A showcase of new and innovative theatre by New Brunswick playwrights. The festival features nightly mainstage performances by acclaimed dramatists, along with free outdoor street theatre and readings.

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diversity. Special activities for families; multicultural dance & music, international food, displays & more.

Bonnets, Bowlers, Buckles and Bows / 19th Century Fashion Kings Landing July 23-24 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca In 19th century New Brunswick, finger waves and pin curls adorn our hair while corsets and hoop skirts accentuate our feminine features. Witness the evolution of fashion and how it shapes our daily lives, ideologies and norms. From hip pads and tricorn hats of the early colonial era to bustles and bowlers of the late 1800’s, this weekend’s event will definitely suit your fancy.

30th Annual NB Highland Games Festival July 22-24 1-888-368-4444 www.highlandgames.ca 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. Don’t miss the Friday evening kick-off concert and party, the Saturday night Ceilidh with traditional music and dancing, special Kids Corner and Souvenir tent. Be a Scot for the weekend!

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Roll Out the Barrel / Fine Wines and Tempestuous Times Kings Landing July 30 - August 1st 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca It is 1855 in New Brunswick and a law to prohibit liquor is introduced. Will the impending law devastate our economy, or is it in our best interests to outlaw the demon rum?, Find out for yourselves. Meet Simeon Jones, a famous brew master and son of Thomas Jones of Kings Landing fame. Learn famous New Brunswick drinking songs and sign a petition to save the Kings Head Inn), or follow Samuel Leonard Tilley and join in the cause of the Sons and Daughters of Temperance Demon rum … “yea” or “nay”, you decide FredRock July 2011 506-474-1199 info@fredrockfestival.com Two days of live performances from various rock bands. The Bricklin: An Automotive Fantasy July-August 506-458-8344 www.bricklinmusical.ca The Fredericton Playhouse and Theatre New Brunswick present a remount of their 2010 hit disco-funk musical “The Bricklin” by Allen Cole and Paul Ledoux. Re-live the saga of the failed automobile manufacturing venture headed by American promoter Malcolm Bricklin and financed by New Brunswick’s Hatfield government in the early seventies. Together, Cole and Ledoux have created a brassy, full-length production that recalls the flamboyant premier, the controversial entrepreneur, and their shared dream of an innovative new sports car being produced in New Brunswick. 

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New Brunswick Time Trials Rowing August 2011 (tentative). 506-453-9428 The St. John River is the venue for this top-notch rowing event.

Rattle on the Stove Pipe Music Festival Kings Landing August 6-7 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca “Rattle on the stovepipe, bootjack, Jew’s harp. Rattle on the stovepipe, bootjack, Joe!” Celebrate our culture, history and heritage with music – concerts, workshops, dances, sing alongs, and so much more! Traditional music and party lovers will be in heaven!

most talented classical musicians. Festival includes concerts, music discovery talks, free community performances, kids’ events and workshops.

Down The Garden Path / Gardening Festival Kings Landing August 20-21 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Did you know that African Marigolds are native to Mexico, that Marvels of Peru are from the West Indies and NB Gospel Music Festival that Jerusalem Artichokes are August 12-14 not artichokes at all? Find out 506-459-7419 more with a visit to our 19th www.nbgmf.com century orchards, vegetable Gospel music in the rural setting gardens and flower beds. of Rusagonis, just minutes from Learn all about our heritage Fredericton. Good fun, good varieties and get helpful hints food, good music, good from our gardeners. Tour the fellowship. Rough camping on gardens of Kings Landing and site. use what you learn today for your garden at home. Tay Creek Folk Festival August 12-14 Pauper Auction 506-367-3133 or Kings Landing 506-476-4434 Aug 27-28 www.taycreekfestival.com 506-363-4999 Tay Ridge Farm, 3888 Rte 620, www.kingslanding.nb.ca Tay Creek (approx. 25 minutes In 1888 a NB community has from Fredericton). adopted a controversial Features folk music, country, solution to care for its poor bluegrass, Celtic and some and disadvantaged citizens. classic rock, a BBQ and This said community auctions refreshments will be available the destitute to those who will on site. This family event is a accept the least amount of chance for lovers of folk music taxpayer’s money in exchange to hear harmonies played in the for the care of the poor. Join old-fashioned ambience of a George Francis Train in his country barn. Don’t forget to crusade to save the bring your dancing shoes and disadvantaged at the Pauper take part in the barn dance! Auction, recreated at Kings Campers welcome, see you Landing Historical Settlement. there! Acadian Day Celebrations August 15 Officers’ Square 506-453-2731 www.centre-sainte-anne.nb.ca A variety of activities for the whole family to celebrate Acadian language, culture and joie de vivre! NB Summer Music Festival August 15-27 506-458-7836 www.nbsummermusicfestival.ca info@NBSummerMusicFestival.ca A two-week festival celebrating classical chamber music, featuring the works of selected composers played by Canada’s

SEPTEMBER New Brunswick Fine Craft Festival September 2-4 NB Crafts Council 506-450-8989 www.nbcraftscouncil.ca The premier fine craft festival in NB held annually for more than 30 years. In the heart of downtown Fredericton, juried members of the NB Crafts Council offer the best in pottery, textiles, glass, wood, soaps, candles, jewellery, metal, wrought iron, clothing, food, baskets and much more. Don’t miss the children’s craft


beautiful scenery. Fredericton’s leading restaurants and chefs will serve a vast array of tasty delicacies at the Riverside Resort & Conference Centre, 25pm.

Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival September 13-18 1-888-NB BLUES www.harvestjazzandblues.com It’s the best international festival experience on Canada’s East Coast, with the best in jazz, blues and world music taking centre stage. During six incredible days in historic downtown Fredericton, the annual festival features over 125 performances on 20 stages, all within four city blocks. Acclaimed international performers and top regional acts share the stage for a music experience like no other. Expect gritty acoustic and electric blues, traditional and progressive jazz, rock, soul, Cajun/Zydeco and more. Venues include big top tents, theatres, national historic sites, closed streets, pubs and clubs. 66th Queen’s County Fair 20 Court House Road Gagetown Fair Grounds September 15-18 www.queenscountyfair.com Midway, light horse shows, hauling matches, home cooked supper, antique tractor display, livestock exhibits, musical entertainment and much more. Gagetown Fair Grounds. Good Luck to the Barley Mow / A Maritime Kitchen Party Kings Landing September 17-18 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Gather around the fireplace, dance across the floor and be tickled by tunes and yarns of days gone by. Raise a pint and enjoy home style cooking as you experience true Maritime music and hospitality “Kitchen Party” style. Spend a day and stay into the evening!

New Brunswick Open Farm Day September 18 506-452-8101 www.fermenbfarm.ca Each year on this day selected farms around the province open their doors and invite public visits. The program offers wonderful opportunities for the whole family to meet farmers, to view modern farm operations, and to discuss many issues related to modern food production. A list of participating farms will be listed on the website. Stanley Community Fair 161th Anniversary Sept 23-25 506-367-3151 www.stanleyfair.com Canada’s longest continuously running agricultural fair, established in 1851. All the elements of a traditional country fair including domestic animal display, agricultural awareness display, woodman’s competition and exhibits of flowers, vegetables, handicrafts, quilts, baking and preserves, as well as a full canteen with daily homemade specials. Apple Fest / Greenings, Pewaukees & Crimson Beauties Kings Landing September 24-25 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Apple pie, apple butter, apple jelly, apple crumble, applesauce, apple cider … an apple lover’s dream. Partake in the bounty of our orchards at harvest time. Learn all about the heritage varieties grown at Kings Landing and meet Francis Peabody Sharp of New Brunswick, Canada’s first apple breeder. Doors Open Fredericton September 25 506-460-2411 www.fredericton.ca This is your opportunity to see some of Fredericton’s most historically, and culturally interesting buildings not usually open to the public. Visit a water treatment plant, a century–old church, a working fire station and more. Free.

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tent, live craft demonstrations and live entertainment. Agricultural Fair / A Favourite Tradition Kings Landing September 3-4-5 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Join in on the fun and festivities of a 19th century community fair with games, competitions and entertainment, as well as an agricultural exhibition featuring hand-crafted, homecooked and hand picked work of the early settlers. One of Kings Landing’s favourite traditions! Fredericton Exhibition September 4 - 10 506-458-9819 www.frex.ca Fredericton Exhibition Grounds, Smythe St. A tradition since 1827, the FREX is fun for all ages. this week-long special event features an agricultural show, draft horse show, provincial Holstein and Jersey show, harness racing, stage shows and commercial exhibits along with lots of carnival games and food. Including the famous “dippy dog”. Kids will love the mid-way rides, aerial clown shows, petting zoo, pony rides and more. Back to School and the Golden Rule Kings Landing September 10-11 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Another school year has begun. This fall at Kings Landing hear the ringing of the schoolmarm’s bell as you are called to class. Mind your P’s and Q’s and test your knowledge of 19th century curricula as you sing in praise of Queen Victoria, recite a passage from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and memorize times tables. So keep a sharpened quill and be prepared to brush up on your Latin. Feast in the Field September 11 506-462-9555 Canadian Paraplegic Association (NB) Inc. Enjoy an afternoon filled with delicious food and drink, wonderful entertainment and

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OCTOBER Duel & Trial / Wetmore versus Street Kings Landing October 1-2 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca What began as a disagreement in October 1821 between two prominent lawyers, George Frederick Street and George Ludlow Wetmore, quickly escalated into the challenge of a duel, and ended with the death of a young man. Witness the duel, and don’t miss your chance to sit on the jury and weigh in on whether the man is guilty of murder, or if this is acceptable conflict resolution for the genteel class as New Brunswick’s last fatal duel is brought to life. Thanksgiving Festival at Kings Landing October 8-9-10 506-363-4999 www.kingslanding.nb.ca Villagers are busy making preparations for the coming winter in their homes, fields and shops. Celebrate the holiday with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at the King’s Head Inn, shoulder a musket at the turkey shoot on Saturday and Monday and on Sunday, place a bid at the country auction. Going once … going twice … it’s your last chance to enjoy a full day at Kings Landing this season! Art Trek ‘11 - “Open Your Eyes” Studio Tour October 15-16 506-443-9900 frederictonartsalliance@yahoo.ca Fredericton and area artists will open their studios to visitors. See paintings, weaving, surface design, printmaking, felted work, stained glass, and jewellery in the studios where they were created. Meet the artists and visit the city’s creative spaces.

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11th Annual Silver Wave Film Festival November 3-6 506-455-1632 www.swfilmfest.com Experience the vibrancy of the

local filmmaking community. Over 80 films by local, national, and international filmmakers. Workshops, panels, parties, guest filmmakers. Organized by NB Filmmakers’ Co-operative.

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Christmas Arts & Crafts Show November 4-6, Capital Exhibition Centre, Smythe St. 506-458-8819; www.frex.ca. Christmas at the Market Craft Show November 17-18, 10am - 9pm 506-451-1815 bycfrmmk@nbnet.nb.ca www.boycefarmersmarket.com Enjoy a Handmade Christmas at the Boyce Farmers’ Market, Downtown Fredericton.

Speedway 660 May to September (Saturdays at 7pm) 506-454-RACE (7223) www.speedway660.com Speedway 660 is the place where Wicked Family Fun Happens. Take the family to an exciting stock car event, visit with the drivers, pick up New Brunswick Spirits souvenirs, or enjoy some Festival November 17-18 refreshments. Special events all 506-450-2065 summer long. Speedway 660 is www.raiseyourspirits.ca located 20 minutes from Canada’s Oldest Spirit Festival. Fredericton to Geary. Trans Special tastings hosted by world Canada Hwy towards Moncton leading authorities on whiskies and take Highway 7 exit to & premium spirits offering Saint John. Off Hwy 7 take exit appreciation techniques. The 29 and follow route 660 festival offers over 150 of the (Branch Road) to Speedway world’s finest Spirits, Single Malt 660. Whiskies, Scotches, Cognacs, Rums, Gins and Liqueurs. Enjoy Pizza Boys Racing Car Show food samplings tables and take June to September 506-452-8814 in informative seminars. Thursday evenings, 7pm-9pm Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade Location Queen St. behind the November 26 legion. 506-453-0296 or See a wide display of classic 506-457-2127 and muscle cars, street rods, A lighted Christmas parade to drag race cars and stock cars. welcome Santa Claus. Harness Racing Christmas in the Village Fredericton Raceway November 26-27, Gagetown Exhibition Grounds, Smythe St. 506-488-3567 506-458-8819 www.villageofgagetown.ca frex@nb.aibn.com; www.frex.ca Have fun while shopping for Harness racing takes place from arts, crafts and antiques and mid-May to mid-September, enjoy good food all day. Open 1pm on holidays and 7pm on House at the Queens County Thursdays. No admission is Museum. Look for craft charged and group rates are demonstrations. Take part in a available for indoor Treasure Hunt. Look out for seating/programs. Santa Claus and carollers. University Sports Fredericton’s two universities DECEMBER offer a wide range of sporting Festival of Lights activities for the spectator, Dec 1-26 including volleyball, soccer, ice St. Marys First Nation hockey, football, basketball and Christmas Arts & Crafts Show swimming. UNB: 506-4473333, http://vreds.unb.ca or St. December 2-4, Capital Thomas Athletics office 506Exhibition Centre, Smythe St. 452-0539, www.stu.ca/athletics 506-458-8819; www.frex.ca


redericton has a vibrant nightlife with a range of Festablishments to suit your

The Phoenix 362 Queen St. 506-459-3558 www.thecapitalcomplex.com

mood. Choose from pubs and cafés with live performances including traditional rollicking Maritime music, jazz, or rock/pop, dance bars, and casual martini lounges and wine bars.

Wilser’s Room 366 Queen St. (Above The Capital) 506-459-3558 www.thecapitalcomplex.com

Legend: Regular Live Music

boom! Nightclub 474 Queen St. 506-463-2666 www.boomnightclub.ca

The Tannery The Tannery is centrally located downtown and has the highest concentration of nightlife with even more entertainment located within walking distance. Located on King St. between Westmorland and York Sts. The Capital 362 Queen St. 506-459-3558 www.thecapitalcomplex.com Dolan’s Pub 349 King St. 506-45-IRISH (454-7474) www.dolanspub.ca NickyZee’s 375 King St. 506-455-6407 iRock Nightclub 339 King St. 506-444-0121 www.i-rock.ca

DOWNTOWN

the blue door 100 Regent St. 506-455-blue (2583) www.thebluedoor.ca

Lunar Rogue Pub 625 King St. 506-450-2065 www.lunarrogue.com McGinnis Landing 280 King St. 506-458-1212 www.bignight.ca Snooty Fox 66 Regent St. 506-474-1199 AROUND TOWN DJ Purdy’s 225 Woodstock Rd. Delta Hotel 506-457-7000 www.deltafredericton.com

Dooly’s Lounge & Games Room 466 Queen St.; 506-455-7665 275 Main St.; 506-455-7865 1211 Prospect St. 506-455-7765 www.doolys.ca

Hilltop Grill & Beverage Co. 1034 Prospect St. 506-458-9057 www.dineaid.com/hilltop

Garrison District Ale House 426 Queen St. 506-455-0300 www.thegarrison.ca

Speedbumps Sports Bar 102 Main St. 506-457-2111

Isaac’s Way 73 Carleton St. 506-472-7937 http://isaacsway.ca James Joyce Irish Pub 659 Queen St., Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook 506-450-9820

FREDERICTON NIGHTLIFE

Fredericton Nightlife

Mama’s Pub & Eatery 500 Brookside Drive, Suite 1B 506-450-4303

Twenty 20 Club/The Right Spot 403 Regent St. 506-457-9887 Wetmore Street Pub 530 New Maryland Highway 506-457-2337

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boasts a magnificent network with Foverredericton 85 km of trails along the beautiful St. John and Nashwaak Rivers. The trail system is ideal for walkers, runners and bikers with connection to the greater Trans Canada Trail. Many of the trails follow old railway lines, including the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge that spans 0.6 km across the St. John River, providing one of the most spectacular views of downtown Fredericton! The trails are wide, flat, safe, and wheelchair accessible. There are many directions you can travel with many attractions and amenities located along the trails. Trails are fully signed indicating washrooms, attractions, and conveniences. A complete Trail Guide Map produced by the Fredericton Trails Coalition is available at the three Fredericton Tourism Visitor Information Centres, the Lighthouse on The Green, Community Services Dept (335 Queen St.) and at the Trail Visitor Centre located on the Northside of the trail, 300 m from the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge.

Experience Geocaching in Fredericton! Our extensive trails and abundant parks provide the perfect terrain for Geocaching. Fredericton caches are known to be particularly creative and well hidden. Hunt on foot or by bike and discover our special caches; a walking tour of historic downtown and several puzzle caches. There are over 250 caches in Fredericton city limits and 500 caches within 28 km of City Hall. Visit www.tourismfredericton.ca for more information.

BIKE RENTALS River Trails Bike Rentals & Tours (Lighthouse on The Green) Bicycle and caboose rentals, hourly and daily rates available. 506-476-7368; LighthouseOnTheGreen.ca Radical Edge 129 Westmorland St. Hourly, daily and weekly rentals available. 506-459-1449 www.radicaledge.ca Savage’s - 441 King St. $15/half day and $25/full day. Weekly rates available. 506457-7452; www.savages.ca Hartt Island RV Park - Route 102, West. 506-462-9400; www.harttisland.com

Northside Walking Trail

HYLA PARK NATURE PRESERVE

TRAILS

Trails Canada’s First Amphibian Park After the gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor) was discovered in this area, the land was set aside to preserve and protect the treefrog population and habitat. Listen to the flute-like trilling sound of the tiny frog. See rare plants including; red milkwort, the purple gerardia, and the small-flowered gratiola. Located behind the Greenwood Dr. Baptist Church, Fredericton North. For more info, contact the Nature Trust of NB: 506-457-2398, www.naturetrust.nb.ca, naturetrust@ntnb.org Waterborough Farm 6152 Route 105 506-362-1005 (outside city) www.waterboroughfarm.com Relax and get back to nature as you walk through the wild woods past gentle ponds and streams. The fall leaves are magnificent! Guided trails available on open house days. See our website for details Tour leaders can be prearranged for bicycle tours of Grand Lake and Cambridge Narrows during the summer. Acommodation and dining available locally.

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Discover iscover the St. John River by renting a canoe, kayak D or by taking a river tour. The Regent St. Wharf, Yacht Club and boat launch all cater to visitors and will facilitate your river experience. Enjoy the water and go for a dip at one of our fresh water beaches. Take a boat tour and discover the beauty of the St. John River.

Discover how Fredericton is the gateway to the lower river passage, visit www.discoverthepassage.com

Hartt Island RV Resort

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Pontoon Boat Ride Hartt Island RV Park See page (14) for details 506-462-9400 www.harttisland.com

TUBING

Houseboat Rentals Lakeway Houseboat Vacations Mactaquac Provincial Park. A unique vacation experience on the St. John River. Lakeway Houseboat Vacations are renting four fully appointed houseboats with a sleeping capacity of 8, 10 or 14 people. Available on a weekly, half week and hourly basis. 1-888-452-5392 larry@lakewayhouseboats.com; www.lakewayhouseboats.com

Nashwaak Tubing $10/adults, $5/children, luxury tubes $12. Reservations are recommended. 629 Route 8, Durham Bridge 506-457-2300 www.nashwaaktubing.com

Float down the Nashwaak River on an inflatable tube. An excellent way to spend a relaxing summer afternoon!

Taymouth Tubing Family Fun for all ages on the Nashwaak River Rates starting at $8/personReservations recommended 959 Rte 628 Taymouth, NB E6C 1A2 506-450-6020 www.taymouthventures.com kandm_1@hotmail.com


Fredericton Yacht Club Located at 361 Lincoln Rd., just below the Princess Margaret Bridge, the Fredericton Yacht Club offers temporary docking and a launch ramp. Visitor mooring facilities available July & August. www.fyc.ca

Riverside Paddlers Located at Lighthouse on The Green. Canoe and kayak Small Craft Aquatic Centre rentals. Guided tours upon The Centre offers a wide variety request. May to September. of programs to keep the whole Hourly and daily rates family water-active. Canoe, available. 506-455-8166 kayak and rowing shell rentals 506-260-0107 and/or lessons are available. BOAT LAUNCHES Guided nature tours are also (Free to public with vehicle available. Plus, week-long day parking available) camps for youth. Located on the west end of the downtown, Carleton Park Boat Launch, Union St. (Fredericton North) behind the Victoria Health Morell Park Boat Launch, Centre and along the St. John Waterloo Row (small craft only) River. Escaping to the wilderness is just a short paddle SWIMMING/BEACHES/ from downtown Fredericton. LAKES Open from mid-May to endKillarney Lake September / early-October. Killarney Road off St. Mary’s St. Hours vary. For more information call 506-460-2260 Supervised daily late-June to late-August. or visit our website: 506-460-2273 www.smallcraft.ca www.fredericton.ca Hartt Island RV Park Kayak and Canoe rentals from Mactaquac Provincial Park June to September. Rte 102 1256 Route 105 Fredericton. 506-462-9400 506-363-4747 www.nbparks.ca Key Cycle (Entrance fee) Off-site kayak and canoe rentals. 218 Main St. 506-458-8985

CANOE / KAYAK RENTALS

Lakeway Houseboats

DISCOVER OUR RIVER

Regent St. Wharf Capital City Boat Club Services include a security gate, water, dumping station, electrical hook-up, and a Port Warden on duty from 10am9pm daily, June, July and August (May & September, weekends only). Fees for overnight stay at $1.00/ft. Contact the Port Warden on VHF Channel 68. 506-455-1445 or 506-461-6703 during the off-season. www.capitalcityboatclub.com

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Top Courses

Challenge Challenge yourself at our golf courses. Guaranteed to offer variety and excitement for any golfer. The courses below offer club rentals and pull & power cart rentals. Please call for reservations. Green fees listed below are subject to change. For more information on Fredericton’s golf courses please call Golf NB at 1-877-TEE-IN-NB (833-4662), if in Fredericton, dial 506-451-1324, or visit www.golfnb.com Kingswood Golf www.kingswoodpark.com golf@kingswoodpark.com 506-443-3333; 1-800-423-5969 31 Kingswood Park Recognized by Golf Digest as Canada’s Best New Course in 2003, Top 100 courses in the world outside the United States in 2006, and “Best Places to Play in 2008.” Kingswood features an 18 hole Signature Course (5,227-7,075 yards), 9 hole Executive Course (1,448-1,990 yards), double ended practice facility and the Kingswood Lodge for all your banquet, restaurant and corporate services. Visit website for packages and to book your tee time. Play it…. love it. Mactaquac Provincial Park Golf Course www.mactaquacgolf.com 506-363-4925; 1-877-267-4653 1256 Route 105, Mactaquac Park This 18 hole championship course offers a unique series of challenges for all skill levels. The 7030-yard layout features meticulously groomed fairways leading to generous sized greens, most of which are well guarded by large bunkers. Features a fully equipped pro shop and licensed restaurant, equipment rentals, driving range, putting green and practice facility. Green fees: $32-$50

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Carman Creek Golf Course & Practice Facility www.carmancreekgolf.com 506-472-PAR3 (7273) 1-866-472-PAR3 460 Riverside Dr., at Ramada Hotel, 5 minutes from downtown. Numerous environmental & accessibility awards, capital city’s chemical free riverside jewel, every hole has a view of the picturesque St. John River.

Atlantic Canada’s only Single Rider Golf Cart for people with disabilities, Fredericton’s only lighted practice range and mini-golf, golf instruction, paintball, beach volleyball, washer toss and licensed lounge. Play Sustainable Golf, Play Carman Creek. Green fees: $15-$20 Gage Golf & Curling Club www.gagegolfandcurling.com 506-357-9343 55 Fraser Ave, Oromocto Located just outside Fredericton, Gage offers 18 holes of great golf. The course is easy to walk with many narrow fairways, small wellbunkered greens, doglegs and water hazzards. 5,888 - 6,126 yards, equipment rentals, pull & power cart rentals, driving range & putting green, 18-hole mini-putt, pro shop, licensed. Green fees: $40 tax incl.

Gilridge Golf Club www.gilridgegolf.ca 506-453-1077 550 Claudie Rd 9 holes, 1832 yards, golf club rentals, pull & power carts, putting green and driving nets, licensed. Longest executive length golf course in Fredericton. A beautiful wooded setting on Fredericton’s Northside, it is enjoyed by all levels of golfers. Green fees: $11-$28.

CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF

Fredericton Golf Club www.playfgc.com 506-443-7710 331 Golf Club Rd. 18 holes, par 70, 6093 yards, driving range, putting green, pro shop and licensed. Golfers of all levels will be tested by elm-lined fairways, strategically positioned bunkers and numerous topographical changes and winding brooks. Green fees: $57.50

Riverbend Golf & Fishing Club 506-452-7277 www.riverbendgolf.nb.ca 541 Route 628 HWY, Durham Bridge 18 holes, 5,188 - 6,344 yards, pull & power cart rentals, driving range & putting green, pro shop, licensed. Challenging Graham Cooke design located just 15 minutes from Fredericton bordering the scenic Nashwaak River. Green fees: $36, tax incl. Monday to Wednesday special: $28

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Let our art

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Beaverbrook Art Gallery

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pend a day exploring great galleries. Stroll tree lined Sstreets and discover unique handmade crafts, created by Fredericton’s artisan community. Our potters, sculptors, painters, weavers, jewellers, ironworkers and fabric artists are among the finest anywhere. Downtown Fredericton Culture Crawls take place throughout the summer. These festive open houses not only allow you to visit downtown art galleries, but also artists’ fine craft studios (See page 52). Aitkens Pewter 408 Queen St. 506-453-9474 or 1-800-567-4416 fredericton@aitkenspewter.com www.aitkenspewter.com Hollowware, maritime collectibles, tableware, frames, Christmas ornaments, jewellery and everything in between. Every piece is hand-made in our studio just minutes from downtown.

Beaverbrook Art Gallery 703 Queen St. 506-458-8545 or 506-458-2028 www.beaverbrookartgallery.org One of the best permanent collections of art in Canada. After checking out the exhibitions, browse the Gallery Shop for local fine arts and crafts items to take back home. Bejewel Gallery 540 Queen St. 506-450-7305 gallery@bejewel.ca www.bejewel.ca Monday to Wednesday 10am6pm, Thursday 10am-8pm, Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 12pm4pm. Bejewel is part of the Economusée Network, where you can watch artisans at work. Award winning studio on site. Custom designed jewellery, fashion accessories and jewellery repairs. Be bold, be beautiful, Bejewel.

Birch Crescent Gallery by Dale Carruthers 1599 Woodstock Road 506-450-4233 thegallery@dalecarruthersart.ca www.dalecarruthersart.ca Tuesday to Saturday 9am-4pm. Original paintings, prints, custom framing, greeting cards & calendars.

ARTISAN STUDIOS & GALLERIES

Artisan Studios & Galleries

Botinicals Gift Shop 610 Queen St. 506-454-6101; 1-877-450-6101 botinicalsgiftshop@nb.aibn.com www.botinicalsgiftshop.com Monday to Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Serving the community with fine art and crafts since 1994. A must-see collection of some of the Maritime’s best artisans. 100% handmade! Featuring the tin and copper floral arrangements of owner John Welling. Visit the website for more details and events.

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City Hall Gallery 397 Queen St. 506-460-2411 culture@fredericton.ca www.fredericton.ca Monday to Friday 8:15am4:30pm Frequently changing exhibitions of local art.

Gallery 78 Fine Art 796 Queen St. 506-454-5192 www.gallery78.com Crocket House (corner of Queen & Church Sts.) Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday 10am-3pm; Sunday 1-4pm. Established in 1976, Gallery 78 shows the widest selection of fine art in Eastern Canada, including paintings, sculptures, works on paper, photography and fine crafts by established and emerging artists. Artist’s studios within gallery. Gallery Connexion 470 York St. 506-454-1433 connex@nbnet.nb.ca www.galleryconnexion.ca Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Gallery Connexion is a nonprofit artist-run centre showing contemporary and experimental art in various media. Housed in the former Chestnut Canoe Factory, Gallery Connexion also features 6 artist studios, a performance area and a bar. Admission is free - check online

for current and upcoming programming, workshops, performances and events. Gallery Opaque 634-1 Brunswick St. 506-450-2197 info@galleryopaque.com; www.galleryopaque.com Eco-artist & educator Sheila McPhee & photographer Joshua Slade (mother/son partnership) are committed to making a positive ecological impact through their “green” artistic endeavors. By chance or appointment.

ARTISAN STUDIOS & GALLERIES

Charlotte Street Art Centre 732 Charlotte St. 506-454-6952 www.fal-inc.com or www.charlottestreetarts.ca The Charlotte Street Art Centre, in an 1884 school, houses art, dance, pottery, violin, cello, and guitar studios; art and craft galleries; Film Cooperative Choral Federation; Asian cultural centre and more under one roof. Sweet Belgian Desire Café offers light fare and great desserts. Multipurpose room and Auditorium (with grand piano) available for rent. Second floor studios are now wheelchair accessible.

Gallery on York 88 York St. 506-443-3237 Hosting the creations of some of the finest Atlantic artisans. Garden Creek Pottery 1538 Woodstock Rd., Route 102 506-455-7631 gardencreekpottery@gmail.com Open daily year-round by chance or appointment. Visit the potter, Joan Shaw in her studio, featuring functional and decorative wheel-thrown stoneware.

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ARTISAN STUDIOS & GALLERIES

Government House Gallery 51 Woodstock Rd. 506-453-2505; www.gnb.ca/lg New Brunswick’s artistic culture first hand in the contemporary gallery spaces. Ingrid Mueller Art + Concepts 96 Regent St. 506-454-2278 www.ingridmuellerartandconcepts.com Hours: M-W 10-5, Th-Fri 10-8, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-3 Featuring leading contemporary Atlantic Canadian artists. Paintings, sculpture, pottery and photography. Michael Khoury Gallery 542 Pederson Crescent 506-454-5864; mnkhoury@nb.sympatico.ca An extensive collection of fine art by Fredericton painter Michael Khoury. Collection includes figurative, landscape, interior and still life paintings. By appointment only. River Valley Crafts and the Barracks Fine Craft Shops Soldiers’ Barracks, Historic Garrison District, Carleton St. 506-460-2837 Open daily, June to September. The Barracks Shops feature local artists producing & selling their wares. In addition to fine crafts, River Valley Crafts provides visitor information, tickets for programs within the Historic Garrison District, refreshments and souvenirs. Sue Lawrence Hair, Spa & Gallery 550 Queen St. 506-457-2922 slawrence@nb.aibn.com www.suelawrencehairspaandgallery.com Monday & Saturday 9am-4pm; Tuesday to Friday 9am-7pm. A must see with brightly coloured walls filled with paintings, pottery, stained glass, woodwork & wrought iron featuring one of a kind crafted fixtures by local artists. The Gallery at the NB College of Craft and Design 457 Queen St. 506-457-6805 gallery@gnb.ca; www.nbcc.ca/nbccd Monday to Friday 9am-4:30pm and by appointment. The Gallery exhibits a diverse range of fine craft, design and visual art from faculty, students and invited artists, featuring major studio disciplines Aboriginal visual arts, ceramics, drawing, fashion design, fibre arts, graphic design, integrated media, jewellery and metal arts, photography, and textiles. UNB Art Centre Memorial Hall, UNB, 9 Bailey Drive 506-453-4623; www.cel.unb.ca/exhibitions Open daily 9am-4pm. Featuring exciting new exhibitions every month including regional artists & touring exhibitions, and maintains a collection of over 1,500 artworks on display throughout the campus.

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rowse unique specialty boutiques or enjoy our B shopping malls and big box stores. With seven days a week of shopping, we have what you are looking for in Fredericton. (The) Barracks Fine Craft Shops Corner of Queen & Carleton Sts. 506-460-2837 Artists work on-site creating and selling their wares. (The) Beadnik Custom Jewellery & Beading Supplies 187 Main St. 506-452-0891 www.thebeadnikonline.com Beads, findings, tools, workshops, jewellery repairs and more. Beaverbrook Art Gallery Shop 703 Queen St. 506-458-2028 www.beaverbrookartgallery.org Fine art reproductions and fine crafts.

Country Crafts and Curtains 334 York St. 506-454-2572 Your Complete Quilting and Decorating Store. Carrying bali pops; kits; fatt quarters; jelly rolls; & charm packs. Cultures Boutique (YMCA) 383 Mazzuca’s Lane (alley off York St. between King & Queen), 506-462-3088 Ethically traded quality crafts, clothing and jewellery from around the world. Eloise Ltd. 69 York St; 506-453-7715 Tribal Sportswear, Donna Fashions, Tricolto/John & Jane, Pure & Co. Endeavours Artstuff 412 Queen St; Town Center, 506-455-4278 Art supplies, resource for art classes.

SHOPPING

One-of-a-kind treasures to discover (The) Garden of Beadin’ 79 York St. 506-443-3232 www.thegardenofbeadin.ca Your everything bead store! Glass beads, semi-precious stones, Swarovski crystals, metals, stringing supplies, tools & classes. Joy of Framing 368 Queen St. 506-454-5491 Fine art reproductions and custom made picture frames. Lighthouse on The Green Gift Shop Regent St. Wharf along the riverside walking trail. 506-460-2939 Unique & fun gifts, postcards, and other great souvenirs. Made You Blush 59 York St. 506-452-8686 www.madeyoublush.ca Carries popular brands of makeup, makeup accessories, and body & skin care items.

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SHOPPING

Old Orchard Crafts room2remember kidz 152 King St. 88 York St. 506-357-9560 506-472-0400 www.oldorchardcrafts.com Gifts for all occasions, nestled in Unique store for all things baby. an historic 18th century home. Savour décor Paradise Imports Queen St. 506-472-4999 Home Décor and giftware. 95 York St. 506-455-1711 www.nancyjon.com Stylin’ Mama, nancyjon@nbnet.nb.ca Baby, & Tot Local handcrafted jewellery and 99 York St. unique global treasures. 506-455-MAMA (6262) Picaroon's Brewtique 418 Queen Street www.picaroons.ca Part of the Economusee network, you can watch the microbrewery process, taste test new products, or buy your favourite hand crafted Britishstyle ale.

www.stylinmama.ca Where to shop for everything you’ll need from pre-natal to preschool! Think Play 412 Queen St; Town Center 506-472-7529 www.thinkplay.ca Unique downtown toy store with old fashioned toys & games.

room2remember 494 Queen St. 506-443-9016 (The) Urban Almanac Home Décor & Unique Giftware. General Store 75 York St. 506-450-4334 www.urbanalmanac.com General store & home

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furnishings with a modern twist. Open 7 days a week! U Wash Dog Wash 1245 Hanwell Rd. 506-450-9274 www.uwashdogwash.com Everything you need to bathe your own dog. Furry tourists don’t pay HST. Yarns on York 72 York St. 506-458-9193 yarnsonyork@ bellaliant.com Quality hand knitting yarns and needles.

Outside the City Briggs & Little Woolen Mills Ltd. (Outlet Store) 3500 Rte. 635 Hwy, Harvey 506-366-5438 Visit the outlet store of Canada’s oldest woolen mill. Take a self guided tour of the plant and check out our full line of products offered. Casey’s Route 105, Sheffield 506-357-8592 Over 300 NB artisans’ work on display.


(The) Kubbyhole 12 Lake Rd, Harvey Station 506-366-2122 www.thekubbyhole.ca Selection of unique local handmade crafts in an artisanrun shop. Waterborough Farm 6152 Route 105, 506-362-1005 www.waterboroughfarm.com Enjoy a variety of farm products and related activities including seasonally fresh produce, relishes, pickles and jams. Enjoy a variety of experiences from flower arrangement, martial arts, qigong,song writing, woodworking or woodturning. Join our homeopath for meditation & healing,

Salon Arabesque Spa Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook (659 Queen St.) 506-450-3339 www.arabesquespa.ca Monday & Saturday 9am-5pm; Tuesday to Thursday 10am8pm; Friday 9am-6pm

ANTIQUES Casey’s Route 105, Sheffield 506-357-8592 Old Tyme Collectibles and Antiques 40A Main St., Fredericton North; 506-451-9218 New Category SPA's

SPAS Avalon Salon Spa South side: 318 Brunswick St. Uptown: Corbett Center Monday & Saturday: 9am–5pm Tuesday to Friday 9am-9pm Avalon Uptown also open Sun 12-5pm North side: 336 Main St. 506-472-1772 www.avalonspa.com Merle Norman & Day Spa Regent Mall (1381 Regent St.) 506-450-7345; 1-877-4507345; www.thedayspa.ca Monday to Friday 9:30am-9pm; Saturday 9:30am-8pm

Casey’s CRAFT & GIFT SHOP

❦ Featuring over 250 local NB Artisans Crafts on display ❦ Great Gift ideas ❦ Diner on Site ❦ Picnic area & dock facilities ❦ Fresh Vegetables and Fruit ❦ Nostalgia Museum On Site ❦ Full Service Campground

SHOPPING

Kings Landing Gift Shop Kings Landing 506-363-4999 Local crafts, 19th century reproductions, village-made items and country-style home and giftware.

Sue Lawrence Hair, Spa & Gallery 550 Queen St. 506-457-2922 slawrence@nb.aibn.com, www.suelawrencehairspaandgal lery.com Monday & Saturday 9am-4pm; Tuesday through Friday 9am7pm The Spa Club 654 Bishop Dr. 506-474-1772 info@thefrederictonspaclub.com Monday to Wednesday 10am6pm; Thursday 10am-9pm; Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm Urban Soul Salon & Spa Delta Fredericton (225 Woodstock Rd.) 506-452-9001 www.urbansoul.ca

2511 Route 105 Sheffield, NB E3A 9K3 Summer Hours: 7 days a week 8:30 am - 8:00 pm Fall Hours: 7 days a week 8:30 am - 6:00 pm Tel.: 506 357-8592

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SHOPPING DISTRICTS Downtown Fredericton www.downtownfredericton.ca The downtown district is a unique blend of modern and colonial architecture cradled by the St. John River. Downtown Fredericton has over 120 shops and 28 attractions to welcome you into the heart of the province’s capital city. The shops of downtown Fredericton offer a distinct shopping experience, with everything from the latest fashions, sporting goods, footwear, and accessories, to one of a kind gift boutiques, handmade crafts, distinctive pewter, pottery, jewellery and fibre arts. Downtown Fredericton is home to over 30 restaurants and cafés, serving food from all across the globe and right here in Canada. From quick snacks to fine dining, you’ll find everything

you’re looking for in a meal and more. A day in Downtown Fredericton truly is an experience. Downtown area includes the perimeter of Queen St., Brunswick St., St. John St, and Smythe St.

Up Town, Prospect St. & Bishop Dr. Prospect St. and surrounding area is Fredericton’s major commercial street with a wide range of shops, services, fast food and family restaurants. Anchored by Regent Mall and the Uptown Centre. Major chain stores include: Future Shop, Canadian Tire, Kent, Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Fabricville, Pets Unlimited and much more. Hours vary.

Business Fredericton North www.businessfrednorth.com Cross the Westmorland St. Bridge to Fredericton North’s central business district with a community feel. Once the traditional “high street” of the

former village of Nashwaaksis. Offering a variety of products and services from more than 240 businesses including home improvement & antiques, fashions, supermarkets, fast food & family restaurants. From locally owned stores offering unique products to national chains including Home Hardware and Shoppers Drug Mart.

SHOPPING

Monday 12-7pm; Tuesday to Thursday 10am-8pm; Friday 10am-7pm; Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday open by apt. only

SHOPPING CENTRES Uptown Centre 1150 Prospect St, Uptown 506-458-0768 Park at the door of your favourite store when you visit the Fredericton Uptown Centre featuring stores such as Better Living, Psuedio, Dairy Queen, Future Shop, English Butler, Addition Elle, Reitmans, Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Urban Planet, and Rogers Video, along with NB Liquor, Zellers, Sobey’s, Staples, Moores Clothing for Men, Shoppers Drug Mart, GoodLife Fitness, Pet’s

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Unlimited, and Boston Pizza. Kings Place Mall 440 King St., Downtown Kings Place Mall is located in the heart of downtown hosting over 30 stores and services. It includes a bank, pharmacy, travel agency and hair salons with a distinct selection of shops and items candy, shoe repair, dollar store, florist, fashion, footwear, gift stores, cell phones, specialty lotions and creams, home decor; lounge, restaurant and food court. Regent Mall 1381 Regent St. 506-452-1005 www.regentmall.com Experience more at Regent Mall with over 115 stores and services, it is the largest shopping centre in the Greater Fredericton area, anchored by Chapters, Empire Theatres, Sears, Sport Chek, Toys “R” Us, and Wal-Mart. You’ll find a

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wide selection of fashion, jewellery, photo finishing, unique gift items and much more. The food court has over 11 food merchants offering a wide variety of choices or for a more intimate meal, visit Smitty’s Family Restaurant & Lounge. Mall Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am–9pm; Sunday 12–5pm. Brookside Mall 435 Brookside Dr., Fredericton North. 506-458-9038 Thirty stores and services, including Zellers department store, Sobeys supermarket, Lawtons Drug Store, NB Liquor Store, and Royal Bank; specialty shops featuring custom leather works, stained glass, framing,plus many more shopping outlets featuring clothing, gifts, jewellery, crafts and much more. Services include fitness centre, restaurants, bank, hair salon, pharmacy, and seamstress

services. Monday to Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12-5pm. The Corbett Centre Fredericton's newest shopping and dining centre offering a shopping and dining experience in a pedestrian friendly environment. Includes Winners, Michaels, PetSmart, The Shoe Co. Home Depot, Select Kitchens, Herbal Magic, Sally Beauty, Easy Home, Wicker Emporium, Dollarama, Wheaton’s, Avalon Spa, Panango Pizza, Deluxe French Fries, Yoo China Curry House, Montana’s and East Side Mario’s. Contact RioCan Property Services at 416-866-2985 SmartCentres 125 Two Nations Crossing, Fredericton North Walmart, Canadian Tire and Kent Building Supplies.


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SEASONS

celebrate

Fredericton’s Fall Season is something to

Spend a weekend in our city filled with history, culture, nature and festivals surrounded by an explosion of colours. www.tourismfredericton.ca • Enjoy Fabulous Fall Festivals New Brunswick Fine Craft Festival; Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival; Thanksgiving Festival at Kings Landing; Silver Wave Film Festival and NB Spirits Festival

• Spend a day exploring great galleries, like the Beaverbrook Art Gallery or Gallery 78

• Browse for fine local crafts, experience an authentic farmers’ market and visit our specialty boutiques.

• Challenge yourself to a round of golf while enjoying the gorgeous scenery

• Visit captivating attractions: Kings Landing Historical Settlement, Science East, Mactaquac Provincial Park

Want to know where to see the best fall colors? Visit www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca Click on About New Brunswick, then Weather & Seasons

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Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival


arm your heart this winter! Romantic skating, exhilarating outdoor W adventure, family fun and breath-taking river valley views. Fredericton is your perfect winter getaway!www.tourismfredericton.ca

Skiing/Snowboarding Ski Crabbe Mountain Ltd. Home to the largest vertical descent in the Maritimes (853 ft)…offering some of the best terrain in Atlantic Canada! Central Hainesville, off Route 104 Snow Conditions: 506-463-8311 ext. 300 Info: 506-463-8311 www.crabbemountain.com; info@crabbemountain.com Quadruple chair lift, T-bar, a handle tow on the beginner hill, snow-making, night skiing, 22 trails including glades, terrain park, snow school, cafeteria and lounge. Open early December through early April.

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Cross-Country Skiing Fredericton offers a magnificent Trails Network, much of the 85-plus km of the trail network is groomed and perfect for crosscountry skiing when conditions permit. Killarney Lake Park and Odell Park offer some of the best cross country skiing in the region Call 506-460-2881 for ski condition updates. Ski Crabbe Mountain Ltd. Central Hainesville, off Route 104 Snow Conditions: 506-463-8311 ext. 300 Info: 506-463-8311 www.crabbemountain.com; info@crabbemountain.com Lindsay Valley Oromocto at Base Gagetown Six groomed trails open to the public. Features easy, moderate, intermediate and free-style trails 506-422-2000 ext. 7310

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Curling Capital Winter Club, 232 Rookwood Avenue; 506-452-0020;email capitalwinterclub@rogers.com

(Please call ahead to confirm): Hoods Sleigh Rides and Wagon Rides, Stanley area; 506-367-2531 Meals and light lunches may be provided, Fredericton Curling Club, The Coliseum, please call ahead to make reservations. Also Smythe St.; 506-459-3003; www.fcc1854.com catering to birthday, anniversary and wedding The only full time arena curling facility in the parties. Maritimes. Oakland Farm & Lodge, Skating New Maryland, 506-459-5422 Fredericton has numerous outdoor and indoor 5 minutes from the Regent Mall skating facilities. Visit www.tourismfredericton.ca Cedar log lodge available to host celebration for a complete list, or call 506-460-2230 for rink events (weddings, reunions, birthdays, etc.) locations and 506-460-2881 for rink conditions. and meetings. Home style catering available. Please call for a reservation. Outdoor Rinks Downing Street Park (Royal Field) Garden Creek School Henry Park Islandview Park (Silverwood) Killarney Lake, 506-460-2881 McAdam Avenue School Officers’ Square, Downtown Fredericton, 506-458-8922 Odell Park, 506-460-2881 Queen Square Park Skyline Boys & Girls Club

Indoor Rinks Aitken Centre UNB Campus; 506-453-4991 Kingswood Entertainment Centre, 31 Kingswood Park, Hanwell Rd.; 506-444-9500 Lady Beaverbrook Rink, 411 University Ave.; 506-460-2257 Willie O’Ree Place, 605 Cliffe St., 506-460-2700 York Arena, 891 Barker St.; 506-460-2949 Grant Harvey Centre, 600 Knowledge Park Drive. Expected to open 2011. The centre will feature two ice surfaces, with the main surface featuring an NHL sized ice pad and seating for 1500, while the second ice pad will be an Olympic sized ice surface with seating for 250. It will be equipped with 10 dressing rooms , two official rooms, concessions on both levels, a large press box, wall mounted scoreboards and a committee room for 50 people. Active living enthusiasts and fans alike will be able to enjoy one of the most popular walking surfaces in the City as the centre will also have a walking track constructed on the upper level of the main ice surface area. Other amenities will include a turf field, and an off-leash dog park.

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Sliding Odell Park, Fredericton Recreation, 506-460-2881 Lindsay Valley, Oromocto at Base Gagetown. 506-422-2000 ext. 2072

Snowmobiling The Fredericton area offers many kilometres of scenic, groomed snowmobile trails. Trail passes are mandatory and are available through Service New Brunswick at 1-888-762-8600; www.snb.ca Day passes are available at the following local snowmobile clubs: The Fredericton North-Nashwaak Valley Snowmobile Club, 506-453-1638 Fredericton Snowmobile Club Inc. 506-440-8109

Sugar Bush The Fredericton area offers Sugar Bush experiences in March and April. Try some taffy on the snow, a home cooked meal or purchase some fresh maple syrup. New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association; www.maple.infor.ca


More exciting activities to get you moving! BINGO St. Mary’s Entertainment Centre 185 Gabriel Drive 506-462-9300; 1-888-992-4646 www.stmarysbingo.com BOWLING Kingswood Lanes 31 Kingswood Park on Hanwell Rd. 506-444-9500 www.kingswoodpark.com Main Street Bowl-a-drome 301 Main St. 506-472-2361 Pro shop, licensed lounge, wheelchair accessible. Cosmic Bowling. HORSEBACK RIDING Royal Road Equestrian Centre 506-452-0040 MINI GOLF Hartt Island RV Park Woodstock Rd. Rt.102 West. 506-462-9400. 18-hole mini-golf, bankshot basketball, driving range and water park. Carman Creek Golf Course & Practice Facility www.carmancreekgolf.com 506-472-PAR3 (7273); 866-472 PAR3 (7273) 460 Riverside Drive, at Ramada Hotel, 5 minutes from downtown.

18 Hole mini-golf, Fredericton’s only lighted practice range, beach volleyball, Environmental Award Winning 9 hole executive golf course, golf instruction, paintball, washer toss and licensed lounge. PAINTBALL Capital City Paintball 16 Dorcas St; 506-452-2800 www.atlanticarcheryand paintball.ca Carman Creek Golf Course & Practice Facility 506-472-7273 PAINT-YOUR-OWN-POTTERYSTUDIO Clay Café 620 Queen St., open daily 506-474-8003 www.claycafefredericton.com SWIMMING POOLS Splash pads/Outdoor Pools 506-460-2273 Hartt Island RV Park Route 102 West 506-462-9400 Henry Park (248 Medley St.), Off MacLaren Avenue Marysville Pool, 37 Harrison Court Queen’s Square, (740 Aberdeen St.), Church & Aberdeen Sts.

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Royal Road Park (35 Royal Road), Royal Road & William Sts. INDOOR POOLS Fredericton Indoor Pool, 79 Carrington Lane, 506-460-2273 (admission fee) Fredericton YMCA, 28 Saunders St. Until June 2011 then moving to 471 Albert St. July 2011. 506-462-3000 Sir Max Aitken Pool, UNB campus, 506-453-4579

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Wading Pools (free) There are numerous wading pools in the city. Call 506-460-2230 or visit www.fredericton.ca for a compete list. Note: Parents are responsible for their own children as there is no supervision at these pools. TENNIS 37 tennis courts are open daily in the summer (some even open every night). The locations are found on the City Street Map. Contact Fredericton Recreation 506-460-2230, or www.tourismfredericton.ca WATER SLIDES Hartt Island RV Park, Route 102 West, 506-462-9400

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General Information BANKS All major banks are present in Fredericton, please refer to the yellow pages for a complete listing. Most banks offer Interac service and currency exchange. CAR RENTALS Company Telephone Avis 506-446-6006 506-454-2847 Budget 506-452-1107 506-446-6123 Discount 506-452-7620 Enterprise 506-459-4100 506-455-8280 Hertz 506-459-3444 506-446-9079 National 506-446-4105 TRUCK RENTALS Trius Truck 506-457-9000 Center

Address Airport 551 King St. 1285 Hanwell Rd. Airport 817 Prospect St. 1270 Hanwell Rd. 105 Dundonald St. 319 King St. Airport Airport 639 Bishop Dr.

CHURCH SERVICES Consult the Saturday edition of The Daily Gleaner for a listing of local churches and their hours of worship. The Yellow Pages list most local churches. CURRENCY EXCHANGE US Visitors: Local businesses will provide a fair rate of exchange for US dollars. Most major Canadian banks will offer an immediate rate of exchange for US dollars. International Visitors: To exchange funds while in Fredericton you can use your bank card or credit card in a banking machine featuring the CIRRUS symbol. Most of the banks located in Fredericton will offer an exchange rate. For currencies other than US dollars, however, the exchange rate is not immediate. EMERGENCY SERVICES Emergency Calls Dial 911 (Fire, Police, Ambulance, Poison Control) Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, 506-452-5400 700 Priestman St. Tele-health - Speak with a nurse by calling 811 After-hours clinics, drop in only: 1. Brookside Mall Walk-in Clinic - Fredericton North Located in the Medical office building in the north east end of the Brookside Mall parking lot near the Sobey’s store. 475 Brookside Drive. 2. Fredericton Medical Centre Walk-in Clinic Fredericton South Located inside the Medical building at 1015 Regent St. in Fredericton.

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Both of these clinics are open Saturday and Sunday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday to Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.You will be seen on a first come - first served basis. Arrive early to avoid being placed too far down the list and expect a long wait before you are seen. 3. New Maryland Highway Medical Bldg Walk-in Clinic - Fredericton South Located at 636 New Maryland Highway. Please note this clinic is only open Monday to Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 4. Beaverbrook Centre - Dr. Paul Lam, Located at 523 Dundonald Street, Suite 100. They are open Monday to Wednesday from 4:30 - full and The 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 12:30 - full. Phone (506) 452-9234. 5. Dr Paul Smith 640 Prospect Street (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - 8:00 am - 11:30am) 6. Dr. B Tingley, After Hours Clinic Brookside Mall- (Open Mon-Fri 8:30am - 1:30pm) Northside (beside Lawton Drug Store) FISH & HUNT For non-resident fishing licenses and hunting regulations, contact the NB Department of Natural Resources & Energy, Fish & Wildlife Branch. 506-453-2440, Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre, 1350 Regent St., Monday to Friday 8:15am-4:30pm. To request an Outfitters Directory call 1-800561-0123. A listing of outfitters is available online at www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca under “Accommodations”. LAUNDROMATS Mini Mart 1853 Lincoln Rd; 506-458-9659 Norge Cleaners 525 Beaverbrook Ct; 506-458-5535 Paragon Cleaners 256 Regent St; 506-458-5852 Rainbow Car Wash and Convenience Store 939 Prospect St; 506-459-8018 20 Royal Rd. 506-457-0591 Riverside Laundromat 79 Riverside Dr; 506-472-4429 LIQUOR STORES Liquor, wine and beer are sold only in Government stores operated by the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation. The legal drinking age in New Brunswick is 19. Liquor stores in Fredericton are located at:


METRIC CONVERSION When travelling keep in mind that 1 kilometre is equal to approx. 0.6 miles i.e. 30 km = 18 mi. Temperature readings, approximate equivalents For Fahrenheit and Celsius conversions: Fahrenheit -13 0 32 70 75 81 86 Celsius -25 -18 0 21 24 27 30 For speed conversions, equivalents are: mph 15 25 30 37 50 60 km/h 25 40 50 60 80 100 PARKING Please see visitor information section, p.10 for information about free parking passes for visitors. There are a number of parking meters, surface parking lots, and parking garages in downtown Fredericton. POPULATION (Based on 2006 Census) City Centre: 85,688 Greater Fredericton Region: 124,172 New Brunswick: 729,997 POST OFFICES Please refer to the Yellow Pages

RECREATIONAL VEHICLE SERVICES Dumping Stations Hartt Island RV Park, Rte 102 west, 506-462-9400 Mactaquac Provincial Park, Route 105 west, 506-363-4747 RV World, Trans Canada Hwy 2, exit 297, Lincoln, across from Irving Big Stop 506-446-3799; www.leisurefamilyrv.com

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Prospect St., Uptown Centre 1150 Prospect St. 506-452-6820 Devon Shopping Plaza, 580 Union St. 506-452-6822 Brookside Mall, 435 Brookside Dr. 506-452-6821 York St. Train Station, 380 York St. 506-452-6825. Opening in 2011.

RV Parking Downtown (Free) Available at the Upper Queen lot on Queen St. past Westmorland St. Overnight parking is not allowed. Repair & Rentals Global Value RV Sales and Service 1732 Hanwell Road, 506-462-6028. Sales and service John’s RV Repairs 229 Hwy 105, 506-450-2012. Repairs Lyle Bongard’s RV Sales Ltd. Route. 102, 2984 Woodstock Rd; 506-450-6080; www.bongardrv.com. Sales, parts & service Patterson Sales & Services 921 Allison Blvd Exit 5 off Vanier Hwy. 506-454-3535. Sales and service RLI Industries 135 Riverside Dr.; 506-450-7171. Repairs RV World, Exit 297 off Hwy 2 at Lincoln 506446-3799., www.leisurefamilyrv.com Complete inventory of parts, services and rentals. Propane filling station on site.

SEAFOOD The following locations specialize in seafood sales and can package for travel. Arrangements can also be made for shipping. Peter’s Meat Market, 506-458-9488, 230 Main St., Northside St. Mary's Ocean Direct, 506-462-9604, 150 Cliffe St., Northside

PRIVATE CAR SERVICE ABC Car Services Ltd. 506-454-LIMO (5466); limo@nb.sympatico.ca; www.abccarservices.com 24-hour pick-up and drop-off services. Hourly and daily rentals available. TAXI COMPANIES Please refer to the Yellow Pages RADIO STATIONS STATION FREQ. FORMAT TEMPERATURES CBAL-4 FM 88.1 Espace Musique Average monthly temperatures for Fredericton: CJPN-FM 90.5 Local French Radio Month Celsius Fahrenheit FRED-FM 92.3 Classic Rock January -7 19 CIRC 93.1 Community Information, February -6 21 Weather & Events March -0.5 30 CJRI FM 94.7 Gospel April 4 40 CKTPFM 95.7 First Nations, Alt. Rock May 12 54 Joy FM 96.5 Christian Music June 18 64 CHSR-FM 97.9 Alternative July 21 70 (UNB Campus Radio) August 20 68 CBC-FM 99.5 CBC One, News & Info September 16 61 CBZH-FM 101.5 CBC Two, Canada's National October 9 48 Music Network November 3 37 CBAF-FM 102.3 Radio Canada (Fr.) December -3 26 EZROCK FM 104.1 Adult Contemporary WELCOME WAGON The Fox FM 105.3 Rock 1-866-873-9948 Capital FM 106.9 EZ Rock www.welcomewagon.ca CKHJ-AM 1260 Country Freddy the Radio Wonder Phone 506-451-8888 weather, sports, recreation, etc.

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Asia Beef Noodle 624 Queen St. 506-472-6240

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Baking Paradise 608 Queen St. 506-472-4873

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Beairsto’s Family Restaurant Home-style 146 Main St. 506-462-9904 Blue Door Bar & Restaurant Innovative & progressive 100 Regent St. contemporary global. 506-455-2583 Award winning wine list Booster Juice Regent Mall 506-450-9473

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BrewBaker’s Restaurant Mediterranean cuisine, Winebar & Patio, 546 King St. seasonally inspired 506-459-0067

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Caribbean Flavas Restaurant Family restaurant offering 123 York St. Caribbean, Halal, Kosher & 506-459-1230 vegetarian dishes Cedar Tree Café 343 York St. 506-453-1877

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Charlie's Bar & Grill 958 Prospect St. 506-462-4444

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Dairy Queen Fast food & ice cream • 540 Union St. 506-453-1229 add cakes and DQ treats • Regent Mall 506-458-5417 • 1250 Prospect St. 506-454-3737 DQ Orange Julius Regent Mall 506-458-5417

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Deluxe French Fries Fast food, chicken, • 964 Prospect St. 506-459-1880 burgers, fries, seafood • Corbett Centre & breakfast

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Dimitri’s Souvlaki Restaurant Greek food, souvlaki, 349 King St. donairs & seafood 506-452-8882

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Fadi’s Pizza 312 Main St. 506-454-9888

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Garrison District Ale House Pub food with 426 Queen St. the largest selection 506-455-0300 of beer in N.B. Great Canadian Bagel 1111 Regent St. 506-453-7728

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Greco Pizza & Donair • 529 Dundonald St. 506-454-3030 • 102 Main St. 506-450-7008

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Grill on York Kings Place 506-454-8800

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Hilltop Grill & Beverage Co. Steaks, stir-fry, daily lunch 1034 Prospect St. buffet, sandwiches 506-458-9057 & wraps

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Isaac’s Way 73 Carleton St. 506-472-7937

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Jack & Andy's 973 Prospect St. 506-206-3660

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Jessy’s Pizza 510 Brookside Dr. 506-455-6666

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Joe’s Diner 809 Devon Ave. 506-472-3168

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Lunar Rogue (The) 625 King St. 506-450-2065

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M&T Deli 602 Queen St. 506-458-9068

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Mama’s Pub & Eatery 500 Brookside Dr. 506-450-4303

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Manchu Wok Regent Mall 506-450-7604

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Maverick Room Nouvelle cuisine and high 659 Queen St., Crowne Plaza end steak house 506-451-1804

McDonald’s Fast Food • 440 King St., 506-444-6235 • 94 Main St., 506-444-6232 • 125 Two Nations Crossing (Walmart) 506-444-6221 • 1177 Prospect St, 506-444-6231 • Regent Mall (Walmart), 506-444-6236

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Mexicali Rosa’s 546 King St. 506-451-0686

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Midsea Restaurant 99 Regent St. 506-455-5556

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Molly’s Coffee House 554 Queen St. 506-457-9305

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Pano’s Souvlaki & Donair 527 Union St. 506-472-0003

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Pizza Twice Pizza, salad, • 1111 Regent St. 506-457-9292 wings & poutine • 247 Canada St. 506-453-0099 Pretzelmaker Regent Mall 506-458-9245

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Quizno’s Sub Oven-toasted subs, • 580 King St. 506-459-2006 salads & soup • 277 Main St. 506-459-2005 • 169 Dundonald St. 506-458-8284

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Racines 536 Queen St.

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Second Cup Kings Place 506-455-2326

Coffee, tea, muffins, cinnamon buns, smoothies & sandwiches

Smitty’s Family Restaurant & Lounge, Regent Mall 506-454-0022

Family cuisine, breakfast all day & SFL menu items

$-$$

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Snooty Fox 66 Regent St. 506-474-1199

English pub fare with Canadian twist

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Starbucks Regent Mall 506-451-6293

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Subway Sandwiches • 349 King St. 506-450-3323 Subs, sandwiches, • 1055 Prospect St. 506-444-8827 soup and salads • 1111 Regent St. 506-450-4393 • Regent Mall 506-450-2175 • Main Place 506-457-4393 • 1050 Douglas Ave 506-450-7827 Sun Prince Restaurant 41 Main St. 506-458-8238

Chinese & Korean

$$

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Sunshine Diner 7 Brookmount St. 506-458-8470

Old fashioned diner

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Sweet Belgian Desire 732 Charlotte St. 506-455-2354

Homemade breakfast and lunch items, specialty teas & coffees, soup & sandwiches.

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Swiss Chalet Chicken, ribs, steak, 961 Prospect St. 506-458-8278 stir-fry and vegetarian

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Taco Bell Regent Mall 506-458-8226

Mexican

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Teriyaki – Made in Japan Regent Mall 506-454-3100

Japanese

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Terrace Dining Room Canadian cuisine 659 Queen St., Crowne Plaza 506-455-3371

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Wheelchair Access

local produce

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Seating Capacity FC= Food Court

seafood available

Outdoor Patio

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Seating Capacity FC= Food Court

seafood available

Tim Hortons (506) Area Code Coffee, donuts, • 1160 Hanwell Rd. 462-9951 muffins, soups & • 1189 Prospect St. 462-9953 sandwiches • King St. 462-9954 • Exhibition Grounds 462-9952 • Woodstock Rd. 462-9956 • 290 Main St. 462-9955 • Douglas Ave. 462-9422 • 534 Union St. 462-9958 • 245 Canada St. 462-9429 Timothy's Coffee Regent Mall 506-459-2988

Muffins, cookies & coffee

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Trinitea’s Cup Fine Teas 87 Regent St. 506-458-8327

Large selection of specialty drinks & lunch menu

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Vanelli’s Regent Mall 506-457-2880

Pizza, pasta & salad

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Wendy’s Hamburgers, chicken & • 967 Prospect St. 506-462-9946 salads, fastfood • 370 Main St. 506-462-9950 William’s Seafood Causal dining, seafood Exhibition grounds, 397 Smythe St. 506-454-2246

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Yassou Souvlaki & Donair 1111 Regent St. 506-454-2200

Greek, Canadian

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Yoo China Curry House 10 Trinity Ave. 506-458-9023

Indian & Chinese cuisine

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Zellers Neighborhood Café Family friendly & 1150 Prospect St. seniors menu 506-453-1116

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seafood available local produce

Blue Canoe Restaurant 415 Nevers Rd. 506-446-4441

Home-style hot sandwiches, clubhouse platters, seafood, soup & salads

Casey’s 2511, Route 105 506-357-8592

Home-style cooking and seafood dishes

Ernie’s Restaurant 31 Kingswood Park 506-443-3338

Pasta, salad & soup

Kings Head Inn King’s Landing (June – Oct) 506-363-4999

Traditional loyalist dining

Porters Diner 1761 B Hanwell 506-450-2276

Diner food at its best!

Wetmore St. Pub & Dueler’s Steaks, nachos, Pizza, 530 New Maryland Hwy salads & pub fare. 506-457-2337 Weekend breakfast.

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Wheelchair Access

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Seating Capacity FC= Food Court

Type of Cuisine Meal Price Range **

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ombining all of the charm, intimacy, and hospitality with the modern services and facilities of a convention hotel, the Fredericton Inn is everything you thought a great inn should be. We present a unique concept in hospitality ... smart banquet and meeting rooms ... stylish and comfortable rooms, relaxing pool and recreation centre, free high speed internet ... superb dining facilities. Easy access to and from Trans Canada, through Regent Mall Parking Lot. Stay with us ... Shop with us.

1315 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB Centrally located to serve you, 2 km from city centre, at Regent Mall

For reservations and information call: 1-800-561-8777 or (506) 455-1430 Fax: (506) 458-5448 www.frederictoninn.nb.ca

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(506) 450 9911 www.Prospectinn.ca

Corner of Prospect St & Woodstock Rd

Enjoy our hospitality at a reasonable price. Conveniently located where downtown meets uptown Free In-Room Tea & Coffee Playground and Picnic Area Wireless High Speed Internet Reservations: 1 800 250 4322 e-mail: ContactUs@ProspectInn.ca

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Carriage House Inn/B&B ''Historic Lodging in Downtown Fredericton''

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230 University Avenue, Fredericton, NB E3B 4H7 (506)452 9924, 1-800-267-6068 e-mail: chinn@nbnet.nb.ca www.carriagehouse-inn.net Reservations recommended.

pend the night in a three-story Victorian mansion built in 1875, featuring: • Prime location/walk to downtown • Private baths • Full homecooked breakfast • In-room cable television • Free local calls • In-room telephone • Free high speed wireless internet • Free off-street parking • Non smoking • Bilingual service • Air conditioning

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Accommodations make it easier for you to choose where to stay while visiting in New Brunswick, we have two Tandoprograms to monitor accommodations. The Canada Select Accommodations Rating Program the NB Approved program. A tourist establishment requires a license in New Brunswick. With Canada Select each property is rated on the range and quality of the physical facilities and services they offer. Providing cleanliness and state of repair standards are met, a rating between 1 to 5 stars is awarded. The star rating for each participating property is indicated after the property name. Please forward comments or suggestions to: New Brunswick Tourism Grading Inc., Tel: (506) 458-1995, nbtgi@nbnet.nb.ca, www.selectnb.com

The New Brunswick Approved program assures you that the property meets industry standards with no star system. Grading Descriptions: ★ Modest, clean, comfortable and safe ★★ Mid range some amenities ★★★ Above average with range of facilities and services Bathroom Facilities shower

Other no smoking

Laundry Facilities washer

private (in room)

non-smoking rooms available

dryer

shared (centrally located)

pets welcome

Beach walking distance (200 m/656 ft. or less)

other operating dates by advance reservation only

Pool on Site indoor

driving distance (20 minutes or less) supervised waterfront property (property must overlook or front water) waterview property Television TV centrally located

outdoor

Internet

unsupervised

air conditioning

supervised

telephone in rooms

hot tub (indoor)

canteen (within walking distance, offering fast food items, may have basic grocery items)

hot tub (outdoor)

kitchen shelters/ pavilion

whirlpool

kitchenette/efficiency units

sauna

Toilets dry

dumping station for trailers

flush

propane refill on site

Wheelchair Access The property will provide effective service to all facilities for people who are independent wheelchair users and people with stamina/ strength and agility limitation.

wheelchair accessible

pull-through site available/emplacements où l’on n’a pas faire marche arrière

The property has suitable access; however, some of the facilities within may not be accessible.

private

Parking on street off street

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★★★★ Exceptional quality, amenities and services ★★★★★ Luxurious, among the best in the country Rates: where applicable, minimum (winter) and maximum (summer) rates shown

housekeeping units


D-Downtown N-Northside $ O-Outside city Room S-Southside Rooms Range

Airport Inn ★★1/2 S 2251 Lincoln Rd., Hwy 102, Fredericton, NB E3B 8N9 506-458-9706, info@airportinnnb.com www.airportinnnb.com

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65-75

Amsterdam Inn ★★★1/2 559 Bishop Drive, Fredericton, NB E3C 2M6 506-474-5050, 1-800-468-2828 innf@nbnet.nb.ca www.amsterdaminns.com

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85-199

Best Western Fredericton Hotel and Suites★★★1/2 S 333 Bishop Dr., Fredericton, NB E3C 2M6 506-455-8448, 1-877-455-8448 reservations@bestwesternfredericton.com www.bestwesternatlantic.com

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City Motel ★★★1/2 S 1216 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 3Z4 506-450-9900, 1-800-268-2858 reservations@thecitymotel.com www.thecitymotel.com

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85-175

Comfort Inn ★★1/2 797 Prospect Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 5Y4 506-453-0800, 1-800-228-5150 cn241@whg.com www.choicehotels.ca/cn241

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Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook ★★★1/2 D 659 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A6 506-455-3371, 1-866-444-1946 reservations@cpfredericton.com www.cpfredericton.com

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Delta Fredericton ★★★★ 225 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, NB E3B 2H8 506-457-7000, 1-888-462-8800 reservations@deltafredericton.com www.deltafredericton.com

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130210

Fort Nashwaak Motel ★★1/2 15 Riverside Dr., Fredericton, NB E3A 3X8 506-472-4411, 1-800-684-8999, fortnash@nb.sympatico.ca, www.fortnashwaak.com

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67-115

Fredericton Inn ★★★1/2 1315 Regent Street, Fredericton, NB E3C 1A1 506-455-1430, 1-800-561-8777 reservations@frederictoninn.nb.ca www.frederictoninn.nb.ca

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Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Fredericton ★★★1/2 958 Prospect Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 2T8 506-462-4444, 1-888-280-1122, www.hojo.com howardjohnsonfredericton@hotmail.com

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85-139

Knight’s Inn ★1/2 S 1214 Lincoln Road, Fredericton, NB E3B 8C8 506-458-8784, 1-800-613-7666, knightsinnfredericton@hotmail.com www.knightsinn.com

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46-65

Lakeview Inn & Suites ★★★1/2 665 Prospect Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 6B8 506-459-0035, 1-877-355-3500 lakeviewinn-fredericton@nb.aibn.com www.lakeviewhotels.com

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Hotels/ Motels Fredericton

D-Downtown N-Northside $ O-Outside city Room S-Southside Rooms Range

Norfolk Motel ★★1/2 815 Riverside Drive, Fredericton, NB E3A 8R1 506-472-3278, 1-800-686-8555 info@norfolkmotelonline.com www.norfolkmotel.ca

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20

49-99

Prospect Inn ★★1/2 1600 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, NB E3C 1P3 506-450-9911, 1-800-250-4322 contactus@prospectinn.ca www.prospectinn.ca

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Ramada Hotel ★★★1/2 N 480 Riverside Dr., Route 105, Fredericton, NB E3A 8C2 506-460-5500, 1-800-596-4656 fdmanager@ramadafredericton.com www.ramadafredericton.com

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Silverwood Inn & Suites ★★★ S 3136 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, NB E3C 1K9 506-458-8676, 1-800-930-4667 silverwoodmotel@rogers.com www.silverwoodinn.ca

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79-139

Skyline Motel ★★1/2 502 Forest Hill Rd., Fredericton, NB E3B 4K4 506-455-6683 Seasonal (May – Aug. Only) info@skylinecampusinn.com www.skyline-campusinn.com

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30

59-80

Town & Country Motel ★★1/2 967 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, NB E3B 7R7 506-454-4223, fdelmas@nbnet.nb.ca

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Hotels/ Motels See ads p. 98-103 Outside City Limits

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N-Northside $ O-Outside city Room S-Southside Rooms Range

Canada East Inn ★★1/2 O 22 Pokiok Road, Nackawic, NB E6G 1R9 Exit # 231 off Trans Canada Hwy #2 506-575-2281, 1-800-735-9722, sarkarfour@aol.com www.pokiokmotel.ca

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49-79

Days Inn ★★★1/2 60 Brayson Blvd., Oromocto, NB E2V 4T9 506-357-5657, 1-800-329-7466 hotel@daysinnoromocto.com www.daysinnoromocto.com

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98-121

Robin’s Inn ★★1/2 42 Chaperral Rd., Waasis, NB E3B 0G9 506-446-9066 (F), 1-866-446-9077 jar81@hotmail.com, www.robinsinn.ca

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D-Downtown N-Northside O-Outside city Room S-Southside Rooms Range

Abbey Glen River Front B&B ★★1/2 102 Waterloo Row, Fredericton, NB E3B 1Z1 506-454-0420, abyglnbb@nb.sympatico.ca www.bbcanada.com/4005.html

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Brennan’s B&B ★★★★ 146 Waterloo Row, Fredericton, NB E3B IZI 506-455-7346, 1-800-655-7346 brenbnb@nbnet.nb.ca www.bbcanada.com/3892.html

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Carriage House Inn ★★★1/2 D 230 University Ave, Fredericton, NB E3B 4H7 506-452-9924, 1-800-267-6068, info@carriagehouse-inn.net www.carriagehouse-inn.net

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Colonel’s In (The) ★★★★ N 843 Union Street, Fredericton, NB E3A 3P6 506-452-2802, 1-877-455-3003, the.colonels.in@rogers.com www.bbcanada.com/1749.html

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Kilburn House B&B D 80 Northumberland Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 3H8 506-455-7078, 1-866-365-5500 kilburnhouse@rogers.com, www.bbcanada.com/2282.html

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85-99

Parkview B&B ★★★1/2 236 Odell Ave, Fredericton, NB E3B 2L5 506-472-1959, cjseal@rogers.com www.bbcanada.com/10987.html

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The Very Best - A Victorian B&B ★★★★★ 806 George Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 1K7 506-451-1499, samru@nb.aibn.com www.bbcanada.com/2330.html

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Bed & Breakfast/Inns See ad p. 103 Outside City Limits

D-Downtown N-Northside $ O-Outside city Room S-Southside Rooms Range

Chef’s Manor B&B ★★★★ 1198 Rte 101 Hwy, Nasonworth, NB E3C 2C2 506-459-3811/470-2776, cheftp@nb.sympatico.ca www.bbcanada.com/chefsmanor.html

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Chickadee Lodge B&B ★★1/2 20 Lodge Lane, Prince William, NB E6K 3S9 506-363-2759, 1-877-363-2759, chicadee@nb.sympatico.ca www.bbcanada.com/chickadeelodge

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Country Lane B&B ★★★★★ O 594 Rte 690, Lakeville Corner, NB E4B 1N2 506-385-2398, 1-866-385-2398 stay@countrylanebbinn.com, www.countrylanebbinn.com

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Sunset on the River B&B ★★★★ 4475 Route 102, Upper Kingsclear, NB E3E 1N1 506-363-3089, spink@sunsetontheriver.com www.sunsetontheriver.com

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Campground Grading Descriptions: F = Facilities. R = Recreation. ★ Clean, comfortable without the extras. ★★&★★★ Mid-range standard with various services and amenities. ★★★★&★★★★★ Greatest range of services, amenities, recreation or facilities.

Camping Fredericton

D-Downtown Sites N-Northside O-Outside city S-Southside

Hartt Island RV Resort F★★★1/2 R★★★★ 2475 Woodstock Rd, Route 102 River Valley Drive 506-462-9400, 1-866-462-9400 info@harttisland.com, www.harttisland.com

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Casey’s Campground F★★1/2 R★ 2511 Route 105, Sheffield 506-357-8592

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Mactaquac Provinical Park F★1/2 R★★★★1/2 1265 Route 105, Mactaquac, NB 506-363-4747 mactaquacpark@gnb.ca

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Woolastook Park F★★★ R★★1/2 5171 Route 102, Upper Kingsclear, NB 506-472-5584 info@woolastookpark.com www.woolastookpark.com

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Camping Outside City Limits

Alternate Accommodations The following forms of accommodations are not included under the Canada Select Grading program, but they do provide accommodation and are members of associations which set high standards for membership. HOSTEL - Fredericton International Hostel & Residence in Downtown Fredericton, 621 Churchill Row, 65 Rooms. Rooms $20 and above. Phone: 506-450-4417 Email: hifredericton@gmail.com www.hihostels.ca/newbrunswick/166/HI-Fredericton.hostel Proud member of Hostelling International Canada and Backpackers Inn. Centrally located in a historic convent and recommended by Lonely Planet. Free parking, laundry room, vending facilities, fully equipped kitchen, TV and study lounges, hi speed internet. City centre location with amenities nearby. Special discounts and coupons for downtown pubs, clubs and restaurants. Check in hours are between 11 AM – Noon and 6 PM – 10 PM. University of New Brunswick, Residence accommodation and suite style summer hotel. UNB Campus; May through Mid August. Guests check in at the Residence Administration Building, 20 Bailey Drive.506-453-4800, stay@unb.ca, www.unb.ca/housing. Member of CUCCOA, ACUHO-I St. Thomas University, Seasonal residence room accommodations; May to Mid-August. 368 Forest Hill Road, 506-460-0328, reservations@stu.ca, www.stu.ca/accommodations

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Houseboats - Lakeway Houseboat Vacations Explore the natural beauty of the St John River water ways. Three boats available for rent on a weekly, half-week or on an hourly basis. The Queen of the Quac sleeps 10 passengers. The Woolastook sleeps 14 people with a maximum of 16. The Pokiok sleeps 10 with maximum capacity of 12. Lakeway Houseboat Vacations; Mactaquac NB; 1-888-452-5392; larry@lakewayhouseboats.com; www.lakewayhouseboats.com


A ABORIGINAL DAY CELEBRATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . 54 ACADIAN DAY CELEBRATIONS . . . . . . . . . . 50, 56 ACCOMMODATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 AERIAL TOURS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 AITKENS PEWTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 ANTIQUES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 ART TREK ‘11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 ARTISAN STUDIOS & GALLERIES . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 B BANKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 BEACHES/LAKES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 BEAVERBROOK ART GALLERY . . . . . . . . 24, 67, 71 BEJEWEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 BIKE RENTALS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15, 22, 61 BILL THORPE WALKING BRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 BINGO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 BIRCH CRESCENT GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 BOAT LAUNCHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 BOSS GIBSON'S MARYSVILLE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 BOTINICALS GIFT SHOP AND STUDIO . . . . . . . . 67 BOWLING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 BROOKSIDE MALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 BRUNSWICK STREET BAPTIST CHURCH . . . . . . . 28 C CAMPGROUND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 CANADA DAY BLOCK PARTY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 CANOE AND KAYAK RENTAL. . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 63 CAPITAL WINTER CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 CARLETON PARK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 CAR RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 CARMAN CREEK GOLF COURSE & PRACTICE FACILITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65, 81 CENOTAPH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 CENTRE COMMUNAUTAIRE SAINTE–ANNE . 33, 54 CHANGING OF THE GUARD CEREMONY . . . . . 49 CHARLOTTE STREET ARTS CENTRE GALLERY . . 69 CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 CHRISTMAS ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW . . . . . . . . . 58 CHRISTMAS AT THE MARKET CRAFT SHOW . . . 58 CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 CHURCH SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 CITY DRIVING TOURS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 CITY HALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 16 CITY HALL GALLERY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 CORBETT CENTRE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 CRABBE MOUNTAIN SKI HILL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 CROCKET HOUSE, GALLERY 78 AND COACH HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 CULTURE CRAWL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52, 67 CURLING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 CURRENCY EXCHANGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 D DAY EXCURSIONS IN THE CAPITAL REGION . . . 39 DAY IN A SOLDIER’S LIFE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 DEEP BLUES EXPERIENCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 DOMES, BONES, EAGLES & OSPREY . . . . . . . . . 15 DOORS OPEN FREDERICTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 DUCKS UNLIMITED. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 DUNN FOUNTAIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 E EDVENTURES LEARNING VACATIONS . . . . . . . . 52 EMERGENCY SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 ENTERTAINMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 EXPERIENCE FREDERICTON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

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Index F FALL ACTIVITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 FEAST IN THE FIELD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 FESTIVAL FRANCOPHONE DE FREDERICTON . . . 54 FESTIVALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 FISH & HUNT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 FREDERICTON BAROQUE MUSIC FESTIVAL . . . . 54 FREDERICTON BOTANIC GARDEN . . . . . . . . . . . 31 FREDERICTON BOYCE FARMERS MARKET . . . . . 27 FREDERICTON CONVENTION CENTRE . . . . . . . . 23 FREDERICTON CURLING CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 FREDERICTON EXHIBITION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50, 57 FREDERICTON GOLF CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 FREDERICTON MARATHON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 FREDERICTON WINE & FOOD FEST. . . . . . . . . . . 53 FREDERICTON YACHT CLUB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 FREDERICTON’S HISTORY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 FREDKID FAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 G GAGE GOLF & CURLING CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 GALLERY 78 / CROCKET HOUSE. . . . . . . . . . . . 25 GALLERY 78 FINE ART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 GALLERY AT THE NB COLLEGE OF CRAFT AND DESIGN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 70 GALLERY CONNEXION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 GALLERY OPAQUE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 GALLERY ON YORK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 GARDEN CREEK POTTERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 GARRISON FESTIVAL AND EVENT CENTRE . . . . . 21 GENERAL INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 GEOCACHING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 GILRIDGE GOLF CLUB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 GOLF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 GOVERNMENT HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 GOVERNMENT HOUSE GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 GREAT CANADIAN BEAVER POND VOYAGE . . . 14 GREEN, THE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 GUARD HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 GUIDED HERITAGE WALKING TOURS . . . . . . . . 14 H HARNESS RACING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 HARTT ISLAND RV RESORT & BUCKET CLUB ACTIVITY PARK . . . . 14, 36, 61, 63 HARVEST JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL. . . . . . 50, 57 HAUNTED HIKES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 HISTORY OF THE CITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 HORSEBACK RIDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 HOSTEL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 HOTELS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 HOUSEBOAT RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62, 108 HYLA PARK NATURE PRESERVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 I INDGRID MUELLER ART + CONCEPTS . . . . . . . . 70 INDOOR RINKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 J JUSTICE BUILDING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 K KEY CYCLE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 KILLARNEY CUP POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT . 53 KILLARNEY LAKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 KINGS LANDING HISTORICAL SETTLEMENT . . 37-38 KINGS PLACE MALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 KINGSWOOD ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE . . . . . . 31 KINGSWOOD GOLF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

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L LAKEWAY HOUSEBOAT RENTALS. . . . . . . . . . . 108 LAUNDROMATS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 LIGHTHOUSE ON THE GREEN . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 61 LINDSAY VALLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 LIQUOR STORES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 LOYALIST CEMETERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 M MACTAQUAC BIODIVERSITY FACILITY. . . . . . . . 36 MACTAQUAC GENERATING STATION . . . . . . . . 37 MACTAQUAC PROVINCIAL PARK GOLF COURSE. 64 MACTAQUAC PROVINCIAL PARK . . . . . . . . 37, 63 MARITIME COUNTRYFEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50, 54 MARITIME WRITERS WORKSHOP & LITERARY FESTIVAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 MARYSVILLE DAYS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 MAYOR’S WELCOME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 METRIC CONVERSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 MICHAEL KHOURY GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 MILITIA ARMS STORE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 MINI-GOLF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 MOTHER’S DAY CRAFT SHOW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 MUSIC AT THE CATHEDRAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 MUSIC ON THE HILL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 N NATIONAL FARM DAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 NASHWAAK TUBING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 NB COLLEGE OF CRAFT AND DESIGN & GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 70 NB FINE CRAFTS FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51, 56 NB GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . 51, 56 NB HIGHLAND GAMES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51, 55 NB SPIRITS FESTIVAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51, 58 NB SPORTS HALL OF FAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 NB SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL. . . . . . . . . . . 51, 56 NIGHTLIFE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 NOTABLE ACTS SUMMER THEATRE FESTIVAL . . 55 O ODELL PARK & ARBORETUM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 OFFICERS' SQUARE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 OLD PUBLIC BURIAL GROUND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 OUTDOOR RINKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERTS . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 OUTDOOR SUMMER THEATRE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 P PAINTBALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 PARKING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 83 PICAROON'S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 PIZZA BOYS RACING CAR SHOW . . . . . . . . . . . 58 PLAYHOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23, 52 PONTOON BOAT RIDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 62 POPULATION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 POST OFFICES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 POTTERY PAINTING STUDIO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 PRIVATE CAR SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 PROVINCIAL ARCHIVES OF NEW BRUNSWICK. . 34 PUBLIC LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Q QUEEN’S COUNTY FAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 R RADICAL EDGE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 RADIO STATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 RECREATIONAL VEHICLE SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . 83 REGENT MALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 REGENT STREET WHARF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23, 63 RESTAURANTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89

RIVERBEND GOLF & FISHING CLUB . . . . . . . . . . 65 RIVERSIDE PADDLERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 63 RIVER JAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 RIVER TRAILS BIKE RENTALS & TOURS . . 15, 22, 61 RIVER VALLEY FINE CRAFTS AND BARRACKS CRAFT SHOPS . . . . . . . . . . . 19, 70, 71 ROWING - NEW BRUNSWICK TIME TRIALS . . . . 56 S SANTA CLAUS PARADE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 SAVAGE’S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 SCHOOL DAYS MUSEUM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 SCIENCE EAST CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 SEAFOOD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 SHOPPING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 SHOPPING CENTRES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 SILVER WAVE FILM FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 SKATING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 SKIING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 SLEIGH RIDES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 SLIDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 SMALL CRAFT AQUATIC CENTRE. . . . . . . . . . . . 63 SMART CENTRES FREDERICTON NORTH . . . . . . 76 SNOWBOARDING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 SNOWMOBILING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 SOLDIERS' BARRACKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 SPAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 SPEEDWAY 660 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 ST. ANNE’S CHAPEL OF EASE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 ST. DUNSTAN'S CHURCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 STANLEY COMMUNITY FAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 SUE LAWRENCE HAIR, SPA & GALLERY . . . . . . . 70 SUGAR BUSH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 SUGAR BUSH WEEKEND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 SWIMMING POOLS/ WATER PARKS . . . . . . . . . . 81 T TABLE OF CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 TAXI COMPANIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 TAYMOUTH TUBING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 TAY CREEK FOLK FESTIVAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 TEMPERATURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 TENNIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 TRAILS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 TRANS CANADA TRAIL PAVILION. . . . . . . . . . . . 25 TREEGO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 TUBING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 U UNB ART CENTRE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 UNDER THE STARS CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES . . . . 49 UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK. . . . . . . . . . . 33 UNIVERSITY SPORTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 UPTOWN CENTRE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 V VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRES . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 W WALKING TOUR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 WATER SLIDES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 WATERLOO ROW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 WEATHER INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 WHISKEY FESTIVAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50, 58 WILMOT PARK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 WILMOT UNITED CHURCH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 WINTERFEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 WINTERTIME FUN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Y YORK-SUNBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20



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