Moose Light Blues Tent
Our largest venue and home to marquee headliners and the much-anticipated Afterburners, the Moose Light Blues Tent is located behind City Hall, off of Queen Street. It hosts a party atmosphere in a freestanding tent, which means that your view of the stage will be completely clear of tent poles! Licensed Wednesday to Saturday, admission is 19+ for all marquee and afterburner shows. The early show on Saturday is open to all ages. And remember, a ticket to the marquee show each evening gets you into our famous Afterburners!
TD Mojo Tent
A mid-sized venue in the picturesque Historic Garrison District, a national historic site, the TD Mojo Tent is located at 575 Queen Street in Officers’ Square. The tent is freestanding—no poles to block your view of the stage!—so you can groove it up on the grass dance area or check out the shows from picnic tables, general seating and bleachers. A licensed venue, admission is 19+ for all shows, Thursday to Saturday.
TD Marquee Stage at The Playhouse
Located at 686 Queen Street, Fredericton’s premier performance venue is a soft-seat theatre with reserved seating. The venue is all ages and licensed. Note: Pass holders require a separate ticket to attend Playhouse events.
Atlantic Lottery Barracks Tent
The Atlantic Lottery Barracks Tent is a prime hangout venue for the musically-hip crowd and caters to the widest age range in the Festival. The venue is open to all ages, while 19+ music fans can still grab a drink. And students, check out those light-on-the-wallet-prices, including a FREE SHOW on Thursday, September 13th with local favourite, Dub Antenna!
Cox & Palmer Blues Court
The Cox & Palmer Blues Court is in session, showcasing the very best of our electric Maritime blues tradition. Located next to the Provincial Justice Building, this venue boasts both established and up-and-coming Maritime blues talent. A licensed venue, admission is 19+.
The Daily Gleaner Officers’ Square Stage
Located at the corner of Queen and Regent in the charming Historic Garrison District, the Daily Gleaner Stage hosts our biggest free shows. Bleachers provide limited seating, so feel free to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. A family-oriented venue, music lovers of all ages are welcome to soak in the tunes and the exquisite fall backdrops during these fun-filled afternoons! Rain venue is right next-door at the TD Mojo Tent.
King’s Place Stage
Located at 440 King Street, free shows take place right in front of King’s Place Mall during lunch hour.
Fredericton’s Own Stage
This free outdoor stage is located 397 Queen Street, right in front of City Hall. The Fredericton’s Own Stage is dedicated to showcasing the fantastic music of up-and-coming Fredericton artists.
Fredericton Public Library
Stop into the Fredericton Public Library to enjoy free programming throughout the weekend. Dates, times, and activities TBD.
Located at 527 Queen Street, this free outdoor stage adds to the great atmosphere in the heart of the Festival along Queen Street and is a showcase for acoustic acts. Stop by for early evening shows before heading into one of our neighbouring tents.
JDI Busker Central
Step out on our expanded street experience on Queen Street, which runs from Regent through to York. There’s something for everyone, with exciting performance buskers and live music animating the street closure on every block. We’ve also got vendors, local artisans and crafters throughout the street experience, so stop in and check out their unique products. You’re bound to work up an appetite with all of this excitement, and we’ve got a wide variety of delicious food vendors offering up everything from classic street meat to gourmet offerings to Maritime favourites. You certainly won’t go hungry!
Pubs & Clubs
Located at various bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs, our Pubs & Clubs schedule features dozens of acts in unique, intimate venues in and around downtown Fredericton.