Fredericton

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Fredericton is the capital of the of New Brunswick. The city is located in the west-central portion of the province along the Saint John River, which is the dominant natural feature of the area. Fredericton had a population of 56,224 in the 2011 census. It is the third-largest city in the province after Saint John and Moncton.

 

Fredericton has two universities, and is an important cultural, artistic, and educational centre for the province. There are galleries and museums such as the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the Fredericton Region Museum, and The Playhouse, a performing arts venue.

 

Every year the city hosts a Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival. This attracts regional and international jazz, blues, rock, and world artists.

 

The Historic Garrison District has daily summer re-enactments of Changing of the Guard and other various activities for young and old. Tour the old barracks and visit some local artisan’s shops while there.

 

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