Fredericton Tourism, Canada

Visit Fredericton - Best of Fredericton

Fredericton (/ˈfrɛdrɪktən/) is the capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The city is situated in the west-central portion of the province along the Saint John River, which flows west to east as it bisects the city; it is the dominant natural feature of the area. One of the main urban centres in New Brunswick, the city had a population of 56,224 in the 2011 census. It is the third-largest city in the province after Saint John and Moncton. An important cultural, artistic, and educational centre for the province, Fredericton is home to two universities, the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, and cultural institutions such as the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the Fredericton Region Museum, and The Playhouse, a performing arts venue. The city hosts the annual Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival, attracting regional and international jazz, blues, rock, and world artists. Fredericton is also an important and vibrant center point for the region's top visual artists; many of New Brunswick's notable artists live and work there today. Fredericton has also been home to some great historical Canadian painters as well, including Goodridge Roberts, and Molly and Bruno Bobak. As a provincial capital, its economy is tied to the public sector; however, the city also contains a growing IT and commercial sector. The city has the highest percentage of residents with a post-secondary education in the province and one of the highest per capita incomes.

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Home to pretty treasures, Fredericton is Canada's best kept secret. A vacation to Fredericton can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Fredericton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fredericton

    Know the pollution level of Fredericton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 28.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.82 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.13 (Low)
  • Fredericton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fredericton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fredericton.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.85 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.77 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 7.69 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 92.31 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.31 (Moderate)
  • Living in Fredericton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 70.84 (High)
    • Pollution Index 23.79 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.83 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.89 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 48.35 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100.85 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fredericton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fredericton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 56.55 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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