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Begin your Atlantic adventures in the charming capital of New Brunswick! Warmed by the famed kindness of its inhabitants, Fredericton invites you to immerse yourself in the welcoming culture of the Maritimes. Pop into artist-run galleries and boutiques, wander around the city's bustling markets, and take on countless craft breweries. Learn all about local history before exploring the province's breathtaking landscapes, just outside the city!

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Travelling to Fredericton, New Brunswick? Don't miss a visit to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery for local art and the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market for local flavours. For outdoor fun, wander over to the Fredericton Botanic Garden or stroll through Odell Park. Other things to do in Fredericton? A stop at the historic Officers' Square Provincial Heritage Place! Start planning with our Flight & Hotel packages or Canada tours.

FREDERICTON TRAVEL GUIDE

Fredericton
DESTINATION FACTS

LANGUAGE

Officially English and French

WHAT TO EAT

All the seafood you can muster, especially lobster, all kinds of gourmet discoveries from the stalls and food trucks of the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market and upscale pub grub from local microbreweries like Graystone Brewing.

WHAT TO BRING BACK

Artsy finds from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery Shop, The Craft & Design Shop or the Barracks Fine Craft Shops, craft beers from The Cap or Niche Brewing and any Maritime-themed apparel.

FUN FACT

There area now occupied by the city of Fredericton was initially land used for agriculture by the Mi'kmaq and Maliseet people, who mainly cultivated corn. The first European settlers to build here were the French in the 17th century. In fact, Fredericton was the location of Fort Nashwaak, which served as the French colony of Acadia’s capital.

IMPORTANT INFO

For more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page.