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Halloween Treats & Activities

October 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am October 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins this Saturday and bring them downtown for Halloween treats and activities!

Trick or Treat! Several Downtown Businesses will have Halloween treats to hand out to children on Saturday from 12pm – 4pm (While Supplies Last):

Simms Home Hardware190 King StreetHanding out treats for anyone in a costume
MacTavish’s Source for Sports228 Queen StreetHanding out treats
Clay Cafe356 Queen StreetHanding out treats to anyone in a costume
BackTrails by The Radical Edge 386 Queen StreetShow off your Halloween Costumes! Candy will be handed out to all who dare to trick or treat!
Smoke’s Poutinerie99 York StreetHanding out treats for kiddos and free snack size poutines for parents!
Wasted Fashion 72 York StreetHanding out treats
Room2Remember Clothing and Home92 York Street Handing out treats
Room2Remember Kitchen and Baby100 York StreetHanding out treats
Hanson Road Flower Co.445 King StreetHanding out treats, plus will have a spooky photoshoot in their “Petrifying Pod”! Prize for favourite costume of the day and watch for other spooky surprises around the store! Pop-up vendor “Shop Lupin & Lilac” will also be on site with clay earrings including some halloween/fall themed products.
Lulujo 480 Queen StreetHanding out treats
The Squeeze81 Regent StreetHanding out treats
Gallery 78796 Queen StreetJoin the “Gingerbread Pumpkin Cookie Decoration” afternoon where children will do their own decorating and can take their cookie home with them (plus other treats will be handed out for the little ghosts and goblins!)

More family activities taking place downtown:

Monarch Nightclub – trick or treating available starting at 3pm, plus hosting an all ages dance party from 4-7pm, costumes encouraged!

Science East: APEGNB Haunted Tour (Low Scare) For All Ages

October 28 & 29, 10am-5pm

Each year Science East’s low-scare tour uses the wonders of science to reimagine Halloween themes in creative, fun ways-all with the backdrop of mystery and illusion of the old York County Jail. Come one, come all, and enjoy this annual Halloween event that is sure to captivate the whole family!  *Tickets Required https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/scienceeast/items/334148/calendar/2023/10/?fbclid=IwAR3ggaT5KtvlGhAmQ6Cp7tcfMSE3UYz-Fmkpx8cMAIop668Z5botNdgtkHs&full-items=yes

Fredericton Public Library

Saint John String Quartet Concert for Families

Saturday, October 28, 10:30am-11:00am at the Fredericton Public Library

Families are invited to a free musical concert at the Fredericton Public Library by the exceptionally talented Saint John String Quartet. Come and join the fun as they present a thrilling classical concert for the whole family. No need to register for this free event. https://www.facebook.com/events/1675917462885502

Student Hunger Month Storytime

Saturday, October 28, 12:00pm-12:30pm at the Fredericton Public Library

October is Student Hunger Month! Join us at the library on Saturday, October 28 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. for a family-friendly story time and information session with staff from the Fredericton Community Kitchens. Learn about food security in our community, how you can access resources, and help those in need around you. We will also be graciously accepting donations to the Fredericton Public Library’s Community Fridge! Story time is at 12:00, and the information booth will be set up from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/309716508438619

Spooktacular Storytime Party

Tuesday, October 31, 10:30am-11:15am at the Fredericton Public Library

BOO! If you’re looking for some not-so-scary fun on Halloween, you’ll have a scream at our spooktacular storytime party on Tuesday, October 31 at 10:30am! Children of all ages are invited to come dressed for fun stories, ghostly crafts, and trick-or-treating.  And, as an added bonus, we will be giving out candy and hand stamps to costumed trick-or-treaters all day (10am-5pm.)  No registration required for this free program. https://www.facebook.com/events/740300841258637/?ref=newsfeed