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Address: 585 Queen Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1C3, Canada
Phone Number: 506-460-2041
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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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Officers Square is the meeting ground in downtown Fredericton. In the summer there is the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony (as the site was a former military compound the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Fredericton, Canada
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Officers Square is the meeting ground in downtown Fredericton. In the summer there is the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony (as the site was a former military compound the "soldiers" are dressed in period garb). During the War of 1812, the 104th Regiment started a march here to Kingston, ON to support the fighting. It was one of the... More 

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Thank Coolestgrammie
Fredericton, Canada
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice in summer, and in Winter, there is a skate rink! Cute lil spot :) All the stores are around with big trees

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Thank Veevii
Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Officers' Square is a wonderfully historic part of Fredericton, where there is always a LOT to see, hear, and do! It is home of the Fredericton Museum, also. During the summer months, Officers' Square is home to music concerts, each week; it is also where much of the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival is held, in mid-September (each year). In... More 

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Thank Rebecca_Jonah1970
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Officer's Square is a small park-like area in downtown Fredericton. In the middle of the green stands a statue of Lord Beaverbrook. On the far right of the green stand two cannons, symbolic to Fredericton's loyalist past of protecting the St John River. Concerts are regularly held here on a stage in front of the Officer's quarters

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Thank Chris R
Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Hard to review an open public space - but this is well used with concerts and fairs, local events and the like. It has adequate and fairly nice bathrooms, limited parking, but is in the heart of the city and scenic, clean, well maintained. If anything is happening there, and there is almost always something happening there - the venue... More 

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Thank Brett A
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

On a rainy afternoon, it was a great place to visit. There was an 18 minute visual presentation that went through the history of Fredricton. An exhibit about Terry Fox was interesting, as was the display on 'Boss Gibson'. Don't miss the large frog!

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

Hello Anita thanks very much for your feedback. Sounds like you had a great visit to the Fredericton Region Museum! THis is a great spot to learn about the history of York and Sunbury counties. And the COleman Frog is definitely one of the star attractions to this place! Hope you come back and visit more of Fredericton's great attractions!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

interesting tour. great to sit outside for free and listen to music people are playing while sitting on your chair on the grass. great place to walk around or sit and enjoy a quite moment or a friendly chat with another

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I was there to view a free event for the Harvest Jazz and Blues festival. It was a lovely green space in the heart of Fredericton with lots of room and public washroom facilities.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Located downtown Fredericton, this is a great gathering place. Lots of events during the summer and winter. There always seems to be something going on whenever we visit. The changing of the guard ceremony starts from here, twice a day in the summer. Close to shopping and restaurants.

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Thank Scottishlass123
FrederictonTourism, Owner at Officers' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on Officers' Square! It is indeed a great gathering place, and in fact many events are held in this space year round! Watch for our next big event in Officers Square in November 7-8 for "Rogers Hometown Hockey". More 

Summerside, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Free concerts and movies in the summer, skating in the winter. A much-welcomed gathering spot for Frederictonians and visitors alike right in the middle of the city.

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

Thank you for your recent feedback regarding our Officers' Square! It is a great place to sit and relax; in the summer with daily live theatre and concerts, to festivals and skating in the winter! We are very fortunate to have this public gaterhing place in the centre of our city! Visit us again! More 

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