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Address: 585 Queen Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1C3, Canada
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One of Fredericton’s most beautiful and historic areas, Officers’ Square...

One of Fredericton’s most beautiful and historic areas, Officers’ Square was named one of the Top 10 Public Spaces in Canada! It was a centre of military activity when Fredericton was garrisoned by the British and Canadian Armies. During July and August, it is the site for outdoor summer concerts, the Changing of the Guard ceremony, daily outdoor theatre, and a variety of festivals and events throughout the year.

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Center of Fredericton

Right in central down town Fredericton. Historical site. Many activities are put on in this area, all year round. Winter's there's skating. Warmer weather, anything from... read more

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Fredericton, Canada
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6 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Right in central down town Fredericton. Historical site. Many activities are put on in this area, all year round. Winter's there's skating. Warmer weather, anything from bands, to arts and crafts fair. And special times of festivities, beer gardens. Also, many restaurants, stores and taverns / bars in walking distance.

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Fredericton, NB
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Officer's Square is going to be at the crossroads of your downtown exploration of New Brunswick's beautiful capital city. In the summer there are daily outdoor performances by The Calathumpians, the Changing of the Guard, and an opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy a picnic in the picturesque historical heart of the downtown plat. Here you'll find an interesting... More 

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FrederictonTourism, Manager at Officers' Square, responded to this review

thank you for your very succinct review of our Officers' Square! It is indeed the hub of our downtown, and this summer there will be even more activity. Check out our website and Calendar of Events to see how busy we will be! More 

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Here is a wonderful spot to visit at all season., summer it's concerts, and a great park for just relaxing situated on the Saint John river bank.. watching the boats go by. And in Winter the city has made a great outdoors rink, has a building to go into to get warm etc. All located in the heart of the... More 

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FrederictonTourism, Manager at Officers' Square, responded to this review

Dear "Mrs" thank you for your kind comments. We do have a diverse year filled with many different activities for all age groups. Although the skating season is over, we are getting ready for a busy summer! PLease visit us again soon! More 

Fredericton, Canada
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great Place for outdoor concerts in the summer. Very nice place to skate in the winter. If you are in the Fredericton area, check to see what events may be going on at this place.

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Leduc
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for some exercise and to have some fun with your best friend. Great place to meet others if that is what you want.

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Fredericton, Canada
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

A multi-purpose, multi-season gem in the heart of Downtown Fredericton, this is a place to check out whenever you're in the downtown area, just to see what's going on today. A focal point for many events and activities, it seems there is almost always something going on -- whether it's the Changing of the Guard during summer months, to one... More 

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FrederictonTourism, Manager at Officers' Square, responded to this review

That's a great synopsis of all things that happen in our Square (Officers' Square). For a full list of events, visit the Fredericton Tourism website. More 

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful opportunity to see and experience in Fredericton. Go there when the guards parade is on to experience the event. If you are on a short visit to Frederiction than this is a must.

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New Brunswick, Canada
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Always something going on no matter the season. Ice skating, music and other venues. It is free and is in the center of the city. Nice view of the Saint John River.

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Charlottetown, Canada
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

My wife and I decided to plan a weekend getaway for New Years in Fredericton. Officers Square was absolutley beautiful, the city did an amazing job, live music, warming huts, cider, beer tent, large fire, and two sets of fireworks, one for the kids and one for the adults. Our weekend was absolutley perfect! Thank you Fredericton!!!

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Fredericton, Canada
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

I've been to many events at "Officer's Square", and have always had a good time. As for visiting when nothing is going on, I'm not sure I see the value. Perhaps there is more to it in summer time, but right now there is nothing to see. More signs or placards on the history of the square would be helpful.

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