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Visitor Services We speak Fredericton! VISITOR SERVICES

Fredericton’s two 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 bookings, and up-to-the minute tour and activity schedules are available. Not able to stop in to one of our VIC's? Follow us on Twitter @FredTourism! We are always here to answer your questions and help make your stay in Fredericton a great one! Complimentary Visitor Parking Passes – For the leisure traveler / visitor, free parking passes are available. Passes are valid at all municipal parking meters and surface parking lots. Out-of-province license plates are valid for 3 days free parking, in province but out-of-town tourists (not business travelers) may receive a 1-day 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 Parking Services, (back entrance of City Hall, 397 Queen St.) and Fredericton Tourism office, 11 Carleton St. Limit 1 pass per license plate, per year. RV Parking (FREE) – RV's are welcome to park for free in the Upper Queen Street lot at the end of Queen St. (one-way street). Follow the RV parking signs on Queen St. past Westmorland St. Overnight parking is not allowed. RV parking is prohibited in the York St. parking lot behind City Hall. RV parks are listed in the accommodations section of this guide.

Visitor Information Centres Fredericton Tourism operates two 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 *Caution – Speaking with one of our knowledgeable staff could result in an extended vacation. DOWNTOWN

WEST OF CITY

DATES OF OPERATION

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

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

April 29 - May 17 (Monday - Friday)

8:15am - 4:30pm

Closed

May 18 - June 7 (Daily)

8am - 5pm

Closed

June 8 - June 22 (Daily)

8am - 5pm

10:30am - 5:30pm*

June 23 - August 24 (Daily)

9am - 8pm

10:30am - 5:30pm*

August 25 - October 14 (Daily)

8am - 5pm

10:30am - 5:30pm *

October 15 - October 25 (Monday - Friday)

8:15am - 4:30pm

Closed

*Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

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Think Green! Fredericton Tourism is pleased to provide recycling receptacles for paper and refundable containers in the Historic Garrison District. 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.


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 Air Canada (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. 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. Graphic Design by Cambridge Pen and Design. Please Note: All information is accurate at the time of printing: January 2013. On-line version available at www.TourismFredericton.ca

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MAYOR’S WELCOME

Welcome

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n 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

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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. 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. 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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TOURS & EXPERIENCES

Experiences

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.

CULTURE & HERITAGE 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 Frederictonians. Three different tours are offered: the River Route at 10am, the Capital City Circuit at 2:30pm and the Garrison Gait at 5pm. Tours are offered daily from City Hall, Canada Day (July 1) to Labour Day (September 2). Tours are offered once daily in June and from Labour Day (September 2) until Thanksgiving (October 7) at 4pm. Large groups and special tours year-round may be arranged for a fee by calling the Calithumpians at 506-457-1975; www.calithumpians.com

NATURE Guided Boat Cruise The Wolastoq’ Tour Boat & Charter A scenic cruise on the majestic St. John River is a relaxing way to see the city. Public and private tours are available. Capacity of 45, licensed and catering available, prices are per person*. Public Boat Cruises Monday to Friday, between 2 – 4pm and 6 – 8pm** Adults: $19 - Children Under 12: $14 *Children under 25 kilograms must bring their own life jacket ** Weather permitting. Please call for details. Private Boat Cruises 3-Hour Cruise $28 / person (25-34 Passengers) 3-Hour Cruise $26 / person (35-45 Passengers) 3-Hour Cruise $54 / person (With Combo Buffet) Regent Street Wharf 506-471-8680; 506-472-9956

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

Aerial Tours • Air charters. Tours for 3 passengers. Capital Airways, 506-446-3588. • 15 minute helicopter tour of the city for up to 4 passengers. Minimum $400, dependant on aircraft availability. Canadian Helicopter, 506-446-6920.

Great Canadian Beaver FREE Pond Voyage An interpretive guided walk puts you in a beautiful, pristine nature reserve featuring Mactaquac Provincial Park’s remarkable chain of beaver ponds. 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. Wednesdays 11am -12:30pm; May to Labour Day (September 2). Tour begins at the Mactaquac Park Administration building (1256 Route 105 ). Provided as a free public service by New Brunswick Culture, Tourism & Healthy Living. 506-363-4747; www.nbparks.ca

Canoe & Kayak Tours Small Craft Aquatic Centre Located along the walking trail at the west end of the downtown just a few steps from the St. John River. June to September. Weekdays from 12-8pm; weekends 12-6pm. 506-460-2260; www.partnersforyouth.ca

Nashwaak Tubing 629 Route 8, Durham Bridge Kayaks $50/day Reservations are recommended. 506-457-2300; www.nashwaaktubing.com


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edVentures Fredericton

A Day in a Soldier’s Life

Choose from a diverse program of workshops in numerous categories including jewellery making, textiles, photography, painting, pottery, heritage programming and so much more. Workshops are delivered by experts, with small class sizes and personalized attention. Workshops are week long, weekend, or 1 day, offered from July 8 - August 9, 2013

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 Sunday. French at 11:15am and English at 1:15pm • July 2 to August 31 • $9 per child, plus tax

edVentures Fredericton Carleton St., Downtown 506-460-2233 / 1-888-850-1333 www.edVentures.ca

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Fredericton Tourism Historic Garrison District, corner of Queen and Carleton Sts., Downtown 506-460-2837 /1-888-888-4768 www.HistoricGarrisonDistrict.ca

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Haunted Hikes

Deep Blues Experience @ Harvest

Come explore the ghouls and goblins of old Fredericton on a lantern-lit hike through time. Often imitated but never duplicated, the hikes are a unique take on the traditional ghost walk. On this after dark walking tour of our historic haunts, you’ll encounter phantom thespians and a few chilling surprises. The hike is suitable for the whole family and promises spine-tingling frights and rib-tickling laughs. Off season & special tours can be arranged for groups. • Monday to Saturday, 9:15pm • July 2 to September 2 • 1.5 hours (2.5 km walking tour) • $14 / adult; $9 / child

Experience Eastern Canada’s best International festival experience, the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival. 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 volunteer festival guide, a meal with headline artist, workshop and educational opportunities and even a few special backstage “moments”. • Thursday to Saturday, September 12 to 14 • $300 Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival 1-888-NBBLUES (1-888-622-5837) www.harvestjazzandblues.com

Calithumpians 796-A Queen St., Downtown. 506-457-1975 www.calithumpians.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. Guided tours are offered daily from City Hall throughout the summer at 10am, 2:30pm and 5pm. 1-hour audio tours of the city are available for download. Visit www.heritagefredericton.org or visit the Fredericton Public Library for a handheld device. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

City Hall (Visitor Information Centre) Justice Building, including “School Days” Museum NB College of Craft and Design & Gallery Soldiers’ Barracks / Barracks Square Guard House Fredericton Tourism Administration Office (Formerly Militia Arms Store) Fredericton Public Library NB Sports Hall of Fame Fredericton Region Museum Officers’ Square The Lighthouse The Green 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 Baptist Church St-Anne’s Chapel of Ease

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1 City Hall, Clockworks & Bicentennial Tapestries National Historic Site

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ocated at the corner of Queen and York Sts., Fredericton’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 which are on permanent display. (See below for tour times). Produced in 1985 to honour Fredericton’s 200th birthday as Capital, two local artists - Mrs. Gertrude Duffie and Dr. Ivan H. Crowell created 27 colourful tapestries depicting Fredericton’s history based on Dr. W. Austin Squires’ book "The Last 200 Years". The City Hall Gallery on the main floor displays works by local artists, and is open Monday-Friday, 8:15am4:30pm. A Visitor Information

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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. 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 it was completed the summer of 1977. Now 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 daily Mid-May through the end of October. Scheduled tours: English tours daily at 9:30am and 3:30pm; French tours daily at 9am and 3pm. 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; www.tourismfredericton.ca

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Centre operates from mid-May to the end of October in the front lobby.

BARRACKS SQUARE Barracks Square National Historic Site Attractions #2 through #10 form the Historic Garrison District. et back behind a wrought iron and stone fence, the Historic Garrison District originally consisted of the twoblock area bounded by Queen, York, Campbell, and Regent Sts. The first buildings on this site were made of wood and later replaced by stone structures. The 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.

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s you walk down Queen St., from City Hall, the Justice Building is on your left at the corner of York St. Although there are no tours of the Justice Building itself, the annex to the building contains the ‘School Days’ Museum.

‘School Days’ Museum This museum contains a 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. Featuring free re-enactments, Wednesdays at 1:30pm throughout the summer. Open mid-June to late-August, Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm,

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BARRACKS SQUARE Saturday 1pm-4pm. September to June, by appointment. Free admission. 506-459-3738; http://museum.nbta.ca

About the building In 1827, a 34 x 37 foot Military Hospital with four six-bed 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 still be seen today. The annex later housed the Model School which was an integral part of teacher training. The building served as part of Fredericton High School from 1965 to 1970. It was remodeled to house law courts and reopened as the Justice Building in 1975.

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3 The New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and the NBCCD Gallery

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ext to the Justice Building, located on Queen St. in the Historic Garrison 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. 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 new evening classes, postgraduate program international partnerships – and an 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; www.nbccd.ca


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5 The Guard House

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little further down on Queen St., the old Soldiers’ Barracks sits almost on the corner of Carleton St., with its back to Queen St. 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, while wooden pegs and shelves held their belongings. A table and wooden benches were the only other furniture. The 22nd Cheshire Regiment was stationed here from 1866 to 1869 and all ranks say they 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 1,128 km, 52-day march to Quebec and then to Kingston, Ontario, between February and April of 1813, with no loss of men. Look for special events taking place throughout the year to

commemorate the 200th anniversary of this historic march. 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). 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

o find the 1828 Guard House, turn left on Carleton St. 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 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. Don’t miss the Fredericton Fencibles as they take to the porch of the Guard House with lively theatre and song, daily at 4:30pm during July & August.


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ext to the Guard House, on Carleton St., is what used to be the Militia Arms Store. It is presently the Administration Office for Fredericton Tourism. This is the only remaining wooden structure of the original four to be found in the Historic 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, and caretaker’s residence for the adjacent armouries.

Tours are unavailable. Visitor Information Centre year round, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. 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 in the heart of downtown, caters to visitors by offering free Internet access, WiFi, friendly and knowledgeable reference services, a 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, Friday & Saturday 10am-5pm, Wednesday & Thursday 10am-9pm. Closed on Saturdays from June 22 until September 7. 506-460-2800; www.gnb.ca/publiclibraries

and GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT, testing your skills in the 5-in-1 interactive virtual sports system – one of a kind in NB! Be inspired as you WALK THROUGH SPORTS HISTORY and enjoy our permanent exhibits and hallways, or Honour a Legend in our shrine area. About the building The building is 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. Groups welcome, tours and special activities year round. Hours vary by season, please call ahead. Admission: $3/adult, $2/students, $8/family. 506-453-3747; www.nbsportshalloffame.ca

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ocated at the corner of Queen and Carleton Sts., in the heart of the Historic Garrison District, the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame is Where Legends Live! Come in and experience the latest in interactive technology within the walls of splendid 19th century architecture. A fun experience for all ages, make it a family destination

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ontinue along Queen St. to the Fredericton Region Museum. Inside the one-time Officers’ Quarters 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. The museum is also home to the world famous 42-pound legend, The Coleman Frog. 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, daily 10am-5pm. April to June & September to November, Tuesday to Saturday 1-4pm. November to April by appointment or by chance. Office staff available yearround, weekdays from 9am-5pm. Group Tours (French and English) can be arranged in advance. First floor wheelchair accessible. Admission: $2/students, $5/adults, $10/family. Children under 6 free. 506-455-6041; www.frederictonregionmuseum.com

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Named One of the Top 10 Public Spaces in Canada in 2012!

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irectly in front of the museum sits Officers’ Square, one of the city’s most beautiful and 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 Officers’ Square skating rink. For information on programming in Officers’ Square contact 506-460-2129 or visit www.tourismfredericton.ca

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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, located on the UNB campus. 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 (18791964) 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 various political appointments, he built a publishing empire based on the Daily Express newspaper. He is best remembered in New Brunswick 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

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he Lighthouse, situated on The Green in downtown Fredericton, has been a landmark since 1989. It was built as a visitor area for the Pioneer Princess riverboat, a vessel that was operated by a local business man. The deck of the Lighthouse is a perfect place to enjoy a refreshment on a sunny day, overlooking the beautiful St. John River. At one time, there were over 30 lighthouses along the St. John River. Now due to the buoy system of channel marking, very few are needed, and those that are still required have been automated. The light at the top of the Lighthouse is fully functional.

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he Green is a 5 km riverfront pathway system stretching along the St. John River in the heart of downtown. It is linked with over 88 km of trails throughout the city. Riverfront Walkway As beautiful and tranquil as a park, the riverfront walkway 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. 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. 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


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From The Playhouse, cross St. John St. and continue down Queen St. On your right is the majestic Provincial Legislative Assembly Building.

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he Fredericton Convention Centre (FCC) is a newly constructed state of the art facility. With over 36,000 square feet of meeting and pre-function space, complimentary wired & 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 FCC offers full conference services including an in-house AV provider and on site state of the art catering kitchen. The FCC is the ideal venue for meetings, conferences, cultural activities, as well as local community events. 506-460-2770 www.frederictonconventions.ca

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erving 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 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. 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. 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-June to late-August: Free guided tours daily, 9am-4:30pm (last tour at 4pm). September to late-June, Monday to Friday 9am-4pm. Group tours can be arranged. 506-453-2527; www.gnb.ca/legis/index.asp

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redericton’s premiere performance venue. The 709-soft-seat theatre is the place to catch live performances by regional, national, and international musicians, dance companies and theatre companies. The Playhouse was given to the people of New Brunswick in 1964 by publishing baron Lord Beaverbrook (see page 26). This award-winning performance venue is a favourite stop for national touring artists and also provides a stage for local professional and amateur productions.

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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.” - Lord Beaverbrook

FACT Brunswick, the of art comprise Beaverbrook Art Almost 3000 worksCollection at the the Permanent Gallery is gallery. 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 2013 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. Exhibition details posted on the website and available from Front Desk during opening hours at 506-458-2028 or emailbag@beaverbrookartgallery.org. Exhibition details also available on the Fredericton Tourism events calendar.

Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm. Thursdays 10am-9pm; Sundays and Holidays 12-5pm. Closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day. Please contact the Gallery about Monday hours. Hours subject to change. Admission: $10/adult; $8/seniors; $5/students; $20/family (two adults and two children under 18). Thurshe quote is an excerpt from Lord Beaverbrook’s address at the official opening days after 5:30pm “Pay as you Wish”. Group of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery on September 16, tour rates available. 506-458-2028; www.beaverbrookartgallery.org 1959. As the provincial art gallery of New

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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.

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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. The gallery presents major solo and group exhibitions throughout the year and artist David McKay maintains his studio within the gallery. The gallery space is available to rent for functions. Gallery 78 is a member of the Art Dealers Association of Canada.

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 and German. 506-4545192; www.gallery78.com

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 Calithumpians and the starting point of the Haunted Hikes. Haunted Hikes take place July 2 to September 1, $14/adult & $9/child. 506-457-1975; www.calithumpians.com

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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Move down Queen St. from The Beaverbrook Art Gallery to Gallery 78 and you’ll meet Robbie Burns. A statue of this famous Scottish poet was erected in 1906 by the Fredericton Society of St. Andrews, in co-operation with other Scottish societies in the province.

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 (0.6km) 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 The Green toward the river past the ball diamond and follow the gravel lane to the right into a secluded area that is the 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.

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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.

Free Guided Tours. July 1 to August 31, Monday to Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 1:30-4pm. 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. Enjoy the Summer Recital Series every Friday from 12:10 - 12:50pm throughout July & August. 506-450-8500; www.christchurchcathedral.com

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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).

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ocated at 668 Brunswick St., in the former York County Jail, Science East is a bilingual science centre devoted to science discovery and hands-on learning. Home to over 150 exhibits, the centre inspires all ages and is perfect for family fun. Use your shadow as the player with the PlayMotion™ interactive gaming wall, sit on a chair of nails, “feel” your heart sounds on a super-amplified drum skin and explore the jail museum. In Atlantic Canada’s only outdoor science playground, play with giant chess pieces or tackle the climbing wall. Summer science shows happen daily at 11am and 2pm. About the building Opened in1842, this former bread and water prison has walls consisting of 40 inches of solid granite. The building was a functioning jail until 1996. Visit Science East in this amazing historic venue today!

June 1 to August 31, Monday-Saturday 10am5pm, Sunday 12-4pm. September 1 to May 31, Monday-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; www.scienceeast.nb.ca


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he Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market 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 Fredericton Farmers Market was named one of the ten best Farmers Markets in Canada (Canadian Geographic Traveller – May, 2009). The Market is a cornucopia of meats, vegetables, baked goods, maple products and ethnic foods; a treasure-trove of art, crafts, jewellery, and flowers. The Market pre-dates the city’s founding. In 1785, residents petitioned the governor to create a townsite - a prerequisite for holding a market. The 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 and outdoor vendors. Saturdays only; 6am-1pm. 506-451-1815; www.frederictonfarmersmarket.ca

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"Growing up in Fredericton was a real dream! Whenever I go back to visit I am always reminded of why it is such a gem. I always make a trip to the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market for some of the best food you will eat and the friendliest people you will meet. Taking a walk along the river and on the walking bridge with friends is another part of being home for me. And of course visiting the campus where I went to school: St. Thomas University. I was married in Fredericton in April 2011 and the ceremony was in the beautiful Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Friends and family came from all over the world and for most of them it was their first time visiting Fredericton. They still talk about its beauty, its charm, and its warmth.” Anna Silk, Actress, Lost Girl

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.

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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 British government made a donation to the church with the understanding that British soldiers stationed in Fredericton were to have seats in the church free of charge. The building, erected in the mid -1840’s, was replaced in 1965 by the present modern structure. 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. Visitors are welcome to visit the church on their own. The church is open daily. 506-444-6001; www.stdunstansparish.ca

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rom the market, walk up Brunswick St. on the corner of Brunswick and Regent Sts., you will find St. Dunstan’s Roman Catholic Church.

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resting place for many of the Loyalist families who founded New Brunswick, as well as its first clergy, judges, and government officials. It has graves dating back to 1787. 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. A detailed map of the cemetery is on display. Open to the public from 8am-8pm daily.

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

United Church of Canada and adopted the name ‘Wilmot’ in honour of its leading layman, Lemuel Allan Wilmot, the first native-born New Brunswicker to be named the Lieutenant Governor of NB. Among the church’s stained glass windows is one by the William Morris Studio installed in 1913, and in recent years re-identified by researchers and deemed to be a valuable find in Canada. Wilmot’s pipe organ is opus 2049 of Casavant Frères, dedicated in 1951, and restored in 20002001. 506-458-1066; www.wilmotuc.nb.ca

From Wilmot Church, walk down King St. and turn left onto York St. Walk one block to Brunswick Street Baptist Church on the corner of Brunswick and York Sts.

That same year, the congregation laid the cornerstone of the fine NeoGothic church that stands today. Built of purple-blue freestone quarried in New 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. Self Guided Tours MondayFriday, 9am-4:30pm. No guided tours are available. 506-458-8348; www.bsbc.nb.ca

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group of Scottish soldiers, all Loyalists, formed the Fredericton Methodist Society in 1791. The congregation outgrew one chapel, lost another by fire, and built the church that stands today in 1852. 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.

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his congregation is descended from the 13 members who organized the first Baptist Church in the area on January 1, 1814. 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.

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Tours are available June to August; Monday to Friday from 9am-4pm. 506-451-0630; www.parishchurch.ca

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. From almost 20 metres (64 feet) in the air, 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. 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. 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.

Fredericton South Driving Tour As you leave downtown Fredericton, take Queen St. to Northumberland St. Go one block and turn right onto 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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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.

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his National and Provincial Historic Site, built in 1828, was gloriously restored to its earlier splendour in 1999, and is the official residence and office of the Province’s Lieutenant-Governor. Just inside the east-side entrance of the building, 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 in the contemporary gallery spaces, which overlook the majestic St. John River. About the building This important National and Provincial 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

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“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, the burial ground is a traditional meeting location for the Peoples of the Wolastoq. Free guided tours available from Victoria Day (May 20) to Labour Day (September 2 ), Monday to Saturday from 10am-5pm; Sunday 12-5pm. Last tour at 4pm. Labour Day (September 2) to Mid May, weekdays 10am-5pm (by appointment). 506-453-2505; www.gnb.ca/lg

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irectly across the street from Government House is 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 cross country skiing), lighted tennis courts, a basketball court, lawn bowling, Stepping Stone Senior Centre, a gazebo, children’s playground, sun shelter, 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.

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dell Park is a 175-hectare (432-acre), year-round 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


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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 can visit the Fredericton Botanic Gardens. In the winter, visitors can skate on the outdoor rink, slide down the hills and cross-country ski on groomed trails. 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. 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 the capital city. Open daily 7am-10pm. A trail brochure and map are located in the garden parking lot, or can be picked up at the Visitor Information Centres. 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, memorial benches, ponds, woodland trails and an interpretive panel for a future rose garden. 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. Admission to the Garden is free. Guided tours can be arranged. 506-452-9269

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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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ingswood, Fredericton’s one-stop Family 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, a Toddler Playspace, Cosmic Zone Arcade and Lazer Tag, Fitness Centre, Gymnastics Facility and “Open Ice”, (Fredericton‘s yearround 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 27hole golf facility featuring an award winning 18-hole Signature, a 9-hole Executive Golf Course, a complete Practice Facility and full service Banquet Facilities. In the winter months, enjoy the Cross Country Ski Trails maintained by the Wostawea Ski Club. Be sure to stop by Sam Snead’s Oak Grill and Tavern at the Kingswood Lodge. Open year-round. Hours vary. 506-444-9500; www.kingswoodpark.ca

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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. On your left, you will see the Regent Mall, home to over 115 stores and services (see more on page 81). Continue along Regent St. and through the intersection at Regent and Prospect St., you’ll see the CBC Radio Station on your right. 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.

French newcomers. (see more on page 51). 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, St. Thomas University and the New Brunswick Community College 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.

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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 stateof-the-art fitness centre and Fredericton’s only Black Box Theatre. 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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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 for information technology development. Also directly across the street is the Corbett Centre, a large shopping and dining area, including Costco, Winners, Michaels, Home Depot, Montana’s, and many more.

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 Laureate. Stained glass

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windows depict events including that of the Loyalist fathers with their petition to found the university in 1785. The Brydone Jack Observatory is located on the UNB Campus. This national historic site was built in 1851 and is Canada's oldest observatory. The new Quartermain Earth Sciences Centre, located in the Forestry and Geology Building on Bailey Drive, includes fossilized bones and dinosaur replicas. 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 more than 8,000 students in its full-time 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.Tours of The Quartermain Earth Science Centre can be arranged by calling 506-458-7205; www.unb.ca

Fredericton North 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 North. Take the second exit on the bridge to Main St., then take a left and continue to Johnston Avenue. Here you will find the Nashwaaksis Stream Nature Park.

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

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stablished in the Bonar Law-Bennett Building 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 preLoyalists periods to the present. 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-Friday from 10am-5pm, and on Saturday from 8:30am-5pm. 506-453-2122. Check website for holiday hours. www.archives.gnb.ca

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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 state-of-the-art facility opened in May 2009. Continue along Waterloo Row go under the overpass and you are once again on Queen St. Hope you enjoyed your tour of Fredericton South.

1 Nashwaaksis Stream Nature Park Between Johnston Avenue and Cityview Avenue ocated along the St. John River on the City’s north side is a 25 ha Parkland that’s home to a unique ecosystem, with a 2.1km walking trail to enjoy. The Nature Park is a habitat for waterfowl, wildlife, flora and fauna and many wetland plants, with a boardwalk that leads into the heart of the wetland. Stop and look at the interpretive kiosks describing a wetland and its inhabitants.

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Leaving the Nashwaaksis Stream Nature Park take a right onto Main St. and continue drive to St. Mary’s St., turn left at the lights and continue on St. Mary’s St. for approximately 5km, until


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his picturesque park has supervised freshwater swimming, a sandy beach, washrooms and change rooms. It features approximately 8km of walking trails around the lake with connections to additional trails. The lake is cleared for skating during the winter months and the trails are groomed, perfect for cross-country skiing. Open year-round, 8am – 10pm. 506-460-2230, www.fredericton.ca

Take a left onto St. Mary’s St.; continue to the end of this street and at the lights turn left onto Union St. Stay on Union St. for approximately 1km, on your right you will find the Ducks Unlimited Conservation Centre, which is next to Carleton Park.

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ocated at 752 Union St. along the banks of the St. John River, the Ducks Unlimited Conservation Centre is a great place to learn about the wonders of wetlands. See the resident turtle, touch the interactive displays, and watch osprey fish from the deck!

Open year round, Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm. Free admission. Youth education programs available: $3/youth

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National Historic District s one of Canada’s best preserved examples of a 19thcentury 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. Carleton Park his 4.41 hectares (11 acres) A big brick cotton mill dominates Marysville, now a part of of waterfront green space Fredericton. Its streets are lined offers a spectacular view of with rows of brick workers’ Fredericton’s downtown and tenements, elegant managers’ the most amazing sunsets. A homes, stores, and churches. public boat launch is Here, 19th century industrial and accessible. Benches and shelters make this a wonderful social structures come to life. What began as a modest sawmill picnic site. A Fort Nashwaak village on the Nashwaak River (NAXOAT) monument can be viewed in the grass to the left became a booming, prosperous of the entrance, describing the town through the genius and foresight of Alexander ‘Boss’ history of the Fort erected in 1692. Carleton Park is located Gibson. on the city’s trail network, The cotton mill operated North Riverfront Trail, making it profitably well into the 1940’s, an ideal destination from the essentially employing most of the Lighthouse and across the Bill town’s population. However, the Thorpe Walking Bridge. end of the war brought foreign Originally in the old Village of competition and the mill was Gibson, the park was forced to close in 1970’s. The developed after the Town of Cotton Mill was designated a Devon was amalgamated with National Historic Site in 1986 and the City of Fredericton in now houses Government of New 1945. Brunswick offices. In 1888, the area was used as More of the rich and colourful the site for unloading granite history of Marysville and a selfto build the first train bridge guided walking tour can be found across the St. John River in in “A Tour of Boss Gibson’s Fredericton. Following the Marysville – A Nineteenth Century Gibson Fire in 1893, the area Mill Town”. The booklet is was used for 50 years by a available at Westminster Books on succession of lumber mills. King St. Visit his new monument During the last quarter of the located at the North end of the 19th Century, the site was also Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge. used as a railway yard. Retrace your steps back down Leaving the park, proceed Canada and Gibson Sts. At the straight onto Gibson St. Follow intersection of Gibson and Gibson St. until it becomes Union, you can turn right and Canada St. Continue along head back downtown. Proceed Canada St. until you come to to the next set of traffic lights. the intersection of Canada and Turn left at the lights and this Bridge Sts. (watch for the will take you back on to the bridge on your right). You are Westmorland Street Bridge to now in the heart of Marysville. downtown Fredericton.

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Fredericton West Driving Tour there are lots 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 of Fredericton West, 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 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. Open daily from 9am - 10pm. May 1 to October 31. 506-462-9400; www.harttisland.com

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

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One of the largest conservation Atlantic salmon hatcheries in the world. 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. Salmon migrating up the St. John River are collected at the dam and transported to the hatchery. Approximately 900,000 juvenile salmon, from the St. John River and some endangered inner Bay of Fundy Rivers (iBoF) are raised at the hatchery, of which about 600,000 are released as fry, 250,000 as fall parr and about 50,000 as one-year-old smolts in the spring. In the fall, captive-reared adults are released primarily in their rivers/tributaries of origin: about 300 endangered iBoF Atlantic salmon in iBoF rivers and up to 2000 St. John River adults.

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.

Visitors in late June and July may be able to watch hatchery staff measure, tag and vaccinate adult salmon in the sorting facility. . The life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon and activities of the facility are demonstrated through displays and signage along the tour.

But, there is more! The scenery is spectacular; the craft shops offer distinctive lines of local handcrafts; and

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Mactaquac Provincial Park NB Top Attraction

Mactaquac Generating Station In 1963, construction began of the large hydro dam to raise the level of the river behind it by almost 37.5m (123 feet), flooding the low-lying 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. Free tours are available midMay to Labour Day (September 2), from 9am-4:30pm. Tours are not appropriate for toddlers, preschool-aged children or pets. No open toe shoes allowed. Group tours (6 or more) can be arranged 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.

With great swimming beaches and stunning fall colours, Mactaquac Provincial Park is New Brunswick’s largest recreation park with 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 in 2009. The park overlooks the magnificent headpond above the Mactaquac Dam on the St. John River. The Park features 303 campground sites, a variety of camping services, campers’ store, TreeGo and a recreation

Mactaquac 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 18 for a description of the Great Canadian Beaver Pond voyage experience. With two supervised beaches, power and sailboat marinas, swimming and boating are popular activities. For a unique getaway, Lakeway Houseboat Vacations offers houseboats for hourly cruises or multi-day rentals. www.lakewayhouseboats.com

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centre with games, organized activities and special events.

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

Administration Office open Monday to Friday 8am4:30pm. 506-363-4747 (includes evenings and weekends). Mactaquac Golf ProShop, 506-363-4926 Mactaquac Lodge, 506-363-4145. Mactaquac Provincial Park Campground, 506-363-4916 (seasonal) www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca

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un, 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 selfmanaged courses for children, teens and adults allow you to move through a series of

surprises and progressively challenging tree-totree activities. With multiple activities in a course, you decide how far and how fast to exercise your agility, endurance and confidence. Mid-April to late October. Reservations: 1-866-440-3346; 506-363-4440. www.treegomactaquac.ca

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4 Kings Landing Historical Settlement Provincial Historic Site tep back in time at Kings Landing Historical Settlement! This award-winning signature attraction offers visitors an authentic 1800s experience. The blacksmith pumps the forge to red hot embers, the cooper makes barrels and churns.

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FUN FREDERICTON In the houses women FACTS: harvest herbs, cook over The oldest outhouse in New an open fire, churn Brunswick, originally from the home butter and spin flax into of John Saunders, is located at Kings Landing. It features a unique linen. Farmers haul hay design - an octagonal four seater. with an ox cart, cut wood with a horse powered saw, and milk the cows by hand! Children will be delighted by a theatre performance, the many animals wandering about, and may have an opportunity to play 19th century games! The King’s Head Inn restaurant offers 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 General Store. Special events throughout the season bring to life chapters in New Brunswick’s history – details of these events are updated regularly on the Kings Landing website. Opens June 8, daily 10am-5pm. 506-363-4999 or Tourism New Brunswick’s toll free line 1-800-561-0123 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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he majestic St. John River, ah, the stories it could tell. The St. John River Heritage Corridor represents communities along the St. John River, one of this country's great heritage waterways.

The Historic Garrison District

Take an unparalleled journey through wide valleys of lush farmland, villages, towns and cities bursting with heritage and culture, and experience breathtaking vistas around every bend. Canada’s most storied river - your introduction to Atlantic Canada.

703 Queen St., Fredericton www.beaverbrookartgallery.org

128 Connell St., Woodstock www.cchs.nb.ca

The Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival

Larlee Creek Hullabaloo

Starting from the Frenchspeaking Republic of Madawaska near the QuebecNew Brunswick border, the great St. John runs through some of Canada's richest agricultural heartland to the historic and cultural provincial Capital of Fredericton down through the sailing paradise of the Lower Passage and into Saint John, Canada's First Incorporated City and, today, a vibrant cruise port on the natural wonder that is the Bay of Fundy. Fredericton is a perfect start to your journey along the heritage corridor. Each region is only a few hours or less away and will make for great day trips. Be sure to visit the website for more information on regional attractions and events taking place throughout the year.

Queen St., Fredericton www.HistoricGarrisonDistrict.ca

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Downtown Fredericton www.harvestjazzandblues.com

New Brunswick Highland Games Festival Government House www.highlandgames.ca

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he Madawaska region with its rich francophone culture and history pulses with energy and life. Completed trails, historic sites like churches and the Fortin, the provincial Botanical Garden and the iconic Grand Falls and gorge define this region. Regional Highlights include:

The New Brunswick Botanical Gardens

Hartland and is full of beauty and history in places like downtown Woodstock and Old Fort Meductic. Regional Highlights include:

Connell House Museum

Perth-Andover www.larleecreekmusic.ca

Shogomoc Historic Railway Site 9189 Main St., FlorencevilleBristol www.florencevillebristol.ca

The Lower River Passage (Approximately 1.5 hours from Fredericton) The Lower River Passage flows down through Oromocto to the Bay of Fundy and the City of Saint John, Canada's oldest incorporated City. Rural riverside communities dot the landscape and the doors of its artisans, restaurants and museums are open for you. Regional Highlights include:

Queens County Fair 20 Courthouse Rd., Gagetown www.queenscountyfair.com

Life at the Lakes

15 Main St., Edmundston www.jardinnbgarden.com

Cambridge-Narrows www.cambridge-narrows.ca

www.stjohnriver.ca

Grand-Falls Falls and Gorge

Mott's Landing Vineyard & Winery

Capital Region

25 Madawaska Rd., Grand Falls www.grandfalls.com

3506 Lower Cambridge Rd. (Route 715) Cambridge-Narrows www.mottslandingvineyard.com

The Capital Region is the historic heartland of the river- a historic meeting place for the Wolostoqiyik - people of the beautiful river, the establishment of Pointe Saint Anne, the capital of Acadie, to today where the City’s urban pulse cherishes its history. This guidebook offers you an array of information on how to experience the Capital Region. Regional Highlights include:

Foire Brayonne Festival 95 Victoria St., Edmundston www.foirebrayonne.com

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Hampton Lighthouse River Centre 1075 Main St., Hampton www.townofhampton.ca

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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 2013 Events Celebration of Birds - April thru June 488-1888 Summer Exhibitions, Queens County Court House - June-mid Sept. 506-488-2483 Spring into Summer - June Follyfest - Canada Day weekend Vintage in the Village - August Queens County Fair - September Christmas in the Village - November Explore and Enjoy, the Village of Gagetown welcomes you! Visit www.villageofgagetown.ca for more details.

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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 period-dressed 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 from 12-3pm daily. July & August.

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FREE Entertainment in the Historic Garrison District All Summer Long!

Fredericton Outdoor Summer Theatre Come enjoy lively musical comedic theatre in Officers’ Square! Fredericton Outdoor Summer Theatre has been presenting free theatre performances by the Calithumpians in Theatre-InThe-Park for over thirty years. Expect humorous and historical fare for which the Company is famous. Four shows are rotated in repertory through the summer season on a variety of relevant themes. The enthusiastic troupe is a mainstay Fredericton’s summer season. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and a picnic lunch, and enjoy family entertainment. Officers’ Square, Historic Garrison District. Daily; 12:15pm weekdays and 2pm on weekends, Canada Day (July 1) to Labour Day (September 2) www.calithumpians.com

Outdoor Summer Concert Series Enjoy free outdoor concerts featuring some of New Brunswick’s top performers. June to August. Tuesday & 7:30pm, Officers’ Square, Thursday Queen St. Wednesday 7pm, Nashwaaksis Commons, Main St. Saturday 1pm, Officers' Square, Queen St. (July & August)

Under the Stars Classic Movie Series Join our community for a nostalgic movie night under the stars in a National Historic Site. Watch classic films 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. Need a seat? Ask about our complimentary visitor chairs available at Historic Garrison District performances. For up-to-date information on events, join the conversation on the Town Square Social Hub!

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n addition to the listings below, there are often live bands performing at local pubs and cafés from Thursday through Saturday. Check listings in the Nightlife section. Centre communautaire Sainte – Anne 506-453-2731; www.centre-sainte-anne.nb.ca French language concerts, events and exhibitions. Visit www.centre-sainte-anne.nb.ca for schedules and details.

Horse Racing New Brunswick Fredericton Raceway 355 Smythe St. 506-459-3204; www.hrnb.ca This is the oldest racetrack in New Brunswick. It has been operating since 1888! Harness racing takes place from midMay to mid-September, 1pm on holidays and 7pm on Thursdays. No admission is charged and group rates are available for indoor seating/programs.

ranging from popular to traditional and from contemporary to classical.

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 including; Theatre in the Barn, historical reenactments, and themed events in this authentic 19th century village.

UNB Music on the Hill Performance Series 506-453-4697; www.musichill.unb.ca Series features some of the finest classical and chamber musicians from across Canada and the world. Most performances take place at Memorial Hall on the UNB campus. Tickets available at the door.

Charlotte Street Arts Centre 506-454-6952; www.charlottestreetarts.ca Home to many galleries and a 175-seat auditorium. The CSAC has numerous events and performances throughout the year. Visit the website for details.

Downtown Fredericton Culture Crawl July 4, August 1, September 5, 5pm – 8pm 506-460-2041; www.TourismFredericton.ca 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.

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Pizza Boys Racing Car Show June to September 506-474-0266 Wednesday evenings, 7pm-9pm Fredericton High School See a wide display of classic and muscle cars, street rods, drag race cars and stock cars. 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 souvenirs, or enjoy some refreshments. Special events all summer long. Speedway 660 is located 20 minutes from Fredericton in Geary.

Music at the Cathedral 506-450-8500; www.christchurchcathedral.com Enjoy a noon-hour musical interlude of a variety of musical instruments. July & August at Christ Church Cathedral, a National Historic Site. Friday’s 12:10-12:50pm. Free will offering. Performances at The Fredericton Playhouse 506-458-8344; www.theplayhouse.ca A season packed with a variety of performances by local, regional, national, and international artists. Enjoy music, dance, circus, comedy, and theatre performances

University Sports Fredericton’s two universities offer a wide range of sporting activities for the spectator, including volleyball, soccer, ice hockey, football, basketball and swimming. UNB: 506447-3333, www.unb.ca; STU: 506-452-0539; www.stu.ca


Festivals and Events JANUARY Fredericton FROSTival January 25 – February 17 www.frostival.ca Got the Winter Blues? Check out Fredericton FROSTival! A perfect winter weekend getaway is waiting for you. Fredericton’s best outdoor festivals and events and indoor cultural experiences come together for this 3.5 week period in the Capital City. Shivering Songs January 25 - 27 www.shiveringsongs.com In its 3rd year, this festival has a mighty heart and has full intentions of warming up music lovers in the midwinter. It has a strong emphasis on the songwriting craft and annually features an array of East Coast artists, songwriters, musicians and storytellers. Highlights include the Songwriter's Circle and the Bluegrass Brunch at the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market.

Simple. Tasting the best craft beers available in the Maritimes, Eastern Canada and New England. All proceeds in support of Team Diabetes.

MAY The 7th Annual fredkid Fair May 11, 9am-4pm Capital Exhibit Centre 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. 35th Annual Scotiabank Fredericton Marathon May 12 www.frederictonmarathon.ca The Capital City Road Runners of Fredericton bring you the Maritime Provinces longest running marathon; marathonrelay, half-marathon, 10km and 5km options also available.

Festival francophone de Fredericton May 24-26 FEBRUARY Le Centre communautaire Sainte-Anne Winterfesthiver 506-453-2731 February 2 & 3, 9 & 10 www.centre-sainte-anne.nb.ca Royal Road, Fredericton North Francophone culture and www.winterfesthiver.ca Gigantic Ice Slides, SnowMazing heritage is celebrated through Labyrinth, Dog Sled Rides, Horse exhibits, concerts, dining, sports, special events and Drawn Sleigh Rides, Snow activities. Sculptures and much more await you at the Winterfesthiver JUNE Winter Kingdom. Visit the website to see why, “It’s winter fun for everyone!” Killarney Cup February 1 - 3 Killarney Lake 506-454-1103 www.killarneycup.ca Experience hockey the way it was intended to be played... on outdoor rinks with a 4 on 4 tournament!

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Maritime Countryfest A Don't Miss Getaway Event! June 8 www.maritimecountryfest.com

Fredericton Craft Beer Festival March 9 Delta Fredericton It's all about the beer! Pure.

Experience Maritime Countryfest unlike any to date! Multi-award winner

Travis Tritt will headline the one-day festival in Officers’ Square, Downtown Fredericton. The day will also include greats George Canyon, Jimmy Ranking, Kira Isabella and Tristan Horncastle.

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Look for our "Don't Miss Getaway Events" throughout the festival and events listings.

Marysville Days Heritage Centre June 7 - 9 McGloin St. 506-206-8683; www.marysvilledays.webs.com Activities include a parade, “toonie tween” dance, kid’s games and activities, and a barbeque. St. Mary’s Pow Wow June 21-23 St. Mary’s Old Reserve, Union St. 506-458-9511 Come hear the Drum Beat of Mother Earth and listen to the voices of the ancestors of the Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) people as they share their culture through music & dance. Performers include Muskrat Singers, Grass Dancers, Men's traditional, Women's Jingle Dress & Ladies Fancy Shawl dancers. National Aboriginal Day June 21 506-458-9511; 1-888-445-6644 St. Mary's First Nation

Cultural Expressions Festival A Don't Miss Getaway Event! June 21 & 22 Officers’ Square Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc. in partnership with the Ethno-Cultural Associations. 506-452-0654; www.culturalexpressions festival.ca

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A celebration of cultural diversity. Special activities for families; multicultural dance & music, international food, displays & more. FeelsGood Follyfest June 28 - 30 Village of Gagetown www.follyfest.com Three days of music, art, camping & circus performances.

JULY Canada Day Festivities July 1 www.TourismFredericton.ca Festivities kick off at noon in Officers’ Square with a full day of fun activities, live entertainment, food vendors and a huge fireworks display over the St. John River at dusk. The Maritime Writers’ Workshops July 8 - 12 506-458-7106; www.unb.ca/cel/mww A series of fast-paced, dynamic day and evening workshops to help you start writing or take you all the way to publication.

13th Annual River Jam A Don't Miss Getaway Event! July 5 Delta Fredericton 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.

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dramatists, along with free outdoor street theatre and readings by New Brunswick playwrights.

NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre Festival July 25 - August 4 506-458-7406; www.nbacts.com The festival features nightly mainstage performances by acclaimed and emerging

32nd Annual NB Highland Games Festival A Don't Miss Getaway Event! July 26 - 28 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! Tay Creek Folk Festival July 26-28 506-367-3133 or 506-440-5556; www.taycreekfestival.com Tay Ridge Farm, 3888 Rte 620, Tay Creek (approx. 25 minutes from Fredericton). Features folk music, country, bluegrass, Celtic and some classic rock. BBQ, coffee shop; hiking trails; camping for tents & RVs (no hook-ups); under12s free; jam sessions & music workshops.

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Nashwaak Music Festival August 2 - 4 Nashwaak Bridge (30 minutes north of Fredericton) www.nashwaakmusicfestival.com

A New Brunswick Day get-away with music and fun for everyone! Enjoy folk, blues, traditional country, bluegrass, newgrass, gospel, fiddle, comedy and more featuring local and maritime artists. Food vendors, prizes, an art village, activities for children and free rough camping. FredRock August 9 & 10 www.fredrock.com Two days of live performances from both local and international rock bands.

NB Gospel Music Festival A Don't Miss Getaway Event! 31st Anniversary August 9 - 11 506-459-7419; www.nbgmf.com Gospel music in the rural setting of Rusagonis, just minutes from Fredericton. Good fun, good food, good music, good fellowship. Rough camping on site.

Acadian Day Celebrations A Don't Miss Getaway Event! 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! Music, games for kids, flag raising ceremony, and a tintamarre (parade).


NB Summer Music Festival A Don't Miss Getaway Event! August 12 - 24 506-458-7836; www.nbsummermusicfestival.ca A two-week festival celebrating classical chamber music, featuring the works of selected composers played by Canada’s most talented classical musicians. Festival includes concerts, music discovery talks, free community performances, kids’ events and workshops. Stanley Community Fair 163rd Anniversary August 16 - 18 506-367-3151; www.stanleyfair.com Canada’s longest continuously running agricultural fair, established in 1851.

New Brunswick Fine Crafts Festival A Don't Miss Getaway Event! August 30 - September 1 Fredericton Convention Centre 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 crafts corner, live craft demonstrations and one of a kind gallery space.

September 10 - 15 1-888-622-5837(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 Fredericton Exhibition historic downtown Fredericton, Provincial Agriculture and the annual festival features Livestock Fair over 350 artists and 125 A Don't Miss Getaway Event! performances on 23 stages, all September 1-7 within four city blocks. Fredericton Exhibition Grounds, Acclaimed international 361 Smythe St. performers and top regional 506-458-8819; acts share the stage for a www.frex.ca music experience like no other. A tradition since 1827, the FREX Expect gritty acoustic and is fun for all ages. This weekelectric blues, traditional and long special event features an progressive jazz, rock, soul, agricultural show, draft horse Cajun/Zydeco and more. show, provincial Holstein show, Venues include big top tents, world class entertainment, theatres, national historic sites, harness racing, stage shows and closed streets, pubs and clubs. commercial exhibits along with lots of carnival games and food, including the famous “dippy dog”. Kids will love the midway rides, aerial shows, petting zoo, pony rides and more. Vintage in the Village September 7 Village of Gagetown 506-488-3441; www.villageofgagetown.ca Step back in time and enjoy a historical wine-tasting walk through the Village of Gagetown. Feast in the Field September 8 Officers' Square 506-462-9555 Enjoy an afternoon filled with delicious food and drink, wonderful entertainment and beautiful scenery in support of Ability New Brunswick.

Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival A Don't Miss Getaway Event!

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SEPTEMBER

68th Queens County Fair September 12 - 15 20 Court House Road Queens County Fair Grounds, Gagetown www.queenscountyfair.com Midway, light horse shows, hauling matches, home cooked supper, antique tractor display, livestock exhibits, musical entertainment ox pull, milking contest, miniature horse demonstration and much more. New Brunswick Open Farm Day September 15 506-452-8101; www.fermenbfarm.ca Each year this program offers opportunities for the whole family to meet farmers, to view modern farm operations, and to discuss many issues related to modern food production. Doors Open Fredericton September 22 506-460-2041; www.TourismFredericton.ca

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This is your opportunity to see some of Fredericton’s most historically, and culturally interesting buildings not usually open to the public.

NOVEMBER 13th Annual Silver Wave Film Festival November 7 - 10 506-455-1632; www.swfilmfest.com Over 80 films by local, national, and international filmmakers; workshops, panels, parties, and guest filmmakers. Christmas Arts & Crafts Show November 1 - 3 Capital Exhibit Centre, 359 Smythe St. 506-458-8819; www.frex.ca Christmas at the Market Craft Show November 14 & 15 506-451-1815; www.frederictonfarmersmarket.com

Enjoy a Handmade Christmas at the Boyce Farmers’ Market, Downtown Fredericton.

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Christmas in the Village November 23-24, Gagetown 506-488-3567; www.villageofgagetown.ca Have fun while shopping for arts, crafts and antiques, take part in a Treasure Hunt and look out for Santa Claus and carollers. New Brunswick Spirits Festival A Don't Miss Getaway Event! November 20 - 22 506-450-2065; www.raiseyourspirits.ca Canada’s Oldest Spirit Festival, now 3 days! Special tastings hosted by world leading authorities on whiskies & premium spirits offering appreciation techniques. The festival offers over 180 of the world’s finest Spirits, Single Malt Whiskies, Scotches, Cognacs, Rums, Gins and Liqueurs. Enjoy food samplings tables and take in informative seminars.

Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade November 30 Northside 506-453-0296 or 506-457-2127 A lighted Christmas parade to welcome Santa Claus.

DECEMBER Festival of Lights Dec 1-26 St. Mary’s First Nation Christmas Arts & Crafts Show December 6-8, Capital Exhibit Centre, 359 Smythe St. 506-458-8819; www.frex.ca

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n Fredericton we are lucky to have many places that offer us fresh, local foods throughout the year. They range from weekly farm markets to farm stands to a local supplier for organic food, each with their own unique qualities and items to offer. Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market 665 George St. 506-451-1815; www.frederictonfarmersmarket.com This market has been a staple in the community for over 200 years. This nationally recognized market is a must stop for most patrons every Saturday. Find out more about the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market on page 31. Year Round: Saturday: 6am – 1pm

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The Northside Market 311 St. Mary’s St. 506-260-3800; www.thenorthsidemarket.ca One of the best reasons to visit Fredericton North is The Northside Market, Fredericton's newest weekend hot spot, located right off the Westmorland St. Bridge. In addition to local offerings, there are non-local vendors, local businesses and services. Vendors offer an assortment of unique gifts, international cuisine and much more. You’ll find yourself among friends, artisans and comfortable surroundings...a shopping experience unlike any other! Year Round: Friday: 12 – 7pm; Saturday: 9am – 4pm & Sunday: 11am – 4pm.


Harvey’s Big Potato 701 Hwy 105, Maugerville (Approximately 20 minutes from Fredericton) 506-357-5769; www.harveysbigpotato.com This riverside 200 acre farm is a photo favourite for families during pumpkin season. Fresh produce is picked daily and ranges from potatoes, carrots, peas, pumpkins, strawberries and watermelon among others. Special events hosted are throughout the season.

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Mid-June – Mid-September: Monday – Saturday: 9am – 8pm; Sunday: 12 – 6pm. MidSeptember – October 31: Monday – Saturday: 9am – 6pm; Sunday: 12 – 6pm. (Hours subject to change, please call ahead.) Moxon’s Country Pumpkin 911 Hwy 105, Maugerville (Approximately 20 minutes from Fredericton) 506-357-8013 Real Food Connections 880 Hanwell Road, Unit 304 506-454-5931; realfoodsfredericton.ca Real Food Connections is one of the best places in Fredericton to purchase local food. At Real Food Connections their hope is to make it easier for people to get their hands on local, quality foods and they carry a variety of items including local produce, meat, dairy, grains, herbs, seasoning, honey, sauces and much more.

This locally owned farm has been in operation since 1960 and is a great place to bring the kids. With farm animals, a playground and canteen that serves ice cream, you will come for an hour and end up spending the day! Fresh veggies, homemade bread, pies and cookies will make your mouth water. Mid-March – End of May: 10am – 6pm daily. June – October 31: 9am – 9pm. (Hours subject to change, please call ahead.)

Year Round: Monday – Friday: 10am – 7pm; Saturday: 12 – 5pm Hoyt’s Farm Stand Fredericton Exhibition Grounds, 361 Smythe St. 506-363-3628 Hoyt Orchards have been growing apples since the 1850's! They currently grow apples, pears and plums, and they have partnerships with other farmers in the area to supply fresh veggies, blueberries and strawberries at their stand. July 1 – October 31: 10am – 6pm daily.

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redericton has a vibrant nightlife with a range of establishments to suit your 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. Legend: Regular Live Music

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

Lunar Rogue Pub 625 King St. 506-450-2065 www.lunarrogue.com

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

McGinnis Landing 280 King St. 506-458-1212 www.bignight.ca

DOWNTOWN

boom! Nightclub 474 Queen St. THE TANNERY 506-463-2666 The Tannery is centrally located www.boomnightclub.ca downtown and has the highest concentration of the blue door nightlife with even more 100 Regent St. entertainment located within 506-455-blue (2583) walking distance. Located on www.thebluedoor.ca King St. between Westmorland and York Sts. Cedar Tree Cafe The Capital 418 Queen St. 362 Queen St. 506-453-1877 506-459-3558 www.thecapitalcomplex.com Corked Wine Bar Dolan’s Pub 349 King St. 506-454-7474 www.dolanspub.ca LAVA Vodka Bar 375 1/2 King St. 506-455-6407 NickyZee’s 375 King St. 506-455-6407 iRock Nightclub 339 King St. 506-444-0121 www.i-rock.ca

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83 Regent St. 506-206-6010 www.corkedwinebar.ca 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 Garrison District Ale House 426 Queen St. 506-455-0300 www.thegarrison.ca James Joyce Irish Pub 659 Queen St., Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook 506-450-9820

Snooty Fox 66 Regent St. 506-474-1199 Up Wine Bar 426 Queen St. 506-455-2638 www.upwinebar.ca AROUND TOWN DJ Purdy’s 225 Woodstock Rd. Delta Hotel 506-457-7000 www.deltafredericton.com Hilltop Grill & Beverage Co. 1034 Prospect St. 506-458-9057 www.hilltoppub.ca Mama’s Pub & Eatery 500 Brookside Drive, Suite 1B 506-450-4303 Pier 23 480 Riverside Drive Ramada Hotel 506-460-5511 www.ramadafredericton.com Speedbumps Sports Bar 102 Main St. 506-457-2111 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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Championship Golf Kingswood Golf 506-443-3333; 1-800-423-5969; www.kingswoodpark.com 31 Kingswood Park New Brunswick’s most recognized Golf Course. Kingswood features an 18 hole Signature Course (5,227-7,075 yards), 9 hole Executive Course (1,448-1,990 yards), and a double ended practice facility. After your round, stop into Sam Snead’s Oak Grill & Tavern where you can feast on your passion for the game. Roam from room to room, savoring the memorabilia collected by Sam himself as he made his way into golf history. Green fees: 18 hole $59-$89; 9 hole $15-$25 plus tax Mactaquac Provincial Park Golf Course 506-363-4925; 1-877-267-4653; www.mactaquacgolf.com 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

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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: $36-$55

Golf, Play Carman Creek”. Green fees: $15-$20

Carman Creek Golf Course & Practice Facility 506-472-PAR3 (7273); 1-866-472-PAR3 (7273); www.carmancreekgolf.com

rentals: clubs, pull carts & 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: $10-$30

Gage Golf & Curling Club 506-357-9343; www.gagegolfandcurling.com 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 well-bunkered greens, Fredericton Golf Club doglegs and water hazards. 506-443-7710; 5,888 - 6,126 yards, equipment www.playfgc.com rentals, pull & power cart 331 Golf Club Rd. 18 holes, par 70, 6093 yards, rentals, driving range & putting green, 18-hole mini-putt, pro driving range, putting green, pro shop and licensed. Golfers shop, licensed. Green fees: Call for rates. of all levels will be tested by elm-lined fairways, strategically Gilridge Golf Club positioned bunkers and 506-453-1077; numerous topographical www.gilridgegolf.ca changes and winding brooks. 550 Claudie Rd Green fees: $52.45 plus tax. 9 holes, 1832 yards, golf club

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, club repair and fitting, beach volleyball, washer toss and licensed lounge. “Play Environmentally Safe

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: $38, tax included Monday to Wednesday special: $28


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reathe in, breathe out, Fredericton has plenty of places for you to catch your breath. Explore our magnificent trail network with over 88 km of trails. Many of our trails follow along the beautiful St. John and Nashwaak Rivers. Our trails are ideal for walkers, runners and bikers with connection to the greater Trans Canada Trail. Our trails were named "one of the best trails to run on in the world", by Outpost Magazine. Many of the trails follow old railway lines, including the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge that provides one of the most spectacular views of downtown Fredericton! The trails are wide, flat, safe, and wheelchair accessible. A complete Trail Guide Map produced by the Fredericton Trails Coalition is available at the City Hall Visitor Information Centre, and at the Trail Visitor Centre located on the Northside of the trail, 300 m from the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge.

Adults: $19 - Children Under 12: $14 *Children under 25 kilograms must bring their own life jacket ** Weather permitting. Please call for details. 506-471-8680 506-472-9956

BOAT CLUBS Regent St. Wharf Managed and operated by the Capital City Boat Club. Services include a security gate, water, dumping station, electrical hook-up, and a Port Warden on duty daily from 10am-9pm, June, July and August (May & September, weekends only). Fees for overnight stay at $1.50/ft. Contact the Port Warden on VHF Channel 68. 506-455-1445 or 506-4616703 during the off-season; www.capitalcityboatclub.com

Fredericton Yacht Club Lincoln Rd., just below the Princess Margaret Bridge. Want a closer look at the St. The club operates a secure John River? Rent a canoe or boat yard with a launch, kayak or take a river tour. The docks, moorings a crane pad Regent St. Wharf, Yacht Club for launch and retrieval and and boat launch all cater to winter storage. visitors and will facilitate your river experience. Enjoy the water www.fyc.ca and go for a dip at one of our BOAT LAUNCHES fresh water beaches. Take a (Free to public with vehicle boat tour and discover the parking available) beauty of the St. John River. Carleton Park Boat Launch, Ready, set, enjoy! Union St. (Fredericton North) Morell Park Boat Launch, BIKE RENTALS Waterloo Row (Small Craft Radical Edge Only) 129 Westmorland St. BOATING Hourly, daily and weekly rentals available. Guided Boat Cruise 506-459-3478; The Wolastoq’ Tour Boat & www.radicaledge.ca Charter A scenic cruise on the majestic Savage’s St. John River is a relaxing way 441 King St. $15/half day and to see the city. Public and $25/full day. Weekly rates private tours are available. available. 506-457-7452; Capacity of 45, licensed and www.savages.ca catering available, prices are per person*. Hartt Island RV Resort Public Boat Cruises Route 102, West. Monday to Friday, between 506-462-9400; 2 – 4pm and 6 – 8pm** www.harttisland.com

Pontoon Boat Ride Hartt Island RV Resort 506-462-9400; www.harttisland.com Houseboat Rentals Lakeway Houseboat Vacations at Mactaquac Provincial Park. A unique vacation experience on the St. John River. Lakeway Houseboat Vacations are renting three 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; www.lakewayhouseboats.com

CANOE / KAYAK RENTALS

Small Craft Aquatic Centre The Centre offers a wide variety of programs to keep the whole family water-active. Canoe, kayak and rowing shell rentals and/or lessons may be available. Guided tours may also be available. Plus, weeklong day camps for youth. Located along the walking trail at the west end of the downtown, behind the Victoria Health Centre just a few steps from the St. John River. Escaping to the wilderness is just a short paddle from downtown Fredericton.


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SWIMMING/BEACHES/ LAKES

Hyla Park Nature Preserve 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. Visit the park and listen to the flute-like trilling sound of this tiny frog, see rare plants including; red milkwort, the purple gerardia, and the small-flowered gratiola and enjoy the serenity of meandering hiking trails right in the heart of Fredericton's north side. Located behind the Greenwood Dr. Baptist Church, 150 Greenwood Dr., Fredericton North. Download the DeepMap Eco smartphone app to find trail guides and events for Hyla Park. Visit the website for details. 506-457-2398, www.naturetrust.nb.ca

Killarney Lake Killarney Road, off St. Mary’s St. Supervised daily, late-June to late-August. 506-460-2273; www.fredericton.ca

TRAILS & RIVER

June to September. Weekdays from 12am-8pm; weekends 12-6pm 506-460-2260; www.partnersforyouth.ca Nashwaak Tubing 629 Route 8, Durham Bridge Kayaks $50/day Reservations are recommended. 506-457-2300; www.nashwaaktubing.com Hartt Island RV Resort Rte 102, Fredericton Experience the power of nature on our 1.5 hr evening boat ride touring the scenic St. John River. Evening tours prearranged daily. June to September. 506-462-9400; www.harttisland.com Key Cycle 218 Main St. Off-site kayak and canoe rentals. 506-458-8985

GEOCACHING

Experience Fredericton’s Geocaching Tour The Fredericton Geocaching Tour consists of 30 special caches hidden around the city, focused on 3 themes: nature, heritage and culture. The caches also provide the opportunity to increase awareness of things to see and do in the city, including interesting anecdotes you may not have otherwise known about certain locations. Special awards will be provided to participating geocachers who are able to find 10 and 20 caches, with a special edition locally crafted pewter geo-coin for those who find all 30. Visit www.tourismfredericton.ca/ geocaching for more information.

Mactaquac Provincial Park 1256 Route 105 506-363-4747; www.nbparks.ca (Entrance fee)

TUBING Float down the Nashwaak River on an inflatable tube. An excellent way to spend a relaxing summer afternoon! Nashwaak Tubing 629 Route 8, Durham Bridge $10/adults, $5/children, luxury tubes $12. Kayaks $50/day. Reservations are recommended. 506-457-2300; www.nashwaaktubing.com Taymouth Tubing 959 Rte 628, Taymouth Family Fun for all ages on the Nashwaak River. Rates starting at $10/person. Reservations recommended 506-450-6020; www.taymouthventures.com

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Recreational Activities RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

BINGO St. Mary’s Entertainment Centre 185 Gabriel Dr. 506-462-9300; 1-888-9924646; www.stmec.com

BOWLING Kingswood Entertainment Centre 31 Kingswood Park, Hanwell Rd. 506-444-9500; www.kingswoodpark.ca Main Street Bowl-A-Drome 301 Main St. Pro shop, licensed lounge, wheelchair accessible. Cosmic Bowling. 506-472-2361

HORSEBACK RIDING Carriage Hill Equestrian Centre 285 Carriage Hill Rd. 506-261-0854

LAZER TAG Kingswood Entertainment Centre 31 Kingswood Park, Hanwell Rd. 506-444-9500; www.kingswoodpark.ca

MINI GOLF Hartt Island RV Resort Woodstock Rd. Rt.102 West. 18-hole Mini-golf, basketball, driving range and Water Park. 506-462-9400; www.harttisland.com

Carman Creek Golf Course & Practice Facility 460 Riverside Dr., at Ramada Hotel, 5 minutes from downtown. 9 Hole mini-golf, Fredericton’s only lighted practice range, beach volleyball, Environmental Award Winning 9 hole executive golf course, golf instruction, club repair and fitting, washer toss and licensed lounge. 506-472-PAR3 (7273); 866472 PAR3 (7273); www.carmancreekgolf.com

Hartt Island RV Resort Route 102 West 506-462-9400; www.harttisland.com

PAINTBALL

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Capital City Paintball 16 Dorcas St. 506-452-2800; www.archeryandpaintball.com

Fredericton Indoor Pool 79 Carrington Ln., 506-460-2273 (Admission Fee)

PAINT-YOUR-OWNPOTTERY-STUDIO Clay Café 356 Queen St., Open Daily 506-474-8003; www.claycafefredericton.com

SKATEBOARD PARKS Please note all skateboard parks are unsupervised, please use at your own risk. The use of safety equipment is strongly recommended. These facilities are inspected on a regular basis. If you have any questions or see damage please contact Community Services Department at 506460-2300. Kimble Road Skateboard Park Located on Kimble Court, off Forest Hill Road. Henry Park Skateboard Park Located on the corner of Medley Street & Dobie Street, off MacLaren Avenue or Union Street in Henry Street Park.

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Henry Park 248 Medley St., Off MacLaren Ave. Marysville Pool 37 Harrison Ct. Queen’s Square 740 Aberdeen St., Church & Aberdeen Sts. Royal Road Park 35 Royal Rd., Royal Road & William Sts.

YMCA of Fredericton 570 York St. (Admission Fee) 506-462-3000; www.ymcafredericton.nb.ca Sir Max Aitken Pool 2 Peter Kelly Dr., UNB Campus 506-447-3180 www.unb.ca/fredericton/urec/

Wading Pools (free) There are numerous wading pools in the city. Note: Parents are responsible for their own children as there is no supervision at these pools. 506-460-2230; www.fredericton.ca for a complete list.

TENNIS 37 tennis courts are open daily in the summer (some even open every night). 506-460-2230; www.fredericton.ca

WATER SLIDES Hartt Island RV Resort Rte 102 West, 506-462-9400; www.harttisland.com


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Pull on your hats and mittens; the perfect winter weekend getaway is waiting for you with Fredericton FROSTival! New for 2013 Fredericton FROSTival is a partnership between Fredericton Tourism and Fredericton’s best outdoor festivals, events and indoor cultural experiences taking place from January 25 – February 17, 2013.

Whether you are looking for musical acts, outdoor family fun, competitive sporting events or an opportunity to discover Fredericton’s diverse cultural scene, Fredericton FROSTival has you covered. For more information on Fredericton FROSTival, visit our website for a complete schedule!

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Skiing/Snowboarding Ski Crabbe Mountain Ltd. Central Hainesville, off Route 104 506-463-8311; Snow Conditions: 506-463-8311 ext. 300; www.crabbemountain.com Home to the largest vertical descent in the Maritimes (853 ft)…offering some of the best terrain in Atlantic Canada! Quadruple chair lift, T-bar, a handle tow on the beginner hill, snow-making, night skiing, 26 trails including glades, terrain park, snow school, rental shop, retail store, cafeteria and lounge. Open early December through early April.

Cross-Country Skiing Fredericton offers a magnificent Trails Network; much of the 85-plus km of the trail is groomed and perfect for cross-country skiing when conditions permit. Killarney Lake Park and Odell Park offer some of the best cross country skiing in the region. Trail Conditions: 506-4602881. Ski Crabbe Mountain Ltd. Central Hainesville, off Route 104 506-463-8311; Snow Conditions: 506-463-8311 ext. 300; www.crabbemountain.com Offers over 30km of nordic, classic and backcountry ski trails and classic style rental skis, boots, poles and snowshoes. Many of the trails travel through beautiful forests and a variety of ecosystems.

Curling

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Capital Winter Club, 232 Rookwood Avenue; 506-452-0020

Hoods Sleigh Rides and Wagon Rides, Stanley area; 506-367-2531 Meals and light lunches may be provided, please call ahead to make reservations. Also catering to birthday parties and other gatherings.

Fredericton Curling Club, The Coliseum, Smythe St.; 506-459-3003; www.fcc1854.com The Maritimes’ only full-time arena curling Facility.

Skating Fredericton has numerous outdoor and indoor skating facilities. Visit www.fredericton.ca for a complete list, or call 506-4602230 for rink locations and 506-460-2881 for rink conditions.

Outdoor Rinks Downing Street Park (Royal Field) Garden Creek School Henry Park Islandview Park (Silverwood) Killarney Lake, 506-460-2881 Officers’ Square, Downtown Fredericton, 506-458-8922 Odell Park, 506-460-2881 Queen Square Park Skyline Boys & Girls Club

Indoor Rinks Grant Harvey Centre, 600 Knowledge Park Dr. This centre features 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. The centre also has a walking track constructed on the upper level of the main ice surface area. Kingswood Entertainment Centre, 31 Kingswood Park, Hanwell Road; 506-444-9500 www.kingswoodpark.com 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

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Oakland Farm & Lodge, New Maryland, 506-459-5422 Cedar log lodge in a beautiful natural setting just outside Fredericton. Available to host celebration events (weddings, reunions, birthdays, etc.) and meetings of all kinds. Please call for information and reservations.

Sliding Odell Park, Fredericton Recreation, 506-460-2881

Snowmobiling The Fredericton area offers many kilometres of scenic, groomed snowmobile trails. Trail passes are mandatory and are available through Service New Brunswick at 1-888-7628600; www.snb.ca. Inquiries can also be made to: New Brunswick Federation of Snowmobile Clubs Inc: 506325-2625; www.nbfsc.com Day passes are available at the following local snowmobile clubs: The Nashwaak Valley – Fredericton North Snowmobile Club 506-453-1638 Fredericton Snowmobile Club Inc. 506-460-8086

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

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Aitkens Pewter 408 Queen St. 506-453-9474; 1-800-567-4416; 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.

Charlotte Street Art Centre 732 Charlotte St. 506-454-6952; www.charlottestreetarts.ca

Beaverbrook Art Gallery 703 Queen St. 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.

City Hall Gallery 397 Queen St. 506-460-2041; www.TourismFredericton.ca Exhibitions of local art.

Birch Crescent Gallery by Dale Carruthers 1599 Woodstock Rd. 506-450-4233 or 506-4615224 www.dalecarruthersart.ca Original paintings, prints, custom framing, greeting cards & calendars. Botinicals Gift Shop, Studio & Gallery 610 Queen St. 506-454-6101; 1-877-450-6101 www.botinicalsgiftshop.com 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 Botinicals on Facebook for current updates.

The CSAC, located in an 1884 school, houses art, dance, pottery, violin, cello, and guitar studios; and art galleries. Second floor studios are now wheelchair accessible upon request.

Gallery 78 Fine Art 796 Queen St. 506-454-5192; www.gallery78.com 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 440 York St. (Chestnut Complex) 506-454-1433; www.galleryconnexion.ca 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. 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 98 Regent St. 506-454-2278 www.ingridmuellerartandconc epts.com Featuring leading contemporary Atlantic Canadian artists. Paintings, sculpture, pottery and photography. Michael Khoury Gallery 542 Pederson Cres. 506-454-5864 An extensive collection of fine art by Fredericton painter Michael Khoury. Collection includes figurative, landscape, interior and still life paintings. By appointment only.

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The Barracks Fine Craft Shops and River Valley Crafts Soldiers’ Barracks, Historic Garrison District, Carleton St. 506-460-2837 Open daily, June to midSeptember. 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; www.suelawrencehairspaand gallery.com A must see two level salon/spa & retail boutique with brightly coloured walls filled with paintings, pottery, stained glass, woodwork & wrought iron featuring one of a kind crafted fixtures by local artists.

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The Gallery at the NB College of Craft and Design 457 Queen St. 506-457-6805; www.nbccd.ca 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 9 Bailey Dr. Memorial Hall, UNB 506-453-4623; www.cel.unb.ca Open to the public, free of charge. September - June, Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm. UNB Art Centre features regional artists and touring exhibitions and maintains a collection of over 1800 artworks on display throughout the campus.

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rowse unique specialty boutiques or enjoy our shopping malls and big box stores. With seven days a week of shopping, Fredericton has what you are looking for. Artful Persuasion 79 York St. 506-450-0464; www.facebook.com/artfulpersuasion A collection of over 20 crafters offering handmade products as well as classes, gatherings and events. (The) Beadnik Custom Jewellery & Beading Supplies 187 Main St. 506-452-0891; www.thebeadnikonline.com Beads, findings, tools, and jewellery repairs. Classes and Birthday parties. Country Crafts and Curtains 334 York St. 506-454-2572 www.countrycraftsandcurtains.blogspot.ca Your Complete Quilting and Decorating Store. Carrying bali- pops, kits, fatt quarters, jelly rolls, and charm packs.


Endeavours & ThinkPlay 412 Queen St; Town Center 506-455-4278 Art supplies & Toys Made You Blush 59 York St. 506-452-8686; www.madeyoublush.ca Carries popular brands of makeup, makeup accessories, and body & skin care items. Paradise Imports 95 York St. 506-455-1711; www.nancyjon.com Local handcrafted jewellery and unique global treasures. Picaroon's Brewtique 422 Queen St. www.picaroons.ca Watch the microbrewery process, taste test new

products, or buy your favourite hand crafted British-style ale. room2remember 494 Queen St. 506-443-9016 Home Décor & Kitchen Essentials. room2remember kidz 88 York St. 506-472-0400 Everything baby and some Kidz stuff too! Savour Décor Queen St. 506-472-4999 Home Décor and giftware. (The) Urban Almanac General Store 75 York St. 506-450-4334; www.urbanalmanac.com General store & home furnishings with a modern twist. Open 7 days a week!

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.

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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.

Casey’s Route 105, Sheffield 506-357-8592 Over 300 NB artisans’ work on display. Kings Landing Gift Shop Kings Landing 506-363-4999 Local crafts, 19th century reproductions, village-made items and country-style home and giftware.

Yarns on York 72 York St. 506-458-9193 Quality hand knitting yarns and needles.

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SHOPPING DISTRICTS

Motts Landing Vineyard & Winery 3506 Lower Cambridge Rd. (Route 715) Cambridge-Narrows 506-488-8091 www.mottslandingvineyard.com Wine tasting and sales. Vineyard / winery tours available.

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. From quick snacks to fine dining, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in a meal

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

Downtown Fredericton www.downtownfredericton.ca

Casey’s CRAFT & GIFT SHOP

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

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.

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(The) Kubbyhole 12 Lake Rd, Harvey Station 506-366-2122; www.thekubbyhole.ca Selection of unique local handmade crafts in an artisanrun shop.

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, 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.

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 CENTRES Brookside Mall 435 Brookside Dr., Fredericton North. 506-458-9038 Brookside Mall is where you'll find friendly service from local businesses that serve you best including Sobeys, Lawtons Drug Store, NB Liquor Store, plus one-of-a-kind shops featuring specialty women’s fashion, stained glass, custom leather works, wine making, framing, giftware, and jewellery. Services include fitness centre, restaurants, hair salon, seamstress, pharmacy, clinic and health services. Monday to Friday, 10am-9pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday 12-5pm.

The Corbett Centre Fredericton's newest big box shopping and dining centre offering a shopping and dining experience in a pedestrian friendly environment. Includes: Costco, Winners, Michaels, PetSmart, The Shoe Co., Home Depot, Bouclair, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Carter’s/Osh Kosh, Gap Outlet, Select Kitchens, Herbal Magic, Sally Beauty, Easy Home, What on Earth Jewellery, Wicker Emporium, Dollarama, Wheaton’s, Avalon Spa, Panago Pizza, Deluxe Fish & Chips, St. Hubert, Montana’s and East Side Mario’s.

Fredericton Uptown Centre

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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, Pseudio, Dairy Queen, Future Shop, English Butler, Addition Elle, Reitmans, Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Urban Planet, and Rogers Video, along with NB Liquor, Sobey’s, Staples, Moores Clothing for Men, Shoppers Drug Mart, GoodLife Fitness, Pet’s Unlimited, and Boston Pizza.

After all of that shopping, kick up your feet at one of our many luxurious spas.

Kings Place Mall

Solaris Salon Spa 96 Edward St. 506-455-5772; www.solarissalonspa.com

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, shoe repair, dollar store, florist, eyewear, fashion, footwear, gift stores, cell phones, specialty lotions and creams, home decor, food court and yoga studio.

Regent Mall 1381 Regent St. 506-462-0350 ; www.regentmall.com Experience more at Regent Mall with over 115 stores and services, anchored by Chapters, Empire Theatres, H&M, Sears, Sport Chek, Toys “R” Us, and Wal-Mart. Regent Mall offers exceptional customer service and an enhanced level of comfort for the entire family. With a wide array of top calibre brands and a ten-screen movie theatre, Regent Mall is the largest shopping centre in the Greater Fredericton Region. Open Monday to Saturday, 10am– 9pm; Sunday 12–5pm.

Avalon Salon Spa 318 Brunswick St., Corbett Center, 336 Main St. 506-472-1772; www.avalonspa.com

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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.

Merle Norman & Day Spa Regent Mall, 1381 Regent St. 506-450-7345; 1-877-4507345; www.thedayspa.ca Salon Synergy 1125 Smythe St. 506-455-3482

Sue Lawrence Hair, Spa & Gallery 550 Queen St. 506-457-2922; www.suelawrencehairspaandg allery.com The Spa Club 654 Bishop Dr. 506-474-1772 Urban Soul Salon & Spa Delta Fredericton, 225 Woodstock Rd. 506-452-9001; www.urbansoul.ca

SmartCentres 125 Two Nations Crossing, Fredericton North Walmart, Canadian Tire and Kent Building Supplies.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

General Information CAR RENTALS Company Telephone Avis 506-446-6006 506-454-2847 Budget 506-452-8016 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

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

TRUCK RENTALS Discount 506-452-7620 817 Prospect St. Trius Truck & 506-457-9000 639 Bishop Dr. Service Center PRIVATE CAR SERVICE ABC Car Services Ltd. 506-454-LIMO (5466); www.abccarservices.com 24-hour pick-up and drop-off services. Hourly and daily rentals available. EMERGENCY SERVICES Emergency Calls Dial 911 (Fire, Police, Ambulance, Poison Control) Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital, 700 Priestman St., Emergency Department Hours of Operation: 8am-10pm. 506-452-5400 Oromocto Public Hospital, 103 Winnebago Street, Oromocto, 506-357-4700 Tele-health - Speak with a nurse by calling 811 After-hours clinics, drop in only: 1. Brookside Mall Walk-in Clinic 475 Brookside Drive, Fredericton North. 2. Fredericton Medical Centre Walk-in Clinic 1015 Regent Street, Fredericton South . Both of these clinics are open Monday to Friday from 6-10pm and Saturday and Sunday from 1-5pm. First come - first served basis. 3. New Maryland Highway Walk-in Clinic 636 New Maryland Highway. Monday to Friday from 5-9pm 4. Dr. E Hanson, After Hours Clinic - Brookside Mall, Fredericton North. Monday to Friday from 8am-1:30pm FISH & HUNT For information on hunting, angling and trapping licences and regulations contact the NB Department of Natural Resources Fish & Wildlife Branch. 506-453-3826, Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre, 1350 Regent St., Monday to Friday 8:15am-4:30pm. For a list of outfitters, contact the NB Professional Outfitter Guide Association at www.nbpoga.com

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LAUNDROMATS Mini Mart Esso 1853 Lincoln Rd; 506-458-9812 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 Convenience Plus & 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: 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 POPULATION (Based on 2011 Census) City Centre: Greater Fredericton Region: New Brunswick:

56,224 94,268 751,171

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 297 506-446-3799; www.rvworld.ca 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. Laagland Auto Service 135 Riverside Dr.; 506-450-7171. Repairs. Patterson Sales & Services 921 Allison Blvd. 506-454-3535. Sales and service. RV World, Trans Canada Hwy 2, Exit 297 506-446-3799. www.rvworld.ca 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, 230 Main St.506-458-9488 St. Mary's Ocean Direct, 150 Cliffe St. 506-462-9604


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777 Chinese Buffet 86 Main St. 506-455-2111

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A&W 1018 Prospect St. 506-457-6005 Regent Mall 506-461-4113

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Arom Chinese Cuisine 74 Regent St. 506-454-2177

Chinese food with lunch buffet on Fridays

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

Vietnamese & Thai, fine dining & vegetarian

Baking Paradise 608 Queen St. 506-472-4873

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Booster Juice Regent Mall 506-450-9473

Juice, smoothies, sandwiches & wraps

Boston Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar, 1230 Prospect St. 506-454-3344

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Brass Rail - Fredericton Inn 1315 Regent St. 506-455-1430

Brunch, lunch buffet

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BrewBakers Restaurant Winebar & Patio, 546 King St. 506-459-0067

Seasonally inspired cuisine.

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Bulgogi 459 King St. 506-451-3663

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Burger King 1140 Smythe St. 506-453-1462

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Cedar Tree Café 418 Queen St. 506-453-1877

Middle eastern local fresh • food & Gourmet coffee.

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

Burgers, fish & chips, nachos & pastas

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Chez Riz 366 Queen St. 506-454-9996

Indian/Pakistani fine dining

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Chocolaterie Fackelmann Featuring The Schnitzel Parlor 3136 Woodstock Rd. (Silverwood Motel) 506-450-2520

European dinner menu, homemade German chocolates. Reservations recommended walk ins welcome.

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Cora’s Breakfast & Lunch 476 Queen St. 506-472-2672

Fresh fruit, healthy eating, breakfast all day, lunch menu

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Crepe Suzette Creperie 540 Queen St. 506-449-1144

Breakfast, Savoury, and Dessert crêpes, Espresso, Cappucinos, and Lattés

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Crispins Kings Place 506-459-1165

Homemade soups, sandwiches, wraps, salads & pastas cinnamon buns

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Cannon’s Cross Pub 15 Riverside Dr. 506-455-1201

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Cafe Loka & Bistro 343 York St. 506-206-2239

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Deluxe French Fries Fast food, chicken, • 964 Prospect St. 506-459-1880 burgers, fries, seafood • 10 Trinity Ave. & breakfast 506-459-2297

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Dairy Queen Fast food, ice cream • 540 Union St. 506-453-1229 smoothies, cakes • 1250 Prospect St. 506-454-3737 and DQ treats. Deli Connection (Victoria Health Centre) 65 Brunswick St. 506-458-2115

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

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Dip Pool Bar & Grill Summer fare menu 225 Woodstock Rd. Delta Hotel 506-457-7000

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Diplomat Restaurant (The) 253 Woodstock Rd. 506-454-2400

Chinese Canadian menu & buffet open 24 hours

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Dixie Lee 115 Gibson St. 506-455-8800

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DJ Purdy’s Lounge Pub & lounge 225 Woodstock Rd. Delta Hotel 506-457-7000

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Dolan’s Pub 349 King St. 506-454-7474

Menu items freshly made in house, nightly special Monday - Thursday

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Domino's Pizza 138 Dundonald St. 506-449-5050

Pizza, wings, garlic fingers. Take-out or delivery

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DQ Orange Julius Regent Mall 506-458-5417

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East Side Mario’s 14 Trinity Ave. 506-455-3636

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

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Frank’s Finer Diner 80 Two Nations Crossing 506-459-0707

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Fresh Fix Foods 89 York St. 506-453-7374

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

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Happy Baker (The) HSBC on King St. 506-454-7200

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Seafood, steaks, soups & sandwiches

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

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Isabel’s Café Lou Lou 346 Queen St. 506-459-8812

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James Joyce Irish Pub Irish dishes & 659 Queen St., Crowne Plaza pub favourites 506-450-9820

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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

Home-style cooking, homemade pies, breakfast all day, Korean cuisine

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Jungle Jim’s 1188 Smythe St. 506-455-5467

Tex-Mex, burgers, pasta & SFL menu items. Private room available

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Karen's Coffee Shop 440 York St., Chestnut Complex 506-260-4721

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

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M&T Deli 546 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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Mandarin Palace 502 Forest Hill Rd. 506-455-1182

Specializing in Szechuan & Cantonese cuisine, daily lunch specials

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Mexicali Rosa’s 304 King St. 506-451-0686

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Midsea Eatery 99 Regent St. 506-455-5556

Lebanese take-out

$

N/A

Mike's Old Fashion Bakery 230 Main Street 506-459-4103

Bakery & Coffee Shop

$

9

N

Misu Chinese Restaurant 435 Brookside Drive 506-457-5800

Asian & Chinese Buffet

$$

65

N

Molly’s Restaurant 554 Queen St. 506-457-9305

Home-style cooking, vegetarian & organic

$-$$

90

MonkeyCakes 1111 Regent St. 506-444-6482

Cupcakes and cakes

Montana’s 6 Trinity Ave. 506-457-1483

Steak, chicken, ribs & vegetarian

Naru Japanese Cuisine 536 Queen St. 506-474-0020

Japanese cuisine, variety of sushi

New England Pizza 612 Union St. 506-459-5400

Type of Cuisine

$

D

• $-$$$ 240

D

S

S

$-$$

50

Pizza, with cream cheese stuffed crust, donairs crust, oven-baked subs & salads

$$

40

N

New York Fries Regent Mall 506-454-1686

Fries, hot dogs & poutine

$

FC

S

Nirvana Wellness Centre 207 King St. 506-458-9642

Resto juice bar, raw and cooked foods, organic & vegan

$-$$

30

Oriental Pearl Restaurant 440 Kimble Dr. 506-206-8866

Chinese, dim sum menu.

$-$$

44

S

(The) Palate 462 Queen St. 506-450-7911

Innovative & International

$-$$$

70

D

Panago Pizza 10 Trinity Ave. 506-310-0001

Fresh pizzas, salads, bread sticks & wings to go

$-$$

N/A

S

RESTAURANTS

Licensed

McGinnis Landing 280 King St. 506-458-1212

RESTAURANT These symbols indicate: vegetarian local product gluten free seafood

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Wheelchair Access

Papa John’s 528 Smythe Street 506-474-7272

Pizza

Park’s Noodle & Sushi 602 Queen St. 506-450-4907

Sushi & Noodles

Pier 23 Pub & Patio (Ramada Hotel) 480 Riverside Dr. 506-460-5511

Steaks, chicken, pasta & seafood

Pita Pit 531 Brookside Dr., Suite C 506-455-7482 1012 Prospect St. 506-454-7482 Pizza Delight • 989 Prospect St. 506-453-1400 • 243 St.Mary’s St. 506-459-1707

50

S

$-$$

17

S

$

24

D

• $ - $$ 120

Healthy eating, pita & salads

Pizza, pasta, salad, chicken & buffet

Pizza Hut Pizza, pasta, • 1180 Smythe St. 506-452-9988 salads & wings • 230 Main St. 506-450-9988

Red Lantern Pub 182 Main St. 506-472-5011

Steak house, seafood, breakfast

Regency Room Fine dining, Fredericton Inn, buffet & seafood 1315 Regent St., 506-455-1430 Regent Convenience Store Café & Kebab 289 Regent St. 506-458-9002

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Convenience Store & Café

$

18

N

$

44

S

S

$-$$ 100

N

$$ $$

95 8

S N

$$ $$

25 25

• •

S N

$

FC

S

$ $

50 60

• •

D S

$

40

D

$-$$

150

N

$$

80

S

$

20

S

Quizno’s Sub Oven-toasted subs, • 580 King St. 506-459-2006 salads & soup • 169 Dundonald St. 506-458-8284 Coffee, muffins, pastries & sandwiches

N

$-$$ 200

Soft pretzels, cookies and other baked goods

Read’s Newstand & Café 435 King St. 506-454-5333

Pizza Twice Pizza, salad, wings, • 1111 Regent St. 506-457-9292 donairs & poutine • 247 Canada St. 506-453-0099 Pretzelmaker and Mrs. Fields Cookies Regent Mall 506-472-5555

D-Downtown area N-Northside S-Southside

Seating Capacity FC= Food Court

$

Papa Georgio’s & Old Salty Pizza, donair, Fish & Chips 1853 Lincoln Rd. and fish & chips 506-452-7272

Outdoor Patio

Meal Price Range **

Type of Cuisine

Licensed

RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANT These symbols indicate: vegetarian local product gluten free seafood


Wheelchair Access

Outdoor Patio

D-Downtown area N-Northside S-Southside

$-$$

20

D

Type of Cuisine

Licensed

Gourmet hamburgers Counter service

Ringo’s Steakhouse Steaks, chicken, 1187 Smythe St. 506-454-2337 ribs & seafood

$-$$

160

S

Saigon Noodle House 1012 Prospect St. 506-206-3494

Vietnamese, Chinese & Thai Cuisine

$-$$

95

S

Sam Snead’s Oak Grill and Tavern 31 Kingswood Park 506-444-9509

Made Fresh Daily, Locally Cured Oak Grill

$-$$

110

S

Second Cup Kings Place 506-455-2326 973 Prospect 506-455-3048

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

$ $

50 80

• •

D S

Shan Chinese Restaurant 440 King St. 506-443-9080

Chinese

$

FC

Smoke's Poutinerie 99 York St.

Specializing in over 20 types of poutine

$

30

Snooty Fox 66 Regent St. 506-474-1199

English pub fare with Canadian twist

$-$$

100

St. Hubert Express 22 Trinity Ave 506-457-5600

Fast food, chicken

$$

154

S

Starbucks Regent Mall 506-451-6293

Coffee and desserts

$

30

S

$ $ $ $ $ $

25 48 54 FC 30 26

• • • • • •

D S S S N N

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 • 265 Main St. 506-457-4393 • 1050 Douglas Ave 506-450-7827

RESTAURANTS

Seating Capacity FC= Food Court

Relish 348 King St. 506-454-9331

Meal Price Range **

RESTAURANT These symbols indicate: vegetarian local product gluten free seafood

D

D

D

Sun Prince Restaurant 41 Main St. 506-458-8238

Chinese & Korean

$$

25

N

Sunshine Diner 7 Brookmount St. 506-458-8470

Old fashioned diner

$

70

S

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

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

$

37

Sweet Life Dessert Co. 87 Regent St. 506-471-5968

Dessert shop with lunch items

$

25

S

D

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$-$$

226

S

Taco Bell Regent Mall 506-458-8226

Mexican

$

FC

S

Teriyaki – Made in Japan Regent Mall 506-459-9748

Japanese

$

FC

S

$$$

108

$

FC

$-$$

29

$ $ $ $ $

50 70 50 45 70

• • • • •

S S D S S

$ $ $ $

40 45 25 16

• • • •

N N N N

Terrace Dining Room Canadian cuisine 659 Queen St., Crowne Plaza 506-455-3371 Thai Express Regent Mall 506-460-1091

Fast food, Thai cuisine

Thai Spice 277 Main St. 506-472-3486

Thai inspired dishes

Tim Hortons Coffee, donuts, • 1160 Hanwell Rd. 462-9951 muffins, soups & • 1189 Prospect St. 462-9953 sandwiches • 612 King St. 462-9954 • 375 Smythe St. 462-9952 • 1713 Woodstock Rd. 462-9956 • 290 Main St. 462-9955 • 1050 Douglas Ave. 462-9422 • 534 Union St. 462-9958 • 245 Canada St. 462-9429

S

S

N

Timothy's Coffee Regent Mall 506-459-2988

Muffins, cookies, smoothies & coffee

$

FC

S

Vanelli’s Regent Mall 506-457-2880

Pizza, pasta & salad

$

FC

S

$ $

116 115

• •

S N

$$

48

$-$$

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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D-Downtown area N-Northside S-Southsid O-Outside City

Wheelchair Access

Outdoor Patio

Seating Capacity FC= Food Court

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

Meal Price Range **

Type of Cuisine

Licensed

RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANT These symbols indicate: vegetarian local product gluten free seafood

S

Winners Restaurant 375 Smythe St. 506-457-6688

Chinese

50

S

Wolastoq Wharf 527 Union St 506-449-0100

Seafood, chicken, beef, pork

• $$-$$$ 34

N

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

Greek, Canadian

S

$-$$

28


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

225

Casey’s 2511, Route 105 506-357-8592

Home-style cooking and seafood dishes

$

50

O

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

Traditional loyalist dining

$-$$$ 225

O

Parkview Restaurant (Riverside Resort) 35 Mactaquac Rd. 506-363-5111

Soups & salads, steaks & seafood, hamburgers & wraps.

$-$$

95

O

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

$-$$

120

O

O

King’s Head Inn

RESTAURANTS

Blue Canoe Restaurant Big Stop, Exit 297 Hwy 2 506-446-4441

Outdoor Patio

Wheelchair Access

$-$$

Licensed

Seating Capacity FC= Food Court

Type of Cuisine Meal Price Range **

RESTAURANT These symbols indicate: vegetarian local product gluten free seafood

D-Downtown area N-Northside S-Southsid O-Outside City

RESTAURANTS OUTSIDE OF CITY LIMITS

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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.

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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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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

THE NEW BRUNSWICK BED & BREAKFAST ASSOCIATION

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o make it easier for you to choose where to stay while visiting in New Brunswick, we have two programs to monitor accommodations. The Canada Select Accommodations Rating Program and the NB Approved program. 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. www.selectnb.com

ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations

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

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

Bathroom Facilities

Dining Facilities

Business Centre

shower

Restaurant

Conference Room

private (in room)

Bar or Pub on site

no alcohol

shared (centrally located)

Breakfast Included

pets welcome

Laundry Facilities

other operating dates by advance reservation only

washer

Internet

dryer

air conditioning

Beach walking distance (200 m/656 ft. or less) driving distance (20 minutes or less)

telephone in rooms

supervised

Pool on Site

waterfront property (property must overlook or front water)

indoor

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

outdoor

kitchen shelters

unsupervised

kitchenette

Television

supervised

housekeeping units

centrally located

hot tub (indoor)

dumping station for trailers

private

hot tub (outdoor)

propane refill on site

Toilets

sauna

pull-through site available

dry

whirlpool

waterview property

flush wheelchair accessible

Wheelchair Access Other no smoking

Parking

non-smoking rooms available

on street

Fitness Centre

off street

The property will provide effective service to all facilities for people who are independent wheelchair users and people with stamina. The property has suitable access; however, some of the facilities within may not be accessible.

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Hotels/ Motels (See ads p. 97-101) Fredericton

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

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

S

50

87-199

Best Western Plus Fredericton Hotel & Suites★★★1/2 333 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

55

85-150

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

S

100

90-175

Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook ★★★1/2 659 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB E3B 1C3 506-455-3371, 1-866-444-1946 reservations@cpfredericton.com www.cpfredericton.com

D

168

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

S

222

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

N

54

74-137

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

S

199

99-199

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

S

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89-139

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

33

85-115

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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85-140

S

Amenities and Services


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 norfolkmotel@gmail.com www.norfolkmotel.ca

N

20

59-109

Ramada Fredericton ★★★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

36

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

S

30

59-80

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

S

17

59-90

Hotels/ Motels (See ads p. 97-101) Outside City Limits

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

Airport Inn ★★1/2 0 2251 Lincoln Rd., Hwy 102, Fredericton, NB E3B 8N9 506-458-9706, info@airportinnnb.com www.airportinnnb.com

12

65-75

Days Inn Oromocto ★★★1/2 60 Brayson Blvd., Oromocto, NB E2V 4T9 506-357-5657, 1-866-529-0675 hotel@daysinnoromocto.com www.daysinnoromocto.com

O

81

98-145

Riverside Resort & Conference Centre ★★★1/2 35 Mataquac Road, French Village, NB E3E 1L2 506-363-5111, 1-800-561-5111 reservations@riversidefredericton.com www.riversidefredericton.com

O

76

99-199

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

O

40

80-140

Amenities and Services

ACCOMMODATIONS

Hotels/ Motels (See ads p. 97-101) Fredericton

Amenities and Services

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Bed & Breakfast/Inns (See ad p. 102) Fredericton

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

D

5

75-95

Brennan’s B&B ★★★★1/2 146 Waterloo Row, Fredericton, NB E3B IZI 506-455-7346, 1-800-655-7346 brenbnb@nbnet.nb.ca www.bbcanada.com/3892.html

D

5

100145

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

10

99-125

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.thecolonelsin.com

3

89-139

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

3

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

D

3

85-99

Quartermain House B&B ★★★★ 92 Waterloo Row, Fredericton, NB E3B 1Y9 506-206-5255, 1-855-758-5255 welcome@quartermainhouse.com www.quartermainhouse.com

D

3

90-125

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

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119139

Bed & Breakfast/Inns Outside City Limits

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

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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Lodges / Cabins Outside City Limits

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

Riverside Resort & Conference Centre ★★★1/2 35 Mataquac Road, French Village, NB E3E 1L2 506-363-5111, 1-800-561-5111 reservations@riversidefredericton.com www.riversidefredericton.com

O

3

6

Amenities and Services

Amenities and Services

119139

$ Room Range

200300

Amenities and Services


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

S

149

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

O

34

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

O

303

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

O

397

Amenities and Services

Camping Outside City Limits

ACCOMMODATIONS

Camping Fredericton

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. Fredericton International Hostel & Residence 621 Churchill Row 506-450-4417; hifrederictonnb@gmail.com; www.hihostels.ca/newbrunswick/166/HI-Fredericton.hostel. Features 65 Rooms, from $35 and up. Check in: 11am – 12pm and 6pm – 10pm Proud member of Hostelling International Canada and Backpackers Inn. Centrally located in the downtown area in a historic convent and recommended by Lonely Planet. Amenities include: free parking, laundry room, vending facilities, fully equipped kitchen, TV and study lounges, hi speed Internet. Special discounts and coupons for downtown pubs, clubs and restaurants. Lakeway Houseboat Vacations Mactaquac, NB 1-888-452-5392; larry@lakewayhouseboats.com; www.lakewayhouseboats.com Explore the natural beauty of the St. John River water ways. Four boats available for rent on a weekly, 3 day weekend or 4 day midweek basis. Hourly cruises are offered upon boat availability. Sleeping capacities range from 6, 10 and 14 persons. St. Thomas University 368 Forest Hill Road 506-460-0328; reservations@stu.ca; www.stu.ca/stu/sites/conference/reservations.html Seasonal residence room accommodations; May to Mid-August. University of New Brunswick 20 Bailey Drive 506-453-4800; stay@unb.ca; www.stay.unb.ca Residence accommodation and suite style summer hotel on the UNB Campus. May through Mid August.

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A ABORIGINAL DAY CELEBRATIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 ACADIAN DAY CELEBRATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 ACCOMMODATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 AERIAL TOURS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 AITKENS PEWTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 ANTIQUES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 ARTISAN STUDIOS & GALLERIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 B BARRACKS SQUARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 BEACHES/LAKES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 BEAVERBROOK ART GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28, 75 BED AND BREAKFASTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 BIKE RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 BILL THORPE WALKING BRIDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 BINGO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 BIRCH CRESCENT GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 BOAT CRUISE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 64 BOAT LAUNCHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 BOSS GIBSON'S MARYSVILLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 BOTINICALS GIFT SHOP AND STUDIO. . . . . . . . . . . . 75 BOWLING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 BROOKSIDE MALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 BRUNSWICK STREET BAPTIST CHURCH . . . . . . . . . . 32 C CAMPGROUND. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 CANADA DAY FESTIVITIES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 CANOE AND KAYAK RENTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 64, 65 CAPITAL WINTER CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 CARLETON PARK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 CAR RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 CARMAN CREEK GOLF COURSE & PRACTICE FACILITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62, 66 CENOTAPH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 CENTRE COMMUNAUTAIRE SAINTE–ANNE . . . . 37, 50 CHANGING OF THE GUARD CEREMONY. . . . . . 49, 72 CHARLOTTE STREET ARTS CENTRE GALLERY . . . 50, 75 CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 CHRISTMAS ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW. . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 CHRISTMAS AT THE MARKET CRAFT SHOW . . . . . . 54 CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 CITY DRIVING TOURS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 CITY HALL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 21 CITY HALL GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21, 75 CORBETT CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 CRABBE MOUNTAIN SKI HILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 CROCKET HOUSE, GALLERY 78 AND COACH HOUSE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 CULTURE CRAWL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 CURLING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 D DAY IN A SOLDIER’S LIFE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 DEEP BLUES EXPERIENCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 DOORS OPEN FREDERICTON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 DUCKS UNLIMITED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 DUNN FOUNTAIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 E EDVENTURES LEARNING VACATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 EMERGENCY SERVICES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 ENTERTAINMENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 F FALL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 FARM MARKETS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 FEAST IN THE FIELD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 FEELS GOOD FOLLY FEST. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 FESTIVAL FRANCOPHONE DE FREDERICTON. . . . . . . 51

FESTIVALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51, 68 FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 FISH & HUNT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 FREDERICTON BOTANIC GARDEN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 FREDERICTON BOYCE FARMERS MARKET . . . . . 31, 58 FREDERICTON CONVENTION CENTRE. . . . . . . . . . . . 27 FREDERICTON CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 FREDERICTON CURLING CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 FREDERICTON EXHIBITION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 FREDERICTON FROSTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51, 70 FREDERICTON GOLF CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 FREDERICTON MARATHON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 FREDERICTON PHOTO CONTEST. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 FREDERICTON REGION MUSEUM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 FREDERICTON YACHT CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 FREDERICTON’S HISTORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 FREDKID FAIR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 FREDROCK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 FREE ENTERTAINMENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 G GAGE GOLF & CURLING CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 GALLERY 78 / CROCKET HOUSE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 GALLERY 78 FINE ART. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 GALLERY AT THE NB COLLEGE OF CRAFT AND DESIGN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 76 GALLERY CONNEXION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 GARRISON FESTIVAL AND EVENT CENTRE . . . . . . . . 25 GENERAL INFORMATION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 GEOCACHING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 GILRIDGE GOLF CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 GOLF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 GOVERNMENT HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 GOVERNMENT HOUSE GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 GREAT CANADIAN BEAVER POND VOYAGE. . . . . . . 18 GREEN, THE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 GUARD HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 GUARD HOUSE THEATRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 GUIDED BOAT CRUISE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 64 GUIDED HERITAGE WALKING TOURS . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 H HARNESS RACING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 HARTT ISLAND RV RESORT & BUCKET CLUB ACTIVITY PARK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 40, 64, 65, 107 HARVEST JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 HARVEY’S BIG POTATO. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 HAUNTED HIKES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 HISTORIC GARRISON DISTRICT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 HISTORY OF THE CITY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 HORSEBACK RIDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 HOSTEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 HOTELS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 HOUSEBOAT RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64, 107 HOW TO GET HERE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 HOYT’S FARM STAND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 HYLA PARK NATURE PRESERVE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 I INDGRID MUELLER ART + CONCEPTS. . . . . . . . . . . . 75 INDOOR RINKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 J JUSTICE BUILDING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 K KEY CYCLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 KILLARNEY CUP POND HOCKEY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 KILLARNEY LAKE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39, 65 KINGS LANDING HISTORICAL SETTLEMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42, 50, 55


RECREATIONAL VEHICLE SERVICES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 REGENT MALL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 REGENT STREET WHARF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 RESTAURANTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 RIVERBEND GOLF & FISHING CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 RIVER JAM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 RIVER VALLEY FINE CRAFTS AND BARRACKS CRAFT SHOPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23, 75 S SANTA CLAUS PARADE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 SAVAGE’S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 SCHOOL DAYS MUSEUM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 SCIENCE EAST CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 SEAFOOD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 SELF GUIDED WALKING TOUR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 SHIVERING SONGS MUSIC FESTIVAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 SHOPPING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 SHOPPING CENTRES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 SILVER WAVE FILM FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 SKATEBOARD PARKS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 SKATING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 SKIING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 SLEIGH RIDES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 SLIDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 SMALL CRAFT AQUATIC CENTRE . . . . . . . . . 18, 33, 64 SMART CENTRES FREDERICTON NORTH. . . . . . . . . . 81 SNOWBOARDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 SNOWMOBILING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 SOLDIERS' BARRACKS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 SPAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 SPEEDWAY 660. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 ST. ANNE’S CHAPEL OF EASE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 ST. DUNSTAN'S CHURCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 ST. JOHN RIVER HERITAGE CORRIDOR . . . . . . . . . . . 43 ST. MARY’S POW WOW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37, 107 STANLEY COMMUNITY FAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 SUE LAWRENCE HAIR, SPA & GALLERY . . . . . . . 75, 81 SUGAR BUSH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 SWIMMING POOLS/ WATER PARKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 T TAYMOUTH TUBING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 TAY CREEK FOLK FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 TENNIS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 TRAILS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 TRANS CANADA TRAIL PAVILION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 TREEGO. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 TUBING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 U UNB ART CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 UNDER THE STARS CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES . . . . . . . 49 UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK . . . . . . . . . . 37, 107 UNIVERSITY SPORTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 UPTOWN CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 V VINTAGE IN THE VILLAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 W WADING POOLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 WALKING TOUR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 WATER SLIDES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 WATERLOO ROW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 WHISKEY FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 WILMOT PARK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 WILMOT UNITED CHURCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 WINTERFESTHIVER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 WINTERTIME FUN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 WINERY (MOTT’S LANDING). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45, 79 WOLASTOQ TOUR BOAT & CHARTER . . . . . . . . 18, 64

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KINGS PLACE MALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 KINGSWOOD ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE. . . . . . . . . . 35 KINGSWOOD GOLF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 L LAKEWAY HOUSEBOAT RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . 64, 107 LAZER TAG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 LAUNDROMATS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 LIGHTHOUSE, (THE). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 LIQUOR STORES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 LORD BEAVERBROOK STATUE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 LOYALIST CEMETERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 M MACTAQUAC BIODIVERSITY FACILITY . . . . . . . . . . . 40 MACTAQUAC GENERATING STATION. . . . . . . . . . . . 41 MACTAQUAC PROVINCIAL PARK GOLF COURSE . . . 62 MACTAQUAC PROVINCIAL PARK . . . . . . . . . . . . 41, 65 MAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 MARITIME COUNTRYFEST. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 MARITIME WRITERS WORKSHOP & LITERARY FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 MARYSVILLE DAYS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 MAYOR’S WELCOME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 MICHAEL KHOURY GALLERY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 MILITIA ARMS STORE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 MINI-GOLF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 MOTT’S LANDING VINEYARD & WINERY . . . . . . 45, 79 MOXON’S COUNTRY PUMPKIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 MUSIC AT THE CATHEDRAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30, 50 MUSIC ON THE HILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 N NASHWAAK TUBING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 65 NASHWAKKSIS STREAM NATURE PARK . . . . . . . . . . 38 NB COLLEGE OF CRAFT AND DESIGN & GALLERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 76 NB FINE CRAFTS FESTIVAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 NB GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 NB HIGHLAND GAMES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 NB OPEN FARM DAY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 NB SPIRITS FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 NB SPORTS HALL OF FAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 NB SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 NIGHTLIFE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 NORTHSIDE MARKET, (THE). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 NOTABLE ACTS SUMMER THEATRE FESTIVAL. . . . . . 52 O ODELL PARK & ARBORETUM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 OFFICERS' SQUARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 OLD PUBLIC BURIAL GROUND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 OUTDOOR RINKS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 OUTDOOR SUMMER THEATRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 P PAINTBALL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 PARKING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 PHOTO CONTEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 PICAROON'S BREWTIQUE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 PIZZA BOYS RACING CAR SHOW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 PLAYHOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27, 50 PONTOON BOAT RIDE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18, 64 POPULATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 POTTERY PAINTING STUDIO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 PRIVATE CAR SERVICE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 PROVINCIAL ARCHIVES OF NEW BRUNSWICK . . . . . 38 PUBLIC LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Q QUEEN’S COUNTY FAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 R RADICAL EDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 REAL FOOD CONNECTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

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2013 Fredericton Visitor Guide  

Visitor Guide, Fredericton New Brunswick Canada