Farmer’s Market and Cultural Markets
- Fredericton boasts a variety of markets each weekend, which feature delicious food, artisanal treasures, and lots of friendly faces. Frederictonians often find themselves at the Boyce Farmer’s Market on George Street on Saturday mornings (6am-1pm). You can also check out the Cultural Market, the Northside Market, and local food stands/trucks that around.
Odell Park and Officer’s Square Park
- These vastly different green spaces (Odell is quite secluded and quiet, whereas Officer’s Square is in the middle of our bustling downtown, overlooking the Saint John River) are great places to sit and enjoy Fredericton’s natural beauty.
The Walking Bridge
- Walk across the river on Fredericton’s old train bridge, which is now an active walking/biking bridge linked to the 80+ km of paved city trails. This is a great place to watch the sunset and enjoy a scenic view of STU.
Unplugged Board Game Cafe & Escape Rooms
- Located on Queen Street, this is a popular student destination during the academic year. Enjoy hundreds of board games or try out an escape room, while having delicious snacks and drinks.
The Beaverbrook Art Gallery
- Being the provincial art gallery of New Brunswick, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery features contemporary and historical exhibitions focusing on the visual culture of New Brunswick, the Atlantic region, and beyond.
Owl’s Nest Bookstore
- This downtown bookstore is the place for you if you are someone who enjoys getting lost in piles and piles of books.
- Visit other points of interest: tourismfredericton.ca/en/experience
Fundy National Park (1.5 hour drive)
- New Brunswick is home to the world’s highest tides! Explore the red caves of St. Martin’s, walk the ocean floor at the famous Hopewell Rocks , or drive the Fundy Trail: pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/nb/fundy/index.aspx
Kings Landing Historical Settlement (20 min drive)
- This open air museum offers over 40 exhibits, horseback riding, hands-on workshops, dining, shopping, as well as a 19th century village full of costumed characters, farm animals and their incredible stories. Learn more here: kingslanding.nb.ca
- We are home to several beautiful waterfalls, which you can access through short drives: waterfallsnewbrunswick.ca/
Restaurants and Cafes
- Chess Piece Pâtisserie is Fredericton’s only true Parisian style café, offering incredible desserts, macarons, savoury pastries, soups, sandwiches and more. It is located downtown on 361 Queen Street.
- This is a favorite spot among students, which has delicious and unfussy pub-fare. You can try it downtown at 66 Regent Street.
- Isaac’s Way is located in a historic building overlooking the river, and has its walls adorned with artwork produced by local artists. This artsy spot offers a wide variety of local, farm-to-table food, and is located downtown at 649 Queen Street.
- This vegetarian and vegan friendly café has a delicious assortment of bowls, paninis, and salads, as well as homemade baked goods. It can be accessed on 546 Queen Street.
King Street Alehouse
- The Alehouse is unique in Fredericton, as it offers thing slow-cooked and with a barbecue flair. It’s right downtown on 546 King Street.
Check out all of the fabulous dining options Fredericton has to offer here: http://www.tourismfredericton.ca/en/dining