Welcome to New Brunswick's riverside capital
Relax with locals over a craft beer on a lively patio; dive into rich history on display throughout the city; catch a show at the theatre; explore gorgeous parks by land or water. In Fredericton, the urban comes with a delightful side of nature.
Built along both sides of the meandering Saint John River, Fredericton has a special connection to the water. ‘The Green’ is a long park hugging the banks of the river, and locals value it for the breath of fresh air it provides in the heart of the city. Kayaking, rowing, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding are common pastimes. Plus, beaches, golf courses, gardens and trails combine to make Fredericton a very active, outdoor city.
History lives loud here. Museums, heritage sites, large old Victorian homes, the historic Garrison District, and the legislative assembly create a connection to bygone days that flavours any explorer’s experience. Enjoy it as you discover new restaurants, city markets, and of course, a few of the city’s microbreweries—the highest concentration of craft breweries and tasting experiences in the Maritimes.
Culture is vibrant here, with galleries, festivals and artists’ studios elevating your experience even more. Our province’s capital city might just become your main event.