Everything Canada Day in Fredericton 2017
Canada is turning 150 this upcoming July 1st. It is a very special birthday all recognized across this vast country. Fredericton has a lot of events planned to help Frederictonians celebrate the event. Fred-E-Scene has compiled everything Canada Day for Freddy Beach. Whether you want to watch a cool band or just chill at home with friends and family…let us be your guide this special Canada Day.
Make sure to watch out for our special coverage of Fredericton Canada 150 celebrations…eh!!!
Why do Canadians say ‘eh’? – CBC
CBC explains the linguistics behind Canadians use of “eh’.
Oh Canada…You Are So Weird. 150 Interesting Facts About Canada
The Poutine, Wrong Names, the Wonderbra, Alien landing pads, pot-smoking Prime Ministers…Canada has a weird edge. Fred-E-Scene has compiled the most interesting and bizarre facts about Canada to help us celebrate our 150th birthday. How many facts have you heard before?
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DIY Built in Cooler Pong Table for CANADA’S 150th Birthday
Fredericton Road Closures
There will be no transit service on Canada Day, July 1, 2017.
NB Liquor store hours for Canada Day
NB Liquor advises customers that its corporate stores will be open for Canada Day, July 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stores will be open on Sunday, July 2, and Monday, July 3, for regular store hours.
NB Liquor’s agency outlets may open all days. Hours may vary by location.
Customers are invited to visit the store locator webpage for the complete list of store locations and services offered by NB Liquor.
Canada’s Forgotten Father at the Playhouse
686 Queen Street, Fredericton
Friday at 7 PM – 10 PM
Peter Mitchell, a lawyer, businessman, and politician from Newcastle, was numbered among those founders of our dominion, the Fathers of Confederation, and involved in the early governance of our country. Sadly, today his contributions are largely forgotten, overshadowed by those of others, and clouded by Mitchell’s own stormy temperament and the resentful attitude he exhibited at the close of his life. Now, in celebration of Canada’s 150 birthday, Peter Mitchell is emerging from the shadows.
Led by the Friends of Beaubears Island, this production is being supported by the Provincial Government, City of Miramichi, Regional Museum Network, and the Highland Society of New Brunswick at Miramichi.
Canada Day Eve After Party
Friday, June 30th at 10:30 PM
The Capital Complex – 362 Queen Street, Fredericton
$8 at the door
100: Welcome to the Underground
Hosted by Klub Khrome
375 King Streeet, Fredericton
Jun 30 at 10 PM to Jul 1 at 2 AM
The perfect Canada Day eve party with DJ CTRL and a NEW SOUND for the Klub Khrome Complex
Pre-Canada Day 150 – IPN with DJ bones
Hosted by Boom Nightclub
474 Queen Street, Fredericton
Jun 30 at 10:30 PM to Jul 1 at 2 AM
Canada Day 150 is right around the corner and what better than having DJ bone (Marc Bones LeBlanc) back in the house for a nostalgic fun night dancing under the lights, with his epic genre of Indie Pop and Rock! Lights, Camera, DANCIN’
Only $5 Cover // $4 Moosehead Products including Twisted Tea and all Radler’s, $7 Triples and 4 for the price of 3 Shots ALL NIGHT EVERY NIGHT!
Canada 150 at the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market
July 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Fredericton Boyce Farmers’ Market is celebrating Canada 150 on July 1 with lots of FREE events from 9am – 12pm.
Check out the courtyard and canopy area for the fish pond, bean bag toss, ring toss, cake, cupcakes, coffee, and you can even buy a ticket on a basket of vendor products!
Start your Canada Day off with us at the Market on July 1!
Canada Day Celebration at Freddy Beach Market
Sat, 1 July 2017 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Freddy Beach Market – 311 Saint Mary’s St,
Hosted by Buttercream Dreams Fredericton. Happy 150th Canada!! Come celebrate with us before you head downtown at the NEW Freddy Beach Market!!! We will have lots of great food, glitter tattoos, glow stick bracelets and pony rides!!
Canada Day Breakfast (Hanwell)
Hosted by St. James Presbyterian Church
1991 Rte. 640, Hanwell
Saturday at 8 AM – 10 AM
There are so many ways to celebrate Canada 150. Look at what’s on the go here in Hanwell:
http://www.hanwell.nb.ca/ images/PDFs/ HANWELL_CANADA_DAY_FLYER_fr ont.pdf
Between Hanwell and Fredericton, there is a full day of activities, so why not start off the day with a hearty Canada Day breakfast at St. James Presbyterian Church?!
St. James is pleased to partner with our MLA Brian Macdonald to offer you a fun feast! We all look forard to seeing and serving you!
Our breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage and other goodies. Gluten-free menu is also available. We’ll even have some fixings for Canada Day pancakes (with strawberries and whipped cream).
During the breakfast, we’ll also take time to to tell you about our new community memorial and mediation garden.
Price: freewill donation
Profits from the breakfast further support youth and senior-focused activities supported by St. James.
Canada Day Weekend Downtown
Join us in downtown Fredericton on June 30 & July 1st to ring in the nation’s 150th birthday with two FREE days of music!
Friday, June 30th
Officers’ Square (7pm – midnight)
7pm Jaclyn Reinhart with Mrs. Hippie
8pm Andrew Hunter & The Gatherers
9pm Ross Neilsen’s F’n Large Band
10pm MALA, multimedia presentation (Legislative Assembly Building)
10:30pm I Mother Earth with Edwin
Saturday, July 1st
Officers’ Square (12pm – 12:30am)
12pm Scotty and the Stars
1pm Multicultural Association of Fredericton
2pm Opening Ceremonies
2:30pm The Calithumpians Theatre Company
3:30pm CIBC Canadian Oath Reaffirmation
4pm Canada Day Parade
5pm Ceremony, drums & dancing – St. Mary’s First Nation
5:45pm Les Hay Babies
7pm Measha Brueggergosman
8:15pm Keith Hallet
9:15pm Tristan Horncastle
10:10pm MALA, multimedia presentation (Legislative Assembly Building)
11pm The Glorious Sons
Ongoing activities include: a beer garden, artists, bouncy castles, food trucks and more!
Saturday, July 1st
Barracks Square (12pm – 5pm)
12pm Danny Party, Acadian party band
4pm Maritime Kitchen Party with Frantically Atlantic
Ongoing activities include:
-TeePee Teachings with elder story-tellers and traditional Maliseet Craft
-Ethno-cultural performances with the Multicultural Association of Fredericton
-Local craft vendors
-Canada 150 Canoe public art project… and more!
Canada Day BBQ at the Lighthouse
Sat, 1 July 2017 – 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Lighthouse on the Green – 615 Queen Street
Join the Crowne Plaza on Canada Day for the best view of the Canada Day fireworks and enjoy a traditional BBQ.
Bar will be open serving a variety of drinks. 8 VIP ticket available that include viewing from the top platform
Smoke’s Poutinerie Fredericton
Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this Saturday with the ULTIMATE #CANADIAN MEAL – Smoke’s very own #OHHHHCANADA! Poutine, Fries, Curd & Gravy topped with Double-Smoked Bacon…Peameal Bacon…French Toast Sticks and Canadian Maple Syrup!
Look for our plaid food trucks this Canada Day and find out what a Canadian celebration REALLY tastes like!
Canada Day – Fête Du Canada
Saturday at 10 AM – 5 PM
Hosted by the NB Sports Hall of Fame
Special Rate – $2 Admission
It’s Anniversary Time
Hosted by Graystone Brewing
221 King Street, Fredericton
Jul 1 at 10 AM to Jul 2 at 12 AM
Canada 150 is also our 1 year birthday and it’s been a lot of fun.
What do we have in store on Saturday?
1. Taphouse and Monks & Jonesie open at 10am
2. Monks & Jonesie serving Ribs, Oysters & Caviar
3. We officially open our new patio section…. FINALLY!
Canada Day Edition of the Cummins 150 at Speedway 660
The Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour returns to New Brunswick this Saturday making its only visit of the season at Speedway 660 for a special Canada Day edition of the Cummins 150. Speedway 660 is a 1/3 mile high banked oval located just outside of Fredericton in Geary, NB. Saturday’s Cummins 150 marks round five of 12 for the popular Maritime based touring series. Qualifying for the Cummins 150 gets underway with Atlantic Tiltload Heat Races slated for 6:30 PM.
Cummins provides sales, parts and service support across an integrated network of branches throughout North America including three maritime locations; Dartmouth, NS, Fredericton, NB and Montrose, PEI. Depend on Cummins to get you the help you need whenever you need it – day or night.
There is a new championship point leader heading into Speedway 660, Dylan Blenkhorn (Truro, NS) has taken a slim eight point lead over season long point leader and two-time Series champ Shawn Turple (Enfield, NS). Dylan Gosbee (Cornwall, PE) has had a strong string of races which is paying off in points as Gosbee sits third in the standings. Current Series champion Cole Butcher (Porter’s Lake, NS) enters the Canada Day event in fourth, still well within the hunt. Greg Proude (Springvale, PE) has also been consistent on the track this season landing him in the fifth position for the coveted Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour title.
Greg Fahey (St. Stephen, NB) leads the New Brunswick contingent on Saturday for the Cummins 150. Fahey is a four-time Pro Stock champion at Speedway 660 and won the track title in 2016. Sarah McKay (Quispamsis, NB) makes her return to the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour, as does Smithtown’s Matt Rodgers. Fresh off his first start in nearly a decade, Mike Rodgers (Moncton, NB) will make his second consecutive start with the Series. Devin Snell (Saint John, NB) will look to turn his luck around in his third start of the 2017 season.
Street Stocks and four-cylinders will also be on track Saturday prior to the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour main event.
Tickets for the Cummins 150 will be available at the gate on race day. Admission is $25.00 for Adults (16yrs and up), Youth are $15.00 (13-15 yrs.) and Children under 12 are free. Pit admission is $30.00.
Complete event information can be found at www.maritimeprostocktour.com
The Craft & Design Shop GRAND Opening!
Saturday at 12 PM – 5 PM
Hosted by The Craft & Design Shop and New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street, Fredericton
Our Grand Opening is right around the corner! We are located at the George Fry Gallery in the NB College of Craft and Design, 457 Queen Street. Banners will be waving, so you won’t be able to miss us. Can’t wait to see you all!
SMEC – St. Mary’s Entertainment Centre
Canada Day Music Bash
Sat, 1 July 2017 at 12 PM to Sun, 2 July 2017 at 12 AM
Barnhouse Pub – 9 Yerxa Lane # 6, Keswick
Come on out to the Barnhouse Pub and enjoy some live music and good food this Canada Day. Music line up is as follows:
12-2 open jam
2-4 Dwayne Craig
4-6 Kim Kloud
6-8 Colt Munn-Myshrall
8-10 Carla Rickard and Terry
10-12 Michel LeBlanc
There is a basket that you can win:
Naked Grape wine red and white, 2 candle holders , 2 yellow flower candles with holder, Mason jar candle, Moose Light bottle opener, $10 Pharmacy gift card , Aparaloka Yoga Studio $50 gift card , Rain drops spa gift card , Piggy bank , Brookside chocolates , Mint chocolates , Alpine t-shirt , 2 mirror frames, 2 wine glasses with Canada Day lanyards, Dark chocolate , French lavender shower set
$2.00 A TICKET. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO SUPPORT OUR LOCAL MUSICIANS FOR CANADA DAY
Canada Day at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Beaverbrook Art Gallery – 703 Queen Street, Fredericton
Free admission and art cart activities all day, come and celebrate Canada Day with the Gallery! Find all the information here.
Free tours offered:
3:00pm- Storytelling with Joan Meade.
Also available that day: Drop-in, self-directed art activities: Postcards of Canada and Sticker Collage Pop-Up!
Canada Day Green Parade
Come celebrate the one of the country’s only “green parades” on Canada Day in Fredericton! The city has encouraged us to community group is encouraged to be as creative as possible. Walk, skip, hop, dance; hybrid vehicles, golf carts, skateboards, roller blades and more are all welcome, as are bicycles of all shapes and sizes! Bring Banners and Flags! Let’s celebrate the strides and ride towards making Fredericton and Canada a more green Smart City for all forms of sustainable and active transportation.
2:30pm arrival of all Bike or Walking participants (St Anne Point drive behind the Legion on Queen St.)
4pm Parade starts
6pm Parade end (anticipated)
The parade will start West of the Westmorland bridge on St Anne Point Drive. It will continue down St Anne Point Drive, right to Queen Street. As per safety by-laws, all those by bicycle are required to wear a helmet as per provincial/municipal regulations.
As Greens, let’s step and spin into sustainable action this Canada day- together! See you there!
Canada Day at The Capital w The Hypochondriacs + Wicked Vices
Sat, 1 July 2017at 10 PM – 2 AM
The Capital Complex – 362 Queen Street, Fredericton
Join us after the Fireworks for a double header in The Capital and Wilser’s!
Sunday Sit & Community Potluck Lunch
Fredericton Shambhala Center
After the big Canada Day celebration Saturday, come to the centre Sunday morning and feel your heart – true, north, strong and free…in the Great Eastern Sun. Extended nyinthun sitting practice 9:00-noon, followed by a community potluck lunch. Bring something to share.
We’ll open and close with chants. Come for all or part of the session.
Canada Day Church Picnic!
Fredericton Christian Reformed Church
Monday, July 3 at 10 AM
Our Annual Canada Day Picnic will be moved to July 3 this year to accomodate the events planned locally for Canada 150!
Please meet as at the dam for 10 am where we will decorate and parade down to Centennial Park! Look forward to games, food and fun!
Speaking of food!!! The YP again will be having a BBQ fundraiser so make your day a little easier by supporting them and grabbing some good food from them!
Food and Drink Ideas
Maybe you plan on entertaining for Canada’s 150th…here are some food and drink ideas to make your celebration memorable:
How To Make Giant Nanaimo Bars out of CAKE for Canada 150
Celebrating Canada 150 with coast-to-coast foodie finds
Canadian Breakfast – How to make Poutine
Canadian BEAVERTAILS – Delicious WHOLE WHEAT fried PASTRY
Canadian Flag Cake for Canada Day
How to make cheesy Canadian bacon rolls
Top Canada Day BBQ Recipes
Perfect summer cocktail for Canada 150 with whisky and maple syrup!
Canadian Punch – How to Make an Awesome Party Drink with Rye Whiskey & Rum
How to Make a True Canadian Caesar Cocktail
PIVOT #3 is finished and it might be our juiciest PIVOT yet! Relying heavily on Mosaic and Equinox hops this time around, PIVOT #3 features really complex fruity characteristics over it’s simple pale malt bill. A little drier and more hoppily aggressive than the first two Pivots, Coming soon to The Picaroons Roundhouse, The Brewtique in Downtown Fredericton & Picaroons Brewhouse, and at Alcool NB Liquor locations around the province…DRINK THIS BEER FRESH
Osprey’Orange is back! At York St and Oromocto ANBL from Bogtrotter…refreshing for a hot Canada Day.
Our Aussie-hopped pale ale! Hopped with Galaxy, Ella, Vic Secret and Topaz. Very tropical, very aromatic, very soft! This was a big batch and therefore these cans will see distribution to all our ANBL accounts. Available starting now in the tasting room.
Canada Day Music
Here are some songs about Canada to get you in the mood to celebrate:
Classified – Oh…Canada
Stomping Tom – Canada Day Up Canada Way
Chris Hadfield – In Canada
B. Rich – OUT FOR A RIP
Gunnarolla & Julia Bentley – Canadian, Please
Americans Try To Sing “O Canada”
Naturally Fit Supplements Canada
Tony Pepperoni Fredericton
Fredericton RV World
The Fox 105.3, Global Pet Foods and Sunspace by Distinctive Sunrooms & Patio Enclosures.
In honour of our great nation’s 150th birthday, we have $500 to give away to one lucky listener just in time for Canada Day weekend! That’s $500 of maple syrup! Poutine! Double-doubles! It’s all up to YOU.
Enter below for your chance to win! We will announce the randomly chosen lucky listener on-air on Friday, June 30. Live glorious and free!
Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope – Fredericton