Fredericton Things to Do
Lush, green and full of beautiful buildings, Fredericton is the perfect place for travelers eager for scenic beauty and historic discoveries. You’ll find plenty of things to do in Fredericton Canada during your stay, but here are a few ideas from other visitors just to start you off.
Fredericton Region Museum
The Fredericton Region Museum is Fredericton’s local history museum and one of Fredericton’s best kept secrets. Nestled in Officers’ Square, the museum has two floors stuffed with artifacts. The exhibits are interesting, and the people are super friendly. Even if you live in the city, it is worth checking out.
Tip: It’s cheap! Students will only spend $2 to get in.
The downtown area of Fredericton is worth a stop to see. There are some really picturesque historic buildings and interesting local shops and restaurants to visit. According to one traveler, this area is almost exclusively local businesses- undisturbed by the major chain stores you’ll find on the other side of town, near the highway.
Tip: Parking is a little hard to come by during the week, and you’ll probably have to pay to park in one of the parking lots. It is easier on the weekends when some parking lots are free, although there are generally less spots available. If you visit on a Saturday and you should have no trouble finding a spot.
Dragon Boat Festival
If you’re in town the second Sunday in September, head down to the waterfront, in front of the Aquatic Center just west of Smythe St. Teams will be competing in the McInnes Cooper Dragon Boat Festival races.
Tip: Have kids with you? There are also activities for the kiddies, and musical entertainment by a live bands.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about Things to Do in Fredericton, Canada