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Address: 585 Queen Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1C3, Canada
Phone Number: 506-460-2041
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Description: 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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A great summer hangout...

A nice place to relax and eat your lunch. Lots of shady spots. Good people watching as well :) .... Occasionally a musical group will perform there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A nice place to relax and eat your lunch. Lots of shady spots. Good people watching as well :) .... Occasionally a musical group will perform there.

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Kensington, Prince Edward Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Fredericton is such a cool City! I spent some time here decades ago but man have they cleaned up the joint! Great downtown that is very convenient to walk, cheap street parking, lots of shade trees and historic too! Get a room at the Howard Johnson's and start exploring!

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Fredericton, Canada
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Officers square is located at the old barracks and has been used for many things taking place from the Craft Festival yo Ice Skating and then Countryfest. Through the week a lot of local artish make use of this location

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Thornhill, Canada
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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Happened upon the Square in time for the changing of the Guard. It is well done and explanation provided for the different exercises. Close to the museum and river downtown, so worth planning to time it right.

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Mississauga, Canada
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The city takes great care of Officer's Square and many social events take place here! It doesn't usually offer a lot of opportunities to sit but there are benches to the side and in the winter there is a free ice rink.

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Luxembourg
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Unique and well planned. The local artists shops have an array of handmade goods and willing to share their local history knowledge.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A wonderful green space in our beautiful downtown. A great place just to sit and relax, or to attend concerts, or movies. In the Summer, you can watch the Changing of the Guard. Many events are held here during the Spring, Summer and Fall months. Often times, tents can be seen being set up or taken down. Family evenings can... More 

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Waterville, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great entertaining show, we enjoyed it. Downtown area is well kept, pleasure to walk on a good day. Lots of restaurants and things to see and learn.

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Trust me, you need to visit here in July! You can watch the changing of honour guard and enjoy the fireworks and performances in Canada Day. Many events every summer. The sculpture of Lord Beaverbrook, the creator of New Brunswick tell you that yes, this is the Square!

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Brantford, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had a 4.5 hour layover in Fredericton on a flight back from Halifax to Toronto. After a short (15-18 minutes taxi ride) downtown, we had a fair bit of time to poke around. When I checked out a few things at the Tourist Information Booth in the city hall, I was told that if I got to Officers' Square... More 

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