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Entertainment GUIDE



10th Annual Cultural Expressions Festival June 22 & 23

An Art & Food-Infused Farmers Market in Fredericton’s Downtown Enjoy a variety of entertainment throughout the market and on the new pedway stage. Thursdays 4:30pm-9:00pm June 21 – September 6 Historic Garrison District Carleton Street

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History Comes to Life in the Historic Garrison District The Historic Garrison District is a National Historic Site located in the heart of downtown Fredericton. This riverside site recalls all the drama and glory of Fredericton’s past as a garrison town. Experience the attractions and daily free entertainment including the Changing of the Guard ceremony, tours, concerts, live theatre and outdoor films and home to the NEW GARRISON NIGHT MARKET!

City Hall Visitor Information Centre Located in historic Phoenix Square, our Visitor Counsellors at City Hall are ready to help you plan your Fredericton Region adventure! Guides are available to give you a tour of the colourful tapestries that depict Fredericton’s history or take you on a heritage walking tour of the city’s downtown. Pick up a visitor guide, follow us @FredTourism, or visit us online at City Hall VIC, 397 Queen St., 506-460-2129 DATES OF OPERATION May 19 - June 22


10am – 5pm

June 23 - September 1


10am – 8pm

September 2 - October 8


10am – 5pm

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Historic Garrison District A fabulous FREE Summer!

Daily, July & August, except where noted. The rain venue for BOTH the Calithumpians Theatre in the Park and Fencibles Theatre will be the Fredericton Public Library.

Tour: July & August Cost Location Time: July & August NEW Garrison FREE Carleton Street Thursdays 4:30-9pm, June 21 – Sept 6 Night Market Changing of the Guard FREE Officers’ Square/ Daily 11am & 4pm. Additional ceremonies and posting of the City Hall Tuesday & Thursday at 7pm, July 2 - August 31 Sentries Sentry duty changes on the hour at City Hall, 12 - 3pm daily. Croquet Match FREE Barracks Square Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 3:30pm July 2 - September 3 Theatre in the Park FREE Officers’ Square Monday - Friday 12:15pm; Saturday & Sunday 2pm, July 2 - September 3 Fencibles Theatre FREE Barracks Square Daily, 4:30pm, July 2 - September 3 Guided Heritage FREE City Hall Once daily, 4pm, June 11-30 and Walking Tours September 4 - October 8 from City Hall. Twice daily, 10am: Capital City Circuit and 2:30pm: Confederation Walk. July 1 - September 3. Tours end in Officers’ Square. Outdoor Summer FREE Officers’ Square Tuesday, Thursday, select Saturdays Concerts 7:30pm (Unless otherwise indicated) June 21 - September 6 Under The Stars FREE Officers’ Square Dusk, Saturday & Sunday Film Series

FREE Changing of the Guard – DAILY Fredericton’s vibrant past comes to life in the Historic Garrison District. Period dressed Ceremonial Guards represent the establishment of the Infantry School Corps, Company “A”, and celebrate the birthplace of the Canadian Army through daily re-enactments and drill ceremonies to the sounds of a piper and drummer. FREE Guided Heritage Walking Tours – DAILY Costumed tour guides entertain you with local history and folklore on a free walking tour of Fredericton’s historic sites.


FREE Calithumpians Theatre – DAILY The Calithumpians have been presenting Theatre in the Park, live and lively family entertainment, in Officers’ Square for over 30 years. Shows feature musical comedy, fun educational messages, and unique presentations on a variety of modern and historical themes. More information online at

What can you do today? Check this out… Activity Cost Beaverbrook Art Gallery Admission Christ Church Cathedral FREE City Hall Council Chamber FREE & Tapestry Tours Downtown Art Hop FREE Fredericton Region Admission Museum Garrison Night Market FREE Government House FREE Great Canadian Beaver FREE Pond Voyage Haunted Hikes ($14 Adult/ $9 Child) Mactaquac Generating Station FREE NB Legislature FREE Provincial Archives of NB FREE Science East Science Centre Admission Fredericton Boyce FREE Farmers Market Northside Market FREE Cultural Market FREE

Time: Months Indicated Sunday 12 - 5pm, Monday – Wednesday / Friday & Saturday 10am - 5pm; Thursday 10am - 9pm Sunday 1:30pm - 4pm; Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm; Saturday 10am - 6pm. May 20 - October 9. French Tours: Daily 3pm, English Tours: Daily 3:30pm July 19 & August 23, 5-8pm Daily 10am - 5pm July & August Tuesday – Saturday 1 - 4pm, June & September Carleton Street Thursdays 4:30-9pm, June 21 – Sept 6 By Appointment. 453-2505. June - August, contact Mactaquac Park at 363-4747 for bookings July 3 - September 1, Monday - Saturday 8:45pm. Tours 90 mins. Cash only, English only. Daily 9am - 4:30pm, Mid-May – September 1 Tours available by appointment, May 14 – June 30 Tours Monday – Thursday 9am-4:30pm, Friday 9am – 4pm. July – Sept, Daily with weekend hours 10am – 4:30pm. 453-2505 Thursdays 2 - 4pm, year-round By appointment. 453-2122. 24hr notice required. Daily at 11am & 2pm, July - August Saturdays 6am - 1pm, Year-Round Saturdays 9am - 4pm; Sundays 10am - 4pm, Year-Round Saturdays 9am - 4pm, Year-Round


• INTERACT • CHALLENGE • LEARN 503, Queen St. 5 More information online at


Celebrating more than 65 Years of Tradition

Open Every Saturday 6AM to 1PM, 665 George Street

we’ve got it all! 6 More information online at

Award Winning

Festivals & Events! RibFest June 7 - 10

St. Mary’s Pow Wow June 15 - 17

10th Annual Cultural Expressions June 22 & 23

Bard in the Barracks June 27 - July 8

18th Annual River Jam June 29

Canada Day Weekend – June 30 & July 1

NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre July 24 - August 4

NB Highland Games Festival July 27 - 29

Down East Brew Fest August 4

NB Summer Music Festival August 7 - 18

Fredericton Pride Festival August 12

Acadian Day Celebrations August 15

From Human Hands: Summer Craft Festival August 24 - 26

New Brunswick Provincial Exhibition September 3 - 9

Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival September 11 - 16

Downtown Art Hop July 19 + August 23, 5-8pm

Experience downtown, the heart of the city, as you stroll from gallery to gallery. See some of the best established and emerging artists from across New Brunswick. FREE More information online at


Chess Piece Pâtisserie & CafÊ Quality pastry and coffee shop featuring beautiful desserts, sandwiches, soups and more! 361 Queen St. 506 459-1969 703 Queen St. 506 458-2214 (Beaverbrook Art Gallery)

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“Under the Stars” Film Series - every weekend! Officers’ Square, Saturday & Sunday at Dusk, July 7 - September 2

Join our community for a romantic movie night under the stars in a National Historic Site. Bring your blankets or chairs and watch classic films and modern favourites outdoors on the silver screen! Admission is FREE. Refreshments available for purchase on site. FILMS START AT DUSK Parental discretion advised for all films.

SATURDAY NIGHT MODERN FAVOURITES STARTING WITH NB SHORT FILMS Date Movie/Year Starring July 7 Big (1988) Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins July 14 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd (1988) July 21 The Grand Seduction (2013) Taylor Kitsch, Brendan Gleeson Part of celebrating 150 years of Cricket in Fredericton July 28 Labyrinth (1986) David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly Aug 4 Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy (1982) Aug 11 No movie due to Oyster Fest Aug 18 No movie due to Summer Soulsa Festival Aug 25 No movie due to Fine Craft Festival Sept 1 The Last Waltz (1978) Robbie Robertson, Muddy Waters

Genre Rating Comedy Drama Family PG Adventure Comedy PG Comedy


Adventure Fantasy Adventure Sci Fi


Musical Documentary



Date Movie/Year July 8 Key Largo (1948) July 15 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) July 22 Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (1937) July 29 James Bond: Dr. No (1962) Aug 5 The Big Sleep (1946) Aug 12 La Belle et la bête (1946) (French language film) Aug 19 The Birds (1963) Aug 26 Roman Holiday (1953) Sept 2 True Grit (1969)

Starring Humphrey Bogart Jane Powell, Howard Keel

Genre Rating Action Crime Drama – Comedy Drama Musical G

Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell Family Sean Connery, Ursula Andress Action Adventure Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall Crime Film-Noir Mystery Jean Marais, Josette Day Drama Fantasy Romance Rod Taylor, Tippy Hedren Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn John Wayne, Kim Darby

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Drama Horror Mystery Comedy Romance Adventure Western Drama

G PG – – – – G


Free Outdoor

Concerts! Atlantic Canada’s Concert Capital Officers’ Square, Queen St. Tuesdays: 7:30pm (Wednesday rain date) Thursdays: 7:30pm (Monday rain date) Saturdays: 7:30pm (*No rain date) •No rain date *September Concerts start at 6:30pm

Date Musician June 21 Adyn Townes (7pm) June 26 The Thomists June 28 Downtown Blues Band July 3 Fredericton Concert & Marching Band July 5 Hypochondriacs July 12 • Lads & Lasses July 17 Falling Leaves July 19 Montgomery Street Band July 26 Society of Saint Andrew Pipe Band July 31 Oak, Ash & Thorn August 2 Art of the Possible August 7 Mozart in the Park August 14 Overwound August 16 Society of Saint Andrew Pipe Band August 23 Earthbound August 28 Jaclyn Reinhart August 30 Sleepy Driver September 4 * Fredericton Concert & Marching Band September 6 * • The Tortoise, The Hare & The Millionaire

Style Alternative / Indie Jazz Blues / Jazz Marching Band Alternative / Country Chamber Folk Psychedelic Rock Bluegrass Pipe Band Celtic / Folk Blues / Rock Classical Blues Pipe Band Funky Folk Pop / Rock Alternative Roots Marching Band Blues / Rock

Cet été, on chante! Francophone Artists

Date Musician July 10 Julie Aubé July 24 Danny Boudreau Aug 9 Phil Athanase Aug 21 Daniel Leger

Style Folk / Rock Pop / Folk Pop Country / Folk


Up and Coming Local Artists


Date Musician July 7 • Hillsburn July 21 • Port Cities Aug 4 • Slowcoaster More information online at

Style Indie-Rock Indie-Rock Rock

Main Street/Nashwaaksis Commons Amphitheatre Wednesday’s at 7pm – 8:30pm (Monday rain date)

Date Musician Style June 6 Clifford Kelly Band Country June 13 Matt Linton Southern Gospel June 20 Hazzard Country June 27 Town Cats Country / Pop / Classic July 4 Rick Reissner Band Classic Rock July 11 Night Owl Country July 18 Common Thread Pop, Classic Rock July 25 State of Mind R&B Country Aug 1 Mark Roberts Roots R&B Aug 8 After 30 Years Country Rock Aug 15 Finally Focused Folk / Roots Aug 22 Sheldon Gordon R&B / Blues Tone Kings Aug 29 Cross Cut Rockin/Blues

York Care Centre Outdoor Stage Series

Date Musician June 23 Mike Bravener July 16 Jon Fidler Band Aug 20 Back to Basics (6:30pm – 8pm)

Style 50’s Style / Elvis (2:30pm – 4pm) Old Rock / Originals (6:30pm- 8pm) Old Rock / Gospel / Country

Summer Recitals Freewill Offering

Christ Church Cathedral

(Church and Brunswick Streets) 828 Queen St. Fridays: 12:10 - 12:50 pm

Date Performance July: 20 Organ in Sanity and Madness (David Drinkell) July 27 Kathleen Moller, Celtic Fiddler August 3 Putnam Family Folk Ensemble August 10 University of New Brunswick Summer music Festival August 17 Frantically Atlantic

St. Anne’s Chapel of Ease (corner of Westmorland and George Streets) Wednesdays: 12:10 pm

Date Musician July 4 Dianne Roxborough Brown, piano & Julie Grant, flute July 11 Emily Kennedy, cello & Mark Kleyn, viola July 18 Lintuhtine Music Academy presents a variety of songs sure to delight! Helen McKinnon, director, Lynn Mills, accompanist July 25 Steven Peacock, guitar & Emily Kennedy, cello

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Visual Arts • Textiles • Pottery • Jewellery • Fashion Weekend 1, July 7 & 8 Workshop Dates Basketry for Beginners July 7 Picture Frame Weaving July 8 Raku Pottery: Earth and Fire July 7+9 Soapstone Carving for Beginners July 7 Stackable Textured Rings July 7+8 Traditional Rug Hooking for Beginners July 8 Week 1, July 9 - 13 Workshop Dates Batik It - Summer Edition July 11+12 Clothing Pattern Development July 9-13 for Beginners New Structures in Weaving July 9-13 Spinning Wheel for Beginners July 9-13 Throwing Clay on the Pottery Wheel July 9-13 Watercolours on the Go July 9-13 Weekend 2, July 14 & 15 Workshop Dates Crafting Sacred Copper Bowls July 14 Egg Tempera Painting July 14+15 Felt Story Shawl July 14+15 Intermediate Soapstone Carving July 14+15 Pottery for Beginners July 14 Sew Much Fun: Make a Circle Skirt July 14-17 Silver Sway Earrings July 15 Traditional Rug Hooking: July 14+15 The Next Level

Week 2, July 16 - 20 Workshop Adding 3D to Your Rug Hooking Increasing Pottery Skills Introduction to Weaving Intuitive Quilting Metal Worked Bracelets Plant Based Dyeing and Printing Silk Painting

Dates July 17-19 July 16-20 July 16-20 July 16-20 July 16-20 July 16-20 July 16

Weekend 3, July 21 & 22 Workshop Dates Encaustic Painting July 21+22 Introduction to Jewellery Enamelling July 21+22 Painting and Rug Hooking Collide! July 21 Painting with Wool July 21+22 Urban Sketching: Sketching People July 22 Urban Sketching: July 21 Quick and Easy Techniques

Register Online Now! Awaken your creativity. Refresh your senses. Revitalize yourself. 1-888-850-1333

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Second Nature Outdoors Inc. Experience the river in a kayak, canoe, or on a paddleboard. 460-2260

Rock the Boat River Adventures Offering day and night time fun, extreme or relaxing tubing, water tours, Eco Tours and beach hopping. 292-5217

Wolastoq Riverboat Tours A scenic riverboat cruise on the Saint John River. 471-8680

Leisurely drift down the Nashwaak River on an inflatable tube. John’s Village Toobing (Tubing) 461-7112 Nashwaak Tubing 457-2300 Taymouth Tubing 450-6020

Hartt Island Water Park A heated pool, slippery smooth water slides, and a tot pool with bubblers and a water slide just for little ones. 462-9400

Lakeway Houseboat Vacations A relaxing stay aboard a cottage on the water. 1-888-4LAKEWAY (1-888-452-5392)


Killarney Lake Park, a freshwater lake that boasts a sandy beach, recreational area, playground, and walking trails. A perfect day of swimming, relaxing and enjoying nature. 460-2020

Wilmot Park Splash Pad Bring your towel, your bathing suit and sunscreen and be prepared to get wet! 460-2020

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Trees, water, trails…… relax, rejuvenate with nature as your inspiration.

Connect with Nature

Odell Park - One of Canada’s Best Old Growth Forests

Book your tee time today!

Hyla Park Nature Preserve

Unique Biking Experiences

Explore over 115 kms of trails

in our crafting culture... craft beer, mead, cider & wine! 1 Picaroons Traditional Ales 1A 422 Queen Street 1B 912 Union Street 2 Gahan House Riverside 426 Queen Steet 3 Red Rover Craft Cider 546 Queen Street 4 Graystone Brewing 221 King Street 5 Grimross Brewing Co. 600 Bishop Drive 6 Mama’s Brew Pub 500 Brookside Drive 7 TrailWay Brewing 280 Main Street, Unit 8

8 York County Cider 38 Main Street 9 Maybee Brew Tours, Tastings, Taproom and Retail 559 Wilsey Road, Unit 4 10 Big Axe Brewery 519 Otis Drive Nackawic, NB (30 minutes from Fredericton) 11 AppleManFarms Ltd. 16 Fox Rd., Gagetown (45 Minutes from Fredericton)

12 Motts Landing Vineyard & Winery 3506 Lower Cambridge Rd. (Route 715), Cambridge Narrows, NB (35 minutes from Fredericton) com


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Calithumpians Haunted Hikes Come explore the ghouls and goblins of old Fredericton on a lantern-lit hike through time. 796a Queen St. (Coach House) 506-457-1975

Enjoy a warm welcome while in Fredericton

958 Prospect Street Fredericton, NB 506-462-4444 1-888-280-1122

$99.00 Standard Room

including 2 breakfast specials 35 Mactaquac Road 506-363-5111, 1-800-561-5111

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Summer Entertainment Guide - Fredericton, New Brunswick  

Information on free entertainment, festivals, tours and more in Fredericton New Brunswick Canada!

Summer Entertainment Guide - Fredericton, New Brunswick  

Information on free entertainment, festivals, tours and more in Fredericton New Brunswick Canada!