Events and Activities

Fredericton is known for its clean, green and engaging lifestyle. The city has no shortage of opportunities to get outside, in the community and exercising while having fun.

Recreational Activities & Facilities

The capital region is no stranger to public green space and fostering an active lifestyle. Fredericton features a number of recreational facilities that support a wide range of activities including public sports fields and courts, parks, playgrounds, beaches, pools, trails systems and more. There is truly something for everyone and for every family.


Odell Park, Canada’s Best Old Growth Forest

Odell Park is a 175-hectare (432-acre), year-round park within the heart of Fredericton. There are 16 km of trails winding their way through a varied forest. Some of the trees in the park are more than 400 years old. In the winter, visitors can skate on the outdoor rink, slide down the hills and cross-country ski on groomed trails. This is the perfect place for a picnic! You will find a waterfowl pond, children’s playground, disc golf and a lodge that was opened by the Queen Mother in 1967.

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Raise a glass to local flavours

With the highest concentration of breweries, meaderies and cideries in Atlantic Canada, this provincial capital is a craft alcohol lover’s dream.  Find your new favourite at one of the many tasting rooms around the city.

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Festivals in Fredericton

Car shows, world-class musical artists, marathons and more. Fredericton’s festival scene attracts tens of thousands to the region every year. With highlights like Harvest Jazz and Blues, The New Brunswick Highland Games, and the Silver Wave Film Festival, the city’s festivales breathe energy into the streets and provide entertainment for people from all walks of life.

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Fredericton Events Calendar

With so many events taking place throughout the year, it can be hard to keep track of everything. Luckily, the City of Fredericton has created this community events calendar which features some of the exciting things going on in and around the city.

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