Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


1. What is FROSTival?

FROSTival is a 3-week winter festival held annually in the Fredericton Capital Region celebrating the winter season through various events and activities.

2. When is the FROSTival taking place in 2025?

 The dates for FROSTival and Dine Around Freddy are January 23 to February 9, 2025.

3. What kind of activities can visitors expect at the FROSTival?

 Visitors can enjoy a range of activities including dazzling performances, artisan workshops, skiing, skating, snowshoeing, culinary events, and more.

4. Where are the main venues for the FROSTival events?

The events take place across various local venues in the Fredericton Capital Region including Officers' Square, Downtown Fredericton, Crabbe Mountain, The Fredericton Playhouse and specific outdoor spaces for snow-related activities.

5. Are there any activities specifically for children?

Yes, there are plenty of family-friendly activities such as activities at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and the Fredericton Public Library, OG's Enchanting Winter Wonderland, family skating parties, EnrichKids Winter Social, FROSTival Family Snowshoe Adventure by Second Nature Outdoors, and much more!

6. Do I need to purchase tickets for the FROSTival events?

FROSTival hosts many different events so most events are either free or have a minimal entry fee. Some special events or concerts might require tickets, which can usually be purchased online or at specific locations.

8. Can I bring my pet to the FROSTival events?

While some outdoor events might be pet-friendly, it’s recommended to check the event details beforehand as some indoor venues might have restrictions.

9. What should I wear to stay warm during outdoor activities?

 Layered clothing, winter jackets, hats, gloves, and snow boots are recommended to stay warm during outdoor events.

10. Are there accommodations available for visitors coming from away?

 The Fredericton Capital Region offers a range of accommodations including hotels, motels, and bed-and-breakfasts. It's recommended to book in advance due to increased visitor numbers during the FROSTival. Check out our Accommodations Deals page for special winter package where if you stay one night – dinner is on us!

11. How can I get in touch with organizers for specific FROSTival events?

Each FROSTival event is managed by different organizations. For inquiries about a particular event, please contact the organizers directly. To reach the main contact of FROSTival, please email